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Custom Kote®

Custom Kote Product

From the outside in, this is one tough paperboard.

When strength is essential, Custom Kote delivers. This coated natural kraft® (CNK®) paperboard delivers on its reputation for durability and dependability.

Custom Kote offers outstanding strength that stands up to the most stressful environments throughout the supply chain. As a result, you can expect optimal product protection that in turn assures consumers are left with a positive brand impression.

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Features & Benefits

What you can expect from us:

Strength and Integrity

Strong softwood fibers give you excellent strength properties for packaging that maintains its integrity in dry, refrigerated, and frozen environments.

Printability

Custom Kote’s top layer of hardwood fiber and proprietary clay coating give it a smooth, opaque surface and enable crisp, vibrant graphics that stand out on your customer’s shelf.

Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio

Stiffness levels can be achieved at lower calipers and at lower weights than competitive substrates, supporting cost reduction and sustainability initiatives.

Versatility

Perfect as a highly versatile product, allowing a great deal of flexibility in packaging design, including handles, windows, and apertures.

Natural Look

Can be converted with the kraft side out for a natural look, while providing enhanced barrier properties for food contact applications.

Recycled Fiber Content

Produced with 15% recovered fibers on average, providing an option for meeting corporate sustainability goals.



Best used with:

  • Bakery
  • Beauty and Personal Care
  • Beverage
  • Filter Frames
  • Food Packaging
  • Foodservice
  • Home and Garden
  • Sporting Goods

Additional Product Information

Sustainability

  • 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.
  • Made with recycled fiber and is recyclable.

Environmental & Product Safety

  • Notices under US California Proposition 65 and the EU REACH regulation are not required.
  • 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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This information is subject to change without notice.

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.
  • ISEGA Certificate available.


Quality

  • Produced at an ISO 9001 certified facility

Paperboard Calculator

We understand that you rely on us for more than paperboard. In order to provide the best service possible, WestRock has developed roll, sheet and metric conversion calculators to make your job easier.

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Specifications

Custom Kote Specifications

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