Italian company active in the printing sector, internally managing the whole production cycle (pre-press, press, and bindery), looks for publishing houses and companies interested in manufacturing agreements. It is also open to subcontracting and outsourcing, its expertise focusing on the production of tourist guides,children's books, commercial catalogues, photographic albums, books, handbooks, magazines,carried out with the most innovative technological machines available in the market.
The family-owned, small-sized company was founded in 1965 in Northern Italy (Piedmont region), since then specializing in printing activity. Along the years, the company has been keeping up with the market evolution and able to manage the big changes occurred in consumers' habits and the printing world, preserving its commitment to investing in the latest technologies available and strengthening its skills in specific domains. This strategy has been combined with an internationalisation process that has led the company working even beyond the Atlantic Ocean, reaching well-established foreign partners. Thanks to its latest generation printing machines, the company is currently specialized in the following production, which is 100% internally made: tourist guides, children's books, commercial catalogues, photographic albums, books, handbooks, magazines. The full production cycle (pre-press, press and bindery) is all in-house made, allowing for greater flexibility and efficiency. The pre-press service is completely computerized and managed by the Heidelberg sophisticated programme; the pre-checking is done through the electronic draft, but the traditional method (digital cromalin and draft copies) is also available. The printing activity is carried out thanks to three offset machines of latest generation (see advantages and innovations sections for details), allowing for an average output of 18,000 copies per hour (details in the advantages and innovations), a minimization of the start-up times as well as immediate chromatic corrections, whatever the production phase. The bindery activity is made by employing two gathering and sewing lines, with 8 and 20 stations respectively, able to serve in continuity a binding machine that can produce up to 20,000 volumes a day. The Italian company is looking for foreign publishing houses and editing companies interested in manufacturing agreements; it is also open to subcontracting and outsourcing with printing companies. Target countries are firstly European ones, with particular focus on France and Switzerland, but the company is interested in getting in touch also with extra EU partners looking for very high quality suppliers.
Innovations and advantages
The company prints and binds different type of products, thanks to the technological equipment owned, made of 1 Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 6 colors 70x100 paper format, 1 Komori Lithrone S40P Perfector, 8 colors, 70x100 paper format, 1 Heidelberg XL 106, 4 colors, 75x106 paper format. The equipment also includes 2 stapling lines with 4 and 6 stations (also Muller Martini) used in the production of brochures, catalogues and magazines, and four Heidelberg Stahlfolders. Finally, the in-house laminating process is carried out thanks to a Heidelberg Autobond 105 TPHS station. Moreover, its bindery equipment offers any bindery style, such as paperback, hardback, wire-o, flexibound, and saddle stitches.
Market application codes
07005004 Education and educational products and materials
09004005 Books, cards and other publishing
09004007 Printing and binding
Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of, Malta, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
Type of partner sought
The company looks for new partnership with publishing houses, and editing companies for manufacturing agreements. it is also interested in getting in touch with printing companies willing to transfer part of their work externally (outsourcing agreements) and/or companies willing to subcontract tasks related to printing (subcontracting agreements). Thanks to the high production capacity, the company can provide for large amounts of copies with a short time delivery, no matter the size of the client.