Karl Thiemig

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Karl Thiemig, graphic arts institutions and Buchdruckerei AG was a great book and art printing plant in Munich . The affiliated publishing house published specialist journals and books. In 1986 it became insolvent.

The printing company was founded in 1950 by Karl Thiemig (1892–1965), who was a partner in the Munich-based Bruckmann Verlag from 1928 to 1950 . The commercial printer of Thiemig was one of the then leading in Munich farms. The publishing house set its focus on science and technology, especially on nuclear physics and technology (magazine: Atomkernenergie ), tourism ( Grieben travel guide ) and a series of paperback books.

In the art sector, the magazine Die Kunst und das Schöne Heim was published and in 1973 the Piperdrucke Verlags-Gesellschaft was acquired, which had been publishing high-quality Piper prints as art print reproductions since 1923. Karl Thiemig AG, which was now managed by Günter Thiemig, declared its insolvency in February 1986 and filed for bankruptcy. The printing company was discontinued, the publishing objects were largely continued by other publishers. The paperback series was transferred to Langen Müller Verlag .


Individual evidence

  1. Börsenblatt für den deutschen Buchhandel, 1987, p. 52