New playing card coatings from WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH

The WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH based in German Franconia introduces two new coatings for the production of playing cards to the market these days:


Water-based playing card coating for the double-sided varnishing of playing card cardboards


UV-curing playing card lacquer for the double-sided varnishing of PVC

Both coatings stand out due to good and homogeneous sliding properties, thus meeting the highest playability and fanning demands placed on the cards. In addition they provide an excellent protection against dirtying and mechanical stress.

Thanks to our selection of special raw materials, both coatings conform to then EN 71-3 norm, and are therefore suitable to be applied over children’s playing cards. Resistance against saliva and hand perspiration is also given.

Thanks to a special formulation both coatings are very block safe during production. There is a special future in the SENOLITH® UV PLAYING CARD SATIN MATT LACQUER FOR PVC 360355. Because of its satin mat ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH adquire a fábrica de vernizes Heliocolor

A WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH sediada em Gerhardshofen, Franconia assume o controle imediato da bem sucedida empresa de vernizes Heliocolor. A sede de 5.000 metros quadrados está localizada 25 km ao sul de São Paulo, em São Bernardo do Campo, e conta com uma ótima malha de transporte. A empresa se estabeleceu como fornecedor para a indústria gráfica, assim como para o mercado de vernizes de pisos por mais de 20 anos e atualmente produz revestimentos com quase 30 funcionários. Hoje em dia, as vendas anuais são de aprox. 2.000 toneladas, das quais 80 % são vernizes à base de água e os 20 % restantes são UV, emulsões de silicone e vernizes à base de epóxi. Atualmente a capacidade máxima de produção é de aprox. 6.000 toneladas por ano. A Heliocolor pertence aos mais reconhecidos e importantes fornecedores de vernizes para a indústria gráfica no Brasil, tendo como foco principal as embalagens para alimentos, bem como vernizes de alta qualidade em geral. Günter Korbacher, Diretor Geral da WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH sobre a aquisição: "Devido aos nossos bons negócios e desempenho de vendas na América do Sul estávamos procurando por uma fábrica adequada por um ...

WEILBURGER Graphics buys Brazilian coating producer Heliocolor

The WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia takes over the well-established Brazilian coating producer Heliocolor with immediate effect. The 5.000 square meters head office is located 25 km south of São Paulo in São Bernardo do Campo and has a great transport connection. The company has been established in the graphics industry as well as in floorcoating for more than twenty years and produces currently coatings with almost 30 employees. At present, the annual sales are approx. 2.000 tons, from that are 80 % water-based varnishes and the remaining 20 % are UV-, silicone-emulsion and epoxy-based lacquers. Maximum production capacity is currently approx. 6.000 tons per year. Heliocolor belongs to the most recognized and important suppliers for coatings for the graphics industry in Brazil with a main focus on food packaging as well as high-quality coatings for the printing industry. Günter Korbacher, Managing Director of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH about the takeover: “Due to our good business contacts and sales figures in South America we had been looking for a suitable production facility for a long time. The company Heliocolor was our clear favorite for a ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH at the All in Print China 2014

Joint trade fair with Leading Technologies Co., Ltd.

Also this year WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH was represented by their long-standing sales partner Leading Technologies Co., Ltd. at the All in Print China in Shanghai for the fifth time.

Both companies presented recent products and solutions from the wide product range of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH at altogether eighteen square meters.

The All in Print in Shanghai, according to the motto “Inspiring Vision of New Printing Era” invited visitors from around the world and broke again all records this year. 680 Chinese and international companies presented their products, developments and services to a wide public at a total of 82,000 sqm. More than 24 thousand (nearly 21,000 local and over 3,000 foreign visitors) people visited the fair on the first day alone. During the four day exhibition more than 60 thousand visitors can be counted, therefore an increase of over 11 % could be measured compared to the preceding fair in 2011.

William Huang, Managing Director of Leading Technologies Co., Ltd. to the joint trade fair: “Since our company foundation in 1999, we already have the high-quality pr ...

interpack 2014 – a great success for WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH

For the first time, WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH was represented as an exhibitor at the joint stand of PrintCity at the interpack from 8th to 14th May 2014, hall 11, booth B04. The participation was a great success for our company.

As the world’s leading trade fair, interpack is the most important inspiration for the packaging industry and all related process technologies. No matter if processes and machines for packaging or processing, whether packaging material and production or services for the packaging industry – at interpack, 2,700 exhibitors from more than 60 countries represented in 19 halls their latest ideas, innovative concepts and technological visions. All in all, 175,000 people visited the fair at Düsseldorf to get information about new trends, products and solutions regarding packaging.

Beside our comprehensive range of varnishes, inks and adhesives, our company presented new products which have already been established on the market such as our SENOFLEX® ink series for highest brilliance and performance in flexo printing or our newly formulated, water-based and stampable SENOSOFT® WB Matt Coating with haptic ...

PrintCity Alliance announces details of the 2nd Packaging Inspiration Forum

The programme for the 2nd Packaging Inspiration Forum (PIF2) for brand owners, designers, printers and finishers has now been finalised.

Renowned speakers will be giving Keynote Presentations illustrating the current challenges facing the industry. These and other highly topical subjects will be further expanded on and discussed in interactive Break-Out Sessions.

Generous Networking Breaks and a joint dinner will offer both the time and the opportunity to make new contacts and expand existing ones.

The visitors will be discussing key topics relating to every aspect of Value Added Packaging:
  • How do design & shape and new concepts make packagings successful at the POS? What role do materials and finishing play in this context? And how can what be realised efficiently by which methods?
  • What contribution can printed electronics make? What is already possible today? And what in the near future?
  • How can finishing be intelligently combined with customer communication, and also with brand protection? What synergistic effects for brand owners result in the process?
  • What is digital packaging printing already capable of today? And what in the near future?
  • What role do structured process ...

Highly successful first WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH Partner Meeting

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited for the first time its worldwide partners to Gerhardshofen.

For the first time in the company’s long history, WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH hosted from 11. to 12. November a common Networking Meeting with its world-wide partners at the Gerhardshofen premises. The invitation was accepted by more than 55 participants, who represented more than 30 nations including: Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, The Netherlands, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.

The basis of this meeting was to advise an even closer cooperation with all partners, to present in detail the extensive portfolio with more than 3.000 products and to highlight the trends and opportunities of the current market in order to effectively maximize the success of all partners.

After the event’s official greeting and opening by Günter Korbacher, Managing Director of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, the following topics were dealt with: ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH - Franconian Lacquer Specialties 2013

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited for the ninth time to their annual event.

It is already the ninth time that WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited selected guests to their annual event. The theme of this year’s event was “Innovative technologies – experts report”.

Topics and speakers in this year were:

Observations and solutions on the issue of energy and efficiency in the graphics industry
Stefan Sattig, Heinrich Baumann Grafisches Centrum GmbH & Co. KG

Low Energy UV – innovative UV technologies with highly reactive inks and varnishes
Dr. Michael Seydel, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH

Digital Printing - Blessing or Trap for Print Finishing
Michael Kirmeier, InfoStar

Maximum productivity in the digital printing - Océ InfiniStream technology ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH - Mens sana in sociis sano – a healthy spirit in a healthy company

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH participates successfully in the B2Run race

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH took part in this year’s B2Run race in Nuremberg held on the 25. July 2013. WEILBURGER Graphics registered three teams with a combined total of 18 associates. This year 16.500 runners from 580 companies took part in this running event: A new record for the organizer.

The best individual result for WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH was Marta Czerniecka with an astonishing 9th place in the general women category.

In the team classification our female associates were rewarded with the 156th place while our male associates achieved an outstanding 134th place. In the mixed category our team achieved a solid 57th place.

Günter Korbacher, Managing director of WEILBURGER Graphics, who reached a remarkable 37th place in the “Chiefs” category said: „For many years fitness and health have been very important at WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH and they are actively supported. Our associates interested in running meet regularly do train together and participate in different running events. Team spirit is our recipe for success – both while running as well as in our dail ...

Fit for export – WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH receives AEO-F Certificate

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH is now an Authorized Economic Operator

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH receives from the 30th August 2013 on the Authorized Economic Operator status with an AEO-F certificate (customs simplifications/ security and safety) and with it the highest level in the framework of the AEO certification.

The increasing globalization and the changing international security situation prompted the World Customs Organisation (WCO) to establish a “Safe Framework of Standards” (SAFE) as worldwide conditions for an effective risk management in the customs administration.

The security policy aspects of SAFE were implemented at European level by security amendments to the EU Customs Code and in the Customs Code Implementing Provisions. The introduction of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) represents a considerable element of the EU Security Strategy.

A company with AEO obtains a special status: It is deemed to be particularly reliable and trustful and can therefore make use of special privileges within the framework of customs clearance. ...