UV curing systems manufacturer GEW (EC) Ltd., of Redhill, UK, has opened the first phase of its sales, service and manufacturing operation in Mumbai, India. The facility will service the India and the Southeast Asia markets. The operation is headed by CEO Dnyanesh Amonkar, an engineer with more than 10 years’ experience with leading names in the Asian graphic arts industry.
“In this initial phase we will be putting together a sales and service team and building a stock of spare parts to expedite delivery to customers,” says Amonkar. “At the same time we will be seeking to source labor intensive components from suppliers of repute in the Asia Pacific region. After initial evaluation and trials, our aim is to supply complete UV curing systems to the labels and packaging industry with extremely competitive and economical prices.”
According to Malcolm Rae, the managing director, “Phase two will see the start-up of our manufacturing and assembly operations in India in around 12 months. We anticipate being a totally integrated operation with established sales and support personnel in all the major Asian markets.”