DC Germany GM steps up to head DC Group

DC Druck Chemie, the German print chemicals producer, has announced the appointment of Mr Simon Wolf as its new Group Managing Director.

Mr Wolf (41) joined the print chemicals producer in 2009 and has been General Manager of Druck Chemie Germany since 2022. He succeeds Mr. Mirko Kern, who has concurrently been appointed CEO of the associate group Manroland Sheetfed, the German press builder. Mr Kern also assumes leadership of Langley Holdings’ Print Technologies Division, which incorporates the Manroland Sheetfed Group, DC Druck Chemie Group and Blue Print Chemicals.

Concurrently, Mr. Sebastian Seum (38), Head of Finance at DC Druck Chemie, becomes Head of Finance for the Langley Holdings Print Technologies Division. Mr. Seum joined Druck Chemie in 2010 and was General Manager until 2022.


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Mr Simon Wolf – Managing Director, Druck Chemie Group
Sebastian Seum – Head of Finance, Langley Holdings’ Print Technologies Division.

About Manroland Sheetfed

Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a leading German producer of sheetfed offset litho printing presses. Founded in 1871, the company is one of the oldest producers of printing presses in the world. Today the company has its own subsidiaries in over 40 countries and is a global watchword for supreme quality and reliability. Manroland Sheetfed GmbH was acquired by Langley Holdings plc in 2012.


About DC Druck Chemie

The DC Druck Chemie Group which includes Blue Print Products, is a producer of speciality chemicals, consumables and support services for the printing and graphic arts industries. Druck Chemie was founded in 1971 in Ammerbuch, near Stuttgart, where it is still headquartered.  Today Druck Chemie has subsidiaries in 10 European locations as well as Brazil and Mexico, In November 2014, Druck Chemie was acquired by Langley Holdings plc and together with Blue Print Chemicals, is part of the group’s Print Technologies Division.


About Langley Holdings

Langley Holdings plc is a privately owned UK-based engineering and industrial manufacturing group, principally producing capital equipment for diverse markets worldwide. Langley businesses are either outright market leaders, or occupy strong niche positions in their respective fields, providing advanced technologies in a solutions-based approach. The group operates in three principal areas: Power Solutions, Print Technologies and Other Industrials. The group’s operations are based in Germany, Italy, France the UK and Norway, with 18 production facilities in Europe, Scandinavia, the UK and the USA. The group has more than 90 sales and service subsidiaries worldwide and employs over 5,000 people. Langley Holdings was established in 1975 by the current Chairman & CEO, Anthony Langley and remains entirely in family ownership.


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