Cham Paper Group specialises in manufacturing speciality base papers for flexible packaging and labelling of consumer goods. The company is headquartered in Cham (Switzerland), and has three mills in Switzerland and Italy. The product range comprises solutions for the food, non-food, tobacco, beverages and pharma market segments.
Cham Paper Group’s products for flexible packaging are proven solutions for converting and packaging machines. Paper is a natural substrate that is appreciated by consumers for its natural touch and look. Cham papers are fully sustainable, from pulp sourcing to the final packaging product. Hi-Fi Kraft Lux, Carcoat, Carlux, Emelcar and Twisting are the Cham Paper Group’s leading brands in food and non-food industries with a long-lasting innovation history.
Hi-Fi Kraft Lux, Carcoat and Carlux are designed to meet even the most ambitious differentiation and recognition needs of brand owners in the consumer goods segment by showing excellent print quality. Cham Paper Group products are also appreciated for their excellent machine runability in converting and packaging processes.
Typical applications for Cham Paper Group products are sachets, pouches, sacks, bags and wraps.
Cham Paper Group also produces base papers for metallisation called Innerliner. Metallised innerliners serve as internal bundling material in cigarette packs. Cham Paper Group’s Innerliner products are suited not only for metallising but also for printing processes. A special product is available for menthol cigarettes. The Innerliner assortment excels at efficient runability on both converting and packaging machines.
Labelcar wet-glue labelling papers are designed for printing and metallising processes in the production of beer and wine labels. The Labelcar assortment offers a wide range of glossy and matt solutions for brand differentiation in the beverages industry. A special range of oil and grease-resistant Labelcar products has been developed for labelling liquids such as oil and syrups.
As in the food and non-food industry Cham Paper Group products are being used in packaging composites in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, and support differentiation by their outstanding print performance. Hi-Fi Kraft Lux, Carcoat and Carlux are designed for the most efficient productivity on converting and packaging machines. Typical applications include sachets for powdery substances.
Cham Paper Group takes sustainability in packaging applications seriously. It has reduced its CO2 emissions and water usage significantly. Moreover, it produces new papers with barrier functionalities to reduce packaging composite complexities to save nature’s resources.
The latest technological feat is Barnamic. Barnamic is Cham Paper Group's brand for a range of barrier papers to be launched in 2010, which enable brand owners in the food, non-food, tobacco and pharmaceutical industries to reduce the complexity of their fleixble packaging composites. The Barnamic range of products are being produced on the Cham Paper Group's main investment of 2009, the curtain coater.
Along with its consumer goods activities the Cham Paper Group produces base papers for release liners (industrial release segment) and digital imaging, and offers large-format papers for posters and billboards (Exterio) as well as a wide range of digital dye sublimation papers for advertisements on textiles (Transjet).
Cham Paper Group differentiates itself by a considerable number of cutting-edge products and tailor-made solutions provided for the consumer goods packaging industries.