Bielefeld (August 13, 2019) – With two innovations in store, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is presenting a wide range of coated specialty papers for the label and packaging market at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The new products: jetscript METAL VPG 1018, a metallic-
silver gloss inkjet paper for the water-based inkjet printing of self-adhesive labels, as well as barricote BAG WGOM,  a fully recyclable barrier paper for flexible food packaging with multi-barrier against water vapour, grease and oil, oxygen and aroma as well as mineral oil migration.

As a paper product, the new jetscript METAL VPG 1018 (110 g) is purely fibre-based with a silver metallic glossy finish and a transparent, microporous inkjet coating for excellent printing performance. The inkjet paper impresses with its high print density, fast drying, compatibility with latex inks and optimum performance in the self-adhesive production process. “This makes it particularly suitable for eye-catching and high-quality labels in the beverage, cosmetics or food sector.

But also for other applications such as wrapping paper, advertising panels and displays, “says Nic Holmer, Director Sales of the Bielefeld specialty paper manufacturer.
With the new barricote BAG WGOM (89 g), Mitsubishi launches a particularly sustainable barrier paper for flexible food packaging, which impresses with a universal multi-barrier. “Because it protects food and consumers not only from water vapour, fat / oil and oxygen / aroma, but also from mineral oil migration (MOSH / MOAH), and thus
offers particularly wide barrier protection,” adds Nic Holmer. In addition, BAG WGOM can be heat-sealed very  effectively and is approved for direct food contact. The virgin fibre paper product is 100% free of plastic films, aluminium and fluorocarbons, fully recyclable, and FSC® or PEFC™ certified.

In addition, Mitsubishi will be showcasing a comprehensive range of coated specialty papers for the label market at Labelexpo Europe:
> Thermoscript thermal papers, amongst others for linerless applications, with extra high heat resistance or with back protection
> Jetscript inkjet papers, amongst others a light 70 g version, for ticket and tag applications or with an embossed surface
> Supercote cast-coated label papers, amongst others for wet glue labels, composite cans and shoulder boxes
Samples and further information will be available at the Mitsubishi stand of Labelexpo Europe 2019 in Brussels
(Hall 6, Stand 6A09), but also at the Fachpack 2019 in Nuremberg (Hall 7A, Stand 7A641) – or directly from the
sales department at ■