RONDO-PAK
Medipak Systems 
Innovative Packaging Solutions 
Pharma Packaging Technology 
Pharmaceutical paperboard packaging

Paperboard Specifications


PaperboardRondo-Pak is committed to providing the highest quality paperboard folding carton packaging to our Clients. As we are 100% Pharmaceutical packaging focused, we seek out those paperboard vendors that manufacture Pharmaceutical grade paperboard. We audit those vendors to ensure the highest quality paperboard and a secure supply chain.

Paperboard is a critical medium for innovative folding carton package design.

It is readily available, renewable, easily recyclable and a sustainable resource.

Virgin Fiber / Premium Grades:

  • SBS (Solid Bleached Sulfate) — Premium Grade paperboard consisting of at least 80% bleached virgin fibers.
    • This paperboard will have a white backside.
    • Major markets are Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Cosmetic & Candy
  • Unbleached Kraft / SUS (Solid Unbleached Sulfate)
    • Premium Grade paperboard consisting of at least 80% unbleached virgin fibers. This paperboard will have a "Kraft" or natural color backside.
    • Major markets are Beverage carriers, Frozen Food & Electronics.

Recycled Paperboard

There are 4 primary types of recycled paperboard used in the folding carton industry:

  • CCNB — (Clay coated news back)
         — Clay coated one side and brown or grey on the backside.
  • CCKB — (Clay coated Kraft back)
         — Clay coated on one side and brown on the back side.
  • CCLB — (Clay coated light back)
         — Clay coated on one side and a light grey color on the back side.
  • BC ( Bending Chip)
         — Brown or Grey paperboard that is not Clay coated.

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