QLM increases Southeast Asian presence with new factory in Cambodia
QLM Label Makers enters garment label market in Cambodia with new facility; installs first HP Indigo label press in the country.
QLM Label Makers has opened the doors on a new purpose-built facility in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The AUD$1.5million facility located in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, combines digital and conventional label printing equipment as well as a range of equipment targeted specifically to the garment industry, one of Cambodia’s largest industries.
QLM Label Makers is an Australian company that today has over 600 staff across 8 plants in 7 countries around Asia Pacific.
Simon Pugh, CEO of the QLM Group confirmed that QLM’s investment in South East Asia was designed to give them a greater footprint in emerging markets, while still remaining true to their core business and values. “We have looked to Cambodia as a market with exciting growth potential. We will be providing quality materials and converting equipment, something the market has been wanting for some time.”
Newly appointed general manager, Sokun Tep added: “The market is highly competitive and to compete our facility needs to be modern, efficient and of world class standard. We are looking forward to providing the Cambodian market with a new quality option.”
Cambodia’s first HP Indigo Label Press
With the new facility, QLM has installed Cambodia’s first HP Indigo Label Press. Digital print technology is seen as the perfect tool to complement a range of industries, particularly the garment industry, where personalised and variable data are an essential part of their requirements. With the ability to provide premium embellishments like foil, raised-screen varnish, embossing and die-cutting, QLM is looking to provide roll-to-roll solutions in a way not seen before in the region.