Hyderabad’s Creative Print & Pack installs one of the most popular machines in the 70×100 print format – Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 six-colour with Coating Unit.
In line with its growth strategy, Hyderabad-based Creative Print & Pack recently invested in a remarketed Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 six-colour press with coating unit. “Heidelberg is a trusted brand and the CD 102 is a synergistic fit into our business objectives,” states Kondaiah Chowdary, the CEO of Creative Print & Pack – which specializes in design, Commercial printing, Packaging, Paper carry bag manufacturing and, innovative and specialty packaging.
From a modest startup that once outsourced printing jobs, Creative Print & Pack has taken giant strides forward today as an ISO 9001: 2008 certified company with a prestigious clientele that includes IZOD, LEVIS, PUMA, ROCKSTAR, SUPERDRY & VANHEUSEN among other upscale brands. The latest CD 102 installation adds a feather to its cap.
“Heidelberg has sold more than 50k units of the Speedmaster CD 102 thus far. That makes the CD 102, one of the most popular machines in the 70X100 printing format. The compelling price/performance ratio is a competitive differentiator,” comments Saseendran Baskaran, General Manager, – Press & Postpress Products. A preset plus feeder supports maximum substrate flexibility, assisting the Speedmaster CD 102 in handling a wide array of substrates from 0.03 millimeter paper to 1 mm thick cardboard. The AutoPlate feature facilitates fast plate changes and shorter make-ready times, while an ‘AirTransfer System’ supports contact-free sheet travel. A high capacity inking unit ensures stable inking through the entire production run, promoting consistent and excellent print quality, even at speeds of up to 15,000 sheets per hour.
Vemula Chakrapani, Regional Sales Manager – Heidelberg adds, “The special and unique UV coating unit of the Speedmaster CD 102 is fitted with a chambered blade system to meet the most exacting coating requirements and rigorous finishing standards. This makes the press a top pick among packaging printers in India. Highly energy efficient, the CD 102 slices energy consumption costs significantly and is recognized as one of the most eco-friendly presses in its class.” Kondaiah Chowdary concludes “Although the CD 102 installation is quite recent, we are already beginning to experience a boost in both productivity and performance. With the CD 102, we look forward to strengthening our professional offerings and expanding our client base to stay on top of the game. Heidelberg has surpassed expectations in terms of training and after-sales support. It’s a win-win situation.”