NewPage Corporation and Spicers Paper announced today a definitive agreement for NewPage to supply Spicers Paper with a private label brand of coated papers, Discovery, effective immediately. Discovery is a recognized and long standing Spicers Paper brand that is the foundation of the company’s exclusive Advantage Grade family of coated paper products. Discovery, supplied by NewPage, offers an enhanced value proposition to customers who will benefit from a domestically-produced product that is widely available and produced across an efficient and flexible paper manufacturing infrastructure.
Charlie Whitaker, president of Spicers Paper commented, “Spicers Paper is excited to partner with a leading United States fine paper manufacturer such as NewPage. The future of our coveted Discovery brand, a key component of our Advantage Grade portfolio of coated products, is in very capable hands. This change represents an enhanced value proposition to our customers on many fronts including Sustainable Forestry Initiative certification and a long-term sustainable source of supply for Discovery.”