A technology provider and partner in the print media
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is the world-wide leading provider of solutions and services for the print media industry. The company offers comprehensive solutions in the fields of sheetfed offset printing, digital printing and in the production of sophisticated parts and assembly groups in the realm of precision mechanical engineering.
The name Heidelberg is internationally associated with leading technology, top quality, and customer focus. The company's core business covers with its equipment and services the entire process and value chain of the sheetfed offset format classes from 20 inches (35 x 50 cm) to 64 inches (120 x 160 cm) as well as digital printing solutions. Furthermore, contract manufacturing - mainly for customers from other engineering sectors and the energy sector - is gaining importance at Heidelberg.
Heidelberg develops and manufactures in its equipment division precision printing presses, devices for plate imaging and postpress finishing as well as digital inkjet systems for packaging manufacturers. In addition, Heidelberg sells digital printing presses of its partner Ricoh and offers integrated offset and digital solutions.
The services division comprises the company's portfolio of technical services for an absolute stable production and maximized machine availability - such as routine maintenance within the scope of service contracts, service parts supply, and consumables. What's more, Heidelberg offers further value-adding services, so-called performance services such as training and consulting to optimize the entire range of production and management processes, the sales of used equipment as well as workflow software for integrating all processes within a printing company. With its Financial Services division Heidelberg supports investments of its customers with financing concepts.
Sustainable environmental protection is in the focus of all of the company's activities. Measures in development, production and regarding the use of equipment are reducing resource consumption and therefore the carbon footprint, other emissions and process related waste.
Headquartered in the city of Heidelberg, Germany, with production and development sites in seven countries and around 250 sales and service units in 170 countries, the company serves about 200,000 customers. Printing presses, prepress and postpress equipment are mainly produced in Germany in compliance with severe quality standards. For the Chinese market, standardized printing machines for all common format classes as well as folding machines are manufactured in Qingpu near Shanghai, China.
Heidelberg equipment is used around the world to produce high-quality print products such as advertising material, brochures, posters, folding cartons and labels.
In financial year 2010/2011, the company had a sales volume of 2.629 billion Euros. As of March 31, 2011, the Heidelberg Group has employed a workforce of 15,282 including 631 trainees and apprentices.