A History of Excellence and Innovation

Currently operating from our facility in Poynton, nr Manchester, UK and well placed for major motorway, rail and Manchester International Airport Links, JPF API Laminates can trace its history back over 100 years. Since the earliest days we have strived to be market leaders in terms of service, product quality and technical support. We have achieved a reputation for working with customers and brands via strong packaging and print solutions across a wide range of channels and applications.

JPF API’s constant innovations and solutions for Decorative and Functional applications means that customers will enjoy the benefit of our experience and knowledge.

If your premium product needs to jump out at customers in Duty Free stores, Supermarkets or Boutique environments by adding a specialised specific film and finish, API has the technical knowledge and experience to execute your desired finish.

If your product is a Tobacco, Beer, Wine, Spirit, or an own-brand FMCG product, our knowledge and solutions bank will help give your products the edge over the competition.

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Some of our historic customers

Some of our customers

A History of Major JPF API Innovations

1970 – Produce the first aluminium foil laminate for tobacco packs.

1980 – Invent Transfer Metallizing process – Valvac®.

1986 – Start production of embossed holographic stamping foil.

1992 – Produce our first holographic film laminates.

2001 – Supply first registered single image holographic laminate.

Aluminium Foil Laminate Benson & Hedges
Valvac Board Paper

2002 – Provide first Fresnel lens laminate (wallpaper design).

2005 – Develop the first compostable laminated carton board.

2008 – Supply first reel-fed registered holographic laminate.

2009 – Develop registered Fresnel lens laminates.

2012 – Launch “film free” laminate – Transmet.

2016 – Launch “film free” Holographic Laminate – Transmet Holo

2020 – Launch “Transflx” – Film free barrier paper with exceptional OTR & MVTR barriers

2020 – Launch “Ecotherm” – Film free paper designed to enable products to retain heat for longer

2021 – Launch “film free” Fresnel Lens Laminate

Fresnel Lens Laminate

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Creative solutions, outstanding technical support and friendly flexibility are just a few of the reasons why JPF API ship our products globally to a wide range of customers. Contact us today to find out more.

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