German manufacturer of printing presses and printing supplies. The largest producers of printing presses in the world.
During the 1990s, this company purchased a failing competitor, Linotype-Hell AG. Part of that company was reorganized as Linotype Library GmbH. In November 2005, Linotype Library GmbH changed its name to the stortend Linotype GmbH.
In 2006, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen sold Linotype GmbH to Monotype Imaging Inc..