Zund demonstrates S3 M800 sample-maker at 15th Printpack

Zund gets a good response

Zund India team at Printpack

Switzerland-based Zund demonstrated its S3 M800 sample-making machine at the 15th Printpack India. With a cutting area of 52-inches by 32-inches, the S3 M800 is used for sample-making across the printing and packaging segments. 

“The machine can crease and can also do routing. It can cut a variety of substrates such as paper, paper boards, plastics, and blankets. At the expo we are trying to show all these capabilities of the machine,” said Venkatesh Prasanna, managing director of Zund India. The machine received an excellent response at the show. “We have received many inquiries in this Printpack and our expertise has been better than at the previous edition. We expect the 2022-2023 financial year to be good. The previous year was great for us and we expect to carry forward the momentum,” he said.

The Covid-19 pandemic led to the country-wide lockdown on 25 March 2020. It will be two years tomorrow as I write this. What have we learned in this time? Maybe the meaning of resilience since small companies like us have had to rely on our resources and the forbearance of our employees as we have struggled to produce our trade platforms.

The print and packaging industries have been fortunate, although the commercial printing industry is still to recover. We have learned more about the digital transformation that affects commercial printing and packaging. Ultimately digital will help print grow in a country where we are still far behind in our paper and print consumption and where digital is a leapfrog technology that will only increase the demand for print in the foreseeable future.

Web analytics show that we now have readership in North America and Europe amongst the 90 countries where our five platforms reach. Our traffic which more than doubled in 2020, has at times gone up by another 50% in 2021. And advertising which had fallen to pieces in 2020 and 2021, has started its return since January 2022.

As the economy approaches real growth with unevenness and shortages a given, we are looking forward to the PrintPack India exhibition in Greater Noida. We are again appointed to produce the Show Daily on all five days of the show from 26 to 30 May 2022.

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