Trust, Competence, Reliability

About us

We are a medium sized ISO 9001 certified company that develops and manufactures high quality specialist products for the printing industry. Since our foundation in 1989, we have been setting standards throughout Europe. WS print is the European market leader in the production and distribution of silicone emulsions, silicone oils and fount solutions for the printing industry. We are a recognised partner of machine manufacturers, suppliers and FOGRA.

In April 2022, WS Print GmbH & Co. KG was acquired by Contiweb B.V., a specialised manufacturer of drying and web handling systems and provider of integrated technical solutions for web offset and web inkjet printing. With the acquisition by Contiweb, we can jointly expand our product range and continue to offer integrated solutions. Together we can help our customers reduce printing costs, lower energy consumption, minimise waste, increase uptime and improve performance. 

Thanks to the many years of experience and the high level of expertise of our dedicated employees, we are able to develop sustainable, innovative and environmentally friendly products for our customers in our own research laboratory.

As a medium-sized company, we place great importance on a sustainable relationship with our partners. We have worked with many of our customers for many years and maintain close personal contact. We excel at providing excellent service directly on site through our print technicians, who accompany the use of our products in the application.

We - WS print - take our responsibility for sustainable, innovative and ecological products seriously and are aware of our social responsibility towards our customers as well as our employees. With expertise, competence, reliability and down-to-earthness, we will continue to be a reliable partner for you in the future.

Then & Now

Our history


Foundation of the company by Wolfgang Spielberger


Relocation to the newly built offices after personal expansion in application technique and sales


Start of the in-house-manufacturing of silicone emulsions


Registration of the brand Silko®


New building for production, warehouse and offices


Start of the in-house-manufacturing of alco down® fountain solutions


Launch of our worldwide unique production facility for inline-homogenisation of silicone emulsions


New building of a second warehouse and extension of storage capacity

Registration of the brand alco down®


Certification according to DIN ISO 9001


Extension of our chemical analysis


Expansion of the European dealer network


Automating of Silko® production and enlargement of the storage capacity through new storage tanks


Full automation of the Silko® filling station


Handover of the management to stepson Alexander Auerbach-Spielberger


Change of name from Wolfgang Spielberger e.K. to WS print GmbH & Co. KG


Expansion of the product range with our newly developed WetCloth cleaning wipes and Washes washing agents


Increased cooperation with the Technical University of Nuremberg for further product development


Contiweb B.V., a specialised manufacturer of drying and web handling systems, provider of integrated technical solutions for web offset and web inkjet printing, acquires WS Print GmbH.


Restructuring of the product range and introduction of the new plastic-free product line Silko®PF.

Professional advice and service

Our service

Our technical service

We offer a competent service through our technical sales staff who have been working as printers for many years and who are specialized in sheet-fed and heatset printing.

Additionally we set up water analysis as well as dilution graphs in which you will find pH- and conductivity values for a correct dosage of our fountain solutions.

We gather and record for you all relevant data in the area of fountain solutions and offer a transparent insight in our development as well as traning courses for our all products in our range.

Our delivery service

In this point we cannot be outdone by anyone. Our high rack warehouse with space for more than 1.200 IBC in combination with our just-in-time production guarantees a perfect availability of our products. Our logistics partners, with whom we have been working together for many years, as well as our preferred carriear guarantee a punctual delivery.

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