Arrow Digital has announced the installation of a Canon Colorado 1650 printer at wallpaper brand Excel Home Decor, Kolkata.
Excel Home Decor has been one of the largest wallpaper brands for 25 years and is known for its quality and reliability. The addition of the Canon Colorado 1650 printer is expected to enhance its productivity, customer satisfaction, and profitability, giving it a competitive edge in dominating the wall decor market.
“We are excited with yet another install in the wallpaper Industry and we are sure that this technology will bring a revolution in the wall graphics Industry and move it more towards digitalization and mass customization,” Arrow Digital said in a statement.
Sam Patel, CEO & MD said the Canon Colorado 1650 is an advanced digital UVgel printer with flexible matte and gloss inks designed to produce stunning wallpapers and decals. With its unique FLXfinish+ technology and the option to choose between gloss or matte finish, the printer stands out in the competition. “Its UVgel inks provide perfect image stability even when prints are folded, bent, or stretched. This revolutionary printer solves many challenges while speeding up production, meeting deadlines, and taking up new premium jobs.”
Tamim Mandsaurwala, MD of Excel home Decor, adds, The wall decor industry is booming, and people are looking for more premium, customized, and unique options. We are confident that the Canon Colorado 1650 printer will keep us one step ahead of our competitors. This 64″ wide production printer with a resolution of 1800dpi will allow us to produce glossy wallpaper as well as matte finish wallpapers with brilliant colors, which will delight our customer. Plus, the simplicity and reliability of this technology to create applications are unmatched when we compare with other technologies. The Colorado 1650 has an ink hardness and scratch resistance that allows products to be processed immediately, even without further finishing.
Patel added, “With consistent fast outputs and rapid job turnaround, this printer is designed to shorten lead times and empower non-stop printing for unmatched productivity. No need to babysit the printing process as it is equipped with two media rolls with online switching and ink refill while printing.
Mandsaurwala said that apart from the astounding outputs, they are amazed by the Canon Colorado 1650’s automation with continuous nozzle monitoring, convenient automatic printhead maintenance, automated media feed, roll winding module, etc. “Plus, it reduces ink usage, and cost-efficient media will significantly lower our overall operational cost.”
The Canon Colorado 1650 is said to offer exceptional value for businesses looking to increase their wallpaper production efficiency and profitability. This printer is equipped with advanced UVgel technology that delivers dimensional stability, color consistency, and high-quality output without requiring heat to dry the ink.
Additionally, Canon’s UVgel ink is certified with Greenguard Gold by UL Environment, Type II by ASTM, and Media Partners for 3M MCS Warranty and Avery Dennison ICS Warranty, ensuring safe and reliable operation. The FLXfinish+ capabilities of the printer, combined with its fast printing speed and user-friendly features, make it stand out in the competitive market. Its innovative UVgel technology, which does not require heat for printing, allows one to print on an even wider range of media and the matte/ gloss technology opens exciting possibilities in the interior decor industry opening a range of opportunities.