Rajhans enters flexible packaging with big investment

22 December 2014

Bengaluru-based Rajhans Enterprises is on a massive expansion path. The magazine specialist who are located in the Rajajinagar Industrial hub of the IT city, prints 45 titles (monthly) and six titles (weekly) plus a raft of newspaper titles in three locations, plus mono carton production.


Since the past few months, Rajhans has unleashed an ambitious plan which includes the acquisition of a five layer extrusion line for film production to extend its operations to serve the flexible packaging market.

A Balachandra of Rajhans, said, "Our acquisitions include a fully loaded UV printing press from Heidelberg; Gallus narrow web label press; Kodak NX platesetter; kit for gravure and lamination puches from China; plus, CI flexo press from Bobst and a five-layer excluder from Macchi."

Rajhan's investment in 1300mm wide F&K 20SIX CI flexo press is the centrepiece of its packaging blueprint. The CI flexo press is equipped with smartGPS, Bobst’s unique impression and registration setting system. The new press features repeats up to 800mm, and a maximum speed of 400 mtrs/min.

“Ever since its inauguration, our company has constantly drawn strength from a pioneering spirit and a commitment to quality. With the recent investment in flexo printing equipment, we are set for further growth by entering new markets. At the same time, with the acquisition of the F&K 20SIX, we can be sure to deliver the benchmark quality to new markets that Indian print buyers would associate with Rajhans,” said Akash Balachandra, director, Rajhans Enterprises.

Covering the whole workflow from design and pre-press to printing and post-press, including finishing and coating, folding and binding, Rajhans Enterprises is one of the largest offset and commercial web offset printers in South India. For over more than three decades the company has grown to become the preferred printing house for many renowned magazines and newspapers in the country.

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