Welcome To Direct To Plate

Direct to Plate Ltd is the sole supplier of pre-press equipment from Krause Biagosh GmbH in Germany including workflow, computer to plate and plate processors.


In addition DTP supply Hasse and Heights plate processors, Nela and Beil punch benders.


Direct To Plate offers pre-press support and back up to printers on a national basis – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Our team of engineers are continuously trained on all new and existing equipment from the company’s suppliers and partners.


They have a wealth of experience of working with conventional and digital equipment.


Customers benefit from an ongoing maintenance contract to ensure equipment runs to its full potential, an around the clock telephone support line and through the night technician availability.


The level of service contracted to a company is completely flexible and can be tailored to the needs of the printer.


At present DTP is servicing over 100 installations in the UK, including Krause conventional and CTP and digital systems, Haase plate processors and Nela optical punch benders.DTP has been the sole distributor of Krause CtP systems in the UK since 1996 and the company was formed to service existing installations with Krause, Haase and Nela equipment.


We have since added Beil and 2B punch benders to our portfolio.


We provide the support necessary to ensure our customer’s business is run as smoothly and as profitably as possible – whether the system is under warranty with the manufacturer, or if the customer has a service contract with DTP, We can take care of it!



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