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Hot stamping

Maximum precision for your plastic surfaces

Maximum precision for your plastic surfaces: From color gradients to razor-sharp decors in the highest photo quality, you can put your stamp on your surfaces to promote your brand. You can refine all or part of your products in a single operation. Even sustainable chromium-based metallization is possible with this process. Benefit from maximum flexibility and precision. What’s more, our decorations don’t affect the recyclability of the surfaces.


Hot Stamping Process


Hot Stamping PERFORMANCE+ is particularly suitable for decorating complex multidimensional geometries. A two-part mold is used in this process. While the components are inserted fully automatically into the lower part of the mold, the carrier film with the decoration, which is guided on a roll above the component, is drawn to the wall of the upper mold part by vacuum. The tool closes, pressing the coating onto the component with heat. The carrier material is then peeled off. Users benefit from high efficiency and lower energy consumption than with classic hot stamping, as PERFORMANCE+ eliminates the need to preheat the material.

Vertical stamping and roller embossing

For high-level decoration of flat or curved surfaces, rely on the economical hot stamping process for unique effects, whether full-surface or partial. The decoration is applied with extreme precision using vertical stamping or roller embossing. Our hot stamping designs give your products a special radiance and resistance to external influences. Recycled materials can also be excellently finished. Hot stamping opens up a wide range of design options, including environmentally friendly metallization without the use of harmful chrome VI. Unleash the full potential of your surfaces!

Hot-stamping expertise from a single source

Our range includes everything OEMs and suppliers want for their automotive surfaces: Glossy and matte designs, SLM foils, in BRUSHED look or glossy for fans of a metallic look and feel. Because we also implement haptic designs with our finishings. Thinner than a human hair, they are recyclable.


The KURZ Group not only offers the right decorative layers, but also the right machines for the application. With the KURZ subsidiaries BAIER (machines) and Hinderer + Mühlich (silicone and embossing tools), you can add the desired processes to your production line efficiently and flexibly. KURZ supports you along the entire value chain.

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