Procedural delays, coupled with archaic rules and regulations, are the bane of our country with the result being a poor growth rate. In view of this, the recent slew of announcements made by the Prime Minister on labour reforms appear to be a good beginning, especially if we have to make the idea of “Make in India” work. The November 2014 edition of IPF has a Special Section on Packaging & Printing/Labelling Machinery. While the total turnover of global packaging industry is about US $ 550 billion, the Indian share is about US $ 24.6 billion per annum. This is expected to touch US $ 32 billion by 2025.
Industrial Products Finder was visualised and conceived as an industrial new-products-news monthly by R. V. Pandit, and was launched as such in October 1972. Right from the first issue, more than 41 years ago, the magazine contained unique features. It showcased exactly what the name of the magazine proclaimed: Industrial Products Finder. It carries only advertisements on industrial products, which is awaited news in industry circles. Industrial Products Finder (IPF) is a pioneer industrial journal in India, launched in October 1972, from Mumbai. It gives industrial manufacturers and exclusive dealers/importers of industrial products a forum to display their ware, in a medium that was to be made regularly available to the users of these products.