‘The Magic Weekend’:International Paper announces their promotion with Paper 4 Print

Monday, Mar 10, 2014

Brussels, Belgium, – 6th March, 2014 – The world’s largest paper and packaging company, International Paper, has announced that in association with leading regional paper merchant Paper 4 Print, it is ready to offer customers who place an order for £200 in March , the chance to win tickets to the Rugby League ‘Magic Weekend’.

Customers who spend £200 on International Paper’s Rey Text & Graphics range of papers with Paper 4 Print will be placed into a fantastic prize draw, where they stand the chance of winning  tickets to Rugby League ‘Magic Weekend’, supposed to be  held on Saturday, 17th May at the venue of the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.

 Mike Robertson, International Paper’s Country Manager UK , when asked to comment stated, “We are delighted to expand our Rey range of papers available to customers in the North of England from Paper 4 Print. Rey Text and Graphics is an ideal paper for a wide range of print technologies from Litho to Digital.”

Mark Haworth Sales Director of Paper 4 Print added by saying , “Rey Text & Graphics is a high quality addition to our product portfolio and we at Paper 4 Print are delighted to be able to offer our customers, in conjunction with International Paper, the chance to win tickets for The Magic Weekend by spending £200 or more on this product in a single transaction during March.”

He continued, “The tickets on offer are for Saturday 17th May and the four fixtures on this date culminate in the Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos battle of the Roses – an event that sport fans across the North West will savour!”

The Rey range is produced at International Paper’s Saillat mill in France, which is one of the world’s best performing sites in terms of CO2 emissions., Saillat has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 78%,since 1990

The Saillat mill uses thinning from certified forests or those that are in the process of becoming certified, with its main forestry supplies located within just 128km of the mill, reducing any transport related environmental impacts such as CO2 emissions.

Saillat also recovers by-products from the furniture and framing industries which represents 27% of its wood supply. In terms of energy efficiencies and performance, some 88% of Saillat's energy requirements are met by the on-site production of green energy (biomass).

The Rey Text and Graphics range is now Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified, which means that the wood used to make the paper is produced from sustainably managed forests.
The Rey range is also EU Ecolabel-accredited, which is the official European eco-certification. This label is awarded only after strict assessment of a product’s impact on the environment – throughout its life cycle from raw material through to distribution.

Available in both cut sizes, folio sheets and reels, The Rey Text and Graphics range is available in a range of grammages from 80gsm to 160gsm.

Paper merchant Paper 4 Print has its sales offices in Manchester and Liverpool, and supplies all types of paper and board to litho and digital printers throughout the Northwest & North Wales, along with large format digital media. Paper 4 Print is also a member of the AIMS Group, a purchasing consortium of independent regional paper merchants in the UK.

For more information on International Paper and its product ranges, please contact Mike Robertson, International Paper’s UK & Ireland Country Manager at

About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 70,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide. International Paper net sales for 2012 were $28 billion. For more information about International Paper, its products and stewardship efforts, visit

In Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia (EMEA), International Paper focuses on the production and marketing of office papers and paper-based packaging. The company is a leading supplier of high-quality cutsize papers, coated and uncoated paperboard and corrugated containers for a wide range of applications. International Paper in EMEA had net sales of approximately $3 billion in 2012 and employs approximately 9,100 people.