Mondi enters market for 'Saturating Kraft' application with new paper grade

Paper Advancement

Mondi recently launched the new speciality kraft paper grade Advantage Boost for laminate applications on the European market

Vienna, 03 October 2018 – With the launch of Advantage Boost, Mondi is positioning itself as a new supplier of saturating base kraft papers for various decorative and compact laminates. Typical applications include internal and external building panels, worktops, flooring and shelving, as well as technical films for plywood. For converters, the new paper grade offers excellent uniformity, product consistency and optimised resin absorption.

According to Paulus Goess, sales director of Mondi Speciality Kraft Paper, "We are primarily targeting the markets for decorative and compact laminates in Europe in view of increasing demand arising from the current supply situation. For converters, our new offer increases paper availability. We are providing more volume to the market and bringing our services and experience as a long-standing paper and packaging company into the sector."

After successful customer trials on the European market, Mondi is now officially launching the new paper grade. Functioning as a core layer in high pressure laminates (HPL) and continuously pressed laminates (CPL), and for use in technical films for plywood, Advantage Boost is available in multiple substances ranging from 60 to 120 g/m². It can be used in both high-end design products and everyday applications that call for maximum durability.

About Mondi

Mondi is a global leader in packaging and paper, delighting its customers and consumers with innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions. Mondi is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain - from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and plastic films, to developing and manufacturing effective industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Sustainability is embedded in everything Mondi does. In 2017, Mondi had revenues of €7.10 billion and underlying EBITDA of €1.48 billion.

Mondi has a dual listed company structure, with a primary listing on the JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker MND, and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc, under the ticker MNDI. Mondi is a FTSE 100 constituent, and has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series since 2007.

Source: Mondi