Grafica News - October 2017
With 2 GraficaTex, Namo Shibay Printing achieves
tremendous growth in DTG screen printing
Tapas Ghosh of Namo Shibay Printing, Howrah, has every reason to smile as his company has achieved tremendous growth after implementing automation, with GraficaTex, (Print area: 20” x 30” – 8 color/14 pallet) and nanoprinTag plus.
“We started manual screen printing with 3 labours and we could finish about 600 pieces per day - 1-2 colors. Now our new set up is spread over 9000 sq.ft. Since 2005, we built our business step by step and we have a capacity to print over 10000 pieces per day,” says Tapas Ghosh, proprietor of the company.
Repeat investment in Grafica DTG screen printing machine:
We are a satisfied customer of Grafica as they offered complete training, post installation and their machine is meeting our production and quality requirement. And recently we have installed their nano-prinTag plus to print kids wear and small area printing on other garments. This is the reflection of our satisfaction with Grafica.
What's the outcome of automation?
- Growth in business after automation.
- Saved labour cost (Manual printing is labour intensive)
- Quality improvement
- Repeat orders from customers / Increase in clientele
- Production smoother and faster. We are carefree even if big quantity orders are received.
- With automatic and sturdy machine from Grafica, we can run production in two or three shifts, if needed.
What's the trend in the market?
There is a growing demand for all over printing. Customers want variety and attractive designs such as animals, vehicle, birds, etc. We undertake 80% CMYK jobs with plastisol inks and the rest are spot color jobs. The jobs include: Men's, women's and kids wear printing in a 20:40:40 ratio, respectively. About 95% Designs are created by our inhouse team, rest are supplied by our customers.