FCG – Food, Closures and General Line

Metlac Group enjoys a leading position in the development and supply of internal and external coatings for the food can market.

Metlac’s portfolio contains the complete range of BPA based and BPA free lacquers to fulfil the requirements of today’s markets.

And has the coating the clients require for packing all types of foodstuff including fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, sauces and dairy products.

The coating range contains solvent and water based products meeting all the required food contact legislation in force across the world. Coatings are available in gold, white, clear, colours and aluminized versions.

Recently Metlac Group has developed waterbased BPAni coatings for internal spray application to D&I food cans using acrylic phenolic technologies.

In addition Metlac is running customer trials with BPA free polyolefin dispersions coatings.

Coatings are available as solvent based or high solids. Metlac Group also produces UV inks and UV vanishes for applications such as twist off closures.

Development in this segment include not only BPA free but also PVC free coatings for a wide range of caps, crowns and closures qualified for food contact with all foodstuff.

A consolidated special range is also capable of working with both PVC and PVC free compounds.

Metlac also produces a full range of UV varnishes specially developed for caps and closures available on gloss, matt and pearl effect.

Coatings can be gold, clear, white or coloured and are designed to be sterilisable.

Metlac Group’s coatings offer excellent internal protection and, importantly for the general line markets, the highest quality level of external decoration.

Metlac supplies a complete range of internal and external coatings.  In addition, the company produces high performance BPAni internal coatings which provide he highest technical performance.

Metlac is a leader in the field of fast curing UV varnishes which are able to satisfy the need for high mechanical performance and resistance to sterilisation treatments and prolonged high humidity conditions.

All of Metlac’s external coating technologies, including the UV varnishes, are available as special effect coatings such as matt, pearl, soft feel and tactile.

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