The New Brand
The dynamic new Glatfelter logo reflects the company's progressive
stance in the industry and innovative methodologies.
Glatfelter's new theme line of Beyond Paper signifies that
the company and its employees will constantly develop new and innovative
ways to support
customers; that they will strive to move the industry forward through
ongoing new product development and other innovations; and that they
will do all of this using new and improved business models designed
to help customers succeed.
Glatfelter papers touch people's lives every day in many ways. Glatfelter
papers are used to make many products including tea bags, coffee filters,
books, postage stamps, playing cards, laminate flooring, food and
beverage labels, signs and even temporary highway lane markers.
From best-selling novels to trade journals or textbooks, Glatfelter
is the publishing industry's paper of choice. Recent bestsellers printed
on Glatfelter paper include John Adams by David McCullough, Code to
Zero by Ken Follett, The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy, The Greatest
Generation by Tom Brokaw, and Dreamcatcher, A Novel by Stephen King.
One ton of Glatfelter paper makes about 15 million stamps. Last year,
more than 25 billion stamps were produced in the United States using
Playing cards are made using two pieces of paper laminated together.
One ton of Glatfelter paper makes about 12,000 decks of playing cards.
Each year, Glatfelter makes enough overlay paper (used in laminate
flooring and counter tops) to completely cover Pennsylvania nearly
two and a half times. Every year, Glatfelter makes enough tea bag
paper to circle the Earth 11 times. Yearly production is enough to
brew 58 billion cups of tea.
Glatfelter started in 1864 as a manufacturer of newsprint.
The Spring Grove facility was the first pulp and paper mill in
the United States to receive ISO 14001 certification for its environmental
management system. Today, every Glatfelter facility in the U.S.
is ISO 14001 certified. Plans call for all facilities worldwide
to be certified by 2004.
Glatfelter manages roughly 114,500 acres of forestland and was
one of the first paper companies to establish a forest management
program. To grow a pound of wood, a tree uses 1.47 pounds of carbon
dioxide and gives off 1.07 pounds of oxygen.
Schoeller & Hoesch is equipped with the largest and most advanced
inclined wire machine in the world, supplying tea bag paper to the
catering industry as well as for the private home.