Aarya Print Pack installs Lombardi Synchroline 430 & Vinsak slitter-rewinder

Installation of a complete set of label production equipment

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Mohan Pailwan, general manager of Vinsak, Massimo Lombardi, general manager of Lombardi, Datta Falsundar, managing director of Aarya Print Pack

Vinsak India announces another installation of a complete set of label production equipment, including a Lombardi Synchroline 430 and Vinsak USAR 430-Universal slitter & rewinder at Mumbai-based Aarya Print Pack.

Established in the year 2009, Aarya Print Pack is a manufacturer and supplier of a wide array of packaging & pharmaceutical labels. These are developed using qualitative raw material with employing latest machines and tools. These products are widely used to pack varied food, electronics & pharmaceutical products available in different colors, sizes, and designs.

According to the press statement, the fully loaded eight colors Lombardi Synchroline comes equipped with options of De-lam and Re-lam, moveable cold foil, full servo indeed, and outfeed and corona and web cleaning. Multi-substrate capabilities from 12 microns films to 450gsm boards make the press a versatile print system to address different market fields.

The Lombardi press will enable Aarya to enter new fields of higher quality self-adhesive labels, wrap-around, flexible films & shrink sleeves, it said.

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Mohan Pailwan, general manager of Vinsak (left) and Datta Falsundar, managing director of Aarya Print Pack (right)

The company mentioned that the Synchroline press is best complemented with a high-quality finishing machine Vinsak USAR 430. The modular universal slitter and rewinder is a fully servo-driven system with pneumatic unwinds and rewinds, a scissor and razor slitting system, dual rewinds capabilities of the slit from 12-micron films to 450 gms boards to match the capabilities of the print system.

With the installation of these two new systems, Aarya has taken a quantum leap in its production capabilities and will ensure high double-digit growth in the coming years.

Datta Falsundar, managing director of Aarya Print Pack, said, “Vinsak has been highly supportive and instrumental in helping us to finalize on the Synchroline and USAR machine and then install and begin production even during the times of the Pandemic. To take a quantum leap from our previous entry level equipment to a multi crore investment was initially a challenge for us but the good market references, professional approach and good installation support has reaffirmed our decision in choosing Vinsak as our equipment supplier.”

Lombardi Converting Machinery is a 30-year-old Italian company known for production and distribution, narrow web and wide web flexographic inline presses. With this new installation, India now has an installed base of more than 30 machines in the last five years. All over, Lombardi has installed more than 300 In-Line Flexo presses globally, with about 80 being sold in the Vinsak territories. Lombardi has also recently launched its I2 series of mid and wide web inline Flexo presses for flexible packaging.

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