Offset Printing

Vinsak Acquires 54 year old Spanish Press manufacturer Rotatek Technologies Spain

Wednesday 03. July 2024 - In 2023, Vinsak initiated the acquisition process of Rotatek, completing it in 2024, at the Drupa exhibition, we publicly announced the acquisition. Rotateks management remains unchanged, continuing its operations as before, headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.

The new entity will now be known as Rotatek Printing and Packaging Technologies SL.
The primary focus has been on assisting the management in expanding the team and enhancing systems and processes through increased capital infusion, new software, and operational improvements. Rotatek will continue to manufacture machines from its Headquarters in Barcelona. The company has significantly enhanced its manufacturing capabilities by acquiring an additional 15,000 square feet of space for its facilities. To support this growth, Rotatek has onboarded new talent in engineering, sales, and service departments and aims to appoint agents worldwide and double its number of machines installed annually.
Vinsak, led by Mr. Ranesh Bajaj, a prominent figure in the printing and packaging equipment industry with over 30 years of experience, is an Indian company that has expanded its presence globally with offices in UAE, KSA, United Kingdom, and Spain. It is Specialized in manufacturing and marketing of printing, packaging, and print finishing equipment and offers label finishing machines, inkjet printers, and other products under its own brand “Vinsak”, Additionally, it markets & services presses and equipment from renowned manufacturers such as Lombardi, ABG Graphics, Lake Image, Rietstack, Iwasaki, Schober, Busch, CMC, Petrel and more across Asia, Middle east and Africa.
Rotatek operates in the security printing, flexible and carton packaging, and short-run labels markets. The focus is on continuously introducing cutting-edge technologies to these markets. Innovation remains a priority for Rotatek with increased investment in the R&D department, the focus is to develop newer models that are adaptable to various industries and are operated with minimum supervision. Currently the company has developed enhanced Universal 850, this new product is tailored for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, and non-alcoholic beverages sectors. This was recently unveiled at Drupa in Germany, the Universal 850 is scheduled for launch by the end of 2024, apart from this the Rotatek is also working on the renewed and improved Brava 450 for short-run jobs, Rotatek is aiming to debut this at the Label expo Spain 2025.
Currently, Rotatek is focused solely on achieving two key milestones: doubling the annual number of installed machines and providing enhanced service to all existing customers. Every Rotatek press is fully customizable to efficiently produce the end product in a single pass, utilizing the most cost-effective production methods. We encourage converters to bring us their specific production challenges, as we can provide technically superior solutions tailored to their needs. Rotatek is aggressively expanding its global footprint, strengthening its partnership with Rotatek Brasil to penetrate the crucial Brazilian market. New agents and distribution agreements have been completed to ensure localized service across various countries.
Since the acquisition, Rotatek has deployed machines to Smurfitkappa Security Systems in Ireland, Paramount Packaging in UAE, and Hitech Print Systems in India and also commissioned machines in Nepal and China, totalling over €15 million in value and it has already started receiving enquires for new Universal 850.
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