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Flying Job Change and 20,000 Sheets Per Hour Impress Printers

British commercial printers gather news at KBA in Radebeul Flying Job Change and 20,000 sheets per hour impress printers Hot on the heels of British packaging printers who took an informative tour of Koenig & Bauer in Radebeul in April, in mid-May some 25 commercial printers from the UK also visited this KBA site. The high-quality printing samples were a hot topic in discussions about processes...

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Rapida 145 Welcomes "big sister" KBA Rapida 164

At drupa last year, KBA celebrated the official launch of the Rapida 145, its latest series of high-performance large-format presses in format VI (106 x 145 cm). In the meantime, almost 40 customers have taken delivery of the new presses, which are engineered for production speeds up to 17,000 sph. At the beginning of 2013, but without pomp or a special welcome party, the Rapida 145 was joined by...

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KBA Rapida 106 Boosts Capacity at DCT in Coburg

Stepping up speed and quality for online print business An eight-colour Rapida 106 in a configuration for 4-over-4 perfecting was taken into production at DCT in Coburg just a few weeks ago. This press gives us an unbeatable capacity," says the delighted managing director Peter Pratsch. After all, the newly installed medium-format press also cruises along at speeds up to 15,000 sph in perfecting...

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Sixth KBA Road Show Through China a Great Success

Chinese printers value first-hand expert know-how Over the past six years the yearly KBA road show throughout China has become somewhat of a tradition. Since 2007 KBA has visited numerous cities all over the country informing Chinese printers of the latest technological trends in sheetfed offset every October and interest grows from year to year. With over 800 participants at six locations in...

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Waterless Newspaper Printing on the Rhine

8th KBA Cortina user workshop at the Rheinische Post in DÃ-¼sseldorf On 19 and 20 September representatives of European and Dubai newspaper publishing houses where environmentally-friendly KBA Cortina waterless web offset presses are installed attended the eighth Cortina user workshop at Rheinisch Bergische Druckerei (RBD) in Düsseldorf. A dampener-free Cortina has been printing the...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Creative Meeting Point for Offset and Digital Printers

Following a packed pre-Drupa event at its Radebeul facility in March, on its 3,500mÂ-² (37,700ft²) stand in hall 16 Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) showcased a raft of new digital and offset launches at Drupa under the banner sprinting ahead". They included new, highly automated sheetfed offset presses for all formats, a litho press with integrated inkjet printing device, new web offset...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

KBA Rapida 75C Struts Its Stuff at Tempo Grafica in Viamao

From Expoprint in SÃ-£o Paulo to Rio Grande del Sul In July last year, just a few weeks after making its Brazilian debut at the Expoprint trade fair in São Paulo, the first KBA Rapida 75C in South America came on stream at Tempo Grafica in Viamao, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Management had already drawn up a contract for a press from another German manufacturer, but...

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Large-format Pioneer on Growth Trajectory in Brazil

Rapida 130a completes KBA press fleet at Grafica Brasil The ambitious growth strategy pursued by Brazil's no. 1 large-format printer, Grafica Brasil, has made it a showcase for both large- and medium-format Rapida sheetfed offset presses from Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA). In September last year its fourth KBA press - a Rapida 130a perfector - came on stream at the main plant in Brasilia. The company...

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Compacta 215 Soon to Roll in Hong Kong

The Ringier Group of Switzerland will soon be firing up a 16pp KBA Compacta 215 commercial web offset press at its facility in Hong Kong The press will join a fleet of non-KBA presses. Global player A global player with a payroll of 7,500 and a total of eleven production plants in Europe (Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Switzerland) and Asia, Ringer...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Flying Job Change and 20,000 Sheets Per Hour Impress Printers

British commercial printers gather news at KBA in Radebeul Flying Job Change and 20,000 sheets per hour impress printers Hot on the heels of British packaging printers who took an informative tour of Koenig & Bauer in Radebeul in April, in mid-May some 25 commercial printers from the UK also visited this KBA site. The high-quality printing samples were a hot topic in discussions about processes...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Rapida 145 Welcomes "big sister" KBA Rapida 164

At drupa last year, KBA celebrated the official launch of the Rapida 145, its latest series of high-performance large-format presses in format VI (106 x 145 cm). In the meantime, almost 40 customers have taken delivery of the new presses, which are engineered for production speeds up to 17,000 sph. At the beginning of 2013, but without pomp or a special welcome party, the Rapida 145 was joined by...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

KBA Rapida 106 Boosts Capacity at DCT in Coburg

Stepping up speed and quality for online print business An eight-colour Rapida 106 in a configuration for 4-over-4 perfecting was taken into production at DCT in Coburg just a few weeks ago. This press gives us an unbeatable capacity," says the delighted managing director Peter Pratsch. After all, the newly installed medium-format press also cruises along at speeds up to 15,000 sph in perfecting...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Sixth KBA Road Show Through China a Great Success

Chinese printers value first-hand expert know-how Over the past six years the yearly KBA road show throughout China has become somewhat of a tradition. Since 2007 KBA has visited numerous cities all over the country informing Chinese printers of the latest technological trends in sheetfed offset every October and interest grows from year to year. With over 800 participants at six locations in...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterless Newspaper Printing on the Rhine

8th KBA Cortina user workshop at the Rheinische Post in DÃ-¼sseldorf On 19 and 20 September representatives of European and Dubai newspaper publishing houses where environmentally-friendly KBA Cortina waterless web offset presses are installed attended the eighth Cortina user workshop at Rheinisch Bergische Druckerei (RBD) in Düsseldorf. A dampener-free Cortina has been printing the...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Creative Meeting Point for Offset and Digital Printers

Following a packed pre-Drupa event at its Radebeul facility in March, on its 3,500mÂ-² (37,700ft²) stand in hall 16 Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) showcased a raft of new digital and offset launches at Drupa under the banner sprinting ahead". They included new, highly automated sheetfed offset presses for all formats, a litho press with integrated inkjet printing device, new web offset...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

KBA Rapida 75C Struts Its Stuff at Tempo Grafica in Viamao

From Expoprint in SÃ-£o Paulo to Rio Grande del Sul In July last year, just a few weeks after making its Brazilian debut at the Expoprint trade fair in São Paulo, the first KBA Rapida 75C in South America came on stream at Tempo Grafica in Viamao, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. Management had already drawn up a contract for a press from another German manufacturer, but...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Large-format Pioneer on Growth Trajectory in Brazil

Rapida 130a completes KBA press fleet at Grafica Brasil The ambitious growth strategy pursued by Brazil's no. 1 large-format printer, Grafica Brasil, has made it a showcase for both large- and medium-format Rapida sheetfed offset presses from Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA). In September last year its fourth KBA press - a Rapida 130a perfector - came on stream at the main plant in Brasilia. The company...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Compacta 215 Soon to Roll in Hong Kong

The Ringier Group of Switzerland will soon be firing up a 16pp KBA Compacta 215 commercial web offset press at its facility in Hong Kong The press will join a fleet of non-KBA presses. Global player A global player with a payroll of 7,500 and a total of eleven production plants in Europe (Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Switzerland) and Asia, Ringer...

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