Somu Digital raises the print quality bar with RICOH Pro C9200
With a mission to remain at the forefront of digital colour printing in the commercial printing market of north Karnataka, Kalaburagi-based Somu Digital has expanded its machine portfolio now included a new RICOH Pro C9200 Graphic Arts Edition, an advanced, productive, and versatile digital colour production press. This new digital production press at Somu Digital is supplied and installed by Monotech Systems, a leading machine manufacturer & one-stop solution provider for the printing and packaging industry globally.
Established in the year 2011, Somu Digital with its sister concern Somu Photo Lab has been widely known and acknowledged in north Karnataka for providing high-quality printing and imaging services. Manjunath Kalgi, Director, Somu Digital, says, “Our divisions engage in different activities. Somu Digital is much about commercial printing, and we provide printing services for wedding photos and wedding photo albums as well as wedding photography under Somu Photo Lab.”
When asked about the key products which Somu Digital and Somu Photo Lab offer, Manjunath mentions, “We offer whole varieties of print products such as brochures, leaflets, business cards, invitation cards, scratch cards, ID cards as well as wedding photos and photo albums.” He adds that they print all these products using the most advanced and ultra-modern machines such as the newly bought RICOH Pro C9200 digital colour production press from Monotech Systems.
Apart from the new RICOH Pro C9200, Somu Digital has been a user of other digital production presses like Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C1100, Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C6000, Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C1085, etc. On choosing the new RICOH press, Manjunath says, “This press is compact and cost-effective with faster speed, premium colour quality and higher production volume.” He adds, “We now can push the bar of wedding photo album printing to another level with RICOH Pro C9200.”
Perfectly engineered with an advanced media support system, RICOH Pro C9200 is compatible with diverse stocks which could be coated, metallic, super gloss, transparent, thick, textured and many more. for the production of a range of high-quality photos and commercial graphics. The press can run at the speed of 115 ppm (pages per minute) to produce premium quality images on stocks up to 470 gsm.
Somu Digital and Somu Photo Lab boast a long list of customers which consists of local business establishments, imaging professionals, and walk-in individuals from different walks of life. “Our customers are primarily from the cities and towns across north Karnataka. Of them, many professional photographers have been our valued customers for a long period. They always trust in our quality print outputs and service, so we never let them down,” tells Manjunath.
He further mentions that they will now be able to offer their customers, particularly those in the photo segment or professional photographers, premium quality commercial and wedding albums. In this respect, Manjunath appreciates Monotech Systems for the machine and their all-time support in every aspect of after-sales activities.