Customer stories.

Druckerei Friedrich, Germany

Commercial printer Friedrich is a convinced customer of Heidelberg and values the partnership-based relationship, true to the motto "never change a running system".

Galloways, UK: digital printing with that extra something

To increase its production capacity, the long-established English printing company opted for a Versafire EP with Prinect Digital Frontend for a significant boost in performance and quality.

Time Printing, USA: producing signage for the prevention of the coronavirus

The Sacramento, California printer has started taking in new work to encourage social-distancing and hand-washing – all printed on Versafire digital presses from Heidelberg.


Navigated printing:
how does it work?

Similar to a navigation system in a car, the navigated printing features built in Speedmaster machines provide operators with the information necessary for the best possible workflow sequence for the job change.

Autonomous printing:
how does it work?

Autonomous printing represents the ultimate stage in automated print production. The patented Intellistart 2 operator guidance system from Heidelberg enables the fully automated job changeover - from the last to the first full sheet of the subsequent order to the start of the new production.

Autonomous plate production:
CtP imaging is on a roll

The newly updated Auto Pallet Loaders (APL) for the Suprasetter 106 and VLF formats support the uninterrupted loading of up to 1,200 printing plates in 106 format, or 600 in VLF format. That makes them a flexible, high-performance automation solution for highly efficient plate production.

Databased print shop management:
"Success needs facts and figures".

Prinect provides facts and figures - so that better business decisions are made.



Everything you always wanted to know
about color management.

Even though modern digital imaging software can automate the process of color management, certain aspects will always remain subjective. Having a deeper understanding of the principles behind color management and what choices to make helps printers achieve optimal printing results.

Get the lowdown on colorimetry, densitometry, standardization in printing, dot gain vs. dot loss and much more in our expert guide.

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Autonomous Printing" at the Speedmaster XL 106-8-P.

Autonomous printing means fully automated print production. With seamlessly automated job changes from the last sheet to the first good sheet in the next job until the new production run starts. How does this work in the daily business? Watch our webinar to see how this is done in a real production environment and in real time.

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Heidelberg Commercial Printing Technology


Our commercial printing equipment.

Opt for future-proof printing. We have the right type of equipment for every need, always developed with top quality and outstanding cost-effectiveness in mind, - a guarantee for maximum investment protection and value retention.

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Application support.


Discover the wide range of applications that our LE UV and LED UV products and consumables can help you produce.

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Heidelberg Lifecycle Solutions


Software, consumables and services for the commercial printer.

We help you open up new areas of business and improve the overall performance of your company to achieve long-term success.

Heidelberg Lifecycle Solutions


All the consumables
and service parts commercial printers need 24/7.

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