Speedmaster XL 106

Speedmaster XL 106

The Speedmaster XL 106 is the right machine for frequent job changes.

But its constantly high quality with steady production speeds of 18,000 sheets per hour in straight printing or perfecting mode is also impressive in longer runs.

Parallel makeready processes increase productivity in packaging, commercial, and label printing. The intelligent interaction of the automation components enables cost-effective production of all printing products.

Speedmaster XL 106

At a glance

  • Continuous process optimization through artificial intelligence
  • New Heidelberg User Experience on the Speedmaster
  • Integrated Speedmaster Operating System with intuitive touch operating concept
  • 0 minutes additional makeready time due to fully automated air settings when changing substrates using characteristic profiles
  • Plate change with AutoPlate XL 3 in under 1 minute
  • Waste ejection system – no subsequent quality inspection necessary
  • Improvement of the OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and operator-independent performance through intelligent automation
  • Autonomous printing from the last to the first good sheet

Suitable for the following segments

The Speedmaster XL 106 is the most intelligent Speedmaster yet with innovative solutions for

Commercial printing

Packaging printing

Label printing

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What customers say

Speedmaster XL 106-8+L. General Converting, specialists in packaging printing, discovered printing presses that do what they promise at Heidelberg. The first printing press to actually do what it promises.

“In 37 years I haven’t seen anything like the Speedmaster XL 106. It was a real light bulb moment. It’s the first printing press that actually does exactly what the manufacturer promises…”

Mike Harper, GCI Pressroom Director, Bolingbrook, Illinois

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Key features

The machine control station – one-of-a-kind navigation and automation
1. The Preset Plus feeder – high performance for quality right from the start
2. The printing unit – designed for productivity
3. The inking unit and dampening unit – quality in a nutshell
4. Prinect Inpress Control 3 – integrated reliability
5. Sheet travel and perfecting device – reliable guidance, flawless perfecting
6. The washup devices – intelligent and economical washing
7. The coating unit – for the highest standards of finishing
8. The dryer systems – quickly and efficiently into postpress
9. The Preset Plus delivery – perfection right down to the pile
The CutStar 106 – from the roll to the sheet, flexible and cost-effective
The FoilStar 106 – brilliance for printed products

Heidelberg UX and the Speedmaster XL 106

Every time you operate a component you are experiencing the Peak Performance concept. From the seamlessly ergonomic design, to the pioneering touchscreen control panels, the simple handling of the washup devices to the unique preset functionality, the Speedmaster XL 106 delivers an unparalleled user experience.

Functions of Prinect Production


Prinect Production digitizes your print shop. It automates your production as well as your color and quality management and provides important data for analyses and reporting. With Prinect Production, the smart integration of your digital printing press ensures you are also perfectly equipped for short runs and variable data printing.

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Functions of Prinect Production

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