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IIMAK and DuPont Partner to Distribute Durable DuPont™ Tyvek® Products in Brazil and Mexico

25 November 2015

AMHERST (N.Y.) November 254, 2015 – International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK), a global leader in the development and manufacturing of printing, imaging and marking consumables, is now an official distributor of Tyvek®, the tough, durable innovation in barrier technology from DuPont, in Brazil and Mexico.

“IIMAK forged a distribution relationship with DuPont™ Tyvek® because it fits well within IIMAK’s converting capabilities and sales channels to Latin American and Brazilian label converters,” Scott Surma, Vice President of New Business Development at IIMAK, says. “Many of our customers already buy Tyvek® and we can now offer the ability to consolidate their supply base by combining orders with thermal transfer ribbons and related products -- such as nylon and self-wound over laminated films -- while leveraging our best-in-class customer service.  We’re proud to be joining forces with such a prestigious company and strong brand DuPont™ Tyvek®.”

Tyvek® can replace paper, fabric and plastic in the production of promotional materials, books, giveaways, clothes, bags, tags and labels. Tyvek® is also ideal for banners, posters, manuals, textbooks, children's books, recipe books, technical manuals and envelopes, as well as reusable shopping bags, gym bags, backpacks, shoes, jackets and covers.

 “The material is composed of 100% high-density polyethylene fibers and its structure is formed by filaments arranged in multiple directions, making it exceptionally strong and tear resistant,” Audrey Kompier, Director of Marketing for IIMAK Brazil, explains. “Tyvek® is waterproof, it’s 50% lighter than paper, it’s breathable, it’s washable and it’s 100% recyclable. Tyvek® is ideal for printing with digital printers and plotters for small and wide formats, and for conventional printing technologies such as offset, flexographic, screen printing and thermal transfer ribbons which IIMAK manufacturers and distributes.”

  •        IIMAK da Amazônia is an authorized distributor of Tyvek® in Brazil. To learn more, please email

  •        IIMAK IDISA is an authorized distributor of Tyvek® in Mexico. To learn more, please email

About IIMAK 

Founded in 1983, IIMAK is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of printing, imaging, and marking consumable supplies and related services. In addition to thermal transfer ribbons, IIMAK also specializes in digital and analog inks, specialty converting, direct thermal films and medical device manufacturing. IIMAK's primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Amherst, New York, with additional manufacturing plants in Europe, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit


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