Mohawk has added Chromolux and Chromolux Digital to its line of creative papers. This high-gloss cast-coated product line of papers and boards offers a range of calipers, colors and metallic effects for both traditional and digital presses. Chromolux is a 46 Gloss and 92 Bright cast-coated sheet that’s used worldwide to promote premium branded products.
“Mohawk has developed a strategic partnership with Metsa Board Corporation (formerly M-real) to be the exclusive distributor of Chromolux in the U.S. and Canada. Chromolux is a high-end solution for any number of applications from packaging and labeling to calendars and business cards, and we are thrilled to provide this world-class cast-coated product line to our customers for offset, HP Indigo, digital and specialty processes,” says Paul Biesedecki, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Mohawk.
Mohawk has released a Chromolux sample deck to accompany the launch of the product line. The sample tool fans out to make it easy to see each of the Chromolux Label, Chromolux Cover and Chromolux Digital papers, calipers, colors and metallics.
Chromolux Label and Chromolux Cover offer a wide choice of colors and calipers with superior gloss and smoothness. Both product lines have an alkaline pH surface suitable for metallic inks and high bulk, which is outstanding for embossing. Both are ISEGA approved for direct food contact, and guaranteed for offset, flexo and gravure printing. The back, uncoated side, of all Chromolux papers are specially treated to give excellent printing results.
Chromolux Label is available in High White, Metallic Silver and Metallic Gold with smooth, linen or lined finishes. Chromolux Label is perfect for wet-glue applications, self-adhesive labels, food and non-food containers, wraparound labels, tube wrap and wrappers.
Chromolux Cover is stocked in seven shades — High White, Pearl White, Magic Chrome, Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold, Color Red and Color Black. Special order colors are available in Metallic Steel Blue, Magic Rock, Color Cream, Color Yellow, Color Green, Color Ocean and Color Deep Blue and are available in six weights from 8 pt. to 18.1 pt. Chromolux Cover is a high-gloss solution for luxury packaging, calendars, invitations, book covers, business cards, presentation folders, postcards and any other communication graphics.
Chromolux Digital is a diverse line of premium high-gloss papers designed to yield spectacular results on HP Indigo presses. Chromolux Digital is stocked in seven shades — High White, Pearl White, Magic Chrome, Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold, Color Red and Color Black and are available in four weights from 9.5 pt. to 15.8 pt. Chromolux Digital is not recommended for dry toner devices.
Mohawk offers high gloss, cast coated products for dry toner devices in the Mohawk Color Copy Ultra Gloss line, in 8, 10, and 12 pt.
For more information, visit us at Graph Expo booth #240, online at or call 1-800 the mill.
Mohawk is North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing. Signature brands include Mohawk SuperfineÒ, StrathmoreÒ, InxwellÒ, and proprietary i-ToneÒ for digital presses. Mohawk papers are chosen for commercial printing, photo specialties and high-end direct mail. Products and samples are available through leading paper distributors and at 
The company is leveraging connections in the digital, design and photo space to develop new web-based offerings: Pinhole Pro, a solution for professional photographers to create beautiful press products; Pinhole Press, a lifestyle brand for beautifully simple photo gifts; and Felt & Wire Shop, an online marketplace for social stationery, posters and prints. 
This third-generation, family-owned business is constantly renewing its commitment to environmental stewardship. As the first U.S. manufacturer of commercial printing papers to match 100% of its electricity with windpower renewable energy credits and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production, its portfolio of recycled papers certified by Green Seal and the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) standards, continues to grow along with the rest of the company. 
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