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Feldmuehle Uetersen launches heat-sealable paper

Photo: Feldmuehle Uetersen GmbH
Photo: Feldmuehle Uetersen GmbH
Published by
Simon Matthis - 07 Dec 2017

Feldmuehle Uetersen GmbH now offers a heatsealable paper solution for packaging manufacturers and packing companies. The coated flexible packaging paper with a heat-sealable reverse side can be easily used on existing packaging lines and can be recycled in the waste paper cycle.

The Dutch copack service provider NOMI Co-Packing has already successfully produced and filled stand-up pouches with the new material. With the new heat-sealable paper, Feldmuehle further expands its wide product range within its Packaging Solution business area. This provides brand owners with a natural and recyclable material option, which can be used in form-, fill- and seal packing lines similar to plastic films. Available with a high white, glossy or matt surface, the product is suitable for high-quality printed packaging as well as for simple inner pouch solutions.

“For applications which don’t require a barrier function from the material, our product offers an environmentally friendly alternative, made primarily from cellulose instead of plastics,” explains Stefan Eitze, Technical Marketing Manager at Feldmuehle. The material gets its sealing functionality during the paper production process with a water-based dispersion coating applied