With 1,30,000 printing presses operating all over India, Indian Printing Industry is one of the biggest and fastest growing sectors today. In 2008, it will be a US $ 21 billion industry. Its GDP has been surpassing the country\'s GDP growth since last 15 years and is today growing at 14% p.a. Today, per capita consumption of Paper & Board is 4.5 Kgs, which is bound to grow exponentially due to increase in literacy & lifestyles. Packaging industry is currently growing at 16% p.a. Indian books and journals are exported to over 120 countries. In such a scenario, PRINTECH 2009 is the perfect converging point for the vast multitude of print houses.