Directory paper grade. Catalyst Directory is recognized for excellent performance and high bulking characteristics at low basis weights. Our directory is used to produce telephone books, airline schedules and catalogs. Security of supply is our competitive advantage. Catalyst is the only company that has 3 paper machines at two different mills that can produce telephone directory paper. Both the Port Alberni and Crofton mills can meet your quality and service expectations.
Catalyst Directory provides superior reproduction, registration, sheet cleanliness, excellent bulk, opacity and show-through. Offering strength, printability and stability, it’s the right print solution for all lightweight directories, including those with four-colour graphics and higher ink loads.
Key Product Characteristics
|Lighter Weights — Available in basis weights ranging from 18 (29gsm) to 22.1 (36 gsm)|
|Appearance — Creamy white shade for excellent opacity|
|Savings — Solid performer on press, with good runnability and reliability. High bulk characteristic presents opportunity to reduce weight without impacting opacity or book thickness|
|History — Leaders in the production of lightweight, high-opacity directory paper made on modern, dedicated machines. Experience counts: we’ve been doing this for a long time|
|Commitment — We are the largest producer by capacity of telephone directory paper in the world…two mills and 3 paper machines. We have strong management-union working relationship and a history of stable, dependable on-time delivery|
- Made with more than 85% renewable energy
- Certified to PEFC
- Elemental chlorine free
- No Boreal fibre
|BASIS WEIGHT (# news basis)||18||19.4||20.9|
|BASIS WEIGHT (gsm)||29.3||31.5||34|
|BRIGHTNESS ISO (%)||56||54||54|