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Articles of daily use sent for migrants in J&K

Vijay Kumar Chopra, CMD and chief editor, Punjab Kesari Group along with Anokh Chand Dhingra, Lal Devi Dhingra, Vijay Dhingra, Savitri Dhingra, Ashok, Mamta, Sangeeta, Tirath Ram Sandhu, Satnam Bitta, Sunil Kohli, Jang Bahadur Kohli, Raj Kumar Mahin, Shiv Verma, Pankaj Takkar, Sukhbir Walia, Sandeep Duggal and Lion JB Singh Chaudhary is flagging off the 276th truck carrying articles of daily use to the migrants of border village Sohanjana of Jammu district in J&K.

manroland India strengthens commitment to sheetfed print industry

-appoints VT Vedanayagam as manager–business development in south India

AAiming to further enhance their presence in the competitive and exciting sheetfed market in south India, manroland India has recently appointed VT Vedanayagam as manager–business development for the sheetfed division in the south wherein he will be based out of manroland India’s branch office in Chennai. He joins manroland after a successful sales career spanning over 17 years across different graphic arts companies.

“manroland India has had a very positive start to the year with the addition of several new illustrious clients to our portfolio. We are committed to enhance our presence in the region and the appointment of Vedanayagam reinforces our confidence in the fast growing and competitive sheetfed market in the South,” commented RP Nargis, managing director, manroland India.

Vedanayagam holds a diploma in printing technology from the Salestian Institute of Graphic Arts, Chennai and has been associated with the print industry in south India ever since. During his sales career, he has successfully established a strong marketing and sales network across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala for sheetfed presses.

Speaking on his appointment, Vedanayagam said, “I am excited about my new role at manroland India. I will concentrate on establishing a strong sales set up for manroland India in south India and contribute successfully to the expansion of the manroland brand in the region. We look forward to offering our clients not just a press but complete printing solutions in the form of CMYK Plus.”

DMI awarded at FESPA 2010 for the third time

Bhargav Mistry, director of DMI and member of ASPT making presentation on ‘The Future of Screen Printing Goes Thru Innovation’ along with Michel Caza, past president FESPA and ASPT. Bhargav is the first person from India who made a presentation during the seminar, enumerating on the developments taking place in India, how DMI was contributing to the Indian screen printing. By winning silver award at the recently concluded FESPA Competition in Munich under Youth category, ‘Dhirubhai Mistry Institute for Print Education, Research & Training’ (DMI) has once again made Indian screen printing industry proud. DMI’s job was printed on laminated silver foil with fourteen special effects having micro embossing including the image printed with CMYK process colour inks. This is third consecutive award for DMI in FESPA shows.

DPA organises open house

Delhi Printers Association (DPA) organised an open house on the topic of ongoing, ‘ever increasing competition within the printing industry thereby reducing the rates substantially’. The event, organized for printers of West Delhi, in Printers Bhawan, Naraina, was well attended by member printers. An interactive open house did make a full justification to its planning. “Ignoring the input costs like of labour and consumables, printers are not all caring,” mentioned Rakesh Bagai of Rakesh Press.

As per Vijay Batra, printers are eating their own capital. “We lose out even to check our own purchase invoices and go on grabbing jobs somehow at any cost,” mentioned Maj Dhawan. Arun Berry, president and Badri Kumar Singh, honorary general secretary of DPA made the opening and concluding statements saying that it is a time for self-assessment and taking out necessary steps in keeping our profitability structure on priority.

Flying kites with waste printed sheets

Season’s play: flying kites is at peak these days; the pleasure of it may reach to the peak when you will come to know that it is now being made out of press waste asheets.

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