Heidelberg Concludes Employee Negotiations to Adjust Production Levels
A realignment of research and development as part of the “Focus 2012” program will take effect as announced on April 1, 2012. This will involve further optimizing internal processes and placing research in a number of fields on a new footing. By modularization, the company will facilitate access to the latest technologies throughout the portfolio.
Development work on digital printing for commercial and packaging applications is to be pooled and expanded. With regard to the promising printed electronics market, Heidelberg is involved in intensive research into new technologies in cooperation with other technology companies. Initial potential applications are already at the advance development stage. Research activities focusing on the multidisciplinary technology of hybrid lightweight construction will be expanded, with a slight increase in investment in this new market segment.