Kanpur’s Shray Offset invests in a second Komori press

Printer buys a Lithrone G37 after an Enthrone 29

Ankur Bajpai, director, Shray Offset with the Komori Lithrone G37

Kanpur’s Shray Offset has chosen a second Komori press, a Lithrone G37,  to meet the increasing demands for quality, innovative, and newer print applications from customers dotted in diverse market segments. The first one, an Enthrone 29, was installed in 2018. 

Shray Offset says it is exploiting the best capacities of both the offset presses supplied and installed by Komori India. “In addition to the prowess and productivity of the Komori presses, we are excited and happy to be partnered with Komori India whose service eventually help us a lot in terms of overall smooth running of the presses as well growing our business to a new height,” says Ankur Bajpai, director, Shray Offset. 

The Komori Lithrone G37 meets diverse needs of applications. It is capable of operating stably at high-speed of 15,000sph (sheets per hour), taking in sheet thicknesses ranging from 0.04mm to 0.6mm. Further, the Lithrone G37 handles sheets up to maximum size of 640x940mm for printing in a maximum area of 620x930mm.

Since its cooperation in the year 2004, Shray Offset has been predominantly into publishing and commercial printing. “Most of our customers are from the publishing and commercial printing markets,” says Bajpai, adding, “They (our customers) are quite conscious about the print quality. To meet their demands, we found that the Komori is the right solution for us. Komori presses in our facility are ideal for high page count products in high print quality.”

Bajpai continues, “The Komori Lithrone G37 is amazing in its speed and make-ready time. Also, it remarkably accommodates short turnarounds, which makes the press ideal for short-run productions of diverse products which some of our customers keep demanding. Apart from strengthening our production capacity and quality in prints, our investment in the second Komori press is a strategic step for us to boost our ongoing expansion into new market domains.”

Operating out a 24,000 square feet production facility, Shray Offset has a strong team of 15 well-trained and experienced graphic designing, printing, and production professionals. Delivering all manner of prints such as books, magazines, marketing collaterals, product-catalogues, brochures, etc., across the publishing and commercial printing markets, Shray Offset has garnered its new level of competency with the new Komori Lithrone G37.

Explaining why Shray Offset went for the second Komori press, Bajpai says the quality and cost-effectiveness of the Komori Lithrone G37 makes this offset press superior to any other presses in its class. “Five years ago, we purchased our first Komori press from Komori India and we were quite impressed with the machine’s overall capacity. As the demands grew, we decided to add the Komori Lithrone G37 and looking forward to adding more, if required, from Komori India,” he concludes. 

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