Somerset is the premier high volume paper with renowned ink gloss for dynamic and vibrant imagery. Designed for optimal web strength and superior heft and stiffness, it's no surprise that it's the magazine paper publications know and trust.
Proprietary finishing process designed to ensure fewer web breaks, less basis weight variation and minimal complaints per thousand tons.
Heft and Stiffness
Delivering a higher quality feel than any competitive grade at the same basis weight—the feel of an extra ten pounds without the cost.
Somerset always features SFI® Chain of Custody certification ensuring that the fiber used to manufacture Somerset 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.
Exceptional Ink Gloss
Best-in-the-business ink gloss holds inks on the surface for more dynamic and vibrant images.
Proprietary coating and calendering minimizes picking and piling, resulting in fewer wash-ups.
Broad Choice of Weights and Finishes
Options are numerous with weights ranging from 45lb Text to 80lb Cover and a variety of finishes including Gloss, Satin, and Matte.
Three machines—all capable of producing a high volume of multiple weights and finishes—under one roof, making it an ideal choice for magazine paper. No one else can match this back-up assurance.
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.
* Available in limited quantity and by 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.