Business Line Paper & Board

Products for Packaging and Graphic Arts

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ACTEGA Paper & Board develops, produces and sells coatings, primers, printing inks and auxiliaries for the packaging and graphic arts industries. This includes paper and board packaging, such as folding cartons and corrugated board, as well as publications and commercial prints. With production sites in Europe, North and South America and China, ACTEGA Paper & Board serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Discover our global range of products dedicated to Paper-based Packaging and Publication & Commercial. For product availability, simply select your region in the filter options.



Paper or cardboard packaging protects the filling good and fulfils a transport function. Whether folding box, blister card or corrugated board application, ACTEGA is a supplier of innovative product solutions. These do not only provide the substrate with an attractive appearance, but also with defined functionalities. Property profiles are precisely tailored to end-use requirements, such as products for direct food contact or compliance with regulatory needs of the toy and tobacco industries.



Publication & Commercial includes magazines, catalogs, direct mails, photo books, playing cards and many other printed applications. Our portfolio provides value added products and special effect solutions for various printing processes, such as digital and screen printing, to achieve distinction on any store shelve.


For the best possible customer solution, it is in our utmost interest to invest in extensive research and to continuously improve our products.

ANDREAS GIPP Head of Global Business Line Paper & Board


​​​​​​​Andreas Gipp joined ECKART, an ALTANA division, as a trainee in 1999 and held several positions in sales. 2011, he became Global Key Account Manager in the paper industry and following Head of Sales in the decor printing industry. Back at ECKART, he excelled as Head of Sales Central Europe and Middle East. In 2018, Andreas Gipp joined the global management team of ACTEGA and since 2020, he is the Head of Global Business Line Paper & Board.

At ACTEGA Paper & Board, we…

​​​​Increase our customer‘s performance:
  • More safety on the press
  • Faster press speeds

Provide legally compliant products:
  • In-house analytics
  • Regional experts for product safety
  • Reliable knowledge of regulations and legal requirements in individual countries

Stand for a global footprint, but offer dedicated local services:
  • ACTEGA production setup on almost all continents
  • Global reach for customers groups

Support customers proactively in their innovation power:
  • Broad range of products 
  • Differentiation by high-quality finishing, such as UV Touch & Feel coatings, UV Silver, MotionCoat™ systems 
  • High investment in new technologies, e.g. barrier coatings
  • ˃ 25% of turnover with new products 
  • 10% of sales turnover as R&D investment

Act sustainable:
  • Innovative product solutions, e.g. ACTGreen®
  • Meeting the objectives of the ALTANA Group (see here)