Lintec expands its sales in Southeast Asian market with various label materials of Mactac Americas under the brand LMGP

General Press Releases Friday May 11, 2018 11:24
Bangkok--11 May--Vector Group

Lintec is committed to full-scale introduction of various labels materials from Mactac Americas, LLC, a subsidiary in North America, into the Southeast Asian market under the brand name "LMGP*". This product series will be exhibited for the first time at Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018, a label-related exhibition to be held for the first time in Thailand - Bangkok from Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 May.

* LMGP:Lintec Mactac Global Products
  • Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018
Date: Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 May Venue:BITEC, Bangkok Booth:Stand E6
Introduction of North American acquisition company products to Southeast Asian market

In December 2016, Lintec acquired Mactac Americas, the third largest label manufacturer in the US market. We have been exploring the possibility of further expansion of business by utilizing the company's sales network centering on the North American market and hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive formulation technology which we did not have before. Amidst such circumstances, we decided to select various items that match the local market needs especially among the company's products, for the Southeast Asian market, and we will promote sales of the brand of "LMGP".

Propose main item of Mactac Americas
-Low-temperature compatible label material "CHILL AT" (2 items) suitable for individual packaging of frozen foods etc. and logistics

It is a label material suitable for packaging frozen food in low temperature condition and sticking to cardboard cases for logistics and transportation. Using a hot-melt type adhesive, it achieves high adhesion to freeze / dew condensation surface. Especially, it has excellent initial adhesiveness and can be applied for high speed application. In addition, it adapts to a wide temperature environment from -54? to 65?. It is an item that has been very popular already as a label material that clears US safety standards that can be applied to food applications. As a surface base material, we line up two items, a gross paper base and a direct thermal paper base.

-General type label material boasting a wide range of achievements for product packaging (4 items)

It is a general-purpose label material boasting abundant achievements in the North American market. Lineup includes gloss paper based items which using a hot-melt type adhesive and arrows low temperature adhesion so that have been widely used for commercial beverage bottles, etc., and also OPP film base items using emulsion type adhesives, which are resistant to water and squeeze. Regarding the OPP film base in particular, we have 3 items (white, transparent, silver) with excellent design, not only for drinks but also for a wide range of applications including cosmetics and kitchen equipment.

-OPP film base label material compatible with inkjet printer (3 items)

Desktop type inkjet printers with high convenience that can easily print labels with roll to roll at various work sites are becoming popular recently. Lintec has traditionally sold various label materials, mainly paper base, in the Southeast Asian market as well as in Japan. As a new item based on OPP film, we decided to introduce additional products of Mactac Americas which used emulsion type adhesive.

About Lintec Corporation
-Business Overview
Lintec is a comprehensive manufacturer of adhesive-related products established in 1934.

The product lineup covers many diversified fields including not only adhesive papers and films for seals and labels, but also shatter-proof window films, adhesive sheets for outdoor signs, interior finishing mounting sheets, automobile-use adhesive products, semiconductor-related tape, and LCD-related adhesive products.

In addition, we are also developing and manufacturing various kinds of related equipment that bring out the characteristics of label materials and tapes to the maximum level including barcode printers, labeling machines, and semiconductor-related equipment, and are responding to the various needs of adhesive-related industries with a comprehensive approach that realizes synergies between the soft elements (materials) and the hard elements (equipment).

Furthermore, our company is developing and providing various products in the fields of specialty papers, including color papers for envelopes and function papers, of release papers and films, and of casting papers in addition to adhesive-related products. We launch numerous products created from each process technology while providing base papers for release papers used for our adhesive materials and release papers and films in the company.

At present, we have local bases in 19 countries and regions and employ about 4,700 employees, and have posted consolidated net sales of 249,030 million yen.
-Corporate Profile
?Head Office : 23-23, Honcho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0001, Japan
?Established : 15 October 1934
?Common Stock : 23,201 million yen (as of 31 March 2018)
?Representative : Hiroyuki Nishio Representative Director, President, CEO and COO
?Net Sales : Consolidated: 249,030 million yen (year ended 31 March 2018)
Special Website
http://www.lintec-global.com/labelexpo/asia/
We opened a special website for Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018. Please find more information about our products we exhibit and our additional information after the exhibition.

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