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PAMEX 2017 set to grow 50% bigger show floor

Building on the incredible success of the last edition in 2015, PAMEX is all set to raise the bar in 2017 with 5,500 sq m of its show floor have already been booked till date. This year the biannual trade expo will be held from December 18-21, 2017 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.

Organised by All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) in association with Print-Packaging Com (P) Ltd, PAMEX is an exclusive international trade show on printing and allied machinery industries. Previous edition of the show in 2015 witnessed copious trades as more than 300 exhibitors showcased a gamut of innovative printing machines, technologies and related products that pulled a crowd of 20,441 focused trade visitors setting new trends in the industry. The coming up edition, PAMEX 2017, is set to repeat the same vigour, but on a bigger show floor.

Leading exhibitors: PAMEX 2017 will cover the entire gamut of the printing and its allied industries. Mention of some of the leading exhibitors in the upcoming edition will include the industry titans like Insight Communication & Print Solution, Konica Minolta, PS Graphics, Pratham Technologies, Excel Machinery (Guj), Monotech Systems, TechNova, Techno Graphic Services, Megabound, FUJIFILM India, Provin Technos, which have so far been booked their stalls on larger spaces than the previous edition, aiming to give trade visitors hands-on experience of latest products and technologies.

In addition, other exhibitors showing solutions for all printing and printing-related needs at PAMEX 2017 will be Alpna Visual Packaging Aids, Manroland Web Systems, APL Machinery, Dongguan Hongming Machinery, MLM Papers, AS Print Aids/Capital Graphic Supplies, Paper Bind International, S Kumar Multi Products, Sahil Graphics, Chemline India, Vallava Graphic Machinery Company, Advanced Graphic Systems, Mehta Cad Cam Systems, Stallion Innovative Machines, among others

“The upward trend, affordable technology and digital innovations have revolutionised the printing industry over the recent years. In such exciting time, PAMEX 2017 will give that extra boost to the industry, equally benefiting the machine manufacturers, printers and end users,” said Tushar Dhote, chairman of PAMEX Organizing Committee.

Bigger than ever: According to Neetu Arora, director of Print-Packaging.com (P) Ltd, “PAMEX is set to grow at least 50 percent over the 2015 edition, in terms of exhibitor space. Prodigious success of the previous edition is the reason behind enormous bookings a year ahead the show. It should attract twice the visitors.” She further mentioned that they could see a phenomenal enthusiasm among the people from the industry who are eagerly looking forward to it.

As on today, not only the old participants but many new companies are signing up for the upcoming PAMEX 2017. The landmark trade expo has been extensively promoted in the neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China and UAE to enhance the international characteristics of the event, which will have more launches and latest technologies on display, offering more business opportunities. For further information, mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

OBITUARY: Balkrishan Khindria passes away

Balkrishan Khindria, general secretary of Indian Printing Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) and managing director of M/s Memory Repro Systems (P) Ltd passed away on November 21, 2016 evening. Balkrishan was the founder member of IPAMA and his contribution to the cause of IPAMA was monumental and tremendous. He had amazing capabilities of creating something great out of most unorganized sector of graphic arts industry way back in the year 1988.

He always believed in hard-work, honesty and had a strong belief that any failure is a great teacher. He always gave a free hand to young skilled workers and engineers in his manufacturing unit.

May his soul rest in peace!

Galgo4D precut digital fine papers launched

With the perspective and vision to be a partner in Indian print industry’s progress and to capitalize on the digital era in printing , Galgo Fine Papers had launched a range of precut digital fine papers under brand Galgo 4D two months back. More recently, they have launched Rio, Irie, Glow, Ontra and Ontra Laid papers.

These papers are available in size 13inch X 19inch in variable grammages from 100gsm to 270gsm. They are beautifully wrapped in a colourful & attractive packing of 50sheets/packet. They are difficult to resist for its finesse and quality.

Furthermore, Galgo4D would be introducing photo paper and adding more digital papers to its range from best manufacturers worldwide, considering the growing digital paper demand. Galgo4D range comes from choicest European mills, has smooth gradient, highly versatile handling and professional finishing capabilities, in order to cater the growing digital print demands & challenges.

Adhering to Galgo’s policy of hqhp (high quality honest prices), Galgo4D will be serving finest range of digital fine papers at honest price. The company has also appointed distributors across the city, with the vision of serving the digital print fraternity on a pan-India level.

NPES Print Business Outlook Conference 2017

In conjunction with the PRINTPACK INDIA 2017, the NPES Print Business Outlook Conference 2017, co-hosted by IPAMA and themed 'Power up Your Printing Business... Innovate, Integrate, Motivate!' will be held on February 5, 2017 at the India Exposition Centre, Greater Noida, India. This conference is a must-attend event for developing invaluable cooperation, partnership and exchange with the 'Who's Who' in the printing industry fraternity. Delegates can learn about the latest developments — not only in the local and national regions but, more importantly, across the globe — from the best technology companies and solution providers, enabling you to find the exact product you need for your business. This print conference will raise and debate critical issues facing our industry.

NPES PRINT BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE 2017 is co-organized by the Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA), and supported by the All India Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP) and PRIMIR, the premier market research association of the graphic communications industry.

Innovations galore at Hunkeler Innovationdays

The curtains will raise on February 20, 2017 for the twelfth Hunkeler Innovationdays. This impressive four-day event will feature several global and European premieres and attract leading professionals from around the world to the Lucerne Fair exhibition center. Visitors will gain deep insight into the future of paper processing.

The twelfth edition of the Hunkeler Innovationdays is approaching fast, with the industry event taking place from February 20 to 23, 2017. Industry leaders will convene at the Messe Luzern exhibition center, where best-in-class manufacturers from the world of printing will come together in two halls over four days. Here, they will present high-performance technology for digital printing and finishing, integrated quality-control systems, workflow software, and finishing materials and consumables. Several exhibitors have already announced the unveiling of some global and European premieres at the event. Hunkeler AG will have a strong presence to provide visitors insight into the next generation of paper processing.

Whether book production, newspaper printing, brochure production, mailing production, security printing or transactional printing – Hunkeler Innovationdays has become a meeting point for industry professionals from publishers, printers, banks, insurance companies and mailing manufacturers. Hunkeler Innovationdays is unlike any other industry tradeshow: the venue is compact, solutions for every segment are demonstrated live with practical, real-world applications, and the entire event is presented in a clearly structured manner.

With each edition, the Hunkeler Innovationdays attracts more and more visitors. More than 5,700 visitors from 50 countries took part two years ago, with around 15 percent of these coming from abroad. Exhibitors to the 2017 event will also have more floor area to showcase solutions, due to an expanded space.

Planners have worked very hard to retain the unique quality of Hunkeler Innovationdays as a crossroads event marked by subject matter expertise, collegiality and the open exchange of ideas and information. There is a tight focus on paper processing and high-performance finishing in digital print operations. Company owners, managing directors, production managers and expert decision-makers travel to Lucerne with clear, business-critical questions. Hunkeler Innovationdays is the one place where expert teams from the world's leading industry manufacturers come together to provide clear answers.

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