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10 Nov 2017

While Koenig & Bauer celebrated its 200th anniversary in September 2017, the Asia Pacific branch was congruently exhibiting at Pack Print International 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. We spoke with Andreas Friedrich, managing director for KBA Asia Pacific, to gather his thoughts and catch up on the company’s regional activities.

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6 Nov 2017

Koenig & Bauer concluded a successful 200th anniversary week with a clear strategy for the future and a rebranding initiative.

More than 13,000 visitors gathered at Koenig & Bauer AG’s Open Day on 23 September 2017 as the company concluded festivities for its 200th anniversary. The German press manufacturer first kicked off celebrations...

2 Oct 2017

At drupa 2016, TCPL Packaging, one of the largest packaging printing companies in India, ordered three Rapida 106 presses from KBA-Sheetfed.

One of them already started its journey to the TCPL Silvassa plant in autumn 2016. The second started production in the Guwahati plant at the end of August.

This is a special press with six inking un...

21 Sep 2017

As part of its 200-year anniversary, the German press manufacturer presents a new rebranding initiative. 

  • KBA reverts back to original brand name: Koenig & Bauer

  • Along with new brand name, is a logo and tagline: “we’re on it”

  • All products and services will also have the same look and design

  • The new Koenig & Bauer brand...

14 Sep 2017

Koenig & Bauer gathers a diversity of packaging print solutions at Pack Print International 2017 .

The trade show Pack Print International, which is organised by Messe Düsseldorf Asia, will be returning to the Bangkok Trade & Exhibition Centre for the sixth time from 20th to 23rd September. Koenig & Bauer AG can be found in Hall 100 (boo...

25 Aug 2017

One of Japan's leading ink manufacturers, Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd., has invested in the EVO XD flexo press system from KBA-Flexotecnica. The investment in to further advance the development of new inks for the printing of flexible packaging.

“With the EVO XD, we have found exactly the press we were looking for. The...

15 Aug 2017

Koenig & Bauer is able to report favourable business performance in the second quarter of 2017. The group celebrates its 200th anniversary this year.

“The successful trade shows Print China in Beijing, interpack in Düsseldorf and METPACK in Essen contributed to a substantial year-on-year increase in order intake in packaging solutions fo...

29 Jun 2017

Under the banner “Built for Your Needs. The KBA B2 Presses”, KBA-Sheetfed has kicked off a campaign aimed specifically at half-format printers and others with particular interests in that segment of the print market.

The two half-format presses Rapida 75 PRO and Rapida 76 are being presented during a series of open days at KBA's manufact...

22 Jun 2017

With the ErgoTronic AutoRun and Rapida LiveApp, KBA aims to redefine standards for print automation.

Automation of the individual process steps in print production is today more important than ever before. The Rapida presses from KBA-Sheetfed already incorporate extensive automation: For top production speeds up to 20,000 sheets/hour, fo...

19 May 2017

Koenig & Bauer (KBA) reported a successful China Print show in Beijing this year. The show was placed under the motto “Origin & Future – 200 Years Koenig & Bauer”, and visitors to the 1,000 m2 stand from China and other countries in the region were treated to a raft of offset, flexo, screen printing and digital solutions for the commerc...

17 Mar 2017

Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) announced that it will be building a new digital and flexographic press demo centre at the company’s Würzburg parent plant for a new

The foundation stone of the new building was laid on 14 March by KBA Chairman Claus-Bolza-Schünemann and Christoph Müller, CEO of the subsidiaries KBA-Digital & Web Solutions AG & C...

19 Aug 2016

The HP PageWide Web Press T1100S joins the line of HP digital packaging solutions, set to transform the market for high volume, high speed corrugated packaging printing. 

Parallel to drupa 2016, HP gave customers a first glimpse of the new HP PageWide Web Press T1100S, held at an event at the KBA facilities in Wurzburg, Germany. Some 100...

2 Jun 2016

KBA-Sheetfed has collaborated with XEROX Corporation in America to develop a digital B1 sheetfed press, the KBA VariJET 106 Powered by XEROX, for folding carton printers.

The KBA VariJET 106 Powered by Xerox integrates Xerox Impika inkjet technology into the KBA Rapida 106 press platform.


The press, in the final stages of development, wi...

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