Xiaomi launches three new smartphone manufacturing units in India; to employ 10,000 people

Xiaomi launches three new smartphone manufacturing units in India; to employ 10,000 people

09 April 2018, New Delhi : Chinese handset maker Xiaomi today said it has set up three new smartphone manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, along with a facility for printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing in India. While the company didnt disclose investment details, it said the move will double its manufacturing capacity in India. “We had two ...

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Printed Interior Decoration conference reveals first programme details

Printed Interior Decoration conference reveals first programme details

18 presentations on the technical track and 10 more on the creative track provide for an intense learning and networking agenda during the 2nd edition of the Printed Interior Decoration (PID) conference which takes place on 5-6 June 2018 at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel in Düsseldorf. Participants will witness the latest printing technologies for home textiles, wallpapers, laminated floorings, ...

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Govt targets for US$ 300 bn textile and apparels export by 2024-25 with 20% global share

Govt targets for US$ 300 bn textile and apparels export by 2024-25 with 20% global share

With a 12% CAGR in domestic sales, the Indian textile industry is expected reach a production level of US$ 350 billion by 2024-25 from the current level of about US$ 100 billion for the domestic market, according an Action Plan/Strategy Report prepared by the Ministry of Textile. With a 20% CAGR in exports, India would be exporting about US$ 300 ...

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OPA Delegation at SinoFolding at Dongguan, China

OPA Delegation at SinoFolding at Dongguan, China

The recently concluded SinoFolding exhibition of post press machinery and equipment at Dongguan, China witnessed more than 30,000 visitors from 14 countries, including India. This popular tradeshow was spread over 80,000 sqm area with more than 700 exhibitors. The show was particularly important for the packaging printers’ world over. Packaging in India is growing and it is bound to grow ...

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AEPC raises concern over decline in Apparel Exports 

AEPC raises concern over decline in Apparel Exports 

India’s Apparel exports has shown a decline of 10.25% for the month of February 2018 against the corresponding month of February 2017, as per the latest trade data released recently by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC).   On the other hand,  the exports of RMG from Bangladesh for the period of July 2017‐February 2018 stood at US $ 20.25 billion, which ...

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Mimaki forms JV with Bompan to offer Total Digital Textile Printing Solutions in Italy

Mimaki forms JV with Bompan to offer Total Digital Textile Printing Solutions in Italy

Mimaki Europe has recently formed a joint venture with Italy based Bompan S.r.l., known as Mimaki Bompan Textile S.r.l. As per the agreement, Mimaki Europe retains a 51% ownership of the joint venture, and the majority of directors, including the CEO, Hirokazu Hayashi. Massimo Bompan is serving as Chairman of the joint venture company. Mimaki Bompan will be responsible for ...

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GES: An opportunity not to be missed

GES: An opportunity not to be missed

Global Exhibition of Services (GES) will be held between May 15 and 18, 2018, at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon, Mumbai. The 4th edition of the exhibition will showcase 700 exhibitors and over 500 oversease delegates will represent 12 key sectors and 22 sub-sectors from over 100 countries. Twenty five Indian states are also participating in the exhibition. GES is ...

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Massivit 1500 Exploration 3D Printer to make European debut at FESPA Berlin

Massivit 1500 Exploration 3D Printer to make European debut at FESPA Berlin

16 April 2018, Lod, Israel : Massivit 3D, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication applications, has today announced that it will use FESPA 2018 (15-18th May) for the European premier of the Massivit 1500 Exploration 3D Printer. Visitors to the Massivit 3D stand (Hall 1.1, Stand A55) will see live demonstrations of both the Massivit 1500 and ...

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ASLAN introduces new matt protective laminate featuring bright colours and scratch resistance

ASLAN introduces new matt protective laminate featuring bright colours and scratch resistance

19 April 2018, Overath, Germany : ASLAN, the German manufacturer of self-adhesive quality films for special applications, has developed a new high-quality protective laminate with SoftTouch surface. The self-adhesive PP film is available in rolls of 50 m x 0.90 m and 50 m x 1.02 m. The new self-adhesive protective film combines a bright look with a velvety-soft feel. ...

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A generational within THIEME Sales

A generational within THIEME Sales

April 2018, Teningen, Germany : Printing machine manufacturer THIEME GmbH & Co. KG, based in Germany’s South Baden, has reorganised its sales activities. As a result, the responsibilities for the Decorative and Functional printing segments have changed hands. The end of 2017 was also the end of an era at Thieme: Jürgen Weischedel, former figurehead of the sales department and a driving force behind ...

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