Paper Starches 


Other regions: Europe, Middle East & Africa




coated, linerboard, printing, recycled, specialty, technical, uncoated, writing

Paper starches are modified and unmodified corn starches used to increase dry paper strength and improve surface conditions. Our papermaking starches are used across the industry, in coated, uncoated, technical, specialty, linerboard, and recycled papers for printing and writing. Our Stalok product line includes a full range of cationic starches for the wet end of the paper machine to enhance strength, drainage, and retention. The Ethylex product line serves surface sizing and coating applications by providing system cleanliness, viscosity stability, adhesive strength, pigment binding and excellent water retention.

Corrugated cardboard

Maximizing efficiency 

Tate & Lyle is the market leader in paper starches in North America.  Our sales and technical teams work with customers to maximize efficiency and production while reducing costs.

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