GRAFIMA and BIRO-EXPO, the first autumn fair events, were opened at Belgrade Fair and will last until Saturday, September 30.
More than 70 exhibitors from about ten countries are this year’s participants in the 39th GRAFIMA – International Fair of Graphic, Paper and Creative Industry, as well as the 25th International Fair of It and Office Equipment BIRO-EXPO.
The events are held under the slogan More Colors and the Hosts are the companies Biroeksim and Print Pro, General Distributers of copiers, printers and scanners of the brand Nashuatec of Ricoh International company.
The Fair was festively opened by Mr. Vincenzo Palomby, Sales Manager for Southeast Europe and Middle East of Ricoh company, who said his company, just like Belgrade Fair, also celebrated its 80th Anniversary of Establishing. At the moment, there are more than 1,300,000 employees and although Ricoh started another product range, in time it moved to the printing market and this is a good proof it does not vanish. During the past years and decades, Ricoh bought many companies within the graphic industry. Thus, it expanded its operations and accepted the market changes. In each region the Company relies on reliable partners and by these criteria, it selected in Serbia as its General Distributers the Biroeksim and Print Pro.
At the ceremony, Mr. Ratko Stanojlović, Biroeksim Owner – one of the two Hosts, featured its company and its 27 years long development way. From a small office service provider, a company was established having serious status in the business world, exhibiting a great range of the state-of-the-art machines. In its work, it applies “the golden business rule” – do not accept a job at any price and for the relation to the clients, Mr. Stanojlović said it was clearly a “two way street” in which mutual satisfaction was important. In addition to trust, th mani business guidelines were continuous education and follow up of technological development in the sector they belonged to.
GRAFIMA features also this year machines, devices, equipment for the graphic industry, raw and production materials, but also final products for various sectors of the graphic industry. In addition to this, at the hall 4, it will present state-of-the-art software and IT solutions in these branches. The plentiful side event program consists of three units: printing technology, graphic layout and advertising materials.
BIRO-EXPO is the gathering center of businessmen, manufacturers, distributers and equipment users for diverse working and business areas. This event is also the regional stock exchange of demand and supply of this type of goods and services – from office furniture, office machines and accessories, through stationery and photo products to business and decoration goods.