Printing & Graphic


The product portfolio of Melchers Techexport GmbH for the printing and graphic industry covers all kinds of materials required by printers, e.g.

  • Printing blankets (in order to transfer the image to the paper in the offset printing process)
  • Aluminium and steel bars, used for barring the printing blankets in order to fix the blankets onto the cylinder of the printing machine.
  • Printing inks, special inks
  • Calibrated underpacking papers, used in waterless offset printing to ensure an even contact pressure of the printing cylinder on the printing surface
  • Press room chemicals
  • Graphic rollers used for heatset, coldset, sheet-fed, flexo and rotogravure printing
  • PS plates (printing plates used in offset lithography, pre-treated with a light-sensitive coating)
  • Printing plates for the CtP (computer-to-plate) printing technology
  • Repulpable double-sided tapes for high-speed flying splices on coldest web offset presses


Serving the web-offset printing industry, Melchers Techexport GmbH offers not only brand-new but also well-maintained and refurbished second-hand machinery for printers looking for high printing quality with increased efficiency and environmental protection. This portfolio includes service, installation, spare parts and trouble shooting support.

Phoenix Xtra Print

Phoenix Xtra Print has belonged to Contitech Elastomer Coatings since 2005. It produces high-quality printing blankets for a wide variety of print applications, such as sheet-fed offset, packaging and metal printing, UV printing (also high-speed), water-based varnishes, UV varnishes, newspaper print, heatset print, labels, etc. Production is based in Germany.

PRO blanket bars GmbH

PRO blanket bars GmbH is based in Germany and the United States and is the leading global provider of aluminium and steel blanket bars. Its range also includes adhesive technology and accessories.


Jänecke+Schneemann is a family-owned manufacturer of printing inks, located in Germany and founded in 1843. It produces inks for conventional offset, water- and solvent-based flexo and gravure printing. Its product range also includes low-migration inks for food and non-food packaging, for shrink sleeves and for numerous other printing applications.


marks-3Zet is the inventor and worldwide market leader for calibrated underpacking sheets, and the supplier of self-adhesive underpacking foils (using a colour coding system). marks-3Zet also offers a wide range of products and extensive services.