15th Printpack India Visitors’ footfall overpowers the heat waves and Corona predictions, counting to 1,03,412, from 52 countries.
The recently concluded Printpack India 2022 marked it success with a whooping footfall of over 1 lakh visitors (1,03,412 to be exact), braving the May heat of North Indian region which seethes at around 45o C during these times. Not only the booked area of 60,340 sqms surpassed that of the previous edition of the exhibition, but it also saw an even rush of visitors through all its five days. “In spite of many obstructions in the execution of the project and postponement on two different occasions due to Covid-19 and lockdowns in the country, we have been able to book total area of 60,340 Sqms for this edition which was more than the area sold out during the previous edition,” says Rakesh Sodhi, President IPAMA, the organizers of Printpack India. “The overwhelming support received from the exhibitors has given us strength to take up even more challenging jobs in future. Thanks a lot, to the Industry Colleagues, Exhibitors, Visitors, Staff and the Venue for the grand success of 15th Printpack India,” gladly adds Rakesh Sodhi.
The Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) organized the 15th Printpack India Exhibition at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida from 26-30 May 2022 with visitors coming from from about 52 countries. And all this happened despite limited invitation had been sent to the overseas market due to covid restrictions and perceptions of the countries. It is believed that Exhibitors had crossed finalizing business deals worth Rs.2,000 Cr till the start of the fifth day of the exhibition. The Business Visitors and the Exhibitors took advantage of online fixation of meetings with business delegates who reached the platform from 52 different countries. The Exhibition has been given wide coverage by the print and electronic media.
487 companies participated with their latest technology-based machines and other related products. The profile of the Exhibition included Printing, Packaging & Flexible Packaging, Corrugation, Label Printing, Screen & Textile Printing, Signage & LED, Paper & Non-Woven, Pre-Press, Digital, Post-Press, Converting, Services & Software, Consumables & Spares and Allied Machines and more.
Latest gizmos displayed by the exhibitors in the exhibition include: Erina CCD Label Cutting Machine, Double Servo Auto Stitcher, Flatbed Cutting Plotter, Twin servo flexographic film & label printing machine, Haptic Technology, High speed & accuracy flute laminator machine, Economical UV technology, Neon Master stitch, Reel to reel bot heat transfer machine, Laser marking machine, High speed UV curable & Coating Machine, Shell/Tray forming machine, Bookcase rounding machine, automatic paper bag machine, 24 fold and 3 knife TT Machine, screen printing textile inks and many more….
“IPAMA appreciates the efforts of the machine manufacturers, whose products will be evaluated by a Technical Committee constituted by the Association. On the basis of the recommendations of the Committee, appreciation letters and awards will be bestowed to the deserving Exhibitors,” adds Rakesh Sodhi.
During the Exhibition, Conferences, Seminars, B2B Meets and other related programmes were organised by different Associations and Institutions.
In every Printpack India, IPAMA bestows lifetime achievement award to honour the outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions in the field of Printing and Packaging Industry over their lifetimes. Lifetime achievement awards were presented to the following industrial stalwarts during the inauguration of 15th Printpack India:
- Dutta Deshpande of Pratham Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
- S.S. Maan of Maan Machine Tools
- Shanti Pal Ahuja of Multitech
- K.G. Suresh of Autoprint Machinery Manufacturers (P) Ltd
- Ramendra Singh of Sond Engineering
Besides above, IPAMA has also recognized top six companies, area wise, during Inauguration.
- NBG Printographics Machinery Co. Pvt. Ltd.
- Imaging Systems
- The Printers House Pvt. Ltd.
- Sodhisons Mechanical Works
- VIG Graphics Pvt. Ltd.
- Technova Imaging Systems (P) Ltd.
The IPAMA GC Members expressed their gratitude to the audience for their kind presence.