Product News

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…

Kelva Web Cleaning System Solves Fiberglass Dust Problem for Carlisle, a Manufacturer of Roofing Underlayment

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.— Carlisle Construction Materials, located in Carlisle, Pa., had for many years been looking for a solution to minimize fiberglass dust dispersed into the air during manufacturing of its Water and Ice Protection (WIP®) 100 self-adhesive shingle underlayment. The Kelva noncontact web cleaning system, distributed in North America by Matik, Inc., delivered. It 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…

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…