Cronite - Since 1886

Cronite the world leader in intaglio equipment, inks and supplies

Cronite History

From its humble beginning in New York City in 1886 as a jewelry store which hardened plates for the printing industry, Cronite has evolved into the technological leader of the flat stamping intaglio industry.

The company remains a family business having passed through 3 generations of the Steffens family and provides personal customer service as only a family oriented business can.

Intaglio Machinery and Inks

Cronite  has developed and improved much of the machinery used today in flat stamping intaglio production.

That includes:

  • Designing and improving the 5 x 9 and 3 x 8 ¾ Hi Speed presses to maximize their speed and image printing size to accommodate today’s needs.
  • Development of the 7 x 11 press to increase the image printing size of the presses.
  • Increasing the versatility of the presses by designing attachments to do both hot foil stamping and registered holograms
  • Designing and producing the industry leading sheet feeder and continuous feeder
  • Developing environmentally friendly water based acrylic inks
  • Designing and building the user friendly and economical Super Etch etching machine

We at Cronite remain committed to the advancement of the industry and continue to strive to develop and improve our products to meet the needs of our customer base.