Mumbai-headquartered TechNova Imaging Systems, recognized as one of the leading providers of digital and analog imaging consumables, has in recent years also sold hardware such as computer to plate (CtP) devices and sample making tables. The company has always had an eye on the relevance of digital and sustainable solutions as a leading supplier of integrated solutions, hardware, consumables, and services. It has kept expanding its reach further in imaging – to the print, publishing, packaging, textile, engineering, signage, and photo industries.
This year, TechNova known for its technology and knowledge sharing on the shop floor with its customers completed its 50 years in the graphic industry. And in the recent years, they have also sold hardware like CtPs, digital production presses, digital print embellishment presses, postpress devices, and print finishing devices. Packaging South Asia met with Ekta P Mhatre, the company’s manager-product marketing at its stand at the recent PackPlus exhibition in the Delhi NCR. The company’s digital print finishing devices and a digital cutting table from Jingwei were shown on its stand there.
Speaking with Mhatre about the trade show, we realized that it was the company’s first participation in any event after the Covid-19 pandemic almost 22 months ago. Speaking about the positive response from customers, she explained to us how the printing and packaging industries have grown and constructively utilized their time during the Covid-19 period. “The Indian market is opening up as hoped, and things are getting back to normal. We’re pleased to be a part of PackPlus 2021, as it is our first public appearance since Covid-19,” she said.
TechNova’s Go Green Mission
TechNova is committed to helping the printing and packaging industry adopt eco-friendly solutions, reduce its carbon footprint, and to eliminate waste while facilitating sustainable growth. In the conversation on sustainability, Mhatre mentioned, “We are taking further footsteps in our green initiative and trying to be greener. In drupa also, there was a big hype about sustainability and industry 4.0, so, I think this is the right way to go ahead for a better future. In packaging, any growing company should develop and work towards sustainable applications, and then only will it be easier to survive in the future. So, everyone should work on the sustainability part.”
Mhatre concluded our conversation by speaking about the company’s expansion, “Right now, we are working on our current portfolio and trying to tie up with many companies for digital postpress. We were always there for the last 50 years in the conventional offset and packaging setup. Currently, we are working with Konica Minolta, Duplo, and Jingwei devices to cover the entire area of digital graphics. I think this is a good time to move ahead.”