Saurabh Printers goes the digital way

With the installation of four digital presses with seven printing engines, Saurabh Printers have literally established themselves as 24x7 facility offering digital printing services, besides offset printing services.

“Book publishing trade per se is going into new avatar, where in generally it can be divided into three categories based on precise print run. Category one can be termed as up to 300 copies, second one from 300 to 2,000 copies and the third one 2001 copies onwards,” told Vinod of the company. Saurabh Printers is getting ready accordingly by equipping themselves appropriately. As of now, they are fully equipped to cater to second category mentioned above. Installation of web offset press will cater the need of third category. As far as first category is concerned, Saurabh Printers has already taken initiative and as per Saurabh Gulati, the installation of Xerox 4112 mono, Xerox 700 digital colour press, Xerox Docutech 6180 excellence plus mono and Xerox Nuvera 288 EA perfecting production system is their first step toward this.

“After looking at the constraints that the previous machines had, we decided to carry on with our trusted partners Xerox and keep the digital offering Xerographic. We are now running short run book work on a 24/7 basis. When we first started looking at the digital offering, we looked a quite a few digital press manufacturers, however Xerox clearly stood out from the competition. The print quality achievable on Xerox print engines was excellent and consistent, but what worked remarkable towards Xerox was that their sales people are better informed, have a lot of experience and most of all a reliable after sales service support which is a benchmark for the industry,” conveyed VK Gulati, chairman, Saurabh Printers.

Established in the year 1991, with an initial investment of approx Rs 30 lakh, Saurabh Printers today stands as a print company with an investment of over Rs 30 crore. Starting their operations with just one single-colour Heidelberg offset and two-colour Dominant 725 presses, this progressive company today boasts of having 24 printing units, with appropriate post-press equipments fulfilling the need of paperback and hard case books of many leading publishers of NCR and few located in western and southern regions of India.

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