• Severotisk gets a new, short-grain 48pp by man roland
  • Passavia gets a new 7b printing machine by Heidelberg for strengthening the main focus 7b format, entry in packaging printing
  • commissioning of two KBA Compacta C818 72pp at the locations Eurodruk-Poznań and Zrinyi
  • DPE acquires the eds.group. Goal of DPE is to support business management-teams acitvely, to drive growth in their investments. Kartesia supports the acquisition.
  • Acquisition of the second largest printing house in Hungary IPress Center (IPC) to strengthen publishing and catalogue printing in Hungary.
  • Management buy-out of Holzmann Druck GmbH & Co. KG by the local management at the end of August 2014.
  • The new owners of the eds.group are Altercap (advised by Kartesia), European Capital as well as Darby Private Equity.
  • Sale of the coldset printing house LVDS Wels in Austria to Moser Holding. Concentration of activities on sheetfed- and headset-offset.
  • Foundation of eds Romania (heatset-offset printing) as a further expansion step in South-East-Europe (fourth Greenfield-investment of the eds.group).
  • New man roland 64pp for Svoboda Press Prag
  • Sale of the whole eds.group by Verlagsgruppe Passau at Private Equity Fonds 3i, London and the management.
  • Entrance in the Hungarian market with assumption of the heatset-offset printing house Zrínyi Nyomda in Budapest.
  • Starting the next expansion step in the heatset-offset segment in the countries of Central- and East Europe with the purchase of the printing house Svoboda in Prag, the biggest one in Czech Republic.
  • New construction of the printing house Pilsen with over 13.000qm in the industrial area Borska Pole. Investment in 6 format for production of envelopes, investment in a continuous printing machine for mailing printing (third Greenfield investment of eds.group).
  • Foundation of Eurodruk-Poznań (heatset-offset) as decisive step for the expansion in Poland (second Greenfield investment of eds.group).
  • Merger between Passavia with Neue Presse Druckservice GmbH to PASSAVIA Druckservice GmbH & Co. KG. Moving of Passavia to Passau, Sperrwies. Common brand presentation of the three german sheetfed printing houses (Passavia, Holzmann, Landesverlag) under the brand just-print-it.com
  • Acquisition of the german sheetfed printing houses Holzmann Druck, Bad Wörishofen and PASSAVIA, founded in 1888 in Passau.
  • Starting of sheetfed activities in Poland with the purchase and foundation of the sheetfed printing house Eurodruk-Kraków.
  • The shareholders of eds.group insert Neue Presse Druckservice Passau (sheetfed offset printing) and the austrian Landesverlag Druckservice (sheetfed offset printing in Linz and rotary printing in Wels) into the eds.group.
  • Foundation of the North Bohemian heatset-offset printing house Severotisk in Ústí nad Labem (first Greenfield investment of eds.group) with focus on short-grain machine formats
  • In the same year participation in the West Bohemian printing house Typos (forms and commercial printing) in Pilsen in the course of the privatisation process in Czech Republic.
  • Foundation of Euro-Druckservice AG (eds.group) as future parent company for all printing activities (with exception of newspaper printing houses) of Verlagsgruppe Passau.