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Lombardi Converting Machinery announces Flexoworld, a virtual tradeshow and multistreaming event

BRESCIA, Italy—Lombardi Converting Machinery is pleased to announce Flexoworld, an exciting three-day virtual tradeshow that will explore the world of flexography and feature Lombardi converting platforms. The company designs and builds printing machines for labels and flexible packaging. Flexoworld begins May 18, one year after Reboot, the first initiative conceived by marketing manager Nicola Lombardi to Read more…

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…

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…

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…