CFO Kaliebe to leave Heidelberg’s Management Board

The Supervisory Board of German press manufacturer Heidelberg has accepted the “amicable termination” of the company’s long-time CFO, Dirk Kaliebe, as of September 30th, 2019. Kaliebe had informed the Supervisory Board that he was not seeking to renew his current contract, which expires in the calendar year 2021. Kaliebe, 53, has been a member of … Read more →

Klinkner is new Supervisory Board Chairman at KBA

The Supervisory Board of Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) has elected Dr. Raimund Klinkner as its new Chairman. He takes over from Dr. Martin Hoyos, who’s stepping down for personal reasons. Klinkner, 54, studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and later received his Doctorate from Dresden University of Technology. He subsequently held … Read more →

Heidelberg Stahlfolder celebrates 70th Anniversary with special offers for its customers

Heidelberg is celebrating 70 years of expertise in the development, assembly, production and application of Stahlfolder folding machines under the motto Feel the Experience. “We’ll continue to use our experience from 70 years of folding machines to expand our portfolio for industrial postpress with regard to digital integration,” said Michael Neugart, Head of Heidelberg Postpress. … Read more →

Produlith Packaging installs Komori GLX 6 Offset Press from Komcan

Komcan (Georgetown, Ontario), Komori’s exclusive dealer in Canada, has installed a new Komori GLX 6 41-inch colour offset press at Produlith Packaging in its Boucherville, Quebec production facility. “The press comes with the highest level of automation and inspection systems available in the market today,” said the OEM. Some of those features include PQA-S sheet … Read more →

Komcan installs Komori GL640C Offset Press at Graf-Pak

Following an impressive year of multiple offset press installations in 2018, Komcan Incorporated (Georgetown, Ontario), Komori’s exclusive dealer in Canada, has announced the installation of a new Komori GL640C at Graf-Pak of Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Founded in 1995, Graf-Pak specializes in the printing and manufacturing of folding cartons. Owners Gerry and Raffi Djerrahian needed new technology … Read more →

Quebec book printing company plans to double revenue with Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106

Imprimerie HLN, a family-owned company specializing in book printing located in Sherbrooke, Quebec, has increased its sales by 30% only six months into operation of a Speedmaster XL 106-5P+L Offset Press from Heidelberg. The highly automated XL 106 gives Imprimerie HLN the cost-effective solution they need to continue to expand their share of market. Replacing … Read more →

John Roberts signs first Heidelberg subscription contract in the U.S.

John Roberts, a 65-year-old commercial printing, packaging and marketing services provider located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has signed the first Heidelberg subscription contract in the United States and expects to improve both print quality and overall productivity. Its subscription contract includes a new Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-6+L as well as Prinect software, Saphira consumables, parts, performance … Read more →

Dana Industries installs KBA Rapida 75 PRO LED-UV Press

The first Koenig & Bauer (KBA) Rapida 75 half-format press with LED-UV drying in Canada has been installed at Toronto-based printer and retail specialist Dana Industries. Established 25 years ago, Dana Industries has grown from its headquarters in Toronto and added facilities in Surrey, BC, the U.S., Mexico and Singapore. Its portfolio includes custom shelf … Read more →

A close look at the strategy and product range of the new Manroland Goss Web Systems

Manroland Web Systems (Augsburg, Germany) and Goss International (Durham, New Hampshire), both world-leading long-time web offset printing manufacturers and service providers, announced that they officially completed the transaction to combine their businesses in mid-August of 2018. The new company is now operating under the brand “Manroland Goss Web Systems” and is currently the strongest supplier … Read more →

Heidelberg to acquire finishing specialist MBO

The October 1 announcement by German press manufacturer Heldelberg said that the agreement to acquire MBO was “in the lower double-digit million euro range” and that the sale is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, subject to the agreement of antitrust authorities. MBO develops high-end finishing equipment for digital and offset printing … Read more →