At Kitmondo, we specialize in providing a diverse array of used case making machines, vital for crafting high-quality hardcover books, binders, and luxury packaging in the printing industry. These machines are expertly designed to assemble and glue boards and cover materials into rigid cases, ensuring a professional and durable finish. Our selection includes models ranging from €10,000 for basic units to €150,000 for advanced, high-capacity machines from leading brands such as Kolbus, Muller Martini, Polygraph, and Zechini. Each machine boasts unique specifications, including case size range, production speed, material compatibility, and automation level, tailored to meet your specific production needs.

When selecting a case making machine, key factors to consider include the types of cases you aim to produce, the quality and thickness of the materials, the machine’s speed and efficiency, and how easy it is to operate and maintain. These elements are critical for producing consistent, high-quality products, maximizing production efficiency, and minimizing labor costs. Investing in our used case making machines offers you access to top-tier equipment at a fraction of the original price, while also supporting sustainable practices by extending the lifespan of durable machinery. Trust Kitmondo’s commitment to outstanding customer service to guide you in finding the ideal machine for your case making operations.

Explore Kitmondo’s listings today and discover dependable case making machines that provide exceptional performance and value for your bookbinding and packaging production needs.

KOLBUS BF 522 Case making machine Low working hours

Year: 1984

Hardcover machine + press. The set is in good working order. Kolbus BF522 - year of production 1984 Kolbus FE40 - year of production 1985 Formats: minimum: 125x100 maximum: 210x365 Block thickness: 2 – 50 mm Measures: 40 Overall good condition. The machine is fully operational, ready for production. With it all technical documentation. Full equipment: - tables (block input) …

INTERTRADE JSC corrugated flap packaging production line

Year: 2010

Corrugated (3-7 layer) flap packaging production line. The line includes: - feeding unit - flexo-printer 1 color - slotter module (creasing + cutting) - folding and gluing machine - stacking table Parameters: 1. overall dimensions in mm (length x width x height): 10400x2800x1800 2. maximum dimensions of cardboard: 1000x2150 mm 3. minimum dimensions of cardboard: 350x300 mm 4. automatic feeding …

Horauf BDM Uniwersal Case making machine Hot deal

Year: 2007

Horauf BDM Uniwesal Machine for manufacturing hardbound book covers Machine in working order, in production

Ciemme FM 140 IK Trayformer

Year: 2006

Year of construction 2006 + 2008 Dimension ca. [in mm] 2800 x 2400 x 2900 Weight ca. [in kg] 2500 Country of origin Italy Auto. trayformer from box blank (Box bottoms, box lids, etc.). Plant incl. various format parts and separate control cabinet (1200 x 500 x 1900, approx. 300 kg). PLC SIEMENS Simatic S7-300 control. Two similar machines of …

PMF 348 automatic folding machine

Year: 2007

As the listing was added without description, the following data were found on internet. Please, make sure to verify the information and do not hesitate to ask your questions to the agent responsible for the sale of this machine. PMF (WSK) type 348 It is an automatic folding machine Year manufactured: 2007 CE stamp With material size 480 x 320 …

SOLEY Flat Bottom Paper Bag Machine

Year: 2017

Production: 200-250 unit/minute Bag Type: snack food paaper bag, bread paper bag, dry fruit bag etc Material: Paper 35-70gsm

3 color inline packing machine full Low working hours

Year: 2023

3 color automatic box making machine. With 7 separate units. Also 7 molds and clichés for pizza boxes. Full line working. The machine is a 2023 model and has worked for 20 hours.

Kolbus Casemaker DA 260 Case making machine

Year: 2010

The machine has additions of the possibility to make 4 parts for a calendar of 3 parts for hardback binding Maximum binding size: 670/405 Minimum binding size: 100/150 Cardboard can be attached with a magnet

Zhengrun FD-AMF450A Case making machine

Year: 2010

Zhengrun hardcover machine for sale. Model FD-AMF450A. Year of production 2010. The machine has been with us since new. Machine in production. Available for inspection.

Kolbus DA 260 Case making machine

Year: ~ 2018

Kolbus DA 260 he made 1,500,000 covers Kolbus DA 260

Schmedt Präge HHS 1801

Year: 1998

Casing-in machine Make Schmedt Model Präleg HHS1801 Year 1998 Minimum size 80 x 110 x 2 mm Maximum Size 340 x 320 x 80 Speed up to 200 cycles per hour Available direct

Kolbus GmbH DAS Automatica Case making machine

Year: 2002

Kolbus DAS Automatic - Year 2002 For the production of book covers, hard book covers, folders and lever files, etc. -Feeding hopper for pre-cut joints -Reel type smooth spine feeder -Third spine/rigid feeder plate -Pre-cut cloth feeder with pile height regulator -Fusion hot glue tank with circulation pump -Heated tail transfer pipe -Double arm action with various size picker heads …

CMC Q-Case - Crator Joint forming + pressing

Year: 2010

Joint forming + pressing Make CMC Model Q-Case - Crator Year 2010 Max size 500 x 420 mm Min size 100 x 120 mm Thickness 6 - 80 mm Pressure up to 5.000 kg by hydraulics Available direct

CMC Q-Case / Gemat Casing-in machine

Year: 2011

Casing-in machine Make CMC Model Q-Case / Gemat Year 2011 Max size 500 x 420 mm (roll width 420 mm) Min size 100 x 120 mm Thickness 2 - 80 mm Available direct

Panotec ECO8/AS-4CL cardboard box production machine

Year: 2003

Panotec Eco8 brand cardboard box production machine with 4 feeding routes Year 2003 Video available

Stahl VBF BL200 Case making machine

Year: 1985

Bookbinder STAHL VBF BL 200 Year 1985 Stahl BL 200 hard cover case binding line. Stahl Bl 200 with roundering station 2 glue gauzing station (1 for capitalband) Book press Stahl EP 260 R with 9 clamps. Max book blok format 390/280/75mm Min book block format 120/80/6mm Max opened cover format 430/660mm Min format 120/160 Maximal speed 42 tact in …

Schmedt Präleg XL HHS1815

Year: 1999

Casing-in machine Make Schmedt Model Präleg XL HHS1815 Year 1999 Minimum size 80 x 110 x 2 mm Maximum Size 450 x 440 x 80 Speed up to 200 cycles per hour Details optionally we can supply the machine with a waffled glue roller Available direct, after order machine will be completed with a cover, 2 leak trays, etc.

GRUBER -- Pharmaceutical Сard Box Printer


Pharmaceutical Сard Box Printer Manufacturer GRUBER CE Marked Yes Voltage 400 V Frequency 50/60 Hz

Niverplast bulk packaging line

Year: 2015

Manufacturer: Niverplast Category Bread, Pastry Capacity: maximum 8 boxes / minute Out of production, still installed Consisting of: Combiplast, box erector, with a bag inserting unit Box transport conveyors Product feeding conveyor Metal detector Batching system with a counting camera Automatic box loading position for small products 2 pc. Manual box loading positions for big products Varioseal bag closer CS-300 …

Stahl Bl 500 Case making machine

Year: 1997

the machine is in good working condition only need good cleaning before installation consisting of: preloading conveyor preheating unit CAC, COS casing in line for hard cover book block starfeeder back rounding station gauzing glueing unit second glueing unit ribbon inserting unit tube station for english hollow case bender twin book pressing and joint forming machine belt delivery lay-down delivery …

Transforming Packaging: The Ultimate Guide to Case Making Machines

Case making machines are essential in the packaging and printing industry, providing efficient and high-quality solutions for producing rigid boxes, book covers, and other hard case products. These machines streamline the production process, ensuring consistency, precision, and durability in the finished products. Understanding the different types of case making machines, their features, and key considerations for purchasing can significantly enhance your production capabilities and ensure outstanding results. Kitmondo, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a diverse selection of case making machines, providing businesses with access to top-tier equipment at competitive prices.

Types of Case Making Machines

Case making machines come in various types, each designed to meet specific production needs and applications. The primary types include:

Semi-Automatic Case Making Machines

Semi-automatic case making machines combine manual input with automated features, offering a balance of control and efficiency. These machines are suitable for medium-scale operations where precision and customization are important.

  • Manual Feeding with Automatic Case Assembly: Operators manually feed materials, and the machine automates the case assembly process, ensuring precision and consistency.
  • Manual Assembly with Automated Gluing and Pressing: Operators assemble the cases manually, while the machine automates the gluing and pressing steps, enhancing efficiency.

Fully Automatic Case Making Machines

Fully automatic case making machines automate the entire production process, from feeding materials to assembling and finishing the cases. These machines are ideal for large-scale production environments that require high-speed and consistent output.

  • Continuous Feeding Systems: Automatically feed materials into the machine, minimizing manual intervention and increasing production speed.
  • Integrated Cutting, Gluing, and Pressing: Combine cutting, gluing, and pressing in one seamless process, ensuring high efficiency and quality.

Specialty Case Making Machines

Specialty case making machines are designed for specific types of products, such as luxury boxes, book covers, and custom packaging. These machines offer advanced features tailored to the unique requirements of each product type.

  • Luxury Box Making Machines: Provide high-precision and high-quality finishes for luxury and premium packaging.
  • Book Cover Making Machines: Designed specifically for producing hardcover book covers, ensuring durability and aesthetic appeal.
  • Custom Case Making Machines: Offer customizable features and settings to accommodate unique packaging designs and requirements.

Kitmondo offers a variety of case making machines, ensuring businesses can find equipment that meets their specific production needs.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a case making machine, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Production Speed and Capacity

The production speed and capacity of the machine determine how many units can be produced within a given timeframe. High-speed machines are essential for large-scale operations, while lower-speed machines may suffice for smaller production runs. Kitmondo’s listings provide detailed specifications on production speed and capacity, helping you find a machine that meets your production goals.

Material Compatibility

Ensure the machine is compatible with the types of materials you use, such as paperboard, cloth, leather, and various cover materials. Machines that can handle a range of materials offer greater flexibility and versatility in production.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems enhance precision and consistency in case making operations. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, and real-time monitoring capabilities can significantly boost productivity and ensure consistent product quality. Kitmondo’s platform includes machines with various levels of automation, allowing you to find the right balance between functionality and ease of use.

Precision and Accuracy

The precision and accuracy of the machine are critical for ensuring high-quality finished products. Look for machines with advanced cutting, gluing, and pressing technologies that provide consistent and accurate results.

Durability and Maintenance

The durability of the machine and its maintenance requirements are essential for long-term operational efficiency. Machines constructed from high-quality materials, such as stainless steel and robust alloys, are more resistant to wear and tear. Easy-to-clean designs and accessible components simplify maintenance, reducing downtime and operational costs. Kitmondo provides information on the condition and maintenance history of used machines, aiding in informed decision-making.

Leading Brands in Case Making Machines

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the case making machine market include:

  • Kolbus: Known for their high-precision and innovative machines, Kolbus offers robust solutions suitable for various case making applications.
  • Müller Martini: Müller Martini’s machines are renowned for their durability and advanced technology, making them a popular choice in the packaging industry.
  • Zechini: Zechini provides a range of high-performance case making machines, known for their reliability and precision in demanding applications.
  • Shinmei: Shinmei’s machines are characterized by efficiency and versatility, offering reliable performance for large-scale operations.

Kitmondo features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Case Making Machines

The cost of used case making machines varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from several thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Kolbus semi-automatic case making machine might be priced around $10,000 to $30,000, while a high-end Müller Martini fully automatic case making machine could cost between $40,000 and $70,000. Kitmondo's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.


Case making machines are essential tools in the packaging and printing industry, offering efficient and reliable solutions for producing high-quality rigid boxes, book covers, and other hard case products. By understanding the different types of machines and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that align with their production needs. Kitmondo offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a semi-automatic, fully automatic, or specialty case making machine, Kitmondo’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your case making operations.