Dehradun headquartered Zircon Technologies has invested in the first ever OMET XFLEX X7 670mm machine in Asia.

The machine is capable of handling films and foils starting from 12micron PET. It has been equipped with special coating and drying technologies which will allow Zircon to deliver decorative packaging with sustainability built into it.

With this investment, Zircon will offer brand owners solutions in flexible packaging and labeling which are second to none globally. The press has capabilities in printing soft-touch and tactile varnishes, metallic foil and the most varied special effects.

Sanjeev Sondhi, Managing Director of Zircon says,  “Zircon has always been the front runner in bring latest and best technologies available globally to India. With the new OMET XFLEX X7, we aim to provide brand owners with flexible packaging solutions which enable them to attract and engage with consumers better, while still maintaining their sustainability targets! It is the first of its kind machine in Asia!”

Sanjeev Sondhi has been associated with the author and his family for many years and it is appreciated that he says, “ I treat Harveer Sahni as my mentor and this decision to upscale with a state of art Omet is due to motivation by him!”

This machine with capability to print at speeds of 250 meters per min, while automatically maintaining all critical parameters of printing, will take the Indian packaging to levels never reached before. It will allow consumers a unique experience with Shrink Sleeves and Stand-Up Pouches, the products of the future.

As per Andrea Angeli, Sales Area Manager of Omet, “In life, as in business, having a vision is the ability to imagine and anticipate the future: If you can see the invisible then you can achieve the impossible. This is the idea behind this OMET XFlex X7-670mm machine that has been specially designed for Zircon, based on the new innovations requested by their team, led by Mr. Sanjeev and perfectly developed by OMET.”

“Zircon and OMET are companies driven by passion to innovate. With this new investment, the relationship between Zircon and OMET is strengthened further. We anticipate new innovations in embellishments and sustainability being launched by Zircon, in the near future. We are excited to be Zircon’s partner in these new solutions!” says Pawandeep Sahni, managing director of Omet India.

Marco Calcagni the Sales Director of Omet Srl, Italy commenting on the Omet-Zircon relationship mentions, “Zircon and OMET are known to be strong partners to jointly develop technologies. This investment celebrates 10 years of partnership between the 2 companies, and I am sure, together we will achieve great heights in the future to come!”

Pawandeep Sahni

Managing Director ‑ India and Subcontinent

OMET India

Mobile: +91 98 10237954

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Harveer Sahni


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