Having made its debut in 1994, Screen Print India exhibition, held bi-annually in Mumbai, has grown wider in scope covering not just screen printing but textile printing and digital printing.
Standing as a credible trade platform for the Screen Printing Industry for over two decades, Screen Print India 2018 (SPI 2018) is back for its 14th edition with new innovations, developments and business prospects and will take place from 20-22 April, 2018 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
In a continued show of support, (Asia Pacific Screen Printing & Graphics Association) ASGA, has come forward to extend its backing to SPI 2018 for the third consecutive edition and will be hosting the ASGA Board Meeting in Mumbai, following Screen Print India 2018 fair. With SPI 2018 - ASGA India 2018 show becoming a convergence point for country and association delegations from across Asia as they gather for this unique event, the international factor in the forthcoming exhibition has become even stronger.
Known to largely support exhibitions only in China, this is the third time that ASGA has joined hands with Screen Print India. Shen Chunyan, Chairwoman, ASGA, shared, “After the success of Screen Print India 2016/ ASGA India 2016, we now look forward to the next edition in 2018. ASGA is dedicated to build cooperation and promote industry growth in Asian countries.”
Anil Brahmbhatt, President, SGAI (Screenprinting & Graphics Association of India) says “As the national screen printing association of India, SGAI has always supported the Screen Print India and we continue to extend our support to this prime trade fair with its new ownership and management under Messe Frankfurt India. It has been an honour and a privilege for SGAI to host the ASGA Board meeting in India twice during the Screen Print India exhibition in 2012 and 2016 and we look forward to hosting them again in year 2018. ASGA delegations have always had a significant presence at the Screen Print India and we are excited and confident about the upcoming edition.”
In a recent development, Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fair Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of one of the world’s leading trade show organisers, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, acquired the rights of Screen Print India earlier this year. Having made its debut in 1994, Screen Print India exhibition is held bi-annually in Mumbai since its inception and has grown wider in scope covering not just screen printing but textile printing and digital printing. Previously owned and managed by Aditya Expositions Pvt Ltd, the acquisition not only reinforces its position as a formidable player in the print sector but also broadens its scope in the textile technologies portfolio. The event will be part of the company’s Texpertise Network which is a combination of the world’s most important textile trade fair that highlight innovations and show what is driving the global textile industry.
Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd said: “We are proud to have found support in AGSA, one of the most trusted industry associations for this sector, as the show gears up to make its debut under the Messe Frankfurt umbrella. The continued cooperation underlines the credibility of the platform and has strengthened our resolve to provide a high-level business & networking arena for the sector’s players while enhancing its internationality.”
As a platform dedicated for the screen printing industry since over two decades, Screen Print India focuses on new innovations and application areas in this technology-driven product segment. The latest edition in Mumbai 2016 featured 90 exhibitors covering 1,963 sqm of net exhibition space and drawing around 7,000 professional visitors. While the fair will continue to maintain a strong focus on screen printing machines, textile/garment printing materials, sublimation printing, digital and conventional printing presses, digital textile printers, wide format digital machinery, consumables and inks among others, the organisers aim to expand the exhibit segments to cover embroidery, garment and apparel printing in the coming years.