About us

Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint - system supplier for the metal packaging industry. Complete systems for printing, coating and drying of metal sheets as well as printing and drying systems for 2-piece cans. Digital printing systems for flat sheets. Product range 3-piece decorating: high speed printing and coating lines available with inline coating, thermal or UV drying, sheet handling like feeders, stackers, sheet management as well as control systems and energy-efficient air purification. Ovens for the drum industry, ovens for drum ends and belt ovens for twist-off caps. Product range 2-piece decorating: 10-colour print section and drying ovens for 2-piece beverage cans Product range Digital Printing: Digital printing systems especially developed for the metal packaging industry, printing on flat sheetss.

Products and services

MetalStar 3 high performance multicolour printing presses for metal sheets made of tinplate, aluminium or steel with speeds up to 10.000 sheets/hour, offered up to ten colours, either wet on wet or in combination with UV curing equipment.

Mailänder 280 printing presses
MetalCoat 470/480 Coating machines
HighEcon Thermal drying ovens with integrated fume incinerators
Drum drying technology
CS MetalCan, the first 10-colour print section for beverage cans with keyless inking units
Drying Ovens for the 2-piece industry
MetalDecojet, the first digital printing machine developed specifically for use in metal decorating
Second hand machines, overhauled on request
Service and maintenance Upgrades

MetalStar 3

The name MetalStar stands like no other for high performance and high-quality printing.The press has been designed for fast production speeds and shortest possible makeready times. That guarantees maximum efficiency. With the MetalStar 3, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint is presenting the next generation of its globally successful high-speed multicolour metal decorating press.The MetalStar 3 is characterised by ultimate automation, unbeatable productivity and engineering made in Germany

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Mailänder 280

With Mailänder 280 the best of two successful concepts has been united in a single press: The high-tech automation of the MetalStar in combination with the universal applicability of the proven Mailänder series.That guarantees ultimate performance and outstanding print quality with all types and thicknesses of metal sheet. Mailänder 280 is designed on a modular basis, allowing you to extend your line and install additional equipment with a bare minimum of disruption at a later stage.

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Get ready for the future!
MetalDecoJET - The first industrial inkjetsystem specifically developed for the metal decorating industry
• State-of-the-art inkjet technology
• Low ink profile – high gloss
• Fastest ever job changeovers
• Printing without plates and ink changes
• Short-run printing without minimum quantities

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Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH
Wernerstr. 119 – 129
70435 Stuttgart

Phone: +49 711 69971-0
Fax: +49 711 69971-670
Internet: metalprint.koenig-bauer.com
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Contact person

Peer Vetter
Regional Sales Director
Phone: +49 172 7347371
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Anton Ohlert
1 Schipkovskij Pereulok, 20 8. Etage
115093 Moskau

Phone: +7 495 9612061
Fax: +7 495 9612071
Internet: www.ru.ohlert.com
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News & Innovations

MetalDecoJET - The world’s first industrial inkjet system developed specifically for use in the metal packaging industry
MetalDecoJET is the first industrial inkjet system developed specifically for the metal packaging industry with a unique water-based ink system. Feeding and guiding system and stacker have been specially designed for processing metal sheets and guarantee maximum precision. The combination of integrated sheet pretreatment and water-based inks guarantees perfect printing results on a wide variety of materials and coatings, while still allowing unrestricted further processing such as deep drawing. The ink application is absolutely flat and high-gloss. The water-based inks do not contain any toxic additives, are virtually neutral to the grain and are approved in accordance with the Nestle Guidance Note.

Printing without plates and ink changes
Fastest job changes and drastic waste reduction
Proofing and production on the same press
Production start immediately after receipt of print data
Short delivery times and significantly reduced storage
Process-stability for repeat orders

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