Our vision

Our vision is to be the world’s preferred supplier to die makers and box makers

Availability - We aim to make our products available across all world markets through a combination of direct sales networks and loyal and reliable distributor partners

Product range - Our product range is unrivalled and we offer not only world class creasing matrix and rubber solutions but also a wide range of die making and die cutting consumables, effectively making C&T Matrix a “one stop shop” solution

Innovative solutions - Innovation underpins everything we do and our heavy investment in R&D ensures we stay one step ahead, always able to respond to the demands of our customers

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Our key strengths

People – our people are essential to us and ensure that the culture at C&T internationally is aligned to the needs of our customers

Products and brands – built up over 60 years of experience, our brands are known and trusted internationally and we strive to continuously innovate our product range to ensure our offering responds to the needs of our customers

Quality – quality is an integral part of our overall culture. We are happy when our customers are happy and we have invested in laboratories and R&D facilities to ensure we get it right first time

Service – we are aware that our customers often need product on a just in time basis and constantly strive to ensure our stock facilities and planning systems ensure unrivalled customer service and availability


Our history

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Our history - 1950 - Present

1950 - 1970

  • Channel was founded in the 1950s by diemaker and inventor of the self locating creasing matrix, Mr. Harry Squire.

1970 - 1989

  • Patent held until late 1970s.

  • Channel factory moved from London to Wellingborough in 1989.

1990 - 2009

  • Trimplex founded in early 1990s.

  • Trimplex purchased by Synnovia in 2004.

  • Channel purchased by Synnovia in 2007.

  • Channel and Trimplex mergered and renamed as C&T Matrix in 2008.

2010 - Present

  • C&T India founded in 2011

  • C&T China founded in 2012.

  • C&T acquires Beijing Shengli in 2013.

  • C&T acquires Channel Creasing Matrix (CCM) in USA in 2016

  • C&T takes a 50% stake in its Italian distributor, Mito Srl, in 2017

Synnovia manufactures high volume specialised components and consumables for niche applications or highly specialised designs. Synnovia engineered innovations are used across almost every industrial and service sector. Synnovia sells to over 80 countries worldwide. Synnovia’s global operating platform services multinational blue chip original equipment manufacturers and other customers, wherever they are located. Click here to find out more