KBA Focuses on Flagship 106
KBA will put much of its PRINT 09 focus on its flagship Rapida 106 sheetfed press, which is to be demonstrated in an 8-colour, 4-over-4 perfecting configuration. As the press maker plans to demonstrate “renewed proof of its status as makeready world champion during daily live shows,” the Rapida 106 on the show floor will be equipped with some of the press makers latest internal innovations like DriveTronic SPC for simultaneous plate changing, inline QualiTronic Color Control, and the sidelay-free infeed DriveTronic SIS.
The Rapida 106 will also be operated in a simulated CIP4 workflow environment tied to the company’s LogoTronic management system. Also at PRINT 09, KBA is demonstrating a 20-inch Genius 52 UV sheetfed press.
In August of this year, KBA introduced a new service program with a customized approach “that meets the exact needs and budget of each and every customer – from a one-time press relocation to regularly scheduled, ongoing support.” The program includes various packages like statistical analysis, training, machine audits and remote maintenance.