2014-01-23 10:45:57 - Finnish speciality cartonboard producer Pankaboard has announced that it is to exhibit at this year’s Packaging Innovations exhibition for the first time, marking the first appearance of its UK sales team, following the opening of its new UK sales office in Nottingham last year.
The show will see Pankaboard exhibit and display information about its innovative and diverse speciality paperboard product ranges, which includes folding boxboard and groundwood based speciality boards, as well its uncoated and bleached speciality boards.
Pankaboard’s presence at Packaging Innovations underlines the commitment to the UK market, and forms part of Pankaboard’s plans for growth and development in the UK packaging sector throughout 2014 and beyond.
Commenting on Pankaboard’s appearance at the show, and what customers can expect to see exhibited on the stand, Pankaboard’s Vice-President for Sales and Marketing, Christer Nordman, stated, “We believe the Packaging Innovation exhibition is the right forum for Pankaboard to further introduce our wide product range to the packaging and converting industry in the UK. As
a new development we can proudly present a compostable solution (PankaPlex) for the food service industry
Members of the Pankaboard UK sales team, including UK Regional Sales Director, Mark Aubrey will be available on the stand to welcome, meet, greet and handle any customer enquiries, as well as being able to provide detailed information about the company’s diverse and unique product range and product availability.
With a history of production dating back over 100 years, Pankaboard has developed a reputation for the production of high quality speciality cartonboard products, focusing on the production of higher end grammage folding box board products, making it unique in its sector with a diverse product range, and a reputation for quality, knowledge and service.
Pankaboard has established itself as a known supplier of speciality carton board products for use in food and luxury beverage packaging, as well as a supplier of speciality boards for an array of demanding applications covering food-service use, display and the laminated business segment.
The Pankaboard sales team and information on its products can be found at Packaging Innovations on stand number L43.
Packaging Innovations 2014 is the international trade show for the packaging industry, offering an array of product launches and packaging solutions from a wide variety of international exhibitors. The exhibition caters for all areas of the packaging sector, from food and drink, to luxury, cosmetic or pharmaceutical packaging. Packaging Innovations is being held at the NEC in Birmingham from 26-27th February. For more information on the show visit www.easyfairs.com/PIUK
Notes to editors
From its mill in Pankakoski, Eastern Finland, Pankaboard specialises in the production of boards for packaging and graphical end uses; from two distinctly different board machines. Pankaboard is the world leader in high thickness folding boxboards, with grammages extending from 275 g/m2 up to an exceptional 560 g/m2.
The company employs a team of around 160 employees, and established a UK sales office in Nottingham in the UK in 2013.
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