Electrastar Sage

Electrastar™ Sage is the brand name for our super high-brightness machine finished uncoated grade. It has excellent opacity, super optical properties and is bulky, yet light. Electrastar Sage is manufactured at our Powell River mill.

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 the work of GreenBlue, a non-profit institute working with the private sector to redesign industrial systems.

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

Product Specifications

  ELECTRASTAR SAGE ELECTRASTAR SAGE 84
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 48.8 52 55 59.2 62.9 66.5 74 62.9 66.5 74
BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 33 35.2 37.2 40 42.5 45 50 42.5 45 50
BRIGHTNESS (%) 76 80 80 80 80 80 80 84 84 84
OPACITY (%) 93 93.5 94 95 95.5 96 97 95.5 96 97

Key Product Characteristics

Environmentally Preferred — 100% certified fibre obtained from sustainably managed forests
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
Printability — Excellent runnability: great for super high-bright needs; fantastic print reproduction, clean, sharp and white
Yield Advantage — Wide range of basis weights: 48.8 to 74 gsm gives you bulk without weight for a wide range of products
Versatile — Great for events, promotions, front pages, magazines, catalogues, course guides, programs and more
Key Features — Higher brightness, shade and a very high opacity (up to 97%) means clean, sharp results
Optical Properties — Blue-white shade improves readability, and high contrast makes graphics look crisp, sharp and colourful
Flexible and Responsive — Exceptional service and delivery to both local customers and national accounts

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