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Zircon Expands with Omet Varyflex

NOIDA, UTTAH PRADESH, INDIA | Zircon Technologies India Limited, led by Sanjeev Sondhi, has vowed to tread the path to innovation and technical excellence. In a definite move to implement and augment its innovative ambitions, the company has invested to enhance its manufacturing capabilities with state of the art equipment.

Recently the company acquired perhaps the largest label press in India to date. The label press, with diverse printing and converting capabilities, is the Omet Varyflex V2. At 26 meters long, the Omet Varyflex delivered to the Dehradun facility of Zircon is a highly advanced piece of equipment and one of the largest label presses Omet ever produced.

Zircon's Director of Operations Sanjeev Sondhi with Marco Calcagni, sales director of OMET.

It is a complex integration of foiling, movable rotogravure, flexo, and proprietary web paths desired and decided by Sanjeev Sondhi after he had tested his innovative requirements on diverse label presses. It took him almost two years to finalize the exact configurations and attachments that are complex and proprietary in nature.

At 430 mm wide, the press has ten-color flexographic printing stations, a rotogravure printing station, hot foiling, etc. It has a converting section for cartons, labels, flexible packaging, lami-tubes, etc. The press has the capability to handle 12-mic films to 600-mic board. It features fully automatic registration control and is backed by Weldon Celloplast service and application support.

Zircon Technologies India Ltd. is a six-year-old company that embraced the realm of technology and innovation to achieve the goal of success and rapid growth while delivering value and excellence to their demanding customers. Starting from humble beginnings, Zircon has three production plants covering more than 50,000 sq ft of built-up workspace with two plants in North and one in South India, seven sales offices spread across India, and a 200-plus strong workforce. It has in-house graphic, prepress and platemaking capabilities and is India’s first Esko-certified HD flexo label printing company.

Zircon endeavors to be the most capable anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions provider in the entire Asia Pacific region.

The company has two pending global patents and has licensed four technologies for security printing so far. Zircon endeavors to be the most capable anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions provider in the entire Asia Pacific region. With the present installation of Omet Varyflex, Zircon will be able to service clients with a diverse range of offerings like shrink sleeves, folding cartons, anti-counterfeit packaging solutions, self adhesive labels, etc.


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