HEIDELBERG products & services
1972
  • Waterless offset (press)
1982
  • Alcolor dampening unit (press)
1990
  • Automatic washup system (press)
1993
  • Computer-to-plate (prepress)
1995
  • Washup programs for mineral-oil-free cleansers (press)
  • Alcohol-free printing (press)
  • Noise-reduction measures (press)
  • Water cooling for presses (press)
1998
  • New main drive (press)
  • Prinect Image Control for color measurement (workflow)
1999
  • Waste disposal documentation (prepress)
2000
  • Waste air cleaning with CleanStar (press) Washup solution disposal with WashStar (press)
  • InkStar ink supply unit (press)
  • Alcosmart metering system (press)
    2000 series AirStar air supply unit (press) ScrollStar air compressor (press)
2002
  • BG certificates: Tested Emissions and UV-Optimized (press)
  • Prinect Axis Control color measurement unit (workflow)
2004
  • Chemical-free plates (consumables)
  • Suprasetters for the 74 and 75 series (prepress)
2005
  • PowderStar AP 500 (press)
2006
  • Anicolor (press)
  • Presetting values with the Prinect Pressroom Manager (workflow)
2007
  • 3000 series DryStar dryers (press)
  • 3000 series AirStar air supply unit (press) Integrated dampening solution supply and inking unit temperature control unit CombiStar Pro (press)
  • Prinect Inpress Control color measurement unit (workflow)
2008
  • Eurobind 4000 (postpress)
  • Special noise-reducing measures (postpress)
  • Prinect Inspection Control (workflow)
  • Mineral-oil-free inks as Saphira products (consumables)
2009
  • HEIDELBERG becomes the only manufacturer to offer
    carbon neutral presses (press)
2010
  • FoilStar timing for material-conserving use (press)
  • Carbon footprint calculating function in Prinect Analyze Point (workflow)
2011
  • Saphira Eco Line (consumables)
  • Package for printing without alcohol (press, consumables)
2012
  • Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor
  • Integrated energy measurment devices
  • DryStar dryers with heat recovery
2013
  • DryStar LE UV (Low Energy) the special UV system
2014
  • Standby function for presses
  • Prinect Inpress Control 2 for further reduction of paper waste
  • Blanket washup device on the Speedmaster CX 102 series for a 90% reduction in washing fluid consumption
  • Consumables from the Saphira Eco line meet criteria for the Blue Angel ecolabel
2015
  • Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor Booster for increased ink transfer without additional energy consumption
2016
  • Prinect Automatic Paper Stretch Compensation for compensation of paper stretch
2017
  • New, non-labeled Saphira Eco coating series
2021
  • Integration of Lifecycle assesment in our ISO 14001 management system
  • CO2 neutralization of all folding machines as standard
  • Review and portfolio adaption of our Saphira Eco Criteria catalog
HEIDELBERG sites
1982
  • Energy management (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • Use of waste heat (Heidelberg)
1985
  • Construction of new state-of-the-art foundry (Amstetten)
  • Sand mold recycling (Amstetten)
  • Powder coating (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
1986
  • Use of waste heat in paint shop (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
1992
  • Connection to district heating network (Brandenburg)
1995
  • Use of aqueous coatings for spray coating (Amstetten)
1996
  • Construction of new Environmental Hall (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • Aqueous-alkaline cleaning systems (Wiesloch-Walldorf, Brandenburg, Amstetten)
  • Job tickets (Heidelberg)
1997
  • Use of aqueous coatings for dip coating (Amstetten)
  • Dry/minimal lubrication (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2003
  • Energy and material flow management project (Amstetten)
2005
  • Alcohol-reduced printing in the Print Media Centers
    (Heidelberg, Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2006
  • Lead-free soldering project (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2008
  • Construction of new Hall 11 (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • FSC certification for Print Media Center (Heidelberg, Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2009
  • Green fleet policy (German sites)
2010
  • Completion of filling station cleanup project (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • Modification of HVAC systems (Amstetten production)
  • Modification of building and control systems (Gallus, St. Gallen)
    Installation of an absorption chiller (Amstetten)
    New powder coating process
    (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2011
  • Modernization of the compressed air supply (Brandenburg)
  • Service life of the central cooling lubricant conditioning system
    increased from 2 to 3 years (Brandenburg)
2012
  • Carbon-neutral print production in the Print Media Centers (Heidelberg, Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • Energy management system certified
  • Cogeneration plant (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2013
  • ISO 14001 certification Shanghai, (China)
  • Guideline Ecological Product Development
  • Energy-efficient modernization of the building control (Brandenburg)
  • E-bike charging stations (Heidelberg, Wiesloch-Walldorf)
2014
  • ISO 14001 certification Nové Mesto (Slovakia)
  • Introduction of multi-site energy monitoring system (German sites)
  • LED lighting in the hardening shop (Brandenburg)
  • Renewal of the compressed air dyers (Brandenburg)
  • Renewal of the district heating pumps (Brandenburg)
2015
  • LED lighting with intelligent control system in the workshops (Brandenburg)
  • Energy-efficient renewal of the hydraulic supply (Amstetten)
  • Heat recovery from production processes and storage for use for heating buildings (Amstetten)
  • Replacement of building control systems for better regulation of heating, cooling water temperature, and extraction (Brandenburg)
  • Conversion and optimization of district heating regulation (Brandenburg)
2016
  • Installation of a wastewater treatment plant with vacuum evaporator technology for the treatment of technical wastewater (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • LED outdoor lighting (Wiesloch-Walldorf)
  • Energy savings through the installation of regulated pumps in the cooling tower water circuit (Brandenburg
2017
  • Recertification to DIN EN ISO 14001 with the new 2015 revision
  • Energy-efficient renewal of a compressed air compressor (Brandenburg)
  • Conversion of a decentralized cooling lubricant system to regulated pumps (Brandenburg)
2018
  • Photovoltaic system with 749 kWp on the roof of hall 10
  • Conversion of a machining center from dry machining to cooling lubricant. The separate, specific extraction system is eliminated as a result (Brandenburg)
  • Retrofitting of the ventilation and air conditioning systems with new energy-efficient motors for better control of the thermal energy in the production hall (Brandenburg)
2019
  • Recertification DIN EN ISO 9001, 14001 and 50001 site Amstetten
  • Implementation of various energy-saving measures resulted in energy consumption savings of around 4%, e.g. LED lighting, high-efficiency pumps for drinking water supply, first savings of project "Energy-efficient melting"
  • Integration of our Shanghai production site into the ECON energy monitoring system
  • Conversion of paint shop to dry deposition at Walldorf/Wiesloch site
2020
  • Optimization of the building infrastructure at the Walldorf/Wiesloch site. Clearance of outdated production halls and relocation of workplaces to more modern halls. Reduction of natural gas consumption at the site by approx. 30%
2021
  • Update energy monitoring software from ECON 3.0 to ECON 4.0
    DIN EN ISO 14001 certification at production site Langgöns
  • Combined quality and environmental management system (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001) at all European production sites
2021/2022
  • "Optimization of the district heating supply" at the Walldorf/Wiesloch site to avoid heat losses
2022
  • Renewal of the hall lighting at the Amstetten site with LED lighting - savings of 550,000 kWh/year
2023
  • Photovoltaic system with 3.6 MWp at production side in Amstetten
Sustainability @ HEIDELBERG
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