KayDee inaugurates Kodak NexPress 3300 photo press

First installation out of four Kodak NexPress 3300 photo presses ordered during Printpack India 2013

After signing-up order for four Kodak NexPress 3300 photo presses during Printpack India 2013, Lucknow based photo-book giant KayDee Color Lab recently inaugurated their first installation of its operation at Surat.

Kodak NexPress 3300 Photo Press inauguration at KayDee Color LabThe Kodak NexPress photo press enables printing of the greatest variety of output like dimensional printing, watermarking, protection coating, glossing, gold, light black, red fluorescent inks, matte printing, long sheet applications upto 36” etc. The 3300 photo press is capable of printing both four and five colour prints which makes it an outstanding press for high-end, short-run brochures, calendars, post cards, and other marketing collateral. NexPress Dry Inks are best in class for fade resistance, offering better colour stability than traditional photographs. The press is also equipped with an internal closed-loop feedback system for colour management. With the use of Kodak NexPress glossing unit, KayDee Color Lab can enhance image quality & give a laminate-like gloss with absolutely durst/bubble proof sheet for greater impact to the print.

On the occasion of the inauguration Captain Rajendra Agarwal of KayDee Color Lab, conveyed, “We witnessed and tested various printing machines before we finalized on the Kodak NexPress photo press. Following factors were considered during the decision making process: Capability to produce different applications like dimensional, flood coat and glossing, larger printing area and size scalability, higher productivity, versatility of the press, colour reproduction and Kodak’s service and support. The invitation cards and other printed products showcasing the NexPress applications are a firsthand proof as well as an example of versatility and quality excellence of this press.” “If one has to deliver the best then there is no compromise and no thinking twice-just do it with whole heart and soul, ensuring that you are equipped with the best of equipments and team,” he added.

“We are happy to associate with a leading photo giant like KayDee Color Lab; the first installation of Kodak NexPress photo press at Surat will facilitate KayDee Color Lab to deliver high quality photo prints to the photo industry. The unique capabilities of Kodak NexPress will help to serve variety of printing needs, higher impact communications to the market which in turn will accelerate their expansion plans and business growth,” commented Ramani Viswanathan, vice president, digital print, Kodak India.

In a span of seventeen years since inception in 1996, KayDee Color Lab has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of photo albums & commercial prints, having its operations in nine states, two metros, twenty “B” tier cities and more than 100 in “C” tier cities, across India. The vision of Rajendra Agarwal, a former captain of a merchant vessel, in the field of commercial photography, printing and film making took him round the world for pursuing knowledge in the photo domains from technical, professional and amateur. After establishing in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, now in Gujrat, Maharashtra and rest of India (PAN India), Captain Agarwal along with his younger brother, Suresh Agarwal and entire workforce including distributors, studios and employees, is very keen on realizing his dreams in the photo and printing industry.

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