Acma flow wrapper SP0 launched

Coesia Group at PMEC 2014

L – R: Vaibhav Modak, regional head, sales, consumer goods machinery with Sandeep Bhansali, service engineer, consumer goods machinery of Coesia. Photo PSA

Digital cutting tableZund displays S3 M800At Printpack, Zund displayed its high-performance digital cutting table – S3 M800. The digital table features a vacuum plate which holds down the material and is steplessly adjustable across the width of the machine while an energy-efficient vacuum generator provides optimal hold-down.“This is a machine which predominantly goes in the packaging converting segment for sample making, short -run productions, rubber cutting and more. As we expect plenty of packaging converters at the show, we are displaying this machine here,” says Prasanna Venkatesh, general manager at Zund India.

Prasanna Venkatesh, general manager of Zund India, at Printpack India 2015. Photo PSA“Since the launch of Zund India, we have not quite come out publicly, although you could read about us in various magazines. So we thought Printpack India 2015 is a good platform for us to reach out to the Indian packaging segment and send across the message about what we do. However, with participations in more than 70 trade shows worldwide every year, Zund is very well represented globally. The cream of the packaging converters in India already know about us because they travel abroad. But we want the others also to know about Zund – that is our main objective of participating at this event,” says Venkatesh.

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