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Olympic Varnish Co. has a modern paintmaking plant with computerised colour matching equipment under the supervision of a colour technologist. Any colour shade can be matched. Our archive includes over 3000 effects. There are 7 different coating lines with the facility to include gravure or flexo printing and overlacquering on chipboard, greyboard, fibreboard and corrugated board. Technical finishes, heatseal, inkjet, electro-conductive, sublimation and high glaze can be applied. There is a range of embossing designs and ample cutting and diecutting facilities.

Products supplied:
Coated & embossed fibreboard for suitcases, boxes and stationery. Coated Greyboard for Boxes & Cartons. Resin Fibre for Boxes. Coloured Mountboard for Pictures. Coloured Display Card. Coloured and Metallic Board for the Food Industries, Diecut Boards for Upholstery, TV and Audio Industries. Photoframe Strut/Back Assemblies.

Metal Paper Works is a long established specialist in applying metal coatings to Paper, Card and Film products. The solvent-based finishes are untarnishable. The process meets with current and future EU legislation since installation of an oxidiser unit in 2002. There are 2 reel to reel high speed coating lines, a gravure printer, embossing and slitter and sheeting facilities. Metal Paper Works has evolved its range of finishes and is also able to apply aqueous coatings, fluorescents and pearlescents.

Products supplied:
Metaltints and Pearltints on Tissue Paper and Giftwrap. Coloured Label Papers and Self-Adhesives. Educational Papers. Box-covering Papers. Woodgrained Papers and Films for Profile Wrapping. Coloured Board for Cartons. Coloured Boards for Stationery Files.

Olympic Wood Products Division is able to match any woodgrain effect closely with over 500 different woodgrain effects on file. The woodgrain printing line basecoats, prints and lacquers at high speed. There are 10 different print designs and roller changes take place quickly and efficiently. Single colour, 2 and 3 tone effects are applied to hardboard, MDF, paper-faced chipboard, cardboard and plywood.

There are excellent facilities for cutting to size and router cutting to shape. The division specialises in Folding Box Panels for Flat-Pack Furniture and has won an international reputation in this field, supplying throughout Europe. A new development is prefolded backpanels for wardrobes and bookcases suitable for automatic feeding into cartons on packing lines.