Aroma protection and consistent quality

Thanks to their outstanding barrier properties, aluminum coffee capsules optimally protect the coffee powder from disruptive environmental influences such as air, light and moisture, thus ensuring that the full aroma of the coffee is retained. Our ACTEseal® heat-seal lacquers for the internal coating of coffee capsules comply with all current global food regulations. In cooperation with our customers, we develop product solutions that are precisely tailored to our customers' systems.

We develop innovative product solutions that not only meet the highest food regulatory standards, but also meet our customers' individual requirements.

Stefan Brandhoff Vice President of Sales Flexible Packaging EMEA

How heat-seal lacquers can contribute to the sustainability of packaging

Increasing recycling rates and the resulting different product qualities of recycled materials face packaging manufacturers with new challenges. Our ACTEseal® products are also suitable for sealing partners made of recycled aluminum and are thus able to compensate for variations in the quality of sealing partners. In this way, our products can help increase the use of circular materials in packaging and thus make a valuable contribution to greater sustainability.

Properties of ACTEseal® heat-seal lacquers

  • Long durability
  • Low migration, suitable for legally compliant food packaging
  • Suitable for direct food contact
  • Good sealing even under the pressure of the brewing process
  • Protection of the coffee aroma from external influences such as oxygen, light and moisture
  • Highest flexibility and formability
  • Low odor and colorless

Food Safety

Reliable protection of consumer health is our top priority. The materials used in our lacquers are tested according to all globally valid positive lists and regulations. For new developments, these tests are supplemented by an external evaluation.

Advantages for our customers

  • No special/ additional equipment necessary (processing on existing machines)
  • Technical advice regarding an optimal setting of the application parameters
  • Everything from a single source: in addition to heat-seal lacquers for internal coating, we also offer a broad portfolio of primers, basecoats, as well as print and overprint varnishes for the outside of coffee capsules

Discover also our ACTEcoat® portfolio with product solutions for the outside of coffee capsules.


Selected Product Solutions

PVC-free heat-seal lacquers for coffee capsules

PVC is not only a controversial issue in the packaging industry. Aluminum coffee capsules coated with PVC-containing films are more difficult to recycle than PVC-free systems. Under the ACTEseal® brand, we now also offer a portfolio of PVC-free heat-seal lacquers that contribute to improving the recyclability of coffee capsules.


Do you have any questions? Contact us and we will be happy to advise you based on your individual requirements.