NELA Brüder Neumeister GmbH

Postfach 1940, 77933 Lahr/Schwarzwald
Gottlieb-Daimler-Str. 15, 77933 Lahr/Schwarzwald
Telephone +49 7821 5808-0
Fax +49 7821 5808-648


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drupa 2016 hall map (Hall 8a): stand B43

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drupa 2016 fairground map: Hall 8a


Martin Haselbach

Marketing, Vertrieb, Werbung, PR

Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 15
77933 Lahr, Germany

+49-78 21 58 08-663

+49-78 21 58 08-662


Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  prepress/print
  • 01.05  Equipment & systems for printing forme production
  • 01.05.030  Bending machines for printing plates and plate punching equipment

Bending machines for printing plates and plate punching equipment

Our products

Product category: Bending machines for printing plates and plate punching equipment

Newspaper printing

In the view of increased editorial hours, increasing regionalization and increasing cost pressure, most newspapers now face the challenge of automating its production in order to achieve higher capacity as well as to decrease costs. As well-known specialist for high-precision register punches and bending systems and automation solutions for prepress, NELA offers customized systems for plate transport and sorting all the way through to production plan-driven delivery of the printing plates to the printing press. Get acquainted with or Just-In-Time concept and know that no matter how big your operation, NELA always have a suitable solution fitting your needs.

Your advantages with NELA Just In Time:

◆ No bottlenecks when handling large plate volumes with our highspeed register punching and bending systems
◆ Fully automatic transport of plates to the desired location, also to other levels of the press or building
◆ Job-related delivery of pressready plates directly to the press - at exactly the right time as requested by the production plan
◆ Pre-sorting of plates in the right sequence for mounting on the press cylinder - no more manual sorting!
◆ Storage of several print jobs possible in the sorter
◆ Optimizing your production capacities while saving costs!

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Product category: Bending machines for printing plates and plate punching equipment

Web commercial printing

Plate handling and sorting, processing of various plates formats - we offer our plate-automation, register-punch and bending from the smallest to the largest formats! If you want to do away with manual plate handling and simultaneously have your plates delivered on time and without damage to neither plate nor press, we have what you need! With our automation concepts, we provide solutions for small, medium and large printing companies. No matter your size, we have a solution just for you.


Your advantages with NELA plate automation:

◆ Automated processing of different plate sizes with/without shearing in the same punching and bending system
◆ Combination of web and sheet-fed plate formats possible
◆ Register punching and bending systems, plate conveyors and stackers available also for large plate sizes - eliminates manual handling and plate scratching or other damage to the plates
◆ Supply of printing plates driven by print job or press - no manual plate sorting!


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Product category: Bending machines for printing plates and plate punching equipment

Sheet-fed offset printing

Fast and efficient delivery of print-ready plates - from the register punching and bending system to intelligent plate sorting with trolley management, under the motto "Plate on Demand" we offer comprehensive solutions for sheetfed printers. Challenge us, when it comes to coping with increasing plate volumes, secure assignment of the right printing plates at the right printing press, or cost reduction. Our Plate-on-Demand concept will convince you!

Your Advantages with NELA Plate on Demand:

◆ Automated handling of your increasing plate volume - inline with your ctp-devices
◆ Job-oriented pre-sorting of plates with barcode identication and plate sorter configured according to your requirements
◆ Completeness check for each individual print job, visualization on large screen
◆ Reduction of manual plate handling through automated plate transport and plate trolleys - no more scratching or plates
◆ Efficient supply of priting plates to the press(es)!

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About us

Company details

NELA forms the largest register control and plate automation company in the printing industry. The 3rd generation, family-owned company employs more than 200 employees worldwide with manufacturing facilities in Germany and USA plus sales offices in Singapore and Taiwan. With more than 1,700 Vision PunchBender systems installed worldwide, NELA is the leading technologist in the world and a state-of-the-art manufacturer in plate automation and register systems.

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Company data

Sales volume

10-49 Mio US $

Export content

max. 75%

Number of employees




Area of business

prepress / print