Verso introduces new release liner papers

Verso Corporation, a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, today introduced GlazeSil, a specialized family of lightweight uncoated, machine glazed release liner papers specifically designed for hygiene and medical applications.

"This exciting addition to Verso's industry leading release liner product portfolio gives producers of hygiene, medical and personal care products more options than ever to meet their unique converting performance, reliability and silicone coating requirements," said Mike Weinhold, Verso Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development. "You can count on GlazeSil™ to deliver the functionality and features required to innovate and differentiate in these markets."

Verso is proud to offer the largest portfolio of pressure sensitive papers in North America, featuring a comprehensive range of label and release liner base papers designed for specific end uses. Available in a wide variety of light basis weights, GlazeSil™ is engineered for healthcare applications such as diaper tape release, feminine care, incontinence and personal care products. GlazeSil™ offers a smooth, uniform surface for excellent silicone coating and release liner characteristics.

The GlazeSil product line is produced on paper machine No. 5 at Verso's Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, and offers basis weights (3000 sq. ft.) ranging from 17 lb. to 43 lb., each optimized for specific end uses. According to Jason Handel, Verso Group Vice President of Product Development and Technical Sales, "The No. 5 paper machine has an outstanding reputation for producing high quality papers with excellent surface characteristics and reliable performance. GlazeSil™ is just one example of Verso's commitment to delivering innovative and reliable solutions as the leading provider of pressure sensitive papers in North America."