Chennai’s Tridev Labels invests in a Mark Andy 2200 label press

Increased demand for self-adhesive labels in Southern India

L – R: B Sankar, CEO, Tridev Labels; A Kathiresan, application engineer, FIG; M Suresh, service manager, FIG and RV Kirubakaran, CEO, Tridev Labels

Tridev Labels, a label printer based in Chennai, has invested in a Mark Andy 2200 machine for the production of self-adhesive labels. Tridev Labels is a leading manufacturer of labels and bar code stickers. A labeling company incepted in 2008 with a focus on creating labels that are innovative, unique and functional, Tridev Labels has the capabilities to create all types of labels in a variety of printing options including digital, flexographic and wide format. This Mark Andy 2200 label press has been added to help with the increasing demand for self adhesive label work in the segments of health care, barcode labels, automotive labels, food and beverage labels, personal care labels and quality control and calibration labels.

According to RV Kirubakaran, CEO of Tridev Labels, “Emerging as the single source for quality label requirements, from paper to film, to hot foil stamped labels, to tamper evident, temperature sensitive and laminated labels, the need to meet and exceed the needs of our customers has always kept us on our toes. And with business growing, the need for new equipment made us look for options and having zeroed in on Mark Andy 2200, we made the decision to invest.”

The benchmark in label printing equipment featuring technologies such as advanced web tension management, self-aligning cassettes and superior drying and curing systems, the Mark Andy 2200 is one of the most flexible and productive presses on the market today. Providing maximum versatility and flexibility to support any expanding business, the versatility of the 2200 allows it to be used for a wide variety of converting applications employing pressure sensitive stock, paper, foil, gummed stock, heat seal material, light weight tag and data processing stock, plus print both sides of the web in a single pass.

Gourav Roy, managing director for Flexo Image Graphics said, “Due to the increasing demand for high-end labels for the pharmaceutical industry and food and beverage labels, Tridev Labels saw a need to expand the company’s production capacity. As a result, the company will now be able to widen its existing supply of labels thanks to the high running speeds and fast changeovers, while offering top quality printing to their customers.”

“Today the company has a good clientele base in various industries and we feel quite proud that we have managed to grow even in a highly competitive market. I have no doubt that the key to our success has been quality labels, short delivery times and consistency,” Kirubakaran concluded.

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