Expertise within the hubergroup

Gleitsmann Security Inks is part of the hubergroup. As one of the leading manufacturers of printing inks, the hubergroup has amassed many years of experience in producing and marketing printing inks, fountain solutions and printing additives.

With its 40 companies and more than 200 branches, sales offices and warehouses worldwide, the hubergroup is one of the market leaders in offset and packaging printing. More than 3600 specialists help produce over 340,000 tonnes of printing ink each year.

Gleitsmann Security Inks is the specialist for security inks within the hubergroup.

Mission statement

We are an over 250-year-old family business that, through people, quality and service, has positioned itself as one of the world's leading suppliers of printing inks, varnishes, coatings, fountain solution concentrates, printing auxiliaries and related services.


According to our motto "More than just ink" we supply high quality and specialized inks for use in information, entertainment, protection and for enabling financial transactions. We advise users with commitment and expertise and we provide excellent service to help them achieve their goals.


As a global, people oriented, highly integrated and technology based supplier of printing inks we will adapt to the even changing demands in the end-use-markets more rapidly than our competitors. Our competence in attractive end use segments will make us the preferred partner for our customers. Our inks will provide functionality to printers and end users that enable us to generate healthy rates of return and to guarantee the long-term existence and growth of our family business. We, the employees of the hubergroup, all work together as a team to achieve this success.

Core values

The following core values are at the heart of our every action and are intended to guarantee the successful future of the hubergroup:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Respect
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Responsibility
  • Transparency
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Protection
  • Team spirit
  • Innovation

Gleitsmann exports its security inks to every country in the world from Berlin. Exports currently account for more than 90 percent of sales.