Range consists of three versions

Fedrigoni launches new papers aimed at high-end projects

The product name is inspired by the Mistral wind in the Mediterranean
The product name is inspired by the Mistral wind in the Mediterranean

Fedrigoni has expanded its range with the introduction of Mistral, a new collection of special natural and coated papers suitable for high-end publishing projects and more.

With a name inspired by the Mistral wind in the Mediterranean, which brings with it a more peaceful and fresher climate, the new range is available in grammages from 100 to 400gsm.

It comes in a more elegant texture in the Tradition version, and a geometrical weave in the Design version, both “with a delicate and refined touch” according to Fedrigoni.

Tones range from the bright Ivory, to the natural white – free of optical brighteners – Natural, to Premium White.

The range consists of three versions, all made from pure ECF pulp and FSC certified and compatible with the most common printing technologies.

Mistral Tradition comprises natural papers and boards embossed on both sides with Tradition textures and is available in six grammages (100, 120, 170, 250, 320 and 400gsm) and in the colour options Premium White, Natural, and Ivory.

Mistral Stucco Tradition, also available with double-sided embossed papers and boards, is subjected to the special Stucco surface treatment, which is said to guarantee high colour rendition, intensity, and homogeneity of the print, ensuring images are “sharp and brilliant”, while maintaining the appearance of the paper.

It is available in four grammages (120, 170, 270 and 350gsm) in Premium White and Natural shades.

Finally, Mistral Design includes natural papers and boards embossed on both sides in Design texture, in four grammages (120, 170, 250 and 350gsm) and two shades – Premium White and Natural.

For the higher grammages, the substrate consists of a multi-layer structure, which is said to provide Mistral with “a series of superior mechanical characteristics” such as stiffness, tear resistance, high thickness, roughness, and a particular tactile performance.

“Mistral combines tradition and innovation with a touch of luxury packaging. The breadth of the range makes it suitable for a wide variety of creative needs, adding a refined and absolutely original touch to every project,” said Celine Bertuzzi, head of product marketing for Fedrigoni Special Papers.

“Mistral is part of the new offerings dedicated to the creative communication of Fedrigoni Special Papers – the new name of our division dedicated to special papers – which comprises three sectors: luxury packaging, publishing and creative communication, and technical solutions.

“Technical expertise, high quality materials, continuous innovation and a commitment to sustainability allows us to create a scenario in which, similar to a blank page, most creative ideas take shape. This is also reflected in our new concept for Fedrigoni Special Papers, entitled: ‘Shaping Ideas’.”

Fedrigoni said applications for the new papers included high-end publishing projects such as books, catalogues, and covers, plus invitations and brochures, greetings cards, tags, and luxury packaging.