KBA's Earnings Up Significantly for Q1 and 2013, With Orders Up 2.6% and a 3.1% Rise in Sales

Weak growth and currencies in key threshold countries, and the unstable political environment acted as a brake on international demand for sheetfed offset presses in the second quarter of 2014.

KBA aims to compensate as much as possible for the significant decline in its newspaper press (shown here) business volume with new business fields, such as flexible packaging and direct digital printing on glass.