Buyers' Guide: Machinery & Equipment

ACIGRAF Graphic Equipments S.r.l.
Reprochem S.r.l.
Via Fermi, 10
20060 Ornago (Milano), Italy
P: 011-39-039-6286551
F: 011-39-039-6286540
E: [email protected]
ACIGRAF, known worldwide since 1963, offers a full range of cylindermaking machinery: plating lines; Acimatic fully robotic; Progress-steel fully automatic model; ECN (economy type) cutting and polishing; Super Perfast fully automatic with high-tech axis control; Perfast BB and the only polishing machine Progress model that is fully automatic. Technical support is provided by Reprochem, which sells a full range of chemicals for rotogravure cylinder preparation, quality control instruments, and doctor blades.

Adwest Technologies, Inc.
VOC Controls Division
151 Trapping Brook Rd.
Wellsville, NY 14895
P: 585-593-1405
P: 714-632-9801 (Anaheim, CA Headquarters)
F: 585-593-6614
E: [email protected]
Adwest’s VOC Controls Division provides flameless RETOX RTO Regenerative thermal and catalytic oxidizers for 99% destruction of solvent VOCs from gravure printing, packaging, and web printing processes. The division provides dual-chamber RTOs from 1,000 scfm to over 80,000 scfm in shop-assembled RTO modules with up to 97% primary heat recovery for cost-effective operation and rapid installation and compliance schedules.


Alpha Innovation, Inc.
237 Washington St.
Marblehead, MA 01945
P: 781-639-9796
F: 781-639-9795
E: [email protected]
We make static eliminators for gravure printing presses. Static String™, Static Elastic™, and StopStatic Rods control static on webs and sheets without using high voltage. They work efficiently at high speed and require proper placement and grounding.

AMC Design and Manufacturing
25 Stamp Farm Rd.
Cranston, RI 02901
P: 401-946-4090
F: 401-946-4860
E: [email protected]
AMC saves our customers money and time!  With a long history in custom design and precision manufacturing, AMC understands our customers' demands for quality, service, and pricing.  AMC will help your company improve their manufacturing performance while reducing operational costs.
AMC offers all of our customers the service of the OEM while maintaining the flexibility of a smaller manufacturer.  Contact AMC to discuss the reverse engineering of your replacement parts, AMC’s parts inventory programs, emergency service and all of your custom design and manufacturing needs.   AMC will simplify your process and reduce your costs.

2525 Cabot Dr., Suite 205
Lisle, IL 60532
P: 630-577-0400
F: 630-577-0401
E: [email protected]
AMCEC designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs vapor phase carbon adsorption and recovery process systems using activated carbon, synthetic, or molecular sieve zeolite adsorbents for solvent recovery and VOC emission control with regeneration by steam, air, inert gas, or process gas.
Solvent and desorbate treatment including air stripping, decantation, steam stripping, steam distillation, chemical drying, separation by selective adsorption and separation by membrane. Design, engineering, and installation services are available. Services include feasibility studies, technical system review, process design, project management, system integration, repairs, procurement of system components, quality control, field supervision, operator training and start-up, and performance testing. Applications include coating and gravure printing.

Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc.
8855 N. 55th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53223
P: 414-365-6400
F: 414-365-6410
E: [email protected]
Over the past four decades, Anguil has developed a breadth of abatement technologies that control harmful and regulated Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs), process odors and Nitrous Oxides (NOX). The result is over 1,700 installations around the world, encompassing a wide range of applications and technology solutions. We design, manufacture, install and service Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers (RTOs), as well as Direct-Fired, Catalytic and Recuperative oxidizer systems.
Bearings Manufacturing Company
15157 Foltz Parkway
Strongsville, OH  44149
P: 440-846-5517
F: 440-846-9661
E: [email protected]
Bearings Manufacturing Company (BMC) has over 67 years’ experience in the bearing industry.  Over the years it has served the printing industry by manufacturing specialty bearings to fit the printing industries needs and specifications.  We have a reconditioning and maintenance program for your rotogravure cylinders with the capabilities of manufacturing new, specialty bearings for the printing industry.  We also target the J.C. Motter and Cerutti printing press bearings to meet your needs. BMC will accept the challenging requirements other major manufactures turn down.  Log on to and hit the “Printing Press” tab for additional information.

Bobst North America Inc. – Business Unit Web-fed
146 Harrison Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068
P: 973-226-8000  x2047
F: 973-226-8625
E:  [email protected]
BOBST offers a broad range of gravure printing presses and laminating lines for flexible materials for food and non-food flexible packaging, labels, gift wrap, tobacco, wallcovering, security printing, and transfer printing.  Whether high-volume printing, extremely short runs, medium to long runs, shaftless or shafted cylinders, multipurpose applications, easy operation and with production speeds to 2,000 fpm, BOBST equipment has the answer to your flexible packaging needs.
Bobst also has a comprehensive range of gravure printing and in-line converting solutions for folding carton packaging and tobacco packaging.
North American based service and support packages include in-field and remote assistance, upgrades and retrofits available across the range of equipment, spare parts supply and an online ordering system InTouch, operator training courses, annual maintenance contracts, and machine inspections.

BST Pro Mark
650 W. Grand Ave., Suite 301
Elmhurst, IL 60126
P: 630-833-9900
F: 630-833-9909
E: [email protected]
Subsidiary of BST International, a global leader in process controls for printing, packaging and converting. 
Web Guiding:  standard and custom web guiding systems for edge, center or line or contrast guiding of paper, film, foil, non-woven and other substrates, on any web machine. 
Video Inspection:  multiple visual inspection products suitable for single side or duplex print, inspecting varnish and/or UV coatings, and any other simple or complex print inspection need.
100% Inspection:  systems to inspect 100% of the web, 100% of the time, inspect customer approved PDF proof to actual print, monitor color and read bar codes, and/or link 100% inspection systems to multiple machines and departments via workflow package.
New QCenter integrates video inspection, 100% inspection and spectral color measurement into one comprehensive, modular system.
Register Control: systems for offset and flexo.
Color Measurement: in-line spectral color measurement systems, and colorimeter options.
Process Automation: complete automated lines and systems.
CMM Group, LLC, The
2071-C Lawrence Dr., P.O. Box 5903
DePere, WI 54115-5903
P: 920-336-9800
F: 920-336-9797
E: [email protected]
The CMM Group provides turnkey design, fabrication, installation, and product management services for a line of custom-made air pollution control equipment, ovens and dryers, production machinery, heat recovery systems, and ancillary systems and components.
Featuring airflow capacities from 3,000 to 100,000+ standard cubic feet per minute, CMM regenerative thermal and catalytic oxidizers and rotary concentrators destroy up to 99%+ of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) in process airstreams while providing thermal efficiencies up to 97%. Secondary add-on heat recovery systems offer additional energy savings.
CMM dryers and ovens are available in various models with a wide range of proven air-supply nozzle configurations to meet individual requirements.

c/o Comexi North America, Inc.
142 Doty Circle
West Springfield, MA 01089
P: 413-789-3800
F: 413-821-9988
E: [email protected]
Comexi Converting Solutions is the recently established subsidiary of Comexi Group Industries dedicated to the design and manufacture of high quality, innovative rotogravure printing presses for the flexible packaging market.  In an agreement reached with ACOM Srl, Comexi Converting Solutions is able to access and build upon over 50 years of experience provided by industry pioneers.

Crossair LLC
1357 Toney Rd.
Bostic, NC 28108
P: 828-429-1394
F: 828-247-0365
E: [email protected]
Crossair provides corrosion-resistant air pollution control equipment, including inline chromium and/or acid-mist eliminators; wet-packed fume scrubbers in horizontal or vertical bed designs; corrosion-resistant fans and ducts; and PVC, polypropylene, and FRP hoods. Crossair can also provide complete installation, start-up training, and preventive-maintenance programs.
Cylicron Engineered Cylinders, LLC
5171 Maritime Rd.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130-8452
P: 800-523-9921
F: 812-288-8827
E: [email protected]
Cylicron: recognized as the industry leader with a firm commitment to on-time, error-free delivery of a superior product. Our experienced staff attends to every detail, liberating our customers to focus on their business. From the manufacture of new bases to process tooling, Cylicron offers a range of services, including Cylinder Inventory Management, incorporating the recycling, or repurposing of redundant stock. This service reduces environmental impact, while releasing valuable space and resources that are better utilized to deliver future success for the customer. Always at the forefront of technology, Cylicron delivers precision finished, copper-plated steel Gravure cylinder bases.

DCM Usimeca
45, Avenue des Guilleraies
P: 33 (0)1 41 37 52 89
F: 33 (0)1 41 37 52 71
E: [email protected]
DCM Usimeca Main Products:
• ROTOGRAVURE PRINTING PRESSES: for fast change narrow and mid width machines.
   DCM brand for printing labels, paper and flexible packaging.
 ATN brand for folding cartons, rotary die cutting, and stacking.
•   COATING AND LAMINATING MACHINES: solvent or solventless adhesives and wax.
•   SLITTER-REWINDERS: numerous varieties for various widths, substrates and
•   SHRINK SLEEVE MACHINES: for seaming, cutting, perforating and inspecting
•   PAPER BAG MACHINES and TISSUE FOLDERS:  Flat and square bottom, W and V interfolding.

DCM Usimeca North America
725 Fremont Street
Kiel, WI 53042
P: 920-894-5050
F: 412-291-1105
E: [email protected]
DCM Usimeca Main Products:
• ROTOGRAVURE PRINTING PRESSES: for fast change narrow and mid width machines.
   DCM brand for printing labels, paper and flexible packaging.
 ATN brand for folding cartons, rotary die cutting, and stacking.
•   COATING AND LAMINATING MACHINES: solvent or solventless adhesives and wax.
•   SLITTER-REWINDERS: numerous varieties for various widths, substrates and
•   SHRINK SLEEVE MACHINES: for seaming, cutting, perforating and inspecting
•   PAPER BAG MACHINES and TISSUE FOLDERS:  Flat and Square bottom, W and V interfolding.
Eastman Kodak Company
343 State St.
Rochester, NY 14650
P: 866-563-2533
As the world’s foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of pictures and printing to enrich their lives. In the graphic communications market, Kodak offers the broadest portfolio of integrated solutions to help customers grow their business. For more information, visit

Eltex Elektrostatik GmbH
Blauenstrasse 67-69
D-79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany
P: 011-49-7621-7905-101
F: 011-49-7621-7905-9101
E: [email protected]
Eltex provides electrostatic printing assist systems, ribbon-tacking systems, remoistening systems, and electrostatic charging and discharging equipment for the print-finishing process. In the U.S., Eltex is represented by GrafikAmerica. Since 2000, Eltex has been part of ITW Illinois Tool Works Inc.


eltromat America Inc.
1505 Technology Drive  #102
Chesapeake, VA 23320
P: 757-487-8849
F: 757-487-9272
E: [email protected]
eltromat is a leading supplier of vision, register,  defect detection and color control solutions for all print  processes.  Of particular interest for gravure printing is the “twin_check” 100% print inspection that can be combined with a proven “webvideo_star 2000” viewing system. More information at:

Enercon Industries Corporation
W140 N9572 Fountain Blvd.
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
P: 262-255-6070
F: 262-255-7784
E: [email protected]
If you need improved adhesion for your printing, coating, laminating, labeling, and bonding projects, Enercon can provide a solution. Its wide range of in-line surface treaters promote cleaning and adhesion on a wide variety of surfaces. Surface treatment is ideal for improving UV, screen printing, pad printing, coding, digital press printing, roll-to-roll converting, and flexible packaging applications.
Bring us your adhesion challenges and our treatment experts will help you determine which technology is best for your application. Enercon surface treatment systems offer a safe and economical solution for improving adhesion. We offer free laboratory testing of atmospheric plasma, flame, and corona technologies.
Expert Industries Pvt. Ltd.
274-C, KIADB Industrial Area
Bommasandra, Anekal Taluk
Bangalore 560099, India
P: 011-918-0783-2690
F: 011-918-0783-2037
E: [email protected]
The company is a designer and manufacturer of rotogravure printing machines, lamination machines, and special-purpose coating machines.

Fasnacht America, Inc.
1048 Glory Rd., Suite G
Green Bay, WI 54304-5664
P: 920-330-0186
F: 920-330-0187
E: [email protected] .com
Fasnacht supplies ink, viscosity, pH, level control, multiple solvent addition, ink blending, and temperature control systems for gravure and flexographic printing presses utilizing either solvent- or water-based inks. The company also offers Windows-based process control software for process history, quality, and ISO data collection, including on-screen process displays with alarm monitoring and integration to most facilities management systems. Other equipment offerings include the SDM-1 online coating-thickness measurement system and the FKR Auto Wash system for enclosed doctor blade washup.

1285 West King Street
York, PA 17404
P: 717-843-3183
F: 717-845-8828
E: [email protected]
GrafikAmerica is the distributor of the Grafikontrol product line of color register, closed-loop color, and inspection systems; New Celio Engineering viscosity, ink blending, and color controls; and Eltex electrostatic printing assist.
GrafikAmerica’s sister company, IMC America, distributes Recmi fully automatic log stackers and overhead conveyors, roll-handling systems, and Penn Graphics semiautomatic stackers, as well as CAMotion automatic “vision-guided” log depalletizing systems.


Graymills Corporation
3705 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
P: 773-477-4100
F: 773-477-4133
E: [email protected]
We Know It:
With decades of experience and the widest selection of ink pumps, tanks, filters, and accessories, Graymills can provide the right equipment for each application. Why settle for a single solution when Graymills' experience and product line allows you to get what's best for you?
We Provide It:
From standard to custom, we can provide the equipment that makes your gravure press hum.
We Support It:
With over 70 years of experience and a global presence, we support you wherever you are and stand behind the equipment we make.

Grinding Equipment & Machinery LLC
15 S. Worthington St.
Youngstown, OH 44502
P: 330-747-2313
F: 330-747-4211
E: [email protected]
The company builds microfinishing machinery for finishing copper- and chrome-plated cylinders.

Harper Corporation of America
11625 Steele Creek Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28273
P: 800-438-3111
F: 704-588-3819
E: [email protected]
Leading innovator in laser engraved, ceramic anilox production and restoration for the gravure and flexographic printing markets worldwide.  We have a full team of experts assisting to improve efficiencies and profitability, and a variety of pressroom cleaning supplies for care and maintenance.  Our state-of-the-art technology includes the LaserKote™, an ultra-hard, laser engraved, chrome oxide ceramic roll or sleeve designed for the application of laminations, flood varnishes, color coatings, adhesives, silicone release coatings, blister card coatings and specialty coats.  LaserKote™ rolls come in a variety of cell patterns for thick and thin coatings, and delivers advantages over chrome, including resistance to corrosion and damage.  Also available is the XDI™ Gravure Cylinder with a ceramic coating that has been digitally laser engraved and re-engineered to reproduce tonal dots, images and patterns with the precision and accuracy of an Anilox Roll.  XDI™ far surpasses the durability and mileage of conventional chrome cylinders.  This roll delivers coatings, inks and adhesives with accuracy that is measured in microns.  XDI™ is ideal for repeat jobs, solids, high abrasion inks (opaque whites), cold seal patterns, single and two-color jobs, logos and graphic repeats.

H. C. Moog GmbH
Maschinen fuer Druck und Papier
Head and Sales Office:
Im Laubfrosch 22
65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Germany
P: 011-49-6722-9000-0
F: 001-49-6722-9000-60
E: [email protected]
Design Office and Technology Center:
56357 Miehlen im Taunus, Germany
P: 011-49-6772-96 93 90
F: 011-49-6772-96 63 96
E: [email protected]
H.C. Moog is the leading press designer and manufacturer of sheet-fed Gravure printing machines, in versions “Multicolor” and “Compact” for premium printing and refinement.  Premium printing is covering the entire range of package printing in all fields like cosmetic, confectionery, premium liquor, pharmacy and tobacco.  The additional range is graphic arts printing, continuous tone printing and security printing.  Further prospects are refinement in pure gravure or in combination with other printing processes, full or partial finishing-steps with matte or glossy inks and varnishes, blind embossing, structure graining of paper and other substrates, micro embossing for brand protection – hidden images – and information.
More features are printing of suitable substrates, furthermore paper and board from 75 to 600g/m², the use of laser imaged printing plates besides traditional gravure cylinders, and the use of all kinds of gravure ink, UV-varnish and high gloss mirafoil® silver varnish; solvent-based ink and as a reference to the environment, with great success the use of water-based ink and varnish in easy way.

hsa Helio Service Ahaus GmbH
Ridderstraße 40
48683 Ahaus, Germany
P: +49 (0) 25 61 / 979 01 87
F: +49 (0) 25 61 / 979 01 88
C: +49 (0) 17 2 / 538 69 87
E: [email protected]
Hsa Helio Service Ahaus is a service company that supplies gravure cylinders manufactured by INSECO formerly ATG with a maximum width of up to 6000 mm and a diameter of up to 1200 mm for all applications of the publication and decorative print market as well as cylinder refurbishing services, spare parts and consumables. In addition it offers a range of cylinder measuring instrumentation for cell measurement, surface characteristics and cylinder dimensions. A range of second hand machinery particularly for the gravure market is also available.
HELL Gravure Systems GmbH & Co. KG
524148 Kiel, Germany
P: 011-49-431-2377-0
F: 011-49-431-2377-1235
HELL, specialist in prepress engraving systems, serves three main sectors: packaging gravure, publication gravure, and flexographic printing. In the packaging segment, HELL features the HelioKlischograph K5, K50 and K500 and the Cellaxy direct laser engraver. In publication gravure, featured systems include the HelioKlischograph K6 and HelioFlow workflow system. As the inventor of electromechanical engraving, HELL Gravure Systems benefits from the longest and most in-depth experience of any company in the engraving industry.
HELL is a company of Heliograph Holding. The entire HELL Gravure Systems product range is represented in North America by K. Walter Service Corporation.

Horstmann Maschinenbau GmbH
Düstermühlenweg 13
D-48619 Heek, Germany
P: +49(0 25 68) 93 14- 0
F: +49(0 25 68) 93 14-30
E: [email protected]
Specialist for Process Automation, Storage and Transport systems for Gravure Cylinder, Sleeves, Impression Cylinders, Foil and Paper Rolls. Horstmann offers comprehensive Gravure Cylinder Handling Equipment including customized Cylinder Storage Solutions, Cranes, Shuttles, as well as Self-guided Vehicles. Horstmann offers customized Software Solutions for Process Automation and Workflow Integration. The company provides comprehensive Support Services for all Hardware and Software.

Hurletron Inc.
1820 Tempel Drive
Libertyville, IL 60048
P: 847-680-7022
F: 847-680-7338
E: [email protected]
Hurletron® designs, manufactures, and integrates auxiliary equipment for the printing and converting industries. Our systems feature simplified operator interfaces to reduce training time and increase the ease of day-to-day operation. Our product line consists of registration controls, high-speed on-press promotional product application, electrostatic tacking for most types of presses, and electrostatic ink transfer for gravure presses.

IMC America
1285 W. King Street
York, PA  17404
P: 717-845-4807
F: 717-845-8828
E: [email protected]
IMC America distributes Recmi fully automatic log stackers and overhead conveyors, roll-handling systems, and Penn Graphics semiautomatic stackers, as well as CAMotion automatic “vision-guided” log depalletizing systems.
IMC’s sister company, GrafikAmerica, is the distributor of the Grafikontrol product line of color register, closed-loop color, and inspection systems; New Celio Engineering viscosity, ink blending, and color controls; and Eltex electrostatic printing assist.
1400 Hocquart
St-Bruno, Quebec, Canada J3V 6E1
P: 450-441-5005
F: 450-441-6969
E: [email protected]
InkSpec is regarded by many as the leader in viscosity control. Winner of numerous industry awards in the Rotogravure and Flexo industries, the heart of the InkSpec system is the viscometer which has unmatched reliability, accuracy and has no moving parts. This versatile and user-friendly system also has the capability of ink cooling as an available option.   InkSpec also offers Microlox cleaning solutions, which allows for effortless cleaning of a cylinder in less than 15 minutes! Microlox works on all types of ink systems (Solvent-Based, Water-Based, UV, EB).

International Machinery, Inc.
508 Ervin Price Rd.
Gilbert, SC 29054
P: 803-892-0568
F: 770-664-0452
E: [email protected], [email protected]
A specialist in webfed printing and converting equipment, the company offers a full line of new and used gravure and flexographic presses and support equipment. International Machinery is an agent for Novagraf offering new gravure and support equipment; Abett, narrow-web flexo presses and support equipment; and SRC Systems precision high-speed slitters. The company also offers training, consulting, rebuilds, upgrades, and relocation on print and converting lines.

ISRA Surface Vision
4470 Peachtree Lakes Drive
Berkeley Lake, GA 30096
P: 770-449-7776
F: 770-449-0399
E: [email protected]
ISRA VISION is a leading manufacturer of fully automated and industry 4.0 compatible, 100% high-speed, in-line inspection systems for film, foil, nonwovens, paper, metal, printed, coated and laminated surfaces. ISRA systems are used in a wide range of applications in the Flexographic Industry and enable their users to detect and classify defects while improving processes and increasing yield.

J.I. MacWilliam Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 6
Newton, MA 02456
P: 617-527-5000
F: 617-527-6729
E: [email protected]
The company is a broker of general used converting equipment for the paper, plastic, and carton industries.

J.M. Heaford Limited
Unit 9, Century Park, Pacific Road
Altrincham, Cheshire, England WA14 5BJ
P: 011-44-161-928-5679
F: 011-44-161-927-7517
E: [email protected]
J.M. Heaford Limited has been manufacturing a range of precision-engineered gravure proofing presses since 1983, and is the world leader for this type of equipment. The machines, which are used by both cylinder engravers and printers, can print offline an in-register production quality proof using the same components (cylinders, inks, and substrate) as used in the press, removing the burden of customer approvals from the production press. In addition to checking the separation, text, and register, the proof can be used to establish the correct colors and ink standards, which will eliminate press downtime caused by these issues.
Johannes Bauer Logistik-Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
Heeresfliegerstrasse 11
25551 Hohenlockstedt, Germany
P: 011-49-4826-37690-0
F: 011-49-4826-37690-49
[email protected],
The Bauer product range includes cylinder storage racks, fully automated and highly flexible crane and monorail systems, automated guided vehicles, plus many special solutions for individual processing requirements. The company provides a service policy covering the entire life cycle of installed equipment and systems.
Inline solutions from Bauer include the GEMINI monorail crane, INLINE cylinder storage rack, MINITAURUS shuttle, along with buffers and trolleys. Transport units include PEGASUS, AGILA, the TAURUS shuttle, and the PHOENIX monorail system. Storage units from Bauer include CORONA and CETUS/CENTAURUS systems, and the CORVUS rack.

JUST Normlicht, Inc.
2000 Cabot Blvd W Suite 120
Langhorne, PA 19047-2408
P: 800-248-JUST
F: 267-852-2207
E: [email protected]
Powered by Innovation, JUST Normlicht has become the leading worldwide manufacturer of standardized lighting for visual color assessment and has been meeting the demanding needs of the graphic arts industry since 1970. The name, one of the most trusted in the industry, has become synonymous with innovation, accuracy, and a commitment to excellence.

Kaspar Walter GmbH & Co.KG  
Konrad-Zuse-Bogen 18
D-82152 Krailling, Germany
P: +49-89-785-96-0
F: +49-89-785-96-114
E: [email protected]
K.Walter designs and manufactures galvanic plating equipment for gravure cylinder processing lines and develops innovative solutions for system integration, process technologies and special measuring tools.
The company serves the publication, packaging and decorative printing markets; its products include EconoLine galvanic tanks and SlimLine galvanic systems. 
As the competence center for automation and galvanic within the Heliograph Holding, K.Walter plans and implements complete, fully automatic cylinder production lines featuring integrated product, line and machine control. It also specializes in process chemistry and process consulting. Services cover all phases, from planning to full implementation and lifetime support.
Kuesters Calico Machinery Limited
Bamangam, N.H. No. 8
Taluka: Karjan
Dist.: Vadodara, India 391210
P: 011-91-2666-271085/86
F: 011-91-2666-271087
C: +91-9820339802
E: [email protected], [email protected]
We manufacture rotogravure printing machines, reverse gravure coating machines, PVDC coating (reverse kiss coat), hotmelt coaters, solvent-base silicone coaters, and solvent-free laminators.

KYMC America LLC
120-9 Easy Street
Carol Stream, IL 60188
P: 630-681-2521
F: 630-681-8225
E: [email protected]
KYMC America LLC represents KYMC (Kuen Yuh Machinery Engineering Co., Ltd.), Taichung, Taiwan and handles Sales and Service of their equipment in North America.  KYMC manufactures Gravure, Flexo Central Impression and Stack Presses, along with Coater/Laminators and Slitter/Rewinders.
Wallace Nard has over 40 years experience in the Flexographic, Gravure and Laminating Capitol Equipment business through his current Novaflex business.  Mr. Nard was inducted into the FTA Hall of Fame in 1988, and is well known in the Industry.
Beverly Christensen has worked for Novaflex for over 35 years, handling inside Sales and Service.  Service and support is supplied from the Midwest.

Madern Group North America

Madern USA Inc.
1010 Burma Drive
Apex, NC  27539
P: 919-355-1600
F: 919-355-1602
E: [email protected]
Evers International LLC
845 Bethel Avenue
Pennsauken, NJ  08110
P: 856-910-0002
F: 856-910-0003
E: [email protected]
The Madern Group empowers your company in sustainability and profitability with competitive premium quality rotary tooling and converting solutions.
We produce custom-made rotary tools and converting equipment for all folding carton applications, including tobacco and liquid packaging and general folding cartons:
- Rotary Die Cutters with single or multiple converting stations, 650-1720 mm wide
- Solid, segmented and adjustable rotary dies (cutting, creasing, embossing, punching) web width 255-1720 mm
Besides our rotary converting solutions, Madern guarantees to be your reliable partner with our excellent 24/7 worldwide services and maintenance support.
The Madern Group is your single source supplier for all your rotary converting needs.

Martin Automatic Inc.
1661 Northrock Ct.
Rockford, IL 61103
P: 815-654-4800
F: 815-654-4810
E: [email protected]
High performance splicing, rewinding and tension control systems. Martin Automatic Inc. is a U.S. based company with locations in Europe and the Pacific Rim. An engineering-intensive company with over 8,000 installations in more than 50 countries, Martin Automatic is best known for its extensive line of automatic splicing unwinds, automatic transfer rewinds and tension control systems based on its patented inertia compensation technology. For 45 years, Martin has provided innovative solutions for the most demanding web handling challenges.
Meech Static Eliminators USA, Inc.
2915 Newpark Dr.
Norton, OH 44203
P: 330-564-2000
F: 330-564-2005
E: [email protected]
Meech specializes in two important industrial sectors: the elimination and generation of static electricity in industrial environments, and the improvement of productivity and finished quality by controlling dust contamination via surface-cleaning systems widely used on continuous webs, especially with their growing use of thin-film processing. The company’s products include AC shockless ionizing bars, air blowers, air curtains, guns, and nozzles. Meech also manufactures pulsed DC equipment, equipment for hazardous-area usage, static generators, and static measuring devices.

MEGTEC Systems, Inc.
830 Prosper Rd.
DePere, WI 54115-5030
P: 920-336-5715, 800-558-5535
F: 920-339-2793
E: [email protected] or [email protected]
MEGTEC Systems is the leading supplier to the gravure printing industry of VOC and HAP emission control and solvent recovery systems. MEGTEC offers recovery systems using carbon adsorption and distillation as well as system performance audits, system and control upgrades, and complete activated carbon screening and change-out services.
MEGTEC provides catalytic and RTO (regenerative thermal oxidizer) technologies with 99+% destruction efficiency and up to 97% TER (thermal energy recovery). MEGTEC’s aftermarket services group provides turnkey installation services, heat recovery systems, equipment refurbishment and retrofits, and energy-saving preventive maintenance programs.

Midwest Print Solutions
1055 High Street
Mundelein, IL 60060
P: 224-358-3085
E: [email protected]
Midwest Print Solutions was founded in 2016. We are a customer driven company. It is our goal to find our customers the right solution the first time. We proudly offer Spengler Electronics, a full line of electrostatic assist and anti-static systems. We also source hard to find items for the printing and converting industries at affordable prices. Give us a call today to see how we can assist you.

NexGen Enviro Systems Inc.
190 East Hoffman Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
P: 631-226-2930
F: 631-226-3125
E: [email protected]
NexGen Enviro Systems Inc. is a North American supplier of solvent recovery equipment from 2.6 gallon batch to continuous units capable of processing 100 gallons per hour.  In addition, NexGen offers cleaning systems that utilize aqueous, solvent or ultrasonic function or press parts, ink pans Anilox rolls or sleeves, gravure rolls, etc.  These systems come in multiple sizes to fit most organization needs, and can work stand alone or tied directly to our solvent recovery systems.  NexGen has over 8,000 installations throughout North America, and our recyclers are Class 1 explosion proof and UL2208 Certified.
Nireco America Corporation
11 Rebel Lane
Port Jervis, NY 12771
P: 845-856-4053
F: 845-858-2824
E: [email protected]
Nireco America can provide complete process control systems from unwind to rewind. Our gravure printing products include our ICM 1000 On line Color Monitoring System (“winner of a GAA technical achievement award”); BCON 2000MKII 100% web inspection system; and our MR5000EX automatic color register controls.

Norcross Corporation
255 Newtonville Ave.
Newton, MA 02461
P: 617-969-7020
F: 617-969-3260
E: [email protected]
Norcross, the first company to manufacture a process viscometer in the U.S., has for more than 60 years been providing viscosity measurement and control expertise, from the simplest measuring cups to single-loop controllers and powerful computer-controlled systems that provide complete process control.

North American Cerutti Group
Zerand Division
15800 W. Overland Dr.
New Berlin, WI 53151-2882
P: 262-827-3800
F: 262-827-3912
E: [email protected], [email protected]
Bernal Inc.
2960 Technology Dr.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
P: 1-800-BERNAL-1, 248-299-3600
F: 248-299-3601
E: [email protected]
The Cerutti Group is a leading manufacturer of printing and converting equipment for clients worldwide.
Major business lines include: gravure publication printing presses and variable cut-off folders; gravure presses for the printing and converting of food packaging; gravure presses for the decorative industry, such as woodgrains, wallpaper, gift wrap, floor covering, etc.; gravure presses for the carton printing industry; Zerand platen diecutting equipment; Flexotecnica central impression printing presses for film, paper, and carton board; and converting machinery for use in-line or separate from our printing equipment.
Novaflex, Inc.
120-9 Easy Street
Carol Stream, IL 60188
P: 630-681-9900
F: 630-681-8225
E: [email protected]
Flexo and Gravure presses for flexible packaging and folding carton industries.

Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc.
1241 Byers Road
Miamisburg, OH  45342 USA
P:  937-439-1582
F:  937-439-1592
E:  [email protected]
For over 30 years, Ohio Gravure Technologies' focus has been providing advanced, productive solutions to the gravure industry. For the packaging and decorative markets, we offer the semi-automated Spectrum engraver, high-speed Vision engrave heads, the exciting new Hybrid Engraving System for high-resolution engraving and conventional engraving in a single pass, and the Collage Layout System for creating jobs for both Ohio and Hell engravers. Additionally, our MicroStar MicroEngraving system and AccuPress MicroGravure Printing system offers high-precision gravure for printed electronics applications.
For the highest quality engraving and the most productive gravure systems, Ohio has advanced technology to suit your needs.

Prime UV Systems
416 Mission Street
Carol Stream, IL  60188
P:  630-681-2100
F:  630-681-0022
E:  [email protected] 
For more than 20 years, Prime UV has manufactured state-of-the-art UV Curing and IR Drying Systems for Gravure Printers, Converters, Packagers and Industrial Coaters Worldwide.  Prime UV
Curing & IR Drying systems are easily installed on both new gravure presses and as retrofits on existing gravure presses and gravure coaters.  Prime UV Curing Equipment instantly cures UV gravure Inks, Coatings and Adhesives.  Increase productivity and profits.  Eliminate VOC emissions in your plant.  Prime UV Curing Equipment is recommended by the EPA as BACT and meets Clean Air Requirements.

QuadTech, Inc.
N64 W23110 Main St.
Sussex, WI 53089
P: 414-566-7500
F: 414-566-9670
E: [email protected]
QuadTech is the leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. Our modular and flexible solutions achieve complete control over every phase of production on virtually any gravure press—regardless of substrate, ink, or printing technique. QuadTech enables you to inspect the entire substrate throughout the print run, detecting tiny defects and subtle color variations, then automatically making adjustments without reducing press speed. Our monitoring, auditing, and reporting tools help you eradicate waste, enhancing quality control and compliance. QuadTech is headquartered in Sussex, Wisconsin, USA, and maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations.

Retrotech, Inc.
PO Box 586
Fishers, New York 14453
P: 585-924-6333
F: 585-924-6334
E: [email protected]
Retrotech specializes in the design installation modernization and support of automated material handling systems.

RK PrintCoat Instruments Ltd.
Abington Road, Litlington, Royston
Hertfordshire, SG8 0QZ, United Kingdom
P: +44 (0) 1763 852187
F: +44 (0) 1763-852502
E: [email protected]
RK PrintCoat Instruments Ltd. specialises in the design, manufacture and marketing of equipment used to produce repeatable samples of most surface coatings.  The samples are then used for many quality control and research and development purposes including customer presentation samples, computer colour matching data, and to test for gloss, strength, weathering, etc.
The major industrial users of RK equipment include printing ink and paint manufacturers, printers, pigment, resin and dyestuff suppliers, textiles, adhesives, papers, films, foils, medical, security and pharmaceutical products.

Schober USA, Inc.
4690 Industry Dr.
Fairfield, OH 45014
P: 513-489-7393
F: 513-489-7485
E: [email protected]
Schober, a major supplier to the packaging and related industries since 1949, is a worldwide supplier of premier rotary tools, modules, and systems. Our technologies include punching, diecutting, creasing, sealing, embossing, cut-and-place, and micro-perforating. We are committed to designing, engineering, and manufacturing the most reliable and technologically advanced equipment to increase our customers’ productivity rates and product quality.

SRS Engineering Corp.
25843 Jefferson Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
P: 951-526-2239, (800) 497-5841
F: 951-526-2441
E: [email protected]
SRS Engineering manufactures press parts cleaning systems including printing press component washers and flexographic off-press washing systems specifically designed for the converting industries. SRS also offers a full line of industrial cleaning chemicals that work well in the gravure and flexo printing industries. In addition, SRS supplies in-house distillation units to recover spent solvents for reuse while minimizing waste disposal costs and replacement solvent cost; the systems can safely distill solvent waste containing nitrocellulose. SRS has designed a solvent supply and recovery unit for on-press flushing systems.

Steingraeber Industrial Viscosity & Electrostatic
17209 Chesterfield Airport Road
Chesterfield, MO  63005  USA
P: 636-329-0595
F: 636-754-0595
E: [email protected]
STEINGRAEBER specializes in ENULEC Electrostatic Assist systems & Opti-Color Viscosity controls. 
Electrostatic Assist ESA systems include ENULEC ESA1000 top load, ESA fluid coupling core charge and ESA side load all of capacitance free technology designed to perform with both water and solvent based inks. Static elimination solutions for your print stations and winders. ENULEC LDS Long Range static eliminator will effectively discharge the web at distances up to 1/2 meter.  ENULEC ESA is the chosen ESA for major Gravure Press OEMs from Europe.  ESA trials are available.
Opti-Color Viscosity Controls Including OBD Rotational Sensors, ViscoStar Falling Ball, MTD INLINE magnetic clutch.  Sumps, Opti-Color stirrers, viscosity cups and complete line of POWERWISE PUMPS and accessories are available.
Explain your situation and we will provide the solution.

Stony Brook Scientific, Ltd.
1055 W. Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19403
P: 610-635-1740, 888-889-7764
F: 610-635-1780
E: [email protected]
New portable and disposable viscometers that include disposable sample tubes and a multi-sample preheating block are now available. The units greatly reduce testing time because sample tube cleaning is not required. Also available are the high pressure and temperature viscometers (up to 50,000 psi and 350° C), the caulking viscometer, and the falling needle viscometer.

TAKK Industries
8665 E. Miami River Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45247
P: 513-353-4306
F: 513-353-4315
E: [email protected]
For over 60 years, the company has been a reliable technical resource, manufacturer, and supplier of static-elimination tools to industry. Solutions include AC and DC static-elimination bars, electrostatic generators and bars, ionizing blowers, static meters, and passive eliminators such as antistatic tinsel and brushes.
3001 Stafford Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208
P: 704-394-0314
F: 704-392-1621
E: [email protected]

Uflex Limited
Engineering Division
A-2, Sector-60
Noida, UP (India)
P: +91 0120 4002371
F: +91 0120 4002380
E: [email protected]
The Engineering Division of Uflex Limited is in the field of producing Form Fill & Seal, Pick Fill & Seal, Wrapping (Flow Wrap/Over Wrap) and Special Purpose machines for packers and Rotogravure Printing Machines (Seven Different Models), Lamination (Solventless & Solventbase), Slitting, Doctoring, Rewinding, Flat Bottom Gusset Three Side Pouch Making machine, Holography and other Allied Machines of interest to converters around the globe.
Uflex Limited is having a turnover of more than One Billion US Dollars, and is a multi-product company exclusively in the field of flexible solutions.

Uteco North America
3400 Town Point Drive
Suite 160
Kennesaw, GA  30144
P: 770-427-4100
E: [email protected]
UTECO is a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging equipment. Established in 1985, we have grown to become the largest manufacturer of Gravure & flexographic presses. Innovation has always been a key-point at Uteco, not only in the design and creation of leading edge equipment, but also with the ability to tailor machines to the specific needs.  Offering equipment for Flexible Packaging and Pre-printed Liner board for Solvent, Water, UV & EB inks and coatings.
• Gravure press
• Flexographic press Central Impression & in-line
• Coating & Lamination


Vacuumatic Maschinen GmbH
Emmericher Straße 31
46485 Wesel, Germany
P: +49 (281) 3399 518
F: +49 (281) 3399 520
E: [email protected]
For more than 60 years internationally known as reliable partner, the industry has been enjoying and benefiting from Vacuumatic´s quality products for paper counting, batching and marking.
Eliminating dangerous hand flagging Vacuumatic  web marking systems RTIS 2 and RTIS Lite attach precisely self-adhesive labels without any physical contact even at top speed onto the edge of a running web whenever required, triggered manually via control box or automatically by an external device such as camera/monitoring systems. 
The RTIS 2 benefits from an integrated mini thermal printer which prints a 3 digits “reason of fault” code on the labels, for identifying marked areas. These might be printing faults, dirt, partial damages or splice or any other detected defect.
The RTIS Reel Tabbing Systems from Vacuumatic are characterized by a very compact and industrial design and can be fitted horizontally, vertically, headlong or in oblique position to the web and be integrated in most kind of machinery.
Combined with leading inspection systems, RTIS web marking systems have an excellent reputation in the Coating & Laminating industry, foil production, Web printing, Flexographic printing and many other Reel-to-Reel manufacturing processes.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation
23 New England Way
Lincoln, RI 02865
P: 800-854-8702
F: 401-333-2770
E: [email protected]
W&H is a leading international supplier of printing, extrusion, and converting machinery to the flexible packaging industry. The product spectrum encompasses blown and cast film lines, flexographic and gravure printing presses, as well as finishing machines, multiwall equipment, plastic sack, bag and carrier bag making machines, as well as form-fill-seal (FFS) packaging systems and machinery for the conversion of woven film.
For the gravure sector, the company offers the HELIOSTAR® gravure press series with up to 12 print stations. The series was developed for high-efficiency drying, fast and reliable job changeover, and high-quality printing.