The 15th edition of PrintPack India will take place from 26th to 30th May 2022 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, NCR Delhi. The five-day event will showcase products from the printing and packaging segments. PrintWeek speaks with Tej Prakash Jain, Managing Director of Monotech Systems to find out what the company will be showcasing in Hall A | Booth E-19B and Hall C | Grandstand G-33.
With two booths at the show, Monotech Systems will showcase a full range of digital printing (label, commercial and publishing), digital print enhancement, super wide format UV inkjet printing, large format scanning and printing.
“As PrintPack returns after a three-year hiatus, we have high expectations for the show. We see this as an opportunity to showcase our new products and capabilities and re-establish a physical connection with the wider market, said Tej Prakash Jain, Managing Director of Monotech Systems.
Jain said that with the company’s association with Ricoh, in Japan last year in the digital production printing space, the development of the color inkjet rotary press, KnowzzleJet, under its brand Jetsci, and new products from Scodix, Monotech’s capability in the digital space has grown exponentially. Additionally, the company also offers its latest offering for the entry-level market, PixelGlow, and superwide format UV inkjet printing under its Pixeljet brand.
“Thus, we are well placed to provide solutions that can transform the printing industry. We will showcase a full range of digital printing and print enhancement solutions with unlimited possibilities on our stands,” he added.
Monotech’s star product at the show will be the Ricoh Pro C7200X digital production press, which was launched in April 2021. The company will host a live demonstration of the machine at the show.
The Ricoh Pro C7200X is a sheet-fed color digital production press with a fifth color station, which allows beyond CMYK possibilities and prints additional colors like gold, silver, neon pink, neon yellow, transparent and white.
The machine already has 15 installations in India, including Dulari Digital, Ludhiana; Bharat Photostat, New Delhi, and Shri Paras Printers, Ahmedabad.
“With the Pro Series C7200X Graphic Arts Edition, you can go beyond CMYK to produce eye-catching materials that can fetch high prices. Advanced workflows and features help you meet demanding deadlines while keeping operational costs low,” Join said.
He added that at the show, the company will showcase unique technologies and products, as well as applications where these can be used.
Jain said the past two years of the pandemic have taught three things: change is constant; technology is a great enabler and diversification is the best protection against disruption. “In this context, digital equipment requires less manpower. Even support can be extended remotely, which is useful in times of turmoil,” he added.
Speaking of troubled times, Jain said the business suffered both in terms of revenue and bottom line in the two waves of Covid-19. “But the recovery was also quick. We have used this time to accelerate our transition from a distribution organization to a manufacturing organization and to intensify our R&D activities. We now have an impressive product lineup across our six business lines,” Jain said.
Business summits include printing and packaging solutions; digital printing solutions; Jetsci (labeling, POD and VDP solutions); Pixeljet (super large format UV printing solutions), 3DMonotech; and large format printing and scanning solutions.
“We have also achieved major milestones in digital transformation, which will help deliver operational efficiencies and impactful marketing activities,” he added.
Talking about India’s label printing industry, Jain said that the label printing market will see robust growth in 2022 and will continue to expand at a CAGR of over 15% over the next few years, given the expected high single-digit GDP growth of the Indian economy. , formalization of the economy, dynamism of organized retail and e-commerce. “Short print runs, versioning, customization, track and trace will drive higher growth in the digital label printing segment,” he added.
On the company’s quality mantra, Jain said, “We have a system and process oriented approach at Monotech to achieve defined standards in all operating parameters to consistently meet customer expectations.”
PrintPack: Monotech Systems to showcase digital printing, print enhancement