Drupa 2024: Chennai’s RS Graphics books its first Komori

Determined by its brand value, core competencies of products, technologies and services, Komori Corporation has achieved a lot during Drupa 2024, which consists of significant sales of presses to key customers from all over the world, including many from India.

06 Jun 2024 | By Rahul Kumar

VB Sridharan of RS Graphics: “This is the first brand-new Komori press at our facility”

Chennai-based RS Graphics is one of these key buyers of the first Komori machines at Drupa 2024. 

RS Graphics, a five-decade-old commercial printing and packaging major known for catering end-products like marketing collaterals, labels, cartons, tags, etc to different customers from diverse sectors, has booked a new Komori Lithrone GL740+C UV IR. 

“This is the first brand-new Komori press to be installed at our production facility,” VB Sridharan, managing partner at RS Graphics, said. 

He added, “After our extensive search for an offset press capable of boosting print quality to a new level, we eventually embarked on the Komori Lithrone GL740 with UV coater. We pre-planned the purchase to be made at Drupa 2024. We specifically chose this press because of its features and capacity suitably matched with our requirements. Speed, print quality and overall productivity make the Komori GL740 an ideal choice for us.” 

The Komori Lithrone GL740 operates at a maximum printing speed of 16,500-sph, taking stably on a broad range of ultra-thin and thick sheets up to 750x1050-mm. 

Jitender Rohilla, general manager-sales, Komori, said, “RS Graphics’ purchase of the first Komori press at Drupa 2024 signifies the value and trust customers from India place in the brand and machines.”

RS Graphics boasts a vast portfolio of pre-press, press and post-press machines from Kodak, Heidelberg, Mitsubishi, Zhongke, ESKO, Bobst, etc equipped in its state-of-the-art 90,000-sqft facility. 

“After all, our new Komori Lithrone GL740 is to boost UV prints to higher grammage,” concluded Sridharan.