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KBA and Vegra Team Together For Exclusive Consumables Distributorship

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1/18/07 -- KBA North America, a leading press manufacturer based in Williston, Vt., is announcing an exclusive distributorship in the US and Canada with Vegra, an international company specializing in the development of high-quality and environmentally-friendly products for the graphic arts industry. The new consumables line, which can be ordered online through http://consumables.kba-usa.com, includes fountain solutions, coatings, washes, and varnishes, and is designed to work with all printing press manufacturers and available to all printers, regardless of their press models. “We are pleased to announce this exclusive distributorship with Vegra,” says Ralf Sammeck, president and CEO of KBA North America. “This furthers our goal of addressing the needs of our customers. Now we are not only providing the best presses on the market but we’re able to deliver the industry’s best consumables. Vegra is a very innovative firm that is continually introducing new products needed by printers all over the world.” Consumables available 24/7 through new website The pressroom consumables web site easily displays the many products being exclusively distributed by KBA. These include a variety of ink additives to help a printer remedy ink accumulation, adjust consistency, and improve drying with good rub resistance. Maintenance products include a cylinder preservant to protect plate, blanket, and back pressure cylinders from corrosion and a fully synthetic corrosion inhibiting oil for felt ring lubrication. Also, there are washes for use in automatic washing systems for cleaning blankets and rollers of conventional and energy curable inks. Rounding out the line is a full range of special effect varnishes and coatings. Vegra is an international company specializing in the development of high-quality and environmentally-friendly products for the graphic arts industry. The company was established in 1979. Vegra’s partnership with its customers worldwide requires a continuous commitment to be able to offer rapid and economic problem solutions to its customers. Continuous investments and growth at its headquarters as well as its subsidiaries guarantee that Vegra products perform at the highest standard, both in quality and also with respect to safety and environmental compatibility. Vegra is located in Mühldorf am Inn, outside of Munich, Germany. KBA North America is a member of the KBA Group, a leading supplier of sheetfed, webfed, and digital offset presses located in Williston, Vermont. At KBA, we are dedicated to excellence in printing technology. Our greatest satisfaction comes from helping our customers succeed by building presses that enable their businesses to prosper. From engineering through production, our focus is on people, providing flexible technology, customized printing solutions, and personal service to help our partners differentiate themselves and be successful today and in the future.

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