Experts across printing technologies to converge at IndusPRINT 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
After a series of comprehensive events on Digital Textile Printing and establishing the “Inkjet India” flagship conference brand worldwide, Inkjet Forum India has developed a knowledge transfer platform for the currently fast evolving industrial printing segment – IndusPRINT 2014 South Asia. IndusPRINT South Asia 2014 is the first conference in Asia, which is specifically focused towards industrial inkjet and printing technology. This conference will examine the emerging applications for inkjet and print such as product decoration, labelling, packaging, functional deposition, 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Speakers from the areas of Digital, Screen, Functional & 3D printing will share their knowledge on the current technology and market trends creating a compressive knowledge transfer and networking platform.
Some of the expert speakers to enlighten the delegates at IndusPRINT 2014 will comprise of Mr. Bharghav Mistry - a firm believer in screen-printing technology who will speak on "Innovations in Industrial Screen Printing". Mr. Mistry is the Managing Director of Grafica Flextronica and the Director of DMI (Dhirubhai Mistry Institute for Print Education Research and Training). Mr. Mistry brought the Screen Printing industry in India to a higher level and gave a new and prestigious look to the screen printing industry in India. He also developed new opportunities for screen printers in print finishing and special effects.
Mr. Stewart Partridge will provide a valuable insight into industrial printing with his experience ranging from screen printing to cutting edge industrial inkjet printing. Mr. Partridge has spoken at more than 150 conferences worldwide, written more than 120 articles and 25 reports on the development and evolution of digital printing, and provided services to most leading brands of digital printing equipment, inks and hardware. Mr. Frazer Chesterman with his experience at FESPA, FM Brooks and in understanding the trends of printing across segments will speak on the market trends of Industrial Printing in Europe. Dr Ashok Sridhar, Innovator, Holst Centre will highlight various applications of Functional Printing. He holds a PhD with expertise in printed and flexible electronics, 3D printing technologies, mechanical and surface characterization techniques for thin films.
Ms. Debbie Thorp, Director, Global Inkjet Systems Ltd (GIS) will bring in her 2 decades of digital printing experience to IndusPRINT 2014. In the late 1990’s Ms. Thorp was Head of Group Marketing at Xaar plc and then moved on to be Director of Business Development at AIP Ltd, a liquid toner technology JV between RLA and TTP. Before joining GIS, she was VP EMEA Operations at iTi - an inkjet integrator and materials deposition device manufacturer. Earlier in her career, she worked for over 10 years in senior positions at specialist digital printing consultancy companies such as BIS Strategic Decisions, IT Strategies and CAP Ventures.
IndusPRINT 2014 will provide delegates with a platform to network with industry experts, to discover pioneering printing technologies, to stay updated on the latest technology developments and to adopt them successfully in their manufacturing processes to boost business opportunities. Leading technology providers from the decorative and functional printing sector will showcase innovative technology and manufacturing techniques to enhance the production process and lend it flexibility.