Since 2002, we have been keeping national and international printing experts up to date with the latest news and facts on UV technology. Over the years, the event has evolved into the world's largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED technology. More than 1300 visitors from 46 countries and 55 renowned exhibitors from the industry proved this beyond doubt in 2019. Visitors from around the globe used the UV Days as an opportunity to meet and exchange experiences. The programme of presentations in German and English, workshops and demonstrations was concluded with a joint get-together in the UV Lounge.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft is a reliable and highly innovative partner to the global printing industry. We help define the future trends in our industry thanks to state-of-the-art technologies and innovative business ideas.
Our mission is to shape the digital future of our industry. With new digital business models, our interests are aligned with those of the customer. It is in our own interest to ensure that the customer succeeds.
Paper Production on the Highest Level: High-quality Designer Papers from Gmund at Lake Tegernsee
Gmund Paper has been synonymous with the ecological production of unique communication media from natural paper since 1829. Energy efficiency, ultramodern technology and environmental protection are our top priorities. Innovative papers with outstanding aesthetics and a natural feel are developed and manufactured for long-lasting brand presences by Gmund at Lake Tegernsee. The product portfolio comprises approximately 100,000 different paper variants, which are used for business stationery, packaging, high-quality catalogues, image brochures, etc. Approximately 75% of the paper is exported. In addition to papers, unique lifestyle products such as pads, notebooks and greeting cards are developed for the B2C sector. Gmund Paper is family-owned and presently directed in the fourth generation by Florian Kohler.
mprint, founded in 1999 and headquartered in Baiersbronn, Germany with an US Sales and Service organization based in Charlotte, NC is a manufacturer of digital printing equipment for narrow web printing and industrial direct printing.
The company stands for decades of experience in the development of conventional and digital printing machines, inkjet imprinting systems and industrial customized inkjet solutions - combined with a profound expertise in mechanical engineering.
The KURZ Group is a global leader in hot stamping and coating technology. KURZ develops and manufactures decorative and functional layers applied to carrier foils for a large variety of applications. The range includes metallized, pigmented and holographic
stamping foils for packaging or print products, surface finishes for electronic devices or automotive parts, protective and decorative lacquers for furniture or household appliances, authenticity features for brand name items, metallic applications for textiles, and different types of coatings for many other applications.
The printing industry has relied on Kocher+Beck's quality products for decades. As a globally recognized market Ieader in the field of rotary-die cutting technology, Kocher+Beck is also the
preferred systems supplier in other areas related to the production of high-quality printed products. Re liable printing cylinders, high-precision hot stamping cylinders, sophisti cated pressure-measurement systems, intelligent TecScreen components and butt splicers are just a few of Kocher+Beck's first class products.
HANNS EGGEN is a longstanding and traditional supplier to the printing industry. Our owner-managed company has become well-known in recent years particularly as a manufacturer of fountain solution additives and other chemical products. Our product range:
- Fountain solution additives
- cleaning agents
- calibrated underpacking sheets
- and additional printing aids
Carl Ostermann Erben GmbH (coe) is a highly specialized pre-press company and leading pre-press provider for label and packaging printing. In Bremen and Stuttgart the family-owned company produces high quality plates, sleeves and screens every day, just in time. In Germany coe is the only provider of the revolutionary Bellissima DMS technology, a new type of screen technology that enables print motifs to be raised to an unprecedented quality level.
The Folex group specialises in the finishing and coating of films and specialities and has production companies based in Switzerland and Germany that offer high-quality products and tailor made services for a wide variety of markets. Today Folex offers solutions for many sectors, from the printing industry or digital and large format printing as well as primary products for the electronics industry.
At this years' UV Days, Folex presents the efficient system solution for inline coating, while using highly developed coating plates in combination with Folacomp underpacking material.
The Technotrans group produces, sells, and modernises systems and applications in the field of liquid technology. With 20 company locations and its 1,450 employees we are local in all important markets worldwide. As a manufacturer of peripheral equipment, technotrans is a leading system partner of the printing industry. By means of product innovations and targeted acquisitions, the group of companies has continuously gained access to new industries.
Toyo Ink Europe NV
- UV/EB inks/coatings
- offset, flexo, screen printing
- Print of food packaging
- Highly sophisticated manufacturing and R&D lab
- Subsidiaries all over the world
- 2013 member of Toyo Ink Group
- 2015: name change Toyo Ink Arets NV
- 2017: name change Toyo Ink Europe
- Launch of new series FOOD+NON FOOD STERAFLEX, STERAFLEX LED, STERAPLAST, STERASPEED
Toyo Ink Group
- One of the largest supplier of printing products
- Over 7000 employees
- 63 subsidiaries worldwide
- new generation of offset inks: Low Energy, HUV, LED
SAUER - Innovative Roller Technology
The SAUER group is one of the market leaders in innovative roller technology worldwide. The manufacturer of branded articles combines the highest standards of technology and quality with a consistent customer and service oriented business approach. Future oriented product development and manufacturing assure an uncompromising product quality. Close proximity to customers is guaranteed by the global production network of international manufacturing sites and a worldwide network of general representations and cooperation partners.
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.
Worldwide. Nearby. On Top.
Weilburger is one of the most important developers and manufacturers of functional coatings and lacquers for industrial and consumer goods plus special coatings for the graphics industry. Weilburger coating solutions create values and convincing product benefits everywhere, worldwide and in all industrial sectors. They preserve and protect, enhance functions and embellish your products. They give your products an unmistakable look and feel. They work on metals, plastics, wood and foil and also on glass, ceramics, paper and cardboard. Weilburger functional coatings and lacquers create surfaces which are precisely what people worldwide are looking for.
Chromos GmbH is a subsidiary of Chromos AG, an independent Swiss trading and service company active in visual communication and packaging across Europe. Target markets are the graphics industry, the packaging industry, the food industry, the beverage industry, the pharmaceutical industry and manufacturing industries. As the competence center for Switzerland, Austria and Germany, Chromos GmbH offers you all possibilities of label and packaging printing (offset printing, semirotative technologies, digital printing, etc.)
Integration Technology Limited (Integration Technology) was founded in 2000 to develop novel UV curing solutions for emerging markets. The company’s early pioneering UV Arc solutions for InkJet printing quickly dominated the wide format graphics industry. Becoming part of the Metz Holding group in 2015, with more than 550 combined staff globally, Integration Technology is able to offer in partnership with IST Metz the largest product portfolio of UV and UV LED curing solutions in the world.
Whatever your application – We have the cure!
From a post stamp to a very large format image, lenticular excels at boosting the corporate image and business profitability and is appropriate for use in a large number of applications such as POP designs, packaging, direct mail, label, promotional and various card formats. DPLenticular is the only European company dedicated solely to the promotion and sales lenticular plastic sheets and rolls. We have not less than 16 products in stock in Europe.
Duo-Technik GmbH has developed in these years from a distributor to a system provider for all aspects of the flexo and digital print. Duo-Technik GmbH is your competent partner for all solutions in the printing industry.
Siegwerk, a family-owned company in its sixth generation, is one of the leading global printing ink manufacturers for packaging, labels, and catalogs. With more than 180 years of experience, the company commands a profound product knowledge and expertise for many printing methods. Due to a global production and service network, customers benefit from a globally consistent and high quality level of Siegwerk products, solutions, and services. With its philosophy “Ink, Heart & Soul“, the company aspires to long-term relationships with its business partners. Siegwerk is headquartered in Siegburg near Cologne, Germany, and employs approximately 5,000 employees in more than 30 countries worldwide. Further information can be found at www.siegwerk.com
Highlight Media will take you off into the fascinating world of laser fine cutting and laser fine engraving. With our technology, high-class delicate forms and outstanding effects can be realised on a great variety of materials that leave a lasting impression and offer a haptic experience. Get to know the effect of our laser works and our extensive knowhow in the graphic industry!
Zeller+Gmelin, specialists in energy curable printing inks and varnishes, offers world wide high quality and advanced printing inks and coatings for the application areas labels, rigid plastics, metal decoration, commercials, packaging and food packaging.
For the following printing processes we develop high quality products:
- UV flexo
- UV offset
- UV letterpress
- UV waterless offset
- Electrobeam offset
- HUV offset
- UV screen
- LED UV
With more than 150 year experience, we strive to be your dedicated partner and individual solution provider by meeting your needs with the highest quality products, ideas and services – following our motto „Expertly Done.“
TRESU Group is a highly specialized company offering flexible, customized solutions of flexo printing machines and ancillary products for flexo, digital and offset printing to the graphic industry. TRESU Group has over 35 years of experience and expertise in the development and production of engineered solutions for this industry and supplies directly to end-customers, OEMs and partners. With more than 98% of the production being exported, TRESU Group is a strong player on the global market. TRESU Group has production facilities in Denmark and the USA, sales companies in Germany, Italy, Japan and China, and an international agency network providing round-the-clock, local support and know-how.
Visit the company’s website at www.tresu.com
With more than 250 years of experience, hubergroup is one of the leading international specialists for solutions and technologies around printing ink and print-related products for packaging and commercial printing. The successful, family-owned enterprise produces a majority of the key components such as pigments, binders and additives in-house in India. The enterprise’s activities centre around the success of its customers. Therefore, hubergroup works on innovative solutions, technologies and services every day to optimize value creation in the printing industry and facilitate best-in-class results for its customers.
Make your business smile! As a specialist for humidification systems and measuring devices, Merlin Technology GmbH, whose roots go back to 1995, stands for excellent quality and top service. We guarantee optimal climatic conditions for humans, materials, and machines and create the perfect prerequisites for increasing productivity, success, and well-being. With innovative technologies and industry-specific know-how, we set new standards.
Kinyo, a world leader in the production of high-quality printing blankets, can look back on a long company history. Founded in Japan in 1930, the company is represented worldwide.
Kinyo Europe has its own modern converting facilities in Germany, UK, France and Iberica (Spain).
Competent direct sales, as well as certified and well-trained specialist dealers offer our customers an expert network of advice and service - which is unrivalled in the printing blanket world.
The Kinyo teams will advise you comprehensively in all print technical contexts, accompany you during product launches and evaluations - in addition we are known for our consistently reliable service. Customer satisfaction and trust are our top priorities.
Jänecke+Schneemann Druckfarben GmbH is a traditional family business for printing inks production in the 6th generation. 1843 founded in Hannover we rank among the oldest printing inks manufacturers in Germany. As innovative and experienced partner we offer customer-oriented
solutions around the topic of printing inks for our customers worldwide.
TOP QUALITY FOR OUR CUSTOMERS
- Offset Printing
- UV printing
- Flexo printing and gravure printing
Continental is also one of the leading manufacturers of printing blankets and printing plates. The company acts on the global markets with the brands CONTI-AIR, PHOENIX Xtra BLANKETS (sheet-fed and web printing) and CONTI Laserline (flexo printing plates for direct engraving) and pushes forward the future topic of printed electronics.
The printing blanket experts develop and manufacture at locations in Northeim and Waltershausen (all Germany). The worldwide network comprises distribution and service locations in Belgium, China, Germany, Japan, Russia, Singapore and the United States, among others.
Design, artwork and printing form: All in one to achieve faster and prosecure production processes. Holistic approach – effectiv results! The know-how of our house leads you to convincing solutions for your printing products. Resulting from commitment, sense of responsibility, empirical values, high technology and bold creativity you can reach not only effective results but also an sustaining confidence.
Schmid Rhyner has been the leading Swiss manufacturer of high-quality water-based and UVcuring coatings. As a powerful development partner, the globally operating company inspires the printing and packaging industry with solutions that functionalise surfaces. Thanks to the wide range of products and services offered by Schmid Rhyner, customers benefit not only from the increased attractiveness of their print products, but also from the optimisation of production processes.
Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. Kodak provides – directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies – hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets.
With digital inkjet presses, inkjet imprinting systems, electrophotographic digital presses, computer-to-plate systems for offset and flexographic printing, digital offset and flexographic plates, prepress and workflow software as well as color management and screening technologies, Kodak covers all segments of the global printing market.
German based KAMA GmbH is a leading manufacturer of efficient finishing solutions for commercial printing and the demanding packaging industry.
Core products are the versatile ProCut and DC 76 die-cutting, embossing and embellishing machines, the modular ProFold 74 for folding, gluing, dispensing and the world's first fully automatic folder gluer KAMA FF 52i for digitally printed folding cartons and on-demand production.
KAMA finishing solutions for paper, board and plastics are successfully running in more than 70 countries. www.kama.info
Streb AG „Die Drucktuch Manufaktur“ - Printing Blankets and Coating Plates in Perfection.
Streb AG is a fourth-generation family business and recognized as one of the world’s leading suppliers of offset printing blankets and related products. The converting and sales of printing blankets has been the core competency for decades. The product range includes a large selection of printing blankets, eco-friendly coating plates, as well as all types of underpacking material.
ACTEGA is a European market leader in the field of overprint varnishes. As specialist for water-based coatings, UV coatings and effect coatings as well as for coatings based on renewable resources, ACTEGA develops and produces a comprehensive range of products for packaging, labels and commercial printing. Among others, the company offers coatings for board, paper and foil that are used in offset, gravure, screen and flexo printing.
DG press is a specialist in engineering, installation, servicing and maintenance of Drent Goebel web offset printing presses (Vision and VSOP®). In 2015 the company developed and launched the Thallo web offset printing press with sleeve technology for the flexible packaging market. DG press’ mission is to provide the best services for web offset printing equipment and build web offset printing machines which fulfil our customers production needs: Service and Innovation for you!
As an independent family business, Felix Böttcher GmbH & Co. KG represents quality, innovation and customer proximity for more than 290 years. Due to our excellent products and the associated service, we have established ourselves as the world market leader for the coating of rotationally symmetrical bodies. Around 60% of all printing presses worldwide are supplied with rollers from Böttcher. Our product portfolio is supplemented by printing blankets, coating plates and printing chemicals such as washing and dampening agents.
Hymmen – Machines and Lines for excellent surfaces
Hymmen is a forward-looking mechanical and plant engineering family-owned enterprise. Founded on a large process-knowhow we are specialized in industrial production technology for the large volume production of board materials or the surface finishing of board or roll materials: Double Belt Presses, Multi Opening Presses, Industrial Digital Printing Lines, Laminating Lines, Lines for Liquid Coating incl. Direct Printing, Calander Coating Inert (CCI), Automation and Control Technology and Service.
The multi-specialist with 65 years of experience
The combination of high-Quality product Systems, individual Services for customers and sustainable knowledge transfer are distinguishing features of the strong market position of the family-run Remmers Group. Remmers is specialized in the core Areas building, wood- and flooring. That given Remmers Industrielacke is the premium supplier of surfaces coating Systems of any Kind, irrespective of application, material or drying Technology.
EUKALIN GmbH Special Adhesives has been established in 1904 and develops and produces adhesives for various applications. Our adhesives are nowadays distributed to more than 127 countries worldwide and are used in almost all areas of the paper-converting industry as well as in the manufacture of flexible packaging. EUKALIN is not only a specialist for conventional hotmelt and waterbased adhesives but avails also of an extensive product range of UV-curable acrylic hotmelt.
Sprimag: coating machines and application technology provided from a single source
Since 1925 Sprimag has been a leading supplier of automated coating systems for functional and decorative coating of serial parts. Of course, this also includes various pretreatment and drying components such as UV drying. Sprimag´s know-how to manufacture coating machines and also to develop the appropriate application technology offers you the best solution regarding the complete coating process.
As a premium label for coating systems LANKWITZER is the international leader in many fields of industrial applications. Our laboratories excel by innovation power and excellent competence in the development of future oriented coating systems.
We are listed as a quality supplier by many of our customers. Highest professionalism from the stage of development to the production as well as passion for the fascinating potential of modern coating systems are our prerequisites to successfully be the leading brand.
Teknos is a global coatings company with operations in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and the USA. Teknos is one of the leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in retail and architectural coatings. Teknos wants to make the world last longer by providing smart, technically advanced paint and coating solutions to protect and prolong. Teknos always works in close cooperation with its customers.
Mäder is a global Coating specialist providing high performance and eco-friendly solutions for various markets like eg., Cosmetics, Perfume, Personal Care & Beverage packaging, Automotive Interior & Exterior, Railway and Aeronautics as well as services like color styling and color matching.
We develop and supply protective, functional and decorative coatings for Glass, rigid & flexible Plastic packaging and metals with advanced & environmental friendly technologies like water-borne, high-solid & 100%-solid content, and vacuum metallizing coatings UV- & Dual- curable as well as 2K-Polyurethane.
Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies and is active in over 100 countries around the world.
TEGO® RC UV curable release coatings enable our customers to achieve unique properties for a variety of self-adhesive products e.g. labels, linerless thermal labels, tapes, packaging for femcare products and diaper tapes plus for industrial use for e.g. mobile phones. The cold UV curing technology allows the use of thin plastic films and other heat sensitive substrates.
DecoRad® Systems UV equipment is made in Holland under ISO 9001 quality assurance and CE marking.
We offer a complete range of on-site UV / LED curing equipment as well as industrial UV - LED equipment.
In 2019 IST Metz and DecoRad Systems announce their Strategic Alliance.
Our latest developments have IST components inside.
DecoRad UV and UV - LED equipment is also available via the IST sales & distribution network.
The headquarters of the company Robert Bürkle GmbH founded in 1920 is in the Northern Black Forest in the southwest of Germany. With a staff of 450 Bürkle is a modern and future-oriented company, specialized in the development and production of machines, plants and systems for the woodworking industry.
Bürkle is one of the technological leaders on the world market in the field of press and surface finishing technique. In the woodworking industry Bürkle machines and plants are known wherever furniture components, derived timber boards, doors and parquet/hardwood flooring are produced.
Venjakob – Complete finishing solutions for surface technology
CLEANING / PRE-TREATMENT / COATING / DRYING / AUTOMATION
- Venjakob offers customized finishing solutions.
- All from one source: from cleaning and pre-treatment units via coating, drying and material handling up to exhaust air purification plants.
- Our system concepts are operating in various kinds of different branches around the world, as entire production line or stand-alone solution.
- Experience over decades made the company become an innovative and reliable partner.
KLEIBERIT Adhesives - The Specialist amongst Adhesive Manufacturers
The KLEIBERIT trademark stands for innovative research and development, the most modern production, highest product quality as well as service-oriented customer proximity. And this for more than 70 years. The company employs worldwide approx. 600 employees and is based in Weingarten, Germany.
In last 25 years KLEIBERIT has become a global trendsetter in the field of reactive PUR adhesive systems and significantly influenced the market with its innovative product ideas. A broad product range is available in all markets around the world, supported through a network of engineers and branch offices and subsidiaries. In close cooperation with the customer, specific bonding solutions are developed in the KLEIBERIT Technical Center for diverse applications. An intelligent logistics concept ensures worldwide product availability at the right time at the right place. Further information at www.kleiberit.com.
Henkel Adhesive Technologies is leading with high-impact solutions worldwide. We lead today’s and build tomorrow’s markets with our unique portfolio of breakthrough innovations, tailor-made solutions and strong brands in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. We combine innovation and technology leadership and close customer partnership to deliver solutions that are an essential part of countless industrial and consumer goods. We utilize our global presence and our expert knowledge to offer a winning combination of best-in-class service and leading technologies to customers and consumers around the world.
PrintCity is recognised as the 'connection of competence' strategic alliance across the entire printing, packaging & publishing value chain.
Together with all partners along the value chain we want to promote and develop the value of print & packaging: Brandowner - Agencies & Designer - Printer & Converter - Suppliers.
The close cooperation of experts enables the members and partners to push the challenging projects to the technical feasable limits and to provide a Broad knowledge and competence base to the market.
- We deliver value to the customers by leading global knowledge sharing and networking together.
- We deliver knowledge and expertise through seminars, trade fairs, project studies, publications and electronic platforms.
- We want to maximise synergies to grow business effectively and be cost efficient.
The Leichtbauzentrum Baden-Württemberg is a cross-sector, industry-driven network of a large number of companies, institutes, research facilities and associations in Baden-Wuerttemberg which operate in the area of system-efficient, lightweight design.
Nationwide, we amalgamate all expertise in the field of demand-oriented evelopment of product design and production technologies for producing lightweight structures. Furthermore, we pool our members’ interests and actively contribute in shaping the political framework and funding programs with the objective of retaining the added value in the country in the long run with the competitive and internationally leading production technology for lightweight solutions. What makes our association particularly successful is the broad member network and our interdisciplinary expertise as well as our competence in applying scientific methods across various branches of industry.
The DFTA Flexodruck Fachverband e.V., based in Stuttgart (Germany), is a flexography association for European and German companies, such as suppliers, prepress and printing companies and represents about 300 companies of the flexographic industry.
We provide advice and support to our members in order to prepare them for future challenges. In our role as an association, we have made it our objective to make flexography the most important method used in package printing.
Deutscher Drucker is a trade magazine for the printing and media industry and all related sectors. It is the only German-language specialist print magazine to be published 23 times a year. It is conceptually divided into a weekly news and management information section and a technology section containing reports, interviews and technical articles.
IST - International Surface Technology - The International Edition of JOT - Germany´s Leading Magazine for Surface Technology
The trade magazine on all surface technology-related subjects as an English language "Best of"issue from JOT. The magazine reports practical and user-oriented using all surface technology themes: Wet painting, powder coating, cleaning/pre-treating, stripping, coil coating, galvanising, thin layers, enamelling, blasting, grinding, environmental technology, paints/chemicals, measuring/testing and conveying systems.
The only German-language trade journal for manufacturers of self-adhesive labels, sleeves and in-mould labels. Founded in 1993, Etiketten-Labels offers comprehensive and reliable information on all aspects of label printing and packaging production, both online and in printed form. A worldwide network of specialist editors publishes technical articles on printing and production in our magazine and on our portal with a circulation of 2500 copies. Product and industry news as well as reports from markets and events round off the content and make label labels an indispensable source of information for the industry.
The leading German-language trade magazine for packaging printing. Since 1995, Flexo+Tief-Druck has been offering reliable information and up-to-date reporting on all topics relating to modern flexo and packaging gravure printing both online and in printed form. A worldwide network of specialist editors publishes technical articles on the printing and production of packaging in our magazine and on our portal. Reports from markets and events as well as product and industry news complete the content and make Flexo+Tief-Druck an indispensable source of information for the industry.