PASCA, a division of IOP manufactures and market a range of internal and external
coatings for food, beer and beverage cans under licence to AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings.
Coatings for food, beer & beverage cans
Our Vitalure™ and Aqualure™ range of internal coatings provide the ultimate in product
resistance, flexibility and adhesion,allowing fillers to pack the diverse range of
food types, from acidic fruits and soups to sulfurous meat and vegetables, with complete
Our Vitalac™ and Aquaprime™ external coatings protect the outside of the can body
and ends through aggressive retorts, whilst retaining the attractive appearance of
the finished can.
Vitalure™ food can coatings are a key element in maintaining the flavour, texture
and appearance of canned foods by performing the dual role of protecting the filling
from the metal and the metal from the filling.
Vitalure™ products for food cans achieve this by providing the ultimate in product
resistance, flexibility and adhesion. These properties allow a diverse range of foods,
from acidic fruits and soups to meat and vegetables, to be canned with complete confidence.
The internal protection of metal closures presents different challenges;
Metal closures vary widely in style and function i.e. vacuum closures for foods,
crowns and pilfer proofs for beverages, however, for every case there are Vitalure™
coatings with outstanding performance in preserving the quality of the foods and
Through our partnership with AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings, we rely on our extensive
experience in the food contact and beverage markets to minimize the exposure of risk
to our customers, and the brands as new technologies and processes are introduced
We pursue excellent performance through extensive testing and benchmarking around
the world. As a result of AkzoNobel research and development drive, PASCA offers
the metal packaging industry top quality specialist and mainstream products, ensuring
that we can always provide the best technology solutions to match all your performance
needs from a single supplier.
The key to pack integrity
Solvent based technology for internal protection of metal closures, can bodies and
ends for the food, beer and beverage, aerosol and general line market segments.