Recently Tirupur based GMR (Rattika) Textiles has installed KTK brand automatic garment screen printing machine with 8 colour/14 pallet configuration. Established in 1996, Rattika (GMR) Textiles is a manufacturer of Readymade Garments based in Tirupur. Their collection of readymade garments include: kids wear, ladies nightwear, etc. It is thus interesting to note that there is a growing trend of garment manufacturers all over India setting up their inhouse screen printing facilities rather than outsourcing.
KTK is a Portugal based manufacturer of automatic textile screen printing machine, dryers and allied products. Manikandan Selvaraj, Partner of Anush Textile Solutions, Tirupur, representative of KTK, said that they have already installed 10 textile screen printing machines including an automatic Oval machine at Sindhu Text Prints (14 color/32 pallet – 80 cm x 110 cm print area) and 15 orders are being executed, out of which 4 machines are coming to AKR TEXTILE, one of the biggest garment manufacturers in India.
KTK’s textile screen printing machines are divided into: Master Plus – Textile Screen Printing Machines(Oval Machine) , and Expert Plus Printing Machine. It is also available in wide range of print size as per the customer requirement. They manufacture Textile Dryers under the name DRAGON. In addition they also supply ETNA brand Conveyor Belt Dryers (both gas and electric) and ‘CLOUD’ brand Flocking System.
KTK had showcased their technology for the first time in KnitShow’17 in Tirupur, following which, within one year, they have booked 25 machines out of which 10 are already installed. KTK’s maiden installation was at Kids Impex, Tirupur. KnitShow is the only expo featuring so much of textile printing, finishing and machinery. The show attracts almost all the automatic textile screen printing machinery brands, inks and consumables suppliers, and a wide range of products and services related to garment decoration as a whole.