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Paramelt-Global Leader in Waxes, Adhesives, and Dispersions

Paramelt is a global leading manufacturer of specialty waxes, and a fast-growing producer of adhesives and functional coatings for packaging. From seven sites around the globe Paramelt provides an extensive product range for the flexible packaging and paper and board converting industries, as well as hot melt and water based adhesives for end-of-line packaging and labelling applications.

Paramelt coating and adhesives for packaging

The Paramelt portfolio encompasses a comprehensive suite of hot melt adhesives, water adhesives, wax blends, primers and water-borne heat seal coatings for paper, film and foil. As part of the company's global expansion, Paramelt China represents the completion of a new food-safe, green field site in Suzhou, China.

Packaging Hot Melt Adhesives for Case, Carton and Tray Sealing

We help to optimise efficiency and total costs on your packaging line with our reliable, high-performance hot melt adhesives. With an extensive range of Excelta™ metallocene hot melts, and Plastomelt™ EVA based hot melts, Paramelt covers most application and machine requirements in the fields of tray erecting, case and carton closing.

Our hot melts keep your packaging safely sealed from deep-freeze, to high-temperature conditions. Paramelt also has the right solution for low-melt, or sift-proof applications.

With recent product innovations, and other similar developments, Paramelt has been growing strongly in recent years. On a global level, Paramelt has recently introduced hot melt production capacity for both conventional EVA as well as metallocene hot melts at its facilities in Muskegon (MI).

A purpose built, high efficiency hot melt plant in in its Heerhugowaard (NL) site has recently come on stream, effectively doubling our hot melt capacity in Europe. Furthermore, the completion of a new food-safe, green field site in Suzhou, China shows Paramelt's worldwide expansion.

packaging hot melt adhesives for case, carton, and try sealing

Labelling Adhesives

For beverage and dairy labelling applications, Paramelt offers both water-based and hot-melt labelling solutions. Test Paramelt's high-speed labelling adhesive program, especially for such requirements as ice water resistance, condensation water resistance, excellent wet or hot tack and adhesion on glass bottles, metal cans or plastic bottles (such as PET and PP). Leading beverage and dairy producers are depending on our adhesives to ensure smooth operation of bottle labelling lines.

Our labelling adhesive technologies include:

  • Water-based Multicollac™ casein glues
  • Latyl™ hybrid, synthetic and starch glues
  • Plastoflex™ hot melt (pressure-sensitive) labelling adhesives for wraparound labelling
  • Paraflex™ hot melt heat seal coatings for in-mould labelling applications (IML-T, IML-I and IML-B)

Adhesives and Coatings for Flexible Packaging

Paramelt provides a broad product portfolio of adhesives and functional coatings for the flexible packaging industry.

It encompassing a full range of hot melt, water-based and solvent-based adhesives, wax blends and polymer dispersions, as well as water-borne primers and heat seal coatings for paper, cardboard, film and aluminium foil.

Our product range includes:

  • (Heat-sealable) coating waxes for paper packaging
  • Vegetable waxes for paper coating
  • Laminating waxes for wax laminates from with substrates like aluminium, PET, OPP or paper
  • Heat seal hot melts and in-mould labelling hot melts
  • Water-based heat seal coatings for in-mould labelling, coffee labels, skin packaging and sugar sachets
  • Heat seal lacquers for aluminium, such as processed cheese foil, dairy lidding and pharmaceutical blister packaging
  • Water-based functional coatings and additives for anti-slip and anti-static applications as well as fat and grease barriers.

nowax vegetable wax coating from Paramelt

About Paramelt

Founded in 1898, Paramelt has more than 100 years of experience and today is a global producer of wax blends, adhesives and specialty dispersions. Operating from seven production sites in the Netherlands, the USA and China, the company comprises a team of approximately 400 employees worldwide. In most of our core applications, Paramelt is the acknowledged market leader. In all areas of activity, Paramelt is committed to delivering consistently high-quality products and solutions, providing reliable performance to the customers' applications.

Paramelt is active in a diverse range of end-use applications, ranging from packaging, cosmetics and food products to materials for aerospace, control devices and even explosives. The company develops, produces and sells waxes, adhesives and dispersions, which are formulated to precisely match the customer's targeted performance criteria.

Paramelt markets its products worldwide. Its head office is located in Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands.

Paramelt Europe
Costerstraat 18
1704 RJ Heerhugowaard
+31 72 57 50 600
+31 72 57 50 699

Paramelt USA
2817 McCracken Street
Muskegon, MI 4944
T: +1 231 759 7304
F: +1 231 759 7570

Paramelt China
#109 Sutong Road, SIP
215021 Suzhou, Jiangsu,
+86 512 676 16618
+86 512 676 13318