Smart Buy: Must-see at PrintPack India 2013 - IV

Sachin Shardul, technical editor, picks five pieces of kit which are a must-see at the premier trade show during 23 to 28 February 2013

16 Feb 2013 | By Sachin Shardul

Pratham Technologies

Pune-based Pratham Technologies, the manufacturer of folding machines, inspection and mailing systems, will launch PGV 1618, automatic paper-folding machine at PrintPack India 2013.

This machine is an upgraded version of their existing machine PGV 1215. Launched in 2011, Superfold PGV–PF 1215 is an automatic paper-folding machine, which is specially designed to cater to the applications which require thin paper of 40gsm of to be folded to fit in a small-sized pack.

The PGV 1618 is a larger machine and is capable of creating 16 Z-folds with a maximum paper size of 450x750mm. The typical applications of this machine include pharmaceutical outsets, leaflets etc and is targeted at customers who cater to export jobs.

Pratham Technologies will be present at Hall 1 / Stall A-03/03

RISO ComColor

To provide personalised solutions to the customers is the need of the day. Riso’s  Com Color range of digital presses offer personalisation and promotional messages to the customer communications. With speeds up to 120 ppm, the ComColor presses can print 1,000 full color pages in only eight minutes.

According to the manufacturer, these are cost-effective solutions which offer colour and black and white prints at about half the cost of laser printers. The compact sized printers are versatile enough to print envelopes and a wide range of substrates.

The ComColor printers can be upgraded with optional scanners for digital conversion and copying. The 7050 can be configured with the multifunction finisher for stapling, folding and punching capability.

These can be seen at Riso India’s stall at PrintPack Hall H2 / Stall H16/06

Cellulose-based films from Innovia

Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) and cellulose-based films for packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets.

Innovia Films (Asia Pacific) have appointed Shivananda Marketing, a part of the Narsingh Dass Group, as its Indian agent. It will be authorised to sell NatureFlex and Cellophane film ranges as well as Propafilm ream wrap grades of innovative packaging materials.

Innovia’s products NatureFlex and Cellophane are manufactured from wood-pulp sourced from referenced suppliers only, who operate sustainable forestry management principles, and already have an established name in the Indian packaging industry.

These can be seen at Hall H2/ Stall H- 17/03


Chemline India has developed Quiklock hot melt adhesives through in-house research and development efforts of team spearheaded by Dr Ravindra Nath Goel, a technocrat and polymer scientist.

The Quiklock range of hot melt adhesives comprises of three grades; CH 145 WMF, specifically formulated for maplitho or wood free papers for textbooks having thick spine while CH 145 WFF and CH 155 SW64 grades are applicable for thick art paper used for magazines and books. Quiklock hotmelts based on ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) and synthetic rubber are compatible with all high speed perfect binding machines such as Welbound, Kolbus or Muller Martini.

Chemline’s adhesives have been widely accepted and regularly exported to 25 countries across the globe which contributes to 25% of its total sales, owing to superior quality and competitive price.

Jumbo die-cutter

The Jumbo range of die-cutters fromAssociated Engineering Corporation are available in a wide range of models and sizes to meet the demand of corrugating industry, display industry. These die cutters are offered with special features of auto lubrication and optional features such as plate lifter, adjustable chases with moveable bars and various safety features to make the press user’s friendly.

These Jumbo presses are very sturdy in constructions and designed to provide extra tonnage to meet demand of large scale die-cutting jobs.

These products can be seen at Associated Engineering Corporation’s stall Hall 7 / Stall D12/07.