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Chipboard

Our paper mill, located in Guatemala, recycles waste generated by our corporation to produce high-quality chipboard for clients throughout the region.

  • Rolls

  • Recycled and white faced board, in sheets

  • Tubes or cores

  • Liner for the corrugated industry

  • Hard covers for books and notebooks
  • Chip board available in rolls, sheets and tubes.

  • Chip board available in rolls and sheets

  • Magazine holders in various styles, made out of chip board lined with atractive papers.

  • Chip board dividers for corrugated boxes.

  • Book and notebook covers, lined with a variety of materials.

  • Chip board dividers for ecological and plastified binders.

  • Chip board core used for toilet paper rolls.

  • White chip board cores in a variety of sizes and thicknesses, for multiple uses.

  • Chip board cores, in various lengths and thicknesses, for different industries, including textile and printing.

  • Plastified chip board binders.

  • Chip board corners for the protection of pallets, which stow corrugated boxes containing agricultural products and appliances, among others.

  • Chip board slip sheets that are a substitute for traditional wooden pallets.

  • Chip board inserts, used as backing boards of underwear, shirts and other types of clothing.

  • Chip board spacers used as divisions to improve the stowage of stacked products in pallets.

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Capabilities


  • Flutes A, B, C and E (micro-corrugated).
  • Double wall BC and EC.
  • Laminations with offset printing.
  • Die-cut boxes, corrugated sheets, forms and displays.
  • Printing from one to four colors and with halftones full color.
  • Paraffin wax impregnation on one or both faces of the cardboard for specific uses, like agriculture.
  • Application of chemicals approved by USDA and FDA in the internal and/or external faces of the cardboard for uses in contact with food.
  • Folding and gluing of boxes in any of the available flutes.
  • Anti-humidity, anti-fat and paraffin barriers for frozen, chilled products, agro-industry and fast food.
  • Manual and mechanical assembly.

FAQ


1. What kind of products do you offer?
We produce corrugated boxes in a variety of sizes and designs and in any of the following flutes: C, E, B, BC, EC. Additionally, we offer a variety of items ranging from chipboard, white-faced cardboard, liner and medium paper, to corrugated specialties, such as point-of-sales displays and die-cut boxes for agricultural products.

2. What is the maximum chipboard width you can produce?
The maximum width, or equipment's trim, is 60".

3. What are the dimensions of your chipboard rolls?
Our chipboard rolls can measure from 3" to 60" in width; from 10" to 55" in external diameter; and from 3" to 12" in the core's internal diameter.

4. What are the dimensions of your chip board sheets?
Our chip board sheets are usually 30" wide. The most common width is 30". Width: 30" is the most common, or widths in of 60", for example: (28"+32"). Length: from 25" to 50".

5. What are the dimensions of the chip board cores?
Our chip board cores can measure from 4" to 150" in length; from 1" to 8" in internal diameter; and the chip board's thickness can range from 1 mm to 12 mm.

6. What caliber or thickness of chip board do you produce?
We produce rolls from C-12 (175 gr/m2) to C-50 (800 gr/m2). We produce sheets from C-12 (175 gr/m2) to C-120 (1,800 gr/m2).

7. How is chipboard used?
Chipboard can be used to make any of the following: cores for toilet paper rolls, support for folded clothing, tubes or cores, corner protectors, internal dividers for boxes, organizers, notebooks, slip sheets, office supplies and boxes, among others.

8. What are the dimensions of the largest and smallest boxes you produce?
Our minimum length is 505mm and our minimum width is 255mm; our maximum length is 2720mm and our maximum width is 1600mm.

9. What die-cutting dimensions do you offer?
Our minimum length is 505mm and our minimum width is 255mm; our maximum length is 2720mm and our maximum width is 1600mm.

10. What test ranges do you offer?
Our test ranges vary from 125C to 400BC. For single wall and micro-corrugated, we offer tests above 100 to 450 B/C and C/C.

11. What kinds of flutes do you produce?
We offer E, B, C, E/C, B/C and C/C flutes.

12. What is the maximum number of walls you can produce?
We offer a maximum double wall.

13. What industries do you serve?
We serve the following industries: agriculture, fast food, industrial, commerce, glass, manufacturing, commercial and agroindustrial.

14. What type of printing do you use?
We use a flexographic printing system, from 30 to 50 lines, as well as low printing and high graphic printing.

15. How many colors can you print?
We can print 1 to 5 colors.

16. Can you make impermeable corrugated carton?
Yes, we can apply the following barriers to make corrugated carton impermeable: paraffin by immersion and/or films that isolate humidity.

17. What is the minimum quantity required to place an order?
It depends on the product's dimensions and the complexity of the required process.

18. What countries do you serve?
We currently sell in Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean and the U.S.A., among others.

19. What do you mean by "value added?"
We become our clients' true packaging partner and offer constant support from our different departments: sales, quality control, development of new products, and production. We are also certified by ISO 9001-2000 since February 2002.

Produced in:
• COPACASA, Compañía Centroamericana de Papeles y Cartones, S. A.

Contact: Lucía Vidrí
E: lvidri@corp.sigmaq.com
T: (503) 2567-6000