Substrates

Our technical understanding of substrates in the industry remains unmatched.

Full-Range Capability

Besides expertise, precision and dedicated customer service, Contracting Converting, LLC offers genuinely comprehensive technical capabilities. Our substrate experience includes:

  • Flexible packaging
  • Unsupported films
  • Tissue
  • Foil
  • Laminates
  • Non-wovens
  • Synthetic papers
  • PVC
  • HDPE
  • PET
  • Board stocks
  • Coated/uncoated papers and tag stocks
  • Pressure sensitive materials

Roll Express Product List:

Specialty Products
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Igneous™

This polyester-based synthetic paper offers high tensile strength and good product stiffness, resulting in strong unreinforced hole strength.

  • Withstands harsh environments including heat indices to 500°F
  • Chemical top coating provides a durable surface
  • Ideal for flexographic, thermal transfer and laser printing

Material Specifications:
Stocked calipers: 2mil, 5mil, 7.5mil and 10mil
Other calipers available

Applications:
Labels, maps, menus/manuals, cards, stationery, tags, work-signs, packaging, publishing materials, charts and wrist bands

Tundra® HD

An improved high-density polyethylene with better MD strength, a clean roll profile and great caliper consistency.

  • Excellent cold temperature strength, good hole strength and tear resistance
  • Water-based flexo ink printable on both sides, thermal transfer printable
  • FDA compliant for direct food contact

Material Specifications:
Stocked calipers:
4mil, 6mil, 7.5mil, 10mil and 7.5mil Yellow
Other calipers available

Applications:
Steel tags, lumber tags, plant and nursery tags, poultry tags, store hangers, outdoor signage, skid tags and ID cards

Trilogy®

A fully bleached kraft with double coating on the top for enhanced image reproduction and a single coating on the back side. The unique coating enables printers to use Trilogy as an alternative to ordinary C1S and C2S coated covers.

  • Excellent print surface for high-quality flexo, litho and rotogravure printing
  • Suitable for embossing, creasing and folding applications
  • Can be calibrated to accept wax, wax/resin blends and pure resin ribbons

Applications:
Greeting cards, game cards, calendars, book covers, brochures, phone cards, menus, directory covers, lottery tickets, thermal transfer tag, inventory tag, seed tag, retail tags and superior quality general printing

Propel™

This dimensionally stable polypropylene film is print friendly via thermal transfer, flexo, gravure, lithographic, letterpress, and screen print methods for diecutting, perforating, and embossing. Propel is tear, scratch and scuff resistant, waterproof, and conforms to FDA and CONEG regulations.

  • Offers medium tear resistance
  • Available in C2S and Uncoated
  • Excellent stiffness properties for tags, cards and insert applications

Material Specifications:
Stocked Calipers:
3.2mil C2S, 4mil C2S, 6mil C2S, 6mil Uncoated, 8mil Uncoated and 10mil Uncoated

Applications:
Labels, tags, menus, cards, inserts

Valéron®

This cross laminated polyethylene film offers exceptional strength, durability, tear resistance, dimensional stability and versatility.

  • Unique synthetic material is equally strong, wet or dry
  • Lightweight but stronger than vinyl, eliminates most banner tears
  • Smooth white print surface for high impact graphics

Applications:
Banners, POP displays, outdoor signs, menus, maps, baggage tags and more

CosWeb

This surface printable film and foil-laminated structure is specifically designed for use in flexible packaging applications demanding high barrier and product protection for hard-to-hold liquids, lotions, and other wet goods. This lamination has been produced from raw materials that comply with FDA regulations for indirect and direct food contact.

  • Offers exceptionally high barrier properties
  • Available in White & Silver
  • Multiple sealant layers available to cover any application

Material Specifications:
Stocked Options:
White CosWeb, Silver CosWeb, White CosWeb Premier and Silver CosWeb Premier

Applications:
Packaging of liquids, powders, lotions, gels, food and other wet goods.

PaperWeb

This paper faced foil-laminated pouching grade is specifically designed for use in flexible packaging applications demanding high barrier and product protection for powders, spices, granular, and other dry goods. This lamination has been produced from raw materials that comply with FDA regulations for indirect and direct food contact.

  • Offers exceptionally high barrier properties
  • Multiple papers available for the print surface to offer varying looks and product stiffness
  • Multiple sealant layers available to cover any application

Material Specifications:
Stocked Options:
25# BLMG PPFP, 25# C1S PPFP and 35# C1S PPFP

Applications:
Packaging of powders, spices, granular and other dry goods.

Standard Products

THERMAL TRANSFER

  • 50# C1S True Thermal Transfer
  • 7pt C1S True Thermal Transfer
  • 8pt C3S Trilogy
  • 10pt C3S Trilogy
  • 7.5pt Uncoated Thermal Transfer
  • 9.1pt Uncoated Thermal Transfer

DIRECT THERMAL

  • 3pt C1S Direct Thermal
  • 7.2pt C1S Direct Thermal

PVC

  • 10mil White PVC Gloss/Gloss
  • 20mil White PVC Gloss/Gloss

SPECIALTY PAPERS

  • 40# C1S Wet Strength
  • 51# C1S Wet Strength
  • 40# Silver Metalized
  • 62# Silver Metalized
  • 70# Silver Metalized
  • 12pt C1S Foil Board Stock
  • 85# Prevail
  • 40# WOGR

UNCOATED TAG STOCK

  • 100# (7pt)
  • 125# (10pt)
  • 150# (11pt)

FLEXIBLE PACKAGING

  • Paper/Poly/Foil/Poly
  • Cosmetic Web
  • Lightweight Unsupported Films

 

C1S SEMI GLOSS

  • 50# C1S
  • 60# C1S
  • 70# C1S
  • 100# C1S
  • 7pt C1S
  • 8pt C1S
  • 10pt C1S
  • 12pt C1S
  • 14pt C1S
  • 15pt C1S
  • 16pt C1S
  • 18pt C1S
  • 28pt C1S

C2S SEMI GLOSS

  • 40# C2S
  • 60# C2S
  • 70# C2S
  • 80# C2S
  • 100# C2S
  • 7pt C2S
  • 8pt C2S
  • 10pt C2S
  • 12pt C2S
  • 14pt C2S
  • 24pt C2S

V-MAX® (HDPE)

  • 4.5mil C1S
  • 6.5mil Uncoated
  • 7.0mil C2S
  • 7.5mil Uncoated
  • 7.5mil Yellow
  • 10mil Uncoated
  • 10mil C2S

UNCOATED PAPER

  • 40# White Offset
  • 50# White Offset
  • 60# White Offset

COLOR COATED TAG

  • 10pt CSU Tag Stock
  • 13pt CSU Tag Stock

For more information on our capabilities or a free project quote, contact a Contract Converting, LLC Sales Representative today.

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