Graphic Arts Industry
see. control. automate.

77 Years Quality & Precision for the Printing Industry

Nela headquarter77 years of NELA – in this time span we have grown from a small German craftman’s shop to a renowned global prepress and printing system supplier. Since the brothers Ernst & Bernhard Neumeister founded the company in 1938 to manufacture light-metal fillets for book printers, the printing industry has undergone dramatic changes. NELA, being a flexible, innovative and family-owned business, has always kept up with the speed of development. When offset printing became an established printing technology, NELA started promoting pre-press technology with its own products.

Today, NELA is the leading supplier of register systems and automation solutions for the prepress industry worldwide, with additional vision system technology covering the rubber and medical industry. Our core competences are optical inspection and control devices in combination with automation systems. Future-oriented products and outstanding services support the processes of our customers through superior quality, security and efficiency. Our product line includes:

  • 3point Printing Plate Punch Benders
  • Optical Printing Plate Punch Benders
  • Press Locks
  • Fully Automatic Plate Benders
  • Semi Automatic Plate Benders
  • Plate Transportation Systems
  • Plate Conveyors and Stackers
  • Sheetfed Punch Benders
  • Slip Sheet Removers
  • And many custom-made prepress and printing plate solutions

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our product and service offerings and contact us via email or phone to talk to one of our prepress specialists!

Toll Free at 1-888-407-4808 or 715-425-1900 or email us at

Solutions For Your Business


Register punching and bending systems, plate transport and plate sorting, automation solutions for prepress, plate punch benders and many more custom solutions.
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Variable register punching and bending systems - for different plate sizes and plate configurations, plate stackers, and plate automation solutions for your prepress operations. Learn more!

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nela service


NELA offers service 24/7, 365 days so clients can always reach out for technical support. Comprehensive spare parts & maintenance packages provide additional peace of mind! Call 1-888-407-4808

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