Banknote and Security printing
KBA first started building security presses in 1952. Since 2001 all development, sales and service activities have been conducted byour Swiss subsidiary, KBA-NotaSys in Lausanne, whose presses print over 90 per cent of all banknotes worldwide. The company’s unparalleled process competence in banknote and security production embraces sophisticated electronic quality control systems.
KBA subsidiary KBA-MetalPrint is the technology and market leader in metal decorating, offering a complete service from initial draft to printed, coated and stacked sheets including peripherals. Alongside Metalstar multicolour presses, which are based on KBA's large-format Rapidas and available with inline coaters and thermal or UV dryers, KBA-MetalPrint's product range encompasses specialised materials handling systems, control systems and energy-efficient air purification systems.
Under the brand name KBA-CleanAir KBA's Stuttgart subsidiary KBA-MetalPrint offers complete air purification systems for filtering out organic pollutants such as solvents, hydrocarbons and odours. Innovative advances and patents have made KBA-MetalPrint's TRA thermal regenerative air purification systems a popular choice for a wide range of applications. Other products include TNV thermal recuperative and KNV catalytic air purifications systems, and ZEROclean concentrators. KBA-MetalPrint's customer base spans the printing industry (gravure, flexo and offset), the surface-coating industry and manufacturers of inks, coatings, processed food, building materials and plastics.