Application tape and digital masking material manufacturer RTape Corp., South Plainfield, N.J., and heat transfer material maker SEF, Laval, France, announce a strategic alliance to provide heat transfer materials to the North American textile market through R Tape’s distribution network. The agreement combines SEF technical expertise as a leading manufacturer of flex and flock heat transfer materials with RTape’s marketing acumen and well-established sales channels.
SEF produces more that 4.5 million square meters of material a year. As an innovator in the flocking industry, SEF has manufactured and marketed a wide range of unique heat transfer materials for the last 35 years. Their products have been used in various industries, including book binding, stationery, packaging, decoration, framing, printing, textile garments, vacuum-forming and high frequency welding.
The SEF product line of polyurethane and flock heat transfer materials will be available through a select group of qualified RTape distributors.