PAMEX 2023 presents little but robust large-format technologies

Organised by the All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) in association with Print-Packaging.com, PAMEX 2023 as the much-anticipated show on printing and allied machineries was held from March 27-30 at Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Goregaon (E), Mumbai. The expo witnessed a prolific line of digital large-format machines and technologies. Here’s the glimpse!

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Participated by a strong line-up of more than 450 exhibitors, PAMEX 2023 witnessed an array of exhibitors showing the latest marvels in digital large-format technologies for signage and allied graphic applications.

Monotech Systems, widely acknowledged for its brand Pixeljet digital large-format systems, demonstrated its acclaimed Pixeljet miniRTR, a 6-ft UV LED roll-to-toll printer. “This affordable entry-level UV printer is designed to print high-quality graphics for signage and decor applications as it allows PSPs to expand their reach to new markets,” said Akash Kumar, Marketing & Communications, Monotech Systems Limited.

Likewise, Lisco Systems demonstrated its popular high-end Gongzheng H0906EI small UV flatbed printer, which is designed for customising graphics on various substrates. Yatinsinh Vaghela, Managing Director, Lisco Systems Private Limited, said they receive good response from the trade visitors at PAMEX 2023 to the flatbed UV printer on display.

Apsom Infotex was yet another exhibitor showcasing a line of versatile large-format machines such as Roland VersaSTUDIO BN-20, VersaEXPRESS RF-640, TrueVIS SG2-540, among others. Paramjeet Singh Gill, Senior Product Manager, Apsom Infotex Ltd, mentioned that the line of products they showcased signifies the value of offering complete printing solution to trade visitors.

With the demonstration of the entire range of digital presses, Canon India also presented its popular large-format range comprising the Conon imagePROGRAF GP-540, Canon imagePROGRAF TZ-5300, among others. Gurjit Singh Dhingra, Assistant Director – Marketing and Sales, Canon India, informed that they have sold a number of imagePROGRAF systems during the show.

Mehta Cad Cam, demonstrated a line of flatbed and laser engraving systems such as Erina 100G & Erina 150 laser engraving machines, Swift 1209 digital cutting system, among others. “We showcase our range of products which are designed for diverse applications, such as labels and many other graphic arts applications,” mentioned Diwakar Mishra, National Head – Marketing, Mehta Cad Cam Systems.

One of the key products at the Arrow Digital stand was the EFI Pro 16h, which is a hybrid inkjet platform for printing on flexible and rigid substrates up to 65 inch wide and 2 inch thick. “We have received a tremendous enquiry on this hybrid system from the trade visitors,” mentioned Sanjay Bindroo, Vice President – Sales, Arrow Digital Pvt Ltd.

Under the tagline ‘LetsTalkWorkflow’, Zund India showcased its range of new workflow solutions at the expo. On the showcase, Prasanna venkatesh, Managing Director, Zund India Pvt Ltd, said the range of Zund workflow solutions viz. ZCC (Zund Cut Center), ZDC (Zund Design Center), ZPC (Zund Precut Center) and ZCO (Zund Connect) are ideal for both packaging and signage applications.

Demonstrating a line of its commercial and digital large-format printers, EPSON showcased its flagship SureColor SC-S80670 & SureColor SC-S60670L eco-solvent signage printers, pulling huge crowd to its stand. “PAMEX is always a good show. We have sold three SC systems during the show,” informed Sudhir Kumar Dubey, Senior Executive, Business Development, EPSON India Pvt Ltd.

Silicon Infotech also pulled crowd during the expo as the company’s demonstration of MIMAKI UJF-6042MkII flatbed system and GCC Jaguar RX Series as new launch convinced the trade visitors. “The MIMAKI flatbed system we introduced at the expo features ‘white ink’ option for varnish applications,” said Krunal Jivani, Sales Director, Silicon Infotech.

According to the organisers, PAMEX 2023 has broken all previous records. The exhibition hosted live demos of at least 250 big machines and 700 small machines.