Laminates

API’s range of laminates, add impact to products and brand packaging. To learn more simply select the page you are interested in below to find the products ideal for your needs.

Many of the world’s premier brands are packaged using our laminated papers and boards. This is no surprise since laminate materials convey the sense of enduring quality and distinction which top brands require whilst offering a wide range of eye-catching decorative effects which really stand out in today’s highly competitive retail environment.

API is Europe’s longest-established and largest producer of paper and board laminates for the packaging of consumer goods. With over 90 years experience supplying to premium sectors such as fine spirits, tobacco, confectionery and beauty, we are committed to the highest standards of quality and technical excellence, innovation and supply chain efficiency.

Our scale, experience and collaborative approach mean that we are trusted with the most important lamination projects in the industry, through the branding phase, market launch and ongoing supply.

Our comprehensive product range includes metallised polyester and aluminium foil laminates and holographic and Fresnel lens finishes which can be customised to fit specific printed graphics, as well as “green” options which are fully repulpable & biodegradeable. We also make functional laminates, such as microwave susceptor and fire retardants.

API laminates are widely used for folding cartons, packaging inserts, books and DVD covers, are fully over-printable and perform on the highest speed packing lines.

We work directly with designers, packaging development and marketing professionals; supporting projects from the earliest stages with our market-leading design and development service.

API partners with all the leading paper and paperboard producers and a wide range of film and foil suppliers, to ensure we offer the most comprehensive, innovative and continuously developing range of packaging finishes and effects.