Posted März 7, 2018
The focus on growth markets, such as conventional and digital packaging printing, is a key element of the successful Koenig & Bauer strategy. With its decision to re-enter the market for presses dedicated to the processing of corrugated board, the company has now taken the next logical step along this road. The new Koenig & Bauer presses were officially unveiled to the market at the FEFCO Technical Seminar 2017 in Vienna. And just a short time later, the Klingele Group was welcomed on board as a top-class cooperation partner for the high board line rotary die-cutter CorruCUT.
The Klingele Group has ordered a six-colour press with a working width of 2,800 mm for its Delmenhorst box plant. The press is in every respect a completely new design – from the feeder, via the printing units and rotary die-cutter to the delivery. The CorruCUT also incorporates a number of unique features such as a vacuum-belt feeder without infeed shaft, a new solution for anilox roller exchange and an overhead vacuum delivery.
The new CorruCUT will first be set up and tested at the Koenig & Bauer manufacturing plant in Würzburg, and is then scheduled for delivery in early 2019. In addition, the two companies have already concluded an agreement on further presses in the future.
The Klingele Group was founded in 1920 and current managing partner Dr. Jan Klingele represents the third generation of the owning family. The product range covers corrugated base paper manufactured using recycled waste paper, innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for a diversity of industries and applications, as well as adhesives.