Company & type plates

  • highest durability
  • low weight
  • good mechanical workability
  • low purchase price
Company & type plates

Product characteristics Product characteristics

Safety, overview and information are provided by the correct use of company and type plates. For the individual field of application, as a one-off or series sign, the signs are engraved, anodised, printed or etched - at short notice and at low cost. Painted or anodised aluminium, stainless steel, brass or a range of plastic materials are used as the base material. The highest demands are placed on company signs in particular in terms of their effect on the observer or visitor, e.g. in a practice or company. We would be happy to advise you on the material to be selected in order to guarantee an optimal external effect.

A letterhead or business card is usually sufficient for the creation of your company or type plate. Even a rough sketch is sufficient for creating the complete layout, the final artwork, the photosetting and the film exposure. Fixing materials and other accessories are also included in the range.

Advantages Advantages

  • highest durability
  • low weight
  • good mechanical workability
  • low purchase price
  • economic large-scale production through automated processes
  • fast and inexpensive production of small quantities
  • Depending on the application, the machining edges are blank or the whole part is fully anodised.

Printing process Printing process

Anodised underprint

  • Anodised underprinting is only possible with aluminium
  • The printing ink is embedded in the upper anodised layer by 8-10 ym
  • White not possible as colour
  • Scratch and solvent-resistant
  • Black is UV-resistant / colours are only partially UV-resistant
  • Heat resistance anodised underprint approx. 115 °C / destruction at approx. 500 °C


  • Overprint is basically possible with any print medium (aluminium, stainless steel, brass, plastics)
  • The ink is applied to the print medium / and baked on if required
  • White possible as colour
  • The ink is not scratch-resistant and only partially solvent-resistant
  • The ink is UV-resistant
  • Heat resistance depends on the ink composition and the printing medium to which the ink is applied


  • When engraving the texts / symbols are mechanically inserted into the material, here the writing is inserted by removing the material mechanically

Laser engraving

  • When laser engraving, the text / symbols are inserted by laser beam, for this the laser burns away the material in the uppermost material layer

Illustration Illustration

Engraving texts / symbols

base material metal engraving head engraving machine

Materials Materials


  • Brass (MS-58 hard)
  • Bright rolled surface
  • Thickness 0.8 to 5 mm
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Stainless steel

  • Stainless steel V2A (1.4301)
  • Thickness 0.5 mm surface glossy
  • Thickness 0.8 to 2.0 mm surface grain 240
  • Stainless steel V4A (1.4571)
  • Thickness 0.8 to 2.0 mm
  • Surface grain 240
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  • Aluminum AlMg 3 / H22
  • Thickness 0.5 to 15 mm
  • Raw, bright rolled
  • Silver C-0 satin anodized
  • Black C-35 satin anodized
  • Brown C-34 satin anodized
  • Bronze C-31 / C32 / C-33 satin anodized
  • Silver C-0 UVD (uncompacted) satin anodized
  • Aluminum composite panels (Dibond)
  • Thickness 2 to 4 mm
  • White on both sides, core black
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  • Acrylic glass GS transparent
  • Thickness 1 to 10 mm
  • PVC hard
  • Thickness 0.8 to 12 mm
  • white or grey
  • plotter foils
  • Oracle 751C
  • Thickness 0.06mm
  • Different colors
  • Kömacel rigid foam
  • Thickness 5 + 10 mm
  • Color white
  • Engraving materials 2-layer
  • ABS material
  • Different colors
  • Thickness 0.8 to 2.0 mm
  • Engraving materials 3-layer
  • PVC material
  • Different colors
  • Thickness 0.8 to 2.0 mm
  • Polyester films (PES)
  • Matted front, smooth back
  • Front / back transparent smooth (touch panel suitable)
  • Thickness 0.15 / 0.20 / 0.25 mm
  • Suitable for digital printing and screen printing
  • Clear coat possible on the front
  • Formica / melamine
  • Different colors
  • Thickness 0.8 to 3.0 mm
  • Polycarbonate foils (PC-Lexan)
  • Matted front, smooth back
  • Thickness 0.25 / 0.375 / 0.5 mm
  • Silk screen printing process only
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Surfaces Surfaces

Anodised: satin matt, raw

Brass: bright-rolled, ground, brushed

Stainless steel: bright-rolled, grain 240, brushed

Painted: according to customer requirements

Powder-coated: according to customer requirements

Material thicknesses Material thicknesses

Aluminium: 0.5 to 10 mm.

Plastics: 0.8 to 4 mm & acrylic glass: 0.5 to 10 mm.

Stainless steel: 0.5 to 4 mm.

Brass: 0.5 to 5 mm

Moulds Moulds

Almost any geometry can be produced by milling or stamping.

Nameplates are not really standardised in terms of design and implementation, so any customer requirement in terms of design can be implemented here.

Mechanical engineering standard 2006/42/EC must be observed with regard to specifications for specific symbols, e.g. use of CE and/or colour design for warning / information signs.

Other Other

Films are also used in the meantime as a replacement for type plates, these are either provided with an overprint or mostly as back-printed films

Fixing by means of 2 or 4 holes for rivets or screws, self-adhesive is of course also possible

Corner radius or pointed corners, if required also bevelled at an angle, there are no limits to your specifications

Sequential numbering by printing or subsequent engraving is possible Modern printing processes also allow CR codes or barcodes for identification without any problems

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If you have question we will be happy to help!

All contact persons

Andreas Altenburg
Managing Director

Phone: +49 (0)2661 95 51 25

Andreas Altenburg - Managing Director

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