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Mark Andy sells two Performance presses in India

December 14, 2010

Converters Barcom Industries and Astron Packaging invest in the newest Mark Andy machines.

Mark Andy has announced the sale of two Performance Series pressess in India. Both machines are scheduled to be installed in early 2011.

Barcom Industries, a producer of pressure sensitive labels and tags in Maharashtra, purchased the first Performance Series P5 to be installed in the country. The converter has invested in an 8-color, 13” (330 mm) wide machine, with a rail system, web turnbar and cold foil unit.

According to Barcom, “The Performance Series press line encompasses state-of-the-art flexographic print technology with a uniquely engineered print-head design and extremely fast make-ready times. The addition of the P5 will not only bring to us advanced technology but will also offer a high-quality, servo-driven press at a reasonable price.”

Astron Packaging, located in Ahmedabad, has also invested in a Performance Series P5. The company is a supplier of corrugated boxes and self-adhesive labels. The 10” (250 mm) wide, 8-color press is outfitted with extensive options including chilled impression rolls, a rail system to house a web turnbar, cold foil unit and a rotary screen head, and a rotary hot foil stamp unit.

Niraj Darji of Astron Packaging says, “We went for the Performance Series because of its innovative print platform and the machine's consistently high print quality. It is sure to benefit our customers as their demand levels are steadily increasing and with this addition, we are sure to continue meeting our customers' expectations. Not only is the press highly efficient but is also very user friendly due to its simple design.”