Grafiche Mercurio

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Who we are

Who we are
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“For three generations, much more than printers” “The story of Grafiche Mercurio started in the sixties, when with a pinch of innocence and plenty determination, our ...
Technology

Technology
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Being a graphic company that moves with the times and through the exigencies of our clients, is for us to challenge every day the saying ...

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Certifications 

To guarantee our customers the efficiency and accuracy of the production process in each phase, as well as a final result of absolute excellence, we have achieved the most prestigious certifications.     Certification of quality in the processes of production of printing material. Certification Fogra-PSO Process Standard Offset according to ISO 12647-2 standards; Certification Fogra-PSO Process Standard Roto Offset according to ISO 12647 standard: First and only in Italy     ISO 9001: Quality managment certification.     FSC®: certification of origin of the paper used      PEFC: certification of forestry environmental management      
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Finishing 

The practice of the typographic art consists of two very different parts, the composition, and the impression; in each printing office exists a composition department and the impression department; there is also a third department, department of binding or preparation, in which the printed sheets are folded and stitched. - Typography in the Italian Enciclopedia (1937) Bender Heidelberg Sthalfolder 78 TH 6 + 6 + 2 + gluing Bender Heidelberg Sthalfolder 82 KH 4KTL + 2 + gluing Bender Heidelberg Sthalfolder 72 TH 4 + 4 + gluing Saddle Heidelberg ST350/5 Stitchmaster Automatic Diecutter AMC model Hydromatic Automatic Diecutter Lombardi Victory V-14 Two openers Polar 137 with autotrim, scale, alzapila, transomat
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Offset and Roto Offset Printing 

Verification and control tools can assure our customers for a quality printing. X-Rite Intellitrax Spectrophotometer for the printed offset and in line Quadtech Spectrophotometer for the roto offset Goss 48 pages for the automatic correction of the printing and the tonal curves according to the norm ISO 12647 first Alwan system in the world on a web offset makes it possible to measure the current print job and to correct any deviations in color according to the specifications in ISO 12647-2. Roto Offset Goss Sunday 4000 Offset 48 pages Goss Sunday 2000 Offset 24 pages Offset Heidelberg SpeedMaster XL 106 Flat 8 colors + 1 lacquering Heidelberg SpeedMaster XL 105 Offset Flat 7 colors + 2 lacquering with Foilstar group
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Prepress 

For quality printing, it is essential to face with deep expertise, the prepress phase. In the history of the industry, the concept of prepress has been revolutionized after the arrival of the informatics technology at the end of the eighties. Grafiche Mercurio has followed the evolution of the digital time, and now is in possession of advanced equipment for color management and preparation for PDF, that combined with the long experience of the experts that lead to achieving the desired results with speed and reliability. Apple Mac Pro stations with Eizo Calibrati and iMac Monitors Heidelberg Prinect Prepress Manager Spectrophotometers for the generation of profiles and the verification of color proofing according to the norm ISO 12647 Alwan ColorHub for repurposing and file optimization Print Standardizer for the correction of the tonal curves according to the norm ISO 12647 HP Plotter A0 dedicated to blueprints Printer Epson Stylus PRO dedicated to the color proofing Printer Xerox A3/A4 dedicated to color proofs and b/w CTP Heidelberg Suprasetter 145 with three automatic drawers CTP Lusher XPOSE 160 Sirio 140 and 120 Processors Belt oven for baking plates
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