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Alcan Packaging: Surface finish for flexible packaging

MatteFX advanced surface finish technology, from Alcan Packaging Food, is a matte lacquer system that produces special finish effects on flexible packaging.
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MatteFX technology allows brand owners to alternate matte and gloss finishes on the same package. MatteFX can be used on flexible films and pouches for a wide range of food and packaged goods applications. The surface finish technology is also compatible with Alcan's 10-color flexographic and rotogravure printing and LaserTear® laser scoring.
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