Category Archives: McCoy

Sappi’s “True or False” Guide Challenges Preconceived Notions about Paper

Filled with entertaining urban legends and popular misconceptions, Sappi’s new “True or False” booklet challenges frequently heard myths like “humans only use 10% of their brains” and “lightning never strikes the same place twice.” It also refutes the widespread belief that uncoated printing papers cost less than coated.  In reality, Sappi’s #1 McCoy and #2 Opus are both less than uncoated opaques such as Cougar, Finch Fine or Accent Opaque. In addition to comparing costs, performance capabilities, and environmental benefits between coated and uncoated sheets, “True or False” presents an actual side-by-side demonstration of the same image printed with the same press settings on Sappi McCoy Matte and Silk and two comparable uncoated grades, so readers can see the tactile and visual differences for themselves. Continue reading

Sappi’s best-of-the best…New McCoy swatchbooks

photoThe brand new Sappi McCoy swatchbooks are available. Nothing has changed with the paper…it’s still the same great sheet, but they have discontinued the 65 cover Matte finish and made a few changes to sizes available.

What makes McCoy Sappi’s the “best-of-the-best” among their line of coated papers? It comes down to ingredients, surface and bulk. Continue reading