While I agree that Matfer puts out some very good forms and pans, I have several "issues" with the company in general:
1) They tend to shy more and more away from metal forms and instead push the silicone forms, and they also have this "thing" with welding multiple forms to a pan.
This is not good and I question the logic of doing so.
I have been using a technique for the last, oh...30 years now, where I can line out 24-36 individual forms (round or barquette, fluted or plain) with a single piece of dough, taking me less than 1 minute. The technique will not work with floppy silicone, forms welded to a sheet pan, or forms with a "lip" on them. But I must have lined out a zillion forms with this technique with all sorts of doughs, and the technique has been around for years anyway.
2) Getting plain, or uncoated forms is more and more difficult. The non-stick coating is sh*t, last maybe a dozen or so bakes, and then is not non-sick anymore. Granted, the forms don't rust with the failed non-stick coatings, but w.t.f? With the plain forms, I get a commercial non-stick glaze applied, cost me 75 cents per small form, the big bakeries use the same glaze for their bread pans. The glaze lasts maybe 6 mths, and will wear off faster if using doughs with high sugar content. However the glaze is entirely food safe, and remnents of the glaze do not need to be removed with new applications. With the (deleted)-ing Matfer non-stick coatings, the glaze will not stick, and the failed factory applied coating must be removed entirely. I've removed the Matfer non-stick coating on many forms, labouriously, with a Dremel tool and flap-sanding wheel.
Just my thoughts...