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Cela Grafiska on the Ladder to Success

Cela Grafiska on the Ladder to Success

First KBA Rapida 75E in Scandinavia The B2-format press KBA Rapida 75E, which was first shown to the public at IPEX 2010, is also attracting increasing attention in the Scandinavian countries. A five-colour coater version was recently taken into production at Cela Grafiska in the Swedish town of Vänersborg, approx. 100 km northeast of Göteborg. Cela Grafiska was founded as far back as 1848,...

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Sheet Hydroforming Press offers 32 in. diameter work area.

With 13 in. maximum draw depth capacity and 12 in. stroke, 10,000 psi Model 32-10-12SC offers precision forming of sheet metal parts not well suited to traditional forming methods. By uniformly drawing metal around single tool, press minimizes material thinning and eliminates need for mating dies. Fully programmable touchscreen controls enable operator to adjust pressure and punch position...

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Plastics Professionals Visit NPE in Orlando

Negri Bossi and Sacmi fly to Florida to present their latest range of products, from the revolutionary EOS to the innovative CHS vision system used to eliminate closing defects. Npe, the most important exhibition in the world for the plastics industry, will take place from April 1 to 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This occasion is not to be missed by the Sacmi...

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KBA Commander CT: High-Tech Newspaper Production in Bavaria/Germany

On 14 March, some 50 representatives of the trade press and prominent newspaper publishers from Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland gathered at Der Neue Tag printing company in Weiden in Upper Palatinate, near the German/Czech border. They had been invited to participate in an open house and take a closer look at the first triple-width KBA Commander CT in Europe under production...

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Connor-Suzhou adds More Press Capacity

Suzhou - Connor Manufacturing (Suzhou) continues to expand punch-press capacity to support their growth plans by adding two new 300T presses. In response to changing market conditions, Connor has positioned themselves to further improve their abilities to meet customer demands for rapid response, ease of doing business, and access to its strategic location. In an environment where lead times can...

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Successful Quartet

Yet another KBA Rapida 106 at 07 Gruppen in Oslo The eight-colour Rapida 106 perfector fired up by Norwegian design, print and multimedia publishing specialist 07 Gruppen AS at the end of January 2012 is already the fourth makeready world champion press from KBA to be installed since 2008. With two of these high-speed medium-format models at each of the locations Oslo and Aurskog, the biggest...

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DruckHaus Rieck in Delmenhorst Invests in KBA Commander CT

High-tech compact web offset presses increasingly popular in Germany This decision of DruckHaus Rieck in Delmenhorst sees yet another German newspaper publisher opt to invest in the highly successful Commander CT web offset press. The Delmenhorst company has ordered a triple-width (6/2) version with two towers, two reelstands and two folders from Koenig & Bauer (KBA). Within the framework of a...

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Success with Rapida 75E

Success with Rapida 75E

Merlin in Bremen: from Eduscho's inplant printing department to independent enterprise Coffee is a constant in Heinz Höppner's life. The former head of the inplant printing department at Eduscho, a coffee roaster, seized a unique opportunity of going independent in 1998 when major coffee roasters started selling off their non-core assets. The contract included sufficient work for two years,...

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Leyprint Targets Double-Digit Growth with Rapida 105

Leyprint Targets Double-Digit Growth with Rapida 105

UK packaging specialist opts for KBA Leyprint targets double-digit growth with Rapida 105 Fourth-generation family-run packaging specialist Leyprint is targeting 10.5 per cent year-on-year growth following its investment in a B1 (41in) KBA Rapida. The -£4.5m ($7.1m) turnover operation, based in Leyland, Lancashire, replaced two B1 Komori presses with the six-colour plus coater Rapida 105 at the...

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High Containment Retrofit Solution for Capsule Filling Machines and Tablet Presses

High Containment Retrofit Solution for Capsule Filling Machines and Tablet Presses

Capsule filling machines and tablet presses are expensive long term investments. The conundrum for manufacturing is how to address increased safety requirements from ever increasing drug potency. It is not normally viable to replace existing machines with new high containment versions, and sometimes a quicker solution is required if a new production demand needs to be considered. Powder Systems...

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