Colognia press is a dynamic printing company seated in Kolin. Built from scratch it has developed into an enterprise of 129 employees, annual sales of 40K orders and a turnover of 370 millions CZK (14,3 million EUR). It runs its business mostly in Czech Republic with activities within EU as well.
But how did it start?
- Company entered into the Commercial Registry
- Puchase of printing press Arsoma
- Conversion to stock corporation Colognia press, a.s.
- Transfer to new business premises
- Investment in a flexographic printing press Gallus EM 280
- Certification of ISO 9001
- Purchase of printing press ILMA MP 340
- Certification ISO 14001:2005 and OHSAS 18001:1999
- Purchase of another Gallus printing press Gallus EM 280
- Implementation of the utmost cutting-edge technology CtP
- Purchase of a third printing press Gallus EM 280
- Investment in clear white label production technology ABG Omega
- Purchase, installation and implementation of 100% print quality check
- DPG certification
- Purchase and installation of state of the art high-speed rotary printing press Gallus RCS 330
- Start of enlarging production facilities and improving office space
- Braille characters printed on laminate rewarded by Packaging of the Year 2010
- New production facilities operating
- Purchase and installation of another rotary printing press Gallus RCS 330, digital inkjet printing press Jetrion 4830 and finishing machine of British company AB Graphic International
- Reward of World Packaging Organization for Braille characters on laminate tubes (as a first ever Czech company Colognia press receives the gold Prize of the President)
- A year of record sales and echo in trade news
- Certification HD flexo (as a first ever company in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic)
- Investment in automated printing form production and in ink presetting system to achieve optimal ink balance
- Release of the new website with modern Customer Portal and Product Price Calculator
- New product "digital" peel-off
- Investment in new technology for shrink sleeve production, machine Karville 2 for seaming and check of seams
- Installation of HP INDIGO 6800, ABG Digicon, PRATI Saturn (IML finishing)
- Enlargement of the premises by a new distribution center
- Release of a new website www.cologniapress.com
- In October 2017 we were second at the HN competion Company of the Year in Central Bohemia and we received the Vodafone award Responsible Company of the Year 2017 in Central Bohemia.
- "We are immensely happy about this appreciation and for us it this is a future commitment as well" said about this event CEO Stepanka Liznerova.
- Award Packaging of the Year 2018 in Beverages category
- For a competion we nominated organic sparkling soft drinks of the British company Healthy Sales Group - Switchle
- We were one of three winners in this category, the other two being: The Royal Crown Cola from Kofola and Promotional ALE multipacks from the Lobkowicz Brewery.
- Clearly, we are in fine company in winning this award.
- Finally, we would like to thank everyone, this success is a team effort and could not have been achieved without all of our hard work.