Product category: Industrial associations and professional organizations
* To be Indias pre-eminent organisation in developing cooperation among national, regional and global print specialists in all matters of mutual interest * To provide globally relevant, state-of-the-art print technology education and expertise * To develop business leaders, technocrats and entrepreneurs committed to improving the quality of human life through printing * To create truly world-class print material and to encourage and recognise excellence in printing * To articulate the concerns of the Indian printing industry at national and international fora, and to work towards improvement of conditions in the Indian printing industry
The Federation was registered in Madras in 1953 under the Registration of Societies Act 1860. Its first President was Mr J.C. Jain of the Times of India group, while Mr S. Viswanathan and Mr V.M. Philips were its Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer, respectively. Since its inception, the AIFMP has done sterling work to increase the prestige and influence of the printing industry and help it render better and more useful service to the public. It is recognised by the Government of India as the only organisation representing the printing industry on an all-India basis.