Monadnock Paper Mills - 3/21/2007
Monadnock Paper Mills Responds to Packaging Market Needs
Bennington, NH (March 21, 2007) - Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. announces its new suite of customized
services and premium paper and board products for packaging. Monadnock, the oldest continuously operating
paper mill in America, has a long-standing reputation in the graphic arts and technical paper markets. The
company is highly regarded for its award-winning environmental commitment, manufacturing agility, customer
service and high level of craftsmanship in premium uncoated papers. Monadnock now offers brand owners a
packaging material supplier that has a long, proven record of sustainability.
Leading brands such as Estee Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, Tiffany & Co., Liz Claiborne, Anne Klein, and
Bloomingdales have relied on Monadnock for their most important communications collateral. Today, specialty
companies like these are turning to Monadnock to provide the required quality, shelf appeal and differentiation
needed to succeed at the point of purchase and beyond.
Monadnock’s broad portfolio of capabilities includes:
Wide range of performance fibers to meet the growing marketplace need for high quality environmental packaging
- including FSC-Certified Post Consumer Waste, recycled material, and various "tree-free" fibers; Decorative
and functional coatings for enhanced aesthetics and performance; Strengthening agents such as latex polymer
saturation as well as synthetic fibers for superior scoring and folding characteristics; Security features and inclusions
for in-board/on-board brand protection.
"The decision to enter this marketplace is in direct response to the needs expressed by our valued customers
at some of the most recognizable brands in the world," says David Lunati, Director of Marketing. "They’ve long
entrusted their promotional trade dress to our premium graphic arts papers and are now asking us to create
specialty packaging solutions for them. Given our fine printing and technical expertise, Monadnock is perfectly
positioned to meet their needs."
Founded in 1819, Monadnock has a long history of service to printers, converters, designers and brand owners
as a supplier of custom-made, value-added paper. The company has made significant investments to enhance
its packaging expertise including the addition of dedicated packaging resources in sales and product development.
Monadnock and Sustainability
Nestled in the hills of New Hampshire, Monadnock has a long-standing history of environmental stewardship
and sustainable manufacturing processes. Monadnock papers are made using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Certified fibers. These include sustainably harvested pulps and post-consumer waste sources. Monadnock
was the first paper mill to operate water purification facilities long before federal regulation. The mill generates
its own hydroelectric power on-site. Monadnock is an EPA Performance Track Program Member and is ISO
14001:2004 certified. It has received numerous awards for its outstanding environmental commitment including
the New Hampshire Governor’s Award for Pollution Prevention.