2 Automatic Die Punching machines with Hot Foiling and one Dextra 80 Die Punching machine with standard features.
M/s. VMOM PTE LTD, Singapore, putting its trust in leading Indian brand Autoprint, has installed three of its Dextra 80 machines. Mr. Keng Swee TAN, Director VMOM visited Autoprint factory in Coimbatore to have a firsthand experience of the state-of-the-art Die Punching machine. He was so impressed with the machine’s performance that he placed order for three Dextra 80 machines simultaneously. Apart from installing one Dextra 80 with standard features, VMOM has also installed 2 Dextra 80 machines with Hot Foiling capabilities.
“We have recently added 3 nos. of DEXTRA 80 die punching machines, out of which 2 nos. of DEXTRA 80 have the special feature of hot foiling with creasing and embossing,” says Keng Swee TAN. “Another one is with standard features. All the three machines are to be installed by the 1st week of October 2022 at our premise M/s VMOM pte ltd., Singapore,” he adds.
M/s VMOM, Singapore is a well established and highly reputed packaging unit in Singapore serving the industry for the past 25 years. Mr. Keng Swee TAN leads the company with his rich experience in printing and packaging with an equally rich educational background of N. ARCH (Hons) UGS, GLA, UK.
Autoprint produces Dextra Die Punching machines in 2 sizes 22×32 inches & 19×26 inches. VMOM has opted for the 22×32 size which, says Keng Swee TAN, suits all their present and upcoming packaging jobs requirements.
“Autoprint DEXTRA 80 – die punching machine can be used for various applications like Die-punching, creasing, perforating, kiss cutting, Blind embossing, Braille embossing and Hot- foil stamping,” says K.G. Suresh – Joint Managing Director Autoprint Machinery Mfrs, India. “The main advantage of the machine is ‘maximum features with affordable price’,” he declares. “This has got commercial benefit of less space due to compactness, less power consumption, less make ready time, Easy to change various jobs and easy to operate with minimal training,” he further explains.
VMOM has decided in favour of the Autoprint Dextra fleet chiefly because of the machine’s capability to do smaller foot prints. VMOM will also be benefitting from swift switch of jobs with their new Dextra setup.
“Autoprint Dextra 80 is “Value for money”. The sincere support and coordination extended by Team Autoprint in terms of clarifying all the technical aspects and their reputation for quality and after sales support, tipped the decision in their favour,” Keng Swee TAN commends.
Starting from digital printing to support F&B printing needs, VMOM has expanded to a vast range of products and application including those for amenity and operational needs. Their major milestones, according to Keng Swee TAN, include extending their gamut from ‘just ink on paper’ to value addition beyond ink, for example, Hot Foil on paper and other substrates.
Focusing largely on the F&B industries, VMOM has a technologically advanced set-up housing the latest equipment that include capability to do Spot UV, lamination, paper bag making, book cover making and box making etc.
With the new capabilities enabled by the recently installed Autoprint Dextra 80, VMOM aims expansion into new areas of products and markets and chiefly sees seasonal festival items, especially Chinese red packets and similar products.
Keng Swee TAN is quite enthusiastic about his Autoprint Dextra 80 and readily recommends the technology to his fellow printer friends. “It is a true ‘value for money’. The reliability of the product is unmatched. Autoprint support is excellent,” says Keng, who sees obvious benefits for his customers by way of fast turnaround time and 3D emboss & 3D foil capabilities. “In addition, the special features of the machine will support to achieve OTD,” he adds.
As for their own special benefits, Keng underlines, “The machine has got special features to reduce the make ready time and produce more no. of copies or jobs. In due course, it will surely bring improved efficiency in our day to day operations and would also help in getting faster ROI.”
The Autoprint Dextra 80 is built to handle the thickness of paper from 80 to 600 gsm. The double sheet detector and cross feed sensor minimize wastage. The heater plate for foil stamping has been innovatively designed to reduce the power consumption. Conforming to the CE standards, the machine competently answers operator safety and the overall machine safety. The machine features high level of operator friendliness and can be operated with minimal training.
Concluding by summarizing his whole Autoprint experience so far, Keng Swee TAN says, “The journey with Autoprint – from the day of searching for the product till the final inspection of the machine – has been excellent. I found the entire company driven by systems. I hope that team Autoprint will reach greater heights in global printing industry. I wish them All The Very Best!”
Keng Swee TAN came to know about the Dextra 80 from a product video on the YouTube platform. He researched more and saw it for the first time at an existing customer place in Penang (Malaysia). He was immediately impressed by its small foot print as well as robustness. Then he visited Coimbatore, met Autoprint people, had a firsthand experience, finalized the deal and now he has just one thing to say about Team Autoprint India and their worldwide support, particularly in his country Singapore, “It is Fantastic!”