Printing Machines

The product portfolio comprises highly efficient customised solutions for the industrial web offset printing of newspapers, magazines and advertising matter. In digital printing, it offers post press processing systems. In addition, the division is present on the market with its own packaging-printing presses and also operates as a manufacturing partner for various industries.


2018 | € 246.8 million
2017 | € 234.5 million

Scope of activities/Products

  • Web-fed offset commercial printing
  • Web-fed offset newspaper printing
  • Digital printing, post press processing
  • Package printing
  • Production services
  • Rental and facility management services

Customer groups

  • Newspaper and magazine publishers
  • Printing industry
  • Packaging industry

Number of employees in 2018


Annual average

In August 2018, manroland web systems and Goss International, the two leading manufacturers of web-fed offset printing machines, merged into the joint venture manroland Goss web systems. In addition to its headquarters in Augsburg, manroland Goss web systems is represented by subsidiaries on all five continents. Possehl holds 51% of the shares in the business while America Industrial Partners holds a 49% interest. The two companies manroland web production and manroland web industriepark are not included in the joint venture and remain fully owned by Possehl. In addition to further developing their internal business activities, both companies have continuously expanded their thirdparty sales.

Of the 1,682 people employed as an annual average by this division, almost 1,400 are allocated to the joint venture, 269 to the production company and 22 to the rental and services business.