xpedx Expands Digital Portfolio with PoliPrint and YUPOBlue Synthetic Papers

xpedx has announced the broadening of its digital papers portfolio with the addition of two new synthetic papers, PoliPrint Xerographic Polyester Paper and YUPOBlue for HP Indigo. Both are now available nationwide from the xpedx network of distribution centers. “xpedx has offered durable synthetic papers to our customers for many years, and we are further expanding our commitment with digital synthetics to meet the evolving needs of our customers,” said Rick Burdick, vice president-sales, … [Read more...]

YUPO Names 2013 Wally Award Winners

HOW Design Conference Attendees Select Winners in 3 Categories for 10th Annual Design Competition CHESAPEAKE, VA (July 2013) – YUPO Corporation America, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic paper and presenter of the Wally Awards, has announced the winners of the tenth annual design competition. Best Design Entry – Immedia Corporate Brochure, Jessica Roberts, Immedia – Minneapolis, MN Best Package Entry – Children’s Health Investment Program Toolkit by C.H.I.P. at Chesapeake … [Read more...]

YUPO Corporation in Chesapeake announces new CEO, plans for expansion

From TidewaterBiz CHESAPEAKE Yupo Corporation America recently appointed Paul Mitcham as president and chief executive officer of its Chesapeake facility, the company announced. This marks the first time in the synthetic paper manufacturer's history that an American has been promoted to such a position. Masakuni Fukutome, who Mitcham succeeds as president and CEO,  is returning to Yupo Corporation’s headquarters in Japan. By the end of the year Yupo plans to expand its Chesapeake … [Read more...]

YUPO Names 2012 Wally Award Winners

HOW Design Conference Attendees Select Winners in Three Categories for Ninth Annual Design Competition (Chesapeake, VA) -- Yupo Corporation America, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic paper and presenter of the Wally Awards, has announced the winners of the ninth annual design competition. Best Design entry – Set Sail Challenge by Tom Moe of Daily Printing - Plymouth, MN Best Package entry – Home Depot Plant Marker Gift Card Carrier by Jeff Sproat of Jet Printing - Downers … [Read more...]

Two Yupo Grades Selected For Material Connexion Library

(CHESAPEAKE, VA August 2012)  Two Yupo products -- YUPO Octopus and YUPO Accel -- have recently been accepted into the world’s largest resource of advanced, innovative and sustainable materials and processes. YUPO Octopus®, a premium synthetic paper that adheres to any smooth surface yet is removable and reusable thanks to a new technology called “micro-suction” YUPO Accel® is the fastest-drying synthetic paper on the market and is 80% faster drying than our YUPO Original, yet remains the … [Read more...]