Say hello to ARMOR-IIMAK

ARMOR and IIMAK are joining forces to offer the best in thermal transfer

We are one together ! 


1922-Foundation date 
1200-Employees worldwide 
$264M (225M€) – 2020 turnover 
1.6Bn sqm (2.9Bn MSI) – 2020 volume 
13 - Slitting & coating sites worldwide 
1983-Foundation date 
450-Employees worldwide 
$102M (87M€) – 2020 turnover 
530M sqm (820M MSI) – 2020 volume 
4- Slitting & coating sites worldwide 

Combining our strengths

Since 1983
  • 76 years of cumulative experience in developing Thermal Transfer ribbons
  • 2 trusted brands

Sense of quality
  • State of the art coating and slitting facilities on 5 continents.
  • Delivering product compliant to the highest quality standards.

Customer care
  • Focus on building strong, solid and lasting business relationships with our customers.
  • Get the support from 60 salespeople and 70 sales assistants

Solutions to all
  • The most comprehensive range of ribbons on the market with leading products in each family
  • Meeting the needs of customers' global supply chains.


Where you are we are 

Worldwide presence ARMOR-IIMAK
Coating Operations 
R&D Center 
5 Slitting Facilities 
7 Regional Customer Experience & Sales Campuses 
Coating Operations 
R&D Center 
8 Slitting Facilities 
11 Regional Customer Experience & Sales Campuses 
Coating Operations 
4 Slitting Facilities 
9 Regional Customer Experience & Sales Campuses

... and you keep rolling ...

Q. Will I continue to access the same products I was used to? 

R. Yes. We are working on a roadmap to offer you the best products from both entities. In the meantime, you will be able to continue to order the products you were used to. Our combined innovation capabilities will benefit from our respective know-how 

 Q. Do I keep the same sales contact?  

R. Yes. And if you are buying products from both ARMOR and IIMAK, you should keep contacting your usual representative. In the mid-term ARMOR-IIMAK will evaluate the best way to serve you. 


Q. Cleanstart? inkanto? What happens to them?  

R. We intend to make the most of Cleanstart from IIMAK and inkanto from ARMOR to offer the best ribbon experience in the mid-term. 

Q. Will prices or purchasing conditions change? 

R. No. There will be no change in prices or purchasing conditions linked to this acquisition. 

Q. Will ARMOR sell IIMAK products to its customers (and vice versa)? 

R. There will be no change in the product offered to our customers in the short-term. A new ARMOR-IIMAK product offer will be built and available to customers in course of 2022.  

Q. Will ARMOR sales representatives represent IIMAK products? (and vice versa) 

R. There will be no change for the remaining of 2021. All sales representatives will start offering the new ARMOR-IIMAK range in the course of 2022. 
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