Functional Coatings

Recyclable and bio-degradable barrier coatings for packaging

Growing demand for recyclable packaging means brand owners and retailers are turning to alternative packaging solutions. Functionalized solutions with water-based barrier coatings reduce plastic content and enable fib s water, oil and grease resistant coatings, mineral oil barriers, MVTR, heat sealable and release co er-based alternatives. Omya’s range of services and products for packaging solutions include ratings and full technical support for development and early prototyping.

High performance barrier coatings

Our functional coating products are based on raw materials for natural or synthetic polymers depending on the performance required.


Our tailor-made solutions have been developed to meet many different application needs and methods across the paper making and packaging converting value chains.


They are fully compliant with global food regulations and will support the packaging’s end-of-life requirements, including recyclability and compostability.

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Ready to use with existing equipment

Our water borne barrier solutions can be supplied at various solid levels depending on client needs. 


They are developed to maximize use of customers’ existing application equipment such as coating, converting or printing devices.

Water Borne Equipment

Talk to an Expert

Ask about our expertise in the development of barrier solutions and services to support you from design to industrialization of your sustainable fiber-based packaging materials. Omya will support you from concept to roll out.