Material Impacts

How Mativ Reaches Millions of Lives, Every Day

While you may not know our name yet, we have always been where you need us most.

The air filter in your home and car. Shatter-proof windows for an office building. Even the label on a bottle of wine. No matter where you are, you’re rarely more than arm’s reach from something Mativ made. The specialty materials we produce are a vital part of daily life. Our customers depend on them to make their products better, safer, and stronger.

The Mativ name may be new, but we are not. President Abraham Lincoln used our Southworth paper to accept Stephen Douglas’s invitation to a series of debates in 1858. Hockey athletes have relied on our Renfrew Pro tapes for almost 45 years. And our Tekra brand has spent more than 80 years perfecting its state-of-the-art high-performance plastic coating capabilities.

Through our family of business-to-business and consumer products brands, we have a comprehensive portfolio of premium solutions that are used in virtually every industry from healthcare to construction to consumer goods.

Making material impacts

Did you know there’s a 45% of chance your car uses a filter media produced by our Gessner brand? Or that our Itasa, Scapa Healthcare and Delstar specialty materials allow bandages to release easily from their liners, stick better to your skin and heal a wound faster?

Whether it’s solving complex global challenges or simply making moments in everyday life a little better, we believe improving life is good business and good for business. Our innovations keep us moving forward to impact lives today and in the future.

We help our customers respond to the global need for cleaner air and water; better access to improved health, wellness, and hygiene; and stronger materials to withstand the impacts of more intense weather situations.

Our materials can monitor a newborn baby’s vital signs. We create packaging that both elevates a premium brand and is curbside recyclable. We keep to-go food orders safe and ensure paint lines are crisp.

Winning with our customers

We thrive on pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with science and engineering. Our people never stop asking “What if?” and “Why not?”, and it’s why our customers turn to us when they need help achieving their goals.

Our teams partner with customers every step of the way to create what’s next and what’s best for their customers. And when we think we have the best solution, we find ways to make it even better.

For example, our Argotec team helped an automotive customer make an ultra-thin, lightweight smart glass for a fully autonomous robotic car prototype that performs all driving activities without human interaction. Using thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) interlayer film, the smart glass provides optical clarity, UV protection, heat resistance and durability while being half the weight of traditional glass and 700 times stronger.

Now that you know who we are, look around. Whether you are at home, at work or on the move, we are making material impacts on your life — and for all people everywhere, every day.

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