• Metal decorating from the inventor – over 130 years of metal decorating expertise. No other company can point to such a wealth of know-how in the field.
  • Koenig & Bauer are system suppliers. They offer complete decorating systems for both the 2- and 3-piece can markets. That is a capability unique to Koenig & Bauer-MetalPrint.



3-piece decorating

MetalStar 4


The mission for the new MetalStar generation was simple: to develop the most efficient and sophisticated metal decorating press of all time.

The result is the new performance benchmark in metal decorating: the MetalStar 4. It fulfills the highest demands on automation and productivity.

Food, general line, or closures – no matter which segment you are specialized in – the MetalStar 4 offers you significant advantages in terms of economy and efficiency, as well as innovative solutions for your very specific requirements.

The new generation of presses is pioneering the metal decorating of the future and includes features to make it:

  • Faster in production thanks to shorter makeready times
  • Reduction of the waste sheet through measurement and control systems
  • Convenient operation thanks to intelligent processes
  • Longer in production thanks to lower maintenance requirements

3-piece decorating

Mailänder 280

The Mailänder 280 offers you the best of both worlds! Benefit from long-proven and -appreciated Mailänder technologies, combined with the outstanding automation of high-performance MetalStar 3 printing units. Print even the most challenging sheet types and thicknesses both stably and reliably, without foregoing the print quality and automation of the MetalStar 3 technology.