Everest™ Folding Carton Board

Designed to meet the most demanding needs for high-end printing and carton forming applications, Everest™ folding carton board is ideal for a variety of high-end applications that require greater shelf appeal and visual impact. 

Made from bleached paperboard (also known as solid bleached sulfate or SBS), Everest folding carton board provides a high level of strength, versatility, and an excellent printing surface for high-quality graphics. 

Everest™ Folding Carton Board

Everest Folding Carton Board Sustainability Benefits

Sustainability Benefits
Renewable Resource
  • Paperboard products like Everest folding carton board are made from trees, a renewable resource
  • Paperboard cartons are generally viewed as being widely recycled with >90% of U.S. communities having access to recycling for non-poly-coated paperboard and 60% of communities having access to recycling for poly-coated paperboard (American Forest and Paperboard Association’s Access to Recycling Study 2021) 
Renewable Energy
  • We use up to 65% renewable biomass energy in the manufacturing of our products 

Everest Folding Carton Board Features

Fiber Procurement and Chain of Custody
  • Graphic Packaging International is compliant with Forest Stewardship Council®, Sustainable Forestry Initiative®, and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ Chain of Custody forest certification standards
Environmental and Safety
  • Complies with California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (California Proposition 65)
  • Complies with European Union Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
  • Contains no REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) at levels above the 0.1% threshold
  • Bleaching: Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) bleached fiber
  • Complies with CONEG/Toxics in Packaging laws and with Article 11 of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC) 
  • Paperboard is manufactured from plant-based fiber from sustainably managed forests. As there is no specific test for paper compostability, it is recommended that ASTM 6400, 6868, or similar test methods are used to verify the compostable nature of paperboard or paperboard packaging  
Machine Models
  • Mill is third-party certified to the ISO 9001: Quality Management System standards    

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Everest Folding Carton Board Product Information

  • Pharmaceutical 
  • Healthcare 
  • Consumer beauty  
  • Luxury beauty
  • Personal care  
  • Consumer packaging 
  • Dry foods 
  • Beverages  

Excellent printability and glue adherence

  • Everest folding carton board is double coated on one side and its superior printing surface is engineered to deliver excellent print results and a cleaner running press  
  • With a clean blue-white shade, your graphics will look clean and crisp for any application  

Consistent performance in a variety of environments and converting processes

  • Everest folding carton board will run consistently well on your printing and converting operations such as sheeting, die cutting, foil stamping, embossing, and gluing  
Basestock PropertiesUnits12pt13pt14pt15pt16pt17pt18pt20pt22pt24pt26pt28ptStandard
ThicknessMicrons305 330 356 381 406 432 457 508 559 610 660 711 T-411

Food contact compliance

  • FDA and EU compliant for contact with aqueous and fatty foods, as well as dry foods    

Food contact compliance (USA)

  • 21 CFR 176.170 (components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty foods) 
  • 21 CFR 176.180 (components of paper and paperboard in contact with dry foods)   

Food contact compliance (EU)

  • Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, as applicable
  • Manufactured in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 2023/06 on good manufacturing practice for materials and articles intended to come into contact with food