Free PaperSpecs Webinar – “The Secret Life of Paperboard”

April 19, 2011
2:00 p.m. Eastern (11:00 a.m. Pacific)

“The Secret Life of Paperboard” is a free webinar hosted by PaperSpecs and Kallima® Paper that will reveal the “other side” of paperboard.

Palo Alto, California – April 5, 2011 – Convinced that paperboard is only for packaging? Think paperboard is hard to print? Believe you can’t get too creative with paperboard? If so, then the free Webinar “The Secret Life of Paperboard” will be an eye opener.

Guest speaker Stuart Slater, director of business development at Contemporary Graphics, will reveal paperboard’s untold Cinderella story. “Stuart is uniquely qualified to lead this discussion on paperboard,” says PaperSpecs Founder Sabine Lenz. “His expertise is printing, design and papermaking have made him a respected resource among designers, printers and paper mills alike.”

“Paperboard can be used for as many applications as text or cover stock, and this side of the story deserves to be heard,” says Slater. From magazine covers to direct mail, from menus to greeting cards, paperboard is effective, economical and versatile.”

Along with samples of paperboard success stories, Slater will answer some of the most frequently asked questions such as:

  • When does paperboard’s lightweight construction save money?
  • What’s the difference between caliper and weight?
  • Will the press be able to run paperboard with quality results?
  • Can paperboard be foil stamped, embossed and coated?
  • Are there environmentally sustainable paperboard options?
  • Why should you care about paperboard?

You don’t want to miss “The Secret Life of Paperboard.” This webinar is free thanks to the generous support of Kallima® Paper. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today for this special event at

About Stuart Slater
Stuart is a graduate of Rutgers University where he received a degree in both marketing and economics. He embarked on his career in the printing industry in 1978, serving primarily in a sales capacity at various organizations. Stuart found a home at Pomco Graphic Arts in 1989, first as an account executive, then later as a co-owner and vice-president of Pomco. Recently Pomco has combined its equipment, personnel and industry expertise with New Jersey-based Contemporary Graphics. He has written and published many articles on various printing processes, and has served two terms as a Board Member of the Philadelphia Chapter of AIGA. Stuart does extensive work serving the paper industry, consulting on the manufacturing of paper swatchbooks and promotional materials for many large and international paper mills.

About Kallima® Paper/Tembec Paperboard Group
Located in Temiscaming, Quebec, the Tembec Paperboard Group is a dynamic state-of-the-art Canadian manufacturer of fully bleached lightweight coated paperboard. Since its inception in 1990, the Paperboard Group has maintained a relentless focus on quality, innovation, customer service and solid environmental ethics.

Kallima® is the Tembec Paperboard Group’s signature brand encompassing a range of high performance coated cover paperboard products used in commercial printing, publishing, prestige packaging, high-impact graphic corrugated containers, point-of-purchase displays and litho-laminated packaging. The Tembec Paperboard Group’s customers in Canada, the United States, and the rest of the world rely on Kallima®’s superior quality and the savings realized through Kallima®’s unique low-density construction resulting in a significant basis weight advantage over competing products.

In addition to such an impressive line-up of Kallima® products, the Tembec Paperboard Group is extremely proud of its industry leading environmental practices. Tembec was first in North America to receive FSC certification which now extends to 100 percent of the 24 million acres of forest it directly manages, making Tembec one of the largest producers of FSC products in the marketplace and a leading supplier of FSC pulp. A 56 percent reduction of greenhouses gases over the last six years is another proud achievement and a testament of Tembec’s continuous and tireless effort to maintain its leadership in environmental initiatives. To learn more about the Tembec Paperboard Group and Kallima®, please visit or

About PaperSpecs
Finding the most accurate information on paper availability, green certifications and trends like digital paper options is a challenge for designers, print buyers and paper purchasers worldwide. This reality inspired Sabine Lenz, designer and author, to create PaperSpecs, the first independent and comprehensive Web-based paper selection tool. The search mechanism is specifically designed to help paper specifiers easily and quickly find the paper that meets their project’s sustainability goals, creative vision and process requirements.


Copyright 2011. All brand names are the property of their respective owners and may or may not be trademarked.

Sabine Lenz
127A Coleridge Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301
T: 650-321-5152


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


© 2002 - 2024 PaperSpecs

Log in

Forgot your details?