BOBST is the world’s leading supplier of machinery and services to packaging manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible material industries. Founded in 1890 by Joseph Bobst in Lausanne, Switzerland, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, runs 11 production facilities in 8 countries and employs over 5,000 people around the world. With specialist experience in production processing and management, Bobst provides the machinery, solutions and full-scale service to ensure its customers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible material industries can drive quality, performance and productivity in their packaging operations.
Since January 1, 2010, the Group has operated with three Business Units – Sheet-fed, Web-fed and Services.
BOBST’s web-fed product lines are industry-leading suppliers of web-fed printing and converting equipment for the flexible materials and folding carton industries. Through this Business Unit, BOBST provides high performance solutions in gravure and flexo printing, coating and laminating, and vacuum metallizing for the production of food and non-food packaging; as well as labels, decorative and security applications, wall coverings, tapes and specialties, and linerboard pre-printing.