Angad Minhas: You need enthusiasm, reliability and the right mindset, to grow

In the Rapid Fire series, PrintWeek asks Angad Minhas questions about print and beyond

18 Dec 2020 | By PrintWeek Team

Angad Minhas, director, SJ Packaging, New Delhi

What is the trait you most deplore in our industry?
The reluctance to adapt to newer technologies.

What is the quality you seek when you hire?
Enthusiasm, reliability and the right mindset to grow.

When and which print job or project made you the happiest?
A project in 2015, in which we modified the client’s design from a five to seven-colour job.

Describe your day in one sentence...
Checking on my staff and assessing the progress of projects.

What is your most ‘wow’ moment?
The day we dispatched our first lot of boxes after post-press automation.

What is your favourite print joke?
When people ask us how long we have been in the packaging business, my father always responds by saying, “He was born in a box.”

What is the greatest strength of your printing firm?
We are a team of highly motivated and innovative individuals who believe in producing and delivering quality packages in time.

If you could change one thing about your printing plant, what would it be?
I would like to integrate my firm with an entirely automated Enterprise Resource Planning system.

If you were to die and come back as a printing press or software or ink, what would it be?
A Heidelberg press. I would love to get insights on what those brilliant minds are developing next

A technology or a thought process you think is a passé for 21st century press...
The rigid mindset towards investing in new technologies and up gradation.

What is your favourite Make in India print brand?
TechNova. I appreciate their ability to innovate and educate customers.

What do you most value in your customers?
Their desire to better every job. Theirrequirement changes and demands for innovation help us explore new possibilities.