Printing expertise

Who is Töpfer Kulmbach?

Growing demands, growing standards – that’s why we expand our technology!

Roland Meile, Operations Manager

Töpfer is your print specialist!

For flawless label prints, perfect shrink sleeves and highly flexible packaging, state-of-the-art equipment is an absolute requirement: That’s why Töpfer Kulmbach GmbH works with the latest technical standards – the only way to implement innovative ideas and brilliant finishes for your product! In addition to our technology, our team is also always up-to-date: this is ensured by regular internal and external training as well as updates of systems and software.

The pre-press

In pre-press, the ground for excellent print results is prepared - exactly matching your design and our production facilities. The fact that the departments 'prepress' and 'production' are under one roof allows a close exchange – this is a big advantage and surety for a fabulous end result!  For information on communication and data exchange, please click here.

The types of printing

With us as your partner, you have the choice between the four most important printing methods. After deciding which printing technology is most efficient for you, we ensure an optimum print result - in accordance with the edition, the technical conditions and design features.

Offset printing

  • flexible, individual quantity division
  • economical, even for small and medium runs
  • up to 7 colors + varnish
  • cost-efficient print possibilities
  • short forerun times
  • low printing forme costs

Flexo printing

  • economic production of small and medium runs
  • excellent ink adhesion
  • highly brilliant, no heavy metal, Gold and Silver colors
  • state of the art manufacturing facilities

Gravure printing

  • up to 10 colors
  • highly brilliant, no heavy metal, gold and silver colors (also MIS® appropriate)
  • highly intense colors
  • outstanding ink adhesion
  • special imprints
  • economical production of large print runs

Digital printing

  • production from sheet to sheet
  • format 330 mm x 485 mm</>
  • paper from 70 g to 220 g
  • short runs up to approx. 5,000 sets
  • individual solutions for personalization

Punched, cut, off the roll -
further processing of your labeling

The challenge of final processing? Despite a multi-stage production to comply with the very tight format tolerances even with producing large runs. Our quality monitoring along the entire process chain ensure this and guarantees operating plants with high efficiency.

Of course, we also offer  customized solutions with regard to die-cutting, variable options (eg bar strapping) and packaging units. Whether small, medium or large edition - our systems are developed accordingly.

The daily label output is around 125 million. Since we have a large number of machines, we can ensure the necessary flexibility, even with shrink sleeves and flexible packaging – even very large volumes can be handled easily!