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Fathers Finishers opts for C&T chains and gripper bars

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C&T Matrix has long been associated with quality creasing matrix across the globe. Over the past five years, the company has expanded its product range to fit evolving customer needs.

Working with partner Conway Machines Inc, a producer of premium quality gripper bars, chains, and sprockets, C&T now offers a full range of products suitable for die cutting machines including Bobst, Iberica, Brausse and many more.

Simon Shenton, managing director at C&T Matrix, said: ‘We realise that customers have very few options to source certain products and invariably have to endure long lead times and high prices. One of the advantages of C&T’s global reach is that we have access to international supply chains and can easily source speciality products from a variety of markets – gripper bars and chains have been one such product group.’

C&T has already fitted many sets of chains and grippers into the UK market with a wide variety of blue chip folding carton, finishers, and corrugated convertors, and they are now extending this product range to the rest of Europe.

C&T offers gripper bars and chains on a next day delivery basis within the UK. This helps customers overcome the worst case scenarios such as a gripper smash and assists the needs of planned maintenance. ‘We know how important it is to keep our customers’ die cutting assets performing to the very highest levels,’ said Simon.

One recent customer to benefit from a change of supply is Nick Fathers, managing director of Fathers Finishers based in Kent. ‘Registration to print is perfect and has exceeded the quality of the original bars. This, coupled with C&T’s first class technical service and next day delivery, meant that we are delighted with the new products,’ said Nick.

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