Sontara® Announces Partnership with Tzuriel to Strengthen Brand Presence in Latin America

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glatfelter Corporation (NYSE: GLT), a leading global supplier of engineered materials, is pleased to announce its growing partnership with Tzuriel, a distinguished importer and exporter of specialty products based in Pinhais, Brazil. This collaboration marks a significant step in advancing the Sontara® brand in Latin America.

Tzuriel, known for its extensive experience and technical expertise in various specialty markets, will be supporting Sontara®'s sales and distribution efforts in South America. The partnership includes the distribution of Sontara® materials across the region, tapping into Tzuriel's well-established network and logistics capabilities.

A distinctive feature of this collaboration is Tzuriel's commitment to delivering exceptional customer service in Portuguese, Spanish, and English languages. This customer-centric approach ensures Sontara® customers in the Latin American region receive personalized and efficient support.

“Tzuriel's proven expertise aligns closely with our commitment to innovation and excellence,” said Patricia Sargeant, Vice President of Global Sales and Customer Service for Glatfelter. “This collaboration is a testament to Glatfelter's dedication to fostering growth and delivering value to our global customers. We are excited to partner with Tzuriel to deliver quality products and excellent service in Latin America that is associated with Glatfelter and the Sontara® brands."

“Building a strong business relationship is key to a successful partnership that will generate mutually beneficial results for both companies,” said Brayan Udo Zwiener, Head of Sales in Latin America for Tzuriel. “We are dedicated to providing the time and attention to understanding the needs of Sontara® customers and delivering excellent service and support.”

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About Glatfelter

Glatfelter is a leading global supplier of engineered materials with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability. The Company’s high-quality, technology-driven, innovative, and customizable nonwovens solutions can be found in products that are Enhancing Everyday Life®. These include personal care and hygiene products, food and beverage filtration, critical cleaning products, medical and personal protection, packaging products, as well as home improvement and industrial applications. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, the Company’s 2022 revenue was $1.5 billion. As of September 30, 2023, we employed approximately 2,980 employees worldwide. Glatfelter’s operations utilize a variety of manufacturing technologies including airlaid, wetlaid and spunlace with fifteen manufacturing sites located in the United States, Canada, Germany, The United Kingdom, France, Spain, and the Philippines. The Company has sales offices in all major geographies serving customers under the Glatfelter and Sontara® brands. Additional information about Glatfelter may be found at

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