Sterling® Premium
You’ve always relied on Sterling® Premium to differentiate your brand from the everyday. This is the legendary Sterling® Premium further elevated, with an exceptional print surface and bright, clean optics—an unbeatable combination of premium quality and top-shelf service in the most popular stock sizes.


  • Brilliantly Bright Optics
    • Premium brightness
    • Bright, Crisp, Clean, Whiter-White Shade – color balance perfection that is not “too blue” or “too purple”
  • Surface with Brand Boosting Power
    • Printability that conveys premium print quality to the world
  • Performance is Key
    • Surface consistency and reliability on press
    • High quality reproduction and flawless press performance
    • Beautiful. Consistent. Absolutely reliable.
  • Breadth and Versatility to Meet Every Need
    • Broad range of basis weights available for premium sheets
    • Matching Digital products: Sterling® Premium Digital™
    • 7 & 9 pt. offerings meet USPS minimum requirements

  • You-Friendly Service
    • Custom size three-day PressDate® Service saves you time and money. PressDate® Service is designed to the needs of specific customer programs. Contact your Verso Sales Professional to evaluate program needs.
    • Wide selection of common stocking sizes
  • Responsible Fiber Sourcing
    • Sheets are made with chain-of-custody fiber: FSC®, SFI®, PEFC™
    • Manufactured with 10% post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled fiber
  • Manufactured in the USA with Pride
    • Purchase Sterling® Premium and put Americans to work
    • Proven quality and performance from a trusted U.S. manufacturer backed by our guarantee of full customer and technical support from start to finish.
  • Annual Reports
  • Books
  • Calendars
  • Corporate Collateral
  • Direct Mail
  • Dust Jackets
  • Greeting Cards
  • High-end Brochures
  • High-end Catalogs
  • Magazine Inserts
  • Posters
  • Presentation Folders


Buyers of Sterling® Premium sheetfed products have the confidence of knowing they support responsible forest management because this product line carries three chain-of-custody certifications:

  • Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), BV-COC-953662; “The Independent Assurance for Responsible Forest Management.”
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®), BV-SFICOC-US09000011; “Good for you. Good for our forests.”
  • Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC™), BV-PEFCCOC-US09000012; “Promoting sustainable forest management.”

All Verso Sterling® Premium sheetfed products use the FSC Mix label. This label is used when a product contains one or more of the following fiber types: FSC-certified, recycled fiber or controlled fiber.

When ordering Verso products specify paper to be identified as either FSC, SFI or PEFC chain-of-custody certified.


This product complies with Lacey Act requirements.


Sterling® Premium is acid free and designed for permanence. Sterling® Premium is manufactured using elemental chlorine-free bleach (ECF), and recycled pulp that is processed chlorine-free (PCF).

To review product stewardship and sustainability information please see the Verso Product Regulatory Profile Sheet.

Sterling® Premium product specifications