Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Visits Family's Hub Folding Box Co. for KBA Press Check
DALLAS—June 3, 2015—Hub Folding Box Co., an innovative leader and custom manufacturer of quality folding paperboard cartons headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, was pleased to host acclaimed rock and roll singer Steven Tyler of the popular rock band Aerosmith, on a recent visit to his family’s folding carton facility. Tyler, who always enjoys stopping by to see the plant’s latest equipment, was watching a press approval on Hub’s new multi-color KBA Rapida 106 press for his daughter Chelsea’s band Kaneholler and its latest CD entitled Vol. 3, the group’s third EP. The Kaneholler CD has just been released and is available on iTunes. Tyler watched from the Rapida’s press console as the job was produced.
Tyler’s many accomplishments include being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2013, listed among Rolling Stone’s top 100 singers, a judge on the hit show American Idol, and a bestselling author. Aerosmith was founded in the early 1970s and went on to record such hits as “Walk This Way,” “Sweet Emotion” and “Dream On.” Tyler will be releasing his first solo country CD later this spring and will debut the first song on American Idol’s finale.
Founded in 1918 by Francesco DiRico, Hub Folding Box Co. is committed to being an innovative leader and custom manufacturer of quality folding paperboard cartons using all of its resources to service and respond to its customer's requirements. Hub has a diversified customer base with consumer end-user markets in the liquor, cosmetic, food, sporting goods, pharmaceutical sectors and media. Its philosophy of "Creativity Through Packaging" embodies the vision of founder Francesco DiRico in its highly focused operations. Management is committed to continually exceed customer expectations through new innovation, technology, continuous quality improvement, lean manufacturing, and employee empowerment. The company has carved out a niche in the graphic intensive, value-added printing and packaging markets.
About KBA North America
KBA North America is located in Dallas, and is a member of the KBA Group. Established almost 200 years ago in Wuerzburg, Germany, Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) is the oldest and second largest press manufacturer worldwide. KBA's banner, 'People & Print,' reflects its dual focus as a leading innovator for print entrepreneurs. The group's product range is the broadest in the industry; its portfolio includes sheetfed offset presses in all format classes, commercial and newspaper web presses, inkjet systems and presses, flexographic presses, special presses for banknotes, securities, metal-decorating, smart cards, glass and plastic decorating.
Source: KBA North America.