Grafica News - September 2017
SPAI presents Special Awards
14th September 2017
"Creative Artist Award"
Artem Nadirashvili, Russia, presents 'Creative Artist Award' to Suresh Babu.
Suresh Babu, AB Screens, Tirupur: Suresh Babu is very passionate graphic designer in garment printing industry for over 25 years. He turns his every imagination into a creative graphic design for t-shirts. His designs are most sought after and carry PREMIUM price.
Innovative Company Awards – 4 companies:
1) Spectrum Scan Pvt Ltd, Vasai for their 'Print Bazaar Concept'
2) Keetronics India Pvt Ltd, Pune, for their R&D and innovation in industrial printing.
3) Image Care Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad, for their creativity in UV special effects and 3D printing on acrylic 4) Tarun Print Tech Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, for introducing own garment brand for women.
Jacek Stencel, Poland, presents "Innovative Company Award" to Amit Shah, MD of Spectrum Scan
Spectrum Scan Pvt Ltd, Vasai: Have you ever heard of a 'Bazaar' for 'printed samples' meant for print buyers? Walk into Spectrum Scan's unique Bazaar concept in Vasai, near Mumbai. I was told that it is an 'experience lounge' spread over 2,500 sq/ft showcasing POP and POS items, perhaps very first in India! Spectrum Scan is one of India's leading company manufacturing POP/POS products for some of the best Fortune 500 Companies.
Jacek Stencel presents the Award to Rajesh Kulkarni, MD, Keetronics
Keetronics India Pvt Ltd, Pune: Keetronics is one of the research-based organisations that have had some exemplary works in the recent times. The company was established in 1994 by Rajesh Kulkarni. It a matter of pride for all of here that its illuminated keyboards are being used by pilots of the India's, first Light Combat Aircraft (LCA/Tejas), as well as students getting training on Naval stimulators.
Michel Caza presents the Award to Anuj & Ashish Desai, Image Care.
Image Care Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad: Image Care is a printing company who understands "branding" AND … It is a branding company who knows "the Printing" - graphic, industrial & textile printing. They demonstrate how a creative thinking entrepreneur thinks differently to explore the unexplored possibilities of screen printing technology which led to novel idea – the 3D on acrylic by screen printing process.
Michel Caza presents the Award to Bharat Shethia, Director, Tarun Print
Tarun Print Tech Pvt Ltd, Mumbai: Although a heat transfer and garment screen printing company, Tarun Group has successfully launched their own brand of garments in 2009. Their brand "ASTRON" is an extension of their innovative thinking. Under the ASTRON brand they produce Western Casual & Club Wear Tshirts, Tops, Tunics, Shirts for Women.
"Young Entrepreneur Award"
Jacek Stencel presents the Award to Saurabh Kapoor, flanked by Gaurav Kapoor, Director
Saurabh Kapoor, Founder & Managing Director of JSG Innotech Pvt Ltd, Delhi: He is a New Generation Entrepreneur. He started with taking over the family business in 1991 at a very young age. He is an Initiator and a visionary. He led the family business from being a 2 people/ USD 25000 per annum trading house, to a 400 people USD 10 million company which is engaged in Design, Development, Manufacturing and Distribution enterprise. JSG Innotech has built state of the art, start-to-end facility strategically located in Kundli, Haryana on National Highway. This fully equipped and integrated facility is spread over 2,40,000 Sq Ft of shop floor and workspaces.
Jacek Stencel presents the Award to Amit Narke
Amit Narke, Managing Director, Purecotz Eco Lifestyles: 'Umergam' a picturesque coastal town, 150 kms to the north of Mumbai, is a government declared Bio-Zone promoting eco-friendly businesses. One such business is none other than Purecotz Eco Lifestyles Pvt Ltd established (Incorporated in 2009) by Amit Narke who has been actively involved in the promotion of environmentally, socially and economically sound production of Organic Cotton Fibers. It’s but natural that all of their garments are made using pure cotton yarn, to be frankly organic cotton.
"Global Recognition Award"
Classic Stripes team receiving the Award from Jacek Stencel
Classic Stripes Pvt Ltd, Vasai: Classic Stripes (which is NOW KNOWN as Resync Auto Solutions), was founded in 1987 by Kishore Musale (with a handful of staff). Today, Classic Stripes is riding high by representing the Indian screen printing industry at many leading forums and awards. It is one of the largest manufacturers of automotive graphics in the world with a production capacity of over 15 million automotive graphic sets per annum.
"Yeoman Service Award"
Jacek Stencel presents the Award to Madhukumar Doshi
Madhukumar Doshi, Chairman – Kesarful Foundation, Mumbai: He was the Founder Secretary of SPAI, and President of SPAI (2003-2005) and he continues to be a Director in SPAI. During the SPAI-FESPA Award 2016 in Mumbai he felicitated the students of PVG’s College of Engg. & Technology, Pune, with an onetime Scholarship payment for their efforts in Printed Electronics project. He is always there to give advice and share his opinion for the betterment of the association and often comes forward to make generous contributions for the betterment of screen printing.
"Lifetime Achievement Awards"
Jacek Stencel presents the Award to Man Mohan
Man Mohan Kharbanda, Managing Director, Monochem Graphics Pvt Ltd, Delhi: Man Mohan (65 years) was born in 1953 at JALANDHAR. And his company Monochem Graphics was born in 1962 (55 years) – originally founded by his father. His company is recipient of more than 100 national & international awards. The company in 2000 had 3 factories with approx. 350 workmen. In 2017 they have 4 factories (in Delhi and Gurgaon) with 600 workmen. Their 2.4 lakh sq.ft (built up) factory houses latest state-of-the-art plants which rolls out an array of decals, graphics, advertising material, etc.
Michel Caza presents the Award to Manubhai Sheth
Manubhai Sheth, Founder, Scree Art and Graphics, Mumbai: Manubhai Sheth Screen Art and Graphics is a reputed name in the field of Heat Seal Transfers for nearly 54 years in India. Screen Art and Graphics is founded by Manubhai Sheth in 1963. In 1982 his company started supplying Screen Printed Transfers.
Notably, his forward thinking and vision led to adoption of offset printing technology to produce and supply Transfers. As the world was moving to eco friendly transfers and they quickly introduced PVC and Phthalate-free transfers. Now, Manubhai is more often seen involving in Ayurveda as his both my sons, Milan and Samir, have taken the company’s responsibilities to take it further on the path of progress.
Rishu Patrick, DMI, in appreciation of their active involvement in SPAI-FESPA Awards
Mustafa Kapadia felicitating Shailesh Yeole DMI, in appreciation of their active involvement in SPAI-FESPA Awards
Neha Mistry collecting the Award of Appreciation from Mustafa Kapadia (left) on behalf of Aashna Mistry who designed the new SPAI logo
Bhargav Mistry being felicitated by SPAI Board members for his all round involvement in SPAI-FESPA Awards