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Jahrzehntelange Erfahrungen in den Bereichen Bohr-, Fräs-, Dreh- und Blechbearbeitung machen KOLBUS zu einem verlässlichen und starken Partner im Sondermaschinenbau.

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For packaging manufacturers and the luxury consumer goods industry, the highly automated BOXline system offers major advantages in the shape of far shorter order lead times and far smaller minimum order volumes.

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The KOLBUS book production line BF 530 was established in the market long ago and convinces with a huge variability of the production possibilities. The guarantor is suitable for big as well as small orders with a maximum performance of more than one book per second during constant and high level of quality.

This benefits are also appreciated by...

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The exhibition Pack Print (PPI) will be held for the sixth time in Bangkok and focuses future-oriented trends regarding the print and packaging industry for 4 exhibition days. KOLBUS will be substituted by the Thai representatives and demonstrates the Luxury Packaging solutions for the first time which were manufactured industrially with the...

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The LuxePack New York was held on 10th and 11th May 2017 as usual at the Pier 92 in New York, USA. The packaging exhibition for the luxury sector took place for the fifteenth time and is one of the most important event regarding exclusive and imaginative packaging solutions. Also KOLBUS participates this year at the famous exhibition with numerous...

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Expo Gráfica which is done every two years was located in Guadalajara, second largest town in Mexico. The exhibition exists since 1979 and represents the complete graphic industry. Companies from all over the world got the chance to provide their latest technologies and developments from the respective sector. Besides the classical engineering...

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China Print 2017

The >China Print< is already one of the most important events regarding the print industry in Asia and will be held every four years. By now, 160,000 square meters total exhibition area were available for numerous exhibitors. Furthermore, the amazing size should be extended until the next event in 2021. The main categories were divided in >Prepress...

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The Hunkeler Innovation Days as well established branch meeting with focus on >Processing of digital printed products< was held for the twelfth time this year and can be considered as a full success for KOLBUS. The four-day event attracted numerous international customers and with more than 6,000 visitors a new record was set.

KOLBUS exhibited...

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KOLBUS presents flexible BOXline modules for packaging production at interpack, May 4th - 10th, Hall 8b/ D86. Please be inspired by new ideas and technologies. We are looking forward to seeing you at interpack.
interpack.kolbus.com | Email interpack(at)kolbus.de

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The Hunkeler Innovation Days as well established branch meeting with focus on >Processing of digital printed products< was held for the twelfth time this year and can be considered as a full success for KOLBUS. The four-day event attracted numerous international customers and with more than 6,000 visitors a new record was set.

KOLBUS exhibited...

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It's time again for the >Hunkeler Innovation Days<. The twelfth event of the famous branch meeting will be held from the 20. - 23. February in Luzern, Switzerland.

The main topic of the event will be presented by the slogan >Production and finishing processes for digitally manufactured printed products<. Therefore, KOLBUS cannot be missing as...

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Since beginning of November Druckhaus Cramer in Greven, Germany, uses a new Kolbus KM 610 perfect binding line for the production of brochures, magazines and catalogues. With the investment in the latest state-of-the-art machine technology done during DRUPA the media group Lonnemann/Cramer continues to bring outsourced production back.
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At the All in Print trade fair, KOLBUS presents the digital workflow design for digital printing systems.
The principle of the KOLBUS 3 • 60 HOST server with available software components for plant networking is explained on a multi-touch display. Visitors can intuitively navigate through the presentation. In China, the interest for drupa trend...

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KOLBUS at LuxePack Monaco

Like previous years, LuxePack Monaco will be a sensational event and international meeting place for designers, brand manufacturers, trend scouts, buyers and marketers. In Grimaldi Forum some 450 exhibitors will present their packaging and packaging materials for luxury products. Among the exhibitors, many industry leaders and highly specialized...

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Das diesjährigen Team der PHWT besteht aus 58 Nachwuchsingenieuren der Studienfachrichtung Maschinenbau, Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen, Mechatronik und Elektrotechnik. KOLBUS konnte das engagierte Team erstmalig bei der Herstellung des Rennboliden unterstützen und fertigte Bauteile wie beispielsweise Radträger, Radnabe sowie weitere Teile für das...

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KOLBUS decided a few years ago to expand its product portfolio by providing solutions for >technologies for the packaging production<. Today can be announced that it has been a successful step. By now, numerous machinery have been developed which are already running at customers worldwide. KOLBUS packaging machinery guarantee high standards of...

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11 days in Düsseldorf – a lot of work, a lot of fun and an overwhelming result. The numerous international visitors were inspired of the variety and variability of the KOLBUS production solutions, which were exhibited in the booth.

According to the motto >Printopolis<, KOLBUS presented different business models.

The center of the classical...

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With the new KM 610 including Assist app OEE for production analysis and live survey, one of the most modern perfect binding lines for Bangladesh was ordered by Lecture Publications Ltd. (LPL) at KOLBUS drupa.

Since 2006, the publisher Engineer MD Mehedi Hasan has continuously been investing in the professional printing business. He recognized...

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The expectations were fulfilled - a successful start of the fair and a promising fair conclusion already at halftime for KOLBUS - with great interest many international visitors get inspired by Printopolis. The focus is on live presentations in the center of  Hall 16. With great commitment, Udo Beitans and Julian Lüker lead visitors with...

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William Metsu and Peter Leroy use their visit at drupa Printopolis to sign the contract for the first KOLBUS perfect binding line of the Roularta Media Group in Belgium. This joyful occasion was celebrated yesterday by a glass of champagne with KOLBUS Kai Büntemeyer CEO, Bernd Gosewehr COO and Michel Raty and Nicolaas De Schryver (Libertec). With...

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KOLBUS welcomes visitors from the Chinese packaging printing industry for a special demonstration of new Boxline at drupa. The group will be accompanied by the chairman of Shanghai Packaging Industy Association Mr. Fei Junde, and the general manager of Shanghai Jielong (leader in paper-packaging printing), as well as its employees.

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A few days ago, the Hannover fair - one of the largest industrial fairs - ended. The résumé for the visitors was simple. The industry 4.0 left the development stage and is now moving on into the commercialization. The technologies are ready to be increasingly integrated in the production.

This is accomplished by the KOLBUS KM 200 and therefore it...

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Luxury packaging industrially manufactured on KOLBUS line

KOLBUS Packmittel-Linie

During an Open House at Meei Jeng, located in Taipeh, Taiwan, together with Kao Asia and KOLBUS Rahden showed in mid of April several customers the new installed KOLBUS luxury packaging production line.

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Germany is known for looking out for three fundamental aspects in the selection of its machinery. Besides proven and State-of-the-Art technology the focus is on high and constant quality and a good price-performance-ratio.

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Once again, KOLBUS will host one of the biggest exhibits at this show, with a 1,400 sq. m. stand packed with innovations.

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This year the LUXE PACK Monaco, the international specialist show for creative luxury packaging, was celebrating a special anniversary. A festive show programme in the Grimaldi Forum theatre celebrated the 30-year anniversary. For the 4th time, KOLBUS exhibited at the LUXE PACK Monaco; this time with an 18 sqm stand. From the edition ›August &...

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Almost 500 representatives from the German print and media industries gathered on October 26 to celebrate the Druck&Medien Awards 2017. Awards in 25 categories were handed out on at a ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Berlin. Printshops, bookbinders and other organisations, people and companies were cited for outstanding achievements. Kai...

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W&G Baird, one of the biggest print and finishing companies in Northern Ireland, who supply products to the UK and Ireland, generated with their KOLBUS KM 600 line an impressive machine utilization of 95%. This figure was achieved by a running speed of 8,000 cycles and an average net output of 7,600 copies per hour. The product dimensions included...

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Please see a quote of one of our customers from the United States of America. The trade binder invested in a KOLBUS KM 610 perfect binder line and shared the experiences with his customers by the letter below.

“The team from Germany is headed home and the new Kolbus Perfect Binder is performing flawlessly. The impressions I’ve witnessed, from...

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Muller Martini takes over the perfect binding and bookline business from KOLBUS. This includes also the service and spare parts business for all KOLBUS bookbinding systems installed worldwide. KOLBUS sets the focus on the packaging and case making business, parts manufacturing and the foundry business.

“Structural change has changed the graphic arts...

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More than 300 exhibitors from all over the world and 50,000 visitors flocked to the exhibition in São Paulo from March 20-24, making the Brazilian city the heart of the Latin American printing industry.

With other leading manufacturers of printing machines and paper processing technology "made in Germany" KOLBUS presented in São Paulo with own booth...

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Kai Büntemeyer, Managing Partner of KOLBUS and Chairman of VDMA Printing and Paper Technology, explains in an interview the reasons for their new and clearly defined focus on the packaging market, the practical implementation of the transfer and the challenges.

> link to the interview with Kai Büntemeyer after the sale of the KOLBUS bookbinding...

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Increasing numbers of visitors enabled exhibitors to enjoy the ›Luxe Pack‹ in New York and, almost at the same time, the Italian ›Packaging Première‹. With machine-made ›Luxury Packaging by KOLBUS‹, we offered a highly visible stage for packaging manufacturers in New York and Milan, informing about the profitable production concept BOXline.

 

 

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Live in Tokyo – at the IGAS box making becomes an experience.

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The EDELMEISTER awards, sponsored by the Professional Association of the German Print Media Industry (f:mp.) and its partners, recognize inspirational, attractive and effective products and projects implemented using digital printing.

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KOLBUS Group have acquired all shares in Autobox Machinery Ltd, for an undisclosed price. Autobox Group, with its main operating company British Converting Solutions Ltd (BCS) based in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, UK, is a leading manufacturer of corrugated box making, printing and gluing machines.

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