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Eliminate Single-use Plastic

with OMM’s Water Barrier Varnish to replace PE film laminations


OMM’s water-based barrier varnishes provide a high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps. They are designed for “low MVTR”, to retard water vapor transmission in order to keep perishables fresh, frozen goods intact, or sensitive contents in factory condition.

Product Name

Water resistance

Oil and Grease resistance



Heat Sealing

OM WB 6001 B

OM WB 6007 B

OM WB 6008 B

OM WB 6009 B

Why Barrier Varnish?

Provides Circular, Recyclable solution

Improved recyclability and repulpability with easier processing, less plastic wasted and less contamination

Home compostable

Raw Materials deriving the coatings are home compostable

Reduction of Plastic Use

Reduce levels of plastic waste and the impact of plastic products on the environment

Water-based barrier coatings that work


Depending on the end application, barrier coatings from OMM Graphic have barrier properties against:

  • Water
  • Water Vapor
  • Oil and Grease
  • Alkaline 

Great printability and functional properties:

  • Heat Sealability
  • Good Release 
  • High block resistance
  • High rub resistance
  • Heat resistance
  • Food contact compliance


Suitable for various application processes:

  • Offset – Sheet-fed 
  • Flexographic 
  • Gravure
  • Curtain coater
  • Blade coater
Variety of end uses
  • Paper cups for hot and cold drinks
  • Food packaging for lunch boxes, frozen food and microwave packaging
  • Paper bowls
  • Paper plates
  • Candy Packaging
  • Burger and food wrappers