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Carolina Inks provides quality printing inks for flexographic printing covering all types of paper and board packaging – from corrugated board, to cups and displays. Wrapping paper and folding carton can also be printed with Carolina Inks with excellent results.


Examples of packaging products inks include:

  • Corrugated board boxes
  • Paper cups
  • Paper bags
  • Folding boxes


Carolina Inks supplies printing inks, varnishes and primers for flexible packaging. Our ink experts assists you to increase the functionality of the packaging itself or efficiency – whether in the printing process, further processing or at the packing stage. The number of flexible packs throughout the world printed with Carolina Inks printing inks is almost too great to imagine. Examples of typical packaging types are:

• Stand-up pouches for food and pet food
• Shrink sleeves
• Cold-sealed packing
• Coffee packaging
• Pouches for candies and savory snacks
• Aluminum lids for dairy products
• In-mold labels
• Packaging for diapers and hygiene articles

Carolina Inks develops tailor-made inks and customized solutions together with its customers.

Flexo Cones & Tubes

The nature and demands of the printing process and the application of the printed product determine the fundamental properties required of flexographic inks.

CIL manufactures a high strength, low viscosity ink that has outstanding rub resistance. In addition we are using a unique anti-foam additive that resolves foaming problems so prevalent in these usages.

Carolina Inks flexo inks are popular in the manufacturing process of:

• Textile paper cones
• Paper tubes and paper cores
• Edge boards and edge protectors
• Paper recycling, fiber drums, composite cans, paper cans, pulp mould products.

CIL manufactures an extensive line for the above applications and products to print on substrates such as paper, film and foil.

Flexo Narrow Web Labels

Regardless of whether the product is a shower gel, a beverage bottle or skin cream in a tube – the printed label or the tube laminate is the face of the product and plays a significant part in its sale. Carolina Inks is a leader in ink systems and varnishes for narrow web applications. The wide range of reliable and user-friendly inks for all printing processes and numerous special requirements is being continuously enhanced. Carolina Inks produces water-based printing ink systems and common to them all is that they exhibit a high degree of strength and resistance for different packaged products. They are also suitable for printing at high production speeds. All the main printing processes are covered including offset, letterpress, flexographic, rotogravure and screen printing. We also provide the necessary adhesives for cold foil applications and in-line lamination.


Carolina Inks printing inks are suitable among other things for:

  • Self-adhesive labels for cosmetics and food
  • Beverage packaging with shrink sleeve
  • Tube laminates for food, toothpaste and cosmetics
  • Cups with in-mold labels for food