Raw materials

Marzek Kner Packaging Llc. has a separate team in charge of raw materials used in the printing industry. This team is responsible for tracking and tracking down novelties, alternatives and opportunities. We consider quality and reliability a priority, therefore purchasing the proper raw material as well as supervising stocks are essential requirements for us.

Printing media

Industry-specific raw materials are available:

  • paper (traditional, structured, embossed, creative, metallized)
  • cardboard (white, kraft, coated, uncoated, metallized, PE coated)
  • OPP (oriented polypropylene)
  • BOPP (biaxially oriented polypropylene)
  • Polyethylene (PE Kurzzeichen, veraltet Polyäthylen, gelegentlich auch Polyethen)
  • PP (polypropylene)
  • OPS (spezielles Kunststoffmaterial für Shrink Sleeves) or PVC
  • PET (Polyethylenterephthalat)


Each industry is offered individual solutions:

  • unwashable
  • washable
  • odorless
  • refrigeration
  • food (eg. mold killing effect)
  • chemicals

Inks and varnishes

A wide colour palette is at our disposal, separate ink management runs in Kner Printing House where we can fulfill the totally unique ideas. We can recommend proper ink and varnish for different raw materials.


  • thermocrome inks (it becomes invisible or visible due to change in temperature)
  • fluorescent inks
  • UV ink
  • iriodin ink
  • protective varnish
  • decorative paint

    Hot stamp foil

    Hot stamp foils decorate the packaging by themselves. It is possible to achieve unique formations with these foils arousing the attention of customers. A wide colour palette is available from which everybody finds the most suitable one.

    We often use hot stamp foil along with embossing, and as a result special forms and shapes can be seen in 3D.

    Types of hot stamp foils:

    • microembossed
    • structured surface
    • special foils
    • hologram foils