Introduction and Need of the Product:
Kraftliner is a type of paper which is used as the outer layer of the corrugated board which is then converted into boxes. It is made up of the virgin fiber materials. According to U.S. Dept. of Commerce publication Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the U.S., the Kraftliner is defined as "paperboard or paper which contains no less than 80% fiber content which is obtained by the chemical sulfate or soda processes". Kraftliner is available in the variety of grammages varying from 100 GSM to more than 200 GSM. Kraftliner is available in bleached (predominantly produced from bleached sulfate pulp) i.e. white-top grade as well as unbleached grades to fulfill customized requirements of the corrugated packaging customers. White top Kraftliner can be easily printed with the different color to enhance aesthetics of the retail corrugated boxes. Some of the key properties of the Kraftliner is good tear resistance, high strength, durability, and good printability. Corrugated board, with bleached or unbleached Kraftliner, is used for wide range of packaging applications in the food & beverages, automotive, retail, cosmetic & personal care, and other end-use industries. The Kraftliner may also contain some amount of the recycled fiber (less than 20%) in its raw material mixture.
Kraftliner Market: Market Dynamics