SPH provides innovative digital printing solutions for media and brands with Hunkeler Finishing


More flexibility to handle a variety of print jobs

The new press and Hunkeler Finishing enables SPH to provide a personalized experience online and in print for brands and their customers. It’s possible to create differentiated experiences for their target audiences as well as offer high quality customisation to brands. Brands, in turn, can then better engage with their customers. The new solution expands SPH’s options and flexibility to handle a variety of print jobs for both internal and external clients.

SPH is now able to leverage the in-house expertise of its integrated marketing and production divisions as well as its newly-launched creative and content marketing unit. The new solution supports content customisation across text, graphics and images. this enables SPH to offer a wider range of customised content – including personalized greetings and messages, targeted advertisements, unique QR codes and wraparounds that will drive readers to more content online. 

SPH uses the technology across their magazine titles, newpapers and catalog inserts.

Hunkeler solutions used

Roll-to-Roll solution inline with UW6-22 and RW6-22

  • Web width: 6,5″ – 22″
  • Speed: 10 – 152 m/min
  • Weight: 60 – 215 g/m2

Generation 8 offline Roll to Cut-Sheet line / Book block solution with UW6-22, CS8, SE8, LS8, TB8

  • Double cut / Full bleed
  • Web width: 6,5″ – 22″
  • Cut length: 5,5″ – 19″
  • Speed: Up to 150 m/min
  • Paper weigth: 40 – 300 g/m2
  • Book delivery 1-up, 2-up and 3-up
  • Sheet transport with vacuum belts (No smearing with color printed images)

Offline Roll to Cut-Sheet to digital stitching solution with UW6, CS6-HS and Müller Martini Presto-digital

  • High speed production of stitched booklets
  • Speed: Up to 150 m/min