A printing company is a company or a manufacturing facility for printed matter. They are differentiated according to products (e.g. newspaper , commercial , label, continuous or calendar printing , packaging printing, decor printing) or according to the technology used (e.g. gravure printing , web offset, sheet-fed offset , pad printing , screen or Digital printing ). The boundaries are unclear because print shops often produce several types of products and use different printing techniques.
Large print shop
As a large printing house at the beginning of the 20th century the designated example, United Buchdruckerei Richard Petersen . In the mid-1950s, Walter Dorn Verlag recommended itself in an annotated Hanover picture city map by Bollmann- Bildkarten -Verlag with its affiliated large print shop with around 250 fonts and, among other things, “6 Linotype double-magazine setting machines, 1 complete stereotype and 10 printing machines for single and multi-color printing . "
Modern large-scale printing companies can now show sales in the billions and several thousand employees. Examples are Giesecke + Devrient , Bertelsmann Printing Group , Cewe , Cimpress , De La Rue , RR Donnelley , Quad / Graphics and Leo Paper Group .
- Printer (profession)
- Federal Printing Office
- School printing
- Stuff printing
- Parnassic printing house
- Court printing
- State printing
- Ducal printing house
- Compare, for example, the company's letterhead from 1917
- Horst Reichert, Karl Ludwig Graeger (arrangement): Richard Petersen GmbH Grossdruckerei Hannover-Linden , in Hanover (= picture city map by Hermann Bollmann , No. 13), with forewords by Christian Kuhlemann ( IHK Hannover ), Wilhelm Weber and Karl Wiechert ( State capital Hanover) and Gustav Böhme ( Chamber of Crafts Hanover ), 1st edition 1–30 thousand, Braunschweig: Bollmann-Bildkarten-Verlag, 1955, p. 17