IPAMA unfolds the road map of 14th Edition of Printpack India

–65,000 sq m international graphic arts show poised to be a game changing experience for the industry

Organised by IPAMA – the apex body of printing, packaging and allied machinery manufacturers of India – the 14th edition of its biennial flagship show PrintPack India 2019 is scheduled to be held from February 1 - 6, 2019 again at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, NCR Delhi, which has a world class infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities.

Industry at a glance…

The market size of printing & packaging machinery industry is around Rs 23,931 Cr (Data 2015-16), and total turnover in 2015-16 was around Rs.16,916 Cr. However, there is a huge gap in export and import at almost 1:5. Imports are growing at a very high rate as compared to the increase in domestic production rate. But, if we take the entire printing industry and consumables, it is pegged at approximately Rs. 1,90,000- Crore. India is the 5th largest print packaging market with revenues of US$12.2 bn (As per the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study). By 2020, revenues will reach $18.6bn, just below Japan, the 3rd largest market with $19.1bn in print packaging revenues.

Excellent backdrop for PrintPack India …

“The Indian graphic arts industry has gained a momentum, post conclusion of 13th edition of PrintPack India with a confirmed business of over USD 290 million and trade inquiries USD 510 million generated at the PrintPack India 2017, the entire industry seems in acceleration mode and ready to compete with expos like drupa in Germany. The industry has a huge potential to grow, as there is big gap in export and import figures. Our focus is to give an ideal platform to the manufacturers so that they can perform better,” disclosed S Dayakar Reddy, president, IPAMA during the curtain raiser of 14th edition of PrintPack India.

While, Naveen Gupta, general secretary IPAMA, further added, “Right on the track, IPAMA is working hard to bring the Indian graphic arts industry on the global map and there is no better platform in the entire world than PrintPack India for the same. I am delighted to share that in pursuance of this goal, the 13th edition of PrintPack India set up many new precedents in this industry including a record of over 430 companies under one roof and 86,000 business buyers.”

“The 13th PrintPack India, 2017 turned out to be a mini world show on the graphic arts industry with a across globe participation from China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Italy, Riyadh, Sharjah, South Korea, Taiwan, UK, USA, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and many more countries in addition to the overwhelming domestic participation, he added.

About IPAMA…

IPAMA – the apex body of printing, packaging and allied machinery manufacturers of India – is absolutely and totally dedicated to one point program: promotion of the Indian graphic arts industry. Most of the constituents of the fraternity are enrolled as its members. Apart from functioning as a dependable data bank and centre for dissemination of information on latest market perspectives, technology and equipment, the association acts as a big show window. For projecting a vibrant brand India image, it holds national and international exhibitions from time to time.

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