Magazin | News
16.03.2021, India


At Meghna, W&H installed our first and most advanced rotogravure press, HELIOSTAR II - future-ready for smart factories running at 400 m/min, making it the fastest printing machine in Bangladesh. The press delivers unmatched performance levels with most jobs running at rated speeds with the locally available cylinder and ink. They experience maximum profitability and intelligence with fully integrated PROCONTROL/VISION – which facilitates operator friendliness and single-point operation for real-time information and performs quick changes. Our customers experience maximum profitability and intelligence with notable automated features such as DRIVEN INKING ROLLER – which helps in achieving higher print consistency. The VISION SYSTEM offers intelligent, intuitive, and fully integrated web inspection and a 100% defect detection system. The EASY-SYNC/HELIOCONTROL equips Meghna for superior register setting/control, strongest dryers in the market, with superior rinsing and wash-up system.

“We admire the machine performance for its top-notch quality with unparallel speed of 400 m/min and uptime performance. The HELIOSTAR printing machine exceeds all our expectations from world’s leading supplier W&H.”
- Md. Harun Or Rashid (Sr. GM, Meghna Group)

About the Customer

The history of one of Bangladesh’s largest leading conglomerates, Meghna Group of Industries (MGI) can be traced back to 1976 when its predecessor operated under the name of Kamal Trading Company. The secret to the success and vast expansion of MGI has been diversification and the group has entered a broad array of different markets and industries. The product range of MGI today is truly impressive for its products under the recognizable brand names of “Fresh”, “No.1”, “Actifit”, “Pure” and “Meghnacem Deluxe”.

“With the HELIOSTAR installation, we have set the precedent for high capacity presses of 400 m/min and above with fast job changeovers. Our Rotogravure presses are capable of handling highly critical applications - with high precise register accuracy for demanding substrates and low contrast ink and varnishes.”
- Mr. Anuj Sahni (GM-Sales & Marketing, W&H India)

About the Machine

HELIOSTAR II is considered the most advanced press available in the market today. The new revolution in rotogravure printing HELIOSTAR II is future-ready for smart factories – simple, intuitive, and easy to operate. At W&H, we designed the HELIOSTAR II for widths between 800-1700 mm with higher outputs in the range of 400-600 m/min. Equipped for PACKAGING 4.0, the latest HELIOSTAR II is known for its operator friendliness, superior print quality with high consistency, shorter changeover times, 7C Gamut, and efficient CPP and PE printability on high speeds, with economical ink and solvent utilization.

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