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coe – your high-end
partner for prepress

We, Carl Ostermann Erben GmbH, are a highly specialised prepress company and leading prepress provider for label and packaging printing. At our Bremen and Stuttgart locations, we set the standard for perfect print results producing high-quality clichés, sleeves and rotary screens on a daily, just-in-time service. We are the first choice for quality-conscious label and packaging printers, brand owners and agencies.

We are known for our pioneering role in prepress technology for label printing and we demonstrate this in the fields of flexible packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and tissue products too. In addition, as a member of the Global Premedia Network (GPN), we are part of a worldwide network sharing experience and know-how with international partners. Our customers benefit directly from the diversity of our individual solutions and the constant exchange of ideas and best practice within the GPN.

Take advantage of the benefits with us as a high-end partner:

In data management

In colour management

In the standardisation of printing presses

In anilox and plate technology

In anilox roller specification

coe –
Reliable. Efficient. Personal.

As an owner-managed family business, we support you in your daily printing challenges with innovative technologies and experience - and have been doing so for over 130 years.

Your innovative printing plate manufacturer

Thanks to our innovative technologies, we can find a reproducible plate-making solution for even your most demanding designs.
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Your partner for data preparation

Our specialists prepare print data perfectly within the shortest possible time. Thanks to state-of-the-art technologies, we guarantee a transparent and fast approval process.
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From idea to
printing plate

To be able to guarantee perfect print quality, we coordinate the design with the printing process right from the start. Your advantage? An enormous time saving and cost reduction.
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Reproducible printing forms

ISO certified,
consistent quality

Efficient workflows

Shortest delivery times

Use of the latest technologies

Data and process security