Matik, Inc. appoints Bill Strake – Eastern Region Sales for Vinfoil Cold Foil Solutions

Matik, Inc. appoints Bill Strake – Eastern Region Sales for Vinfoil Cold Foil Solutions   Strake’s deep understanding of cold foiling applications and processes offers Matik customers a consultative advisor to help improve their profitability   West Hartford, CT, November 6th, 2019— Matik, Inc. (www.matik.com), a North American distributor of premier European print and packaging Read more…

Easy Open Application in Flexible Packaging: Shrinkable Film Used in PET Bottles

Hot shrinkable wrap, also referred to as shrink film or shrink wrap, is a versatile polymer material used for the packaging of finished goods. Heat is applied to the film – by either a conveyor heat tunnel or an electric or gas heat gun – which catalyzes the film to shrink tightly around the item Read more…

MAP Packaging and Packmaster Web Direction

Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) is well established in the food industry and continues to gain in importance. MAP means, that the natural ambient air in the package is replaced by a gas or gas mixture, often nitrogen and carbon dioxide. This packaging under a protective atmosphere preserves the quality of fresh produce over a longer Read more…

Easy Open Application in Flexible Packaging: Snack N’ Seal

What is great about this new packaging is the resealable top designed to help keep the cookies fresh. The design is called “snack n’ seal” and that’s amazing.   Although folks in the baby products industry had used the idea before other applications, Kraft’s re-purposing of resealable plastics layers was so innovative it won an Read more…

Easy Open Application in Flexible Packaging: Bags & Sacks

  Flexible packages are made from elastic—flexible materials which are easily formed after filling them with a product. The main material used in the production of flexible bags and sacks is plastics. The flexible packages are made from films and flexible laminates. They are used in retail and institutional food and non-food as well as Read more…

Codimag: Discover a New Way of Printing in LabelExpo Europe 2019!

Matik is a Codimag Distributor. The following is an Email that Matik received from Codimag:   LabelExpo Europe is coming, and we are part of it!   We will be glad to welcome you on our booth (11C10) to show you our new products and improvements on Viva machine.   At the show, we will Read more…

Digital + Die Cutting: Labelexpo at Full Speed

Article by Sei Laser SEI Laser, world leader in laser technology, exhibits the latest enhanced version of Labelmaster at the next Labelexpo, in two models with web widths of 350 and 600 mm. With full digitalization, from order receipt to shipment, converters reach a new level of speed and productivity.   Labelmaster, the most complete Read more…

The Digital Evolution of Finishing and Embellishment

Article by Packaging Impressions   As digital printing has expanded the creative aspects of packaging design, digital technology on the finishing side has not been adopted as quickly. While the advantages of implementing a digital end-to-end workflow have been established, in many instances, printers and converters have gradually digitized their operations, beginning with their printing. Read more…

The GSH Group orders newest Edale FL3 press

Article by Label & Narrow Web   The GSH Group concluded that the new Edale FL3 offered the highest level of automation and demonstrated top levels of productivity and print quality.   The GSH Group, which has been an Edale customer for more than 10 years, has ordered Edale’s latest generation FL3 label printing press. Read more…

Vinfoil at Odyssey Expo

Learn more about Vinfoil cold foiling solution at Odyssey Expo in Atlanta. Visit Matik in booth 523.