Pacificote Sage

Pacificote Sage

Pacificote Sage 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. Available in Gloss, Satin and Matte finish.

The Benefits: 

Our Sage line of products are the greenest of our great specialty papers, offering a verifiable environmental pedigree and chain-of-custody system. And, $1 of every tonne of Sage paper sold goes to support our partners' sustainability initiatives.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • 100% certified fibre
  • Backed with PEFC chain of custody
  • Manufactured carbon-neutral
  • Visibility of environmental footprint

Product Specifications

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 2.30
OPACITY (%) 92.3 92.3 93.2 94 95 93 93

Key Product Characteristics

Environmentally Preferred — 100% certified fibre obtained from sustainably managed forests
Higher Caliper — Means you get the bulk and ‘feel’ you are looking for, with the cost efficiency of using a lighter basis weight paper
Third-Party Verification — Backed with PEFC chain of custody and manufactured carbon-neutral using ISO standards
Transparency — Visibility of environmental footprint provided through Metafore's Environmental Paper Assessment Tool, a project of GreenBlue
Relationships — Constructive engagement with broad network of environmental groups and known for technical and service excellence
Excellent Printability — Superb snap, contrast, whiteness, holdout and print quality; excellent print appearance
Superior Runnability — Continues to maintain our tradition as a top quartile pressroom performer
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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