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Omya International AG

Baslerstr. 42, 4665 Oftringen
Switzerland
Telephone +41 62 7892929
Fax +41 62 7892238
packaging@omya.com

Hall map

interpack hall map (Hall 8a): stand C12

Fairground map

interpack fairground map: Hall 8a

Contact

Edgar Habich

Business Development Manager Packaging

Phone
+41(62)789 28 40

Email
edgar.habich@omya.com

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.03  Packaging materials / Plastic
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Packaging materials / Plastic

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.03  Packaging materials / Plastic
  • 02.01.03.02  Packaging materials / Plastic / Bio plastics

Packaging materials / Plastic / Bio plastics

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.05  Packaging materials / Paper, carton and cardboard
  • 02.01.05.01  Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCartonboard
  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.05  Packaging materials / Paper, carton and cardboard
  • 02.01.05.03  Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCorrugated board

Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCorrugated board

  • 02  Packaging materials, packaging means, auxiliary packaging means and packaging production
  • 02.01  Packaging materials
  • 02.01.05  Packaging materials / Paper, carton and cardboard
  • 02.01.05.04  Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardPaper

Our products

Product category: Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCartonboard

Extomine® - High-performance, water-based Barrier Coatings

Extomine water-based barrier coatings help turning paper and paperboard grades into high-performing food packaging material that delivers on both, consumer safety and sustainability.  
  • Extomine S - Heat-Sealable  Barrier
  • Extomine G - OIl and Grease Barrier
  • Extomine M - Mineral Oil Barrier

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Product category: Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCartonboard

Extomine® S - Heat-Sealable Barrier Coating

  • combination of oil and grease, water, vapor, and oxygen barrier properties
  • heat sealing to fibers and a wide range of polymer surfaces, including bioplastics
  • barrier and heat seal properties tunable to a wide range of applications
  • ideally suited for cupstock with heat sealable cup lids
  • ready to use and easy to apply with existing paper coating or printing units
  • repulpable and fully recyclable
  • ideal for high-speed clamp, hot air, and ultrasonic sealing
  • direct food contact according to FDA, BfR and GB requirements
  • Halal and Kosher certified

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Product category: Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardPaper

Extomine® G - Fluorine-free Oil and Grease Barrier

  • free from fluorine (PFAS), polyolefins and waxes
  • KIT value up to 12
  • grease permeability group I possible 
  • high solid concentration of up to 60%
  • no blocking issues
  • ready to use and easy to apply with existing paper coating or printing units
  • fully recyclable and repulpable
  • direct food contact according to FDA, BfR and GB requirements

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Product category: Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardPaper

Extomine M - Mineral Oil Barrier

Extomine M provides reliable protection against migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOSH, MOAH, POSH) from packaging into food. Furthermore it can create an effective barrier against other undesired substances as e.g. BPA.  
  • highly efficient due to low application rates
  • reduced blocking tendancy
  • ready to use and easy to apply with existing paper coating or printing units
  • fully recyclable and repulpable
  • direct food contact according to FDA, BfR and GB requirements

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Product category: Packaging materials / Paper, carton, cardboardCorrugated board

Omya Aqurate™ - Versatile Coating Pigments

Enhance Printability in Containerboard and Folding Boxboard
Omya Aqurate is a modular system of Calcium Carbonate based coating pigments engineered to meet the most challenging printing demands on today’s Corrugated Board packaging and Folded Boxes. They allow to reduce overall material use and cost while delivering excellent print results for product communication and brand distinction. 

The Omya Aqurate coating concept provides 
  • complete replacement of white fibers in the top ply
  • enables light weighting of packaging
  • secured raw material supply
  • consistent print quality
  • brightness and coverage adjustable to specific needs and
  • instant ink absorption
to fiberboard packaging, whether as full alternative to WTL, CWTL and WLC or in combination with. Select from our customizable solutions portfolio.

Suitable for
  • Flexo Inline Postprint (FFG)
  • Flexo Offline Postprint
  • Flexo High Quality Postprint (HQPP)
  • Flexo Preprint and
  • Water-based Inkjet Printing (no primer pre-treatment needed)

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Product category: Packaging materials / Plastic / Bio plastics

Omya Smartfill® - Enhancing the performance of Bioplastics

The demand for biopolymers in Packaging  is steadily growing, especially for Polylactic Acid (PLA). Omya Smartfill is a calcium carbonate filler that has been specifically developped for the use in biopolymer compounds and shows significantly improved the performance, especially in Polylactic Acid. While conventional calcium carbonate products lead to PLA degradation due to hydrolysis during processing, Omya Smartfill shows almost no hydrolysis when processed at filler loads of up to 40%.

  • ideal for use in film, sheets and molded items
  • improves product stiffness, impact resistance, elongation and heat transfer
  • reduces overall formulation costs
  • food contact compliant according to EU regulation No 10/2011 and FDA approved
  • meets European standard EN 13432 on biodegradable criteria for heavy metals, fluorine and ecotoxicity

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About us

Company details

Leading global producer of industrial minerals and worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals 

Going beyond products into solutions, Omya combines mineral expertise of more than 130 years with exclusive technical and distributional partnerships. We contribute to our customers' competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Packaging, Polymers, Paper, Consumer Goods, Agriculture, Construction, Water and Energy. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with over 8,000 employees.

Omya in Packaging

Our Packaging team is formed by experts in paper making, polymer processing and packaging converting to discuss desired product properties, suggest suitable combinations of components and assist our customers in reformulations. We closely cooperate with packaging paper and board producers, plastic compounders, packaging converters and brand owners, integrating specialists from all stages and specific expertise right from the start. This ensures our solutions to perfectly meet the requirements of final applications and demonstrate the added value of Omya products.

Our R&D activities in Packaging concentrate on innovative solutions that
  • Enhance efficiency in packaging production
  • Enable source reduction
  • Increase renewable content
  • Improve barrier properties to increase shelf-life and guarantee 

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Company data

Sales volume

> 500 Mio US $

Number of employees

> 5000

Target groups
  • Food
  • Confectionery products
  • Industrial goods
  • Beverages
  • Consumer goods (non-food)

Company information as a PDF file