Lamination film

API is a leading producer of lamination film serving paper and board laminators throughout Europe and worldwide. Many of the world’s premier brands are packaged using laminated papers and boards and laminated finishes provide a particularly distinctive and high quality image.

API’s know-how and scale of production means that we are a trusted partner to laminators, printers and specifiers in sectors such as fine spirits, tobacco, confectionary, perfumery and cosmetics.

We offer an extensive range of patterns, including holographic over-lamination film (HRI) and transfer films. Our lamination films are fully compatible with all widely-used printing techniques and post-lamination processes.

API specialists are available to work directly with brand owners and partners in the packaging supply chain, providing technical, innovation and project management services from the earliest stages of the packaging development process


  • Base material – suitable for laminating onto a broad range of substrates such as paper, card or polymer-based materials
  • Overprinting – chemically treated for print-compatibility with offset, flexo, gravure, letterpress or screen technologies and receptive to embossing and foil blocking
  • Laminations machines – suitable for processing on all major types of lamination machinery, using wet applied and extruded adhesive on both sheet-fed and reel-fed equipment