Trouble-free performance,
run after run.

For stunning packages and best-in-class uniformity, converters around the world turn to Candesce®, our family of premium solid bleached sulphate (SBS) paperboard products.

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Folding Carton
Carded Packaging
Top Sheet Liner Board

Signature surface.

We created Candesce's signature ultrasmooth print surface for your toughest packaging challenges. Along with sharp images and text, it delivers the strength to hold up under folding, die-cutting, foil stamping, and embossing. Use Candesce paper for superior shelf presence and brand differentiation.

Greater efficiency. Less cost.

Plus, Candesce saves you money along the way: Less ink waste, less paperboard waste, fewer raw materials—in short, lower cost.

FSC- and SFI-certified.

Candesce offers on-label FSC or SFI certification in a full caliper range. And every Candesce product comes with the signature customer service that has helped us build one of the best reputations in the industry and keep customers for decades.

How can Candesce help you?

For information and ordering, call 1.866.768.5282.

Folding Carton

Depend on Candesce folding-carton stock to deliver the same exceptional performance run after run. Our proprietary manufacturing and coating formulations provide an ultrasmooth print surface for uniform ink absorption and quick drying. Start with Candesce paperboard. Finish with eye-popping packaging and better throughput.

 

Candesce® C1S: Run-to-run consistency. Outstanding printability.

Candesce C1S paperboard offers outstanding printability, product protection, and value.

To give you the best printing surface available, we apply two layers of our proprietary coating formulation to the primary print side. Result? Exceptional smoothness and the perfect surface for printing superior graphics. Our virgin fiber provides an optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio, delivering maximum product protection with minimum weight.

Our consistent blue-white shade and 89 GE brightness make it the perfect choice across any color palette, including skin tones.

Candesce C1S is available in calipers ranging from 10 pt. to 28 pt.

Features

  • Ultrasmooth print surface
  • Optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio
  • Order-to-order consistency

Contact Us

Request a paper sample or talk with our sales team:
pandp@clearwaterpaper.com

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Carded Packaging

We offer a complete line of carded packaging grades—including Candesce Blister, Candesce Foldover Blister, and Candesce Skin. Designed for superior sealing without compromise in printability or package protection, our family of blister products delivers performance you won't find anywhere else.

 

Candesce® Blister: Adhesion guaranteed.

Candesce Blister's 100 percent omnidirectional fiber tear makes it the serious choice for traditional blister applications. The ultrasmooth surface of our premium-coated, one-sided blister delivers uncompromised printability, while the 100 percent fiber tear equals strength, durability, and total sealability. Our proprietary manufacturing and coating formulas provide guaranteed adhesion, making Candesce Blister the cost-effective, hassle-free solution for all your face blister applications.

Candesce Blister is available in calipers ranging from 12 pt. to 26 pt.

Features

  • Ultrasmooth print surface for excellent printability
  • 100 percent fiber tear in all directions
  • Guaranteed adhesion

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Request a paper sample or talk with our sales team:
pandp@clearwaterpaper.com

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Candesce® Foldover Blister: Prints beautifully. Seals every time.

Help your customers maximize their messaging with Candesce Foldover Blister. Thanks to our proprietary coating, Candesce Foldover Blister delivers our premium ultrasmooth print surface on both sides of the sheet. And because it's guaranteed to adhere, Candesce Foldover Blister gives you unmatched flexibility and lets you run combo layouts with confidence.

Candesce Foldover Blister is available in calipers ranging from 14 pt. to 24 pt.

Features

  • Two-sided, ultrasmooth print surface for excellent printability
  • Guaranteed adhesion
  • Order-to-order consistency

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Request a paper sample or talk with our sales team:
pandp@clearwaterpaper.com

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Candesce® Skin: A visible difference.

We designed the porosity of Candesce Skin specifically for skin-packaging applications. Candesce Skin is ideal for visual packaging of heavier products.

Candesce Skin is available in 20 pt. and 24 pt.

Features

  • Guaranteed adhesion
  • Specially engineered porosity for skin-packaging applications
  • Order-to-order consistency

Contact Us

Request a paper sample or talk with our sales team:
pandp@clearwaterpaper.com

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Top Sheet Liner Board

Depend on top sheet liner board from Clearwater Paper for all your offset lithography and flexography needs.  Candesce® TS is designed to give you a smooth, flat, white billboarding print surface.  Its adhesion-friendly back side provides trouble-free flat lamination to a fluted edge, designed to make lamination look easy. 

 

Candesce® TS: Lamination made easy

Depend on Candesce TS for a coated top sheet designed specifically to deliver exceptional print performance for offset lithography and flexography.  Optimized moisture content and a proprietary fiber mix are designed to give Candesce TS the strength required to perform flawlessly without cracking.  The smooth print surface provides the foundation for superior graphics, giving you the ability to create a consistent brand image across multiple packaging options - including heavy items and "box" store packaging.

Candesce TS is available in 9 pt. (40 lb.), 10 pt. (43 lb.), 12 pt. (47.7 lb.) with custom calipers available subject to minimum order quantities.

Features

  • Scores beautifully
  • Superior bonding
  • High hold out

Contact Us

Request a paper sample or talk with our sales team:
pandp@clearwaterpaper.com

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