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SID Sächsisches Institut für die Druckindustrie GmbH

Mommsenstr. 2, 04329 Leipzig
Telephone +49 341 259420
Fax +49 341 2594299

This company is co-exhibitor of
PITSID Polygraphische innovative Technik Leipzig GmbH


Hall map

drupa 2016 hall map (Hall 16): stand D77

Fairground map

drupa 2016 fairground map: Hall 16

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  premedia/multichannel
  • 02.04  E-Business Print
  • 02.04.050  Online Marketing

Online Marketing

  • 04  future technologies
  • 04.12  Research and development

Research and development

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.09  Basic and further training

Basic and further training

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.10  Press and Media
  • 06.10.015  Trade directories

Trade directories

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.13  Certification, testing and standardization

Certification, testing and standardization

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.18  Research and development

Research and development

Our products

Product category: Research and development


Since 1993 the Sächsische Institut für die Druckindustrie (SID) is a research partner for the whole industry. Most of our research assignments are orders from small and medium-sized companies which we support with our profound know-how. Subsidized by Federal Ministries and Federal States we are also engaged in market-related industrial research with the aim to develop new, trendsetting technologies for the graphic arts industry. We are also integrated in projects of industrial co-operative research for which branch associations like VDMA/FGD and bvdm/Research and Technology are responsible.

Whether processing technologies or graphic arts machine manufacturing: In all fields of our activities we are permanently in search of innovative and pioneering solutions.
Contract research for small and mediumsized companies
With its profound know-how the SID supports companies with not enough research capacity of their own. Such support can be special measuring tasks, the development of complete machine modules or subjects like:
Development of special machine modules, measuring and testing devices
In cooperation with machine manufacturers and printing houses the SID develops and manufactures special machine modules, measuring and testing devices for global sale, for instance, the LUCHS register measuring system, today part of the „hand luggage“ of each assembling team, or instruments for the measurement of

Main focus of our research activities

  • Technological optimisation of offset printing
  • Alternative printing technologies
  • Post press processes
  • Measuring and testing procedures to control press adjustments and the printing process
  • Special gauges for press manufacturers
  • Special coatings
  • Package printing
  • Curing of printing inks and migration
  • Highly precise determination of position with intelligent measuring structures
  • Environmental evaluation of printing process and press

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Product category: Certification, testing and standardization

Conformity Certification Process Standard Offset Printing, I

With the commitment to work continuously according to the technological parameters your company is allowed to use the certificate for marketing and for forensic purposes during lawsuits.

Certification according to DIN ISO 12647-2 (PSO)

The conformation of working according to the Process Standard Offset Printing, ISO 12647-2 has tob e proven on a regular basis every two years. The verification is done by the testing laboratory printing quality and processing of the SID. The laboratory is accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 by the German accreditation body DAkkS.

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About us

Company details

SID Saxon Institute for the Printing Industry GmbH works in the areas research and development as well as services and transfer of technology for graphic mechanical engineering and the printing industry. Visit us at drupa in hall to 16, stand D77.

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Area of business
  • prepress / print
  • premedia/ mulitchannel
  • postpress/ converting/ packaging