Consumables-Substrates - Paper

New Mactac Labels Feature Increased Wet Strength
May 28, 2020 at 9:12 am

Mactac has launched its latest line of labels designed for cold food packaging and cold, damp substrates. The Wet Strength CHILL AT labels feature wet strength properties beneficial for harsh environments.

Neenah Packaging Targets Cannabis and CBD Markets with New Hemp Fiber Papers
October 15, 2019 at 9:37 am

With the cannabis and CBD markets on the rise, Neenah Packaging has launched a line of hemp fiber papers that align with the brands serving that segment. The new hemp fiber papers provide for strong printing results, sustainability design attributes, and a luxurious appearance.

Sappi's Guard M and Guard MS Papers Provide More Sustainable Packaging Possibilities
May 28, 2019 at 11:40 am

Sappi offers more sustainable options with its optimized Guard M paper, which delivers a mineral oil barrier and a high grease barrier, while the Guard MS provides increased heat sealability. Sappi offers both papers in two variants: “Nature” is uncoated and has a natural feel, and “Silk” has a silky matte appearance.

The Paper Chase: Inside the Shifting Paper Market
March 19, 2019 at 10:20 am

In many cases, paper manufacturers have been closing mills, taking papermaking machines off-line or rededicating machines to produce more profitable substrates, such as paperboard and packaging grades.

GPA Will Embrace a Single-Market Focus in Its Exhibit at PRINTING United
December 3, 2018 at 9:50 am

Mary Ann Geers, GPA’s SVP for Marketing and Corporate Strategy, reveals that the company intends to “ramp up” its presence at PRINTING United next year as a leading supplier of substrates for graphic and packaging applications in all printing processes.

Mactac Launches All-Temperature Paper and Film for Craft Beer Market
August 21, 2018 at 11:02 am

Mactac Roll Label has launched a line of all-temperature pressure-sensitive paper and film for craft beer labels. The line of paper and film is formulated with a variety of facestocks and finishes and features Mactac's all-temperature adhesive technology.

Sophisticated Substrates Lead Label Industry Growth
July 10, 2018 at 9:53 am

Sophisticated label substrates have experienced exponential growth due to demand for high-end applications according to FINAT’s latest findings. Figures show that while paper based materials continue to dominate label materials demand, there has been a shift from basic primary and VIP labels towards more sophisticated, high-end applications.