ColorJet Group launches high-speed METRO NXT direct-to-fabric printer

Bringing a new dimension to industrial textile printing, ColorJet Group announces the launch of a new high-quality and high-speed METRO NXT textile printer. It was unpacked at a grand launch session during the recent India ITME 2022 expo held at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR.

MS Dadu (2nd from R) with other dignitaries at the METRO NXT launch

The new ColorJet METRO NXT industrial textile printer was unveiled by Madhu Sudan Dadu, Chairman, ColorJet Group, along with a host of dignitaries comprising Arun Varshney, Vice President, and Business Head-Textiles Business; Smart Bansal, GM-Product/Brand Management, ColorJet Group; and their printhead partner Hironobu Fujihashi, General Manager and Anshul Prashar, Deputy Senior Marketing Manager, Kyocera Asia.

ColorJet METRO NXT is an industrial textile printer that combines the digital advantages of high-speed printing. It is equipped with 32 industrial-grade Kyocera printheads with high-quality print using ColorJet-recommended inks. ColorJet METRO NXT is available in the configuration of 8-Color options with speeds up to 9000 sq m/day.

MS Dadu commented, “The new METRO NXT will bring a new dimension to our existing portfolio of textile printing machines providing highly productive solutions to big textile mills, processing houses, and exporters who are looking for high production along with high precision textile printing.” In his statement on the newly launched METRO NXT, Hironobu Fujihashi, General Manager, Kyocera Asia, said, “I’m expecting a bright future of digital textile printing. We’re very excited that ColorJet in India has emerged with such a high-performance METRO NXT digital inkjet printer.”

Hironobu continued, “Digital printing, which uses less ink and water, is a promising technology not only for the textile industry but also for humanity as a whole, from the perspective of reducing environmental pollution and from the perspective of sustainable development goals, which are to reduce unsold and discarded textiles and produce what is needed when needed.”

METRO NXT addresses various market segments such as soft signage, fashion apparel for women’s, men’s, and kids’ clothing, and home furnishings like curtains, bed sheets, sofa covers, etc. In addition, the printer is designed to print shirts, skirts, scarf, and saree. It is compatible with a diverse range of textile and fabric materials like cotton, viscose, polyester, polyamide, silk, and wool and is suitably engineered for printing high-quality home decor fabrics.

ColorJet Group is one of the top global exporters of wide-format printers, providing excellent fabric printing solutions. The company’s digital textile machines are revolutionizing the world of textile printing with their robust performance, sustainable manufacturing, lowest downtime, high value, and ROI. The line of ColorJet digital textile printers with unprecedented benefits is backed by extensive knowledge of ColorJet.

Maintaining its operations via two manufacturing facilities and sales offices spread across seven countries, which include India, China, Bangladesh, UAE, and Sri Lanka, ColorJet has so far installed and implemented more than 5000 of its printing solutions and products across 450 cities around the world backed by a strong 350-member team, among which 100 are in technical related functions.

ColorJet India Awarded for
Excellence in Textile Engineering

For being a leading Indian manufacturer of a range of textile printing machines and solutions, ColorJet India has been recognised with an award in textile engineering in the service of the textile industry. Rohit Kansal, Additional Secretary and Prajakta Verma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India; P Sathasivam, Retd. Chief Justice of India; and S Hari Shankar, Chairman, India ITME Society, handed over the award to MS Dadu, Chairman, ColorJet Group on the sidelines of India ITME 2022. “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award in recognition of our valuable contribution to the textile engineering industry,” said MS Dadu, adding that with this award they reinforce the technological innovation strength of ColorJet’s R&D Department.

India ITME Society initiated the call for applications for the awards in July 2022, in pursuit of the nation’s hidden gems. Evaluated by a jury of eminent industry stalwarts comprising Uday Gill, Updeep Singh, R Anand, Gurudas V Aras, Sanjiv Lathia, Dr Manisha Mathur, Manohar Samuel, Ketan Sanghvi, and Avinash Mayekar, the awards recognised the stars that shine with the excellence in textile printing technologies and ColorJet India is the player fully deserved for the prestigious recognition.