“We have introduced the Yearly Extended Care (YEC) pack for our customers, where we take care of the equipment, the laboratory, the calibrations and the preventive maintenance,” says Mr. Vishal Malhotra, Director, Presto Stantest Private Limited.
From a humble beginning in 1983, Presto Stantest Private Limited has become one of the leading testing instrument manufacturers in the Indian subcontinent. The company is known for its innovation, perseverance and close attention to customer needs. Presto Stantest has its own manufacturing plant and three units for manufacturing of testing instruments with latest technology.
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Talking to Paper Mart about the company, its product portfolio and USPs, Mr. Vishal Malhotra, Director, Presto Stantest Private Limited said, “We manufacture laboratory testing equipment for packaging, corrugation, flexible packaging industries and have a very comprehensive range for the paper industry. Our laboratory equipment is equivalent to the European brands. All our machines are computer compatible and some of them are even IoT driven. We are using the latest technology at one-tenth the cost of European brands and that’s our biggest USP.”
Elaborating on the recent developments and future plans, he added, “We have launched two new models – one is a box compression tester (HMI model) and the other is a fully-automatic bursting strength tester (HMI model).
‘Profitable box code’ boom was launched by us last year to create knowledge and value for the paper and packaging industry. Also, we have introduced the yearly extended care (YEC) pack for our customers, where we take care of the equipment, laboratory, calibrations and preventive maintenance, so that they are able to focus on their work. The last experience center which we opened was at Ahmedabad. Our next target would be opening an experience centers in Chennai and Hyderabad. In total, we would be opening about 12 experience centers across the country. We want to be closer to our customers and serve them in a more effective manner.”
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Presto Stantest was conferred with the National Award for quality products by the government of India in 2017. The company was also featured in the Outlook magazine for being one of India’s top 10 test and measurement instrument manufacturers.
Sharing his views on the paper industry, Mr. Malhotra said, “The paper manufacturers have to look at how they can improve their quality and increase their efficiency. Innovation is one of the key things they need to focus on.”