Ricoh India, a leading company in office imaging equipments, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services, is regularly sponsoring and supporting this event.
The National Awards for Excellence in Printing (NAEP) were instituted by the All India Federation of Master printers, New Delhi (AIFMP) in 1999 to celebrate the quest for quality that is at the heart of the printing industry. The aim of these awards is to showcase Indian printers’ achievements and contributions and to create awareness about their capabilities. This year 10th NAEP is going to be organised on September 25, 2015 at Hotel Leela Palace, Chennai by the host Association Sivakasi Master Printers’ Association, Sivakasi (SMPA) on behalf of AIFMP.
The great scientist from ISRO, Trivandrum – Dr. Sivan and Nobel Prize nominee Prof MS Swaminathan, the great geneticist (father of green revolution in India), will be the chief guest to give away the awards to the winning printers. This year, AIFMP have regularised the award categories from 600 to 120 by state-of-the-art method of equal level platform for fight micro, small and medium group. By this way, they are able to achieve the spectacular figure of 1,477 entries, though it was restricted to only five entries per company. Jury from all over the states was equipped with start-of-the-art latest software and bar-coding system to evaluate the entries. With the large number of entries, it was difficult for jury members to meet the deadline still, they performed their duties in time. At the end, 105 entries won Gold, 110 entries won Silver and 121 entries has been certified.