Kodak Announces Plate Price Increase

Rochester, NY, Monday, September 18, 2017 — Kodak announced today that it will increase the price of all Kodak offset printing plates globally. Plate prices will increase up to 9%. Over the past 12 months, Kodak has been absorbing significant increases in costs for raw materials that are used to produce its offset plates, including: aluminum;

Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd. is one of Japan’s leading ink manufacturers. 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). “With the EVO XD, we

New Rapida 145 and retrofit for an existing Rapida 105 50 million sheets, but ever shorter runs Up to 50 makeready cycles per day Puzzles with up to 40,000 pieces Ravensburger is a leading European provider of puzzles, games and activity products, and a leading publisher of children’s and youth books in the German-speaking region.

Good order intake of €602m Revenue of €539m down slightly on the previous year due to more deliveries in H2 High order backlog of €621m EBIT of €16.3m Favourable customer response to new and enhanced solutions Guidance for 2017 confirmed: revenue of up to €1.25bn and an EBIT margin of around 6%    After a

Compact design and extensive automation clinched the investment decision Significantly improved print quality Additional production capacities   It was 45 years ago that LacherDruck in Memmingen converted a former ballroom restaurant into a printshop. There are still visible signs today – the parquet floor, stucco ceilings and an area which was no doubt once a

KBA Rapida 75 PRO for a broad spectrum of substrates Challenge Lacher Druck used to print on a 12-year-old half-format press with four inking units. To preserve their ability to offer B2B customers print products of the highest quality and at the same time to facilitate further business development, it was urgently necessary to invest

Industry-leading print technologies for labels and packaging punctuated with new Kodak Flexo HUB Watford, UK, Thursday, July 27, 2017 — At Labelexpo Europe 2017 (September 25 to 28, 2017, Brussels Expo, Belgium), Kodak will present to attendees industry-leading flexo, inkjet and software technologies and solutions for label and packaging printing. Through partnerships and collaboration with forward-looking

Almost 10 million A4 pages per day Fast job changes thanks to extensive Automation Books for more than 15 countries Strong position on the European market Book printer Neografia from Martin/Slovakia recently took delivery of an eight-colour Rapida 145 in a configuration for 4-over-4 perfecting. After comprehensive testing, the newly installed press was officially handed

EFI Fiery and HP digital devices have enhanced connectivity with PRINERGY Workflow 8.1 Rochester, NY, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 — Kodak today announced new digital capabilities in PRINERGY Workflow 8.1. With bi-directional connectivity to the broadest range of digital presses and a unique new Preset functionality, Kodak customers will now be able to streamline efficiently and

High substrate flexibility including uncoated papers and film LED-UV brings tangible economic benefits Comprehensive Automation Sales director Dietmar Heyduck (left) from KBA-Sheetfed Solutions and managing director Jan Korenc (right) from KBA CEE presented a model of the Rapida 75 PRO to Robert Tokarski (1) A few months ago, a Rapida 75 PRO with LED-UV drying

Today Kodak employees are celebrating their founder, George Eastman, on his 163rd birthday with an event supporting his philosophy and philanthropy through the company’s Print for Good program. This global initiative supports communities throughout America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East with book drives, book donations, and the printing of materials and supplies in an effort to

Equipment from five countries The investment package comprised two eight-colour Rapida 164 perfector presses for large-format 4-over-4 production and a five-colour medium-format Rapida 105 with coater from KBA-Sheetfed, an HP Indigo 10000 digital press, a large-format Magnus VLF Q2400 platesetter line from Kodak, cutting machines from Perfecta, automatic embossing and casemaking machines from Kolbus, large-format

A seven-colour Rapida 106 in a double-coater configuration will be entering production at Deluxe Packages in Karachi/Pakistan in autumn. It is the longest sheetfed offset press ever installed in the 60‑year history of the company, which supplies packaging for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and confectionery branches, as well as POS displays. Rehan Shafi Siddiqui and Zeeshan

Live presentations of Rapida 75 PRO and Rapida 76 daily through to 6th July Additional dates possible by request Easy-going exchanges in a relaxed summer atmosphere   Visit for more information 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

Four-week further training seminar at AZP Chemnitz at the invitation of PrintPromotion Intensive knowledge transfer on automation features Information on trends in sheetfed offset A special practical training session for print industry lecturers and teachers was held at KBA-Sheetfed in Radebeul on 15th June. It was attended by 15 specialist teachers from 15 countries on

Autonomous printing – Made by KBA

Standard for industrial print production Fully automatic production process without manual intervention Significant productivity increase in commercial and packaging printing Decentralised process monitoring via mobile devices and Rapida LiveApp Automation of the individual process steps in print production is today more important than ever before. It is in many respects the only way to achieve

Specialist for pharmaceuticals packaging Customer event on the future of pharma printing QualiTronic PDF for inline sheet inspection Grup Maculart in Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona) is one of Spain’s leading producers of folding boxes and patient information leaflets for the pharmaceuticals industry. In August 2016, the company invested in a five-colour KBA Rapida 105 PRO

KBA Rapida 75 PRO with LED-UV

High-quality print products in half format Challenge Color Press Art from Kielce in Poland has grown dynamically over the past few years. To date, the company worked with a four-colour KBA Performa 74. Given the ever more complex product portfolio and increased customer expectations, however, the company had no choice but to take up new

Within the framework of the METPACK trade fair in Essen from 2nd to 6th May 2017, Sun Chemical and KBA-MetalPrint announced the commencement of cooperation in the field of printing inks for metal decorating. The partnership relates above all to the three piece can segment. The metal sheets for such cans are printed on presses

In August 2017, Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) in Würzburg will be celebrating its 200th anniversary. The world’s first press-building workshop of 1817 has since blossomed into a globally successful manufacturing group with a unique portfolio of solutions for the printing industry. Anniversary festivities are planned from 21st to 23rd September – an ideal occasion

“The quality of the products which come off our brand-new C16 from KBA is outstanding. Both teams have worked together fantastically yet again. Teamwork, cooperation and perfect coordination were the keys to success,” says Jörn Kalbhenn, managing director of B&K Offsetdruck in Ottersweier. Photo call at the new KBA C16 (left to right): Hans Geideck,

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