The VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association is the voice of the manufacturers of machinery and systems for prepress, printing and post-print processes, paper production and paper converting as well as components and devices. At present, the association comprises 167 manufacturers with total sales of approx. 9 billion Euro. Together with Forschungsgesellschaft Druckmaschinen e.V. (FGD) – Research Association for Printing Machines – and PrintPromotion GmbH, the Association offers its members services with regard to, e.g., trade fairs, public relations, technology and research.