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IGI® Wax

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.

IGI® Wax
Product Range Description
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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