Every press we deliver is designed and built in Offenbach, Germany.

Our facility is a world-class integrated manufacturing complex comprising the group’s global headquarters, extensive production and assembly halls, state-of-the-art foundry, training, research and development facilities and print technology centre. The facility extends to around 114,000m2 (1.2 million ft2) located over more than 30 hectares (72 acres).   

Research and Development

Since its foundation, Manroland Sheetfed has adhered to the philosophy that R & D is the key to creating the next generation of advanced print technologies. With this in mind, the company has continually focused its efforts on research and technological development making the strengthening of basic research and fundamental technologies an important management issue, and has proceeded to create new technologies and technological areas. Manroland also clearly distinguishes between its research activities and development activities, placing priority on highly innovative basic and exploratory research.

Research and Development within the group is aimed at improving the environmental performance of our products. We are also investing in renewable and low-carbon technologies, helping to develop innovative products while providing the understanding on how to reduce the time and cost involved to make them.

Stefan FingerHead of R&D, Manroland Sheetfed

Print Technology Center be in the know and stay ahead of your game

The Print Technology Center (PTC) in Offenbach provides ideal conditions to become acquainted with the best-in-class technology in sheetfed offset printing and to put our systems to the test. From development to marketability, the Print Technology Center offers a comprehensive spectrum of interdisciplinary services: mechanics, electronics, process engineering, and extensive know-how in prepress and printing.

Manroland USA's Print Technology Center (PTC) located in Westmont, Illinois, houses the very ROLAND 700 Evolution press with all of the make ready features and LED UV technologies. The latest ROLAND 900 Evolution will be installed in the US PTC the first quarter of 2021.

For the past 100 years, offset printing has seen constant advances; the PTC provides an excellent combination of know-how and skills to continue this history of innovation. Collaborate with us to develop new solutions or test press room products under lab conditions. We offer everything you need to get an edge on the competition: research and development, optimization to marketability, implementation and testing on pilot systems and operator training.

We look forward to welcoming you to our facilities - virtual tour available soon.

In the PTC printing demonstrations are customized to meet your needs and requirements. Together with our technology team, you can test out the technology that you need helping you to make investment decisions on a solid, long-term, and sustainable basis. Whether your goal is to increase the productivity of your operations or to enhance the quality of your printed products: the sky's the limit thanks to value added printing.

The PTC is also a test and demonstration center for services offered by printservices®, printcom® and printnetwork®. Be in the know. Stay ahead of your game.