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Coated Paperboard

Caraustar’s Coated Recycled Paperboard (CRB) is manufactured for consumer products and the food and beverage industries. It is strong enough for the most delicate food products and meets FDA standards and food contact requirements.

Coated Recycled Paperboard is manufactured in two of our mills in which are ISO 9001 and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®), PEFC® Chain of Custody certified. The mills are in Tama, IA and Los Angeles, CA.

The ability to provide both rolls and sheets in a wide range of calipers ensures we offer the flexibility our customers have come to expect.

Markets Served

  • frozen and refrigerated foods
  • confection
  • baked goods
  • household products
  • consumer packaging
  • Jewelry packaging
  • and much more

Grades

Britone

Coated recycled paperboard with a smooth, double clay-coated surface, excellent stiffness, scoring characteristics and reliable filling line performance.

Freeztone

Our Britone paperboard with enhanced properties designed for stability and performance in refrigerator and freezer applications.

Whitone

A 100% recycled SBS alternative utilizing a fiber white back with a brightness of 65. Whitone maintains the excellent stiffness, scoring characteristics and reliable filling line performance of all our Britone products.

Many colors such as yellow lined available.

Coated grades available at Caraustar Los Angeles

Grade(s):
COATED Description Density Calipers Basis
Weight
StarKote Light Back A clean gray backside shade and a superior print surface. Suitable for dry foods (cereals, crackers, pasta, rice etc.), bakery, retail, carry out food trays, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals #6 Gauge .014 to .028 63# to 112#
StarKote Kraft Back A clean brown backside shade and a superior print surface. Suitable for:Dry foods, detergent, sporting goods, automotive, toys and hardware #6 Gauge .016 to .028 69# to 112#
StarKote White Back This grade has our lightest and brightest backside shade. Suitable for: Perishable bakery goods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jewelry and luxury goods. #7 Gauge .016 to .028 72# to 116#
StarKote High Performance Clay coated, available in Neutral or Kraft backside shade that appeals to both consumer packaging companies and printers. Water resistance added for durability in refrigerated environments. #6 Gauge .014 to .028 63# to 112#
StarKote Ultra-High Performance Clay coated, available in Neutral or Kraft backside shade that appeals to both consumer packaging companies and printers. Water resistance and wet strength added for durability in transport / refrigerated requirements. #6 Gauge .014 to .028 63# to 112#
StarKote Top Sheet Our lowest caliper coated grade (.012 & .014) designed for single face applications for micro-flute packaging. Suitable for: Dry and frozen food, beverage (wine, microbrewery and energy drinks) automotive, hardware, sporting goods and toys. #6 Gauge .012 to .014 52# to 63#

Roll Capabilities

Machine trim: 96"

Core sizes off the Papermachine: 3", 4", 8", 12"

Min/Max roll diameter off the Papermachine: 41" to 72"

Slit width variation off the Papermachine: +/- 1/32"

Sheet Capabilities

Min/Max. Length: 16 3/4 to 60"

Min/Max Width: 16 1/4" to 65"

Sheet length tolerance: +/- 1/32"

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