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Printing, Packaging and Adhesives

Paper and paperboard

Economical, yet versatile

With our technical expertise and broad portfolio of resins and additives, we can custom fit your needs to advance your formulation for paperboard and corrugated board printing applications with the BASF commitment to high quality and superior performance.

Inks

BASF offers a broad portfolio of emulsions of additives, dispersions, pigments, resins and resin solutions for paper printing applications including label, folding carton and corrugated inks and overprint varnishes.

Ingredients that enhance your packaging inks

We offer raw materials suitable for use in different ink systems for flexographic and gravure printing. Combined with industry experience and technical knowledge, we enable you to formulate the desired performance properties into your inks.

Effective packaging

Increase the effectiveness and structural qualities of your packaging solutions with BASF acrylic polymers and additives. We understand the performance challenges you face with your customers, such as product quality and consistency, resistance and resolubility, grinding efficiency and color strength, low VOC and food-contact compliance. That is why we develop innovative solutions that address a multitude of these performance attributes.

How can we help?

Have a question about BASF's polymers and additives? Contact our experts.

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Suitable for highest quality process, line, and solid printing on coated paper label substrates.

RC Emulsion for Narrow
Web Ink Vehicles
Joncryl 2664
Joncryl 11612
Joncryl 2350
Joncryl 89
Joncryl 77
Joncryl Resin
for Resolubility
Joncryl 680
Joncryl 678
Joncryl Resin Solutions
for Pigment Dispersions
Joncryl HPD 296
Joncryl HPD 196
Joncryl 60
RC Emulsion for Narrow
Web Ink Vehicles
Joncryl ECO 2177
Joncryl ECO 2189
Joncryl Resin
for Resolubility
Joncryl ECO 675
Joncryl Resin Solutions
for Pigment Dispersions
Joncryl ECO 75
RC Emulsion for Narrow
Web Ink Vehicles
Joncryl LMV 7040
Joncryl LMV 7050
Joncryl LMV 7051
Joncryl Resin Solutions
for Resolubility
Joncryl LMV 7025
Joncryl Resin Solutions
for Pigment Dispersions
Joncryl LMV 7085

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Colloidal emulsions are used for low cost inks, basic product identification, GCMI 90 black on natural kraft and mottled white substrates. Whether you need pH stability, color intensity or low cost-in-use, BASF can meet the needs for your corrugated printing.

Joncryl Colloidal Emulsion
for Corrugated Ink Vehicles
Joncryl 655
(improve appearance and transfer)
Joncryl 142
Joncryl 646
(highly dilutable & can be added
to lower the formulation cost)
Sole Vehicle Colloidal Emulsions
for Carbon Black (GCMI 90 Black)
Joncryl 655
Joncryl 142
Joncryl 646 
Joncryl Colloidal Emulsion
for Corrugated Ink Vehicles
with Great pH Stability
Joncryl LMV 7014
Sole Vehicle Colloidal LMV Emulsion
for Carbon Black (GCMI 90 Black) with
Excellent Flow and pH Stability
Joncryl LMV 7014
High Efficiency
Joncryl Wax 4

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High hiding corrugated inks enable better quality graphics, multiple colors with minimal trapping, high ink transfer and water and rub resistance. Joncryl opaque emulsions are used for GCMI, PMS color, brand colors and opaque whites on natural kraft and mottled white substrates.

Opaque Ink Vehicle Emulsions
for exceptional clean color
Joncryl 631
(used for cleaner, more intense dark colors) 
Joncryl 633
(brighter whites and light colors)
Joncryl Resin Solutions for Pigment
Dispersions used with Opaque Polymers
Joncryl 60
Joncryl 63 
High Efficiency
Joncryl Wax 4

Joncryl polymers are used to make inks for brand colors, large solids and fine type process printing on bleached and coated substrates. Point-of-purchase corrugated displays require quality graphics, intense colors, good gloss on high holdout substrates and are usually overprinted with water-based and UV coatings.

RC Emulsion for Post-Print
corrugated Ink Vehicles
Joncryl 1612
Joncryl ECO 2177
Joncryl ECO 2189
Joncryl 89
Joncryl 77
Joncryl Resin Solutions for Pigment
Dispersions with High Resolubility
Joncryl HPD 296
Joncryl HPD 196
Joncryl HPD 196 MEA
Joncryl HPD 96
Joncryl HPD 96 MEA
Joncryl HPD 71
RC Emulsion for Post-Print
Corrugated Ink Vehicles
Joncryl LMV 7040
Joncryl LMV 7050
Joncryl LMV 7051
Joncryl Resin Solution
for Resolubility
Joncryl LMV 7025
Joncryl Resin Solution
for Pigment Dispersions
Joncryl LMV 7085

BASF has a large portfolio of Polymers designed for the Folding Carton Market that combines high gloss, water and rub resistance and flexibility for your packaging needs.

Joncryl Resin
for Resolubility
Joncryl 678
Joncryl 67
Joncryl 680
Joncryl Resin Solution
for Pigment Dispersions
Joncryl HPD 296
Joncryl HPD 196
Joncryl HPD 96
Joncryl HPD 71
Joncryl 63
Joncryl 60

Heat Resistance Joncryl 585 Joncryl 1695  Joncryl FLX 5000-A
Alkaline Resistance Joncryl 537 Joncryl FLX 5026-A  
Metallic Inks Joncryl 2136-A Joncryl 1655 Joncryl 652-A
Alcohol and Chemical Resistance Joncryl 538-A    
Grease Resistance Joncryl 74-A  Joncryl 1670  
Steam Resistance Joncryl 98    
Envelop Inks Joncryl 100    

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Overprint Varnishes (OPV)

A touch of excellence

Add a high quality finishing touch to your printing project with a wide range of resins and emulsions for overprint varnish (OPV) applications. With our products you can formulate a clear or tinted varnish for a matt, satin or glossy finish.

Our products provide your OPV with properties like:

  • Good gloss and clarity
  • Hold out
  • Excellent Resolubility

A CHOICE OF SYSTEMS

To meet the needs of different printing processes and ink systems, we offer numerous solutions for OPV:

BASF water-based systems have styrene or acrylic binding systems, providing you with maximum formulation flexibility. Formulated into water-based OPVs, BASFs wax emulsions increase surface slip and rub resistance properties, without adversely affecting gloss.

For all above mentioned systems we offer a numerous additives to further improve the print quality.

High Gloss Finished Resin Solution Joncryl 50 Joncryl ECO 84   Joncryl 60      
  SGO Resin Joncryl 682 Joncryl ECO 684 Joncryl 678 Joncryl 693    
  Emulsion Joncryl 89 Joncryl 2189 Joncryl 77 Joncryl ECO 2177 Joncryl 1612 Joncryl 2660
Matte Finished   Joncryl 1680          
Hot Mar Resistant   Joncryl 660          
High Slide Angle   Joncryl 74-A Joncryl 1670 Joncryl HRC 1661      
Heat Resistance   Joncryl HR 1620 Joncryl 585 Joncryl 1695 Joncryl FLX 5000-A    
Alkaline Resistant   Joncryl 537 Joncryl FLX 5100  Joncryl FLX CL1 crosslinker       
Alcohol and Chemical Resistance   Joncryl 538-A          
Grease Resistant   Joncryl 74-A Joncryl 1670        
Wet Block Resistant   Joncryl 2178 Joncryl 2660        
Ultra low VOC / Low odor Resin Solution Joncryl ECO 75 Joncryl ECO 84        
  SGO Resin Joncryl ECO 675 Joncryl ECO 684        
  Emulsion Joncryl ECO 2189 Joncryl ECO 2177 Joncryl ECO 2124      
Water Resistant   Joncryl 2660 Joncryl 98 Joncryl 2646 Joncryl FLX 5000-A  Joncryl 74  
Steam Blushing   Joncryl 98