UV coatings for high-value packaging

​​​​​​​WESSCO® UV coatings are versatile. Whether gloss or matt coatings, structure coatings, rainbow products that make the colors of the rainbow shine or silver coatings for brilliant highlights - everyone will find what they are looking for in this extensive portfolio. Added to this are our low-migration (LM) UV coatings for food packaging..


As the importance of sustainable packaging is increasing, many companies are already looking for alternatives to film in order to avoid plastic waste and simplify the recycling process. Our WESSCO® POLAR UV silver coatings are an excellent economical alternative to metallized board and hot or cold foil stamping. The highly reflective, brilliantly glossy surfaces are comparable in effect. Moreover, our coatings offer greater flexibility, efficiency and improved sustainability.

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Requirements for UV coatings:

The requirements for a packaging depend on who is using it when and what for. Thus, different factors count for the brand owner and the packaging manufacturer compared to the buyer. On the one hand, these are economy, processing method, production speed, effect and food conformity. On the other hand, we speak about functionality, environmental friendliness as well as the tactile and visual aesthetics of a packaging. WESSCO® UV coatings optimally combine both demands.

  • Gravure, flexo or offset printing
  • Foil and cardboard substrates
  • Webfed: Shrink Sleeve, tubes, labels and flexible packaging
  • Sheetfed: Publications and packaging

  • Suitable for the high-speed production 
  • Bright glossy effects
  • Great slippery
  • High scratch resistance
  • Low odor

You can also discover our WESSCO® UV laminating adhesives here.


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