“Sappi’s goal is to be an exciting, growing and profitable leader in specialised cellulose and paper, leveraging our resources to provide value to and meet the needs of our customers, as well as of our shareholders, our employees and our communities. Established in 1936 in South Africa, we have grown to become a global leader in providing specialised cellulose, coated graphics paper and casting release paper solutions to our direct and indirect customer base across more than 100 countries.

We are the world’s leading producer of dissolving wood pulp (specialised cellulose), mainly used to create viscose staple fibre for clothing and textiles. The conversion projects at our Ngodwana Mill in South Africa and Cloquet Mill in the USA (due for completion in June 2013) will increase the company’s capacity from 800,000 tons to 1.3 million tons in this rapidly growing business, allowing us to supply more customers with our highly acclaimed specialised cellulose products. We ensure top quality customer collaboration and service through dedicated sales, shipping and logistics teams as well as dedicated Research and Development capacity.

With over 50 years of experience in specialised cellulose, we bring to you in-depth technical knowledge of the product segments; secure and sustainable wood baskets; strong existing relationships; very competitive pricing and supply flexibility.”