Since the 1950s, Galam has garnered vast experience in manufacturing starches for the Food and non-food industries worldwide, acting as a trusted global manufacturer and supplier locally and globally for over half a century. We deliver a variety of starches to the food, construction, paper and tissue, textile, corrugated board, adhesives and binders’ industries. Our expert team of technologists constantly pursues innovative product developments, driven by market needs and in close collaboration with customers, in accordance with their specific requirements.
Paper and Tissue
As part of Galam’s strong commitment to the paper industry, we offer a broad portfolio of high-quality products to serve wet-end and surface treatment applications. Our goal is to improve the paper-making process, focusing on product quality, cost reduction and decreased environmental impact.
Paper Surface Sizing Starches
Galam understands that today’s paper industry faces rapidly changing requirements for various paper grades. This is precisely why we provide a wide range of modified starches for surface sizing applications.
GalSize paper surface sizing starches improve paper quality in terms of strength, smoothness, printability and dust reduction in different production and machine conditions. Our range of products is compatible with CMC, pigments, and optical brighteners.
Key product benefits:
- Increases surface strength
- Increases stiffness
- Improves surface smoothness
- Improves printability
- Reduces dusting
- Reduces moisture absorption
- May be used as a carrier for adding pigments and optical brighteners