SWM is a diversified producer of premium specialty papers and the world's largest supplier of fine papers to the tobacco industry. SWM also manufactures specialty papers for other applications.
Our Alginex® water-based technology uses an all-natural alginate solution derived from seaweed. This proven aqueous coating virtually eliminates the potential negative taste characteristics often associated with solvent coatings.
With minimal impact on subjectives like taste, and a wide variety of flax, wood and specialty bases, Alginex® gives you more options for LIP banded cigarette designs than ever before.