When glossy film is extruded and stretched in both the machine direction and across machine direction it is called biaxially oriented polypropylene (gloss). Biaxial orientation increases strength and clarity. BiaxOP branding is primarily found in the gifting, resale and retail industries – with the branding process found throughout popular products such biscuit tins, gift tins, mint tins, wine tin boxes and more

Common Properties

  • BiaxOP is resistant to moisture and humidity and is water-resistant
  • It is a very strong and durable plastic material.
  • BiaxOP can be manufactured in a variety of colors, both transparent and solid.
  • Because of the durability of vinyl, products made from this material have a long-life span and is widely used in the packaging industry across the globe.
  • Glossy finish paper has a high gloss coating applied to the paper surface that yields a smooth, shiny finish, vivid colors, vibrant images and excellent reproduction.
  • BiaxOP finished film is typically chosen for its polished texture, flashy appearance and superb color-contrast qualities.
  • BiaxOP is best used on full color designs that have bright solid colors, photographs or bold patterns. Designs that contain prominent headlines, rich colors and tones, lots of imagery and minimal text are well-suited for a glossy finish.
  • Text heavy designs tend to be difficult to read on a glossy finish — we recommend a matte finish for them.