KOLBUS integrated and fully automated hard cover book production line. The Kolbus, a high capacity machine is deemed a new casemaker generation. Numerous innovative technologies, large product variety, high quality, speed, short make-ready times and simple handling contribute to it being a class of its own. The machine enables perfect bound, limp bound thread sealed and sewn book blocks in all standard formats. Various models of the Kolbus machines have been in use since 2003. Customer expectations are far exceeded, especially with regard to the net production results.