Next Events’ commercial printing, package converting and digital
signage show, PrintFair 2018, was organised from March 9-12 at HITEX
in Hyderabad, with supports from Telangana Offset Printers Association
and Print-Packaging Com Pvt Ltd as co-organisers. Pulling crowd at
the show were some key exhibitors showing wide-format printers.
Print Fair 2018 was inaugurated by a host of industry stalwarts, namely, S Dayaker
Reddy, President, IPAMA; Rohan Victoria, President, Asia Packaging Federation,
AMSG Ashokan, President, AIFMP; Dharampal Rawat, Treasurer, IPAMA; C
Ravinder Reddy, President, TOPA; A Krishnan Reddy, General Secretary, TOPA; V Sambasiva
Rao, President, APROPA; Ravindra Babu, General Secretary, APROPA, among others.
Among the total of 250 exhibitors showing whole gamut of ultramodern printing machines,
technologies and materials at PrintFair ’18 and its co-located PackPlus South 2018 at
HITEX in Hyderabad, some key exhibitors showing wide-format printers pulled a good
crowd in Hall 3. The mention of some among them includes Canon, Arrow Digital, JN Arora
Group, Monotech Systems, and Venkataramana Graphics, showing wide varieties of products
comprising T-shirt printers, UV flatbed machines, wall graphic media and more.
In the league of exhibitors showing wide-format printers, Arrow Digital demonstrated EFi
VUTEk H1625 LED UV flatbed and SII ColorPainter M-64s. “Crowd we see here are
predominantly people looking for entry-level printers and they are quite novice to EFi VUTEk
H1625, but their keenness about the UV wide-format printer is exciting,” says Namit Singhal,
Senior Sales Manager, Arrow Digital Pvt Ltd.
Monotech Systems showed its PixelJet wide-format eco-solvent series and a gallery full
of applications produced on UV flatbed machines. Also showcased at the company’s stall
were Canon IPF 6410SE, Oce 345 and Easy Cut paper cutter. Venkataramana Graphics
demonstrated its V-Jet flatbed live, alongside a line of EPSON SureColor Series
(SCS30670 and P5000). BV Krishna Prasad, Managing Director, Venkataramana Graphics
Pvt Ltd, said the expo helps them to contact with some of the right crowd showing keen
interest in their products.
Some crowd that gathered at Canon’s stall was for catching the glimpses of how the company
PRO 520 wide-format printer worked. The printer demonstrated live printing of rock solid
large graphic prints. In addition, some exhibitors at the expo also demonstrated various other
machines and applications. JN Arora Group presented Siser heat press for garment printing,
and a group of exhibitors on the other side of the show floor demonstrated wide-format
printer inks, machine spare parts and other allied products.
Next edition of the expo, Print Fair 2019, will be held from April 10-13 at BIEC in Bengaluru.