Labelexpo 2022 preview: Bhatia Graphica-DNP

PrintWeek highlights the Top 60 exhibitors, as well as what the show organiser Tarsus has to say about Labelexpo India, which begins Labelexpo India, the boutique show at India Expo Mart will be hosted from 10 to 13 November 2022. Here is the second lot.

09 Nov 2022 | By PrintWeek Team

Bhatia Graphica | Stand J3

Bhatia Graphica, a pre-press service provider based in Mumbai since 1997, offers pre-press and printing plates for the flexo, dry offset and letter-press industries using HD CTP technology. These plates are currently being used for printing aluminium cans, aluminium collapsible tubes, lamitubes, seamless tubes, plastic cups, liquor caps, labels and embossing. Attending the show for the first time, the company will showcase flexo printed samples, letterpress printed samples and dry offset printed samples and plates.

Bobst | Stand J35

At its stand, Bobst will showcase the samples printed on its Master series machines. The samples and solutions demonstrated at the booth, such as oneECG, have the potential to be transformative for the packaging industry. Ludovico Frati, from Bobst Firenze team, will also be present at the show to meet existing and prospective customers. The label printing market worldwide reached USD 36.98-billion in 2017 and kept growing at 4.1% to reach USD 45.22-billion in 2022. According to Bobst, the industry is still going through many changes, for example, sustainability moved from a good-to-have argument to an essential pillar in all business decisions and various solutions were offered around that such as oneECG printing features on multiple installations of Bobst inline narrow and mid-web presses that are present in five continents. Bobst has several new solutions to support its vision, all built on the four cornerstones of connectivity, digitalisation, automation, and sustainability, helping customers to deal with the packaging production transformation.

Baldwin Technology Company | Stand M10

At the show, Baldwin will present live demonstrations of its Guardian PQV 100% inspection system and Guardian OLP offline proofing and inspection system. The products help improve productivity and reduce waste by maintaining homogeneity of the end product for the consumer. Visitors can ensure their customers a defect-free product by usingthe Guardian Inspection products. The company has successfully installed the technology at label converters, including Shreedhar, Pragati (Indore), Zircon, Shriram Veritech, Centurion Forms and Kumar Labels.

BST Group | Stand M25

The company will showcase the Tubescan Digital Strobe (TSDS) 100% defect detection system, which, in terms of image resolution and the price performance ratio, has no equal. BST will also display our core products, such as its web guides and the industry leading web viewing camera – the Powerscope 5000. The BST products offer consistent image quality, even on reflective materials. The company has approximately 1,000 installations worldwide in the past three years. In India, it has over 35 systems running.

Cartes | Stand C9

Exhibiting along with its agent Weldon Celloplast, Cartes will demonstrate a line combining its Jet D-Screen (JDS), laser die-cutting and converting system for embellishing, finishing and die-cutting digitally printed labels. The Jet D-Screen for digital finishing enables variable data handling and creation of labels embellished with multi-layer effects, in-register varnishing, intricate and thick tactile embossing, security applications, ultra-high precision foil printing and cast gold with fine detail. The company’s laser die-cutting system is complemented by automatic job changeover via barcode reading, automatic positioning of longitudinal cutting units and turret rewinder.

Cloudswood Technologies | Stand L1

The company, which had quite a tough past two years, will showcase hologram security labels, barcode labels, barcode ribbons, cleaning kits, coding foils, and TTO Ribbons. The company installed nine machines in the last two years, and is now hoping to expand to new territories. 

Daya Printograph | Stand A6

Daya will launch a reel-to-reel thermal lamination machine with an inline embossing feature. It is a high-speed machine designed for printed/non-printed labels, which can do thermal lamination from 20 to 80 microns of BOPP/PET holographic, plain or metalised films. The heating system is designed to suit high-speed and pressure is hydraulic controlled to give strong bonding. The machine is equipped with a web guide system, autotension controllers, pneumatic brakes for perfect unwind and rewind. Till date, the company has installed thousands of lamination machines for offset, commercial and packaging, digital, wide-web and narrow-web customers.

Domino Printech India | Stand H19

The company will showcase its Domino N610i digital hybrid label solution at the show. The N610i integration module, based on the proven Generation 6 technology and with nearly 1,000 installations worldwide, has been designed with a simple universal interface, enabling it to be easily integrated with your preferred flexo printing press. The N610i hybrid press combines digital with analogue printing and finishing capabilities, such as flexo printing, die-cutting, foiling, varnishing, and laminating, all within a single efficient process. During the show, UV Graphic Technologies will display and demonstrate their new hybrid press with built-in digital embellishment capability.

Dow | Stand E3

Manufacturer of release coatings and adhesive films for the pressure-sensitive industry, Dow, will launch the SL 184 SYL-OFF SL 184 coating the stand. A key focus for Dow’s pressure-sensitive market involves delivering silicone-based solutions that meet customer needs by optimising performance, and improving efficiency across a variety of applications. The company will also promote SYL-OFF SL 184 high speed coating, SYL-OFF EM 7978 food release coating, SYL-OFF SL 351 hygiene release coating, DOWSIL 2014 adhesive solventless PSA, DOWSIL 7651 and 7652 adhesives for protective films and tapes at the show.

DNP | Stand N9

DNP will launch the new V-series of thermal transfer ink ribbons TTR and TTO, with resin as the main component for printing barcodes on a variety of labels and flexible packaging. This V-series stands for versatility, developed for optimal performance in diverse applications such as food and beverage, electronics, pharmaceutical, healthcare and automotive. The V-Series of TTR and TTO ribbons will be an excellent choice for anyone looking to deliver crisp, dark images on a wide range of label and flexible packaging substrates.

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