The subsidiary gets inaugurated on November 29 with over 80 industry people attending the event.
OMET India, the new OMET technical-commercial subsidiary in New Delhi, was officially inaugurated in the presence of over 80 protagonists of the Indian printing industry, including printers, suppliers and brand owners.
OMET adds a new element to its constellation of branches around the world: after OMET Americas in Elk Grove Village – Chicago (IL), OMET Suzhou in China and OMET Iberica in Barcelona, OMET India was officially opened on November 29, 2019. OMET showed a strong growth in the Indian market with its local partner
Weldon Celloplast, leading over 30 installations of their principal’s printing machines. The long-term collaboration between OMET and Weldon Celloplast has led up to this new OMET office which aims to consolidate sales and increase the technical customer service.
Many OMET customers attended the presentation of the new offices, among which were Any Graphics, Zircon and Renault, which already works with several OMET machines. Local printers, suppliers and brand owners took part in the inauguration event. The official presentations of the hosts included: firstly, Harveer Sahni, chairman of Weldon Celloplast, speaking about the birth of the collaboration with OMET since the Nineties, when he met Mr. Angelo Bartesaghi, founder of OMET, during his visit to India.
Marco Calcagni, OMET Sales & Marketing Director, spoke about the OMET group and officially introduced his son, Andrea Calcagni, who recently joined the company as International Strategy and Business Development Manager, and is currently in India to work with Pawandeep Sahni to develop the new OMET business in New Delhi. Andrea gave information about the OMET India vision, about the development of OMET’s presence in the Indian subcontinent.
“OMET India with its partners Weldon Celloplast and Printronics has already a team of over 10 engineers on board and started training other Indian engineers to serve its customers around the world,” said Andrea Calcagni. “We are working to make India a center of competence for global company operations, work has already begun in that direction.”
“OMET counts many installations in over 100 countries,” added Marco Calcagni. “We believe that many of these countries can be served directly from India in a better way. This subsidiary will allow OMET to improve its technical service, its technology and focus on new innovations. OMET is investing in the Indian market and is working for both short and long term results.”
Pawandeep Sanhi, Managing Director of OMET India, concluded the presentation by thanking all the participants: “The new branch is a centre of excellence for OMET that will lead to an improvement of the customized technical service for our partners. Being closer to our customers will help us to understand their needs. We aim to improve the customer experience starting from when the customer places an order until the machine is installed and works at optimal levels, allowing the customer to fully exploit the potential of OMET printing machines, such as performance and production efficiency, while ensuring the highest quality.”