Kanpur’s Shray Offset buys its second Komori

Kanpur-based Shray Offset has invested in its second Komori press, a Lithrone G37, to meet the increasing demands for quality, innovation, and newer print applications from customers. The company purchased its first Komori, Enthrone 29, in 2018.

20 Mar 2024 | By Rahul Kumar

Ankur and his mother Mithlesh Bajpai with the Komori Lithrone G37

“In addition to the prowess and productivity of the Komori presses, we are excited to be partnered with Komori India whose amicable and swift service support helped us a lot in terms of the overall smooth running of the presses as well as getting hold of growth in business,” Ankur Bajpai, director, Shray Offset, said. 

He added that the second Komori is indeed a productive and capable press. 

Engineered as an epitome of cutting-edge technologies, the Komori Lithrone G37 meets diverse needs of applications. It is capable of operating stably at a high-speed of 15,000-sph, taking in sheet thicknesses ranging from 0.04- to 0.6-mm. 

Further, the Komori Lithrone G37 handles sheets up to a maximum size of 640x940-mm for printing in a maximum area of 620x930-mm. With all these capacities, this Komori press has the prowess to address the full span of requirements in the publishing and commercial printing arenas, which Shray has been into for years.

Since its inception in 2004, Shray Offset has been in the publishing and commercial printing domains. “Most of our customers are from the publishing and commercial printing markets,” Bajpai said, adding, “Our customers are conscious about quality in prints. To meet the needs of their demands, we finally found that Komori is the right solution for us. Komori presses in our facility are ideal for high page count products in high print quality.”

Bajpai added, “After all, Komori Lithrone G37 is amazing in its speed and makeready time. Also, it remarkably accommodates short turnarounds, which makes the press ideal for short-run productions of diverse products which some of our customers keep demanding. Apart from strengthening our production capacity and quality in prints, our investment in the second Komori press is a strategic step for us to boost our ongoing expansion into new market domains.”

Now operating out of a state-of-the-art production facility of 24,000-sqft in area, Shray Offset has a strong team of 15 well-trained and experienced graphic designing, printing, and production professionals. Delivering all manner of prints such as books, magazines, marketing collaterals, product catalogues, fliers, brochures, etc across the publishing and commercial printing markets, Shray Offset has garnered a new level of competency with the new Komori Lithrone G37.

As to why Shray Offset went for the second Komori press, Bajpai said the quality and cost-effectiveness of the Komori Lithrone G37 make this offset press superior to any other presses in its class. “Five years back, we purchased our first Komori press from Komori India and we were quite impressed with the machine’s overall capacity. As the demands grew, we decided to add the Komori Lithrone G37 and looking forward to adding more, if required, from Komori India,” he concluded.