Mergenthaler-Linotype GmbH

Indicies : History : Mergenthaler-Linotype GmbH

From 1973–1987, this was the Mergenthaler Linotype group of companies’ subsidiary in Germany. Their headquarters was in Frankfurt.

The German Linotype became a publically traded entity in 1987 under the name Linotype AG (later Linotype-Hell AG. These public days wouldn’t last a decade; the company was eventually purchased by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, and reorganized as the subsidiary Linotype Library.