17/09/2018VDMA future workshop brings together member companies, trend researchers, students and the drupa management team to discuss the influences of social and technological trends on printing & paper and develop a joint vision.
21/06/2018drupa today announced the partners who will contribute to the touchpoint packaging 2020 steering committee. After a successful premiere at drupa 2016, touchpoint packaging will once again be the place to be for converters and brand owners involved within the packaging industry.
13/06/2018For her doctoral thesis on “Maschinengeschichten und Prozesswelten. Interferenzmuster des Ontomedialen zwischen Technowissenschaften und Prozessphilosophien” (Machine Stories and Process Worlds. OntoMedia Interference Patterns between Techno Sciences and Process Philosophies) Dr. Lisa Handel (33) was awarded the drupa Prize 2018.
11/05/2018The 5th Global Trends Report, published at the end of April, is well established as a unique annual survey of the state of print. However by definition it cannot analyse all issues in the depth the drupa team would like. Hence the Spotlight report will take one important topic each year. This year it is the impact of inkjet printing.
12/04/2018Printers and suppliers from the majority of market sectors reported growing confidence in their companies’ economic performance. The opportunity was taken this year to track patterns of performance over the years. Packaging remains the most buoyant market and there has been a steady improvement in confidence over the five years amongst Commercial printers.
07/03/2018Companies interested in developing one of the most promising markets in the Near East or in further expanding their position there can apply for participation in ‘IPAP Printing & Packaging Expo – powered by drupa’ with immediate effect.
28/02/2018The Algerian, Maghreb and West African markets for paper processing, printing technologies, finishing and packaging printing are on the upswing.
05/12/2017Federazione Carta e Grafica The new Italian paper and graphics umbrella organisation Federazione Carta e Grafica established in June 2017 and drupa agreed on an extensive cooperation in November. The primary goal is to recruit Italian exhibitors for participation in trade fairs in the global drupa portfolio, thereby paving the way for them to develop international markets.
02/11/2017The debut of the combined trade fairs IPAP Printing & Packaging Expo – powered by drupa and pacprocess Tehran, as part of the interpack alliance, has markedly exceeded both exhibitors’ and visitors’ expectations and also prompted satisfied faces among the organisers Messe Düsseldorf and Barsaz Rooydad Pars Company (BRP).
10/10/2017PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL – the 6th International Packaging and Printing Exhibition for Asia, welcomed a record-breaking 17,452 visitors from 59 countries this year from a wide range of end-user industries.