Grafica News - Dec 2015
Print Effex effectively uses two Nano-Print plus to reap profit in value addition
Grafica always takes pride in highlighting the success of its valuable customers. One such customer is Ahmedabad based Print Effex who effectively use two Nano-Print plus to reap profit in spot UV/value addition business. And at the recently concluded Pamex'15 expo in Mumbai, the company has booked 30” UV curing machine to meet the growing demand for value addition.
Set up by Ashwin Shiroya and Rasik Shiroya, the company undertakes complete post press services on job work basis, catering to around 30 offset printers in Ahmedabad. Their 2500 sq.ft printing facility houses, Nano-UV, Nano-Screen Maker 5-in-1, lamination, binding, back to back spiral binding, wiro binding, punching. With this set up, the company offers high end value addition involving use of various UV special effects such as texture UV, Crystal UV, glitter, Abrasive UV. This is in addition to the regular spot UV work (matt/gloss).
“We are thankful to Grafica team who provided the much needed training and technical support in value addition and guided us during the transition period -- from manual to automation,” says Ashwin Shiroya, one of the partners of Print Effect.
He adds, “Doing spot UV by manual screen printing was a slow process. And registration accuracy was a serious concern since we are offering value addition to offset printers on job work basis. There used to be plenty of wastage due to rejection. With automation, we have improved quality. Besides spot UV, we are able to offer various UV special effects. The immediate impact of automation is that our business has increased many folds.”