Author: Jasvinder Singh

Air India Express unveiled a new tail art developed at the Kochi Muziris Biennale and installed on one of it’s aircraft by the Minister of Public Works and Tourism, Kerala, Mr. P. A. Mohamed Riyas along with Mr. Aloke Singh, CEO of Air India Express and President of Air Asia India, and Mr. Bose Krishnamachari, President of Kochi Biennale Foundation. The 25-feet-long tail art is an adaptation of an original acrylic painting by artist Ms.Smitha G.S. The painting depicts a parallel timeline through the planes of memory, recreating colourful landscapes filled with chameleons, grasshoppers, micro-organisms and aquatic creatures. The metaphysical…

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Company launches energy efficiency campaign for print shops; brings more sustainability in the printing process. Back in 1997, the Kyoto Protocol stipulated that, by 2020, industrial processes should be at least 20 percent more efficient than they were in 1990. Today, due to the general trend for more sustainability across the whole of society, ambitious climate protection targets, and the present energy crisis, there is growing pressure on the print media industry to make the entire production process even more energy-efficient – and to do so quickly. Heidelberg has therefore launched a campaign for print shops featuring information, advice, and…

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eProductivity Software, which had become an Independent Company After Being Acquired by Symphony Technology Group (STG) From Electronics for Imaging (EFI) presented it’s wares under the theme of ‘Empower, Evolve, Excite’ at the Connect 2023, the yearly flagship event of EFI at Las Vegas (USA). The event, which returned back to it’s usual physical show (post covid) saw commercial, packaging, label and wide format printers come together. Connect 2023 has a huge agenda comprising of keynotes and sector specific streams, along with several different user group sessions. The streams include commercial, publication, corrugation, packaging, Web2Print, Management Information Systems and more.…

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Mr.P.R.Srinivas, a one of his kind personality who lead Speed-O-Graphics India to it’s heights, is no more. His  brand of “Printorama” sheet fed offset machines has a place of it’s own in our country. The gentleman peacefully passed away yesterday night. Cremation is being done today in Bengaluru. Mr.Srinivas was a Past President (First President from southern part of India) of IPAMA and was decorated with the Lifetime Achievement awards in the year 2019. Sharing his grief Mr.Rakesh Sodhi, President IPAMA said that it is indeed very heart wrenching to know of the demise of our respected Mr.P.R.Srinivas who was not…

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All4Labels reinforces its commitment towards sustainability with GEW LED curing technology. All4Labels Global Packaging Group has announced its momentous LED upgrade program. Phase 1 will see more than 60 presses upgraded at 12 sites across many countries, as part of the Group’s drive for sustainability. All4Labels Global Packaging Group, one of the world’s leading label and packaging companies and pioneer in digital and sustainable printing solutions, upgrades its production machines with the latest LED curing technology from GEW to decarbonize its operations as a leading world class sustainable packaging company. All4Labels sustainability commitments At All4Labels the commitment towards sustainability has…

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Pre-Budget Quote – Mr. Pankaj Poddar, Group CEO, Cosmo First Ltd. The Indian packaging industry is one of the fastest growing sectors, increasing at a CAGR of ~25% and anticipated to reach $200m by 2025. Such fast growth is made possible due to rising population, increasing income levels, and changing lifestyles. To position India as the global sourcing hub for plastic and increase industrialization; government should lower the imports on polymer (especially that polymer production is in short domestically), increase the custom duty on various finished plastic products including polymer films made from Polypropylene or Polyester, increase benefits under the…

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Gulf Print & Pack is back on the biennial calendar for the first time since the pandemic. Gulf Print & Pack, the MENA region’s leading exhibition for the commercial and package printing industries, will take place at the World Trade Center in Dubai on 9-11 January 2024. Barry Killengrey, Gulf Print & Pack event director, commented: “We’re delighted to be back on the biennial calendar for the first time since the pandemic. During this time, the print and package printing industry has evolved immensely, with exciting new trends such as digital embellishment emerging, and this has intensified the appetite to…

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In 2023, brands and suppliers will need to become more agile to remain competitive and thrive in the face of new market challenges. Packaging professionals will need to perpetuate and expand the personal relationship between their brands and consumers. They will need to embrace opportunities for advancing sustainability, maximizing the use of technology, streamlining supply chain operations, incorporating trending packaging design practices, and creating efficiencies. Packaging design, consumer preferences, and technology trends are all interconnected to create the marketplace of the future. Consumer behavior influences how brands operate, and technology fosters connection among brands, suppliers, consumers, and their environments. The…

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Ramani Vishwanathan – RIP our beloved friend! A gentle soul from our industry passes away in his sleep. We at PRESSIdeas were in touch with him during his Kodak days. An ireparable loss for the industry and for people near and dear to him. We pray to the almighty, to give strength to the family to carry on. A few friends from our industry shared their grief – Bhalchandra Nikumb, Print Solutions Sales Director – Kodak India Yesterday afternoon got the shocking news of Ramani’s sad demise & it disturbed me immensely. The gentle soul worked with Kodak for more…

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Monotech Systems installs RICOH PROC5310S at Tirupur’s gift specialist Reign Green. Reign Green at Tirupur in Tamil Nadu is a gift specialist, known for offering gifts of all kinds, especially wedding return gifts. In a bid to expand its production facility and power of printing, the company has recently installed a RICOH Pro C5310S digital press from Monotech Systems. The newly adopted press helps Reign Green in gaining ground in printing brilliant graphics for gifts and cards. Despite being a young player in the commercial printing market of Tamil Nadu, Reign Green has achieved fame and fortune in the gift…

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