Frankische Landeszeitung Orders a KBA Commander CL
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Press release from the issuing company
German newspaper publisher Fränkische Landeszeitung in Ansbach has reaffirmed its longstanding and successful association with Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) by placing an order for a Commander CL. The extensively automated 48-page press line with three reelstands, three four-high towers and two folders is scheduled for installation in autumn 2013, replacing a 1990s-vintage KBA Journal. Since unveiling this new press type at IFRA Expo 2011 in Vienna, Würzburg-based KBA, the market leader, has sold five Commander CL press lines, with customers citing flexible automation and the ability to deliver top-quality newspapers and semi-commercials as the deciding factors.
Enhancing quality, performance and cost efficiency
Respected Franconian newspaper publishing house
3 KBA Pastomat reelstands embedded in a KBA Patras A automatic reel handling system with stripping station;
automatic pagination change;
3 printing towers with manual plate change, RollerTronic roller locks, fan-out compensation, automatic colour-register controls, CleanTronic cylinder washing units, automatic inking- and dampening-unit cleaning and central ink pumping;
3 turner-bar units, a folder superstructure with two formers, a KBA KF 3 jaw folder and an additional, overhauled folder from the existing Journal press;
Cut-off register, web-guidance controls and pre-former web guiding systems;
2 KBA ErgoTronic consoles with EasyTronic waste- and time-saving press start-up (EasyStart) and automated rundown (EasyClean-up);
KBA PressNet for scheduling, presetting and process control.
Provision has been made for the addition of an optional section stitcher and optional third former.
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