Kolbus America Partners with BIA

The Binding Industries Association (BIA), announced a strategic partnership with Kolbus America Inc. for 2010. BIA members and the binding industry at large will benefit from new programs, services, and educational opportunities.

Kolbus America Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Kolbus GmbH located in Rahden, Germany.

A privately held company, Kolbus is the worldwide market leader in the design and manufacture of equipment for both hardcover and softcover
book manufacturing.

“Kolbus America is proud to sponsor the BIA 2010 Mid-Management conference and to partner with the BIA to enhance and promote the binding industry” said Robert Shafer, president of Kolbus America. “The BIA, under the superb leadership of Justin Goldstein, has established itself as an industry advocate for our industry and provides valuable services for our membership.”

Kolbus America Inc. will be the premier sponsor at the 2010 BIA Mid Management Conference, May 17-19, 2010 at the Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, Md. This annual meeting brings together mid-managers from trade binderies, custom loose-leaf manufacturers, graphic finishing, information packaging and the suppliers to those industries.