Everett Graphics, a designer and manufacturer of quality packaging, has invested in a new KBA Rapida 106 41-inch sheetfed press at its facility in Oakland, California. With an emphasis on high quality printing and forming capabilities, Everett has grown its customer base to create high quality packaging for the health and beauty, as well as other markets. The firm offers a comprehensive range of design, printing, laminating, converting, and finishing services.
The new KBA Rapida 106 press, from KBA North America, the oldest and second largest press manufacturer worldwide, has an automated quality control system. The Rapida’s ability to print on a variety of substrates will enable Everett to switch easily to handle a wide mix of jobs. The KBA Rapida press also is recognized for its high quality output and production expertise. Everett will be utilizing the Rapida’s automated functions to deliver fast turnaround, added efficiency, and continued quality control.
A key part of Everett’s goal is to reduce the environmental impact of print. The KBA Rapida, through its automation and streaming throughput, will allow the manufacturing standards at Everett Graphics to continue these environmental efforts. As a Bay Area Green Business, Everett feels strongly about its duty to help its clients make environmentally-responsible choices whenever possible through its internal waste management and recycling programs, its selection of recycled and FSC Certified materials, or its soy-based inks.
Everett has been awarded numerous honors of distinction for its printing and converting quality by the Craftsman Club Gallery of Superb Printing, Printing Industry Association, and Printing Industries of Northern California.