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Board and Packaging

Nalco Water is a global comprehensive provider of process and water treatment programs for paper and packaging producers. We provide safe and reliable solutions that improve papermill unit operation efficiency, helping to deliver business and sustainability goals in today’s challenging environment. Our innovative production aides and functional programs – METRIX™ strength technologies, NALSIZE™ sizing technologies, PARETO™ injection technology, Retention & Drainage programs, 3DTRASAR™ and more – help our customers enhance board strength, improve machine performance and shrink environmental footprint.

Nalco Water understands the complex challenges of incorporating functional programs that are synergistic with other additives and provide for improved machine performance and paperboard quality. Our solutions allow you to minimize or eliminate the need to over-engineer the finished sheet – using mechanical, chemical and operations solutions that help optimize the whole operation.

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METRIX™ Horizon

More strength. Less Weight.

Differentiate your product with METRIX Horizon, Nalco Water’s newest dry strength technology for recycled paperboard, and give your customers stronger, lighter paperboard packaging to help achieve their sustainability goals and improve costs.

NALSIZE Tiger ASA Technology

Improved Sizing Efficiency in Paper and Paperboard

NALSIZE™ Tiger High Performance ASA technology delivers stable, controllable, on-machine sizing. This sizing efficiency reduces chemical requirements and energy use.

Minimize air in board packaging.

Nalco Water 4D Air™ Program

Nalco Water’s 4D Air Program uses chemicals for paper and packaging to reduce the effects of entrained air and surface foam in the carton and container board market.

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Delivering Innovation and Expertise to the Board & Packaging Industry

Our approach sets us apart. With an unparalleled commitment to personally delivered service and a suite of innovative technologies and science-based solutions, we drive positive economic and sustainable impacts through our customers operations, and the communities in which they operate.

Customer Success Stories

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Metrix™ Horizon Delivers Strength & Productivity for North American Recycled Containerboard Producer

Read how METRIX Horizon delivered improved containerboard strength, reduced refining and increased speed resulting in reduced energy and greenhouse gases and $3.1M total value delivered.

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High Performance Linerboard Mill Implements METRIX™ Technology

Learn how Nalco Water’s METRIX Technology helped a mill obtain environmentally sustainable results of reduced basis weight and increased production.

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Increase Production and Improved Wet- End Stability

Read how High-Performance Linerboard & Medium Mill Incorporates Core Shell™ 61067 Technology and POSITEK™ 4G 9000 Technology Through PARETO™.

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New HYBRID™ technology saves more than $700,000 annually at Gypsum Liner Mill

Learn more about how today’s gypsum liner paper machines are solving their challenges with Nalco Water production aids for packaging.

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