More than 50 innovations from Heidelberg at drupa

The drupa motto “Created with Passion – Made for Success” reflects Heidelberg’s approach to the world’s largest industry event. “Customer benefits and performance potential” are the central messages in Heidelberg’s trade show concept.

The solutions to be presented by Heidelberg at drupa 2004 are divided into five customer-specific sectors – Industrial Print, Commercial Print, Packaging, Variable Data Print and Commercial Web – with additional application centers.

The Heidelberg workflow solutions will be presented in a separate Prinect Center and in the Heidelberg Forum according to the application. The Heidelberg Forum will feature presentations by the Print Media Academy (PMA), the Environmental Center, and others.

“Heidelberg has focused its trade show presence on customer benefits. As a solution provider, we have put the emphasis on applications which safeguard and enhance the competitiveness of our customers. All in all, the presentation has been tailored in particular to the needs of smaller and midrange printshops”, explains Dr. Klaus Spiegel, member of Heidelberg’s Management Board.

The central and integrating element of Heidelberg’s trade show presence is the presentation of the “Prinect” networking workflow package. Using a whole raft of innovations and further developments, the company will demonstrate the benefits of networking within a printshop and the advantages to customers offered by JDF-compatible standard interfaces.

“At drupa 2004, Heidelberg will be presenting intelligent workflow solutions. All the presentations will focus on the possibilities for improving the transparency of workflows and costs and for enhancing process reliability in printshops. The key to achieving this is networking with the Job Definition Format (JDF), which has become the new industry standard thanks to the commitment of CIP4”, continues Spiegel.

Another key element in Heidelberg’s presence at drupa is the presentation of new solutions for offset printing. For example, drupa 2004 will see the unveiling of the productivity and quality innovations of the new Speedmaster SM/CD 102 generation with high-stability feeder and delivery and new design.

“At drupa 2004, Heidelberg will be introducing more than 50 innovations in a wide range of products and product sectors. This emphasizes Heidelberg’s position as the leading innovator in the print media industry”, concludes Spiegel.

At drupa 2004, Heidelberg is presenting more than 50 innovations in a wide range of products and product sectors

Prinect Workflow

Prinect in the management sector:
Prinect Prinance 4.4.2
Prinect Data Control 6.0 (JDF)

Prinect in the preprint sector:
Prinect Printready System 2.0
Prinect MetaDimension 5.0
Prinect Signa Station 1.0
Prinect Profile Toolbox
Prinect Calibration Toolbox

Prinect in the press sector:
Prinect Image Control 3.0
Prinect Auto Register
Digital Print Control Elements (Dipco) 2.0
Prinect CP2000 Center
Prinect Online Kit for Printmaster PM 52 and PM 74
Prinect Web Center as a JDF-compatible package for the M-600 and Sunday presses

Topsetter 74 with Multi Cassette Loader

Sheetfed Offset

Printmaster PM 52 now networkable via the Prinect Classic Center
Printmaster PM 74 with new feeder and networkable via the Prinect Classic Center
Speedmaster SM-52-8-P-H as eight-color press with extended range of functions and new sheet transfer system
Quickmaster DI 46-4 Pro with new imaging technology
Speedmaster SM 74 with new feeder, optimized sheet travel concept and high-pile delivery
Speedmaster CD 74 with coating unit, short delivery and up to eight printing units
Speedmaster SM 102 with new design and new feeder
Speedmaster CD 102 with new design, new feeder and delivery and new coating applications

Web Offset

M-600 D with Multidrive system, JDF-compatible control systems
Sunday 3000/32 with gapless blanket technology, single circumferential format and new PCF-3 combination folding unit

Digital Printing

NexPress 2100 with fifth inking and coating unit in three solutions
Digimaster family with new software solution


Easyfold (newly developed folder)
Stitchmaster ST 350 (improved saddlestitcher)
Pacesetter 1100 (improved high-performance saddlestitcher)
Stahlfolder TH (improved buckle plate folder in widths of 56, 66 and 82 cm [22.05, 25.98 and 32.28 in])
Stahlfolder KH (improved combination folders in widths of 56, 66 and 78 cm [22.05, 25.98 and 30.71 in])
Diana Pro 114 with new touchscreen control panel
Dymatrix 106 CSB (newly developed die cutter)
Eurobind series (new perfect binders with cycle rates of 200, 300, 500, 1200, 2000 per hour)
Eurotrim (new 3-side cutter)


System Service (innovations in training, consumables, spare parts, Remote Service, Print Color Management, etc.)
Print Media Academy (innovations in overall training portfolio)
Prinect Systemhaus (innovations in consulting, process analysis, JDF networking, etc.)
Environmental Information Center (Remote Service for peripherals, optimized environmental protection measures)
Print Media Decider (promising new applications and finishing effects)

UV Technology Center

UV printing (new high-quality print jobs)

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