Bobst Gives the Folding Carton Industry a Boost with its Customized Technology
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND—06/26/08—The initial conclusions drawn by Bobst Group coming out of Drupa are extremely positive, just as they were in 2004 following the introduction of numerous world firsts. After a record year in 2007, which stood out for its excellent profitability, Bobst Group has demonstrated that it is very well prepared for the coming years with its innovations, machine design, and new Bobst branding. Spread over some 1,200 m2 of stand space, each of the machines on show at Drupa were run in production with a running commentary several times a day. More than 5000 visitors representing about 2300 different enterprises and 108 countries throughout Europe, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and South East Asia, as well as from Oceania, showed considerable interest in the products being exhibited on the Group’s stand.
“The next generation” of folding carton: four levels of technology.
With a new, modern look, the Bobst brand of production machinery now has enhanced ergonomics, while at the same time showing greater respect for the environment. Of course, innovation and the creation of new functionalities, are among the duties of a world leader, and covering four levels of production – NOVA, VISION, EXPERT and MASTER – “The next generation” products demonstrate that Bobst continues to provide answers to the needs of the industry in terms of speed, operating environment (ergonomics, noise, power consumption), and interactivity (connectivity) with total productivity as the final aim.
“The next generation” of Bobst platen presses.
Among the many strengths of the machines shown in production, the following stand out:
- VISIONCUT 106 LE: a new level of technology in the range, featuring “Smart Feeder” and a side register system which is unique in this price range, and delivers high-quality sheet feeding at high speeds (9,000 s/h);
- EXPERTCUT 106 PER: with the new Power Register II to cut production stoppages by 75%; its cutto-print register accuracy is without equal, leaving the operator free to focus attention on the quality of the finished product;