Ahmedabad-based Akshar NX Digital caters to Flexo industry with their quality standard Flexo plates processed from Kodak Flexcel NX which they bought t in 2014.
Recently, they have participated in LabelExpo India where Labels Flexibles & More spoke to the director of the company Mr.Nikunj Malvania.
During the interaction he said, “Our current plant facility is of 3000 sq. mt. besides Kodak Flexcel NX recently we have also installed equipment from Vainord. Servicing to the Flexo industry, we have developed some decent number customers.
Lot of offset players are entering into packaging and most of the gravure job are also routed to Flexo hence there is more opportunity in Flexo and it is growing day-by-day. Internally as well within the Flexo industry we have observed lot of developments in the areas like inks, plates, machines etc. We need to anticipate with the growth hence planned to invest approx.5 crores in buying new systems and application.”
About the expansion plans he adds, “Currently, for our new facility, we have short listed an imager from ESKO and few applications from Du Pont. Our plan also includes to buy new CTP system from Kodak which will enables us to carter varied customers from Narrow-web, wide-web and corrugation. After all the new installations we will double our manufacturing capabilities.”
“We are distributor for Tesa Tapes in Gujarat and we recommend printers to use good quality tapes which gives the desired printing results. Flexo enables the printer to transfer all the jobs on-line die punching, varnish, cold foiling, UV, etc., whereas this is not in case of offset.” Concludes Nikunj