SinaLite Invests in Canada’s First 41” Scodix Digital Enhancement Press
Scodix, the leading provider of digital embellishment solutions for the graphic arts industry, announces that SinaLite has invested in a Scodix Ultra 6000 Digital Enhancement Press, the first 41” Scodix system to go into Canada. SinaLite, a trade-only printer, has stated that the productivity of the system and the consequent economies of scale are key drivers behind the decision.
“Having dipped a toe into the world of enhancement, we were looking to step up to a professional, heavyweight solution to suit the size of our business,” says Mike Meshkati, President of SinaLite, “We’re one of the largest trade-only printers in North America with work coming in from over 20,000 customers, and with offices in the USA now as well as Canada, so we need productive, cost effective solutions such as the Scodix Ultra 6000.”
The Scodix Ultra 6000 enhances sheets up to 41-inches (B1), with excellent corner-to-corner registration according to Scodix VP Global Sales, Mark Nixon, stating: “On a sheet that size registration for enhancement can be difficult, but as Mike points out, Scodix is unsurpassed in its ability to register accurately and reliably on corner-to-corner business cards. We were very excited to win this order.”
Established 23 years ago, SinaLite started as a small 1,200 square-foot outfit with a single-color offset press. Today the business is still family-run, but prints from a 100,000 square-foot facility, with offices in Dublin, Ohio as well as the Greater Toronto Area. With a Web-2-Print business model, SinaLite prints a huge variety of products from business cards, stationery, promotional products, corrugated boxes, labels, custom apparel, large format print, signage, and prototyping. Flexibility and productivity are essential to the business.
“The Scodix Ultra 6000 offers an incredible variety of enhancements, but most importantly it will allow us to swap from one enhancement to another very quickly, for instance from gold foil to silver. Switching jobs in minutes where previously we would need half an hour, or an hour is important. We know our customers want to be able to decorate our packaging products more and now we can offer that,” says Meshkati. “The Scodix enhancement press will also work seamlessly with our 40” offset presses, taking sheets straight from printing into enhancement on pallets, dramatically reducing our handling, maximising economies of scale and making significant cost savings per sheet.”
Scodix Web2Print software streamlines production and works seamlessly in the barcode-driven environment SinaLite operates in. This improves throughput, accuracy and reduces make-ready time, plus also supporting SinaLite in providing quotations that are more economic and predictable.
“SinaLite is a fantastic company, Mike is achieving ambitious growth whilst maintaining their core values of quality, service and meeting deadlines throughout and we’re delighted Scodix will be supporting their team in continuing those traditions,” affirms Nixon. “This latest sale to SinaLite is also significant because it represents our first 40” system in Canada, and validates the fantastic success Scodix is having in the region.”
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