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Packaging Coatings, Sealants, and Lacquers

Packaging with the finishing touch

Today’s shopper is often influenced by the look of the packaging while making buying decisions. If they are shopping for high quality natural ingredients, they expect a package design that emphasizes those qualities.

Coatings, sealants and lacquers can give your packaging the right finishing touch to complement the product and appeal to the consumer.

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Packaging coatings that look great on the shelf

Coating materials, like OPULUX™ Optical Finishes, can deliver a distinctive matte finish, while maintaining a high degree of color retention and offering several other features and benefits.

Overprint coatings (varnishes) can be used to finish label applications on packaging or other graphics for added shelf appeal and protection.

Packaging coatings and sealants that perform great off the shelf

Coatings,sealants, and lacquers can also impart important functional properties, such asscuff and abrasion resistance, puncture and leak resistance, and even barrier protection. They can also promote down gauging by eliminating or decreasing structural layers by increasing the coating functionality. And achieving dependable seals decreases package failures and wasteful product damage. 

Get started toward the perfect finish

A variety of products are offered covering all of these applications and then some. Choose what’s best for you. Or ask us – we’re always willing to collaborate, from start ... to finish!

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