Solutions for Folding Carton

Technological, Sustainable and Regulatory Leadership for Folding Carton Printing

At Sun Chemical, we blend innovation with environmental stewardship to redefine the future of folding carton packaging. Our sustainable solutions are specifically crafted to meet the evolving needs of the folding carton industry, balancing ecological responsibility with superior performance.

Emphasizing the use of environmentally friendly materials and processes, our product range, from high-quality inks to advanced coatings, is designed to reduce environmental impact without compromising on quality or efficiency. With Sun Chemical, embrace a greener approach to folding carton packaging that not only benefits your products but also contributes positively to our planet.


Transform Folding Carton Sustainably

Discover how our 5R approach to developing sustainable products is put to use for the folding carton printing market.

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Sheetfed Ink Solutions for Paper and Board Printing

Sun Chemical’s new inks under the umbrella of the SunPak® family of products redefine the possibilities of sheetfed printing, elevating customers’ projects to exceptional heights. This groundbreaking advancement underlines our commitment to meeting the evolving needs of our customers and setting new standards in the industry. The launch of these inks stand as a testament to Sun Chemical’s commitment to empowering its customers and partners with cutting-edge solutions that drive success in a rapidly changing market.


SunPak FSP EcoPace

Explore our C2C Platinum-certified SunPak FSP EcoPace inks which come with strong sustainability credentials and support optimal high-speed printing productivity.


SunPak DirectFood Plus Inks

Learn about our SunPak DirectFood Plus ink technology which enables safe printing both on the inside and outside of the food packaging box.


SunPak LMQ Inks

SunPak LMQ inks exhibit very low odor, off-flavor and address migration concerns for food, pharmaceutical and tobacco applications.

Energy Curable Inks and Coatings Developed for Folding Carton Printing

Power up the performance and protection of your packaging with energy curable inks from Sun Chemical. Our broad portfolio keeps brand owners happier and consumers safer— no matter your printing process. So, when you need to meet the strictest standards, choose a partner who is easy to work with and offers technical resources that are second to none. Whether you’re looking for UV inks or electron beam solutions, we have the inks and coatings you need for offset printing.


SunCure® UV Light-Curing Inks and Coatings

Catered to sensitive applications, experience unparalleled adhesion and vibrant prints with a wide color gamut across diverse substrates, including paper, board and more with SunCure UV light-curing inks and coatings.


SunBeam® Electron Beam Inks and Coatings

Meet the strictest global standards with SunBeam electron beam inks which also deliver quick curing for high-speed presses, enhanced water tolerance, superior opacity, vibrant color and lamination/coating compatibility.

A Toolkit for Printers/Converters to Manage Brand Colors

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

Take Advantage of a Full Lineup of Coating Solutions for the Folding Carton Market

un Chemical offers a full lineup of coatings that can enhance packaging, enable sustainability, engage the senses, increase functionality, and create impact. For the folding carton market, we have coatings that offer a sensory experience, comply with stringent direct food contact standards and block the intrusion of industrial grease and oils. Explore our coatings specially formulated for the folding carton market.



SunInspire specialty coatings are designed to turn that first moment of truth into a captivating experience, engaging consumers’ senses and popping on the shelf.



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.

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Other Resources

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Packaging Strategies Podcast: Understanding the Benefits of Sustainable and Biorenewable Products
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