Rahil Foam sets new benchmark in hygiene film printing with MIRAFLEX II
Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd is one of the biggest names in India when it comes to hygiene films. With a clear vision and future readiness in mind, Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd partnered with W&H as their preferred supplier for a CI Flexo press by investing in W&H’s MIRAFLEX II: The bestselling CI Flexo Press in the World.
The Indian Hygiene industry has been growing at a rapid pace and is currently pegged at over $1 billion. The majority share of this growing market constitutes of back-sheet films and outer packaging, used for hygiene products such as diapers, sanitary napkins and adult incontinence products. This growth in this industry is driven by factors such as increasing birth rate, higher disposable income and greater hygiene awareness. W&H was one of the few companies to foresee the tremendous growth potential in this segment and developed certain technologies in the machines to aid critical applications in the hygiene space. Whether it is films for outer diaper packaging, or producing highly sensitive back-sheet films, to successfully printing on them at high consistent speeds, customers have placed their trust on W&H machines to do the job for them and have achieved excellent results so far.
One such success story is that of Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd, one of the biggest names in India when it comes to hygiene films. With a clear vision and future readiness in mind, Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd partnered with W&H as their preferred supplier for a CI Flexo press by investing in W&H’s MIRAFLEX II: The bestselling CI Flexo Press in the World.
“Our vision is to be among the top-ranking manufacturers of Hygiene films at the domestic as well as global level, by providing consistent quality products with competitive cost to ensure that our customers’ products are successful in the market. Hence, we chose W&H as our partner with the MIRAFLEX II CI Flexo press, to achieve our goal of being the best and most reliable supplier to our customers. The machine successfully runs at speeds up to 500 m/min.”- Mr. Ravi Kagathara, Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd
“With more than 800 installations globally, the MIRAFLEX is among the most appreciated presses in India among converters catering to an array of applications, including lamination, hygiene film, pharma applications, surface printed films etc, capable of printing speeds up to 600mpm. It becomes even more impressive when the machine can handle critical jobs such as printing on highly sensitive 12 GSM breathable backsheet films at high speeds.” - Mr. Abhiroop Chakraborty, W&H.
About the Customer
Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified Indian company, a leader in production of Cast PE Breathable Films, Cast PE Non-Breathable Films & Cast PE Embossed Films under its premier brand ‘Rhyfeel’ which is synonymous with product innovation, bestin-class marketing, quality people and operational excellence.
About the Machine
W&H has designed the MIRAFLEX II for widths between 820 mm and 1,450 mm with higher outputs in the range of 400-600 m/min. Equipped for Packaging 4.0, the latest MIRAFLEX II is known for its operator friendliness, superior print quality, and shorter changeover times and it comes with features such as Turbo Clean - an efficient inking and wash-up system; Easy-Col – an intelligent colour matching and ink management system; Vision – an intelligent, intuitive and integrated web inspection system; and Easy-Set/ Reg for superior impression and register setting. The entire press can be controlled from a user-friendly single-operator panel.