BST eltromat India unveils new solutions for the Indian market

BST eltromat India at Indiaplast 2019

328
Khushal Patel, director, sales and marketing, BST eltromat at Indiaplast 2019.

BST eltromat unveiled some new solutions for the Indian packaging industry at the Indiaplast 2019 expo that was held in Greater Noida from 28 February to 4 March. The company demonstrated for the first time in India two new products from its stable – Alphamix, an adhesive mixing and dispensing system and EagleEye, a 100% web viewing system. Both these products saw their worldwide launch at ArabPlast 2019 that was held in Dubai in January this year.

BST also displayed a solvent-less laminator from Lotus Engineering for which BST’s automation division has provided complete automation. In June 2018, BST and Italy’s Grafica Elettronica SRL announced the launch of a new vertical and a month later the two signed a joint venture agreement. With this new association BST eltromat India has now ventured into providing complete turnkey solutions in automation. BST eltromat India and Grafica will deliver fully integrated and modular automation solutions to machine manufacturers and end users across the globe to automate their various process work-flows of new and old machines (retrofit).

According to Khushal Patel of BST eltromat, the Alphamix is a unique solution for mixing and dispensing adhesives for solvent-less lamination machines. Some of the salient features of the machine include zero de-lamination during the process; line speed feedback from the solvent-less machine and display of average coating thickness in real-time; and gauging weight of adhesive component in real-time, among others.

“The Alphamix adheres to the philosophy of Industry 4.0,” says Patel.

The EagleEye is meant to view the full repeat of the web. Conventional printers use stroboscopes and moving web viewer systems, which display a particular region of repeat to inspect the print repeat manually. The EagleEye is meant to overcome the limitations of the present methods by displaying the full web width on the 55″ UHD monitor.

“The EagleEye is meant for wide web presses, both rotogravure and CI flexo. It shows the entire repeat at 7.2k resolution,” Patel says.

BST is expected to launch EagleEye with defect detection system and color monitoring system in the next six months, Patel shares.

Talking about Indiaplast, he says the show has been very good given that it was the first edition. “All the days were busy for us,” he says.

The impact, resilience, and growth of responsible packaging in a wide region are daily chronicled by Packaging South Asia.

A multi-channel B2B publication and digital platform such as Packaging South Asia.is always aware of the prospect of new beginnings and renewal. Its 16-year-old print monthly, based in New Delhi, India has demonstrated its commitment to progress and growth. The Indian and Asian packaging industries have shown resilience in the face of ongoing challenges over the past three years.

As we present our publishing plan for 2023, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2023 will reach 6.3%. Packaging industry growth has exceeded GDP growth even when allowing for inflation in the past three years.

The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 33% over the past three years. With orders in place, we expect another 33% capacity addition from 2023 to 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels have grown similarly. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.

Even given the disruptions of supply chains, raw material prices, and the challenge of responsible and sustainable packaging, packaging in all its creative forms and purposes has significant headroom to grow in India and Asia. Our context and coverage engulf the entire packaging supply chain – from concept to shelf and further – to waste collection and recycling. We target brand owners, product managers, raw material suppliers, packaging designers and converters, and recyclers.

In an admittedly fragmented and textured terrain, this is the right time to plan your participation and marketing support communication – in our impactful and highly targeted business platform. Tell us what you need. Speak and write to our editorial and advertising teams! For advertisement ads1@ippgroup.in , for editorial info@ippgroup.in and for subscriptions subscription@ippgroup.in

– Naresh Khanna

Subscribe Now

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here