Press Release

Gietz USA LLC formed
Effective July 2, 2018, Gietz USA LLC is offering sales and services of the entire Gietz product portfolio from Southington, Connecticut.

Gietz AG, the family-owned Swiss leader in flatbed hot foil stamping and embossing machines, is going to cooperate with Gietz USA LLC to increase its direct representation to existing and new customers in the USA and Canada.

Gietz USA LLC is an independent entity founded by Alexander Balke, President and Owner. He has over 10 years’ experience in the foil stamping and embossing industry. Alex has worked closely with Gietz AG for more than 3 years and has been factory trained and certified.

During a transition phase, Matik Incorporated, the long-time Gietz distribution partner for the USA and Canada, will continue to sell spare parts in the territory lasting until the end of 2018, while Gietz USA LLC will immediately takeover all service of Gietz equipment.

David Siegel of Matik states: “Alex has been a great asset to Matik. His technical knowledge and attention to detail is second to none and we wish him the best of luck with this new endeavor. Customers are lucky to still have him”.

For further inquiries:
360-B Queen Street #346
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: 860.973.4680
Fax: 860.973.4681

From left to right: Michael Grau - Sales Director, Gietz AG, Claudia Gietz - Managing Director, Gietz AG, Paul Mattle - VP Sales North America, Gietz AG, Alex Balke – President Gietz USA, Hansjörg Gietz – Gietz AG, Managing Director

Alex Balke, Claudia Gietz and Hansjörg Gietz signing the Distributorship Contract beween Gietz AG and Gietz USA LLC at the Gietze AG headquarters in Gossau, Switzerland.