Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Austria Vertriebs Gmbh
Address: Karl-Farkas-Gasse 22
Address: Karl-Farkas-Gasse 22
The 2019 innovation ranking – a study carried out for Germany’s Handelsblatt business newspaper – testifies to the printing industry’s impressive innovation credentials, especially in the context of the sector’s ongoing digital transformation. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is significantly ahead of the competition in this ranking, claiming 23rd place in Germany (325th worldwide).
Bertelsmann Printing Group (BPG) based in Gütersloh has concluded a subscription contract with Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH (HDD) for its two sites, Mohn Media in Gütersloh and Vogel Druck in Höchberg near Würzburg.
Dr. Martin Sonnenschein is the new chairman of the supervisory board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg). He was appointed a member of the supervisory board at the end of November by the Mannheim Register Court and will take over as chairman of the supervisory board on December 1, 2019.
K.K.Kyoshin Paper & Package continues to expand Web-to-Pack business with industrial digital printing. Industrial digital printing technology with high print quality and colour fidelity are the basis for investment decisions.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) continues actively to develop the digital solutions Versafire EV and EP for commercial applications by offering new hardware options for inline finishing as well as a new updated version of Prinect DFE which not only supports this but also comes with new functionalities. Thanks to this, customers will benefit from an improved integration of both print technologies and processes.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has sold its Hi-Tech Coatings division for coatings used by the packaging, labeling, and printing industries to Innovative Chemical Products Group’s (ICP Group) Industrial Solutions Group (ISG) division, a leading global provider of packaging, labeling, and specialty clear coatings based in Itasca, IL, USA.
Thousands of attendees visited the stand of Heidelberg USA at PRINTING United. The brand new trade show took place from October 23 to 25 in Dallas, Texas, and provided an overview of trends in the industry.
In the second quarter (July 1 through September 30, 2019), Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) succeeded in almost compensating for the relatively weak start to the year. As a result, sales for the quarter (up 9 percent to € 622 million), EBITDA (excluding restructuring result) (up 28 percent to € 55 million), and incoming orders (up 1 percent to € 648 million) all improved.
Stephan Plenz (54), Member of the Management Board responsible for technology and the Heidelberg Digital Technology segment, is leaving the company by mutual agreement at the end of his current contract in June 2020.
St. Gallen in November 2019 – Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), celebrated a milestone at Labelexpo Europe 2019: the Gallus Labelmaster No. 100 is being installed at the printing company Interfas, based in Louviers, France. The conventional press with a printing width of 440 mm is equipped with eight flexographic printing units and three die-cutting units. Cold foil finishing is integrated, too. It is the first Gallus Labelmaster and the first flexo press for Interfas, which has previously relied exclusively on label production with offset printing.
At today's meeting of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Siegfried Jaschinski announced to the Management Board that he would be resigning his mandate as a member of the Supervisory Board and his position as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG with effect from November 30, 2019 and thus before the end of his term of office.
Kabushiki Kaisha Hokuriku Sunrise (K. K. Hokuriku Sunrise) is the first Japanese customer of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) to opt for the "Heidelberg Subscription" digital business model. The company was founded in 1975 and employs 34 people. Its core business includes marketing services and a broad portfolio in commercial printing.
Labels give products their unique identity and boost the impulse to buy at the point of sale. The label market combines a share of some five percent of the worldwide print volume of around EUR 400 billion with great growth potential. This is why Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) decided to present its extensive portfolio around label production at not one, but two events in September. Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberg, demonstrates all the possibilities around digital and conventional label printing as well as digital finishing in the narrow-web field at Labelexpo in Brussels (Gallus digital press folder).
As it continues to pursue its digital transformation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is setting out to rapidly and consistently extend its usage-based contract portfolio and expand its digital business models with repeat sales. Customers that have previously signed a subscription contract with Heidelberg are benefiting from clear improvements in their value-added processes and significant performance gains. Heidelberg has therefore started to launch additional versions of the subscription model onto the market so that even more customers can benefit from the advantages the portfolio offers.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is making it even easier for Prinect users to run their print shop with the new and partially cloud-based functions in the Prinect production workflow. “A growing number of Prinect functions are gradually migrating to the cloud. By taking out a subscription contract, customers can gain access to them as and when required and based on the benefits they offer,” says Jürgen Grimm, head of software solutions at Heidelberg. “The Prinect workflow thus forms the backbone of digitization in print shops.”
The printing company Adams Litho from Chattanooga, Tennessee, has experienced a surge in demand for packagings in the last ten years. Expecting further increases in the coming years, the company has plans to grow in this segment.
The Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has appointed Marcus A. Wassenberg (52) as ordinary member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG with effect from September 1, 2019. Wassenberg succeeds Dirk Kaliebe, who, as previously announced, will leave the company at his own request at the end of September and will be available for an orderly transition.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has embarked on the second quarter of financial year 2019/2020 with a far better order situation, compensating in part for the weak first quarter in Europe in particular.
Improving the productivity of tube laminates while reducing waste were the main reasons for All4Labels – Global Packaging Group for investing in a new narrow web printing press.
“In the last 26 years, I have always purchased printing presses from Heidelberg in order for us to grow,” says Su Zhao Chun, owner of Hefei Jingyi Printing Ltd. in Hefei. During this period, he has invested in four Speedmaster CD 102 presses, two Speedmaster SM 102 and two Speedmaster XL 75 .
Around 1,200 shareholders today attended the Annual General Meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) for financial year 2018/2019, which was held at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim. Just under 36 percent of the company’s share capital was represented at the event.
In February 2018, INSIGNIS-Etiketten in Vienna, an Industry 4.0 pioneer in the print processing sector, invested in new printing technology from Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. The Gallus Labelfire , combined with the Digital Embellishment Unit (DEU), was the ideal addition to the print service provider’s equipment, creating new digital printing capacities and above all new application options. In addition to improving the flexibility, quality, and efficiency of everyday production, Austria’s first Labelfire also enabled INSIGNIS to expand its product portfolio.
Gallus, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, will be focusing on the digitization of label production at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2019, which is taking place on September 24 – 27 in Brussels.