Packaging Inks

Our specialty additives for packaging inks can help you increase pigment loading levels, improve substrate wetting, and improve the aesthetics and longevity of ink formulations. Whether you're formulating waterborne, solventborne, or radiation-cure inks, Evonik has a broad portfolio of technical solutions for even your most challenging formulation problems.

Paper Packaging

Our leadership position in the supply of additives for water-based printing inks makes Evonik the partner for your paper packaging needs. Our strength in innovation can help you master the current and future challenges of this demanding market.

Film & Foil Packaging

To meet both the demanding performance requirements and the food contact compliance needs of the flexible packaging inks market, Evonik offers a broad product portfolio that addresses substrate wetting and adhesion, scratch and rub resistance, defoaming, and pigment dispersion.


Digital printing for packaging continues to show strong growth, enabling customization and individualization to brand owners. Evonik offers additive solutions to enable improved substrate wetting and adhesion, stable pigment dispersion, and improved rub resistance. Our products also address many of today's requirements for global food contact compliance.

Superior performance without side effects? This defoamer makes it happen!

TEGO® Foamex 852 is breaking the rules! Experience product highlights and benefits of our latest defoamer for waterborne printing inks in an interactive format. 

Find your additive in 100 seconds

Product Recommendations, Formulation Assistance, Voice Control Interface: The AI-supported COATINO® network is your “all-in-one” solution to save time and money for developing new coating formulations.

Additives and resins for waterborne, solventborne, and radiation-curing printing inks.

Additives and resins for waterborne, solventborne, and radiation-curing printing inks

Foam control, Solventborne and UV Systems 

What is foam and how to control it? You can find the answers in this video, which is a training for foam control technologies for Solventborne and UV Systems.

Defoamers & deaerators for waterborne coatings

When dealing with coatings we know there might be no moment without the risk to create foam. All this foam lead in a lot of problems like the loss of weather resistance or corrosion protection. To get rid of that macro and micro foam we need defoamers and dearators.

Effective wetting and foam prevention in dynamic printing applications

Dr. Vedran Durasevic, Senior Manager of Applied Technology for Digital Inks and New Technologies, discusses how the new SURFYNOL® 107 L provides multiple functionalities to printing and inkjet inks.

Addressing global food contact compliances with additives

Thorsten Schierle, Head of Applied Research and Technology- Decorative Inks and Projects EMEA with Evonik Coating Additives, discusses the importance of balancing performance and regulatory demands placed upon food packaging inks.