Top wide-format printers in India

The wide-format industry in India is estimated to be worth Rs 1,800 cr. Printweek India highlights the top wide-format firms in India.

10 Nov 2012 | By PrintWeek India

Arihant Digiprint

Mumbai-based Arihant Digiprint specialises in indoor and outdoor signages. The company is managed by partners, Sunil Maheshwari and Mitesh Kothari. Arihant houses Jetrix 2013 FRQ , Vutek QS2000 UV press, two Vutek QS 3360 solvent presses, an Epson GS 6500 eco-solvent, HP Latex LX 800 presses plus finishing machines. The company caters to clients like Airtel, Big Bazaar, DSP Merrill Lynch, Reliance Trends, ICICI Prudential, IDBI Bank and Godrej Interio among others.

Arun & Rajive

Digital print specialist for wide variety of photo print products.  HP Indigo 5500 and a raft of wide-format printers, including the latest HP LX 850, and multi-colour offset presses. The company uses India’s first seven-colour HP Indigo 5500 and LX 850 recently installed here, for innovations to create niche products. Siddharth Raj Malhotra, the director at the company is passionate about print. He loves to spend as much time at the plant.

Auto Graphics Digital

PrintWeek India Poster Printer of the Year 2009, it invested over Rs 10-crore in the last four years. A small screen printing company in 1987, today, the company works with most of the top corporate brands doing special projects which include vehicle graphics (Volvo buses), fleet graphics and in shop solutions. Auto Graphics and D J Bangara are big supporters of Red Rooster Racing, a leading professional motorsports company in India, and render their vehicle wraps.


Specialises in OOH with presence in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Bengaluru. Four Vuteks, six RF seaming machines and a team of 60 working round the clock to meet outdoor media requirement. No job is too small or too big for Colorart. Has handled overseas projects in Europe, USA and Far East with aplomb. Managed by the father-son duo, Mukund and Vipul Patel, Colorart’s portfolio includes creating the famous Onida TV ad.

Color Photo Print


PrintWeek India Award 2010 winner for Wide-Format Printer of the Year, Color Photo Print competed against the best in India to emerge victorious. This wide-format printer’s Simla sample – submitted for PrintWeek India Award – gave the scenery a painting-like look, while the Taj Mahal sample preserved the input image’s detailed features on the white marble.  Situated in Bhopal, the company delivers the promise of growing print in B-tier towns and cities. Proprietor Anurag Dubey loves to visit Bhopal’s Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya – a museum which depicts the story of mankind in time and space.

Jumbo Digital Prints

A 3M certified press. A decade old and pioneers in large-format roll-to-roll environment friendly UV printing. Can print 20,000 sq/ft rolls per day. Since 2002, the Jumbo R&D team invents two modular displays every year. Special inventions are: one minute display and quick-frame display. Jumbo installed India’s first ten feet wide roll-to-roll UV curable HP Scitex XP 2100 in addition to two HP 5500. Plan to diversify with a high-end digital machine. The Gupta brothers were among the first to install UV, two years ago.

Kay Cee Digital Works

 A start-up in 2008, this wide-format specialist has added digital kit to become a front-runner in the capital’s wide-format segment. A fleet of HP machines which also includes the HP Design Latex 65500 and Design H45500. In 2009, the firm installed the HP latex and hybrid machines to harness the advantage of first mover. The company has since added new client to its roster. The family-owned business also runs a flour and spinning mill.

Macromedia Digital

One of the big daddies of super large-format digital print in India. A PrintWeek India Award Winner in 2010, Macromedia has locations in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Cochin and Pune. D Naresh Kumar and M Ramakrishna are an ambitious duo. And they have major initiatives in digital printing, up their sleeve. Ramakrishna managed a bottling plant. Later, he and Naresh collaborated to create something “small” in graphics. And today, look where they are.


The company is one of the pioneers of indoor and outdoor signage printing. MMT installed subcontinent’s first Durst Rho UV flatbed digital printing system at it’s production facility located in Lower Parel in Mumbai. Besides this, they have an arsenal of topline solvent and digital printers at fully operational facilities in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru. The company has the capability to redefine standards of quality in the Indian OOH industry. Omkar Kapila, the founder of MMT, was the first in India to import a colour scanner.

Peacock Media

Winner of the PrintWeek India 2009 Innovative Printer of the Year Award, this print company doesn’t resemble a print set-up. Chic offices with kool young people that talk the marketing talk. Peacock incorporated ‘green’ with India’s first latex HP Scitex TJ8500. Peacock has seven locations in India. The Rajdhani and Shatabdi wrap-around job propelled them into the limelight. They are maintaining traction with the GVK branding at Mumbai airport. Kuljit Suri and Deepak Chawla, the movers behind Peacock are college buddies from Juhu, and Juhu has determined their world view.

Prince Digi Graphics

 Attention to detail and commitment to excellence has resulted in numerous satisfied clients and a body of work. Specialises in digital flatbed printing any flat surface. The owner Manmohan Singh challenges conventional norms by combining various technologies to invent flatbed applications. None of the trips by Singh and his sons to print expos in Delhi have been completed without a darshan at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Printech Digital

In three locations (Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad), the company produces 50,000 sq/ft billboard and 5,000 sq/ft indoor merchandising application per day. The company’s recent investments include Vuteks and HPs. One day, in the near future, Printech will be 100% UV. Bhagwath Prasad, no longer relishes his morning coffee with ET ... since the news in ET is pretty depressing these days.

Sagar Digiprints


This Ahmedabad-based company has recently bolstered its production ten-fold with the installation of Jetrix 2513 FRQ, wide format printer. The in-house printing and fabrication facility at Sagar has made it stand unique among the 300-odd wide-format printers in Ahmedabad. The 25-year old company is managed by a young Amit Gupta, who says that ceramic is a new market in Ahmedabad and with no players, will make the most of the opportunity. Gupta claims to be the only vendor for Reliance Gujarat

Spectrum Scan

The Mumbai-based company has been winning the international SGIA award competition for eleven straight years. At the 2012 event, it won six. The company has moved its digital and screen printing operations to twin site location in Vasai, Thane district. Print creativity tops their priority. Unanimous award winner at PrintWeek Award 2012, 2011 and 2010. Amit Shah, the CEO is known to deliver a tempo-load of applications to convince a buyer; besides running the marathon.

Studio Print Art

Established by the late Barun Choudhary, 30-years ago, son Debu has metamorphosed Studio Print Art from a printer to a major image graphic provider in Kolkata.A solution providing company who ensure communication design, graphic printing, store decor and displays. Studio Print Art innovates, but rarely demands the spotlight. The company has been rewarded with international and national awards. In addition to Studio Art, Kolkata boasts of top-end OOH companies like Smart Signage, Grafitti, Sigma Scan and Stylo Max. 

Sunrise Media 

 This film-making firm turned wide-format specialist saw potential in the sector after it struggled to get posters for its film and posters printed on time.A partner of HP in its print service provider (PSP), the firm has a fleet of HP latex, UV, inkjet and eco-solvent printers for indoor and outdoor print solutions. Stronghold in East and North East, now extended to North India with a branch in New Delhi. Sunrise has added a HP digital press in its armoury, although the focus of work has been wide-format printing.

Welpac Products and Systems

 For a firm which printed labels for garments, the diversification was providential. Kantilal Kurva the patriarch at Welpac with son Mayoor spotted the potential of signage in a small Gerber plotter. A raft of eight-colour and four-colour Vutek UV presses. A Roland eco-solvent printer besides the first Gerber Solara Ion X procured last December, has been replaced by a Jetrix 2513 FRQ. Welpac has the wherewithal to create and fabricate, a sensible eco-attitude,  which sets this Bengaluru company apart from its competitors. Mayoor Kurva, the managing director enjoys reading books on spiritualism. He says it helps him in his day-to-day work, relieves tension and provides clarity to his thought process

Wonder Images 

This Kolkata-based wide-format specialist is a one-stop-shop for all large-format printing solutions. Wonder Images (perhaps East India’s largest outdoor firm) were the first to install a HP latex press after an HP Scitex UV roll-to-roll. The company has the print technology to produce: point-of-purchase displays, transit signage, vehicle wraps, building covers, illuminated signages, wall murals, billboards and exterior event signage. According to Wonder Images, it invested in Latex technology to provide green solution to its corporate customers. The company operates in a seven-storey Wonder building.