Utility Forms pushes pre-press process with Kodak Veriset T800

Greater Noida-based Utility Forms has invested in a Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter to augment the company’s pre-press process.

13 Dec 2023 | By Rahul Kumar

Ashish Agarwal with Kodak Veriset T800

Over the last four decades, Utility Forms has been into security, variable data, and IT-enabled printing, carried out at its network of five major well-equipped production facilities at different locations, including Greater Noida in Delhi-NCR where a Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter is being installed.

The Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter, now running stably and efficiently at Utility Forms, is supplied and installed by Monotech Systems.

“We have chosen this Kodak Veriset T800 thermal CtP system for its incredibly stable, accurate, and eco-friendliness in thermal plate-making. Everybody knows the brand ‘Kodak would never let anybody down when it comes to technological advancements and user satisfaction,” Ashish Agarwal, director, Utility Forms, said.

He added, “We are delighted with our newly purchased Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter from Monotech Systems. This thermal CTP system is truly a process-free platesetter that transcends conventional plate-making process, and it eventually helps us reduce our environmental impact as well, which is one of our sustainability goals. Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter is an ideal green thermal CtP system with less power consumption and less waste release. In fact, this platesetter reduces waste because it delivers the most accurate, precise, and stable plates.”

Kodak Veriset T800 is designed to deliver stable plate making of up to 22 eight-page plates per hour in throughput resolution of 2400 dpi. Equipped with TH5 head, this Kodak thermal CtP system can image more precise and accurate dot leading to higher tonal stability and uniform exposure. It is compatible with a broad range of thermal plates, suitable for diverse printers in different markets, such as commercial printers, packaging printers, and specialty printing majors like Utility Forms engaging in the printing and production of highly specialised prints.

Incorporated in 1982, Utility Forms is the brainchild of a core team of three highly qualified and committed founders — Praveen Agarwal, the Late Shri Gopal Agarwal, and Rajeev Mathur. 

“It’s really a privilege for me to be part of the continuing legacy of Utility Forms as my father (Praveen Agarwal) introduced me to the business, and I am now looking after our Greater Noida unit where the new Kodak Veriset T800 platesetter is installed as part of our constant upgradation of machine portfolios and technologies,” Agarwal said. 

When it comes to productivity and operation of the production facilities of Utility Forms, the company’s production units which are spread pan India — Delhi, Greater Noida, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata — are fully equipped with an array of the latest high-end machines and processes such as the newly installed Kodak Veriset T800. 

“Our customers spread across various industries and geographies (both domestic and international), require us to maintain stringent quality controls at our all-production facilities to ensure we deliver what we promise,” Agarwal added. 

Driven by the delight of their customers, Utility Forms, a fully integrated printing company, offers not only end-to-end security printing, variable data printing, but also high-quality commercial printing, publishing printing, and paper stationery products for clientele in diverse sectors including banking, aviation, education, modern retail, hospitality, logistic, manufacturing, finance, etc. 

“Over the years, we strive to provide our customers the specialty prints that deliver quality using advanced machines and technologies like Kodak Veriset T800. We are grateful to Monotech Systems for this pre-press marvel and their unconditional after-sales service support,” Agarwal concluded.