"Digital textile printing has 25% growth rate"
Since 1995, Negi Sign Systems & Supplies Co has been a distributor for wide format printing industry with high quality large format printers, software, consumables and pre and post solutions.
During an interaction with the ITJ, Aviral Upadhyay, Product Manager, NEGI Sign Systems & Supplies Co., spoke on the offerings of Negi Sign Systems in the textile printing field.
Can you give us some details of the NEGI’s offers in the textile printing field since its beginning?
Located at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, NEGI Digital has been manufacturing large format graphics printers and direct textile printers from the past 10 years. We have been exclusive distributers to Mutoh, Japan, since 22 years and has been selling a complete range of Mutoh sublimation printers.
What are the key products and technologies that your company offers for the textile industry?
We offer direct-to-fabric printers—Negijet TXR-1900—with Ricoh Gen5 variable Dot print heads for mid segment market. We offer the Kornit Allegro direct textile printers, which is water less and 100 per cent eco-friendly with no pre and post requirements.
We also offer direct-to-garments printers - Brother from Japan with precise quality, faster speed, high efficiency & productivity. We also offer wide range of sublimation printers of Mutoh, Japan starting from 44-inch to 104-inch and are exclusive distributors for sublimation inks of KIIAN & SAWGRASS – Italy.
What characteristics distinguish your machinery & products from that of your competitors’ products in India?
We have made an indelible mark on the hearts of customers not only by providing excelling innovative products, but by backing them with excellent sales after support.
Our textile printer series is the solution for customers who are in need of high image quality, low running cost and user friendliness in order to survive intense competitive market of textiles. Designed specially for high quality, high productivity and high performance, the Negijet Textile printers opens a new possibility of Textile printing with state-of-the-art digital technology and customer-focused approach of daily smooth operations and reliable printing.
We have been selling sublimation printers for Mutoh, Japan which allows maximising your print quality while still maintaining faster production speeds. It’s in the wave.
The Brother GTX printer,Japan, is faster, reliable with high productivity, efficiency & quality than any other direct-to-garment printer in India.
One of your principals is Kornit Digital. Please give us details of some of their machinery and technologies for the Indian market.
We are the distributors of Kornit, Israel offering the Kornit Allegro direct textile printers with pigment inks. The all-in-one solution for roll-to-roll printing. With the Kornit, you eliminate the need for external process steps, enabling you to achieve the best results from PFP (prepared for printing) to finished printed fabric in just minutes (from entry level to Mass customisation).
With only six minutes from file to finished fabric and a 100 per cent sustainable process, Kornit Allegro is the fastest, waterless technology and the most cost-effective way to start printing on textiles.
No pre-or-post treatment needed!
Kornit Patented fixation on the fly (FOF) eliminates the need for external pretreatment process. No post-treatment-waterless printing system and non toxic ink eliminates chemical processes and contaminants.
What are your comments on the growth of digital printing in India?
The World Textile Information Network estimates that the digital textile printing has a 25 per cent growth rate. Textiles are a very strong segment in India and we will spot some good trends at the show. The textile printing is a 7.5 billion dollar market, and is projected to grow more than 34 per cent worldwide, providing outstanding opportunities. The actual number should be much higher and the biggest impact shall be in India and China.
Give us some details on the export activities of NEGI Group.
At present, we are catering to the domestic market only.
Printing is going more digital, and what are NEGI’s plans for the future growth and investments? If any diversification/expansion is on cards, give us some details.
Our focus is on all the three textile segments – direct to fabric (DTF), direct to garments (DTG) and Sublimation printers with enhanced speed, efficiency and quality.