Picture Gallery: Print Summits Big Moments
What started as a small celebration of BMPA’s golden jubilee in 2005 has grown to woo 900 print pundits in 2016. In the last ten years, the BMPA’s flagship Print Summit has created a reputation of balancing leadership lessons and tech tutorials and keynotes from the biggest industry names and insights from technology disruptors.
At the 2016 edition of the show, one theme that resonated across the sessions was to move swiftly from family-managed business to a professionally
18 Feb 2016 | By PrintWeek India
The tenth edition of BMPA's flagship Print Summit was held on 29 January 2016 at the NCPA Tata Theatre
In his keynote address, Marico's chairman and managing director, Harsh Mariwala took the 900 audiences of Print Summit down the Parachute and Saffola memory lane
Mariwala: “In a family business, there is a thin line between management and ownership of the business. And for a growing organisation, the question of why and when to integrate professionals in the organisation is always looming over”
Mariwala's success mantra: Start to delegate and trust. Move on swiftly to a newer role. The more you grow the less time you spend in the day-to-day operations
Crystal gazing: EFI's Sam Gulve spoke about six key trends he expects to explore at Drupa 2016
Gulve: "The rapidly changing consumer behaviour coupled with disruptive technologies – the internet of things, big data, nanotechnologies, advanced electronics and cloud – will influence the way products are manufactured for the printing industry"
Prof VK Murti of SP Jain Institute of Management Studies advised the audience to look at their business as a garden and not as one flower. If you look at it as a garden, then you will have something reap in every season
According to Murti, every family business needs to be reviewed from four different lenses: revenue formula – the product portfolio; profit formula – assets, cost structures, margins; resources; and the processes involved
Karin Mayer, vice president, business line management for ink and dry toner solutions, Oce Printing Systems made a pitch for inkjet adoption within the offset fold, citing the examples of its two inkjet presses, the Varioprint i300 and Imagestream
Citing digital prints volume growth between 2010 and 2015, Mayer said, “The Indian print market has shown a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5%. And in comparison, the CAGR between 2015-2020 is expected to grow to 3.8%”
Puneet Datta, director – professional printing products group, Cannon India stressed on the investment in future technologies
Puneet Datta said, “Research has found that offset revenue will decline by 2020, but China and India defy this trend. But India is slowly and steadily conforming with this trend"
In the last decade, Komori has notched 211 installations across India. Sangam Khanna of Insight highlighted the Komori GL40 and GLX 40 machine for the packaging industry
Komori along with Landa will reveal its much awaited Landa S10 B1 press at Drupa 2016
Khanna said, "All the Komori machines are equipped with KHSAI technology, which is adapted from the high standard technology used in currency printing."
30 MAD Minutes: Mehul Desai of MOS focused on how to adapt to the changing environment, technology and customer needs
Desai: “The glorious past is simply just the glorious past. Do not revel in it. Do not assign it any more importance than that.”
Desai: “Today everyone is an entrepreneur and raising fund has become a cake walk. Moreover, there are government initiatives that back these entrepreneurs.”
The two Mumbai print associations celebrated the 'power of one' as the two presidents signed a memorandum of understanding thereby formalising a long-term alliance
During the Print Summit, the two associations launched the first issue of their joint magazine, Mumbai Impressions. The duo will jointly commence several projects for the fraternity starting with the joint Drupa Tour
Dhote said, "The MMS and BMPA team have put in several hours of brain-storming sessions in pinning our thoughts together in how we both can collaborate in future"
Justice S C Dharamadhikari, said, "We fear law because there is a lack of understanding of the law because we don’t know the law. Will you expose yourself to something which is risky? The law comes into play only when you do something which is not fair to others. Hence, there is no need to fear the law"
Swami Sukhabodhananda spoke on the subject of 'Mind over Matter'
Iqbal Kherodawala, CEO and chief mentor of Printline Reproductions presented the ITK Show
Kherodawala made the audience travel through time into the Mahabharata, and deploying Sanskrit shlokas and examples from the great epic, he highlighted the virtues of planning, leadership, management strength and strategic wisdom
Kherodawala: "Don’t be a Bhishma: The organisation has to function without you, you simply cannot do everything"
The main brains of the tenth BMPA Print Summit 2016