General/Company
  1. What services does Ajanta Offset provide to its clients?
  2. What is your phone number and operating hours?
  3. What about privacy and security?
  4. What is Ajanta's vision and approach for growing the company with time?
  5. What kind of printing equipments does Ajanta have?
  6. What kind of prepress equipments does Ajanta have?
  7. What kind of finishing and bindery equipments does Ajanta have?
  8. What is Ajanta's Policy for the safeguarding the environment?

Delivery of Data/Transfer
  1. How do I send my job to Ajanta?
  2. What types of storage media do you accept?
  3. How will my job be delivered back to me?
  4. How can I get a cost-estimate for my job?
  5. How long will it take for Ajanta to do my job?
  6. What are the shipping options available?

General/Company


1. What services does Ajanta Offset provide to its clients?
    Ajanta Offset, one of the leading Printing Houses of India, is serving its domestic as well as overseas clients, providing comprehensive services in the field of printing, bindery and packaging to web page design, custom graphics and custom CGI scripts. In addition, we provide Multimedia as well as Typesetting services. Ajanta is now a one-stop-solutions provider for all your design and production needs.

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2. What is your phone number and operating hours?
    You can call us at +91 11 332 4591/0772/0789 from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. IST (+05:30 Hrs GMT) Monday through Saturday. You can send a fax +91 337 9342/0129 or E-mail info@ajantaoffset.com at any time.

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3. What about privacy and security?
    No information we collect for order processing or from inquiries is shared with any other company or website. Your information is only used to contact you when necessary.

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4. What is Ajanta's vision and approach for growing the company with time?
    We are totally focused on being the leading provider of comprehensive design, typesetting, prepress, multimedia, printing and bindery services. We intend to grow primarily through carefully cultivated strategic partnerships with select clients.

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5. What kind of printing equipments does Ajanta have?
    Matching our technology in the pre-press, is an array of the best printing machines. One-colour to six-colours Roland, Miller and Heidelberg sheet-fed offset machines that can handle the most demanding quality colour job, coupled with an independent web offset press dedicated to book printing, giving us both world-class print quality and the capability to meet the tightest schedules.

    And to ensure that our presses are always well fed, we have a ready stock of a variety of premium imported papers, the best quality inks, blankets and other consummables.

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6. What kind of prepress equipments does Ajanta have?
    The machines in our electronic pre-press section are among the most advanced anywhere in the world. Power Macintoshes and Silicon Graphics work stations for design, layout and artworks. Dr. Hell digital scanners for quality scanning and creative workstations for retouching, colour correction and page makeup, all connected to the latest Hell Postscript recorders for output. Add to that a system for on-line soft proofing as well as conventional WET proofing, QC procedures that follow GATF standards, wide and complete range of Linotype Hell recorders, daylight exposing units, automatic films and plate processors, FAG proof presses and you have one of India’s best pre-press setups. We do electronic imposition using the most reliable PREPS software. Of course, we also have a number of skilled stripping and assembly personnel that supplement the electronic pre-press as and when required.

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7. What kind of finishing and bindery equipments does Ajanta have?
    With facilities ranging from saddle-stitching to thread sewing to perfect binding for books, spiral or wiro-binding for booklets and calendars, to all kinds of laminations, foil stamping and case making for hard cover books, we have a large bindery that is capable of all kinds of finishing using wide range of Polar, Seypha, Perfecta, Hoerauf, Smythe, Kolbus equipments. That is why all of our jobs have the same international quality finish.

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8. What is Ajanta's Policy for the safeguarding the Environment?

    Our Objective: The objective of Ajanta is to undertake print/production jobs for its clients, which are printed/produced in such a manner that reflects our responsibilities not only towards the environment but also the health and safety of its employees.

    Statutory Regulations: Ajanta has obtained annual permits, related to the law on water pollution, air pollution, and noise pollution. The latest permits were issued to Ajanta in May 2001, which remains valid for a period of one year. Therefore we can state that Ajanta meets the requirements on current government environmental legislation.

    Action Plan for Plants: Ajanta is committed to the safeguarding of the environmental and follows a strict procedure to control Air/Water Pollution, Noise pollution as well as Waste Management and Energy Conservation. Besides this, the company has drawn up an environmental plan in which the action taken.

    Air and Water Pollution

    1. The daily quantity of domestic effluent from the factory shall not exceed 4800 liters per day. By monitoring the quantity of domestic effluent over a period of time the same has been brought down to 3950 liters per day.
    2. The daily quantity of industrial effluent from the factory is ZERO (process, floor and equipment wash, cooling and bleed water).
    3. Installation of a separated sewage system.
    4. The factory will plant minimum three varieties of tree per acre of unbill area (Eucalyptus, Su Babul, etc.).
    5. The waste water discharge is measured and monitored by us as well as the local authorities. The discharge is also checked twice a year by the local authorities. Total fresh water consumption is also recorded.
    6. Monitoring of ambient air, stack emissions, and work zone quality.
    7. Testing of waste water, surface water, ground water, etc. once a year.

    Energy Conservation

    Ajanta is in the process of drawing up its own energy conservation plan which would be in line with the energy bill passed by the Govt. The plan would be in place by the beginning of the year 2002. This plan would be based on the following:
    1. Conservation in generation of electric power.
    2. Conservation in distribution of electric power.
    3. Efficient utilization of electric power.
    4. Efficient utilization petroleum products.
    5. Efficient utilization of fuel in transportation.
    6. Looking at non-conventional sources of energy (solar and bio-gas).

    Noise Pollution

    During the previous years all kinds of noise reducing measures have been taken, like installation of additional silencers and isolating buildings.
    Ajanta is also in the process of building an acoustic enclosure for our D.G. sets for further reducing noise pollution. This project would be completed by March 2002.

    Waste Management

    Waste materials; consisting mainly of paper, board, aluminum and tin plates are properly graded and stacked and disposed to vendors for recycling.

    Products used for Printing

    Ajanta uses environment friendly products like BASF Novstar inks (made of renewable raw materials) and VARN Supreme font solution (which has an effective preservative systems that inhibits bacteria growth).


Delivery of Data/Transfer


1. How do I send my job to Ajanta?
    You can send your digital files in any storage media or you can even transfer the data through our FTP Server. For details to access our FTP Server kindly E-mail: cromacom@ajantaoffset.com

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2. What types of storage media do you accept?
    We do accept a wide range of media including a CD, 3.5" Disc, SyQuest's, JAZ Disk, 3.5" MO, 5.5" MO or ZIP Drives.

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3. How will my job be delivered back to me?
    Your job will be delivered back to you through either air-courier or air-freight or electronic file transfer through Internet/FTP Server.

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4. How can I get a cost-estimate for my job?
    We suggest you E-mail your job requirements to our marketing team and they will get back to you with a customized cost-estimate for your job.

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5. How long will it take for Ajanta to do my job?
    It is difficult to suggest a time frame for job without looking at the scope of service required for the job. We suggest you E-mail your job requirements to us and we will get back to you with a customized assessment for your job.

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6. What are the shipping options available?
    Ports used are Mumbai Port and JNPT, Nhava Seva, which is 200 kilometer from Mumbai. Customs clearance and containerization is done in New Delhi, which is a dry port. We maintain a frequency of sailing-2 vessel a week to Europe, US and Australian continents and a vessel a week for the African ports.

 

 


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