Converting & Specialty

To meet an extensive range of specialty packaging and converting requirements, KapStone offers one of the most diverse portfolios of kraft paper in North America. By leveraging the unique production characteristics of our four kraft paper machines, customers around the globe have access to products that have been engineered for optimal performance in their converting, packaging and industrial applications.

Product Line

  • Converting & Specialty Kraft Paper

Spanning a wide range of packaging, converting and industrial applications, our industry leading portfolio of kraft paper has been engineered to deliver superior performance while meeting end use specific requirements. Producers and converters rely on KapStone’s diverse set of manufacturing capabilities which include virgin and recycled furnishes, soft calendered and machine finishing, and extensible micro-creping options.

Supporting our customer’s performance is core to the KapStone product offering. Together with our technical service and sales team, we work to understand your requirements to select and build grades that will deliver performance in your operations and in the field.

Production Options:

  • Basis weights from 20 lb to 68 lb on a 3,000 square foot basis
  • Grade specific virgin fiber furnish
  • High quality recycled fibers
  • Machine and soft calendered finishing
  • Extensible unit and micro-creping
  • Specialized chemistry and wet strength

Product Line

  • Agriculture
  • Food Service & Grocery
  • Industrial
  • Packaging
From the field to the market, wet strength kraft paper fits the bill for performance and resilience in many demanding applications including:
  • Multiwall baler and potato bags
  • Flower sleves
  • Continuous and sheeted raisin tray
  • High strength crop twine
From the meat counter to the corner deli, our standard and specialty kraft paper is converted into a wide range of products including:
  • Poly coated counter rolls
  • Natural butchers wrap and protein interleaving
  • Natural food service and sandwich wrap
  • Bakery and pastry bags
  • Specialty coffee and laminated consumer packaging
Delivering performance that industrial manufacturers require, our specialty kraft paper grades are used in various converting and product applications including:
  • Industrial tape and labels
  • Automotive and industrial masking
  • Steel and glass interleaving
  • Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) base
  • Asphalt saturating
  • Insulation backing
  • Cable wrap
  • Shingle wrap
Beyond boxes and bags, kraft paper is used to safely move products around the world in applications that include:
  • Specialty and institutional food pouches and packets
  • Twistings and handles
  • Dunnage air bags
  • Void Fill


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