Premium Coated Liner (PCL)

A man loading produce corrugated containers onto a truck

Beauty and brawn, both in good measure.

Looking to truly stand out on the shelf? Your packaging solution answer is simple, WestRock’s Premium Coated Liner. It features a double clay-coated printing surface that promises superior printability for a best-in-class appearance. It’s stronger than comparable coated linerboards, yet our PCL delivers cost optimization from lightweighting. In short, if you want stunning graphics combined with higher compression strength, look no further than WestRock Premium Coated Liner.

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Features & Benefits

What you can expect from us:


Superior visual graphic quality without compromising brightness.


Superior compression strength in comparison to other coated substrates, resists cracking while meeting box ECT requirements.

Additional Product Information


  • All WestRock North American paperboard mills are certified to the SFI®, PEFC™, FSC© Chain of Custody Standards. Contact your WestRock sales representative for certified fiber availability for this product.Certificates Codes: SFI Certified Sourcing: NSF-SFILUFS-6S751, SFI CoC: NSF-SFICOC-6S751, PEFC: NSF-PEFCCOC-6S751FSC Company Code: FSC-C104002
  • Recyclable

Environmental & Product Safety

  • Notices under US California Proposition 65 and the EU REACH regulation are not required
  • Elemental chlorine free (ECF) bleached fiber
  • Meets heavy metal limits of the US Model Toxics in Packaging rules and Article 11 of EU Directive 94/62/EC

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Food Contact

  • Meets multiple national requirements for food contact packaging, e.g., US and Canada. Contact your sales representative for information on specific markets and end-uses.


  • Produced at an ISO 9001 certified facility
  • Produced at a FSSC 22000, Category M certified facility


PCL specifications


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