THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC. (IGI® Wax) is an international leader in technology, development and manufacturing of wax based products including microcrystalline, paraffin and other petroleum based products for coatings, candles, inks, packaging and personal care. Also offering custom-made waxes and their blends. IGI® Wax owns the largest independent, ISO 9001 registered, petroleum wax refinery/blending plants in North America.

ACCUMELT® and IGI® 2002A

ACCUMELT® and IGI® 2002A waxes are used in ink applications as ink additives because they offer: - Narrow molecular weight and sharp melting point - Improved mar resistance - Good release properties - Helps with consistent colour in coloured inks

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Custom Wax Blends

Whatever your application, if you need a wax or a wax-blend then we can work with you to develop a wax customised to your needs.

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MICROSERE™ Microcrystalline Waxes

MICROSERE™ microcrystalline waxes are tougher, more flexible and tend to have higher melting points than paraffin waxes. The fine crystal structure of MICROSERE™ microcrystalline waxes means the wax can bind to solvents and oils preventing sweating-out.

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Packaging and Corrugated Wax Blends

We offer IGI Wax’s Wax Blends for flexible packaging, corrugated packaging and folding cartons. Paraffin waxes and paraffin-based wax blends are natural, mineral waxes from petroleum that are colourless, non-reactive, non-toxic, biodegradable and compostable products.

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Paraffin Wax

We offer IGI Wax’s fully refined paraffin waxes with low, medium and high melting point options. Paraffin waxes are natural, mineral waxes from petroleum that are non-reactive, non-toxic, inherently biodegradable (OECD guidelines) and compostable products.

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Petrolatum Wax

Petrolatum waxes are natural, mineral waxes from petroleum that are microcrystalline in nature and a semi-solid at room temperature. The waxes themselves are non-reactive, non-toxic, biodegradable and compostable products with many applications where barriers are required to liquids and gases e.g. lotions, candles and rust preventatives.

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