Author: Jasvinder Singh

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SMI Coated Products and Flexcon Company partnership in India – SMI to provide a full range of solutions across the automotive, outdoor power equipment, power tool, appliance, and electronics markets. SMI Coated Products, provider of label stock solutions, and FLEXcon, adhesive coating and laminating solutions provider has recently entered into a partnership to provide durable label stocks across India. Among the largest label stock companies in India, SMI enjoys strong brand presence among printer/converters. Until now, SMI has offered a wide range of paper and filmic label stock solutions using acrylic and rubber-based hot melt adhesives. By partnering with FLEXcon,…

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Abarna Colours installs Heidelberg’s multi-talented Speedmaster CX 75 to boost quality and delivery time. Tirupur-based, Abarna Colours has installed Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 75 5+L, the first press in Tamil Nadu. A.P.Murugan, Managing Director at Abarna Colours, said, “The Heidelberg CX 75 is the latest addition into our kitty and the multi-talented press will enable us to move to the next level of quality assurance and to expedite deliveries on time as per our commitment to the clients. Our average production ranges from 2 to 3 lakhs impressions daily.” (From Left) Mr. Sumith, (Head – Production), Mr. Mohanraj (Partner) and Mr.…

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KL University develops paper sensor to measure Vitamin-D deficiency; the test eliminates laboratory testing and costs just a fraction of the existing tests. KL University has developed an extremely cost-effective test for Vitamin deficiency. What makes the test more interesting is its being a paper sensor based text instead of existing laboratory based tests, which also cost more. The cost of this paper sensor will come to approximately Rs 40 to 50, whereas the cost of commercially available tests for Vitamin-D in hospitals and labs is around Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,000. The KL Deemed-to-be University has developed this unique…

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Global conditions drive price increases for transfer media offset printing blankets. Day International, a division of Flint Group, is a global supplier of transfer media printing blankets, to the heatset, coldset and packaging industry. Given the continued challenges from the Covid pandemic, Day International continues to face cost increases across the global supply chain, from logistics to raw materials as well as the additional cost impact arising from staffing shortages at its global manufacturing location in the United States. Chad Holzer, Business President, Flint Group Image Transfer Technologies, states “We are seeing a significant increase in demand for our packaging…

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– to help print businesses automate and increase sales. Ricoh Latin America and OnPrintShop have entered into a partnership with the objective of helping Ricoh customers, both SMBs and large companies in the commercial printing industry, to automate and optimize order management and increase sales through an e-commerce solution that allows them to quickly set up online orders and reduce administration time and costs. Ricoh and OnPrintShop’s partnership began with a partnership signed with Ricoh Canada in 2011 and with Ricoh New Zealand and Mexico. Now, this agreement extends to all countries where Ricoh Latin America has a presence, including…

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Monotech Systems installs RICOH Pro C5300s at Redray Global. Jaipur-based Redray Global has installed Ricoh Pro C5300S Digital Print Production System. The machine has been installed by Monotech Systems, the company which recently signed up with Ricoh APAC for the distribution of its digital production printing systems in the Indian market. : Nishant Sethi, CEO, Redray Global LLP Nishant Sethi, CEO, Redray Global LLP, said, “We have been associated with Monotech Systems for almost 10 years now. Earlier, we purchased a Konica Minolta kit and a few wide-format printers from Monotech Systems. Now, we decided to go for the Ricoh…

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Boxes Inc. expands into Digital Finishing with first Beam 2C in Americas; already produces 10-15 production orders daily within weeks of installation. Boxes Inc was the first company in the USA to install the flagship Highcon Beam 2C digital finishing system for corrugated earlier this year. The company added the Beam 2C to their digital workflow primarily to support their online, customized packaging web-to-pack site, Xceed but is now also expanding usage to support other more traditional parts of their organization. Describing the install as its easiest ramp-up ever, Boxes Inc. benefitted most from the increased speed-to-market afforded by Highcon’s…

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The largest pet-care experience centre opens in the capital with omni-channel pet-care brand Zigly and zigly.com promising to provide services to pet families. Pet-parents and promoters of Cosmo Films have launched India’s first tech-enabled omni-channel pet-care platform in Delhi. The Zigly platform marks the opening of the largest pet-care experience centre and zigly.com. Zigly was inaugurated on 13th September and promises to deliver highly specialized products and services to help pet families and new pet parents with their journey every step of the way. The launch event was graced by the presence of Cosmo Films’ Mr. Ashok Jaipuria (Chairman and…

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In his AGM address Mr. SanjivPuri, Chairman and Managing Director, ITC Ltd, shared his Vision on ITC Next: Reimagining Business for the Redefined Future. Relevant Excerpts from the speech is below: Moving to the ITC Next horizon, the Business is pioneering a planet-friendly initiative through innovative fibre-based solutions, including moulded fibre technologies for specialised packaging, leveraging its existing proprietary R&D platforms and global collaborations. The Business has launched a sustainable packaging portfolio comprising recyclable paperboards, under the ‘Filo’ and ‘Omega’ series to substitute single use plastics. This segment offers immense opportunities with the global bio-degradable packaging market estimated to grow…

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