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ARMOR & IIMAK become one!

ARMOR & IIMAK become one!

04 October 2021

Today, Monday October 4, 2021, the ARMOR Group announces the acquisition of IIMAK (International Imaging Materials, Inc.). The combined Thermal Transfer activity will be called ARMOR-IIMAK with consolidated revenues of more than $400 million, firmly establishing it as the global market leader in the design and production of thermal transfer ribbons for the printing of variable traceability data on labels and flexible packaging. Read More

IIMAK Introduces New PM250 Wax/Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon

IIMAK Introduces New PM250 Wax/Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbon

03 June 2020

IIMAK introduces PM250 wax/resin thermal transfer ribbon. This new “all purpose” ribbon generates beautiful prints with dark impressions on substrates, from rough papers to smooth synthetics. This is ideal for barcode labeling in food, medical, retail, automotive, building materials whenever enhanced durability is needed. Read More

IIMAK Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification

IIMAK Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification

21 April 2020

IIMAK, a global developer and manufacturer of consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications is delighted to be awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification at its Headquarters and Distribution Center in Amherst, NY. This achievement reinforces IIMAK’s commitment to providing exceptional customer experiences. IIMAK underwent the extensive company-wide audit by Bureau Veritas and was presented certification in April 2020. Read More

IIMAK is an Essential Business and Remains at Your Service

IIMAK is an Essential Business and Remains at Your Service

20 March 2020

Products manufactured at our Amherst, NY facility directly and indirectly supply the world with materials that are essential to the medical, hospital, food, transportation and packaging industries. We will continue to operate all global manufacturing operations at capacity. To date, we remain fully operational at all global manufacturing and converting locations. Read More

IIMAK COVID-19 PARTNER UPDATE

IIMAK COVID-19 PARTNER UPDATE

16 March 2020

These are challenging times. The uncertainty that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed on us as individuals, families, businesses and communities is unprecedented. Given the situation, IIMAK has enacted the following key plans: Read More

Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

02 February 2019

Thermal transfer and direct thermal are two options available for printing variable data on tags and labels. IIMAK explains the differences between these technologies and how to select the right print method for your application. Read More

3 Trends that impact Thermal Transfer Ribbons in 2019

3 Trends that impact Thermal Transfer Ribbons in 2019

07 January 2019

IIMAK shares 3 trends that can impact Thermal Transfer Ribbons sales in 2019. Find out what you need to know to stay ahead in the thermal transfer industry. Read More

ACON Investments Acquires International Imaging Materials, Inc.

ACON Investments Acquires International Imaging Materials, Inc.

11 December 2018

ACON Investments, L.L.C. and its affiliates (“ACON”) today announced the acquisition of International Imaging Materials, Inc. (“IIMAK”), a global developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications, from Altus Capital Partners. Read More

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IIMAK Appoints New Sr Account Manager in the EMEA Region

IIMAK Appoints New Sr Account Manager in the EMEA Region

03 December 2018

IIMAK Inks, a division of International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK), is pleased to announce the appointment of Hasan Bagli as Senior Account Manager in the EMEA region. Read More

IIMAK introduces NET330 Near Edge Resin

IIMAK introduces NET330 Near Edge Resin

25 October 2018

IIMAK is pleased to announce a new product addition to its near edge category, NET330. This new premium resin ribbon offers heat resistance and strong adhesion to films, assuring imprints remain legible from manufacturing to end use. Read More

New Sure Scan II Plus Inkjet Ink for High Resolution Case Coding Applications

New Sure Scan II Plus Inkjet Ink for High Resolution Case Coding Applications

27 August 2018

Formulated, manufactured and filled in the USA, IIMAK's new Sure Scan II™ Plus is a “pour over” replacement option that provides exceptional performance in Diagraph, Foxjet and Matthews high-resolution inkjet printers. This new, compatible inkjet ink offers manufacturers a cost-effective alternative for barcode case coding applications. Read More

New Longer Length Near-Edge Ribbons for Flexible Packaging

New Longer Length Near-Edge Ribbons for Flexible Packaging

06 November 2017

The new NETFlex+ XL provides the same strong performance as NETFlex+ but allows for longer length ribbons in TTO printers. Read More