Flexo Image Graphics (FIG) sold multiple Mark Andy narrow web flexo printing presses during the LabelExpo Europe 2023, organised from September 11–14 at Brussels Expo in Brussels, Belgium. Among the big deals, Webtech Industries, a known name in the Indian label industry, booked two Mark Andy Pro Series narrow-web flexo printing presses.
The two 13-inch & 8-color Mark Andy presses, which were booked by Webtech Industries during the expo, are fully loaded and belong to Mark Andy’s newly launched Pro Series narrow-web flexo printing presses. Gourav Roy, managing director, Flexo Image Graphics, said, “LabelExpo Europe this year is a fantastic edition for us. Mark Andy globally launched the highly-advanced Pro Series during the expo and we have bagged multiple deals with the press.”
Roy said FIG’s landmark deals of two Mark Andy Pro presses with Webtech Industries have been considered big milestones for them. “The presses will be delivered soon. A few post-press equipment have also been booked. We are really happy to see an industry veteran coming up all over again in label printing by investing in our printing solutions,” he added.
Amar Chhajed from Webtech Industries said, “We are happy with the collaboration between FIG and Webtech. A new plant will be established in the western part of the country, most likely in Mumbai, with all advanced equipment and facilities.”
A new class of fully servo presses, the Mark Andy Pro Series features a flexo workflow that can compete in the digital space. When it comes to waste reduction, Mark Andy Pro Series’ pre-registration sets near perfect after the first label and its auto-registration maintains registration at all speeds. It runs at the maximum speed of 150 mpm (500 fpm) taking up substrates ranging from 50–305 micron (2–12 mil), the company said.
With an unwind capacity of 762 mm (30 inch) and a rewind capacity of 762 mm (30 inch), Mark Andy Pro Series covers the majority of pressure-sensitive and other non-film work. Chhajed said, “We are quite sure that we will gain the previous momentum and acceptance from the industry. One of our two new Mark Andy Pro flexo label printing presses will be dedicatedly used only for pharma packaging and printing.”
At the LabelExpo Europe 2023, FIG represented Mark Andy as well as some of the other leading international brands like Rhyguan, Luster, Maxcess, Eson, Kluge, Presstek, Rotoflex, Eson, and KDS.
Headquartered in New Delhi with branches in Mumbai and Chennai, FIG is an authorized distributor of global brands in the Indian sub-continent. The company is backed by a team of 42 well-trained and experienced technical and marketing professionals.
FIG also cracked the deal of a Mark Andy Performance Series P7E narrow-web flexo printing press with Bangladesh’s leading packaging printing company Kashpia Printing & Packaging during the show, Packaging south Asia reported.