Bottcher America Corp


BottcherÂâ€Ã¢„¢s history is the story of a continuous effort to improve and perfect printing technology. In 1878, the company began to manufacture gelatin printing rollers in Leipzig, Germany. Bottcher America is a subsidiary of Felix Bottcher of Germany which has been manufacturing rollers for more than two centuries. 
Bottcher expanded its services to Canada, Spain, France, Austria, Eastern Europe, South East Asia, South America, and built a second plant in the US. Bottcher also expanded its product line to include escalator handrails and cleaning agents. Bottcher is the worldÂâ€Ã¢„¢s leader in press roller technology. Within the offset and newspaper printing industry, BottcherÂâ€Ã¢„¢s advanced rubber compounds are well known for producing superior printing results and for running longer without needing roller adjustments. Most Bottcher rollers are delivered press ready with new factory installed bearings and spacers and always manufactured to the high tolerances and specifications of the original equipment manufacturer.
For the digital printing industry, BottcherÂâ€Ã¢„¢s award-winning R&D team continues to develop rollers to withstand the special demands of electrostatic and heat-transfer technologies. In addition, Bottcher has developed an advanced line of press chemicals formulated to extend the life and print quality.
Böttcher innovates with service too: for offset presses, the Böttcher roller exchange program delivers rollers to your doorstep in the shortest possible time. Böttcher applies its expertise in rubber technology to other industrial products, such as escalator handrails and moving sidewalks.
Bottcher America Corp manufactures the highest quality press rollers for the leading sheet fed and web presses. Using superior rubber compounds, printing rollers deliver excellent print results and last longer, Bottcher has rollers designed especially for the extreme demands of newspaper web presses. Compounds developed by Bottcher resist the shrinking caused by soy-based inks. Since Bottcher rollers shrink less, it runs longer without being reset. Bottcher supplies rollers to the manufactures of laser printers, copiers, fax machines, and other digital printing equipment, applying the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s experience with press rollers to the digital roller industry.
Bottcher understands the importance of using proper chemicals on presses and printing rollers for fountain solutions and cleaning and very often technical advisors are called in to a customer to diagnose whatÂâ€Ã¢„¢s the suspect is a roller problem.