Southern Africa

Sappi is pleased to announce that it has joined the CBA, a new global movement which places Nature at the heart of the global circular bioeconomy.
Leaving the safety of a school environment to make one’s own way in life can be a daunting experience for young people. As a new generation of youths prepare to leave school, following a particularly challenging time worsened by the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sappi Forests reached out and extended support and advice to learners at the Mandadla High School near Bulwer in the KZN Midlands.

One side double-coated gloss label paper. Designed for wet glue labels and wrapping applications.

Pure industrial tack. Special heat-active coating to create adhesion to stretchable textiles. Specially designed for industrial printers using inks with a higher glycol content, e.g. for Kyocera print heads.

An uncoated dye sublimation paper for digital transfer printing with water-based dye sublimation inks. The papers are designed for industrial printers and are particularly applicable for light designs.

A one side double clay coated Kraft paper with reverse-side functional coating. Designed for visual communications, composites and self adhesive tapes and office material.

A one side single clay coated Kraft paper. Designed for visual communications, self adhesive office material.

As we celebrate World Bicycle Day on 03 June, Sappi salutes this humble, yet inspirational mode of transport, which helps to bring to life some rural economies through tourism and recreational activities.
Sappi has partnered with Birla Cellulose, one of the leading viscose manufacturers in the textile value chain, to provide a forest-to-garment traceability solution for brand owners.
Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am pleased with the steady recovery from the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. EBITDA continued to improve quarter-on-quarter from a low of US$26m in our third quarter of 2020 through US$98m in the previous quarter to US$112m for the current quarter, with further improvement expected for our third quarter.”