MIMAKI INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Case Study

Challenges
Improvements
When a roll-type small cutting plotter was used, media setting was difficult and thus preparation was time-consuming. We also wanted to increase the cutting accuracy.
CFL-605RT has higher accuracy and easier setting than the roll-type counterpart, making the downtime very short. Since the cutting speed is also fast, time loss and media loss are significantly reduced. The sense of “quick creation and show” becomes effective in up-selling during proposal phase.
Product installed
Challenges
Improvements
When cutting storefront POP items into odd shapes, a relatively large cutting plotter was used or manual cutting was performed, which made it difficult to achieve delicate cutting. With a conventional machine, small defects were found, such as visible cuts made on the back side, and the overflow of adhesives created on media with adhesives, which caused stains.
Introduction of CFL-605RT enables precise, perfect cutting, which increases technical and proposal skills of the company. More products are adopted at a sample creation phase. There is no failure due to manual cutting, which reduces wasted production costs.
Product installed
Challenges
Improvements
“Quality is everything for us,” Tate says. “It’s what our clients expect from us and we simply have to deliver. That’s why we don’t rush into new technologies – we have to be sure that it will deliver the best results for our clients, in the turnaround times they need and at a price that represents real value for them – particular as they are ‘on-selling’ our service to their clients.
“Mimaki printers produce as close to offset quality as I’ve ever seen on an inkjet machine, and our customers were immediately delighted with the samples we showed them,” Tate says. “Since then, that quality together with the broad range of products we have been able to offer – which to date has included everything from sign and display, to POP and posters up to A1 in size, polypropylene diary covers and even short runs of ganged-up business cards – has seen this division of our business grow exponentially.”
Challenges
Improvements
We like to satisfy various customer demands with minimal investment.
MIMAKI's printers have a wide range of processing, not only being able to make up with short delivery time but also excellent quality, we were able to respond to various customer requests. It became a strong support for a further business expansion.
Collaboration
Efforts of Mimaki
"JAPANTEX 2017 Digital Print Exhibition" Organization by THE TEXTILE DESIGN ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN (TDA)
Mimaki textile printer, Tx300P-1800 and Tx300P-1800B realized the direct print of 22 types of design data to each 4 meter cotton fabric.
Collaboration
Efforts of Mimaki
'BAPE KIDS®', a kids' brand of 'A BATHING APE®'
Cooperated in printing and cutting BABY MILO® and cute characters on rubber sheet at CJV150 Series and in making only one original T-shirt in the world.
Product used
Collaboration
Efforts of Mimaki
"andMade.kitasando", Japan's largest fashion FAB, specializing in clothing creation
Introduced CJV150 Series (Inkjet printer with a selection of sublimation transfer ink) as a textile printer and printed original design of customers.
Product used
Collaboration
Efforts of Mimaki
Artist: Yumie Shirai, SANTO MYUZE (Ueda municipal art museum)
Cooperated in the print of her work "Oto-maku (Windscreen)".
Product used
Collaboration
Efforts of Mimaki
Contemporary artist, Ms.Chihiro Koshi, Designer Mr.Akihiko Momose (MOMOTOSE), and SANTO MYUZE (Ueda municipal art museum)
Offered children's "Appupu" photographs printed on canvas.
Product used
Challenges
Improvements
Printing on heat-sensitive materials without deformation. Finding the robust and practical printers with ease of maintenance.
Since Mimaki products are made in Japan, necessary parts are delivered quickly. To print on heat-sensitive materials, the company replaced the printer with the new one that uses UV-LED ink curing system instead of conventional metal-halide lamp system.
Product installed

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