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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…

Stencil Ease invests in SEI Laser Paperone 3500 finishing system to gain large customer

New capability to gain customer who currently buys from China Stencil Ease of Old Saybrook, Conn., has purchased a Paperone 3500, an advanced sheetfed laser cutting system manufactured by SEI Laser. The Paperone 3500 will help Stencil Ease regain a competitive edge by providing ultrafast, precision, true digital finishing for small to large projects on 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…

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…

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…

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…