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 Expert  724500

Expert in Rotogravure Printing, Flexo Printing Operation, Flexible Packaging Manufacturing, Printing Inks


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India
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert can suggest and design any type of bag in flexible packaging. He also has extensive experience with different bagging machinery. He knows "bag-in-box packaging; he designed it for Bangkok based converter.
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bag

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bagging material

Expert has worked on different structures of flexible packaging:

1) Complete know how of printing PET, PVC, PP, Cellophane, PE Reverse and Surface Process, with different inks systems. Knows different cylinder cell configuration for rotogravure printing.

2) Complete know how of solvent base and solvent less machines. Knows different structure of flexible packaging, paper packaging for food, tobacco, Cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, etc.

3) Complete know how of retort pouches, boiled food, seafood package lamination. Knows the LD/LLD blown film extrusion recipe and setting of blown film machine for different grades of LD/LLD film extrusion.

He has 15 years in the production environment for flexible packaging production. Expert worked to minimise the odour jointly with film manufacturers, coating suppliers and ink suppliers.

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flexible packaging film

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flexible package

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flexible packaging material

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flexible packaging material production

Expert worked with flexographic printing press manufacturer in production, design and assembly; he is still continued to access ofem ci flexo technology. He knows prepress, platemaking process in digital and conventional. Worked on gearless and geared CI Flexo from Europe.
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flexographic printing press

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flexographic printing plate

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flexographic printing

He knows extrusion lamination, dry lamination, solventless lamination techniques to manufacture foil packaging. Expert knows how to develop different foil laminate for food and pharmaceutical industries. He can print foil using rotogravure and flexo technology ,he designed the packages for pharmaceutical industries.
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foil packaging material

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foil laminate

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foil

He tested the flexible packaging film on different food packaging equipment with end user. Expert has complete know how for packaging for food using flexible packaging manufacturing techniques. He can suggest different laminate using thin film for food packaging material.
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food packaging equipment

Expert worked on FFS and VFFS machines.
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form/fill/seal packaging machine

He knows the formulation of gravure ink. He troubleshoots ink related problems regularly. He also knows the formulation of black ink.
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gravure ink

He has hands on experience on Rotomac (valmet) Italian eight colour high speed rotogravure auto registration controlled machines, Sang An Make Korean eight colour high speed rotogravure auto registration control machines, Nakajima Japan make eight colour rotogravure printing machines. Expert knows the gravure through his career journey and association with production in flexible packaging, gravure printing machine manufacturer, gravure cylinder engravers.
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gravure printing press

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gravure printing

Complete know how of special color inks preparation with process inks. Uses only process color inks (C, M, Y, and K) for special shade preparation. Used all most all major inks suppliers inks. Good knowledge of inks due to worked with Sakata Inx, Japanese inks manufacturing company. He suggested dryer design to fast ink cure. He has excellent knowledge of different grade adhesives.
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ink curing

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packaging ink

He has analyzed existing printing equipment, making modifications as needed, to ensure production presses had the capability to print the product. He has test printed on production equipment, analyzed and evaluated results and developed operator and supervisor training programs. He knows different method of testing in flexible packaging laminate. Expert worked under awareness of package regulation in the world.
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package testing

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packaging printing

Expert has analyzed existing printing operations for printing on PET (polyester), BOPP, PP, PE, and other flexible packages and laminates.
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packaging film

Complete know how of pharmaceutical packaging (aluminum foil) printing and lamination.
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packaging material

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protective packaging material

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rigid packaging material

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recyclable packaging material

Expert troubleshooted the packaging process problem at customer and end user place.
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packaging process

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paperboard flexographic printing

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paperboard gravure printing

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permeable packaging material

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phase-change product packaging material

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photosensitive material packaging material

He has good exposures on Rotogravure Printing, production planning and control, trouble shooting related to rotogravure and lamination technology, know how of quality control test related to flexible packaging laminate.
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printing defect

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rotogravure printing

Expert knows the applications of solventless adhesive in flexible packaging, he has worked to gether with all leading adhesive supplier like Rohm and Haas, Henkel,Crown, CAC for new packaging development in flexible packaging
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solventless adhesive

He worked on the leading systems available from Europe and Japan
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printing ink

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printing quality control

Expert can recommend the right anilox LPI and volume for the perticular flexo job. He is associated with the flexo printing machine manufacturer; it gives the access to the development in anilox tech.
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anilox roll

Expert worked with some electronic engraving roller manufacturer to optimize the coating.
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engraved-roll coating process

He knows the coating process using solid plate and aniloxes.
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flexographic coating process

Thanks to his career with two ink giant, "Sakata Inx" and "siegwerk." He has knowledge on PA, PU, PV inks in flexography.
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flexographic ink

He optimised the process colour printing and solid colour printing in rotogravure. He even succeeded to print solid colour using trapping.
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halftone printing

He has good knowledge of solvent base, solventless and waterbase adhesives.
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packaging adhesive material

He knows different techniques of paper printing and packaging for foods, pharma and confectionery packaging.
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packaging paper

One of his developments is a method to print on zipper style pouches (bags) in a continuous web form. He has supervised the development of printing ink systems and has developed product printing and decorating techniques with corresponding cost systems.
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package cost reduction

He knows everything in plastic packaging material.
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plastic packaging material

Expert has excellent knowledge in flexo and gravure printing
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printing


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1994   BE   Printing Technology   GIPT, India  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Management

 

Sales Consultant for CI Flexo Printing Machine

 

Expert has 15 years hands on experience in flexible packaging industries in India as well in African countries and SEA countries, Ofem an Europe based company offered him the job for sales consultant. He is responsible to develop Ofem business worldwide

2005 to 2007

 

SIEGWERK

 

Flexible Packaging

 

Flexible Packaging Ink consultant

 

Expert worked for an flexible packaging ink company Siegwerk, Germany for establishing Indian business. Expert was handling flexible packaging ink business for Siegwerk in India for almost 02 years. He was responsible for ink development for flexo and rotogravure, and trial at customer end like Flex, Positive packaging and Hutamaki.

He was selected in siegwerk job because of his previous working experience with SAKATA Inx, a Japanese ink company

2004 to 2005

 

MSM Ltd, Mauritius

 

Flexible Packaging

 

Flexo Printing Consultant

 

Expert provided his consultancy to a mauritius based offset printers, MSM was in offset printing and packaging business and this company took the service of manish as a technical consultant

2003 to 2004

 

Numrung Packaging Company, Thailand

 

Packaging Division

 

Technical consultant for cosmetic packaging business

 

Expert provided his consultancy to a Thailand based packaging printers, Numrung was in packaging and printing business and they took the service of manish as a technical consultant

2002 to 2003

 

Polypak Ltd, Capetown, SA

 

Flexible Packaging

 

Rotogravure Consultant

 

Expert set up the rotogravure printing and flexible packaging business for polypak start from installation to operation and man power training

2001 to 2002

 

Bakhresa Group

 

Flexible Packaging division

 

General Manager

 

Located in Dar es Salaam, Omar Packaging Industries manufactures various flexible packing material such as co extrusion 3 layers, P.P. extrusion, mono layer extrusion, co extrusion for milk pouches, co extrusion for shrink-wrapping, HDPE extrusion for shopping bags. State of the art technology machinery from Europe made possible flexography printing machines to print on LDPE, BOPP, metalised BOPP, paper, P.E. Paper in full color process on international standards. The Laminating machines laminate in various combinations of BOPP, BOPET, metalised BOPP / BOPET, aluminum foil, paper, PE. Omar Packaging Industries is a leading producer of milk pouches in rolls, shrink-wrapping in rolls, LDPE sheeting in rolls, LDPE carry bags, HDPE shopping bags; laminating for detergents / soaps, biscuits, confectionery, potato chips & snack foods, rice, sugar, peanuts; LDPE / HDPE /PP bread bags, bags for feminine towels, LDPE water pouches in rolls. Expert was responsible to manage and run the whole show; he worked as a profit centre head in omar packaging (bakhresa group company).

1999 to 2001

 

Sakata Inx

 

Flexible Packaging Inks

 

Technical Manager

 

Expert worked with sakata in rotogravure printing ink technical service to the customers. Sakata Inx (India) Limited is a 100% subsidiary of Sakata Inx Corporation, Japan.

Sakata Inx Corporation Japan was founded in the year 1896 and is now a global ink manufacturer and has a strategic alliance with Toyo Inks on a worldwide basis. SIC expanded overseas in 1948 and has over 80 major bases worldwide.

It is strategically located in United States of America, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Canada, Philippines and other regions for handling its diversified business interests.

1997 to 1990

 

VFC Ltd, India

 

Flexible Packaging Division

 

Assistant Manager-Flexible Packaging

 

VFC produces rotogravue printed flexible packaging using various combinations of plastic films, aluminium foil and paper. Supply may be as pre-formed pouches or roll stock for form, fill and seal machines. He worked full time as a assistant manager flexible packaging production


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is associated with city of Guild, UK and IIP India


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to 2006   IDMC Ltd   Vendor   He worked with this government packaging company as a vendor

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert was involved in the development and implementation of wide-web coating and coloring using variable Weir doctor blade systems with one rotogravure printing machine manufacturer. He developed techniques for eliminating steaks. He has trained operators and management on rotogravure printing techniques. He has also developed and implemented improved register and tension control systems for existing rotogravure printing machine (manual type), He has contributed to the development and evaluation of inking systems and station design between color dryers and after-dryers as well as web handling systems and accurate tension control systems
  • At Polypak, He has analyzed existing printing equipment, making modifications as needed, to ensure production presses had the capability to print the product. He has test printed on production equipment, analyzed and evaluated results and developed operator and supervisor training programs. He has issued standard operating procedures and quality standards. Rotogravure printing ink Rotogravure printing Printing machinery Printing substrate (material)
  • At working with Sakata Inx and Siegwerk ink, Expert has analyzed existing printing operations for printing on PET (polyester), BOPP, PP, PE, and other flexible packages and laminates. He consulted with research and corporate engineers to develop a method for printing a rotogravure design on Shrink PVC. He has evaluated printing cylinders and the manufacturing techniques for making gravure cylinders. He has reviewed operator and supervisor training as well as designs training programs. Expert has analyzed quality control techniques and implemented modifications to accomplish desired management objectives. He has evaluated existing liquid ink systems and assisted in the development of improved manufacturing techniques. In addition, he has developed specifications for inks and tests for evaluating inks.
  • working with Numrung Packaging at Thailand, he provided the complete training to the local Thai staff in the area of flexo
  • A major portion of Expert's work in this area has involved work with corporate, marketing, sales, research, engineering, and manufacturing personnel. He has analyzed proposed efforts, equipment, resources (financial, manufacturing, personnel), and made recommendations on how to achieve the desired end result. Frequently, Expert has trained corporate and manufacturing personnel in various countries.
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International Experience:
Country / Region  
East Africa  
South Africa  
Thailand  
Mauritius  
UK  

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
English  
Thai  
Swahili  

Market Research:
Has considerable experience evaluating new and existing flexible packaging products and end-use requirements related to flexible package printing. One of his developments is a method to print on zipper style pouches (bags) in a continuous web form. He has supervised the development of printing ink systems and has developed product printing and decorating techniques with corresponding cost systems. He has analyzed existing printing equipment, making modifications as needed, to ensure production presses had the capability to print the product. He has test printed on production equipment, analyzed and evaluated results and developed operator and supervisor training programs. He has issued standard operating procedures and quality standards. Rotogravure printing ink Rotogravure printing Printing machinery Printing substrate (material) Web printing Expert has analyzed existing printing operations for printing on PET (polyester), BOPP, PP, PE, and other flexible packages and laminates. He consulted with research and corporate engineers to develop a method for printing a rotogravure design on Shrink PVC. He has evaluated printing cylinders and the manufacturing techniques for making gravure cylinders. He has reviewed operator and supervisor training as well as designs training programs. Expert has analyzed quality control techniques and implemented modifications to accomplish desired management objectives. He has evaluated existing liquid ink systems and assisted in the development of improved manufacturing techniques. In addition, he has developed specifications for inks and tests for evaluating inks.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

A major portion of Expert's work in this area has involved work with corporate, marketing, sales, research, engineering, and manufacturing personnel. He has analyzed proposed efforts, equipment, resources (financial, manufacturing, personnel), and made recommendations on how to achieve the desired end result. Frequently, Expert has trained corporate and manufacturing personnel in various countries. Flexible packaging printing

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert worked mostly flexible packaging products start from project selection, machine finilization. 99% vendors know him worldwide


 

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