Printing Paper

You'll choose our proven, reliable papers again and again. Our coated and uncoated stocks perform on press and arrive on time.

Our Coated Printing Papers: TruSpec

  • Ideal for catalogs, magazines and freestanding inserts
  • Clean white shades up to 81 brightness
  • Gloss and low-glare finishes and basis weights from 36# to 60#
  • Great strength, runnability, smoothness, and opacity

TruSpec4

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.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
38 56 81 88 60
40 59 81 88.5 63
45 67 81 90 65
50 74 81 92 65
60 89 81 93 65

TruSpec4 Low Glare

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
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

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.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
38 56 76 88 50
40 59 76 88.5 50
45 67 76 90 60
50 74 76 92 60

TruSpec4.5 Low Glare

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
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

TruSpec 5

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
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

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Brightness Opacity Gloss
38 56 72 89 30
40 59 72 89.5 30
45 67 72 91 30
50 74 72 92 30

Our Uncoated Printing Papers: Skyland

  • 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 Multipurpose
    • Guaranteed for offset, laser, digital, and xerographic applications
     
  • Skyland Reply Card:
    • Available in clean white shades in 92 brightness
    • Meets the USPS 0.007" reply card minimum
     

Skyland Offset-Smooth

Provides outstanding smoothness for full ink coverage and multicolor web- and sheet-fed applications.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity
50 74 N/A 3.85 90
60 89 N/A 4.5 92
70 104 N/A 5.25 94
80 118 N/A 6.0 95

Skyland Offset-Vellum

Adds a touch of sophistication with a vellum surface that's ideal for web- and sheet-fed applications.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity
50 74 N/A 4.3 90
60 89 N/A 5.03 92

Skyland Colors 

Delivers outstanding opacity for multicolor offset graphics. In Blue, Canary, Green, Ivory, Cream, Pink. Gray available only in 60lb.

Skyland Colors Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity
Blue 50 74 N/A 4.13 95
Canary 50 74 N/A 4.13 87
Gray 50 74 N/A 4.13 N/A
Green 50 74 N/A 4.13 97
Ivory 50 74 N/A 4.13 85
Cream 50 74 N/A 4.13 85
Pink 50 74 N/A 4.13 93
Blue 60 89 N/A 4.88 97
Canary 60 89 N/A 4.88 92
Gray 60 89 N/A 4.88 98
Green 60 89 N/A 4.88 98
Ivory 60 89 N/A 4.88 90
Cream 60 89 N/A 4.88 89
Pink 60 89 N/A 4.88 95

Skyland Multipurpose

Offers crisp, clean results for web-fed offset and digital applications.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity
20 30 N/A 4 88.5
24 36 N/A 4.6 90

Skyland Reply Card

Offers USPS-approved performance. Multicolor offset qualified with porosity for either mechanical or vacuum insertion.

Basis Weight Metric Equivalent Gurley Porosity Caliper Opacity
77.5 115 10 7.2 96
77.5 115 28 7.2 96
99 146 15 9.2 97

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