Pacificote

Pacificote

Pacificote is our high quality coated four paper grade. Its brightness and superior printability make it ideal for magazine, catalogue, insert and direct mail advertising applications printed on heatset offset presses. Available in Gloss and Matte finish.

The Benefits: 

Pacificote is our coated four product. Manufactured at Catalyst’s Port Alberni mill, this high-quality, coated paper is high-bright, with superior printability and runnability, making it ideal for heatset offset printing.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • Made with 87% renewable energy
  • Outstanding emissions performance
  • Fibre from legal North American sources
  • Operations certified to ISO environment and quality standards
  • Enhanced elemental Chlorine free
  • Available as Pacificote Sage – superb environmental pedigree

Product Specifications

  GLOSS MATTE*
BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 38 40 43 45 50 38 40
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 56.2 59.2 63.6 66.6 74 56.2 59.2
BRIGHTNESS (%) 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
GLOSS (%) 60 60 62 64 65 25 25
CALIPER (thou) 2.12 2.24 2.36 2.44 2.72 2.24 2.36
OPACITY ISO (%) 92.3 92.3 93.3 94 95 93 93
*Matte grades subject to minimum quantities and trim.

Key Product Characteristics

Blue-White Shade – Means excellent reproduction, opacity and contrast
Excellent Printability – Superb snap, contrast, whiteness, holdout, and print quality for overall excellent print appearance
Higher Caliper – Means you get the bulk and ‘feel’ you are looking for, with the cost efficiency of using a lighter basis weight paper
Superior Runnability – Continues to maintain our tradition as a top quartile pressroom performer
Relationships – Excellent relationships with key printers and pressrooms due to our best-in-class technical, sales and customer service
Flexible and Responsive – Exceptional service and delivery to both local customers and national accounts; location advantage for west coast and central North American printers

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