More than 75 delegates attend seminar orgnaised by Bobst in Indore

Bobst in association with Indore Master Printers Association (IMPA) organised a knowledge sharing seminar on 29 July in Indore. The event saw more than 75 owners of packaging converting firms in attendance.

31 Jul 2017 | By Priya Raju

Speaking at the event, Puneet Aggarwal of Bobst India highlighted the various features of Bobst machines, which results in higher productivity, longer machine life and the ability to produce consistent quality products. "Today, demands of the brand owners and customers are ever increasing. Bobst as a supplier can effectively provide with a solution," said Aggarwal.
Stressing on the need for automation of converting operations, he said, "In India, paper cost contributes to more than 55% of the total cost in a job. Hence, wastage plays a crucial role. A 2% savings in wastage can result in substantial increase in the profit margin."
Sachin Patil (l) and Puneet Aggarwal of Bobst 

Sachin Patil of Bobst spoke on how investing in a Bobst can be a financially viable option. He presented the comparison of investment between Bobst machines with handplaten machines. Citing examples, he said, "The initial investment for a Bobst machine can be high compared to a handplaten. But when one considers the labour cost, resale value, the productivity along with being consistent Bobst's machines can provide you with all this competitive edge in the market."

He added, "The return on investment in a Bobst folder-gluer Ambition can be ensured in three years if one considers all the factors and costs involved."

The seminar ended with Patil sharing the current market trends in packaging. "The per capita consumption of paper and paper board in India is still nine kilogram as compared to its Asian counterpart which is 17 kg. Hence, there is an immense potential for growth," he said.
"With the GST roll out Indore city has a locational advantage. This coupled with investment by MNC's can be a boon for packaging converters in the city," concluded Patil.