Businessmen from Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Australia visited the Print-n-Pack exhibition at the Ida Scudder auditorium here on Friday.
The four-day expo, which began on Thursday, has close to 125 outlets displaying products related to printing and packaging. Organised by the MADITSSIA, the eighth edition of the expo had attracted students studying printing technology course from Madurai, Sivakasi and Kerala.
According to the expo Chairman Rm. Lakshminarayanan, around 2500 trade visitors/entrepreneurs from various cities visited the fair on Friday.
There were very high enquiries for flexo-graph printing machines on display, binding machine, corrugated box making machinery, packaging containers for sweets among other products.
The small and medium segment of stalls too received brisk enquiries.
Businessmen from a few foreign countries, who had come here, were keen on learning the technology and some among them purchased components required for the printing units. The participant stalls expressed satisfaction.
The organisers said that they had hosted seminars for the participants on topics, including ‘future of printing,’ and ‘A to Z’ press management of units in a changing scenario were held by experts.
On Saturday, the MADITSSIA is holding seminar on the prospects of indesign technology with multimedia and on how to adapt to modern technology and thus minimise production cost.
The air-conditioned Ida Scudder auditorium is situated along the Ring Road near the Velammal Medical College. The expo, which is open from 11 a.m., concludes on Sunday.