Klingele signs up as CorruCUT development partner

Klingele Group invests in the new high board line rotary die cutter CorruCUT from Koenig & Bauer. The focus on growth markets, such as conventional and digital packaging printing, is a key element of the successful Koenig & Bauer strategy. With its decision to re-enter the market for presses dedicated to the processing of corrugated board, the company has now taken the next logical step along this road. The new Koenig & Bauer presses were officially unveiled to the market at the FEFCO Technical Seminar 2017 in Vienna. And just a short time later, the Klingele Group was welcomed on board as a top-class cooperation partner for the high board line rotary die-cutter CorruCUT. “After Koenig & Bauer announced its return to the corrugated market at drupa 2016, we followed the further developments very closely. The branch was simply lacking another potential supplier to the premium segment,” says Dr. Jan Klingele, managing partner of the Klingele Group and president of the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO). Over the past two years, Koenig & Bauer has gathered a strong new team to push ahead development of the press. Koenig & Bauer executive board member Christoph Müller: “We studied the market very carefully and also spoke directly with many of the companies. On this basis, we then sat down to design a press which mirrors the specific needs of the customers as precisely as possible.”