We are a not-for-profit organization that is not in competition with the members of the printing and media industry. Our international membership is made up of small, medium-sized and large companies from across the entire spectrum of the industry, from producers of printed and electronic media to equipment manufacturers.
One goal unites us: to pursue industry-related research with passion and commitment. We all share the ambition and conviction that as a not-for-profit association it is our duty to pursue research not for its own sake but for its practical application. We search for solutions for industry and in many cases we have been involved in the development of many forward-looking and globally acknowledged process and quality inspection standards. Our capital consists of a massive and constantly expanding body of knowledge combined with a high degree of technological expertise and a detailed understanding of current developments. We offer media companies an expert network and support them in making their adjustments to structural change. In doing so we want to stimulate the opening up of new areas of business and to ensure that the industry is properly configured for the future.