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Cosmo Films showcases BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film for premium F&B

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By Jenny Eagle+

04-May-2017

The BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film. Picture: Cosmo Films.
The BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film. Picture: Cosmo Films.

Cosmo Films is exhibiting its BOPP Black Velvet Lamination film and speciality films for PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive) labeling applications at Interpack.

The recently launched black velvet lamination films offer an intense black color with a velvet touch to laminated paper/paperboard or packaging to enhance its aesthetics. It is also available for post-lamination processes like spot UV, foil stamping or printing.

Background colors

 

Shailesh Verma, global sales/marketing, Cosmo Films, said solid colors like blue, red, and black are tricky to handle, especially when used in the background for offset printing. These background colors also take longer to dry, leading to increased lead-time for print delivery. Therefore, offset printers usually avoid using these as background colors.

Graphic art designers prefer using black a background because of the impact it generates with foiling and other post lamination operations and more so in the case of  luxury packaging,” he said.

Understanding the gap in this need, Cosmo Films has come up with black velvet lamination films, which could compensate for the black printing on paper for background. These black BOPP-based velvet touch lamination films need to be laminated to the unprinted paper before going for printing or post-lamination embellishments.”

Besides luxury packaging applications, black velvet films are suitable for high-end promotional material.

The launch of black velvet lamination films has added a new dimension to our range of premium lamination films and this development can be replicated in other colors as well. The films have been commercialized and the response so far has been extremely encouraging,” added Verma.

Snack foods, dry milk powder

Some of the barrier films on display at Interpack include; High Moisture Barrier Films (HMB) -metalized barrier films that can be used for sandwich lamination in snack foods, dry milk powder and powdered drinks sachets/packs, where loss of moisture is a concern.

Aroma Barrier Films (AB for coffee/tea, spices and chewing gum and Aroma and Oxygen Barrier Films (AOB): for packaging cream biscuits, chocolates, chips and snacks with some dose of fatty content.

Established in 1981, Cosmo Films is one of the manufacturers of Bi-axially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films used for packaging, labels and lamination applications and is one of largest exporter of BOPP films from India with distribution centres in India, Japan, Korea and the US.

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