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Marabu GmbH & Co. KG

Asperger Str. 4, 71732 Tamm
Germany

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.01  Screen printing techniques
  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.02  Digital printing technology

Digital printing technology

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.03  Pad printing technology

Pad printing technology

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.06  Other printing / coating technology

Other printing / coating technology

Our products

Product category: Screen printing techniques

Screen Printing Inks - Mara® Flex FX / FXPP

MaraFlex FX is Marabu's solution for single- and multilayered identity cards. It is very flexible and has an excellent laminating ability (except FX 170 Opaque White).

MaraFlex FXPP is suited for the decoration of magnetic strips and is used as an alternative to overlay films for certain types of cards.

Advantages
Solvent-based,1- or 2-component ink, ideal for lamination
Highly flexible; suitable for die-cutting, embossing, and laser marking
Specialty products and versatile colour mixing system

Product properties
Ink system:
solvent-based, 1-component
Drying: fast
Degree of gloss: satin gloss
Opacity: medium
Outdoor resistance: medium
Substrates
PVC, rigid
ABS
SAN

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Product category: Digital printing technology

Water-based Inkjet Inks

Water-based inkjet inks are in greater demand than ever before, which is why the market is reporting a lot of catching up to do. The focus is on the digital printing on products that come into contact with human skin or foodstuffs. In close cooperation with the industry, Marabu develops water-based inkjet inks for flexible packaging in the food industry, for cardboard boxes, toys (fulfilment of the EN71/3 standard) or digitally printed wallpapers.

Marabu is your development partner for projects where the compatibility of the application is in the foreground or where the advantages of water-based systems generally outweigh the benefits. Our competence:

Singlepass process-suitable inkjet inks for absorbent and non-absorbent substrates
Know-how about the interaction of polymers, pigments and water as main solvents
Project-related development focus for best possible results
Recipes that can be adapted to all industrial printheads
Extensive experience with all common industrial printheads (e. g. Konika Minolta, Kyocera and Dimatix)

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Product category: Pad printing technology

Pad Printing Inks - Mara® Tech MGO

MaraTech MGO is a one-component and at the same time highly resistant ink for glass materials and metals.
It can be processed in screen and pad printing. 

Advantages
Cost-efficient: One-component baking ink for glass and metal
Economical stocking: Designed for screen and pad printing
Meets highest demands on adhesion, chemical and dishwasher resistance
Suitable for sensitive applications such as baby bottles

Product properties
Ink system: solvent-based, 1-component
Drying: medium
Degree of gloss: high gloss
Opacity: high
Outdoor resistance: high
Substrates
Glass & Ceramics
Metals
Anodised aluminium
Coated substrates

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About us

Company details

Marabu GmbH & Co. KG is a leading global manufacturer of screen, digital, and pad printing inks. The company is headquartered near Stuttgart, Southern Germany – a region renowned for its pioneering technology and engineering prowess. In addition, there is the traditional division of creative colours for hobbies, art, and school.

Marabu has been setting milestones with plenty of industry-first solutions for both industrial applications and graphic design since 1859. With its 14 subsidiaries and exclusive distribution partners, Marabu offers high-quality products and customer-specific services in more than 80 countries.

Here you will find a short overview about the history of Marabu's two divisions, Printing Inks and Creative Colours.

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