It's All About Our Apps ...


Telstar Engineering has been designing and building applications for the label printing industry for over 26 years. These apps make it possible for label production companies of all sizes to offer customers and new business prospects the most sophisticated graphics imaginable. We custom engineer and install our retrofit units for virtually any brand of press from veteran models to completely new press installations. Telstar is the #1 Worldwide provider of this smart, efficient way to get higher performance from your valuable presses. Let us show you how your existing systems can be used to grow your business and your bottom line.




Yes, we will be at......


Label Expo in Booth 3903


Chicago, September 25-27


...but call us now to boost your businesswith our profit producing apps!

Cast & Cure

We pioneered the development of this technology for retrofit installations. We offer it as a single unit install or as part of our Multi-Decorator unit.

Cold Foil

Cold Foil has grown in popularity with its ever advancing ability to produce stunning effects and highly detailed images.


Custom Conveyor Systems are frequently ordered with other Telstar equipment. Stacking collating, counting and sorting free operator time for more important tasks.

DecoModTM Multi-Decorator

Our versatile development for serious printing. The Multi-Decorator performs cold foil, cast & cure, spot or flood UV colors or varnish, UV adhesives + laminating.

Digital Retrofits

Telstar has been engineering and installing Variable Information Printing systems on existing presses since digital technology arrived in the label industry.


Flexo is an important, fast growing requirement for label printers who want to compete and even survive in today's marketplace. Check out our "Flexo Survival Kits" here. .

Fold & Turn

From the simplest Turn Bars to our exclusive, high-performance Single, Double, or Triple Plowfold units we help you produce those profitable, complex coupons and booklet labels.

Hot Foil Stamping

Hot Foil continues to make a steady market for ultra-fine graphic effects. Tuned precisely to your parent press capabilities easily changes from brass to aluminum, to magnetic dies.

Hot Melt & Pattern Slot

Here's an app for adhesive patterns and producing pill cards, wrist bands, business forms, linerless labels and more. Set it up as a Servo Driven stand alone.


Looking to improve register? Look to our Laminating apps like Servo Infeed, Creasing, Heated Rollers, Mechanical Options, Regulator Pneumatics, and Vacuum-Nip Rollers.

Rewinds & Unwind

Our depth of experience in assisting label producers with this critical quality performance part of ever job is unparalleled in the industry. Check out our many applications here.

Rotary Die

Inline or offline, bridge or rail mounts - our Die Stations fit your specific project - servo driven interprint die cutting, register/re-register, bombine with cold foil, winders and more.

Rotary Screen

Serious label printers turn to Telstar to create superior results with Rotary Screen. You must check out the long list of installations and the benefits our retrofits offer.

We Do More ...


With this list of Press Retrofit Apps you can build your own in-house Converting Press. Consider our Offliner Web Transport Platform as a stand alone digital system for variable information printing or for added converting and offline testing of new techniques and materials. Call us about adding Telstar Servo power to your existing mechanical equipment and remember, Telstar's exclusive CadToGo Onsite Engineering delivers initial equipment installation to keep downtime at a minimum.


Call us today and be sure to ink us on your Label-Expo to-do list.


Tom Kirtz

President and Chief Engineer