prime paper

Prime paper

The highest-quality, investment-grade debt of corporations as decided by rating agencies such as Moody's.
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Prime Paper

Commercial paper with a very high credit rating. Commercial paper is unsecured, short-term corporate debt. Because prime paper has a high credit rating, banks are allowed to invest in it and it carries very little risk.
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prime paper

The highest grades of commercial paper as determined by the rating agencies. Prime paper includes those having Moody's ratings of P-3 and above.
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"It's a fiercely competitive market and credit unions mostly have prime paper."
"Jim's been around a long time," Dennis said, so he deals in all manner "of prime and sub prime paper," meaning the spreads will vary.
"We are definitely seeing a very high demand in the marketplace, and it's coming from e-commerce," explains Kelli Jo Messer, marketing director, Prime Paper & Variable Information at Avery Dennison.
The company has introduced TrueCut, which is a general purpose permanent adhesive that delivers better adhesion, especially at low temperatures, for FSC-certified facestocks and prime papers. CleanFlake adhesive technology allows for clean removal from PET containers during the recycling process.
The company's paper substrates include prime paper, variable information paper, non-pressure sensitive paper and others.
"From the plain white paper that may be used for a salad dressing bottle label, to a paper substrate on a wine bottle, to holographic and metalized paper, to paper used in the pharmaceutical industry, we typically offer it all," says David Collins, director of the prime paper and specialty product line team at Avery Dennison.
"Our Prime Paper product portfolio is used in a broad variety of markets and applications, limited only by the imagination of brand owners and designers," says Don Berger, prime paper product manager, Fasson Roll North America.
All of the products in UPM Raflatac's renewed prime papers portfolio offer excellent convertibility and printability--and help make text and images pop on a range of container types.
According to David Collins, director, prime papers and specialty, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials, North America, sustainable labeling and packaging are on the rise.