TOPA Event Update December 2018

TOPA Event Update December 2018

General, Industry News
TOPA had a eventful beginning of Dec-2018 month with a group of events conducted in Hyderabad and Warangal. Click here for Press Coverage | Photo Gallery MSME funds distribution for PackPrint2017, Bangkok, Thailand. Honoured newly elected office bearers of AIFMP for year 2018-19. Honoured IPAMA President and Industry Leaders. Road Show on 14th PRINTPACK 2019 scheduled to held on Feb 1st to 6th at New Delhi. Presentation on Affinity Software organized by AIFMP Software Committee Chairman. TOPA has organized an event on 3rd December at Hyderabad to distribute MSME funds to members of TOPA, who had attended PackPrint 2017 exhibition at Bangkok, Thailand. 34 printing industry members has attended this exhibition which TOPA supported. TOPA distributed MSME funds to all 34 members in a glittering event. Chief Guests: Sri Raveendra…
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TOPA delegation to IGAS 2018, Tokyo, Japan

TOPA delegation to IGAS 2018, Tokyo, Japan

Exhibitions, Industry News
Press coverage for TOPA Delegation to International Graphic Arts Show 2018, Tokyo, Japan. Topa team of 54 members visited I GAS 2018 Exhibition which was held from 26-Jul to 31-Jul 2018. Mr. C. Ravinder Reddy, President TOPA, headed the delegation. TOPA team is appreciated and wished to continue good efforts to reach greater heights. This visit was widely covered in local media Andhra Prabha, Sakshi, Namasthe Telangana.
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TOPA AGM – Office Bearers Re-election

TOPA AGM – Office Bearers Re-election

General
The new team of office bearers was reelected unanimously by the General Body for another term of two years up to November 2019 with C. Ravinder Reddy as President and team leader. Click here to see New Executive Council. TOPA members congratulate the executive council on re-election.
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Pamex 2017 – TOPA view

Pamex 2017 – TOPA view

Exhibitions
TOPA has arranged a big stall at PAMEX 2017, Mumbai to promote PRINT FAIR 2018, from 9-12, March 2018 at HICC, Hitech City, Hyderabad. As TOPA is the Co-organizer of this prestigious event along with Next Events (P) LTD, we have taken full benefit of this stall for 4 days at Mumbai to invite many exhibitors to put up their stalls at Hyderabad Exhibition. TOPA is also organising an International Seminar in PRINT FAIR 2018 on 11 th March 2018 at Hotel Novotel, HICC, Hyderabad. Partnering with the prestigious NPES, USA. This Seminar is on “Power of Packaging” with reputed speakers from USA and India to benefit the Printing and Packaging Community attending this Seminar. Those, who are interested to attend this Seminar, are requested to go to Events and…
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Global Print Leadership Award to TOPA President

Global Print Leadership Award to TOPA President

Industry News
The president of Telangana Offset Printers Association (TOPA), C. Ravinder Reddy was presented with Global Print Leadership Award by Thayer Long, President of National Printing Equipment Suppliers Association at the Print 17 Global Exhibition in Chicago. Ravinder Reddy received this award in recognition of his service in promoting the printing industry in Telangana and also taking printers delegations to Global Print Exhibitions held in Germany, China, Isreal and US. Telangana government appreciated Mr. C. Ravinder Reddy for the good work and congratulated him. Mr. Etela Rajender, finance minister of Telangana State called on TOPA President. This news was widely covered in press. Click Press Coverage to see more details. Click here to browse Global Print Leadership Award News clippings and Photos.
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Inputs to Govt on Printing Industry Policy

Inputs to Govt on Printing Industry Policy

Achievements
Telangana Offset Printers Association came to know that the Government of Telangana is working on Industrial Policy to promote Industrialization in a big way. TOPA team worked on this opportunity and submitted a letter with Printing Industry related inputs to committee. Below are the list of recommendations: Landing and Building for Association Allotment of government land for Printing and Packaging industry Subsidy on capital investment, VAT and Power Change of power tariff category from Cat II to Cat III Establishment of Training center and sponsorship of training program for skilled and semi-skilled workers Above recommendations will aide printing industry to prosper. Telangana govt. has recognized the Printing industry as "Green Zone" in Industrial Policy.
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Need for a “Printing and Packaging City”

Need for a “Printing and Packaging City”

Industry News
Telangana Offset Printers Association requests the Government of Telangana to give the required impetus by liberally coming forward in creating a special "Printing and Packaging city" in a land exclusively earmarked for the presses located in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. To take the advantage of the potential of a big city like Hyderabad, printers from all the remaining thirty districts should be encouraged to establish presses thus giving a fillip to employment.
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General Status Of Printing Industry

General Status Of Printing Industry

General
From global perspective, printing industry in general has been the second largest industry after automobile industry. The Indian Print Industry has undergone a revolutionary change in the last 15 years. In 1990, India initiated a process of reforms aimed at shedding protectionism and embracing liberalization of the economy. Privatization was initiated with the aim of integrating the [[Indian economy]] with the world economy. This change opened the doors for the Indian Print Industry to modernize, by investing in the latest of technology and machinery. The average compound annual growth rate has been higher than 12% over the last 15 years. Our packaging industry is currently growing at a rate of more than 16% a year. Prior to 1990, most printers found it easy to invest in East German and Czechoslovakian machines. Post 1990, the trend has been to acquire the latest and the…
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Welcome TOPA

General
Thanks to formation of the new state of Telangana, the offset printers in the ten districts have come under one umbrella and formed the Telangana Offset Printers Association (TOPA). Hyderabad and Secunderabad share the highest density of printing industry while small to medium presses are scattered few and far in the remaining nine districts. In pre bifurcation scenario, the next biggest printing industry segment used to be in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. By virtue of Hyderabad being the capital, hundreds of crores of rupees were invested in establishing reputed presses catering to printing and packaging sectors. While most of the reputed press owners originally hail from places other than Telangana, the fact remains that having settled here they very much belong to Telangana. It is with this philosophy that the TOPA…
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