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Vasai East, Maharashtra, India, 2011/02/14 - Bhargav Mistry, Director of DMI Institute and Managing Director of Grafica Flextronica, has been invited by Fespa, an international trade body, to conduct a workshop on screen printing technology during their Fespa Americas expo-cum-confernece in USA.
Bhargav Mistry, Director of DMI Institute and Managing Director, Grafica Flextronica, a leading manufacturer of screen printing machines and allied equipment, has been invited by Fespa (previously known as Federation of European Screen Printers’ Association) as one of the Five Global Screen Masters to conduct live workshops on advanced screen printing process at their forthcoming Fespa Americas Workshop at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States of America.
The other four “Screen Masters” or the international screen printing experts are:
SGIA Parmele Award winners, Michel Caza, France and Scott Fresener, USA.
Charlie Taublieb, Taublieb Consulting USA
Ad Versteeg, Secretary of Het Zeefdruk Instituut, Netherlands.
Fespa Americas is an international exhibition-cum-conference to be held from February 24-26, 2011 at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, USA. This is Fespa’s first ever Screen Masters Workshop.
Hosted daily by five screen industry gurus, participants will benefit from their collective expertise. Michel Caza and Mr. Bhargav would reveal the Secrets of Great Graphics Printing and print finishing. A large number of visitors are expected to gain lot of tips and innovative ideas.
Commenting on this development Mr. Bhargav said: “I felt really delighted and honored when I received this invitation from Fespa. Joining the elite club of Global Screen Printers at Fespa Americas is not only a great honor to me, my company Grafica and my institute DMI but also to my beloved country “India”.
When it comes to the scope and opportunities in screen printing many experts from all over world generally speaks about Industrial screen printing, textile, graphics, decals etc. but screen printing has huge demand in print finishing for value addition not only on offset prints and packaging products but also in many other segments. As I was told that printers in USA have not identified the power and secrets of screen printing in print finishing the way it is being explored and promoted in India through DMI.
Fespa Americas workshop is a pioneering step intended to provide the passionate community of screen printers with an exclusive opportunity to gain practical tips and expert advice on how to achieve phenomenal print results from the global Screen Masters. The Five Global Screen Masters are being invited to deliver a blend of hands-on training and technical presentations, focused around garment decoration, fine arts, signs and graphics.
Mr. Bhargav will leave for the Fespa Americas along with Team Grafica and the Nano Premier League screen printing package for the workshop. The team will also carrying a wide variety of print finishing samples and process color screen printing samples to teach special effect in screen to US screen printers.
The Fespa Americas is expected to provide the US, Central and South American region with a completely different show case of wide format digital, screen and textile printing innovations.
The event is supposed to give lot of insights to participants who can witness the complete screen printing process and have the exclusive opportunity to absorb passion of ‘FIVE’ Screen Masters.
Founded in 1962, Fespa is a not-for-profit federation of trade associations and an organizer of exhibitions and conferences for the screen and digital printing industries. Mr. Bhargav has been associated with Fespa since last six years.
About Bhargav Mistry, India
Managing Director of Grafica Flextronica
Director of DMI (Dhirubhai Mistry Institute for Print Education Research & Training)
Board Member of ASPT (Academy of Screen Printing Technology), USA
He conducts regular FREE workshops in his Institute DMI for professional and imparts advance training to graphic students. Till today more than 1200 printers have participated in his workshops and gained immense technical knowledge.
Bhargav is the first to make a unique educative film on screen printing process and technology “Screen-On-Screen” which was screened in many cities and towns. This film brought transformation among 2500 printers.
He also conducts live workshops all over India and various printing institutes on regular basis thus encourages screen printers to move into automation. So far more 1200 printers have benefitted from his live workshop. Bhargav is a regular contributor of technical article to leading trade magazine.