All the customers were particularly impressed with UV Technologies’ service along with reliability and print performance of these repeated machines boasting ultra low wastage.
UV Graphic Technologies has successfully won three repeat orders for its Ultraflex UFO presses from three of its prestigious customers. Two Pune based customers and one Vasai based customer have repeated their Ultraflex presses. “Shree Multi decided to go for their 2nd machine, an Ultraflex UFO 450 6-colour multi substrate press while Hempra has ordered another 450 10-colour multi substrate press,” says Abhay Datta, Director, UV Graphic Technologies. “Both these customers are from Pune. Also, Vasai based SM Packaging has ordered their 2nd Ultraflex UFO 370 8-colour multi substrate press,” he adds.
Umesh and Pramod Dongre of Shree Multi Labels based in Pune installed their first Ultraflex UFO 370 9-colour flexo press in February 2019. They have confirmed their second order for an Ultraflex UFO 6 colour press to be delivered by end December 2020. Shree Multi specializes in Pressure Sensitive, Filmic Labels and Food Packaging Standup Pouches.
Parveen and Tanish Mutha of Hempra, based in Pune installed their first Ultraflex UFO 450 9-colour flexo press in July 2019. They have confirmed their second order for an Ultraflex UFO 450 8-colour press to be delivered in February 2021. Hempra specializes in Flexible Packaging and Shrink Sleeves.
Mr. Sanjay Vakharia of SM Packaging located in Vasai, Mumbai installed an Ultraflex UFO 370 10-colour press in September 2019 and is engaged in Pressure Sensitive Security, Pharma and In-Mold Labels for the Pharma and F&F industry. Mr. Sanjay ordered his second Ultraflex UFO 370 8-colour press to be delivered in November 2020.
UV Graphic Technologies, with a strong installation base of 23 machines installed and successfully running at different customer locations, registered sales figures of INR 300 million last year. They are pretty positive about the next year and are confident to better their last year’s performance.
The recent COVID-19 hit period has been a bit tough with certain slowdown in the two months of lockdown. However, UV Technologies has averted any significant impact on their business through innovation and adaptation. For example, due to limited industry meeting points and networking opportunities, they managed the situation with social media, direct contact with customers and advertising.
“The lockdown gave time to innovative people to remodel their businesses and make wise investment decisions. Investment in the latest and best equipment may look expensive initially, but the high productivity will pay off quickly. It will generate far less waste which will help pay for itself. Progressive businesses must stay up to date with the most modern trends and implement new technology. They should not rely on second hand obsolete equipment, which may set them back and hamper their growth,” advises Abhay.
The UV Graphic Technologies machines stand out with competitive products in the market for their near zero wastage during press setup, quick job changes, in line finishing, value addition, high speed and reliability. The company provides a range of machines and solutions to the printing industry including: Flexo Presses for Films, Label and In Mould Labels, Digital Finishing Equipment, Die Cutting Machines, Slitter Rewinders, Web Inspection Systems, 100% Defect Detection Systems, UV Coating and Curing Systems, LED UV Systems and Hot Foil Stamping Machinery. Soon they plan to launch some new products such as High Speed Slitter Rewinder with Turret, Semi Rotary Die Cutting and Hot Foil Stamping and an economic Flexo Press for the B and C Segment.
The three decade long journey of UV Graphic Technologies kicked off with their first major milestone in the 1990’s with the development of their UV Systems. There has been no looking back since then and continuous technological development has spelled their successful trajectory till date. They developed their Off Line Finishing in 2000, and then LED UV Systems in the year in 2014. The Ultraflex range of Flexo Presses came in 2017 and was closely followed by the development of Slitter Rewinders in 2018 and High Speed Hot Foil Stamping in 2019. Their focus for 2020 is Advanced Automation in Label and Packaging.
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