Saravana Graphics, a leading packaging and commercial printing specialist at Tirupur in Tamil Nadu, has bought two latest-generation presses— the Ricoh Pro 8320S Monochrome Digital Production Press and the RicohPro 7200X 11-Color Digital Production Press from Monotech Systems.
Saravana Graphics, founded in 2007, is a company that specializes in printing tags and labels on wearable garments, as well as premium commercial prints.
Saravanan says Saravana Graphics also offers high-quality photo album printing and fancy cards. For short- and long-run prints, they use both digital and offset technologies.
Saravana Graphics has a Heidelberg Speedmaster SX74 in its offset production setup. In addition to the company’s success story in the offset domain, the two new Ricoh production digital presses have helped Saravana Graphics scale new applications in commercial printing. These two digital presses are equipped with advanced features that allow them to produce a wide range of stocks and high-textured graphics.
Saravana Graphics’ production facility is equipped with a fleet of post-press equipment and machines, as well as other presses. This makes it a one-stop solution provider for printing and packaging in the region. The facility has six single-color press, six die-cutting machine, two paper-cutting machine, and other finishing equipment.
Saravanan says, “We chose the two Ricoh digital presses for printing garment tags of various textures and qualities. The Ricoh Pro 8320S is used to print variable data on tags. This monochrome presses is best suited for commercial printing projects of high quality. Ricoh Pro 7200X has a fifth color station, which is an advanced feature. We use this new-generation digital press for auto duplex printing of tags and premium commercial prints.”
The Ricoh Pro 9320S prints monochrome at a rate of 136 ppm on substrates of up to 350 gsm. The Ricoh Pro 7200X color printer is capable of running up to 85 ppm on media as thick as 360 gsm, producing premium-quality photo and tag printing.