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KBA Presents Torham Packaging With a Rapida Press Replica

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Press release from the issuing company

KBA North America, a leading sheetfed offset press manufacturer based in Williston,VT, has presented Torham Packaging Inc., a privately-owned custom manufacturer of paperboard boxes located in Hamilton, Ontario and a member of the Rosmar Packaging Group of Montreal, with a hand-made replica of its new KBA Rapida 10541” seven-color sheetfed press with interstation UV coating capabilities. The new press was installed in June 2003. “We needed a new press that brought us more flexibility, more efficiency, and faster turnaround to move into new markets,” says Wally Hofland, president of Torham Packaging. “We’ve had a good long-term relationship with KBA and we’ve been a long-standing supporter of their presses. We’ve owned two KBA six-color presses and still operate one of those. Now our new Rapida 105 seven-color press with UV coating capability gives us even higher quality, one-pass productivity and even more throughput. Our makeready time has been reduced by 50%. The UV capabilities withi nterstation drying allows us to turn our jobs around faster and it allows us to go into new markets using a range of substrates from paper to boxboard. We’ve even been testing plastics and foil on the new press.” For more than five decades, Torham Packaging, a 140-employee firm, has been committed to high quality, design, technical innovation, production expertise, and unsurpassed customer service.The firm designs and manufactures innovative packaging of the highest quality for its Canadian clientele. This includes pharmaceutical, hardware, and food packaging. KBA North America is a leading supplier of sheetfed offset and digital presses located in Williston, VT.It is a member of the KBA Group, a leader in the manufacture of sheetfed offset, digital offset, web offset, rotogravure directory, security, and newspaper presses. See photos at: www.kba-print.com/vt/headlines/sheetfed/2004-02-24-00/




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