Solutions for Flexible Paper Applications

Count on Sun Chemical Inks, Coatings and Adhesives for Your Flexible Paper Printing Applications

Flexible-Paper-Pouches-of-Dried-FruitIn the dynamic realm of flexible packaging, Sun Chemical leads with a pioneering approach, especially in paper-based solutions, where sustainability is not just a feature but a core philosophy.

Our innovative, eco-conscious product line for paper flexible packaging is designed to meet today’s environmental challenges head-on. We offer a spectrum of sustainable inks, coatings, and adhesives that ensure reduced environmental impact while maintaining the highest standards of quality and performance.

With Sun Chemical, customers can embrace a future where paper flexible packaging is not only versatile and efficient but also a testament to environmental responsibility and innovation.


Transform Paper Packaging Sustainably

Discover how our 5R approach to developing sustainable products is put to use for the flexible paper packaging market.

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Inks for Surface and Reverse Print Adhesive Lamination Flexible Packaging


The global family of SunUno inks provide high bond strengths with both solvent-based and solvent-free lamination technologies to optimize pressroom operations. These high-strength colors provide shelf standout for brands and high-quality packaging for today’s competitive industry and are formulated specifically for both surface and reverse print adhesive lamination applications across an extensive range of flexible packaging substrates.

The ability of the SunUno series of inks to print at the highest quality with one single ink on both surface and lamination applications is unique and unprecedented in the industry, and offers converters the benefits of ink consolidation on multiple presses as well as minimal inventory.

Biorenewable Inks for Folding Carton/Paper and Board Applications

SunVisto® AquaGreen™ Water-Based Inks

Sun Chemical’s SunVisto AquaGreen water-based inks are formulated with significantly higher levels of bio-renewable resin content compared to other previous market offerings from Sun Chemical. Designed with patented technology based on naturally derived and bio-renewable materials, SunVisto AquaGreen inks deliver the required critical performance attributes needed across a range of paper packaging applications.

These inks can utilize current colorants to enable ease of implementation, and do not compromise end-use or on-press performance or cost in use. They also offer outstanding print fidelity and ink resolubility on press, quick setting for in-line converting, and high levels of resistance properties to rub, abrasion, water and grease.



Learn more about our SunVisto AquaGreen water-based inks which have significantly higher levels of biorenewable naturally derived resin content.

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A Full Lineup of Coatings for Flexible Paper

Sun Chemical offers a full lineup of coatings that can enhance packaging, enable sustainability, increase functionality, and create impact. We have coatings that offer a sensory experience, deliver a functional barrier, flexibility to adapt to varying packaging conditions and block the intrusion of industrial grease and oils. Explore our coatings.



SunFuse is the epitome of adhesive innovation. Our comprehensive range is meticulously crafted to meet and exceed diverse demands of flexible packaging applications, including heat and coldseal options.



With our SunSpec range of specialty coatings, you’re not just meeting industry standards for food contact packaging—you’re exceeding them.



In the demanding world of industrial lubricants, SunSys stands as a steadfast protector, ensuring your products remain secure and uncontaminated.

Coatings for Digital Package Printing


Sun Chemical’s SunEvo range of coatings is designed to unlock the full power of digital printing and all the efficiency and sustainability benefits that come with it. Printers and converters of flexible packaging, labels, folding carton and corrugated are all benefiting from it.

A unique toolbox consisting of analog applied coatings that enhance digital print solutions, SunEvo digital coatings range from primers for a variety of substrates and printing applications to overprint varnishes, adhesion promoters and lamination adhesives optimized for use in combination with digital inks.

Key Attributes:

  • Enhance surface treatments to enable printing on a wide choice of substrates
  • Support cost-effective, end-to-end manufacturing and printing solutions
  • Complement digital inks to deliver functionality, protection, productivity and a high quality finish

Pressroom Consumable Solutions for Flexible Packaging Paper

work-meeting-where-people-put-puzzle-pieces-togetherIn the dynamic world of flexible paper packaging, Sun Chemical Rycoline stands as your ideal partner, offering a complete suite of pressroom consumable products designed to meet the specific demands of this sector, including:

  • Specialized Fountain Solutions
  • Versatile Pressroom Wash
  • Advanced Silicones and Conditioners

Learn more about our Sun Chemical Rycoline solutions dedicated to supporting the flexible paper packaging industry.  

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