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Color K Graphics Buys KBA 74 Karat at Drupa

Press release from the issuing company

May 13, 2004 -- KBA North America, a leading sheetfed offset press manufacturer based in Williston,Vt., has announced that Color K Graphics, a full-service commercial and packaging printer based in Miami, has purchased a 74 Karat digital offset press with coater at Drupa 2004. This was one of the first sales for KBA North America in the first few days during the three-week international trade exposition held in Germany in mid-May. "We're very excited about our partnership with KBA North America,” says Daniel Korzeniewski, director of Color K Graphics. “It will allow us to grow our organization into new markets as well as be able to add our services to our existing customer base. Our new 74 Karat digital offset press will allows us to produce high-quality printing with extremely short makeready times. KBA's Drupa booth and the presses they displayed were extremely impressive and their wide range of cutting edge technology shows us that KBA is the best partner for our future development. In addition, we were impressed by KBA's personal touch and dedication to our success." “The new 74 Karat with coater is a perfect fit for Color K’s business model,” says Ralf Sammeck, KBA North America’s CEO and President. “It features an inline coater for high gloss and fast turnaround. The press also has the optional board package for running thicker substrates. This will help Color K expand into the short-run packaging market. The new digital offset press will provide them with fast turnarounds, high quality, and flexibility. We are quite pleased thatColor K chose KBA for their printing equipment needs.” Color K Graphics is a 12-year-old full service digital and offset printing firm serving the southern Florida marketplace.Dedicated to short-run high-quality printing, the firm employs both offset and digital press technology. The company produces brochures, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, posters, folders, stationery, and packaging. Situated in the trendy fast-paced market of Miami, Color K’s clients have limited time to test new packaging concepts. The KBA 74 Karat is an ideal solution for capturing this emerging market. No other press can delivery such quality in this format with such fast turnaround times. 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.