in numbers

Annual sales

13 million euros

Number of employees


Paper consumption per year

5.000 tons

Founding year


Our work contains picture books for prestigious international publishing companies, as well as brochures and catalogues for agencies and industrial customers. Further, we produce school books for well-known german textbook publishers, contract printing for packaging and commercial printing. We are very privileged to carry the designation “the photographers’ printery”. In the past years we were honored to welcome several internationally renowned photographers for press proofing – from the “Hunters of Light” Ingo Arndt and Bernd Römmelt, to Humberto da Silva, Michael Martin, Stefan Moses (+) coming to Anton Corbijn and Annie Leibovitz.

PASSAVIA in figures and facts:

  • founded in 1888
  • takeover by in 1997
  • customer structure: publishers (art and school books), industrial companies, 
  • large-format printing with two 7b-machines
  • product structure: high-quality picture books, art books, industrial catalogues,
 school books, magazines, commercial printing
  • 65 employees
  • annual sales: about 13 million euros, exclusive of customer paper about 1,5 million 
  • distribution channel for Typos (since 2014)
  • about 4000 m² production area

Robert Vukelić

Patrick Gessler

Florian Tutte

Sebastian Kellermann

Christina Halser