POLAR reports on the latest about cutting, die-cutting and banding. About new products as well as about interesting field applications or our company.

Press Release

POLAR celebrates the 55th anniversary of POLAR Peripheral Equipment and thank you with a package of accessories free of charge. >

POLAR Transomat Unloader

Books published in small editions, with special covers, decorations and finishes in any conceivable format are the specialty of the Swiss bookbinder The company has now introduced bar codes to optimize its production. The special feature of this bar code is, however, that it not only contains an encrypted ID, but also the individual format of each book. >

POLAR Compucut® GO

POLAR Compucut® GO is a simple automation solution in the field of cutting. It automatically converts the digital sheet layout into a cutting program which is then transferred to a POLAR cutting machine. This eliminates the programming time spent at the guillotine type cutter. Compucut® GO epitomizes “Plug and Cut”. >

POLAR Compucut® GO

Positioned directly on the folding machine delivery unit of the Stahlfolder TX 96 folding system, the Transomat unloader ensures consistently high production performance on the folding machine. >

POLAR Transomat TRE for stacking folded sheets

At the drupa 2016 fair, druckpartner decided in favor of a CuttingSystem 200 PACE made by POLAR. Early this year they installed the trend-setting cutting system. >

Marc König, postpress specialist of HD Germany, Marco Böke, managing director of druckpartner, Wilfried Munkelt, sales representative of HD Germany and Gerhard Florian, plant manager of druckpartner (fr. left to right)

POLAR’s new training center was recently taken into operation. It accommodates up to 24 trainees who receive instruction in two different trades. >

Mechanical training area at POLAR-Mohr

For almost 5 years, CuttingSystem 200 PACE has been doing a great job at the Swiss print shop Multicolor Print AG. As things stand today, the firm is extremely satisfied with the decision at that time... >

Andreas Burch, production manager, and Emilio Marziano, head of the finishing department (from the left)

Emi Insatsu Shiko recently bought not only a brand-new Heidelberg CX102-5L with LED UV but also a POLAR Pile Turner PW-4 ABV. >

Mr. Akihisa Emi, CEO of the company and Carsten Schaller, sales manager POLAR-Mohr (from right to left)
POLAR pile

Boss Repro Bern modernized its finishing processes with a POLAR D66 PLUS cutting machine. This investment allowed to significantly increase cutting efficiency. >

Operator Luca Stauffer in front of the POLAR D 66 PLUS cutter

From 9-13 May 2017 the China Print in Beijing will be held for the ninth time. POLAR will attend the show with its sales partner Heidelberg China, presenting multiple cutting solutions for printed and unprinted materials. >

POLAR CuttingSystem 300, high-performance system for cutting blank stock

POLAR offers operator training courses for POLAR high-speed cutters and Compucut® at their customer center in Hofheim. >

POLAR operator training for high-speed cutters

Gráfica Calipolense, a Portuguese label printer located in Vila Viçosa, recently purchased a High-Speed Cutter POLAR N 115 AT HD. >

José Carrasco, managing director Gráfica Calipolense

Quite often, people deem the cutting process to be a necessary evil. This is why when making their investment decisions they do not put much emphasis on this factor. >

POLAR PACE CuttingSystem: Autoturn component

Guillotine investment prepares way for Route1Print’s same day print service Data collected and analysed by Route 1 Print has resulted in investment in an order for a POLAR N 137 Plus guillotine. >

Guillotine POLAR N 115 Plus

Spanish digital print company Truyol, located in Madrid, bought 3 POLAR cutter over the last 12 months. It all started with the buy of a POLAR N 78 PLUS. This machine was so convincing that Truyol >

Joaquín Truyol, managing director, in front of POLAR High-Speed Cutter N 92 PLUS

In 2017, POLAR is celebrating a very special anniversary: 111 years. Looking back with pride on this success story, the company wishes to thank its customers with exclusive gifts. >

POLAR-Mohr 111 years anniversary logo

At the Hunkeler Innovationdays held from 20 to 23 February 2017 POLAR will be presenting once again its efficient cutting and finishing solutions. In addition to Digicut ECO, the BC 330 three-side trimmer (book cutter) and the D 56 ECO cutting machine will be on show. >

POLAR Digicut ECO laser cutter

Sudbury Print Group is the first company in the UK to take delivery of a POLAR BC 330 single knife trimmer. It is also adding a POLAR 115 Autotrim with loader, jogger and Transomat materials handling system. >

Single knife trimmer POLAR BC 330

POLAR offers operator training courses for POLAR high-speed cutters and Compucut® at their customer center in Hofheim. >

POLAR operator training for high-speed cutters

In 2006, POLAR took the leap into China opening a subsidiary enterprise called POLAR Postpress Machinery. The plant now manufactures cutting machines and peripheral equipment customized for China and the neighboring markets. >

Family Day marking the 10th anniversary

The first D 115 cutting machine has been installed at Kern GmbH in Saarland (Germany). Due to the increase in cutting requirements, the company decided to supplement its existing cutting system with a pre-owned machine. >

Cutting machine POLAR D 115 PLUS

The Berlin-based industrial book bindery Richard Wenig specializes in the fields of cutting, folding, saddle stitching and perfect binding. >

Managing director Richard Wenig (right) and Martin Luniak in front of POLAR CuttingSystem 200 PACE

POLAR sees a high readiness to make investments which is an eloquent reflection of the positive mood shown by the 260,000 visitors. >

Impressions of the POLAR stand

In Hall 1, POLAR and its sales partner Heidelberger Druckmaschinen will once again be presenting a wide range of solutions for handling the most diverse market demands. >

Cutting machine POLAR D 115 PLUS

APD printshop, located in Nizhniy Novgorod, is the lucky user of the 600th POLAR cutter in Russia. >

Dmitriy Samohvalov, Managing Director APD printshop

In September Brogle Druck AG in Gipf-Oberfrick started operation of the first machine in Switzerland. The Digicut is ideal for the digital strategy on which Brogle Druck AG has embarked. >

The two CEOs Roger Brogle (left) and Thomas Obrist

POLAR offers operator training courses for POLAR high-speed cutters and Compucut® at their customer center in Hofheim. >

POLAR operator training for high-speed cutters

On the occasion of his 100th birthday on November 24, Karl Mohr was posthumously honored for his works with his own street name by the city of Hofheim, which will now have its own Karl Mohr Street. >

Children and grandchildren of Karl Mohr in front of the new street sign

POLAR Digicut already impressed the first time it was officially presented to customers, at the Heidelberg Print Media Center. drucken123 and Schweikert Druck spontaneously decided to buy a Digicut and thus became its two first customers. >

POLAR Digicut

POLAR offers operator training courses for POLAR high-speed cutters and Compucut® at their customer center in Hofheim. >

POLAR operator training for high-speed cutters

In Digicut, POLAR is offering a device for the creative processing of single sheets. The laser cutter can cut, perforate, crease and engrave in one pass - without the need for a tool change. >

POLAR Digicut

Kempten-based AZ Druck und Datentechnik GmbH replaced three existing POLAR 115 high-speed cutters by a POLAR CuttingSystem 200 PACE. With the same order volume, production times were reduced by around 25 percent. >

Managing director Günther Hartmann and head of postpress Andreas Strauß (right)

Walcher & Rees GmbH in Heidenheim is one of the leading suppliers of labels in the German-speaking region. To successfully meet the growing demand, they have put the second POLAR DC-11plus Label System into service. >

Fabian Walz, managing director of Ferdinand Walcher & C.F. Rees

Largest Malaysian web-2-print company e-print invested in High-Speed Cutter from POLAR to optimize their workflow. With the new N 115 PRO the print shop is able to use real image preview of the complete sheet directly in the operator screen. >

 Brian Poon Weng Chiu, CEO e-print, in front of his POLAR N 115 PRO

How can you set yourself apart in the highly competitive German print market? Volkhardt Caruna Medien GmbH & Co.KG in the German town of Amorbach prefers to seek out projects of a special nature focusing on small or medium print runs. >

Postpress coordinator Joachim Kemmerer working on the BC 330

Polish print house Colours Factory has improved its customer service by extending its cutting capacity thanks to new POLAR High-Speed Cutter N 176 PRO. The machine adds an already existing POLAR 176 Xplus. >

Janusz Wisniewski, manager Postpress, in front of POLAR High-Sped cutter N 176 PRO

From 23 to 26 February POLAR will present efficient cutting solutions at the Hunkeler Innovationdays. Presentations will focus on three-side trimmer BC 330 and cutting machine 56 NET. >

Three-side trimmer POLAR BC 330

For some months now, the first POLAR BC 330 installed in Austria has been successfully used at the Aschenbrenner printing house. Investing in the three-side trimmer allows Aschenbrenner to manufacture perfect-bound brochures much faster. >

Managing Director Peter Aschenbrenner with BC 330 three-side trimmer

At the local trade fair Druck+Form in Sinsheim, POLAR presented its new-style high-speed cutter for the first time. With the machine facelift, operators can now enjoy the benefits of a contemporary cockpit design. >

High-speed cutter POLAR N 137 AT HD

A POLAR CuttingSystem was installed recently at Sharavandi, a package printer in Georgian Republic. Centerpiece is a POLAR High-Speed Cutter N 137 PLUS. This CuttingSystem is the first of its kind in Georgia. >

Tamaz Sharikadze, Managing Director of Sharavandi

Bo Shi Heng is the largest production site for commercial and package printing in the north-east of China. The company bought a POLAR High-Speed Cutter 176 to enhance working efficiency as well as shorten production time. >

Mr. Zhang Baolin (right), CEO of Bo Shi Heng in front of the POLAR 176

German cutting machine producer POLAR Mohr gets worldwide Guillo-Crease sales rights. >

Guillo-Crease creasing equipment

P’S network, located in Shizuoka Japan, is not a usual printing house. They are very successful in selling sales promotion materials via Internet. Part of their success is the POLAR CuttingSystem PACE. >

Mr. Hiroyuki Yamada, President of P’S network

The new cutter POLAR N 92 Pro with stack lift and a unique WiMotion knock up block was put into operation in April at a start-up print shop called Duprint. First results show boost in productivity and also turnover increase. >

Elena and Olga Konopleva, Managing Directors of Duprint,in front of their POLAR N 92 PRO
Product samples - laminated catalog covers

Warsaw printing house Perfekt S.A. produces on first POLAR CuttingSystem PACE in Poland. The automated cutting system replaces an older system. This investment saves Perfekt not only one person but also increased the productivity by 30%. >

CuttingSystem PACE at PERFEKT S.A.

This new product is an addition to the jogging portfolio and bridges the gap between manual and automatic jogging. EasyLoad is the ergonomic and also inexpensive solution for preparing jogged cutting reams. >

POLAR Loading aid EasyLoad 7S

A total of 185 visitors used the opportunity of the PACE Days to get the latest information about automating options in cutting. >

Cutting system, POLAR PACE Days 2014

Austrian bookbindery Immerl extends its cutting capacity by another cutting machine trusting again in a POLAR high-speed cutter. The existing machine is complemented by a POLAR N 137 PLUS model. >

Peter Immerl in front of his POLAR  N 137 PLUS

Ravensburger Karton s.r.o. relies on the cutting quality ensured by POLAR for producing jigsaw puzzles and children's games. On the Czech site, POLAR's high-speed cutter N 115 PRO has been in use for some weeks. >

High-speed cutter POLAR N 115 PRO

Polish printing house Multipress trusts in POLAR LabelSystem DC-11 for producing its vodka labels. This highly-automated system for the in-line production of banded die-cut labels shows an impressive flexibility and short set-up times. >

Premises of Multipress Drukarnia

Corsham Print was impressed that its new guillotine was delivered and installed within a week of order. >

High-Speed Cutter POLAR N 78 PLUS

Markus Judel has been responsible for the areas of sales, after-sales service and marketing at POLAR since January 1, 2014. He is now part of the extended managing board. Dr. Markus Rall remains the sole managing director. >

Markus Judel

From 12 to 16 May 2014 POLAR will hold its PACE Days 2014 at the company headquarters in Hofheim. The event focuses on automation options in cutting. POLAR will demonstrate how customers can optimize their cutting processes. >

POLAR CuttingSystem PACE

As the first Compucut® user in Japan, Hatano corporation optimized their workflow and reduced make-ready times at their cutters tremendously. >

Akiyuki Mimura

By mutual agreement, POLAR-Mohr and Jürgen Freier are ending their collaboration. The company will be led, in future, by Dr Markus Rall as the sole Managing Director. >

Dr. Markus Rall

An unexpectedly high number of users took the opportunity to get information from POLAR about solutions for efficient label production at LabelExpo, and the LabelDays event that was held at the same time. >

POLAR at Labelexpo Europe 2013

Where others spend their holidays, the POLAR three-side trimmer BC 330 is busily and reliably doing its work. >

POLAR three-side trimmer BC 330

Heidelberg Germany, Sales Area “South” is installing its 4.444th POLAR high-speed cutter >

POLAR Cutting System at Bugl Druck

POLAR benefits from the positive mood at Hunkeler Innovationdays and was able to sell the first 3-Side Trimmers BC 330. >

POLAR 3-Side Trimmer

POLAR celebrates the 55th anniversary of POLAR Peripheral Equipment and thank you with a package of accessories free of charge. >

POLAR Transomat Unloader
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