UPM Raflatac expands presence in Americas by acquiring assets of Seattle-based Converters Expresshttp://www.upmraflatac.com/na/en/news/details/upm-raflatac-expands-presence-in-americas-by-acquiring-assets-of-seattle-based-converters-expressUPM Raflatac expands presence in Americas by acquiring assets of Seattle-based Converters Express9/10/2018 2:00:00 PMNews;Press releases<p><img src="http://assets.upmraflatac.com/News%20images/2017/SWLS%20-%20Fb%20and%20LI.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:500px;height:336px;" /></p><p>​UPM Raflatac, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, has completed its acquisition of the assets of Seattle, Washington-based Converters Express, Inc. </p><p>By opening a terminal in the Seattle area, UPM Raflatac will continue to deliver on its promise to provide customers world class service with a local touch. This acquisition allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities to the Northwestern U.S. label market by offering label converters in the area an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products – particularly in the wine and craft beverage segments. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"We are pleased to continue the expansion of our presence and service in North America by acquiring the assets of Converters Express," says <strong>Linnea Keen</strong>, Vice President, Sales, North America, UPM Raflatac. "We are now better equipped than ever before to serve the label converters in this region by providing the market next day service on a wide range of high quality labelstock." </p><p>"I am happy the next chapter for Coverters Express involves integrating with the exceptional infrastructure and resources from UPM Raflatac," says <strong>Lynda Tarvin</strong>, Owner, Converters Express, Inc. "Their knowledge and exceptional portfolio of products will certainly provide more solutions and services along with quick turnaround to our Pacific Northwest label converters."</p><p><strong>For more information, please contact:</strong></p><p><strong>Scott Sowers</strong></p><p>Senior Communications Specialist, UPM Raflatac</p>

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