UV systems for printing,
coating and converting

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About us

GEW (EC) Limited designs and manufactures Arc and UV LED curing systems for printing, coating and converting applications. The company is the leading manufacturer of UV systems for label and narrow web printing, with a world-class production facility at its UK headquarters, subsidiaries in the USA & Germany, and an extensive list of worldwide distributors.

GEW also specialises in the design and installation of UV LED systems and introduced its latest UV LED product, LeoLED, in 2019. Representing the next generation for UV LED curing, LeoLED is compatible with GEW’s renowned ArcLED hybrid system. The technology has been redesigned and refined for simplicity to bring UV LED within affordable reach for all, while at the same time delivering maximum power and UV dose.

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GEW products

GEW has an array of UV lamp and LED products to meet almost any printing or converting need. All products can be integrated seamlessly by GEW to fit your machine. Find out more…


UV LED systems

UV LED systems are the future of UV curing and GEW’s products are unmatched in performance and value throughout the industry…


UV lamp systems

Mercury lamp systems are an efficient, long-established UV light source for industrial processes and they’re still growing in use today…

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Excimer systems

Excimer lamps produce vacuum ultraviolet radiation for various applications and can be easily integrated onto machinery up to 2.3m wide.

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Laboratory units

GEW designs and builds stand-alone UV laboratory units, perfect for research and development facilities or press room ink proofing…

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Commercial printing

An ever-expanding print communications market segment encompassing catalogues, manuals, advertising, menus, stationery, and all other products where the print is the primary product function.

Label converting

UV cured inks, coatings and adhesives are used to create highly decorative, durable and functional product labels that offer brighter and bolder colours than other printing methods.

Package converting

Packaging converters use GEW UV to produce materials that protect, contain, preserve, and dispense the primary product while also making items easier to handle, transport, store, and use.

Direct to product decoration

Graphics and text are printed and cured on various manufactured items including rigid plastic, glass, and metal packaging; consumer and industrial goods; and promotional ad specialty items.

Industrial Coating, Converting & Finishing

Industrial coating, converting & finishing

GEW is a specialist producer of highly efficient UV curing systems for coating, converting & finishing applications. Find out more…

Specialist UV systems

GEW offer a dedicated service for SUV systems, which are typically large UV installations featuring heavily customised integration work to suit the customer’s machine and process.

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A brief history

GEW was formed in March 1991 by Gillian and Malcolm Rae, to provide the narrow web label market with compact, efficient air-cooled UV curing systems…

GEW Exhibitions

The show must go on

GEW is present at all major professional trade shows and exhibitions in the label, coating, converting and sheetfed printing industries. Come and meet the team…

GEW News

Making the headlines

With a global presence and market-leading, innovative products, GEW is constantly in the news. Find out more about our latest happenings…