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Innovation: sustainability and a good barrier in one product

GreenGuard® makes it so you don’t have to sacrifice sustainability for a good barrier.

Greif’s GreenGuard provides a sustainable barrier coating for containerboard packaging applications that offers an eco-friendly alternative to wax (or paraffin-based) coatings and plastic linings, which helps reduce environmental impact for end users.

Greif GreenGuard Rain, 100 and 200 series are specialty coatings for linerboard and paperboard that provide superior resistance for an extensive range of end-use packaging.

Fastest Turnaround

With the addition of a second coater, Greif offers the fastest turnaround times in the US.

High Performance

Innovative wax replacement technology.

Solutions for Your Industry

Greif offers specialty coatings for bakery, meat, and produce applications.

GreenGuard Capabilities

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Built for sustainability

Paperboard coated with GreenGuard is fully recyclable and repulpable. GreenGuard can be applied to multiple substrates, including linerboard, paperboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated boxes, and trays.

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Customized to meet your needs

GreenGuard is offered in various colors, and printable options are available. GreenGuard helps you go green without sacrificing barrier or branding effectiveness.


GreenGuard is water, oil, and grease resistant. Moreover, it complies with the FDA’s food contact regulations, making it suitable for packaging various food items, including seafood, meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, and bakery products.

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Markets We Serve

From the products that keep us moving to the ones that make us beautiful, Greif is proud to serve the unique needs of a wide range of global industries.

Sustainability is Our Goal

Greif’s Paper and Packaging Services Group is a fully integrated company, making 100% recycled paperboard products and packaging.

Let's work together.

Greif customers – you or your peers – value Greif as a partner. They don’t view us as a transactional partner only. We are technical experts and advocates on behalf of you and your needs.

Every year, the investments made at Greif locations are significant, but what we invest beyond advanced machinery and innovative processes matters most. We invest time into our customers and value into our shared relationship.

Did you know that Greif established an updated mission statement to be the best-performing customer service company in the world? What that means for you is whether you are selecting the extensive coated paper packaging capabilities or looking for anything else in the Greif catalog, it is the duty of all of us to make sure your needs are met, and your expectations are exceeded. It’s the Greif way.

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