News/Events

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…

Laser diecutting on solventless laminators in applications for flexible-packaging materials

Article by Giancarlo Caimmi in Converting Quarterly Diecutting, in the traditional mechanical version, has been used in web-related converting since the early days of the technology. Initially, it was used to cut see-through windows in postal envelopes. Then, with the growth of paper packaging and flexible packaging, it was used to provide additional value to Read more…

West Hartford packaging/printing technologies distributor Matik finds growing niche

Article in the Hartford Business Journal by Matthew Broderick   Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. in mid-March, many sectors of the U.S. economy have been severely impacted. Certain goods, however, such as food, online alcohol sales, and personal hygiene products have had tremendous growth. The hand-sanitizer market alone is expected to skyrocket from Read more…

Press Release: Lombardi Converting Machinery Grows in North America

Lombardi Converting Machinery S.p.A., headquartered in Italy, has appointed Matik, Inc. as the distributor and service provider for its printing and converting equipment. The product line includes modular narrow- and mid-web flexographic presses, from 13 to 43 inches, hybrid inkjet presses and label finishing equipment. “We are proud to announce that Matik and Lombardi have Read more…

OLBRICH SUCCESSFUL WITH A FURTHER ORDER FOR A LACQUERING LINE

At the end of 2019, we, the Bocholt based market leader for coating systems, received a contract from a well-known German producer of panel shaped materials for facades. OLBRICH will supply the production line including drives & controls and complete scada system and thus equip the customer with state-of-the-art technology. The new line is characterized Read more…

Highest output, precision and flexibility in RFID converting

Introducing the new SC-X RFID converting machine from MELZER WEST HARTFORD, Conn.— Matik, Inc., a distributor of premier European equipment in North America, introduces MELZER’s new SC-X radio frequency identification (RFID) converting machine. SC-X is a high-speed, multi-track converting machine that manufactures smart luggage tags, labels, tickets and garment tags.             “The new SC-X from Read more…

Laser Cut with SEI Laser

Article by Packaging World   At PACK Expo Las Vegas 2019 the Matik booth featured, among other things, the SEI Laser PackMaster WD. Matik is the exclusive North American distributor of SEI equipment. This laser system is designed for laser cutting, laser scoring, or macro- or micro-perforation of single- or multi-layer flexible films. Compatible materials include 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…

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…

Avery RFID Converter Academy

Matik is happy to greet label customers at the Avery RFID Converter Academy in Mentor, OH today and tomorrow. RFID is growing, learn how you can grow your business with RFID. We are explaining various RFID converting technologies and Melzer in-line RFID concerting-testing-encoding solutions. Learn more about Melzer > https://bit.ly/2EUoeGy