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. Flexographic printing plates: elastomer/directly laser engraved or photopolymer; sleeves, reproduction services. Other products: Underpacking sheets, underpacking foils, varnishing blankets and varnishing plates; 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. In close cooperation with HANS KAPPL, a renowned producer of flexographic printing plates, reproduction specialist and member of the BIRKAN GROUP, the BIRKAN GmbH can provide you with individual and qualified support throughout key stages of your production process.
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: Offset printing

NACE industries

  • Manufacture of textiles 13
  • Manufacture of other textiles 13.9
  • Manufacture of other technical and industrial textiles 13.96
  • Printing and reproduction of recorded media 18
  • Printing and service activities related to printing 18.1
  • Pre-press and pre-media services 18.13
  • Manufacture of rubber and plastic products 22
  • Manufacture of rubber products 22.1
  • Manufacture of other rubber products 22.19
  • Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products 26
  • Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, testing and navigation; watches and clocks 26.5
  • Manufacture of instruments and appliances for measuring, testing and navigation 26.51
  • Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 46
  • Wholesale of other machinery, equipment and supplies 46.6
  • Wholesale of other machinery and equipment 46.69


not available

Sales markets - target industries

Druckindustrie, graphische Händler

Sales markets - target countries

Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland

Cooperation offers

not available