Colorjet bags special textile machines export award for 2021-22


ColorJet Group, a leader in digital textile printing machine manufacturing in India, has bagged special export award in Processing Machinery category for 2021-22 in a ceremony conducted at the 62nd Annual General Meeting of Textile Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (India) on September 30, 2022 in Mumbai.

Graced by the presence of Roop Rashi Mahapatra, Textile Commissioner, Mumbai, Ministry of Textile, Government of India as Chief Guest and T Rajkumar, Chairman, CITI (Sri Mahashakti Mills Ltd) as Guest of Honour, the award event highlighted several parameters such as the textile machinery industry size where ColorJet contributed, the total domestic demand for textile machineries during 2021- 22, that rose to Rs18,290 cr of which supplies from the domestic machinery industry amounted to Rs7,410 cr. In addition, Export of Indian TEI stood at Rs 4,291 cr in 2021-22 from Rs 2,721 cr in 2020-21.

MS Dadu nd Smarth Bansal receiving the award from Roop Rashi Mahapatraand T Rajkumar
MS Dadu nd Smarth Bansal receiving the award from Roop Rashi Mahapatra and T Rajkumar

Roop Rashi Mahapatra and T Rajkumar handed over the award to MS Dadu, Chairman and Smarth Bansal, GM-Product, ColorJet India Limited. While interacting with Dadu, Roop Rashi admired the sustainable steps on how ColorJet digital inkjet printers contribute to sustainable development process which fits into changing business environment and meeting the ever changing needs of textile printing business. She further added that huge reduction in water and power consumption can be achieved by using digital textile printing technology method and ColorJet can lead the path.

MS Dadu said, “We feel honoured and delighted to have this recognition. With this award, we at ColorJet Group reinforce our technological innovation in product prowess that offers sustainable solution to the textile printing industry and going further we as a group committed to offering and show the path of sustainability to the industry. He thanked Roop Rashi and T Rajkumar for appreciating ColorJet’s sustainable textile printing technology and encouraging the industry to manufacturer high-end machines for entire textile value chain.

Apart from ColorJet India, other big names from the textile industry that were present and received awards in different categories at the event were: LMW Textile Machinery Division, Coimbatore; Rieter India Pvt Ltd, Pune; Saurer Group textile Solution Pvt. Ltd, Vadodara; Yamuna Machine Works Ltd, Mumbai; Kusters Calico Machinery Pvt Ltd, Vadodara; Inspiron Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad; Lakshmi Card Clothing Mfg Co Ltd, Coimbatore; Premier Evolvics Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore; The Indian Card Clothing Co Ltd, Pune; and Bhagwat Textile Engineers, Surat.

ColorJet brings on board
Henry Franceschini to expand US operation

Henry Franceschini
Henry Franceschini

Experience range of Henry Franceschini is electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Highly skilled in negotiation, print management, textile industry, graphics, and dye-sublimation, Henry comes with a gamut of experiences of more than 35 years in sales & marketing. He holds business administration degree from Point Park University, Pennsylvania.

Before joining ColorJet India, Henry worked in various capacities in different organisations viz. Dahlgren Control Systems, Anagraph, I O Line Corporation, DGI-USA ( Korea), Sawgrass Technologies, Mimaki USA and lastly with Hewlett Packard Inc. as Americas Textiles Category Manager.

On the appointment of Henry, MS Dadu, MD, ColorJet Group, remarks, “The appointment of Henry is a strategic step towards preparing ColorJet textile for its next phase of growth in the USA. We are delighted to welcome Henry to our leadership team and considering his vast experience we expect him to play a key role in the company’s future at global platform.”

On this new role, Henry says, “I am delighted to be part of the ColorJet family. It is an absolute privilege to be managing the well renowned brand in digital textile printing. Considering scale and quality of ColorJet products I am passionately looking forward to contributing towards the growth of ColorJet Group at the global level.”

ColorJet Group, manufacturer of digital textile printers from India, has strong presence of its products in 25 countries worldwide. Founded in 1995, the company maintains its operations via two manufacturing facilities and sales offices spread across seven countries, which include India, China, Bangladesh, UAE, and Sri Lanka. Till date, ColorJet has installed and implemented more than 7,000 of its printing solutions and products across 450 cities around the world, backed by a strong 450-member team, of which almost 100 are in technical-related functions.