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drupa 2016 is taking giant strides forward and the trade fair preparations are in full swing. Learn more about the "touchpoint packaging". A special show which will present the future of packaging. Take a look at the offer from the the weekly newspaper HORIZONT with environment-related special topics and read our drupa newsroom, where information from the printing industry is presented daily.

Together with you, we are looking forward to an inspiring drupa 2016!

The drupa team

drupa touchpoint packaging

Breaking news in the world of packaging

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The year started with an ambitious kick-off meeting of renowned players of the packaging industry, who are currently working flat out on the presentation of their future-oriented packaging design and production solutions.
Key topics such as security printing, customer loyalty and customization give the answer to socio-economic trends such as the increasing networking, mobility and communication of a demanding and powerful consumer and the strive for personalised products. Next to inspiring best case examples the visitor will be offered interdisciplinary panel discussions, talks and workshops about packaging material, structural and grafic design, packaging print, finishing and distribution processes.

This special forum in Hall 12 is being designed and implemented in close collaboration with the European Packaging Design Association (epda), Europe's leading association of brands and packaging agencies.
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Special contingent of hotel rooms

Close to the trade fair in a four-star hotel

As with the previous events, there is a keen demand for overnight accommodations in Düsseldorf and surroundings during drupa. Messe Düsseldorf was able to reserve a limited hotel room contingent exclusively for exhibitors for the entire duration of the fair.

Requests for this offer will be considered in the order they were received.
Should you be interested, please contact Ms. Melanie Thomalla: ThomallaM@messe-duesseldorf.de
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HORIZONT reports with special topics

From digital marketing to the big drupa special

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The weekly newspaper HORIZONT summarises what’s really going on in marketing, advertising and the media.
At the forefront of drupa, the theme of print plays an important role. Five HORIZONT REPORTS offer environment-related special topics – from digital marketing to the big drupa special. Guarantee your advertising space now, and reach the relevant decision-makers in marketing, advertising and media.
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Printed trees provide renewable energy

Energy needs are constantly growing and trees are still being chopped down for firewood in many parts of the world. Scientists at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are turning this approach around. Instead of harvesting trees, they are printing artificial trees to harvest energy from the environment. The trees consist of wood-based 3D printed stems and printed solar cells as leaves.
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