Vinsak, a leading print equipment supplier, has installed India’s first Rhino at Pragati. The machine is claimed to be the most powerful in-line flatbed embosser in the market with foiling and hologram in-setting units. It has a revolvable foil head to apply foil across and in web direction. It operates at a speed of up to 25,000 cycles per hour for multi-stepping designs. These 7 strokes per second allow production at high speed with cost-effective tools. RHINO II also accommodates two foil stepping servo levels for independent patterns and 6 individually controllable heating zones for maximum flexibility in heat management on demanding multi-step designs.
“We saw a live demo of Pantec Rhino at Labelexpo India 2016 and found it a complete fit with our existing infrastructure. We are looking to incorporate this machine into the labeling of wine and cosmetics. The flat bed systems and the high pressure allows us to add a lot of value to our offerings and also allows us to access niche markets to provide embellishment products at par with the global market,” said Hemanth Paruchuri, director, Pragati Pack.
Pragati Pack, part of the Pragati Group, is a five-decade-old company providing printing and finishing services for a range of products — from marketing collateral to packaging and labels. The company has won the prestigious SAPPI International Printer of the Year for a record three times.
Talking about the installation, Ranesh Bajaj, director, Vinsak said, “The best part about this machine is that you can attach it inline to any printing press and complete printing as well as finishing in one go. It will save on turnaround time while producing high-quality finishing.” He further added, “To help the label printing industry, we are keen to bring machines which are of high quality, rich in features and have more automated functions backed with our strong support system, which can ease the operations of Indian printers.”