Schur Pack to equip Gallin facility with three KBA Rapida offset presses

17 March 2015 (Last Updated March 17th, 2015 18:30)

Schur International subsidiary Schur Pack Germany will equip its new production facility in Gallin with three KBA Rapidas presses with a total of 29 printing and finishing units.

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Schur International subsidiary Schur Pack Germany will equip its new production facility in Gallin with three KBA Rapidas presses with a total of 29 printing and finishing units.

The company has ordered for two six-colour large-format Rapida 142 presses with automation and control technology, as well as eight-colour Rapida 106 with twin coaters and ColdFoil Infigo SF110.

Of the two Rapida 145 presses, one will feature an extra coater and the other press will be configured as a two-coater press.

The plant will become operational later this year, upon completion of the installation.

The company has already been operating three large-format Rapida 142 presses and one eight-colour, medium-format Rapida 105 in Büchen since 2005.

"The KBA Rapida 145 will begin production in May this year."

Schur International comprises 15 companies offering packaging, and packaging machines and systems.

Founded in 1846, Schur employs nearly 800 people across Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France and the US.

Schur International offers carton packaging products for food, non-food and added value applications; flexible packaging products, customised bags for pet food, frozen food, confectionery and snacks, toys, shapes and designs, convenience food, medical devices, technical products, and healthcare product packaging.

Meanwhile, US-based Menasha Packaging will also enhance the production capacity at its York facility in Pennsylvania, with the installation of a KBA Rapida 145 eight-colour presses with full UV capabilities and logistics.

The KBA Rapida 145 will begin production in May this year.


Image: Ralf Sammeck (r), KBA executive vice-president for the sheetfed product house, wishes Hans Schur, group managing director of Schur International. Photo: courtesy of Koenig & Bauer.