Print Dynamic receives IFCA Star Award
There is one more feather in the cap of Print Dynamic, headed by Akil Contractor. The regularly award winning and Limca Book of Records recognised company has recently received IFCA Star Award of excellence from Indian Flexible Packaging & Folding Carton Manufacturers Association (IFCA).The award was received by Akil Contractor during the Star Award Night held on 7th February 2020. The function was attended by many eminent personalities from the Indian Packaging Industry.
Sharing his experience at the Awards Nite, Akil Contractor says “It was amazing to receive the award amid the congregation of stalwarts of the Indian Packaging Industry where in all the innovations and creativity for the year 2019 were recognised. We are only the 4th company in the world to make this paper and first company in India to make this film,”says Akil Contractor while revealing the specialty of their award winning ‘Specialised Paper Film’.
The Award was presented to Print Dynamic for their “Specialised Paper Film – Made in India,” under the category: “Innovation under the category Allied Industry.”
He adds “Heat transfer printing needs a imageable media on which you can create the required image by the convectional printing process mainly screen printing, digital printing,offset,rotogravure,etc. The product we have made, for the first time in India,comprises of two separate imageable media,viz: One being paper based and other filmic plastic based.The main application of Heat transfer paper and film media is to make heat transfer stickers for garment decoration.”
“It is a truly ‘Made in India’ product and an absolute import substitute. Currently the transfer media being paper and film is imported from specialty paper manufacturers in France, UK,and filmic transfer media from China mainly,” says Akil Contractor.“ The product was developed to provide perfection and cater to the garment decoration industry by the technology of heat transfer as opposed to direct printing,” he concludes.
The IFCA STAR AWARD provides a platform for encouraging the needed creativity and continuous improvement. This is a prestigious award for the Flexible Packaging and Carton Packaging industries.