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Within SAUERESSIG Group the Matthews International Corporation is bringing together the business units packaging, surfaces, engineering, rollers and elastomers under a common umbrella brand. As leading international supplier along the pre-press stage as well as of rotogravure and embossing tools, flexographic printing and special machine construction, SAUERESSIG Group offers a comprehensive expertise.

The modular product and service portfolio bundles diverse competencies from the fields of design, color management, reproduction, roller and steel core production, cutting and creasing tools as well as special machinery according to customer-specific requirements. Brand manufacturers, printers and converters benefit from solution-oriented innovations, decades of experience and maximum flexibility.

The brands Olbrich und Polytype Converting® expand the portfolio of Matthews International Corporation in the field of engineering with comprehensive, well-founded know-how and future-oriented energy and converting solutions.

Within our international production sites SAUERESSIG Group has a strong global network. Worldwide presence enables an optimal development, implementation and support of international projects at any time.


SAUERESSIG Packaging offers support along the entire pre-press process – from the initial idea to the finished product. With expert advice, innovative technologies and tailor-made solutions, our experts meet the packaging industry’s ever growing demands and ensure compelling presentation of your products. FROST Converting Systems Inc. extends the portfolio of Matthews International Corporation as a specialist for cutting and creasing tools.


As leading international supplier along the pre-press stage as well as rotogravure and embossing cylinders, SAUERESSIG Surfaces offers a strong technical expertise in the field of tissue and hygiene products, nonwovens, glass and metal as well as wood, flooring and plastics processing industry. We also offer extensive expertise in surface design. These are primarily used in field of decor as well as in the automotive-, leather- or wallpaper industry.

SAUERESSIG Engineering

Engineering is a complex field of application that requires carefulness, creativity and inventiveness. As a reliable and innovative full-service provider of calender and processing systems in standard and custom designs, SAUERESSIG Engineering supply a wide range of industries. Our portfolio includes both complete production lines and individual units for embossing, finishing, smoothing, coating, perforating and calibrating web materials. With many years of experience and specialization, we are the right partner for efficient and innovative complete solutions.


At our Vreden site we have been developing and producing rollers for a wide range of applications since 1969. With various manufacturing processes SAUERESSIG Rollers ensures the perfect result. Depending on customer-specific requirements, our rollers are heat-treated, turned, grinded, polished, textured or coated. In addition, we are a certified and approved manufacturer of temperature-controlled heating and cooling rollers.


Our innovative flexo printing plates set new standards in quality and durability. SAUERESSIG Elastomers stands for the highest level of expertise in the field of flexo printing and is constantly developing individual customer solutions. In addition to unlimited solutions for laser engraved rollers, we offer artwork and reproduction in the areas of flexible packaging, hygiene, pharmaceuticals, security, tissue, wrapping paper and printed electronics.

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