Gravure Cylinder Engraving

SGS has been a trusted and respected engraver of gravure cylinders since 1946. We have grown our portfolio, investing in technology and people to build one of the largest and most versatile gravure engraving businesses, anywhere.. We have deployed automation and the latest engraving technologies in multiple locations across North America to produce the highest quality, customized gravure cylinders available.

SGS delivers exceptional results for both high end packaging imagery and extremely challenging security engravings with proprietary techniques using a combination of laser and high definition electromechanical engraving systems.

Flexo Plates

SGS is the leading supplier for the wide and narrow-web flexographic packaging printing and corrugated industries. SGS provides the latest imaging and screening technologies, maintaining relationships with leading industry partners to ensure that we collectively offer our clients the innovation and enhancements that are required in today’s packaging market.

Our numerous global facilities are recognized and respected for our advanced flexo plate technologies, from HD screening to flat top dots, providing a complete color-managed solution all the way to the press. SGS offers a number of options for corrugated, wide-web, and narrow-web flexographic presses including sheet polymer, liquid polymer, digital photo polymer and sleeves, as well as advanced imaging and HD screening technologies.

Dry Offset & Metal Decoration

SGS is one of the largest producers of metal decoration printing plates, with multiple specialized facilities in North America. Our metal decorating service includes the highest quality prepress as well as the latest in direct laser engraving technology with pilot presses allowing for independent testing of designs printed directly on beverage cans. SGS metal decoration consistently delivers high quality, complex, award winning designs that make our client’s products stand out on shelf.

SGS has also extended this specialization to include dry offset for plastics.

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