Koenig & Bauer AG
Founded in 1817 in a secularised monastery in Oberzell, near Würzburg, Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) is the world’s first printing press manufacturer. Through organic growth and targeted acquisitions KBA have established a tradition of ongoing innovation and customer orientation that it has upheld to this day.
With a sales volume of about €1.2m and more than 6,000 employees, the Koenig and Bauer group is the world’s second-largest press manufacturer. With production plants in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, KBA maintains a global network of Sales and Service offices in addition to long-standing experience. KBA has the broadest product line in the industry and is the market and technology leader in many fields. This ensures a high level of expertise in the wake of growing challenges facing the print media industry.
KBA manufactures and globally distributes web presses, for newspaper-, commercial-, catalogue- and book printing, sheetfed presses for offset-, metal- and security printing as well as systems for paper logistics, special presses for UV offset printing on to digital storage data and film, systems for product identification and counterfeit protection. A new digital inkjet web press was recently unveiled designed for the growing digital print industry.