Taiyo Kikai demos STF-340 UV flexo label press at AIP

Standard Printers Providers piques interest of Indian consumers

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Gaurav Sachdev, vice president of Standard Printers Providers at the Taiyo Kikai stand at All in Print China. Photo PSA

The focus of Taiyo Kikai at All in Print China exhibition was on showcasing its label presses which are compatible to print on paper, films and light cartons of different materials as well as of varying thickness. Taiyo Kikai had a dedicated stand to showcase its equipment diametrically opposite to the first hall—N1—of the exhibition.

aipThe STF-340 UV flexo label press, which was demonstrated at its stand, is Taiyo’s latest offering to the Chinese and Indian markets. According to Gaurav Sachdev of Standard Printers Providers, which is responsible for the sales and service of Taiyo’s presses in India, STF-340 is a multi-substrate press available in 13-inch and 18-inch web width specification, and offers foiling, lamination, screen, backside printing, inkjet and diecutting in roll-to-roll and roll-to-sheet variants. The press offers servo drives on each printing station and a silk screen unit to print labels, light grammage cartons, film and tube laminates. Sachdev informed that the company has received considerable interest from Indian visitors at the show.

As per him, so far the company has had a decent year with a few installations. He said, “The Indian label market is still pretty good with double-digit growth still being registered. We have got a lot of interest from the market. There are some areas in Northern India which are tax discounted areas and thus there is a lot of activity still happening over there. Otherwise, the Western India market is also doing quite well.”

Standard Printers Providers also has a stand at the forthcoming Labelexpo India show, scheduled from 17 to 20 November 2016, at the India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida. Although they do not plan to showcase any label presses at the stand, their focus will be on promoting Taiyo Kikai’s presses as well as meeting existing and new customers.

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