Navratan Specialty Chemicals from Ahmedabad had a stand in Fespa with flex banners, foam board, digital inks and knitted fabric. The company told us that it has calendar machines with widths of up to 6 meters, warp knitting machines with widths of up to 6.8 meters, and foam board and cold and hot lamination machines for the production of these.
Colorjet India from Noida showcased two digital printers, the 3.2 meters wide Softjet for aqueous inks on polyester-based fabrics, and the TXF with Epson printheads for sampling and short runs, which can print at speeds of around 24 square meters an hour on any type of fabric including polyester, cotton, silk, viscose, rayon and wool.
Excel Plastics, a Jain Irrigation company from Jalgaon with a manufacturing plant in Co-Monagan, Ireland, presented its line of PVC Foam, PVC Integral Foam and PVC Solid Sheets in Fespa.
Global Nona Tech from Ahmedabad, part of the Choksi Exports group of companies, presented the organic pigment dispersions and additives the company produces for ink manufacturers such as Epple, Sakata Inx, Siegwerk, Sun Chemical, and Toyo, including its pigmented water-based preparations for digital inks for textiles, flexible packaging, and gel and roller-ball pens.
The next combined Fespa Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo will be held from 24-27 March 2020 in Madrid, and 18-21 May 2021 in Munich.
Ron Augustin is the European editor of Indian Printer and Publisher and Packaging South Asia.