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Here you can find the latest press releases of the MBO Group...

 

11/9/2017 A fantastic show

Friedheim presented equipment from ten partners on its equipment show stand, including from MBO and Herzog+Heymann. One sale of the exhibited K80 combi folding machine, the most recent new product in the MBO portfolio, was made directly at the show to the firm Anglo Printers Ltd from Ireland. A buyer was found for another MBO machine at Ipex as well…Learn more
 

10/25/2017 Folding with no fibre breakage – Herzog+Heymann demonstrates how at Ipex

Herzog+Heymann is one of a total of ten firms at Ipex that will be presented by Friedheim on a 195 m² trade show stand. The machine manufacturer will demonstrate live how products with a grammage of 300 g/m² are scored and perforated in one operation…Learn more
 

10/18/2017 The magic is set to repeat itself: new MBO K80 at Ipex

Despite declining visitor numbers, Friedheim has a stand area of 195 m² making it one of the largest exhibitors at this year's trade show. Mark Bristow, Managing Director at Friedheim comments: "We decided to go with a much larger stand this year due to the current demand for our Equipment…Learn more
 

10/11/2017 MBO K8RS shines at Formica Open House

The MBO K8RS combi folding machine was very well received at the Formica Open House. The machine on show was purchased by a Czech buyer. A further machine was also sold to the Czech Republic. There are also multiple projects being quoted for at present, that were initiated at the Open House…Learn more
 

9/18/2017 MBO hits the accelerator at the Formica Open House

Formica, MBO's representative in the Czech Republic, is once again holding an open house at its offices in Čestlice near Prague. From 03 to 05 October more than 40 innovative finishing processes will be on display at the 1200 m² site…Learn more
 

9/11/2017 Beginning of training for MBO apprentices

Two new apprentices started their working life today at the company headquarters of the MBO Group in Oppenweiler near Stuttgart. During the three and a half year training, the two young apprentices will learn the trade of an industrial mechanic or an electronics engineer for operating Technology…Learn more
 

7/26/2017 Significant increase in turnover for the MBO Group in the first half of 2017

The MBO Group has succeeded in increasing its worldwide sales by 12 percent in the first six months of 2017 in comparison to the same period during the previous year. The reason for this is not least the strategy of the new MBO management team that is gradually bearing its first fruits…Learn more
 

7/20/2017 Interview with the new MBO management team in Deutscher Drucker magazine

Christian Gohlke and Thomas Heininger, who took over responsibility for the future development of the MBO Group on 1st March have been enlisted by the owner family – as Gohlke puts it – to bring a "strong breath of fresh air" to the company. New impetus is needed to make the company fit for the future. This will require initiating a certain number of changes, as well as winding things back a bit in other areas…Learn more
 

7/20/2017 K8RS – There's nothing faster in the format 70 cm x 100 cm (27" x 40"):

The MBO K8RS combi folding machine was presented as the world's fastest folding machine as early as the end of 2013. What has happened in the meantime?Learn more
 

7/5/2017 Substantial interest in the new MBO K80 at the Baumann Label and Finishing Days

The new MBO K80 combi folding machine, presented to the public for the first time at the end of June at the Baumann Label and Finishing Days, was well received – both with MBO representatives and with visitors…Learn more
 

July 2017 case study: Wilco invests in four Monza folding systems from MBO

Wilco, the largest book printing firm in the Netherlands, invested in four MBO Monza folding systems at Wifac. Each Monza comprises a K8RS combi folding machine and an A10 log stacker delivery system. Each of these configurations processes more than 14,000 sheets gross to 32-side signatures per hour…Learn more
 

6/28/2017 New MBO K80 combi folding machine completes the 70 x 100 product range

The K80 fits perfectly into the new product range of MBO combi folding machines for the 70 x 100 cm size range. It closes the gap between the manual K70 and the K8RS, the world's fastest folding machine…Learn more
 

6/22/2017 New MBO K80 at Baumann Label and Finishing Days

Folding machine manufacturer MBO will be exhibiting its new K80 folding machine for the first time at the Label and Finishing Days from 27 to 29 June 2017 at Baumann in Solms. The K80 fits perfectly into the new product range of MBO combi folding machines for the 70 x 100 cm size range. It closes the gap between the manual K70 and the K8RS, the world's fastest folding machine…Learn more
 

6/19/2017 Baumann is new MBO sales partner for central, eastern and southern Germany

From 01-07-17 Heinrich Baumann Grafisches Centrum GmbH & Co. KG will become the official agency for MBO products in central, eastern and southern Germany. This role will include direct sales for folding machines, customer service, and spare parts supplies for MBO…Learn more
 

6/2/2017 MBO welcomes Summer with a celebratory BBQ

On 1st June 2017 MBO enjoyed a summer party with its employees at the firm's main site in Oppenweiler near Stuttgart. Thomas Heininger (CEO) and Christian Gohlke (CFO) welcomed the employees attending and spoke about what had been achieved in the previous three months following the appointment of the new Managing Director. They also outlined future tasks and objectives…Learn more
 

5/23/2017 MBO and Herzog+Heymann to be represented once again by Samhaber in Austria

Following a four-year break, Samhaber GmbH is now representing the MBO Group in Austria once more, with effect from 01 April 2017. This sees Samhaber taking over responsibility for direct sales, customer service and spare parts supplies for products from MBO and Herzog+Heymann…Learn more
 

5/17/2017 MBO is very pleased with participation at the China Print 2017 trade fair

In spite of declining numbers of visitors, the MBO Group is very pleased with China Print 2017. Those involved in discussions were extremely well-qualified and well-prepared. MBO was able to sell three machines directly at the trade fair. On top of this, the MBO Group is still expecting a few deals to be completed as a result of post-trade-fair Business…Learn more
 

5/10/2017 The K70 from MBO is a robust, entry-level, large format folding machine

*A total of 40 already sold worldwide* // The K70 combi folding machine from MBO is currently one of the German machinery manufacturer's top-selling products. Since Drupa 2016, where the machine was first presented to the industry, 40 have been sold…Learn more
 

4/25/2017 MBO presents the reliable K70 and Datamanager 4.0 at China Print

China Print is taking place for the ninth time this year. The trade fair is held every four years and is one of the largest and most important exhibitions for the printing industry. It runs from 9 to 13 May 2017 in Beijing…Learn more
 

4/10/2017 New A500/A700 stacker delivery in the MBO product range

It is not only the machine itself that is the critical factor for efficiency in the finishing process. It also depends on the appropriate delivery system. Since Drupa 2016 the MBO Group has added the new A500/A700 stacker delivery to its product range…Learn more
 

4/3/2017 MBO Group with new leadership

Since 2001, the MBO Group has been managed by an estate administrator, including an advisory board and managing director. This was a condition of the will and testament of the company's founder and long-term Managing Director, Heinz Binder. All of the conditions of the will have recently been fulfilled…Learn more
 

3/9/2017 Miami’s Solo Printing Expands Finishing Capabilities with MBO Technology as it Launches New Digital Division

The MBO BSR 550 Servo Rotary Die Cutter and Unmatched MBO Support Are Key Players in Bringing Die Cutting In-House for the First Time // Solo Printing, an MBO America customer since the early 1990s, services the retail, travel, communications, and electronics industries with all types of applications,…Learn more
 

3/1/2017 Matrix Vision delivers camera technology for high speed Le Mans folding system from MBO

To protect the operator, many finishing machines are fitted with a housing. For the latest "Le Mans" generation of folding machines, MBO was looking for an industrial camera to allow the operator to see directly into the machine when the panelling is closed…Learn more
 

3/1/2017 MBO America Sponsors Dscoop and Jetcomm 2017

MBO's advanced digital finishing equipment helps printers optimize their HP PageWide and Indigo Presses to improve production Efficiency // Meet MBO's digital finishing experts in booth 18 at Dscoop and Jetcomm this week in Phoenix…Learn more
 

2/2017 Installation of New MBO Equipment Allows Golden Image Graphics to Expand Services for High-End Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical Clients

Leading finishing equipment supplier MBO America has installed a new M8 folder and two delivery systems at Golden Image Graphics of Bellport, New York. Owner and President David Bernstein says that these additions allow the 25-year-old company to offer additional services to its internationally renowned, New York metropolitan area Clients…Learn more
 

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11/9/2017 A fantastic show

Friedheim presented equipment from ten partners on its equipment show stand, including from MBO and Herzog+Heymann. One sale of the exhibited K80 combi folding machine, the most recent new product in the MBO portfolio, was made directly at the show to the firm Anglo Printers Ltd from Ireland. A buyer was found for another MBO machine at Ipex as well…
Learn more
 

10/25/2017 Folding with no fibre breakage – Herzog+Heymann demonstrates how at Ipex

Herzog+Heymann is one of a total of ten firms at Ipex that will be presented by Friedheim on a 195 m² trade show stand. The machine manufacturer will demonstrate live how products with a grammage of 300 g/m² are scored and perforated in one operation…
Learn more