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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…

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

ICE-EUROPE Munich, advanced European paper, film and foil converting equipment

Attending ICE-EUROPE Munich? Learn about advanced European paper, film and foil #converting equipment from OLBRICH, Hall A6, Stand 510; SEI Laser, Hall A5, Stand 1558; and Kelva, Hall A5, Stand 196

Westkey Graphics invests in an SEI Labelmaster for true digital finishing, opening up markets and producing work faster

Westkey Graphics has announced that they have installed an SEI Labelmaster digital finishing machine, the first in Canada, to accompany its new HP 6900 digital press. Together, the two machines provide Westkey with a complete, true digital label production system.   Founded in 1934 and headquartered in Vancouver, Westkey Graphics Ltd. has become one of Read more…

SEI Laser: innovative solutions for flexible packaging

During the last SEI Laser open house dedicated to digital converting, we met Matteo Maffeis, SEI Laser sales manager for machines dedicated to flexible packaging. He showed us the latest innovations dedicated to flexible packaging converters. Thanks to laser technology, users can open new markets, whose limits are limited only by imagination. Read more >

MELZER smart labels, tags and tickets to be shown at MATIK booth #5803 during Labelexpo Americas 2018

During Labelexpo Americas 2018, MELZER GmbH, the market leader in RFID converting, will exhibit at MATIK booth #5803 their patented system that detects and ejects defective inlays, delivering 100% quality product before insertion. MELZER RFID converting solutions feature a constant low-tension web design, minimum material deflection and an exit RFID reader that ensures the highest Read more…