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Flo maximizes your budget without sacrificing quality.

Flo is the dependable economy paper that helps you stretch your budget without compromising quality or environmental responsibility. Backed by Sappi's domestic supply chain and trusted technical support, eco-paper Flo delivers the integrity and strength needed to consistently handle the job—all at an economy paper price.            

Work Flo

The integrity and strength needed to consistently handle the job.

Supply Flo

Backed by domestic supply chain support to minimize lead-time.            

Press Flo

Industry standard print quality that is backed by trusted technical support.

Cash Flo

Lean cost structure provides an avenue to generate cost savings.            

Environmentally Responsible

Flo sheets feature FSC® and SFI® Chain of Custody certifications, is Lacey Act compliant, and 100% of the electricity used to manufacture Flo sheets is generated with Green-e® certified renewable energy. As an eco-paper, 10% of the fiber in Flo sheets is derived from Post Consumer Waste (PCW). Flo web features SFI® Chain of Custody certification as a standard offering ensuring that the fiber is sourced from responsibly managed forests and is Lacey Act compliant. Available with 10% of the fiber derived from PCW and either PEFC or FSC® Chain of Custody certification upon request. Sappi Fine Paper North America is a certified SmartWaySM Transport partner.

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Overview

Grades are run to weight and finish except where noted.
Surface Gloss Gloss Web Dull Matte Matte Web
Format Digital Sizes¹
Sheets

¹ see Flo Digital
Rolls/Web
Digital Sizes¹
Sheets

¹ see Flo Digital
Sheets
Rolls/Web
Type Economy Family
Coated fine paper (US)
Economy Family
Coated fine paper (US)
Economy Family
Coated fine paper (US)
Economy Family
Coated fine paper (US)
Economy Family
Coated fine paper (US)
Print process Sheetfed offset litho printing
Digital Printing
Heatset web offset printing
Sheetfed offset litho printing
Digital printing
Sheetfed offset litho printing
Heatset web offset printing
Basis weight text 60lb / 89 gsm
70lb / 104 gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
40lb / 59 gsm
43lb / 64 gsm
45lb / 67 gsm
50lb / 74 gsm
60lb / 89 gsm
70lb / 104 gsm
70lb / 104 gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
60lb / 89 gsm
70lb / 104 gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
110lb / 7pt. / 162 gsm
40lb / 59 gsm
45lb / 67 gsm*
50lb / 74 gsm*

* Meets NASTA specifications.
Basis weight cover 80lb / 7pt. / 216 gsm
100lb / 9pt. / 270 gsm
None
80lb / 7pt. / 216 gsm
100lb / 9pt. / 270 gsm
80lb / 9pt. / 216 gsm
None

Benefits

Sappi Solution Gloss Dull Matte  
Rich, Tactile Sense
elegant, sophisticated luxury items; textured images; illustrations; textiles
 
 
 
 
Fine Detail
reproductions; hard, shiny objects,
metallic inks; solids and screens
 
 
 
 
Readability and Clarity
text combined with imagery; soft subject matter; low–glare requirements; financials
 
 
 
 
Accurate Color Matching
flesh tones; fine art reproductions; product/brand; replications
 
 
 
 
Warmth and Depth
images rich in warm tones (furniture, food, fabrics); earth tones; illustrations
 
 
 
 
Cool and Crisp
images using cool blue tones; high–contrast imagery; hard, shiny metallic objects; black-and-white photography
 
 
 
 
Heft and Substance
items handled by consumers; direct-mail; brand communications; point-of-purchase material; inserts
 
 
 
 
Environmental
products requiring environmentally friendly paper; corporate responsibility reports; corporate communications; catalogs
 
 
 
 

End Use Applications

End Use Applications Gloss Gloss Web Dull Matte Matte Web
Books X X X X X
Brochures X X X    
Calendars X   X    
Catalogs X X X   X
Direct Mail X X X X X
Digital Printing X   X    
Greeting Cards X   X X  
Inserts X X X X  
Leaflets X   X X  
Magazines   X     X
Posters X   X    
Sustainability Reports X   X    

The Sustainable Choice

It's not just about preserving our forests and resources—although that's extremely important. It's also about preserving the integrity of your communications. That's why Sappi has attained the highest levels of third party certification possible for a paper company.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification means from the forest to the printer, this paper is produced following the most sustainable practices currently available.

* Flo web is available as FSC certified upon request

The SFI Program certifies that 100% of the raw materials used to manufacture this paper comes through our SFI certified procurement system. The SFI Standard balances the perpetual growing and harvesting of trees with wildlife, plant, soil and water protection.

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification—an independent, nonprofit, non-governmental organization—works with forest managers, paper and timber companies and their external certifiers to assure that the world’s forests are managed sustainably for the benefit of future generations.

* Flo web is available as PEFC certified upon request