ITALY n Stefano Squarcina, who has worked in various segments of the packaging market over the past years, has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica.
Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
Stefano Squarcina has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica (Source: KBA-Flexotecnica)
Many times during its 200 years history, Koenig & Bauer AG adjusted to market changes by introducing new products and services. Growing markets like package printing, digital printing and the printing of functional parts for the industry now accounts for the bulk of the business, which only a decade ago was dominated by the construction…
Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
In the spring of 2017, Claus Bolza-Schünemann presented the best business results of the whole 200 years of the company’s history.
USA • KBA-Flexotecnica, a subsidiary of Koenig & Bauer, is bolstering its growth in North America with representation through two key industry associations.
Jeffrey R. Dietz, vice president of the web and specialty press division at KBA North America (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
GERMANY • In keeping with the Heliograph Group strategy, Bauer Logistik expanded its storage product range by developing a new rack for flexo sleeves.
The new rack for flexo sleeves by Bauer Logistik can accommodate 725 sleeves (Source: Heliograph)
MALAYASIA • The young company has focused on the printing of fast-food packaging and operates from headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. To accommodate a flood of new business, production capacity needed to be expanded. After a series of visits to companies in Europe, the company decided to invest in an ultramodern flexo printing line from KBA-Flexotecnica, a…
Holding a framed image of the new printer after signing the purchase contract (L to R): Ratha Kerisnan, managing director IPP; Andrea Dallavalla, KBA-Flexotecnica; and Andreas Friedrich, managing director KBA Asia-Pacific (Source: KBA)
GERMANY • With the signing of the contract for a syndicated credit facility, Koenig & Bauer has completed a further step towards reinforcing its stability and financial strength. The printing press manufacturer is also widening its financial scope for stepping up its profitable growth and for utilising strategic options. In addition to a guarantee facility of…
Koenig & Bauer’s expanded credit line will enable the company to investment in new products for two-piece can and corrugated printing (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
EGYPT • In mid-November invited representatives of the Egyptian print industry met with K&B experts during several seminars in Alexandria and Cairo.
Group photo with all the seminar participants in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Source, KBA)
The two companies recently agreed to further strengthen their partnership.
The Koenig & Bauer customer centre is now able to demonstrate colour management solutions for printing with an extended colour gamut from Esko (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
GERMANY • Following a good third quarter, the Koenig & Bauer group took a large step towards achieving its growth targets for revenue and earnings in 2017, the year in which it was celebrating its 200th anniversary.
the Koenig & Bauer group took a large step towards achieving its growth targets for revenue and earnings in 2017 (Source: KBA)
GERMANY • The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for the company’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders. Introduced at drupa 2016, it was delivered for the first time in July 2017.
The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for Bauer’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders of up to 1,400 mm (55”) face length (Source: Heliograph Holding)
JAPAN • To further advance the development of new inks for the printing of flexible packaging, the company recently decided to invest in an ultra-modern flexo press system from KBA-Flexotecnica, a subsidiary of Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA). Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals is one of Japan’s leading ink manufacturers and they believe the EVO XD is…
The EVO XD for Dainichiseika in Japan is prepared for the flexible use of water-based inks (Source, KBA-Flexotecnia)
ITALY • The Koenig & Bauer Group subsidiary KBA-Flexotecnica S.p.A. has expanded its sales team with Richard Warnick, the new sales manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia. Parallel to these duties, he will also be acting as global key account manager. Richard Warnick has worked in the print industry for more than 20 years,…
As new sales manager at KBA-Flexotecnica, Richard Warnick is responsible for the markets UK, Ireland and Scandinavia (Source: KBA)
GERMANY • Nine months before the official ceremony to mark the 200th anniversary of Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) in September 2017, the foundations were laid at the company’s Würzburg headquarters for a new digital and flexographic press demo centre. The location was chosen to provide suitable, conveniently situated presentation facilities with easy access to Frankfurt…
Architect’s sketch of the new demo centre for digital and flexo presses at KBA’s headquarters in Würzburg (Source, KBA)
GERMANY • As of January 1, 2017, Daniele Vaglietti, CEO of IMS Deltamatic S.p.A., has been appointed CEO of Goebel Schneid- und Wickelsysteme GmbH. He succeeds Roberta Ghilardi in her responsibility for administration and finance. He will take on this role while continuing to hold the post of CEO of IMS Deltamatic as well.
As of January Daniele Vaglietti, CEO of IMS Deltamatic, has been appointed CEO of Goebel Schneid und Wickelsysteme GmbH as well. He will continue to hold both posts
GERMANY • After three years as head of production for Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) and almost two years as managing director of KBA-Industrial Solutions, Michael Kummert stepped down from his post on 31st December 2016. Effective beginning on the 1st January 2017, his executive duties have passed to Dr. Martin Kraus, who has now…
Effective on 1 January 2017, Dr Martin Kraus has assumed the duties of sole managing director of KBA Industrial Solutions.