September 28, 2012
Sona Commercial and Gruppo Cordenons hosted an evening to “celebrate the warmth of the season” and eight years success in Kolkata & Mumbai, which was an evening of celebration and launch of two paper grades: Wild and Art Nouveau on 26th & 28th September, 2012. Representing the mill from Italy were Geovanni Gilberti, Marc Geelen and Philippe Virey and the entire Sona team including Sanjay Suneja, Raju Suneja & Shyam Suneja attended the event.
The event was well attended evening with lot of printed samples on display; most of it printed and produced by Indian print firms. The highlight of the evening was a preview of Cordenons’ two new grades of paper for India called: Art Nouveau and Wild.
Sanjay Suneja, Managing Director, Sona Commercial Pvt Ltd, said, “Wild is a natural fibred, creamy white sheet which will be available in four weights. Wild’s unique characteristics are its high bulk feather weight and excellent printability. A captivating combination of nature in complete balance with art, it is sure to be the next ‘IT’ paper.”
According to Marc Geelen, Art Nouveau is every living being’s fascinating story; it is nature’s surprising skill to adjust to new conditions and requirements just like Art Nouveau from Gruppo Cordenons, a natural paper with a pleasant touch, high degree of whiteness, good opacity, rigidity, thickness & easy to print, ready to transform itself and give a feel comparable to a coated paper.”
The evening was a success because there was a message from Ferruccio Gilberti read out by his son Geovanni Gilberti for the Indian print industry which spoke about how the 350-year old company’s commitment of creating high quality, fine Italian paper for the Indian market.
Gruppo Cordenons includes two paper mills in Italy. Both mills have been producing paper with a reputation for excellence, for centuries. As the fourth generations’ of Gilberti family pointed out, “The Cordenons mill continued its reputation of producing the highest quality fine paper for centuries when, in 1984, the mill was purchased by its current owners, the Gilberti family.”