Publishing Paper

We understand the importance of balancing on-press performance with bottom-line results. So we offer a focused selection of coated and uncoated papers for publications, inserts, and mailings. Our unique sales approach gives you one-on-one support and flexible purchasing options.

Our Coated Publishing Papers: TruSpec
  • Ideal for catalogs, magazines and freestanding inserts
  • Proven smoothness and brightness in white shades up to 81 brightness for sharp image reproduction, good contrast, and crisp text
  • Gloss and low-glare finishes for a wide variety of publishing applications
  • Basis weights from 36# to 60#
  • Great opacity for less bleed-through from page to page and front to back
  • Excellent fiber strength that stands up to postal sorting and handling, so materials hold their shape from press to final delivery.
  • Browse TruSpec coated papers
    TruSpec4 Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss Description
    38 56 81 88 60 Our 81 bright #4 offers a combination of whiteness and brightness that brings out the best in graphics, ensuring bold colors that help sell magazines, advertising, catalog merchandise, and coupon-promoted products. Photos are vibrant. Text is crisp. The look is high-end.
    40 59 81 88.5 63
    45 67 81 90 65
    50 74 81 92 65
    60 89 81 93 65
    TruSpec4 Low Glare
    38 56 81 88 30
    40 59 81 88.5 30
    45 67 81 90 30
    50 74 81 92 30
    60 89 81 93 30
    TruSpec4.5 Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss Description
      38 56 76 88 50 Our 76 bright #4.5 fits comfortably between our #4 and #5 offerings. With balanced whiteness and brightness, #4.5 allows you to make a move up or down the coated groundwood ladder without sacrificing performance.
    40 59 76 88.5 50
    45 67 76 90 60
    50 74 76 92 60
    60 89 76 93 60
    TruSpec4.5 Low Glare
    38 56 76 89 30
    40 59 76 89.5 30
    45 67 76 91 30
    50 74 76 92 30
    60 89 76 94 30
    TruSpec5 Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss Description
      36 53 72 85 46
    38 56 72 89 50
    40 59 72 89 50
    45 67 72 89 50
    50 74 72 92 50
    55 81 72 93 50
    60 89 72 94 50
    TruSpec5 Low Glare
    38 56 72 89 30
    40 59 72 89.5 30
    45 67 72 91 30
    50 74 72 92 30
Our Uncoated Publishing Papers: Skyland Offset, Multipurpose, and Reply Card
  • Skyland Offset
    • Superior multicolor web-fed printability
    • Available in true white at 92 brightness, and seven colors: blue, canary, gray, green, ivory, cream, and pink
  • Skyland Reply Card:
    • Available in clean white shades in 92 brightness
    • Meets the USPS 0.007" reply card minimum
  • Skyland Multipurpose
    • Guaranteed for offset, laser, digital, and xerographic applications
  • Browse Skyland uncoated publishing papers
    Skyland Offset-Smooth Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity Description
    50 74 N/A 3.85 90 Provides outstanding smoothness for full ink coverage and multicolor web- and sheet-fed applications.
    60 89 N/A 4.5 92
    70 104 N/A 5.25 94
    80 118 N/A 6.0 95
    Skyland Offset-Vellum Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity Description
    50 74 N/A 4.3 90 Adds a touch of sophistication with a vellum surface that's ideal for web and sheet-fed applications.
    60 89 N/A 5.03 92
    Skyland Colors Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity Description
    50 74 N/A 4.13 Delivers outstanding opacity for multicolor offset graphics. In Blue, Canary, Green, Ivory, Cream, Pink. Gray available only in 60lb.
    Blue 95
    Canary 87
    Gray N/A
    Green 97
    Ivory 85
    Cream 85
    Pink 93
    60 89 N/A 4.88
    Blue 97
    Canary 92
    Gray 98
    Green 98
    Ivory 90
    Cream 89
    Pink 95
    Skyland Multipurpose Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity Description
    20 30 N/A 4 88.5 Offers crisp, clean results for web-fed offset and digital applications.
    24 36 N/A 4.6 90
    Skyland Reply Card Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity Description
    7pt Low Gurley 77.5 115 10 7.2 96 Offers USPS-approved performance. Multicolor offset qualified with porosity for either mechanical or vacuum insertion.
    7pt High Gurley 77.5 115 28 7.2 96
    9pt Low Gurley 99 146 15 7.2 97

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