state-of-the-art Miraj packaging unit in Udaipur
Udaipur-based Miraj Multicolour inaugurated a packaging plant, covering 1,50,000 sq/ft area in a three-storey building. On the occasion, Madan Paliwal, chairman, Miraj Group stated, “The newly established packaging printing plant will help us to capture the growing opportunities in the market. We believe it is a high growth segment. And since we are a first of its kind plant in Rajasthan, we shail be envisioning huge opportunities.”
The newly established plant is equipped with five-colour Heidelberg CD102 printing press with supplementary presses. In addition, there is a Bobst Novacut 106 and Visionfold 110A2, Perfecta paper cutting machine and other equipments in the finishing part of the facility.
Krishan Gopal Sharma, director, Miraj Multicolour, said, “There is no printing plant of this scale in the region. We feel Udaipur is well connected to other industrial parts of the country, through all modes of transportation. So the opportunities are huge and we are ready for it.
Miraj Multicolour, the ISO 9001:2008 company eyes pharma, tobacco, masala, automobiles companies as well as FMCG. Sharma explained that the next phase of expansion will be in corrugation; and subsequently in flexible packaging; in order to cater to the printing needs of customers under one roof. The company is planning additional certification especially for food packaging.
Established n 2001 by the Miraj Group, which claims a strong presence in manufacturing, exporting and supplying of quality school, office and other paper bound stationery products, the packaging printing division was started in 2010. Paliwal said that the company is proud to be the first to establish such a packaging printing plant in the region. “We will be able to profit from our competitive advantage.”
Presently, Miraj Multicolour produces products like composition books, long books, note books, drawing books, jumbo books, graph books, practical books, note pad, conference pad, spiral pad, punch paper, etc. The Rs 40-crore company operates from a five-lakh sq ft manufacturing plant and has a staff strength of 150 persons.