Vinsak, the exclusive distributor of Lombardi presses in India, the Middle East and Africa, will soon install the 430mm wide, 10-color press at the company’s plant in Nigeria. Manipal is already running a Lombardi press, Vinsak USAR 530 and a thermal inkjet system for variable data at its plant in Kenya.
Pritam Choudhary, director at Manipal International Printing Press, said: ‘Vinsak installed machines at our Kenya plant three months back. The combination of Synchroline with Vinsak USAR has made a lot of our print jobs easier. We were able to print on diverse substrates with a quick turnaround time. The main advantage, however, was that we were able to explore more of Kenya’s packaging market as we can print on 12-micron film to 450gsm boards. We wanted to expand our capacity of the Nigerian printing plant, hence a repeat order to Vinsak.’
Talking of support from Vinsak, Choudhary added: ‘A machine worth millions becomes useless if you don’t have a good service backup. We are extremely happy with Vinsak for active service and support systems and hope they continue to provide such quality products.’
Ranesh Bajaj, director at Vinsak, said: ‘It’s a wonderful experience to know that years of planning and efforts have started paying off. We are extremely pleased to receive a repeat order from Manipal. It’s good to see a positive response from printing industry for the Lombardi Synchroline press and Vinsak USAR. We are continuously developing and adding new features to our in-house product with the hope to match the rising expectations of packaging industry from Vinsak.’
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