Birkan GmbH

Mechanical Engineering Industry, Media

  • Short facts

    • Distributor
    • Manufacturer
    • Service Provider
  • Year founded 1924
  • Employees (site): not available
  • Turnover: not available

Products/services: Rubber printing blankets for all offset printing applications. Elastomer varnishing plates, photopolymer varnishing plates, varnishing blankets. Flexographic printing plates: elastomer/directly laser engraved or photopolymer; sleeves, reproduction services. Consumables for the banknote and security printing industry. Other products: Underpacking sheets, underpacking foils, calibrated press boards; thickness gauges, cylinder gauges, densitometers, spectrophotometers, perforation, cutting and slitting systems, printing accessories (ink duct foils, powders, cleaners)

Basic data


Birkan GmbH


Painhofener Str. 11

PC / City

82279 Eching a. Ammersee


Upper Bavaria


+49 8143 9204-0


+49 8143 9204-24

Language skills

English, French, German

Contact person

Management, Research & development: Mathias Klein (Mr.)
Sales / marketing, Cooperation: Gabriele Buchner-Bals (Mrs.)
Management: Stefanie Klein (Mrs.)


Core competencies

Since 1924, BIRKAN is specialized on production and sales of ready-to-print offset printing and varnishing blankets. Barring or coating with self-adhesive foils is done in our own, state-of-the-art production facilities. Well stocked warehouse guarantees reliable and quick deliveries worldwide.
Furthermore, BIRKAN supplies laser engraved plates to manufacturers of flexible packaging, labels and varnishes, as well as sleeves and photopolymer printing plates.
Our technical customer service replies to your needs in English or French language by phone or email.

Key sectors / sub-sectors

  • Mechanical Engineering Industry: Printing and paper machinery
  • Media: Continuous print
  • Media: Flexoprinting
  • Media: Newspaper printing
  • Media: Offset printing
  • Media: Pre-press

NACE industries

  • Printing and reproduction of recorded media 18
  • Printing and service activities related to printing 18.1
  • Manufacture of rubber and plastic products 22
  • Manufacture of rubber products 22.1


  • DIN EN ISO 9001

Sales markets - target industries

Druckindustrie, graphische Händler. Offsetdruckereien, Hersteller von Verpackungen, Etiketten und Plastikverpackungen, Banknotendruckereien, Sicherheitsdruckereien.

Sales markets - target countries

Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Province of China, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Cooperation offers

not available