• Plastic Containers

    Decoration systems for plastic containers in (almost) all shapes and sizes – flexible and innovative.

  • Plastic Containers

    Decoration systems for plastic containers in (almost) all shapes and sizes – flexible and innovative.

Polytype AG
26, route de la Glâne
P.O. Box 1184
CH-1701 Fribourg/Switzerland

Phone: +41 26 426 11 11
Fax: +41 26 426 11 12



Cup and Lid Printing Machines

Increasing demands in the living market are constantly leading to new challenges and new solutions. Together with our clients, we react to this phenomenon. By creating a new decoration system, we are also marking a new start for our innovative efforts.  

The focus of our development work is the user-friendly aspect of our wide range of high performance systems and the low downtimes. Polytype customers can therefore print round, polygonal and square cups and lids with a minimum of human resources, in record time. Throughout the world. 

Polytype 6-9 color dry-offset printing machines for preformed plastic cups & lids features:

  • High reliability and therefore high productivity

  • Excellent printing quality

  • Easy and fast cup/lid change-over with memory bank for  reference data

  • Compact design connected with easy accessibility
    (one operator layout highly appreciated by our customers)

  • Graphic display allows good dialogue between man
    and machine, production parameters, monitoring and

  • All color heads are equipped with ink agitator systems
    and are mounted horizontally (swung away version) 

  • Automatic roller washing device

  • Fountain and oscillator rollers with possibility for water
    cooling connection

  • Ink level control in ink trough

  • Progressively, via the control panel adjustable ink
    metering system for a controlled ink flow

  • Plate cylinder with quick locking device and micro
    setting of the register

  • Same type of color heads for 6 & 8 color lid printing
    systems and 4 color base printer

  • Pre-print optional system (applies a solid background color on transparent cup)

  • Same type of color heads for 6-9 color cup printing
    systems for round and rectangular cups/containers

  • No cup/lid - no print - no ink

  • Automatic faulty cup/lid ejection device after the UV-

  • Automation equipment for one man operation to cup 
    and lid printing machines

  • Possibilities for in-line operation

  • Safety standards according to CE standard

  • Interfaces to pre- and after-rested systems as well as
    interpretations on inquiry