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4 Sep 2020

The training year at Heidelberg started on 1 September 2020. Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, another 99 young men and women are embarking on their training or dual study courses at one of the company’s four sites in Wiesloch-Walldorf, Brandenburg, Amstetten, and Ludwigsburg.

The focus is on production-related careers, such as trai...

25 Aug 2020

Bangalore-based Print Point installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster CX-75 6-colour with coating unit, renewing optimism for business revival and progress, even as the world gears for a ‘new normal’ post-lockdown.

An ISO and EICC certified printing and packaging firm, Print Point caters to Fortune 500 companies, since 1987. The elite firm...

14 Aug 2020

Drupa may have been postponed to 2021, but some suppliers are still going ahead with launches that were slated for the original drupa 2020 period. Some of the following picks are already available in the market, and meant to use drupa 2020 as a first showcase platform.

These are our top picks of the most recent launches: 

Heidelberg next...

30 Jul 2020

Heidelberg introduces Zaikio, a new open and independent cloud-based collaboration platform for the printing industry. The solution is a result of Heidelberg’s acquisition of cloud software business Crispy Mountain about a year ago.

“With the open industry platform Zaikio, Heidelberg is actively meeting the challenges faced by the printi...

23 Jul 2020

The market is predicted to have sales of up to a billion euros over the next ten years.

Heidelberg has set up a dedicated business unit for the industrial development, manufacture, and sale of printed and organic electronics. The company has also started production at its Wiesloch-Walldorf site, investing some five million euros in a com...

17 Jul 2020

The Print Media Industry Climate Report published by the Heidelberg Digital Unit provides a weekly update on printing volumes for the market segments of packaging & label printing and commercial printing based on global, objective real-time IIoT data.

The latest Climate Report evaluation shows how COVID-19 is affecting the sector ar...

9 Jul 2020

Heidelberg has announced that it is not participating in drupa 2021. Instead, it will be holding more virtual trade fairs and hosting open houses at its Print Media Centers.

“We will be investing more in new, virtual trade fair concepts to ensure closer and more individual customer communications as well as in regional events in our grow...

8 Jul 2020

Heidelberg announced that it will not be taking part in the drupa 2021 edition. The company cited the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic as a reason for pulling out of the mega print exhibition.

With that, Heidelberg will not be taking part in any other international trade fairs in 2021.

In a statement it said:

“Covid-19 has accelerated...

7 Jul 2020

The Heidelberg Digital Unit (HDU) is being honored with the Capital Award in the “core-business-related innovation” category as one of Germany’s top digital labs. Organised by German management consultancy firm Infront Consulting and Germany’s Capital business magazine, the Capital Award investigates successes companies are achieving wi...

1 Jul 2020

Print Innovation Asia chats with Thomas Frank, Managing Director of Heidelberg Asia-Pacific about the company’s Lifecycle Business and its new offering: Print Site Contract.

As symbolized by the word “We are more than machines.”, nowadays Heidelberg is really focusing on fields like service and consumables - that you call Lifecycle Solut...

26 Jun 2020

Marking fifteen years in China, the 9,999th printing unit is set to be delivered to packaging printing company Xian Jun Long.

In a festive ceremony at the production site Heidelberg Graphic Equipment Shanghai Ltd. (HGES), the packaging printing company Xian Jun Long was presented with a certificate recognizing the manufacture of the 9,99...

24 Jun 2020

Based in New Delhi, the institution switches to digital to produce high quality religious scriptures.

New Delhi-based Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib has upgraded its print facility with a brand new Heidelberg Speedmaster CS 92 press, reaffirming its commitment to excellent print quality.

The organisation is run by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Manag...

5 Jun 2020


Company: IDEOL Digital Print Co. Ltd

Location: Thailand


Title of Entry: In Remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Category: Books – More than four colours

Printing Method: Offset

Printing Technology: Heidelberg

Accolades: Gold for Book Printing and Best in Show for Offset at the Asian Print Awards 2019


“A chall...

20 May 2020

Intelligent service concepts from Heidelberg support print shops even in challenging times

The Covid-19 pandemic poses enormous challenges for the world and, of course, for the entire print media industry. As part of the #We4You campaign, Heidelberg has been able to support its customers with intelligent or digitized service concepts and...

8 May 2020

Heidelberg announces new options for its subscription model. With the subscription model, customers no longer pay for the equipment they use, but simply for the number of sheets produced.

The company is expanding its data-based contract business and adding to its existing Heidelberg Subscription portfolio, placing greater emphasis on its...

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