Bobst Celebrates 80 Years of Folder-Gluers

BOBST, Mex, Switzerland, is celebrating the 80th anniversary of folder-gluers. In 1942, BOBST delivered the first folder-gluer, the PCR 382, to clients in Switzerland and France.

Back in the day, the PCR 382 made it possible to achieve consistently high box quality on an industrial scale. Together with the brand-new BOBST AP900 diecutter, it created a complete converting line for folding carton boxes. Although the basic folding-gluing process has not been greatly changed over the years, there has been an increase in the efficiency and precision of the machines.

Today, the most recent machine developments also include the digitalization and connectivity needed to allow customers to shift into Industry 4.0.

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