KBA Rapida 105 Seven-Colour UV Hybrid Press at Box Asia, Thailand
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Koenig & Bauer AG
Press release date: May 3, 2011
Unlimited flexibility addresses rising demand for diversity
Box Asia Group International Company Ltd has been established in 1995 as an international printing and packaging company that provides value added packaging solutions to the flat and corrugated cardboard, aluminum, plastic and foil printing marketplace. The company primarily sells to large international customers around the globe from their strategic location in Thailand. Box Asia Group has positioned itself as one of the most innovative and competitive companies in the industry in the fastest growing economic region in the world: South East Asia.
The company has achieved the highest international standards of quality including ISO 9001-2008 honors and the GMI Certification, (Graphic Measures International Ltd), under the name "Avery Dennison Box Asia Group". This is a standard performance required for store packing by Target USA.
Located at a feasible distance of 100 kms from the International Airport of Thailand (Suvarnabhumi) and 25 kms from the International Port of Thailand (Laemchabang), has proved to be a major attribute towards sustainable success of the group.
Being an integrated group, Box Asia is fully equipped with all the facilities in house, for allied activities such as Prepress, Artwork and Designing, Mock Up Machine, CTP, Mixing Ink, Sheeter Machine (to cut paper), Embossing, Stitching, Lamination and all facilities for diecutting and folding.
The company employs a work staff of 250 highly skilled, loyal, dedicated and experienced operations team that is "fluent" in the operation of sophisticated equipment and processes. Most of the employees have been in the group, right from the establishment of the company. Box Asia has been successful in each of its 16 years in business, has built valuable brand recognition, and has extended its sales reach throughout the globe.
Box Asia Group has developed a process of producing and delivering products frequently to manufacturers that allows light inventory for the company and its customers. The company has perfected a true "just in time" for its customer needs. Since 1995, Box Asia has come a long way and successfully established itself as the most innovative company in the entire South East Asian region, and has a established long term contracts with major international companies such as Canon, Panasonic, Hitachi, Kellogg's, Dumex, Durex, Euro Foods, Jelly Belly, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Funai (Emerson and Sylvania for USA, Canada and Europe), Ocean Glass, Commy 4 U, among others.
Business expected to evolve in the future
The printing and packaging business is highly competitive and driven by manufacturing and technological breakthroughs. However, the President Managing Director of Box Asia Group, Mr. Mayer Dalu, strongly believes that by keeping abreast of technological development, the company has remained committed to continually investing in the latest printing equipment with the most advanced technology, which has strongly contributed to and is ready to face the future challenges.
This is the reason, the group has chosen to invest in a seven-colour KBA Rapida 105 with coater and UV/hybrid capability and is proud to announce that the management is in the process of acquisition of a seven-colour KBA Rapida142 UV press. The high-end technology is projected to reduce the cycle of time at every step of production, enhance the quality and creativity, lead to cost saving benefits and contribute to deliveries on time.
The start-up of the new seven-colour UV coater press with hybrid capabilities at the beginning of the year underscores the agility in addressing market trends. Mr Dalu chose the special-format 740 x 1050mm (29.31 x 41.34in) Rapida for its "unprecedented level of flexibility and quality".
"The KBA press is ahead of the curve in every key aspect of technology, yet is exceptionally reliable. KBA's international reputation for quality excellence and customer service is a sound basis for trust, and we shall build on this in the future."
Meeting customer needs
The customer need for highly appealing and visually pleasing packaging solutions that do the work of selling products to customers at the personal level. Box Asia Group International is fully aware that their company serves the vital need of managing their clients brand in the market place from store front to store front and customer to customer. Customers desire suppliers that adhere to the highest international standards of quality at the most competitive prices.
Enquiries: Martin Dänhardt
Tele: +49 351 833-2580