Long-time RICOH customer Vineeth Prints adopts a new RICOH Pro 7100

Chennai-based Vineeth Prints, which is a long-time RICOH customer, has upgraded their machine portfolio with the adoption of a new RICOH Pro 7100. Print & Publishing takes a look at the latest technological development in the leading commercial printer in the city and reason why they went for a new RICOH production machine.

Vineeth Prints is one of the leading commercial printers in Chennai, which boasts of a state-of-the-art production facility, equipped with a string of RICOH machines – RICOH 615, RICOH Pro 907EX, RICOH Pro C5100S and RICOH Pro 8100EX. Now, a RICOH Pro C7100 is the latest being added to the family, installed just three months back.

When asked the reason for choosing RICOH machines only, R Babu, director, Vineeth Prints says that they rely on the technology and consistency of RICOH systems. “Ever since we have been using a line of RICOH machines, there is no trouble in maintaining print quality and we don’t need to think of technical snags, like paper jam and mid-way hitches,” he mentions.

RICOH Pro C7100 features 4-drum dry electrostatic transfer system with internal transfer belt. This production digital press can run at the speed of 80ppm to deliver print resolution upto 1200 x 4800dpi. Print dimension of the printer is 1,320 x 910 x 1,218mm (WxDxH) and the machine takes less than 300 sec of warm up time. The machine is bundled with the standard workflow solutions, such as EFI Digital StoreFront, EFI Color Profiler Suite, SeeQuence Suite, RICOH Process Director Express, Prep, Print Manager, Production Manager and others.

“We are so impressed with RICOH Pro C7100’s offset-like image quality. This digital press supports a board range of papers. And most of all, we face no operation problem with RICOH Pro C7100, everything is hassle free in using this machine,” mentions R Babu. Vineeth Prints engages in print jobs of almost all kinds, which range from book printing to packaging printing. A number of leading hospitals in Chennai are prominently in the client list of Vineeth Prints.

Mentioning about two prominent hospitals from their client list, SRS Hospital and Ramachandran Hospital, R Babu says they provide every bit of print requirements for these hospitals in Chennai, which include leaflets, brochures and others. In addition, Vineeth Prints is popular in the circle of book publishing companies for short-run jobs.

R Babu says the digital production press, such as RICOH Pro C7100 makes short-run jobs easier than expected. “We have been into on-demand booking printing for a long time. Now, our activity in this segment has been scaled up after the adoption of the line of RICOH production machines,” he mentions, adding that their recent investment in RICOH Pro C7100 is yet a new step to take short-run book printing to a new level.

After all, Vineeth Prints boasts of its competency and capability because of its strong machine portfolio. And behind this portfolio is the company’s dedicated team of 70 well-trained professionals, among which eight are graphic designers, who are deputed to develop concepts and designs as per the need and desire of their clients.

As per R Babu, Vineeth Prints will always remain a complete print solution provider in the city. For this, he says they always observe the market and feel the need of customers. He also mentions that it will be another RICOH machine, whenever they will plan to upgrade their production facility in future.

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