On August 15 in 2018 Colors Digital India (CDI) started manufacturing digital large-format solvent printers at its production plants at Kasna Industrial Area in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR. On October 10 in the same year they dispatched their first printer. As on today they have sold more than 60 printers—a big achievement in such a short span of time. Now CDI indigenously manufactures UV and Eco-Solvent printers which they are debuting at Media Expo Mumbai 2019.
CDI FutureJet UV printers
Producing more than 30 printers every month, Colors Digital India (CDI) started manufacturing its popular four models of solvent printers last year —SuperJet, MegaJet, PowerJet and FutureJet. The printers are equipped with KM 512, 512i and 1024i printheads. The portfolio is now expanded with new CDI FutureJet UV and Eco-Solvent printers of 5 ft and 6ft, which are unveiling in a big way at Media Expo Mumbai 2019 scheduled to be held from February 21-23 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai.
“The new UV and Eco-Solvent printers we are introducing at Media Expo Mumbai 2019 will be the game changer and right choices for those signage companies looking for new entry into UV and eco-solvent printing,” mentions Tejinder Singh, Director, Colors Digital India. He adds that the new printers will cost at the prices that can compete with Chinese machines. The printers are manufactured at the company’s two state-of-the-art plants of 1000 sq m each at Kasna Industrial Area in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR.
Apart from indigenously manufacturing its own brands of printers CDI also imports a range of solvent, eco-solvent, textile, sublimation and laser engraving machines. The range consists of Allwin printers available in variants of UV hybrid, UV flatbed, sublimation, eco-solvent RTR systems and laser engravers. “Meeting every bit of requirement of our customers engaging in different signage printing and production activities, we always try to offer products and technologies at the best affordable prices,” mentions Tejinder.
Printheads, spare parts & inks
In addition to all, CDI also offers a range of common printheads comprising EPSON, Konica Minolta (KM), XAAR and Spectra Polaris. The EPSON range consists of DX5, 5113/3200, TX-800 and XP-600. In the KM range, the variants are KM 512 LNB-30 pl, KM 1024i-MHE and KM 512 14/35/42pl. Also in the portfolio are XAAR 128, XAAR 1201 and Spectra Polaris.
Supply of spare parts and inks is also the mainstay of business at CDI. The company offers spare parts such as solenoid valve, ink pump, encoder sensor, conversion kit (KM BYHX 512/512i and DX5) and conversion kit (KM UCM 512/512i/DX5/5113). The range of inks that CDI supplies consists of KM 512-30/42 pl, Spectra Polaris 512-15/35 pl and a set of UV inks.
“It’s the quality of our products and service that recognises us in the market. We maintain quality at the utmost level and we have our own team for quality control and testing conducted in every step of production process,” says Tejinder. The sales department of CDI plays a vital role in communicating with their customers, finding out their utter needs and requirements. Likewise, the company’s technical department is fully engaged in different tasks including installation, after-sale maintenance and repair.
Wider future prospects
Tejinder mentions that the market for digital large-format printing has been expanding rapidly over the years. “The technology keeps penetrating into different industrial segments, which cover a gamut of applications such as gifts, toys, home furnishing, clothing, ceramic tiles, wood crafts, leather goods, to mention a few,” he points out, adding that together all these applications of digital large-format printing are opening new business avenues for machine manufacturers and suppliers.