Colors Digital India (CDI) introduces SAPPHIRO-JET for direct on sunboard & sunpack printing

Being an Indian manufacturer of digital large-format printers under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, Colors Digital India (CDI) produces a wide variety of machines and spare parts at its plant in Kasna Industrial Area of Greater Noida in Delhi-NCR. The company has expanded its line of machines with the launch of SAPPHIRO-JET for direct printing on sunboards and sunpack sheet


Colors Digital India (CDI) never remains stagnant when it comes to expanding its product portfolio. As per the trends and demands for newer applications and technological revolution, the company constantly brings new machines and technologies to the need and requirement of Indian customers. In this, CDI’s newly launched SAPPHIRO-JET redefines the way of printing directly on sunboards and sunpack sheets.

SAPPHIRO-JET is engineered as production machine equipped with Konica Minolta 512i and 1024i printheads. This newly launched printer is viably designed across three platforms of UV, eco-solvent and solvent technologies. SAPPHIRO-JET can take up a broad range of sunboard media and sunpack sheets for diverse applications, whether it could for interior or any other promotional graphic.

Depending on the technological platform it adapts, SAPPHIRO-JET can run to produce crisp graphics printed directly on sunboard and sunpack materials at the speeds between 100 to 500 sq ft/hr. The product is the outcome of the team CDI’s timeless effort and dedication as well as extensive research on feasibility of the machine in accordance to the demand for advanced but affordable UV system in the Indian signage and graphic arts market.

Tejinder Singh, Director, Colors Digital India (CDI) Private Limited, says, “SAPPHIRO-JET is our offer of choices for the Indian customers. This machine is flexible in terms of technologies which are based upon. After all, we can say SAPPHIRO-JET will be an ideal choice for the Indian customers who wish to redefine UV printing at affordable cost for uncompromised print quality.”

He adds, “The digital large-format market is heading towards a new paradigm in which UV applications on rigid and uneven materials are gaining new ground. Printing on sunboard media and sunpack sheets opens new prospects in various sectors—it could be household interior graphic applications as well as others in the areas like the in-store domain.”

He continues, “Nevertheless, we see the retail sector is where the print service providers (PSPs) and other signage players are taping various turnkey projects. Innovative graphics play a vital role in this sector. Be it POP/POS graphics or others, sunboard and sunpack materials are suitable for the applications. So, our introduction of SAPPHIRO-JET is a right choice of machine for those signage players whose activities involve in turnkey in-store projects.”

Since its journey into machine manufacturing started in the year 2014, CDI has produced a handful of advanced, economical and game-changing machines any Indian manufacturer ever introduced. The CDI machines are at par with the international standards available in local prices, so is the company’s motto ‘Vocal for Local’.