Canon India announced that Replika Press Pvt Ltd has installed the VarioPrint i300, a B3 sheet-fed inkjet color digital printer. With this installation, Replika Press becomes the first company in India to acquire the solution that is at the forefront of inkjet technology investment in the book printing market. Replika Press, with three generation in the trade, is one of India’s most reputed and leading print service providers specializing in book printing, high-end commercial print production, digital printing and in packaging. Replika have always been one of the early adopters of technology and has an impressive array of digital printing solutions. Now, with the addition of the VarioPrint i300 Replika has strongly shown its commitment to bringing to their customers the benefits of digital & inkjet in one unique printing solution.
Speaking on the installation, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO, Canon India Pvt. Ltd. said, “With the first installation of our latest marvel VarioPrint i300 in the country, we aim to further strengthen our foothold in the print industry and achieve new milestones. We are proud to be instrumental in empowering publishers with innovations that will help their productivity goals and be future-ready in these unprecedented times as well.”
Speaking on the addition, Mr. Bhuvnesh Seth, Managing Director, Replika Press, said, “The VarioPrint i300 brings to us the ability to enhance our book publishing offerings and also enables us to explore new markets outside of that industry. The solution is well-equipped to meet the advancing prerequisites of publishers, empowering higher & faster production volumes on majority of offset stock as well as uncoated media without compromising on quality.”
The book publishing segment has witnessed a slew of challenges with regards to the evolving market demands. Combining new inkjet innovation and high-speed sheet-fed color, Canon has introduced VarioPrint i300 to meet the evolving demands of the publishing industry.
Expressing his views Mr. Puneet Datta, Senior Director, Canon India said, “Replika Press has been one of our trusted partners in the country, having multiple digital printing solutions installed. We are proud to state that Replika depends 100% on Canon for all their digital printing requirements. We are pleased to continue our association with them and play a critical role in their vision for supporting the publishing industry. As pioneers of inkjet technology, we have fostered the growth of the publishing industry, by offering innovative solutions across the globe. Bolstering our footprint in India, our first installation of VarioPrint i300 is a testament of our commitment to delighting our customers and is extremely strategic to us for our growth in publishing segment.”
Canon VarioPrint i300 is a highly productive inkjet engine which is capable of printing full color B3 Size sheets with superior near offset quality on both uncoated and offset coated papers. With the VarioPrint i300 series, one can increase productivity by printing more than 4Mn to 6 Mn A4 images in a month and witness unparalleled uptime of more than 90%. Its unique aqueous based inks produce sharp and vivid print quality which surpasses any other inkjet system in this space.