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High quality plain, colour-washed and printed labels, tags and continuous material are available from Martek at highly competitive prices. Most labels are produced in-house for a quick tournaround. Labels can be produced from a wide range of label materials and adhesives. Thermal transfer ribbons are available for all makes and models of label printer and thermal transfer coder in a choice of grades and colours.

  • Plain and printed labels
  • Thermal transfer ribbons
  • Advice from experienced engineers

Label materials

Labels can be produced with many face materials including semi-gloss paper, vellum paper, direct thermal papers, PE, PP, vinyl, tamper-evident and many other materials.


Adhesives can be selected to suit the application including permanent, peelable, super-peelable, deep freezer, high-grip, ultra high-grip, blockout, wash-off and many other specialist adhesives.

Roll specifications

Rolls can be specified in any size and with a choice of 25, 44.5 or 76mm cores. Labels can be wound inside or outside to suit the printer, labeller or print-and-apply system being used.

Thermal transfer ribbons

Martek ribbons are available to suit all makes and models of thermal transfer label printer and coder. Standard grades include economy wax, high-performance wax, stand wax-resin, premium wax-resin, full resin and textile resin. In addition, specialist grades and custom-formulations are supplied for applications where a standard ribbon grade is not suitable.

Paper label materials:
Vellum, semi-gloss, gloss, economy thermal, standard thermal, kraft (brown paper)
Synthetic materials:
Various gloss and matt PE, PP and vinyl materials
Standard adhesives:
Permanent, deep freezer, peelable, block-out, high grip, ultra-high grip
Roll size:
Any size
Core size:
25, 44.5 or 76mm (standard) others on request
Label winding:
Inside or outside
Wax ribbon grades:
Economy wax, standard wax and specialist grades
Wax-resin ribbons:
Standard wax-resin, premium wax-resin, specialist and custom grades
Resin ribbons:
Standard resin, premium resin, textile resin and specialist grades
Ribbon colours:
Over 20 colours depending on grade.


  • Plain and printed labels
  • Ribbons for all printers
  • Specialist ribbons
  • Expert advice on labels and ribbons

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