DuPont Packaging Graphics Celebrates India Flexo Knowledge Center Opening with Avery Dennison
Dedicates DuPontTM Cyrel® FAST 1000TD Platemaking System
DuPont Packaging Graphics representatives recently attended the inauguration of the Avery Dennison Knowledge Center in Bengaluru, India. The Avery Dennison Knowledge Center is the first flexographic printing demonstration center in South Asia, in which a complete label-manufacturing set-up is available for live demonstration, training, testing, trouble-shooting and prototyping. The center showcases the latest trends and innovations in the labelling industry, including the latest DuPont™ Cyrel® FAST 1000TD platemaking system designed to deliver greater quality, productivity and sustainability to the flexographic printing industry.
"The Knowledge Center is a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, where key label-industry partners have joined hands together and contributed towards setting up their latest technologies to facilitate and accelerate all developments related to label manufacturing,” said Mahesh Kode, sales manager, DuPont Packaging Graphics India.
“DuPont™ Cyrel® flexographic system utilize inclusive innovative approach focused on speed, productivity, quality and sustainability to help our customers in the label industry succeed,” said Jagdish Kumar, Regional Director, DuPont Packaging Graphics, Asia Pacific. “Visitors will learn about the critical collaborations advancing technology through the center, where we will showcase total flexographic workflow. Working together, we can achieve superior results in the industry much faster than working separately.”
In addition to DuPont Packaging Graphics representatives, a range of industry associates including ESKO, Gallus, Rotometrics, Tesa, Zecher, Brand-owners, packaging buyers and designers, as well as 140 label-printers and 40 print buyers attended the inauguration ceremony and toured the Knowledge Center. Live demonstrations, housed at the Avery Dennison facility, enable customers to receive hands-on training and experience the entire workflow from label-design creation, imaging, flexographic plate--making, printing, right up to label-application.
“DuPont Packaging Graphics is glad to support these initiatives and contribute to the further development of the label printing industry in India,” said Ewald Beivi, technical manager, DuPont Packaging Graphics Asia Pacific. “It is a unique opportunity to develop competency in the whole workflow including the Cyrel® FAST flexographic thermal plate-making system which is enabling the elimination of solvent processing of the plate. Label-printers can benefit from this best-in-class collaboration.”
DuPont Packaging Graphics is one of the world’s leading suppliers of flexographic plate-making systems in digital and conventional formats, including the DuPont™ Cyrel® brand of photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® Round sleeves, mounting and finishing products. For more information about DuPont Packaging Graphics, please visit http://cyrel.dupont.com.
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A broad range of flexo industry representatives attended the Avery Dennison Knowledge Center Opening Ceremony in Bengaluru, India.
DuPont Packaging Graphics dedicated a DuPont™ Cyrel® FAST 1000 TD platemaking system to the new Avery Dennison India Knowledge Center.