OLBRICH Technical Center, Pioneering Technologies for Coating and Laminating

More than 100 customer trials take place annually in OLBRICH’s technical center to test process optimizations and new plant concepts. And, OLBRICH engineers, chemists and process engineers develop innovative ideas and concepts on an interdisciplinary basis until they are ready for production.     Quick Links Manufacturer Website Brochure

Enterprise Print Group saves labor and reduces waste by up to 75 percent with SEI Laser Labelmaster

Matik, Inc., the North American distributor for SEI Laser equipment, is pleased to announce Enterprise Print Group of Knoxville, Tenn., has purchased a Labelmaster manufactured by SEI Laser. The advanced Labelmaster provides true digital finishing on demand and will expand Enterprise Print Group’s capabilities, efficiency and profit potential.   “Many of our customers use fairly Read more…

Road to “4.0”: Press Automation Supports Narrow Web Profitability

FTA Article, By Steve Leibin of Matik   Narrow and mid web printer/converters are faced with numerous challenges, namely: decreasing order sizes, shorter time to market, increasing number of SKUs, shortage of skilled employees, intricate complexity of jobs, rising quality and consistency requirements; plus, of course, constant demand for lower prices.   Experts agree: “The Read more…

Matik, Inc. hires Mauro Consalvi as sales director for OLBRICH

Matik, Inc. is excited to welcome Mauro Consalvi as the newest addition to its sales management team. Consalvi will be responsible for North American sales of OLBRICH coating/laminating products. “Mauro brings extensive knowledge of coating and laminating machines,” says Steve Leibin, president at Matik. “His broad experience in managing sales representatives and directing sales activities Read more…

Bundled Competences – Strong Brands

Coating & Converting, C2 Europe exclusive interview with CEO Bastian Kuhl, CTO Rolf Langkamp and CSO Esa-Matti Aalto from Olbrich Group At Olbrich Group (Bocholt, Germany) much has changed since the integration of Polytype Converting. New structures and an even more comprehensive offering to the customers are regarded as positive signs for the future of Read more…

Recycling wrapping paper? Gift bags? Here’s what holiday packaging can go in blue bins.

Article by Wyatte Grantham-Philips from USA Today ‘Tis the season for gift giving. And waste.  If you’re surrounded by endless wrapping paper, festive bows and Christmas cards this holiday, it’s important to note proper recycling protocols — especially for paper products, the most recycled material in the U.S, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. “Millions of Americans can Read more…

Automotive manufacturing chooses carbon dioxide lasers

Carbon dioxide laser-processed components find their way into almost all areas of a typical vehicle. Article by Louise May from Industrial Laser Solutions Modern automotive manufacturing uses a broad range of different materials, including plastics, metals, textiles, glass, and rubber. High-end and luxury vehicles may feature state-of-the-art carbon fiber alongside traditional materials such as wood Read more…

Orbytel expands capabilities and reduces time to market with SEI Laser

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.—Happy customers are the measure of success at Orbytel Printing & Packaging, which specializes in delivering high-quality printed labels and folding cartons for any-size order, quickly at an affordable price. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the company has a mix of digital and traditional printing equipment to help deliver on that promise. Until recently, Read more…

SEI Converting Open House

SEI Laser recently held a converting open house in October at their facility in Italy. Attendees also joined the presentation virtually. Here’s what happened at the event. Paperone 7000, the system designed for the processing of packaging and folding carton in B1 format, flagship of the homonymous family of laser systems designed for digital laser Read more…

SEI Introduces Paperone 7000 Packaging and Folding Carton Digital Converting and Finishing System

SEI Laser announces the introduction of the Paperone 7000 packaging and folding carton digital converting and finishing system. It is the most technologically advanced system for digital converting and finishing of B1 sheet materials. Paperone 7000 is the new modular laser-based solution for real-time digital die cutting and creasing. It is compatible with paperboard, cardboard, Read more…