Author: Jasvinder Singh

The print industry remains on course for growth worldwide. The sector posted sales of over €837billion in the past fiscal year. “Our industry is growing and also has a future,” says Thomas Schiemann, Managing Director of the VDMA’s Print and Paper Technology Association. In a current study industry analysts assume that the global print industry will achieve annual average inflation-adjusted growth of over 2.1% over the coming five years after posting 1.1% growth over the past five years.  This development, says Schiemann, will mainly be driven by the labels and packaging segments. In Germany, the approximately 6,900 print and media…

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Kolkata-based Rotomaxx India installs two IntaGlios rotogravure cylinder engraving machines from Monotech Systems. Marking a significant milestone, Kolkata-based gravure cylinder manufacturer Rotomaxx India has strategically invested in two IntaGlios rotogravure cylinder engraving machines, back-to-back. The two feature-rich flagship IntaGlios machines, installed one after another at Rotomaxx India within nine months, were supplied and installed by Monotech Systems. Rotomaxx India—a new subsidiary of Ganga Cylinder Process—is new in the market, emerged ambitiously to serve packaging companies with best-in-class gravure cylinders. Mr Saugata Banerjee, along with two partners, Mr Biswajit Majumdar and Mr Deepak Kumar Shaw, is taking care of the subsidiary.…

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Rhyguan PLUS 330 proves a game changer for embellishments for Leo; working amazing in digital label finishing and similar jobs. Vapi-based Leo Flexipack is an ambitious one-stop labelling solutions provider, which has recently taken a big leap by installing a Rhyguan PLUS 330 for its digital finishing needs. The new highly modular Rhyguan digital finishing machine at Leo Flexipack’s facility has been supplied and installed by Flexo Image Graphics (FIG), a known name in flexo presses, associated equipment and solutions in the Indian sub-continent. Rhyguan PLUS 330 has triggered Leo Flexipack to fine-tune finishing into a new standard. “A game…

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Advanced RICOH Pro C7200x by Monotech Systems triggers the vivacity behind Nirmala Cards & Stationery’s wedding card printing. Keeping up a long printing business lineage across three generations, Nirmala Cards & Stationery in Vijayawada has transpired as an innovative offshoot of Nirmala Offset Printers and a connoisseur of premium wedding card printing. What triggers the vivacity behind Nirmala Cards & Stationery’s wedding card printing is an advanced & highly efficient RICOH Pro C7200x digital colour production press, supplied and installed by Monotech Systems. In the year 1948, Mr Narayan Murthy opened Nirmala Press at One Town in Vijayawada as a…

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Free cash flow at highest level for 10 years & significantly improved incoming orders in 4th quarter; to present innovations at drupa with broad customer base as key strength. Riding on a successful Financial Year, achieving set targets, Offset major HEIDELBERG is well prepared for its drupa participation. The preliminary figures for the past financial year 2023/2024, show the company meeting forecast. What makes it special is that there have been adverse and challenging economic as well as geopolitical conditions globally which were further aggravated by cost pressure on materials, energy and personnel. HEIDELBERG has reported having succeeded in keeping…

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Canon India launches 7-colour imagePROGRAF GP & expands 12-colour imagePROGRAF PRO series. Canon India has recently launched six new cutting edge large-format printers. Among these, a new 7-colour category was announced as part of the imagePROGRAF GP series(GP-526S/546S/566S) tailored for the graphics art market harnessing the new LUCIA PRO II pigment ink to deliver impressive print quality for bright, eye-catching posters & photographs. Further, strengthening its 12-colour category with its imagePROGRAF PRO series lineup, three new printers were unveiled (PRO-526/546/566) with superior print quality for photography and fine art applications, promising print longevity of up to 200 years. Sharing his…

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VINSAK initiates the new Era of 880mm Inline Flexo with India’s first installation in Ahmedabad. A decade ago, the label and flexo market predominantly revolved around presses spanning 280-330mm in width. However, Vinsak’s introduction of Lombardi to the Indian market instigated a significant shift. Today, the standard width stands at 430mm, with approximately 90% of inline flexo presses being sold at this width or wider. Additionally, widths of 530mm, 620mm, and 670mm now command almost 20% of the market share. This evolution is accompanied by a broadening definition of labels, expanding beyond self-adhesive and wet glue to encompass shrink sleeves,…

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In drupa booth 1B50, this Swiss family-owned Müller Martini will present itself as a source of ideas, an implementer, and an advisor. Volker Leonhardt, member of the Group management at Müller Martini and responsible for Global Sales, says that Müller Martini has a forward-looking management. He explains, “This means that we at Müller Martini think in decades instead of quarters, something that is typical for an owner-operated company. This thinking also affects our advising expertise, something that is becoming increasingly important. We work with customers to answer important questions and seek long-term, sustainable solutions in goal-oriented fashion.” According to Roland…

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You will need to buy a ticket for travel by public transport to/from drupa 2024 Düsseldorf venue; unlike yester years, the Messe Düsseldorf admission ticket does not include free travel to and from the event by public transport. Where and how can I buy a ticket? With the 24-hour ticket, individuals or groups of up to 5 people are mobile for 24 hours (Please select the English language at the top right of the page). More online tickets are available in the Rheinbahn online store, display them on your cell phone, or print them out. There are ticket machines in the…

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Bindwel will be showcasing “Spectrum of Innovation – Creating the Future of Bookbinding.” At drupa 2024. Bindwel will be meeting the global printing and binding industry at drupa 2024 with its theme, “Spectrum of Innovation – Creating the Future of Bookbinding.” Bindwel will showcase its technological advancements and demonstrate how these innovations can transform the bookbinding and book production landscape. From a small single clamp perfect binder to complete inline binding machines, Bindwel  makes the whole range of soft cover bookbinding machines. At drupa, the company will be introducing its trio – 1nsta, Ekam, and Freedom. Bindwel Insta is a…

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