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The long-standing trust of our customers proves: We are on the right track!

Töpfer Kulmbach GmbH - Always Around

We are your first-class label specialist – and always at your side!

Are you searching for a qualified and proficient partner for labels and flexible packaging? Look no further! For 100 years we have been successfully producing labels and product equipment for the beverage and food industry all over the world. Whatever requirements you might have for your labels or packaging, we will find the solution. In addition to classic labels (such as wet-glue, self-adhesive or wrap-around labels made of foil and paper), we also offer shrink sleeves, flexible packaging and a variety of finishings. In order to be prepared for the future, we are constantly investing in new technologies and latest equipment. This also guarantees meeting our clients requirements in terms of quality and innovation at all times. Quality is a central factor – that's why our company is certified according to the international quality standard DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015. Strict and detailed quality management ensures perfect quality standards as well!

We stand for responsibility

Ecology is very important to us. That's why wehn we produce labels and packaging, we make sure the impact on the environment is as minimal as possible. In this spirit we are especially proud to be able to offer you our very own MIC® production method: refining labels with gold and silver colors completely free of harmful heavy metals!

Töpfer Kulmbach welcomes responsibility: for its employees, for its customers, for its products - and for the environment!


We offer highest flexibility, thanks to

  • our in-depth technical expertise
  • clear decision-making and an efficient organizational structure
  • high-end technical high equipment which meets neary every possible requirement
  • continuous development thanks to a regular exchange of information: We are a founding member of the “Kompetenzforums Getränkebehälter “ (Beverage Container Competence Forum), the Labelforum e. V., member of the ZLV and have their own innovation committee.
  • advice and support covering all aspects
  • extensive international presence
  • our sophisticated logistics system (We also guarantee on-time schedules internationally!)

Milestones of our success story

Our company as well as our success have both been growing steadily for almost a century!


Founding of a lithograph printing plant by Willy Töpfer


Service expansion with offset printing


Move to a new location "Am Kreuzstein", Kulmbach


Establishing of a laboratory for material testing


Service expansion with gravure printing


Opening of regional and international sales offices


Service expansion with printing rotogravure


Service expansion with packaging printing business unit


Sales exceeds the 100 million mark


Service expansion with foil printing


Certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001

Label Output exceeds the 20 billion mark


Service expansion with wrap-around labels


Service expansion with sleeve labels

Exports exceed 35 percent


abel Output exceeds 30 billion mark


Investment in the folian GmbH, Stralsund to strengthen the positioning in the flexographic printing segment (also certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008)

2007 to 2011

fundamental expansion in the gravure printing sector

Construction of a new gravure printing factory building

Investment in new gravure printing technology

Further modernization of production systems, such as finishing and offset printing


Sale to Brinkhege Beteiligungsgesellschaft and

and contribution to Print Pack Holding.

An extensive investment and reorganisation programme serves to

strengthen the known markets in the beverage and

markets in the beverage and food industry and the expansion of

new markets at home and abroad.


Töpfer Kulmbach GmbH continues to develop and optimise all processes for sucessful premium products.

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