- April 10, 2008
HELSINKI, FINLAND | UPM Raflatac has opened a new North American pressure-sensitive label stock manufacturing facility in Dixon, IL, approximately 100 miles west of Chicago. The $100 million facility will offer the company's full product range of paper and film label products and features the company's latest proprietary technical solutions in both the coating and finishing areas.
According to Heikki Pikkarainen, president of UPM Raflatac, "Our mission is to continuously develop our product offerings and service concepts and provide substantial value to our label printer customers. The Dixon factory is one of the key strategic investments we have made to increase our capabilities and build capacity in North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. With the new facility we're further enhancing our service capabilities to remain our partners' number one choice in the important North American market."