UK Gupta, former President of ASPA and CMD, Holostik India, passes away

He was considered as one of the pioneers in the holography industry not just in India, but globally
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UK Gupta, anticounterfeiting industry veteran, founder, and former President of the Authentication Solution Providers Association (ASPA) and CMD, Holostik India passed away on June 1, 2021.

Gupta, 67 years old, and was considered as one of the pioneers in the holography industry not just in India, but globally. His contribution towards building and nurturing the authentication ecosystem in India was well known.

A visionary who tirelessly combated the huge threat of the growing problem of counterfeiting, he was one of the few members, who cemented the foundation of holography industry in India in 1990s. He laid the foundation of the industry association (ASPA) in 1998. Considered as one of the most respected leaders, he was the only Indian to receive the Brian Monaghan Award for his contribution to the world of holography by International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).

A passionate holographer by heart, visionary, and an inspiration for many new business entrepreneurs, he was humane, generous and bold in his approach. Gupta is survived by his wife Vandana and sons Ankit and Shobhit Gupta.

anticounterfeiting industryASPAAuthentication Solution Providers’ Associationholography industryHolostik IndiaUK Gupta
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