IIMAK is our Metallograph® Thermal Ribbon manufacturer.

Metallograph Tech is the exclusive distributor of IIMAK Metallograph® ribbon.
IIMAK is a global developer and manufacturer of value-added consumable solutions for industrial and medical applications. Headquartered in Amherst, New York, IIMAK employs over 1,000 people worldwide with additional manufacturing, distribution and sales operations in Belgium, Brazil and Mexico.
Industrial consumable solutions enable identification, tracking and promotion of products. Variable information such as bar codes, text and graphics can be printed using IIMAK technologies such as Thermal Transfer RibbonsDirect Thermal Films and Fluid Inks. Primary markets for industrial applications include Automatic Identification, Packaging, and Graphics.
FLEXcon is a global supplier of adhesive back films for graphic, identification, labelling, and industrial applications, that our principal has dealt with for over 20 years to support his consulting customers. Its expertise with thermal transfer films made it an ideal partner for Metallograph. But more valuable to Metallograph users, is its commitment to unusual high performance films for electronics and aerospace. For example, FLEXcon produces cast polyimide which we have proven as an exceptional receptor.

Metallograph Tech and QuickLabel became partners in the Fall of 2019.

QuickLabel® has integrated Metallograph® thermal transfer ribbons into its QLS 4100 Xe single pass, roll-to-roll, multilayer printer, a label industry standard for reliability and durability.

AstroNova’s QuickLabel® division is the leading manufacturer of production-capacity, full-color digital label printers, barcode printers, media, and labeling software that allow businesses to print labels on-demand. QuickLabel® introduced the first tabletop digital color label printer and continues to innovate with labeling solutions specifically designed for manufacturers and processors who want to print product labels in-house. As a further benefit to Metallograph

TicTags SmartTag embeds are a unique 5-point identifier which gives your product or location a unique ID.

Your customer opens your app and selects the tag with his smartphone. Our plug&play software (integrated in your existing website or app) recognizes the ID. Our API sends this ID to your server/database. In your database you can label this ID with the name of your product or location.

GMS and Metallograph Tech have have built a working relationship through their Gerber printing system.

The Gerber is a table top printer that can work with the Metallograph thermal transfer rolls. GMS (Graphic Marking Systems) Media is their own line of innovative printing materials for adhesive graphics. They custom-make GMS Media products to meet the specific needs of niche markets. They then offer those products to other cottage industries with similar needs, making it possible for them to produce reliable, finished markings (labels, decals, signs, etc.) onsite, on demand.

Zebra is another Metallograph® Printer partner. Its printers are not only ideal for production of narrow electronics, but the RFID models also code RFID tags, and print the final graphics.

Zebra is a global leader in UHF RFID print and encode technologies, Zebra delivers innovative encoding solutions to meet tomorrow’s application needs today. Developed on a globally recognized brand, Zebra leads the industry with a broad product portfolio that spreads across Industrial, Desktop and Card printers and supports wide ranging applications across a variety of markets.d

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TicTag SmartTag embeds are a unique 5-point identifier which gives your product or location a unique ID.

When you deploy TicTag SmartTags, your customer opens your app and holds his smartphone close to the tag. The plug&play software (integrated in your existing website or app) recognizes the tag ID, and sends this plus your ID to your server/database. In your database you can label this ID with the name of your product or location, or set in motion various database actions, business transactions, or even physical motions.