KBA Reports Successful Graph Expo with Press Sales and Eager CrowdsOctober 13, 2010
“We are extremely pleased that we supported the graphic arts industry as an exhibitor at Graph Expo this year,” commented Mark Hischar, president and CEO of KBA North America. “The four-day show drew an amazing, well-qualified crowd of printers who took an active interest in our press models and kept our sales force busy. We sold several presses in all size ranges, including the 81” Rapida 205, and we will soon be able to divulge their names to the public.”
Straddled between the commercial and newspaper areas on the show floor, KBA showcased its wide array of press models—from the popular Genius 52UV 20-inch to the world’s largest Rapida 205 81˝ press, as well as the new C16 and Commander CT web press line. KBA emphasized its world wide profitability and strong dedication to the North American market, and its stable 193-year history while having one-on-one discussions with attendees.
Each day, the KBA booth was swarmed with those who wanted to take a variety of superbly-printed press sheets; the most popular were shots photographed by renowned artist Rene Staud of unique, expensive luxury cars, the interior of the Dallas Cowboy football stadium, a pastoral scene of fir-scented woods, new lenticular pieces and the ever-popular giant world and national map posters. Throughout the show floor, attendees toted their KBA sleeves with a number of popular press sheets.
To provide a comfortable venue for attendees to learn about KBA’s ingenuity and technology, the firm served genuine German beer and bratwurst in a festive Oktoberfest atmosphere. At times, attendees were lined up three-deep waiting their turn for the delicious luncheon choices.
KBA North America is a member of the KBA Group, a leading global supplier of sheetfed, webfed, and digital offset presses located in Dallas, Texas. KBA is dedicated to excellence in printing technology. The company’s greatest satisfaction comes from helping its customers succeed by building presses that enable their businesses to prosper. From engineering through production, KBA’s focus is on people, providing flexible technology, customized printing solutions, and personal service to help its partners differentiate themselves and be successful today and in the future.
Source: Company press release.