Vijay Kumar Chopra, CEO and editor-in-chief, Punjab Kesari; YS Komori, president, Komori; Dev Nair, president, AIFMP; Jiangoo Xu, president, PEIAC; Steve Metcalf, director, NPES; Kazutada Kobayashi, president and CEO, Canon India; Suresh Ramakrishnan, publisher, PrintWeek India; Satvinder Singh, general manager, NSIC; Rakesh Kumar, IEML; Akira Urakami, chairman, Ryobi Graphic Technology; Jimmy Juneanto, Indonesian Master Printers Association; John Choa, general secretary, Printing Industries Association of Philippines; KS Khurana, president, IPAMA and CP Paul, general secretary, IPAMA, all participated in the ceremonial lighting of the lamp and ribbon-cutting followed by the launch of the PrintPack 2015 Business Visitor’s Guide.
While addressing an expectant crowd of print dignitaries at inauguration, KS Khurana said, “IPAMA and PrintPack India since their inception have strived to work for the betterment of the Indian print and graphic art industry. And it gives me great pleasure to announce that PrintPack 2015 is 40% bigger than our last edition with over 400 exhibitors.”
“At IPAMA, we have always promoted quality control, R&D and felicitated foreign investments and joint ventures. Indian industry is evolving and the live demonstrations and products at the show are a testimony for it. Today, packaging and security printing are the buzzing segments with vast number of technology and machines coming in. I would like to extend an invitation to all our guests from overseas to ‘Make in India’ and IPAMA will do everything within its power to ensure a conducive business environment for them,” he concluded.
KS Khurana and CP Paul felicitated all chief guests with token of appreciation. Dev Nair, president, AIFMP congratulated IPAMA for organising a stellar show and gave a memento each to KS Khurana and CP Paul.