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Touch the future - Applications that can create growth
Demand for print has dropped in recent years, in part because of the recession, in part because of the impact of digital communications. Despite this there are strong reasons to be confident about the future of the global printing industry, but only if the industry adapts its products and services to the changing demands of consumers. This report highlights strategic shifts in global demographics, economics and consumer lifestyles that will fundamentally change the demand for print. Read more

2nd drupa Global Insights Report Applications that can create growth

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The entire world of print and crossmedia at one trade fair! In 19 trade fair halls, more than 1,500 exhibitors from over 50 countries present innovative business models, best-practice examples, future-oriented concepts and technological innovations and solutions for your business.

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drupa cube: innovative conference programme at drupa 2016

Visitors to drupa 2016  will experience an exciting new approach to innovation in print when they stop by the drupa cube.

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Second drupa Global Trends report: International printing sector looks to the future with surprising optimism

Initial results from the second "drupa Global Trends" report are showing sustained recovery from the recession with some surprising insights and positive feedback. The full report designed to highlight economic and operational trends in the worldwide print sector is available at the end of March. The results are all the more interesting as the survey itself, conducted in October 2014, was largely identical to the first "drupa Global Trends" report from February 2014. Read more

Global Trends Analysis and trends of the print industry

drupa switches to a three-year cycle

drupa switches to a three-year cycle
drupa, the world's leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions, will switch to a three-year cycle after 2016. This decision was taken by the drupa committee at today's meeting in Düsseldorf in acknowledgement of contracting innovation cycles and future technologies. The precise dates haven't yet been finalised, but we can confirm that drupa will take place in the traditional drupa month of May in 2019, 2022 and 2025 in Düsseldorf.
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Der Digitaldruck-Kongress der Verbände Druck und Medien New: three-year cycle Decision was taken by the drupa committee.

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Read the latest news on the highlight themes print - packaging production - multichannel - green printing - 3D printing - functional printing in our blog. drupa newsroom

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State-of-the-art technologies and new solutions for the highlight themes of print, functional printing, packaging production, multichannel, 3D printing and green printing. Read more

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drupa cube partners with The Medici Group to spur out-of-the-box thinking

03/02/2016 - Four months prior to the start of the trade show on 31st May, the programme for drupa cube, the conference and event location at drupa 2016, is now largely set. The primary partner for development and delivery of innovative content for drupa cube 2016 is international innovation firm The Medici Group and its founder and CEO Frans Johansson. read more

All in Print China 2016: Connecting the World with Printing

30/11/2015 - All in Print is charted for success: roughly one year before it kicks off on 18 October 2016 more than 400 renowned companies from the international print suppliers industry have already confirmed their participation at the 6th edition of All in Print, already occupying over 80,000 m2 at this early point in time. read more

Use Print@home and free transport to drupa by bus and train

15/11/2015 - Tickets for drupa 2016 (31 May to 10 June 2016) will be available online from 02 January 2016 at Provided as e-tickets, they will of-fer a dual purpose: to save time and money. Visitors can buy the tickets online and print them on their own printer or download as a code and then travel to the show free of charge by bus and train. read more

Out soon: 2nd drupa Global Insights Report

11/11/2015 - The first results of the 2nd drupa Global Insights Report “Touch the future – Applications that can create growth” are out now. Implementing new print applications is for many the best way to regain growth in the demand for print. Yet the result of implementing such applications is often disappointing. read more

Touchpoint Packaging at drupa 2016: The packaging of tomorrow – experience the future, now

02/11/2015 - One of the key highlight topics at drupa 2016 will be packaging production. Papers with outstanding sensory appeal combined with excellent finishing techniques turn packaging into first class advertising media. read more

Unique Euregio event addresses the future of packaging print materials

15/10/2015 - On November 26th, 2015 a unique event in the centre of the Euregio will take place, addressing the long-term future of packaging materials in general, including the inks used for packaging print. read more

drupa innovation park 2016: the heartbeat of innovation

02/10/2015 - Few areas at drupa 2016 will be so packed with innovations as Hall 7.0 – the home of the drupa innovation park. In six themed areas, around 130 exhibitors will showcase their innovations in workflow processes, automation and the latest print technologies. read more

drupa World Tour starts in September: Over 40 drupa events on all five continents

02/09/2015 - Things will really start hotting up for the drupa 2016 World Tour in September with a series of presentations, press conferences and trade press interviews in Asia, Europe and the US. read more

drupa cube: innovative conference programme at drupa 2016

06/07/2015 - Visitors to drupa 2016 (the world's leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions) will experience an exciting new approach to innovation in print when they stop by the drupa cube. This special conference and event programme will feature a wide range of applications for printed products in numerous industries and areas of life. read more

2015 drupa Prize goes to 32-year old Nina Kleinöder

01/06/2015 - Historian and Dr Designate Nina Kleinöder has won the 2015 drupa Prize. drupa awarded the Oberhausen-local for her dissertation “Occupational Health and Safety in the West German Iron and Steel Industry in the 20th Century. read more

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