Hinwil, 13 February 2023 – Sauber Technologies has inked a new technology partnership with BOBST, the leading manufacturer of printing and converting equipment for the global label and packaging industries.
The multi-year strategic agreement between the two Swiss innovation leaders will see Sauber Technologies supply state-of-the-art 3D printed parts, engineering and development for BOBST’s inkjet label presses, and support future developments of these products.
As a specialist in additive manufacturing and 3D printing, Sauber Technologies is perfectly placed to apply Formula One-honed know-how and techniques to industrial processes. Sauber Technologies will manufacture parts for BOBST’s proprietary technology, the 3D printed Cluster, which is used in digital printing, enabling BOBST to accelerate its innovation strategy for the future of packaging production.
Jonathan Herzog, Chief Commercial Officer, Sauber Technologies: “With the largest and most modern additive manufacturing facility in Switzerland, Sauber Technologies is dedicated to the development of high-end additive manufacturing for the widest spectrum of industries, whether that is F1 TM racing, energy supply, or industrial label manufacturing. We see this agreement as the beginning of a fruitful partnership and look forward to supporting BOBST in elevating its printing equipment to the next level.”
Léonard Badet, Head of Group Technology at BOBST: “With its expertise and leading 3D manufacturing technology, Sauber Technologies is known for always pushing the boundaries of innovation and this makes the company the perfect engineering partner for BOBST. As technology leaders in our respective fields, there is a great synergy between our two companies, and we are excited to implement F1 TM technology into our inkjet engines in what will undoubtedly secure our place at the top of the podium and keep us there going forward.”
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Media contact Sauber:
Will Ponissi, Senior Communications Manager, [email protected], +41 79 591 57 85
Katharina Rees, Communications Manager, [email protected], +41 79 757 52 85
Elena Rovelli, Communications Manager, [email protected], +41 78 209 18 57
Media contact BOBST:
Alex Gudrun, PR representative, [email protected], +49 160 48 41 439
About Sauber Technologies AG:
Sauber Technologies, a subsidiary of the Sauber Group based in Hinwil, Switzerland, is a company devoted to bringing Sauber’s drive for cutting-edge innovation and its Formula One mindset to businesses all over the world. Offering services and know-how to a wide range of markets, the company draws on the experience of its dedicated, highly-skilled staff and on the knowledge matured in more than 50 years of history in motorsport to provide a holistic service for complex engineering problems, from the idea stage to the finished products. Its first-grade equipment and facilities enable Sauber Technologies to deliver world-class expertise in fields as varied as aerodynamics, lightweight design and CFK design and calculation. The company’s customer will have access to high-quality mechatronic systems design and production, fluid and thermal simulations and structural analysis, as well as a tried-and-tested approach to additive manufacturing, including prototyping and serial production, courtesy of the biggest additive manufacturing machine park in Switzerland. More information: www.sauber-technologies.com
BOBST is one of the world’s leading suppliers of substrate processing, printing and converting equipment and services for the label, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated board industries. Founded in 1890 by Joseph Bobst in Lausanne, Switzerland, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, runs 19 production facilities in 11 countries and employs more than 5 800 people around the world. The firm recorded a consolidated turnover of CHF 1.563 billion for the year ended December 31, 2021. More information: www.bobst.com