ITC Paperboards &
Specialty Papers

ITC's Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division is India's largest, technologically advanced and most eco-friendly, paper and paperboards business.
ITC's Paperboards and Specialty Papers Business is the leader in volume, product range, market reach and environmental performance, and is the clear market leader in the value-added paperboards segment. Providing internationally competitive quality and cost, the Business caters to a wide spectrum of packaging, graphic, communication, writing, printing and specialty paper requirements.
ITC takes great pride in servicing a large cross-section of industry requirements - from FMCG cartons to electrical insulation papers to Bio-based Barrier Coated Board, to decorative laminate base to writing and printing papers and much more. ITC straddles the entire spectrum of paperboards - from 100% virgin, food-grade boards which are from renewable and sustainable sources to 100% recycled boards.

The product range includes:

Paperboards

Carte Lumina

Carte Lumina is an avant-garde virgin fiber based paperboard designed for luxury packaging. It beautifully combines strength & stiffness with purity & aesthetics, making it the ultimate choice for high-end packaging. Its fully coated surface results in exquisite print reproduction while its flawless shade and texture render it perfect for Cosmetics, Perfumes, OTC products, etc.

Used for Cultural Cards, Consumer Electronics, FMCG, Garments, Pharma, Publishing, Digital

Safire Graphik

Safire Graphik (SG) is a Solid Bleached Sulphate (SBS) board with medium bulk and brilliant aesthetic properties. It is made out of bleached chemical pulp and has a unique high white shade. The first SBS board made in India, Safire Graphik is the board of choice for an enhanced visual appeal and acts as a substitute for Art Boards in many applications where stiffness and purity is paramount. Its stunning whiteness, coupled with a smooth coated backside, make it the standard for Personal Care packaging, Bindi Cards, Covers, etc.

Cyber XLPac

Cyber XLPac is a fully coated Folding Box Board (FBB) with a superior mix of strength, print and conversion properties. The sustainably sourced virgin fiber mix imparts a good bulk and bending resistance while the single coated backside enhances the appeal of the carton when it is opened. The consistent shade and high surface smoothness reproduces solids, tints and half tone images with exceptional fidelity. Available With Backcoat (GC1) and Without Backcoat (GC2) variants.

Used for Food & Beverage, FMCG, Cultural / Cards, Pharmaceuticals, Liquor, Consumer Electronics, Digital, Garments

PearlXL Packaging

PearlXL Packaging is a Folding Box Board (FBB) designed for optimum strength and printability that offers a clear economic advantage. It is a value packed FBB for everyday packaging needs and enables easy upgradation from secondary-fiber based boards. Its structure is engineered with medium bulk and stiffness and to meet normal requirements in offset printing, folder-gluers and filling line operations.

Used by FMCG, Pharma, F&B, Garments etc.

Cyber Premium

Cyber Premium is a Folding Box Board (FBB) designed with high bulk and bending stiffness. It has a manila back (GC2) and the surface is suitable for offset and flexo printing. Cyber Premium is our lightweight champion in the heavyweight category! It is specially engineered to protect heavy content like glass bottles. It combines high strength properties and aesthetics and is responsive to a range of post print finishes.

Cigarette Boards

Cigarette Boards are Folding Box Boards (FBB) designed and made to very close tolerances, especially for cigarette packaging requirements. Apart from superior smoothness levels, the boards are designed to meet the demanding requirements faced in printing eight or more colors, in-line rotary die-cutting and embossing operations and meet the approval code of cigarette majors.

Eco Natura

Eco Natura is a greyback board made from recycled pulp. It offers best-in-class caliper consistency and stiffness resulting in cartons that feel strong and sturdy in the hands of the consumer. Its uniform crease stiffness ensures smooth running on filling lines. Low dirt count and coated surface lead to excellent print reproduction.

Used for FMCG and Industrial Packaging, Match Shell, Top Liners for Corrugated boxes, Cereal boxes, Toys and Games, Appliances

Eco Blanca

Eco Blanca is a whiteback board made from recycled pulp. It is coated on both sides and has a very low dirt count, leading to superior surface smoothness and excellent print reproduction. Eco Blanca comes with high stiffness and caliper consistency resulting in strong and sturdy cartons.

Used for Hosiery & Garments, Publication Covers, Stationery & General Merchandizing, Inner frames, Promotional material.

NeoWhite Bliss

NeoWhite Bliss is a high performance recycled board made out of recovered fibre which delivers on both aesthetics and performance parameters. It is endowed with attributes (excellent fibre tear) which makes it compatible for Blister card packaging. NWB scores very high in whiteness, smoothness, bulk and rigidity in its category.

Used for FMCG, Garments, Consumer Electronics, Pharmaceuticals, Digital, Culture Cards etc.

Specialty And Graphic Boards

Indobowl

Specially designed to cater to the requirement of takeaway packaging in Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), INDOBOWL is made from 100% virgin fibres and has a thin extrusion coating of polyethylene. It is the perfect substitute for single-use plastic containers used for food serving and delivery. Special properties avoid seepage / leakage of food and the top can be easily sealed with plastic film, foil or lids. It conforms to stringent food contact codes and the same board can also be used for heat sealable lids.

Used for Fast food serving & Take-away food packaging

Indobev

Indobev is a primary fiber based, polyethylene coated paperboard exclusively made for cups. Special characteristics are built into the fiber, enabling smooth cup formation and usage. Both the base board and the polyextrusion (PE) coating conform to stringent food contact codes. Indobev is a ready to convert board as opposed to market grades which may be coated on lines that are not approved for hygiene and food contact and with plastic materials that are not certified for direct food contact. All Indobev boards will carry a 'ghostmark'.

Used for Paper cups, Paper Plates.

Indobarr 1PE & 2PE

Indobarr is a fully coated Folding Box Board (FBB) with an extrusion coating of polyethylene on one/ two side. It is designed for deep freeze packaging and is the board of choice for most of the leading brands in this segment. Special characteristics are built into the fiber to make it withstand the strains of varying temperatures. The board and the polyextrusion (PE) coating conform to stringent food contact codes and the film is treated for printability and glueability.

Used for Icecream Packaging, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Liquor.

Art Maestro

Art Maestro is a high-white, super-calendered SBS board coated on both sides and showcases exceptional smoothness and gloss. The stiffness of Art Maestro is measurably superior to conventionally made C2S boards. Art Maestro offers a high level of print contrast and colour fidelity.

Used for Greeting Cards, Post cards, Invitations, Menu card publications & Book covers, Directories, Promotional Folders & Catalogs, Posters & Danglers, Brochures, Tags & Inserts, folders, Flyers & Mailers etc.

Safire Graphik Duo

Safire Graphik Duo is the the next-gen C2S art board with enhanced strength and aesthetics. The dual-coating and excellent finish on both sides ensures minimal two-sidedness, making it ideal for graphic applications.

Used for Brochures, Book Covers, Calendars, Greeting Cards, Danglers, Posters, Garment Tags, Photo Cards

Digiart

Digiart is a two-side coated, super-calendered art board especially suited for digital printing. It is made to exacting specifications with minimum tolerance level. It offers superior colour reproduction and high stiffness and is cut-to-size for digital printing.

Carte Persona

Carte Persona is an uncoated and super-calendered Solid Bleached Sulphate (SBS) board. Its ivory shade with extra whiteness and smoothness results in stunning print results. Its exceptional stiffness results in seamless cutting, creasing and folding, making Carte Persona the ideal choice for graphic applications like visiting cards, tags, etc.

Safire Graphik Telecard

Safire Graphik Telecard is specially developed for scratch card applications. It is designed to run smoothly on high-speed card manufacturing lines.

Used for Mobile phone recharge cards, Lottery scratch cards, Gift Cards

Playing & Gaming cards

Playing & Gaming Cards from ITC PSPD come with superior surface finish and high gloss. These are supercalendered boards with equal coating on both sides and a high-white shade that account for excellent printability. The boards also feature superior stiffness and flatness, with a high control on caliper consistency that lead to seamless machine runnability.

Nanobase

Lightweight paper made from bleached chemical pulp with excellent stiffness for better cup grip. It is specially designed for cups of smaller sizes and is the ideal substrate for LDPE / other barrier coatings.

Indobase

Indobase is a cupstock base board made from bleached chemical pulp. It is completely food grade and is the ideal substrate for LDPE / other barrier coatings used in making paper cups for hot and cold beverages.

Vivaa Liner

Liner Boards

Vivaa Liner is a Solid Bleached Sulphate (SBS) board designed for top-liner applications in corrugated boxes. The board is made with a control on burst and ring crush strength, enhancing the compression strength of the carton. The smooth surface and bleached virgin fibers offer the best surface for high quality printing among top-liners.

Used for Top Liners.

RCT Board

RCT Board is the top choice for top-liner applications. It comes with a target RCT (Ring Crush Test) value of 2. The board has superior stiffness and a high white surface that allows for high printability. It performs seamlessly on all corrugation machines. The board is made from 100% recycled fibres and comes in both coated and uncoated variants.

Used for Top Liners.

Liquid Packaging Boards

ITC's Liquid Packaging Board is the perfect substrate for aseptic liquid packaging solutions. The board is taint-free and odour-free, and adheres to stringent food contact regulations. It allows for superior machine runnability, making it the board of choice for major liquid packaging companies.

Used for Aseptic Liquid Packaging

Cyber XLPac Anti-fungal Board

Cyber XLPac Anti-fungal paperboard comes with a special fungicide coating that completely eliminates the need for both the plastic wrapper and LDPE coated paperboard used in soap packaging. It protects the soap from fungal growth due to moisture and helps retain its freshness. The fungicide coating is skin-friendly and the board can be used in direct contact with the soap.

Used for Soap Bar Packaging

Fusion Boards

The 'Fusion' series of solid boards from ITC PSPD features a range of laminated boards for different applications. The base board combinations can be customized to suit diverse requirements. These boards come with excellent sheet flatness and superior strength.

Used for Book & Diary Covers, Wads, Rigid Boxes, Cake Base, Garment Tags, Photo Albums /Menus / Desk Calendars, Toys & Games, Files / Folders

Sign-Up Green

Sign-up Green is a solid paperboard, specially designed for Indoor Advertising (POP/POSM) applications. The product is made up of 100% virgin wood fibres, making it a sustainable alternative to rigid plastics used for Indoor branding.

Papers:

Overlay Paper

Overlay paper is a transparent paper that protects the laminate and preserves the printed image.

Surfacing/Print Base

The Print Base or Surfacing paper is the impregnated decor paper. This is the layer in decor laminates can be printed on.

Barrier Paper

Barrier paper is a layer of high opacity paper between the decor paper and the core layer. It reduces the show through from the bottom layer and helps achieve the visual effect desired.

Liner Paper

Liner paper is a balancing layer on the reverse side of the laminate.

Pharma Print

Pharma Print is a 100% virgin paper, with a superior mix of strength, print and conversion properties. Its excellent folding endurance and caliper consistency, drives high productivity in high speed folding machines and make Pharma Print the ideal choice for pharma inserts and outserts. Its high opacity resulting from special fillers imparts minimum two-sidedness to the paper. Aesthetically pleasing, Pharma Print offers extraordinary smoothness and brightness resulting in better print density. It also provides superior runnability and de-stacking property on high-speed offset machines. Pharma Print comes with a natural shade, and is available in both reel and sheet form.

Used for Pharma Inserts

Opaque Tissue

Opaque Tissue is an extremely light-weight thin printing paper made from 100% virgin fibres. High filler content in the paper ensures maximum opacity for minimum two-sidedness. Opaque Tissue offers excellent foldability along with superior aesthetic properties, making it the ideal choice for voluminous publications.

Bible Printing

Bible Printing is a thin printing paper made from 100% virgin fibres. It gives high opacity even at lower GSMs, resulting in minimum 'show-through' and maximum PPI (pages per inch), making it suitable for voluminous publications. Its extraordinary smoothness and brightness lead to excellent printability, while its natural shade increases the archival appeal. The special fillers in the paper ensure that the pages are preserved for years without any signs of yellowing. Bible Paper comes equipped with exceptional caliper consistency, excellent sheet flatness and edge finish; and exhibits perfect formation and binding with superior runnability on high speed offset machines as well as on sheet-fed and web offset machines.

Used for Religious Books, Dictionaries, Directories, Encyclopedias

Superfine Printing

Superfine Printing is a dense and light-weight thin printing paper made from 100% virgin fibres. Its pristine bluish-white shade and best-in-class opacity make it the most aesthetically appealing choice. Its extraordinary smoothness and brightness result in excellent print reproduction. Superfine Printing also accounts for superior runnability and formation, even on high-speed machines. Its excellent folding endurance and caliper consistency, drives high productivity in high speed folding machines and make choice for pharma inserts and outserts as well.

Used for Financial statements, Publications, Pharma Inserts & Outserts.

Alfa Plus

Alfa Plus is an uncoated virgin wood pulp based paper with a brilliant bluish-white shade, optimum opacity and superior smoothness that result in an improved writing and printing experience.
Used in Publishing, Annual Reports, Leaflets, Flyers, Forms, Brochures, Envelopes, Notepads, Letterheads etc.

Alfa Zap

Alfa Zap is an uncoated virgin wood pulp based paper with a bluish-white shade offering dazzling whiteness superior to other writing & printing papers. It comes with an assured brightness of minimum 95% - higher than any other domestically available paper grades. It also offers enhanced smoothness for stunning print results.

Used in Publishing, Annual Reports, Leaflets, Flyers, Forms, Brochures, Envelopes, Notepads, Letterheads etc.

Hi Brite

HiBrite is an uncoated virgin wood pulp based paper offering superior bulk and strength properties. Its even finish and excellent smoothness results in an enhanced hand-feel.

Hi Zine

HiZine is an uncoated virgin wood pulp based paper with superior bulk and stiffness and outstanding aesthetic properties that result in an enhanced writing and printing experience.

Used for Publishing, Diaries, Annual Reports, Leaflets, Flyers, Forms, Brochures, Envelops, Notepads, Letterheads etc.

Perma White

Perma White is an uncoated virgin wood pulp based paper specially developed for archival needs. It comes in a natural shade and has been specifically designed for permanence and durability. Perma White also offers best-in-class opacity for minimum show-through. It comes with high smoothness and an excellent finish and formation.

Used for Publications and Diaries, Legal Documents / Certificates, Dictionaries & Reference Manuals, Encyclopaedias & Yearbooks, Corporate & Annual Reports, Religious and Commemorative Books etc.

WrapWell

The latest product from the PSPD stable, WrapWell Paper is a 100% food grade and OBA-free paper made from virgin fibres. The special coating on one side prevents permeation of oil and grease and also accounts for easy-release of food. WrapWell is microwaveable & ovenable. Its high strength properties coupled with excellent glueability make it the ideal choice for food packaging. It offers superior printability in all printing machines. It can be easily recycled, without any need for additional treatment, making it an eco-friendly option.

Used for Baking, QSR Wrapping, Food Packaging.

Anti-Rust Tissue

Anti-Rust Tissue (ART) is a specialty paper with a distinct chemical coating that prevents rusting or corrosion of blades. ART comes with excellent sheet flatness at low surface area and exceptional operability on offset printing machines. Being inherently soft, it enhances the tool life and cut quality.

Used for Blade Wrapping

Anti-Fungal Soap Wrap

Paper coated with special fungicide chemical that replaces LDPE coated paper used in soap wraps. It protects the soap from fungal growth due to moisture and helps retain its freshness. The fungicide coating is skin-friendly and the paper can be used in direct contact with the soap.

Used for Soap Wrapper

Overlay Tissue

Overlay Tissue is a specialty paper used to protect the surface of melamine crockery from scratches and stains. It has a high wet-tensile strength and superior whiteness & brightness that enhance the beauty of the crockery while making it scratch-resistant at the same time. Overlay Tissue comes with excellent dimensional stability that prevents mis-registration during printing. Its external pH is maintained between 6-7 for better printability.

Used for Melamine crockery

Insulating Paper

Insulating Paper is a specialty paper used in transformers. It comes with adequate dielectric properties and also excellent mechanical properties of tensile, tear and stretch. Insulating Paper exhibits uniform caliper consistency and high pliability.

Used for Double Paper Covering (DPC), Interlayer for transformer insulation

Flameproof Paper

Flameproof is a high bulk specialty paper made from virgin fibres. It is a 100% food grade paper with high strength properties, making it ideal for parchmentation.

Used for Butter Packaging, Agarbatti Packaging

Low Porosity Base Tissue

Low Porosity Base Tissue or LPBT is a Base Paper with high strength properties and excellent dimensional stability. Its superior light-fastness and uniform holding of ink make it the ideal base paper for carbonizing.

Used for Base for Carbon Copy Paper, Fusing & Wrapping Application in Fire Crackers Industry, Liner for Dehydrated Food Packaging

Plastic Substitution Products

FiloPack

FiloPack is designed for the growing food delivery industry & deep-freeze applications as a replacement to single-use plastics. It is Flustix Less Plastics certified and offers exceptional water, oil & grease resistance. The base board is made with wood fibres from sustainably managed plantations. It is recyclable in existing standard recycling systems and compostable under industrial composting conditions.

FiloServe

FiloServe is designed for food serving applications like plates & trays as a replacement to single-use plastics. The paperboard is coated with a special barrier that gives excellent oil & grease resistant properties and comes with Kit Value 11. The base board is made with wood fibers from sustainably managed plantations. It is recyclable in existing standard recycling systems and compostable under industrial composting conditions.

FiloBev

FiloBev is designed to replace single-use plastic and LDPE-coated cups for serving beverages. The paperboard is coated with a special barrier that gives excellent water resistant properties and is aerobically biodegradable in soil environment. The base board is made of wood fibres from sustainably managed plantations. It is recyclable in existing standard recycling systems and compostable under industrial composting conditions.

FiloTub

FiloTub is designed to replace single-use plastic and LDPE-coated tubs/buckets used for food serving applications. The paperboard is coated with a special barrier that provides Oil & Grease resistant properties and comes with KIT value 12. The base board is made of wood fibres from sustainably managed plantations and is aerobically biodegradable in soil environment. It is recyclable in existing standard recycling systems and compostable under industrial composting conditions.

Omegabev

Omegabev is a virgin fibre based board with a barrier coating exclusively made for paper cups. It is compostable under industrial composting conditions. It is the next level of eco-friendliness where the base board is from sustainably managed plantations and the barrier film is bio-based. Both the board and the barrier coating conform to stringent food contact codes.

OmegaBev Vio

OmegaBev Vio is a virgin fibre based board with a barrier coating exclusively made for hot & cold beverage paper cups. The base board is made with wood fibres from sustainably managed plantations. It is compostable under industrial composting conditions. It is the next level of eco-friendliness where the base board is from sustainably managed plantations. Both the board and the barrier coating conform to stringent food contact codes.

Indobowl

Specially designed to cater to the requirement of takeaway packaging in Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), INDOBOWL is made from 100% virgin fibres and has a thin extrusion coating of polyethylene. It is the perfect substitute for single-use plastic containers used for food serving and delivery. Special properties avoid seepage / leakage of food and the top can be easily sealed with plastic film, foil or lids. It conforms to stringent food contact codes and the same board can also be used for heat sealable lids.

Used for Fast food serving & Take-away food packaging

Sign-Up Green

Sign-up Green is a solid paperboard, specially designed for Indoor Advertising (POP/POSM) applications. The product is made up of 100% virgin wood fibres, making it a sustainable alternative to rigid plastics used for Indoor branding.

Anti-Fungal Soap Wrap

Paper coated with special fungicide chemical that replaces LDPE coated paper used in soap wraps. It protects the soap from fungal growth due to moisture and helps retain its freshness. The fungicide coating is skin-friendly and the paper can be used in direct contact with the soap.

Used for Soap Wrapper

Cyber XLPac Anti-fungal Board

Cyber XLPac Anti-fungal paperboard comes with a special fungicide coating that completely eliminates the need for both the plastic wrapper and LDPE coated paperboard used in soap packaging. It protects the soap from fungal growth due to moisture and helps retain its freshness. The fungicide coating is skin-friendly and the board can be used in direct contact with the soap.

Used for Soap Bar Packaging

Paper for Sticks

Paper alternative for single-use plastic sticks used in lollipop/candy and earbuds. This specialty paper boasts of exceptional surface quality and optimum wet strength properties. Its outstanding tensile strength makes it a seamless fit for high-speed stick formation machines, guaranteeing efficient production.

Used for Lollipop/Candy sticks, Earbud sticks

Committed to developing a sustainable raw material base, ITC's pulpwood is being progressively sourced from renewable plantations under its Social and Farm Forestry programmes, which provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to tribals and marginal farmers.
For more information on ITC PSPD's products and sustainability initiatives please visit https://www.itcpspd.com/ or download ITC's Papyra app.

Awards & Recognitions
ITC's Paperboards & Specialty Papers business has won numerous awards for quality, environmental management systems and product excellence. For more information please visit https://www.itcpspd.com/.