The national apex body representing pan India Printing, Packaging & Graphics Industry IPAMA (Indian Printing Packing & Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association) has given a call to the printing and graphics fraternity in Odisha to be a part of multibillion trade expo “Print Pack India 2015” with an eye to showcase a true “make in India” impetus to the global markets. The trade expo is scheduled to be held from 11th February 2015 to 15th February 2015 at Greater Noida.
While addressing a Press Meet on Friday in Bhubaneswar, Mr JS Kalsi, Treasurer, IPAMA said, “The Indian Printing and Packing Industry which happens to be one of the largest, among worldwide printing sector can play a significant role in achieving the “Make in India” vision of our Prime Minister. The 16000 million USD printing and packing industry of India which is primarily dominated by SME and MSME sector is all set to take off to another pedestal, and, the first step in this direction is its flagship event Print Pack India 2015 which will be a blue print of Make In India.”
Commenting on the growing footprint of printing sector in Eastern India belt, Mr JS Kalsi told Eastern India is emerging as the fastest growing printing hubs and this growth can be attributed to the availability of latest and reliable printing technologies available at the doorsteps.
“The Indian Printing and packaging sector has been rated as the world’s second largest industry growing at a rate of 10-15% annually. Once the entire industry convergence under a single roof at the much needed platform like Print Pack India, the industry can achieve not only higher growth rate by opening up new markets and avenues for domestic manufactures but it will also help in achieving Make In India Vision”, said Mr Kalsi.
Printpack India 2015 in true sense will demonstrate the potential of Indian manufacturers, their innovations, designs, and products to the Global Markets and protecting the interest of domestic SME players of the industry and provide them a level platform.