Kejie Digital shows wide format digital printers in New Delhi

Five machine orders booked at the Media Expo 2022

Rajiv Bhardwaj, CEO & project guide and Indian representative, Kejie Digital standing with a wide format digital printer at Kejie’s Stand. Photo: IPP
Rajiv Bhardwaj, CEO & project guide and Indian representative, Kejie Digital standing with a wide format digital printer at Kejie’s Stand. Photo: IPP

Kejie Digital, a Lingfeng brand from Shanghai, China, took part in the Media Expo 2022 to present its fast-growing wide-format digital print technology. Taking part in the Media Expo for the first time, It was represented by its India head Rajiv Bhardwaj, an industry veteran who introduced the Essdee Nutek machines in India in 2000.

At the Media Expo, Kejie showed the K10 and K20 wide format digital inkjet printers. The K10 is a powerful high-speed solvent inkjet printer that outputs at a speed of approximately 2040 square feet an hour and is suitable for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications. The K20 outputs at a speed of approximately 2,475 square feet and is aimed at similar applications.

Rajiv Bhardwaj, the company’s Indian representative, Kejie Digital, said, “Here, at Media Expo, it’s a good chance to introduce our Industrial approach to the market, and print houses have appreciated the quality of our product with its features including its precise heavy-duty mechanical structure, and the factory updated inkjet array that delivers good quality ink at a reasonable price with transparency in costs. The response that we have received till now is good. We have made five bookings of our printers during the show, and many prospects are there who will purchase the machine after the approvals of their bank loans.”

Kejie Digital focuses on eco-solvent UV digital printing, claimed to be highly ink efficient and viable in its techno-commercial aspects. It is planning to add more products to its portfolio, including Eco-Solvent printers having up to four Epson – i3200 heads and solvent printers using Fujifilm SF1024 print heads. It is also planning to manufacture UV roll-to-roll and flatbed printers using Ricoh Gen6/5 and i3200 using inkjet heads with Euro Standard inks. 

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