Printing plates at highest standard

Company history


1994
Company foundation for the production of flexo printing plates as "3-man operation"

1995
Investment in assembly system for register-true mounting of plates as one of the first flexo printing plate manufacturer

1996
Set-up of its own repro-department, which is already equipped with Art-Pro workplaces at this time

1998
First steps into computer-to-plate (CTP) technology

2000
Expansion of facilities to a doubled size of the production area

2001
Installation of an additional CTP exposure unit of Hell Gravure Systems

2003 Adjustment from RIP technology to Nexus

2004
First operation of a Cyrel Round production line that makes it possible to produce endless-seamless photopolymer sleeves

2006
Expansion of reproduction capacity: investment in further ArtPro jobs and inclusion of a GMG proofing system

2007
Relocation to new and larger premises in Steinhagen / Brockhagen with now 20 employees

2007
Installation of a new dryer unit

2007
Installation of another CTP exposure unit of Hell Gravure Systems

2008
Additional qualification regarding endless-seamless sleeves to the company Liflex (Polymer sleeve with rubber base)

2012
First steps in direct gravure of Elastomer printing plates. Investing in an gravure machinery from Hell Gravure Systems

2012
Staff: 24 (4/2012)

 

2013 Investment in a Kodak NX wide platemaking system

 

2013 Expansion of the direct engraving with a second gravure system from Hell Gravure Systems. The system is worldwide the first with twin beam technology.

 

2014 Relocation to a new build and owned facility in Melle-Wellingholzhausen.

 

2014 Investment in a new Plate-washer system Vianord EVO 5

 

2014 Staff: 31 (10/2014)