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Yupo Europe Brings Diversity to Xeikon Café With Premium Synthetic Substrates

Press release from the issuing company

In-Mould-Label (Iml), Promotional Advertising And Food Labels Are Key Areas Of Focus

Lier, Belgium – Benefits of the YUPO Europe versatile papers that combine the best digital print quality with the high durability and strength of plastic films will be highlighted at the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017, set for 28 to 31 March.

YUPO’s tree-free synthetic paper substrates are 100 percent recyclable, waterproof, and chemical resistant with attributes and properties that offers a premium solution for a variety of digital label and packaging applications. During the upcoming Xeikon Café, YUPO Europe will present three of its diverse product substrates specifically for in-mould labelling, promotional advertising, and food label applications that are tested and qualified for the Xeikon 3000 Series of digital label presses. 

“We are pleased to take part at the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017 and share three of our premium substrates in applications with strong growth potential,” says Stefan Vyge, YUPO Europe technical sales manager. “One of many advantages of the Xeikon Café concept is the opportunity to present a variety of digital solutions to a very focused audience - visitors are there, as they recognize digital printing is the future.”

YUPO products on show at Xeikon Café

YUPO IML grades are synthetic label substrates that become an integral part of the moulded object when a bottle is blow moulded or a container is injected. A fully recyclable decoration solution that has no liner or liner waste and does not use any adhesive glue, YUPO IML is available in opaque, clear and metallic. 

Water and oil resistant, YUPOTako® is a polypropylene white film that sticks to flat surfaces without adhesive and prevails in both indoor and outdoor environments (limited outdoor usage). Easy in handling and application, design possibilities are endless in promotional advertising, in addition to packaging, children toys, mobile phones electronic devices and more. 

Free of toxins, heavy metals and no softening agents, YUPO FOODFDR product range is suitable for direct food contact and abides by European regulations ensuring product suitability and compliance. Combining the durability of plastic films with the print quality of premium papers and a sustainable and refined production process, the result is an unmatched silky smooth surface completed by high opacity and brightness. Food safety in labels and packaging is one of the emerging market segments of focus at the Xeikon Café 2017.

Available in a wide variety of grades, and combined with the benefits of digital in smaller print runs and customized pieces, YUPO papers provide outstanding durability, are dimensionally stable for superior ink adhesion, and guarantee bright and colourful printing.



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