Continuing with our monthly spotlight on popular printing equipment, the September issue of PrintWeek delves deep into the world of narrow-web flexo with a compilation of popular presses for labels from total 19 manufacturers — Bobst (Gidue), Edale, Etirama, Gallus, Lombardi, Mark Andy, MPS, Nilpeter, Omet, Taiyo, Weigang and Zonten, plus the Indian manufacturers Alliance Printech, Moksha Engineering Works, Multitec Aids, NBG Printographic Machinery, RK Label Printing Machinery, UV Graphic Technologies and Webtech Engineering.
With the industry’s focus firmly on the packaging segment, and with the market picking up despite the pandemic, many offset technology users are looking for new business opportunities in the narrow-web flexo segment whereas existing players are expanding capacity to print more and are adding new tools — hardware and software — to create labels more attractive. And this issue highlights the available technologies.
Talking about packaging, the September issue has a special feature on India’s top brands — who they are and why they matter.
And considering brands, the call for Atmanirbhar or self-reliant India is a step in the right direction. Still, the top brands which consumers prefer and the print industry relies on for their equipment needs, are all international players. In this context, Noel D’Cunha asks, should India go local for the sake of it?
In this issue, we also focus on how Marks Emballage’s standardisation with G7 ensuring customer satisfaction and business success, and also ask the question how productive is achieving and reusing offset plates.
Plus, all the latest installation news and other regular features in the 80-page September issue of PrintWeek.
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