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CITO produces for the world market in Bavaria, Germany. We are recognized as the technology leader in print finishing and build our future on in-house R & D. Well-trained and committed employees secure our position as the world market leader. We are convinced that only responsible and sustainable companies are successful in the long term. Thus, environmental responsibility and social commitment are the pillars of our corporate values.

The CITO GROUP complements the German parent company of a European group of companies with branches in Great Britain, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic. As an international team we are successful and grow together. Flexibility and diversity are our strengths.

The global brand CITO is well-known among packaging manufacturers on all five continents. Our worldwide customers and partners are successful and rely on our know-how and our service. Our products stand for quality "Made by CITO".

CITO – partner for success



GT Trendhouse 42 represents an individualized and extraordinary approach. Our guiding principle »brands, print & rock'n'roll« was coined by the founder of our company, Günter Thomas. It inspires us every day.

»I wasn't born to just put colour on paper. That wouldn't have been enough for me. In this industry, you have to be a bit different and think outside the box. That's what I try to do.«

Günter Thomas it the heart and soul of GT Trendhouse 42. He acts as the company's innovative driver and sets the pace for new ideas. He is passionate about football, music and rock 'n' roll and deeply rooted in the Ruhr valley, where he lives to this day.



Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft has been a reliable and highly innovative partner to the global printing industry for many years. For more than 160 years we have stood for quality and future viability. This means that we are a company with a long tradition, but at the same time we help define the future trends in our industry thanks to state-of-the-art technologies and innovative business ideas.

With a market share of more than 40 percent for sheetfed offset presses, we were able to consolidate our position as the printing industry’s market and technology leader in the current financial year as well. Consolidated sales amounted to around € 2.5 billion in the 2016 / 2017 financial year.

Together with our sales partners, around 11,500 employees in total at 250 production sites in 170 countries around the globe ensure the implementation of our customers’ requirements and our continuous development on the market.



hinderer + mühlich GmbH & Co. KG is a trusted manufacturer of stamping tools for the graphic and plastic industry. On the topic of hot stamping, the name hinderer + mühlich is synonymous for quality and precision.
The stamping dies made of brass, silicone or steel transfer hot stamping foil with brilliant brushed designs, simulation of chrome, metallized surfaces and much more.

A thorough understanding of the processes in the printing and decoration industry combined with knowledge about modern design enables us to be a consultant for designers, brand owners.

Founded in 1966 hinderer + mühlich today can rely on more than 180 employees in the Headquarter in Germany and five subsidiaries strategically located around the globe.



Jowat SE with headquarters in Detmold is one of the leading suppliers of industrial adhesives. These are mainly used in woodworking and furniture manufacture, in the paper and packaging industry, for graphic arts, in the textile, automotive as well as in the electrical industry.

The company was founded in 1919 and has manufacturing sites in Germany in Detmold and Elsteraue, plus four other producing subsidiaries, Jowat Corporation in the USA, Jowat Swiss AG, Jowat Manufacturing in Malaysia, and the Jowat Universal Adhesives Australia Pty. Ltd. in Australia.

The supplier of all adhesive groups is manufacturing over 90,000 tons of adhesives per year, with around 1100 employees.

A global sales structure with 22 Jowat sales organisations plus partner companies is guaranteeing local service with close customer contact.



Packaging. Performance. You. This is the slogan of the Marbach Group. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of die-cutting and thermoforming tools we supply the worldwide packaging industry. The Marbach die-cutting division produces flat and rotary cutting-dies. Stripping and blanking tools. As a technology leader, we offer our customers customized tool packages. High-performance tools with integrated embossing for highly refined packaging. Reverse cutting. And much more. Marbach tool-making supplies the plastics and packaging industry with innovative thermoforming tools. In match metal or steel-rule type.  With 1,300 employees worldwide, we set the benchmark in our industry. Since 1923. And delivers pure performance to our customers. Individually. For each requirement the best solution. In every price range. Worldwide.



Impressive since 1906 - RIEKER has been working for more than 111 years as a service provider in the field of print finishing for the graphic arts industry. Anything you put on paper, we bring out great: shiny, frosted, structured, fragrant, laminated, painted - or preferably combined from all these possibilities.

All known types of finishing are carried out in the house (and also some unknown ones). Modern machine technology and a flexible fleet are available for the quick and on-time processing of refining orders.

For a competent consultation we are always available. Welcome to RIEKER. Home of noble ideas! - www.rieker-dv.de



Siegwerk, a sixth-generation family-owned company, is one of the leading international manufacturers of printing inks and individual solutions for packaging, labels, and catalogs. With more than 180 years of experience, the company has solid expertise in and knowledge of many printing procedures. A global manufacturing and service network ensures customers consistently high-quality products and services. In keeping with the company’s philosophy “Ink, Heart & Soul,” Siegwerk seeks long-term cooperation with its business partners. Siegwerk employs some 5,000 people worldwide in more than 30 country organizations and is headquartered in Siegburg near Cologne.



Thimm Display is a business division of the Northeim-based Thimm Group. Thimm Group is the leading solutions provider for the packaging and distribution of goods. Its portfolio includes corrugated cardboard transportation and sales packaging, high-quality promotional displays, packaging systems combining a range of materials and print products for further industrial processing. The company’s product offerings are further enhanced by a wide range of associated packaging services covering the entire supply chain. Its customers include prestigious branded product groups from across all sectors. Founded in 1949, the family-owned business has more than 3,000 employees at 19 sites in Germany, Czech Republic, Romania, Poland, France and Mexico and generates annual revenues of 609 million euros. 



UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions complemented with world-class service. As one of the world’s leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices.

We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2017. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM – The Biofore Company.



Zeller+Gmelin is an international key player in UV ink Technology.

Since 1970, Zeller+Gmelin has been working in the field of UV-curing printing inks and has since taken its place among the world's leading suppliers.

Today, we develop high quality printing inks and lacquers for food packaging, packanging, self-adhesive labels, shrink sleeves, in-mould labelling, metal decorating and preformed plastic Containers.