Munksjö Oyj: Colart sole distributor of Arches® fine art papers

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-12-15 09:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE, 15 December 2016, 09.00 am CET Colart sole distributor of Arches® fine art papers As of 1 January 2017 and according to the agreement signed in 2014 between Munksjö and Colart, Colart will, after a two year transition period, be the sole distributor for a selection of the premium range of Arches® fine art papers. Munksjö is a leading producer of fine art papers under the brand Arches®. The agreement with Colart gives Munksjö continuous access to Colart’s’ worldwide distribution network, enabling expansion to new customers and geographies and enhancing the brand building of Arches®. Arches® papers are used for fine arts (watercolour, oil, painting, drawing), art publishing, printing and writing. Arches® papers are mould made, using specific fibres (mainly cotton fibres) and favoured by artists and printers worldwide. The Colart Group is the leading supplier of high quality art material, with brands like Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Lefranc & Bourgeois in its portfolio. Colart operates in a truly international marketplace with distribution in 150 countries. Colart has its headquarters in London and is owned by Lindéngruppen. Munksjö Oyj   For more information, please contact: Dan Adrianzon, President Industrial Applications,, Tel: +46 10 250 10 09 Stephan Klienkoff, Vice President Fine Art Papers,, Tel: + 33 6 07 00 55 72   Munksjö - Intelligent paper technology Munksjö is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products developed with intelligent paper technology. Munksjö offers customer-specific innovative design and functionality in areas ranging from flooring, kitchens and furnishings to release papers, consumer-friendly packaging and energy transmission. The transition to a sustainable society is a natural driving force for Munksjö's growth as the products can replace non-renewable materials. This is what "Made by Munksjö" stands for. Given Munksjö's global presence and way of integrating with the customers, the company forms a worldwide service organisation with approximately 2,900 employees and 15 facilities located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil and China. Munksjö's share is listed on Nasdaq in Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at