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What makes us the real McCoy?

When you want to be seen as a true leader, no other fine paper will make you look as good as McCoy. And thanks to more affordable pricing, it's never been easier for your brand to look its best. Infused with premium ingredients and backed by Sappi quality assurances, McCoy is the fine paper all others are judged by. Nothing else compares.

Proprietary Silk Paper

A one-of-a-kind finish for those who want the ultimate tactile and print experience.

Premium Ingredients

Better print uniformity and surface which promotes clarity, detail and intense color.

Side-to-Side Consistency

The most consistent printing surfaces available, so it prints easier and looks more uniform side-to-side.

Environmentally Responsible

McCoy features FSC® and SFI® Chain of Custody certifications, is Lacey Act compliant, and 100% of the electricity used to manufacture McCoy is generated with Green-e® certified renewable energy. 10% of the fiber in McCoy sheets is derived from Post Consumer Waste (PCW). Sappi Fine Paper North America is a certified SmartWaySM Transport Partner.

Enhanced Optics

Engineered to deliver optimal contrast and vivid color across Gloss, Matte, and Silk paper.

Fade Resistance

Unique coating formulation ensures lasting whiteness and image integrity.

Wide Range of Basis Weights

An expansive range of basis weights offered—including 80 to 100lb Text as well as Cover weights up to 130lb. McCoy Silk Cover 130lb, with a caliper in excess of 13pt, is an excellent board grade substitution.

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Overview

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

¹ see McCoy Digital
Sheets
Rolls/Web
Digital Sizes¹
Sheets
Rolls/Web

¹ see McCoy Digital
Type Premium family
coated fine paper (US)
Premium family
coated fine paper (US)
Premium family
coated fine paper (US)
Print process Sheetfed offset litho printing
Heatset web offset printing
Digital printing
Sheetfed offset litho printing
Heatset web offset printing
Sheetfed offset litho printing
Heatset web offset printing
Digital printing
Basis weight text 80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
Basis weight cover 80lb / 216 gsm
100lb / 270 gsm*
120lb / 325 gsm*

* sheet only
65lb / 176 gsm
80lb / 216 gsm
100lb / 270 gsm*

* sheet only
80lb / 216 gsm
100lb / 270 gsm*
120lb / 325 gsm*
130lb / 352 gsm*

* sheet only

Benefits

Sappi Solution Gloss Matte Silk  
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 Matte Silk  
Annual Reports X X X  
Books X X X  
Brochures X X X  
Calendars X X X  
Presentation Folders X   X  
Digital Printing X   X  
Greeting Cards X X X  
Inserts X X X  
Leaflets X X X  
Posters X   X  
Sustainability Reports X 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.

Green-e the nation's leading independent verification program for renewable energy products, has certified Sappi's Cloquet Mill facility for the renewable energy generated and used here.

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.