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Colonial Carton Company Double-Digit Growth with Duo of KBA Rapida 105 41-Inch Presses

Press release from the issuing company

November 5, 2007 - KBA North America, a global press manufacturer based in Williston, Vermont, is reporting double-digit sales growth at Colonial Carton Company, a leading pharmaceutical folding carton manufacturer located in Clayton, North Carolina, thanks to the printer's use of two KBA Rapida 105 41-inch sheetfed presses: a four-color and a seven-color press both equipped with the unique KBA Qualitronic II inline sheet inspection system that takes pictures of each sheet for full copy control and produces 18,000 sheets per hour.
"Our duo of KBA presses is helping us bring in a host of new customers who give us value-added jobs with specialized coatings," says Joe Elphick, president and CEO of Colonial Carton. "We've been able to produce jobs that we couldn't produce before. This expansion of our market required us to purchase new die-cutters and folder gluers. In the past year, we've posted over 40% growth in sales. Our KBA presses are fantastic!"