Folding Carton Manufacturer Royal Paper Box Adds Third KBA Rapida 106 Press
DALLAS — February 24, 2016 — Having recently celebrated its 75th year in business, Royal Paper Box, a leading Montebello, Calif., folding carton converter, is maintaining its dedication to quality and efficiency by adding to its pressroom arsenal: a third six-color plus coater, 41˝ KBA Rapida 106 sheetfed press. The prestigious firm prides itself on catering to a globally diverse customer base including high-end cosmetics and demanding bio-medical packaging.
“We feel the addition of a third KBA press significantly enhances and complements our pressroom,” commented Jim Hodges, president of Royal Paper Box. “Our success over these 75 years has been built on our commitment to our customers and continuing to invest in new technology. We’re constantly seeking to deliver the best work in the most efficient manner. We have a sterling reputation for on-time delivery and consistent quality, order after order."
For Royal Paper Box, which is a global leader in the packaging field, a third new KBA Rapida board press equipped with a host of measurement and quality control features and UV drying technology brings numerous advantages. These include a powerful ability to print at high speeds, top-flight automation bringing efficiency gains in makeready and running speeds, and an improved production schedule.
“Moving into our 76th year of business, our company has been committed to our customer’s needs,” said Hodges. “Our focus is to produce ‘packaging that sells your product’ while we keep our pledge to quality, service, and speed-to-market.”
About Royal Paper Box
Founded in 1940, Royal Paper Box has been an industry leading provider of folding carton packaging solutions that have met the needs of its globally diverse customer base. Hodges’ father, Clary, along with a group of investors and employees, bought out the founder in 1956. Jim Hodges joined the company after serving in the Marines. Together the father-son team expanded the company with a sterling reputation of consistent high quality, on-time delivery, state of the art facilities, trained personnel and outstanding customer service. Today the company sits on a sprawling 10-1/2 acres in a 172,000-square-foot facility with 210 employees all under one roof.
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.