In 2004, SPAI was nominated as the associate member of FESPA. SPAI, in association with FESPA,has conducted three FESPA India exhibitions from 2005 to 2009 and FESPA Digital India in 2009. In addition, SPAI has conducted 16 cross country table top exhibitions across the country in the last year.
Huned Rangwala, president, SPAI, said, “In the last 37 years, SPAI has put in efforts to promote awareness of screen printing in India. The association with FESPA since 2004 has helped SPAI, in these efforts to further the exposure and knowledge of the Indian Printing Industry in this continent.”
“The decision of FESPA board members and the national members at this juncture, to elect SPAI as FESPA’s full member has brought in more zeal in SPAI, to taking up higher responsibilities, to achieve FESPA’s slogan ‘United We Print’,” he added.
According to Rangwala, SPAI and FESPA will now work closely to bring in activities such as e-learning, populating all their Indian members on the FESPA-Google map and many more other activities, to keep the screen and wide format printers and manufacturers engaged, for the promotion & growth of the industry.