Renowned book producer Kösel invests in an inkjet press


Kösel in Altusried Krugzell, Germany, is for its entrepreneurial innovative spirit and its high-quality books. Founded in 1593, the firm produces some 13 m copies per year and its 190 employees generate annual sales of around 22 m. Taking into account the trends in the book printing segment towards smaller runs with shrinking cycles to print-on-demand, they recently ordered a KBA RotaJET 76 inkjet press from Koenig & Bauer connected to inline finishing kit from GEP Germany (Global – EHRET Processing Technology). The new press is expected to replace the existing offset web press. It will mainly be used to print literary and scientific works, legal literature as well as textbooks and schoolbooks on both sides of the paper.

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