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CHROMOS strengthens GEW sheetfed business in DACH region

GEW has announced the recent appointment of CHROMOS Printing, part of CHROMOS Group AG, to represent GEW for all sheetfed UV curing business in Germany, Austria & Switzerland. The division will supplement the broader business activities of GEW’s German subsidiary office in Unterensingen, with the CHROMOS team focusing solely on sheetfed offset applications.

Founded in 1946, the company now employs some 160 personnel in Dielsdorf, Switzerland and at further sites in Germany, Austria and Sweden. The head office in Dielsdorf is ideally situated, with easy access to the full sales and service territory.

CHROMOS Group AG proudly represent many leading global brands in the region, including RMGT/Ryobi, HP Indigo, AB Graphic International, Omet, Weilburger Graphics, Fujifilm, Siegwerk… and many more. Heinrich Maag, Sales Manager for Offset Machines at CHROMOS Group AG, explains: “We have long-standing experience in the printing marketplace, as a solution partner in conventional commercial and newspaper printing in the areas of prepress, presses, pressroom and finishing. To add to this, we are a solution partner in digital commercial sheetfed, commercial web, label, packaging and folding carton printing, in the areas of presses and finishing. We also offer servicing and spare parts for our brands.”

Maag outlines the company’s experience in the UV LED curing arena: “CHROMOS has worked for many years with a leading manufacturer of UV curing systems for the graphic arts industry, and our technicians have successfully integrated UV LED systems into existing and new printing machines from a wide variety of manufacturers. Over the past eight years we have gained a huge amount of know-how in LED technology for sheetfed printing.”

Bernd Prattl, GEW Sales Manager for the DACH region, comments on the new relationship: “CHROMOS Group AG have built an excellent reputation as a comprehensive and independent solution provider, gaining customers’ trust and building an invaluable network of connections in the offset printing area. GEW’s LeoLED UV curing technology has brought LED UV curing within affordable reach for all, and so we believe we have the perfect combination here… a great team, with a great product to offer to the market.”