Rave offers a market driven progressive approach with foil printing

-compliments CD 102 6LX UV with next gen print image control and 3rd Gen FoilStar for ultimate foil printing

Rave Packaging, in association with Univacco, foil manufacturers from Taiwan organised an open house at their newly built 1,50,000 sq ft well equipped printing facility at IMT Manesar, Haryana. Showcasing latest technology in cold foiling and enhancing printing/packaging techniques on the newly installed Heidelberg CD 102 6LX Combi press FoilStar, the 3rd Gen and Next Gen Image Control – the first ever in India, they demonstrated live foil printing on various substrates. The open house was attended by over 200 printing fraternities including printers, publishers, distributors, PSPs, media and other print professionals.

Newly installed India’s 1st UV-CD 106 Heidelberg 6 color coater with FoilStar.“FoilStar is an ultimate technology which enhances the product value. People talk that India is not ready for coldfoil, but we positively believe that we will be able to do good business in this area of operation. Many industry segments in India are waiting desperately to leverage the power of FoilStar,” said Bhavnesh Kanwar, director, Rave Scan Pvt Ltd.

Shiv Bhatnagar, COO of Rave Packaging, gave an overview of Rave, which was established in 1993 and is now an ISO certified company with 500 employees. He said, “Started as a pre-press unit in a partnership firm between Rakesh Bhatnagar, Bhavnesh Kanwar and Vijayendra Kumar Jain, now Rave Packaging—a packaging unit of Rave Scans Pvt Ltd is a leading printing and packaging company with a client base of over 400 companies.”

Rakesh Bhatnagar, MD; Bhavnesh Kanwar, director, Rave Scans Pt Ltd (in center) with their younger generations Shiv Bhatnagar and Shivam Kanwar.While, Noil Luan, senior product manager, Univacco Technology Inc gave an overview of their company and discussed hot and cold foil printing process. He also outlined the benefits of cold foil such as screen dot printing, convergence with metallic colours, metal effects in register printing, etc.

Specialised in commercial printing as well as value added specialised packaging with their high-tech printing machineries including total of nine Heidelberg machines Rave Packaging caters to any kind of bulk requirements. And with the latest installation of UV-CD 106 Heidelberg 6 color coater with FoilStar they have become 1st in India installing this machine and 59th across the world. They can undertake security printing by directly printing four colour on foil in one pass. The machine can print on substrates like PP, PET, Poly Vinyl, Art Card, Board and paper, giving environment friendly solution.

A cross-section of the audienceTheir Emmeci MC 2004 is also the first in India—the fastest machine completely automatic and electronic which allows frequent format change for producing rigid boxes. Their print quality is unmatched in the industry which is being upgraded at every step from quality check to quality assurance, every job is monitored by technically qualified staff members and the department is monitored by the MD of the company himself.

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