The first promotional event of Pamex 2023 – a premier printing and allied industry exhibition to be held in Mumbai – started off in Guwahati with an interactive technical conference on 27 November 2022.
Pamex was organized by the All India Federation of Master Printers, All Assam Press Owners’ Association, North East Print Tech, and Print-Packaging.com. The Conference was held parallel with the North East Print Tech Exhibition (NEPT) at Maniram Diwan Trade Centre, Guwahati.
The conference was inaugurated by Raveendra Joshi, president of AIFMP, Raghabendra N Dutta Baruah, general secretary of AIFMP & director of Seven Star Publications, Pranab Talukdar, president of North East Print Tech, Dibyajyoti Kalita, president of the All Assam Press Owners Association, and Anil Arora, president of Print-Packaging.com.
Pamex, where more than 170 delegates were present, aimed at discussing the benefits of applying ‘convergence’ in print. The panel discussion, held on the subject of ‘Emerging Trends- The Way Forward’, saw an in-depth discussion on what convergence means for them and how they went about leading it from the front.
The session was moderated by Raghabendra N. Dutta Baruah. The panelists included Mannu Choudhary of CDC Printers Kolkata, Jumi Deka Choudhary of Rumi Jumi Enterprises Guwahati, Raj Kamal Gohain of Innovia Packaging Solutions Guwahati, and Alok Hazarika of Konica Minolta, Kolkata.
The panel discussion was followed by a presentation from Aloke Hazarika on the ‘Future of Digital Printing’. Hazarika spoke about the adoption and extensive application of digital printing and shared his thoughts on practical steps toward growth and profitability.
Samarendra Dash Deputy General manager, Regional Sales – Digital & Offset Printing System, TechNova Imaging System, spoke on ‘The Next Opportunities In Print.’ Talking about enhancing offset and integrating digital, he presented 3D technology as something to look forward to.
Other presentations included those by Vikas Verma of Digital Products & Solutions, Monotech Systems Limited, and Surendra Dhote, Managing director, Bharat Lithographing.
The next stop of this six-city road show is Ahmedabad on 9 December, followed by Pune on 23 December, and then Haridwar, Indore, and Bangalore. Pamex will be held in Mumbai from 27 to 30 March 2023.