Komori Corporation announced that it has completed the share transfer of the Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder (MBO) group, Germany-based postpress equipment manufacturer. MBO has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komori under a new company name of MBO Postpress Solutions.
Komori has been focused on the development of peripheral equipment product lines under its PESP (Print Engineering Service Provider) business strategy. It expects to achieve significant synergy effect through sales expansion of MBO’s high precision, high productivity postpress equipment product lines into the Asia and Japan in particular, where it can take advantage of its sales organization, and through the realization of its Connected Automation concept, achieving productivity improvement as well as automation and labor-saving solutions throughout the printing and finishing processes by linking “KP-Connect”, Komori’s IoT solution and Datamanager 4.0 of MBO.
The Postpress Alliance, an MBO initiative has promoted cooperation and standardization of platform among postpress businesses and enables Komori to contribute as a true solution provider of the industry.