PAMEX 2024 to take forward the theme of ‘Convergence in Print’

Renewed focus on textile printing & soft signage in 2024 edition

The Indian printing industry has witnessed increasing cross-segment migration, especially after the pandemic.The changing dynamics of the industry were highlighted at PAMEX 2023, which also had dedicated an exclusive hall for labels and flexible packaging. The show received a huge shout out from the industry for presenting and promoting the theme of ‘Convergence in Print’.As a natural progression in the continuing story of convergence, PAMEX has extended its focus on Textile Printing and Soft Signage in the upcoming 2024 edition.

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Organised by All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) in association with Print-Packaging.Com Private Limited, the upcoming PAMEX 2024 will be held from February 6-9, 2024 in Halls 1,2 & 3 of Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Goregaon (E), Mumbai.

Textile Printing

Driven by the advancements in printing technologies and increasing disposable incomes with the consumer, the Indian textile printing market is growing at seven percentannual growth rate. While there is a growth in the use of range of technologies including screen and sublimation printing, the demand for digital printing technology, growing at 17 percent, is outstripping others as it allows for greater flexibility and efficiency in production.

The textile printing machinery segment at PAMEX 2024 will feature the manufacturers and providers of textile printing solutions including digital printing machines; sublimation printing, DTF & DTG/heat transfer machines; flatbed & rotary screen printing; fabric label printing machines; textile printing consumables including inks, chemicals and auxiliaries.

Soft Signage

The soft signage industry in India is valued at around INR 1750 cr and is growing at CAGR of 10 percent. The growth in the industry provides an attractive service opportunity for sign makers, signage print service provider (PSPs) that are looking for expansion of their offerings while the textile printers are seamlessly able to move into this new business.

However, in an interesting corollary, some of today’s sign & display service providers are also using their systems to expand into the fabric and garment printing as well as commercial or home décor applications. The commercial printers facing the challenges of growth in their segments find both the textile printing and soft signage printing easy for them to diversify into.

The products and solutions to be exhibited in the soft signage segment at PAMEX 2024 will include digital soft signage printers; digital & screen fabric and textile printers; heat transfer machines; printheads and software; solvent-based, eco-solvent-based, UV curable and latex inks; dyes, toners and cartridges; polyester-based &natural fibre textiles and blends & other PVC-free media.

More than 500 exhibitors

PAMEX 2024 edition of the premier printing exhibition will thus be covering the entire gamut of print including labels, cartons, flexible packaging, corrugation, textile printing and soft signage industry. The expo will host more than 500 exhibitors and will attract over 40,000 visitors from all over India and the neighbouring countries. For any further details, write to:

info@print-packaging.com or visit www.PAMEX.in