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Web Printing – Together We Grow – 13 February 2015Web offset seminar at Printpack India 2015Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) has joined hands with Vibes Academy, Chennai to organize one-of-its-kind seminar and symposium titled ‘Web Printing – Together We Grow!’ involving printers, manufacturers and suppliers during 12th edition of Printpack India 2015 to be held in Greater Noida, India from 11 to 15 February 2015. Vibes Academy is a leading training organization specialized for publishing and printing industry based in Chennai, functions as a training and services school for printing enthusiasts in India.
KS Khurana, IPAMA president, at the interactive session on 17 December 2014. Photo PSAThe day-long seminar to be held on 13 February 2015 is aimed at bringing all important entities of the web printing industry at a common platform and initiate the much-awaited discussion based on growth and need for unending alliance between concerned parties for self reliance. Printpack India is a platform where you decide about your future and expansion plan and also choose the value-added machines for upgrading your existing units,” says KS Khurana, IPAMA president.

On 17 December 2014, IPAMA and Vibes organized an interactive session, attended by print and packaging fraternities, where a detailed insight to the seminar and symposium to be held during Printpack 2015 was shared. The highlight of the symposium is ‘Make in India and Made in India.’ The advantages of using Indian machines in web printing along with using the accessories for the web machine will be discussed in the symposium. The panelists to take part in the symposium are Lal Jayawardene, director, Wijeya Publications, Sri Lanka; Vinod Kumar, CEO, Manipal Media Networks; KR Chandrahas, executive director – Technical Pressline India; and Sunil Mehta, GM technical, Mitsubhishi Electric India. The symposium will be moderated by K Nandakumar, founder – Vibes Academy and former VP Technical of The New Indian Express Group, Chennai, India.

In the seminar on web printing, industry evangelist V Siva Raja, AVP – supply chain and operations – Hindustan Times; Sanat Hazra, technical director – Times of India; Pradeep A Unny, AVP – production and commercial, Amar Ujala Publications; and Vijaya Kumar Pandya, CEO, QI Press Controls India will discuss some pressing issues and trends of the newspaper industry.