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SPAI – Screen Printers’ Association of India, which celebrated its SILVER JUBILEE in 2005, is a national apex body of screen printers, suppliers and manufacturers. Established in 1980 as Screen Printing Association of India (SPAI), it got reshaped as Screen Printers’ Association of India in 2001, and registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act 1956. Today it has more than 400 members (in two broad category printers and suppliers) – screen printers, offset printers, digital and textile printers and also manufacturers, suppliers, dealers in these fields. For more information

 
"Striving for excellence in screen printing, lies success!"
 
Major past events :
 
2008: Relaunch of website of SPAI – www.spai.in on December 17.

2008: SPAI members won award in SGIA awards competition, and at FESPA Digital Geneva.

2008: Some of members won awards at Screen Print India expo in Mumbai.

2008: SPAI supported ‘Color management conference’ organized by Graphic Arts Technology & Education (GATE) in Mumbai from 26-27 Feb 2008. For more information.

 
Managing Committee Members (SPAI Board of Directors) – 2007-09
Managing Committee Members (SPAI Board of Directors) – 2009-11
Present Managing Committee Members (SPAI Board of Directors) – 2014-16
 
1. Mr. Bhargav Mistry

    Grafica Flextronica,
    Plot No.92, Survey No.66, Waliv Fata,
    Vasai (E), Thane – 401 208, Maharashtra, India
    E-mail  : bhargav@graficaindia.com
    URL  : www.graficaindia.com
    Tel       :+91-250-2480998
    Fax       :+91-250-2480786

Director & President

 

Individual profile : He is graduate with around 2 decades of experience in the screen printing industry. Bhargav works with passion and dedication with keen interest to be a catalyst in the Screen Printing Industry by educating young freshers. He is the Director of a training Institute for screen printing - DMI. Underwent in depth training in screen printing at GRAFICAZA, Paris, under the guidance of Mr. Michel Caza, Past President, FESPA. An active member of SPAI, holding the posts of Vice President and President, Member of FESPA and attended several International meetings and traveled extensively across the globe.

Company profile : Grafica Flextronica in India is emerging as a company to be reckoned with for its screen printing technology. It runs a world class education and training institute – DMI (Dhirubhai Mistry Institute for Screen Printing Education, Research & Training). Grafica has been catering to the screen-printing industry in India and abroad since 1989 with over 2000 customer base. It has been exporting the 'made in India' screen printing machines to countries such as USA, Russia, France, Kenya, Dubai, Tanzania, Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh. It has actively participated in national and international exhibitions. Grafica bagged several awards at many national and international exhibitions & DMI too bagged several top national and international awards such as SGIA/FESPA.

Product Line : Specialized in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of state of the art screen printing machines for various applications, cylinder presses, textile printing machines, roll to roll sheet fed screen printing machines, UV curing machines, screen making equipment, accessories and allied products.

2. Mr. Mustafa Kapadia

    COLORS
    Gala No. 29, Ground Floor, Adhyaru Ind. Est.
    Sun Mill Compound., Lower Parel,
    Mumbai – 400 013, Maharashtra, INDIA.
    E-mail  : mustafa.kapadia@colorsuv.com
    URL     : www.colorsuv.com
    Tel       :+91-22-66663239 / 66101039

Director & Secretary

 

Individual profile : Degrees -MS in Resource Economics, University of Connecticut, USA and M. Sc Chemistry, Institute of Science, India. Currently doing certificate courses at Univ. of Leeds – UK, on topics dealing with colour science and printing inks. Does trekking and reading books

Company profile : CöLöRs is a specialized ink manufacturing unit engaged in manufacturing of Specialty UV Inks and Varnishes.

Product Line : Offers a wide range of products like pearls, metallics, high end specialty inks, scented and fragrance varnishes providing customized services. Apart from Specialty UV Varnishes and Inks, CöLöRs is also into matching special shades for conventional offset, uv offset and dry offset uv inks.

3. Mr. Dilip Bhise

    Beauty Graphics
    207, Bussa Industrial Estate,
    Old Hanuman Lane,
    Near Peninsula Corporate Park,
    Lower Parel,
    Mumbai – 400 013
    E-mail : beauty_graphics@yahoo.com
    Tel     :+91-22-24946718

Director & Treasurer

 

Individual profile : After graduating in Chemistry, pursued studies in Law and went on to study Paints Technology. Associated with several NGOs, has been a President in Lions Club, Trustee in Saraswat Prakashan and a Founder member of SPAI and continues to be Director since inception.

Company profile : Beauty Graphics was incorporated in 1983 as proprietary firm, has been into Signages, Promotional Merchandise, Window Display.

Product Line : Fabrication of Wood, Metal, Kiosks, Signages, Facias & Promotional Merchandise, Window Display,

4. Mr. Huned Rangwala

      Huned Y. Rangwala,
      2nd Floor, Fida Building,
      4 Bibijan Street, Nagdevi,
      Mumbai – 400 003.
      E-mail : link_ink@rediffmail.com
      URL     : www.hunedrangwala.com
      Tel      :+91-22- 23401906

Director & Past President

  

Individual profile : Mr Rangwala has strong managerial skills with 35 years’ experience in problem solving. He has gained immense technical knowledge in screen printing during the course of his interaction with printers to solve their various problems. He was the recipient of Screen Print India Award-2001. He is on the board of Directors of FESPA & is the Secretary of SPAI.

Company profile : Founded in 1972, Huned Y. Rangwala started as a small supplier of Screen Printing Inks and Accessories. The company today covers various territories in India and neighboring countries like Nepal and Bangladesh, to supply materials to screen printers. It has to its credit many firsts in terms of technological innovations. The company creates custom-made solutions, for individual client problems, providing technical support, in addition to supplying inks, updating and automation of the screen-printing process. The company is able to develop and offer India everything in screen printing, from raw material and accessories to machinery, equipment and consultancy.

Product Line : The company manufactures matching inks, deals in Screen printing inks, Sticker Adhesive, Bolting cloth, Emulsion & Coatings, Imported Squeegees, Varnish, Reducer, Frames, Accessories like Coaters, Coater, Pilers, Liquid Drier, Photo Stencil Film, Silicon Release Paper, Stock Labels, Metal Powder, Clamps, Gun Tacker, Cutters, Magnifiers, Ink Mixing Knives, Tapes, Screen Driers, Spray Gun, Photo Opaque, Scrubbing Brush, Base Board, Exposing Table & range of chemical lines for screen making.

5. Mr. Rajeev Gokhale

    Allied Sales Corporation
    9, Gananath Society, 1st Floor,
    Senapathi Bapat Marg,
    (Opp. Dadar West Station)Dadar (West),
    Dadar (West),Mumbai – 400 013
    E-mail : alliedsale@gmail.com
    Tel     :+91-22-24229422/24226149

Director

 

Individual profile : After graduating in Commerce, pursued trading business in Screen Printing products.

Company profile :was incorporated in 1987 as partnership firm, has been dealing into trading of different varieties of screen products.

Product Line : All kinds of items required for Screen Printing activity, including Screens, Frames, Emulsion, Chemicals, Squeegee, Inks and almost all other items that may be utilized in screen printing

6. Mr. Madhu Kumar Doshi

    Decorative Products
    103, Shiv Shakti Industrial Estate,
    Near Shreyas Cinema, Opp Damodar Park
    L. B. S. Marg, Ghatkopar,
    Mumbai – 400 086
    E-mail  : decorative@decorative-products.com
    URL     : www.decorative-products.com
    Tel       :+91-22-25002616/25001097

Director

 

Individual profile : A veteran in the printing industry, (Born in 1933). After completing academics in Commerce during the pre-independence period, he has had a total experience of around 6 decades, with over 4 decades in the screen printing industry. Was the Founder Secretary of SPAI, and President of SPAI - 2003-2005 and continues to be a Director in SPAI. He also holds positions and Membership in various associations.

Company profile : Originally started business in the name of Textile Corp of India and subsequently in 1971, adopted the current name - Decorative Products manufacturing stickers and labels of different varieties related to Safety Products. Also has sister concern under the trade name of Best Electricals.

Product Line : Leading and largest manufacturers of quality Safety Signs, Safety Posters, Safety Banners and Safety products, all kinds of stickers, metal labels, hazardous signs

7. Mr. Jignesh Lapasiya

    SPRY Media (ScreenTex and Labelstalk)
    702, Jugal Apartment,
    Liberty Garden Road No. 3
    Near Mother’s Bakery,
    Malad West,
    Mumbai – 400064
    E-mail : jignesh@screentex.in
    URL    : www.screentex.in
    Tel      :9867978998

Director &
Chairman – SPAI Road-show Sub-committee

 

Individual profile : After Graduation, spent years understanding the printing industry & felt that there was a vacuum in the industry — A vacuum of knowledge sharing which was the result of the information clutter that was being served.  Thus, SPRY MEDIA was created to fill this vacuum with a single point agenda to serve the right information to the right people.

Company profile : SPRY MEDIA publishes two magazines related to the printing industry – ScreenTex & Labels Talk.

Product Line : ScreenTex is a bi-monthly publication that covers the screen, digital or textile printing. Labels Talk is a publication covering the labels and packaging industry.
The magazines create a resource pool offering an unbiased perspective on the industry trends, technology innovations and best practices. Knowledge is about sharing the most factually correct information through the right medium with the right person.

8. Mr. Sandesh Tere

      Duratech Automation Pvt. Ltd.,
      Unit No.5, Diwan Ind. Est. No.6,
      Navghar, Vasai - E,
      Dist - Thane, State - Maharastra,
      Pin Code - 401210
      Country - India,
      Tel      :+91-250-2393464, 6555034
      Fax      :+91-250-2393464

Director &
Chairman – SPAI FESPA Awards Sub-Committee

  

Individual profile : Having Graduated in Applied Sciences, has done a detailed study of screen printing industry & its requirements as well as Robotics, to design various machinery & equipment to support the Screen Printing Industry.

Company profile :Unitech India & Duratech Automation provide complete screen printing solutions and thrive to be recognized as the supplier of choice, the leader in quality and technology, and the benchmark for excellence.

Product Line : The company manufactures various types screen Printing Machines, Pre-press machines, Textile printing machines, Conveyors/dryers, Accessories.
Apart from manufacturing the machineries & equipment, education and training is provided, along-with guidance in processes is provided to various customers & educational institutions.

9. Mr. Mohan Kaikini

      SPAI - Secretariat
      2, Dhanwantri Niwas,
      9, Subhash Road, Vile Parle (East),
      Mumbai - 400 057.(Maharashtra) India.
      E-mail :info@spai.in
      URL    : www.spai.in
      Tel      :+91-22-66939747
      Tel      :+91-250-2480786

    COO - SPAI

  

Individual profile : A Commerce Graduate with exposure to Marketing and Advertising brings with him experience of over 3 decades in the Service Industry, having exposure in Hospitality, Express, Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He has traveled extensively across India and many countries abroad in his previous assignments. Whilst Operations are his core competence, he has handled Senior Sales & Marketing as well as General Managerial positions in his long career. With excellent communication skills, networking capabilities, past experience in heading a similar Association in his earlier assignments for around 3 years and the support of all the SPAI members, with their knowledge about the printing industry, we believe he will be able to create synergies, which can steer SPAI to its new heights.

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