Komori Corporation establishes its Indian subsidiary
-Aims to establish a strong foothold in Indian market
In a move to strengthen its footprints in India, Komori Corporation Ltd, a Japan-based leader in offset presses, digital press, PESP products and banknote/security presses commences its India journey; establishes India subsidiary, Komori India Pvt. Ltd. Earlier, the company was operating in India through its sole distributor INSIGHT Group.
Komori is already a market leader in India through INSIGHT group with a market share of over 40%. Furthermore, through this move, Komori plans to strengthen and scale its operations even further in India and sub-continent. In a bid to have a strategic hold in the Indian market, the company will be introducing customized printing presses suitable for Indian market.
Komori Corp is presently in its 95th year (founded in October 1923) and is the second largest manufacturer of printing presses in the world. Komori’s relationship with the Indian market began quite a while ago. The first Komori press for the Indian market was delivered in 1954. The machine exported was a full-size (37 inch/640 mm) single-color press equipped with a stream feeder.
Komori is also amongst the top two companies worldwide, which is involved with currency printing for many countries including Indian Rupee and is undisputedly amongst the world’s largest companies manufacturing offset presses for various applications of commercial printing like brochures, calendars, books, high-quality magazine publications and packaging printing like cosmetic boxes, liquor boxes, pharma boxes etc.
“With the launch of India office, Komori aims to strengthen and enhance Komori’s presence in India and nearby countries. We are very excited to start our India operations. With the India footprint, we’ll be able to provide the world-class quality and strong support to aid the Indian market. We will use the best of global and local processes to provide the highest value to our customers and maximize the customers benefit,” quoted Hirofumi Hoshino, Managing Director, Komori India Pvt. Ltd.
With the acquisition of Insight’s Komori division, Komori India will continue to retain all the employees of Insight in its new team and this will help in ensuring absolute continuity with the existing sales and service activities.
Japan-based Komori Corporation, a premier manufacturer of sheet-fed and web offset presses, Digital press, PESP products and banknote/security presses, provides world-class technology especially suited for today’s highly competitive printing marketplace. Delivering the highest level in print quality coupled with impressively fast make-ready and JDF connectivity through open systems architecture, Komori presses help printers to achieve higher productivity levels essential for increased margins and business growth.