drupa print media fair - International Trade Fair for premedia/print, premedia/multichannel, post press/converting/packaging, future technologies, materials, equipment/services/infrastructure - 31st May to 10th June 2016 - Messe Düsseldorf

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Print yourself!

A few years ago a bust was an elaborate monument to a king, emperor or queen, usually made of precious stone and available at lavish prices. That was then. Thanks to futuristic, three-dimensional scanning and printing technology anyone can create a torso of himself or – why so modest? - a full-body statue.

3D-Printing Print yourself!

Print is a market with a future!

For drupa, Bolza-Schünemann, Koenig & Bauer (KBA) AG, announces new solutions with regard to analog and digital packaging printing, industrial printing and the digital networking towards Print 4.0.

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Print is a market with a future! Interview with Claus Bolza-Schünemann, KBA

drupa 2016 on the track of success

drupa 2016 is on the right track. The leading trade fair has reached all original goals and has even surpassed them. An interview with Sabine Geldermann, director drupa. Mehr dazu

drupa 2016 on the track of success Interview with Sabine Geldermann, director drupa

3rd drupa Global Trends report: Optimism for growth in 2016

3rd drupa Global Trends report -- drupa Trade Fair - 31 May - 10 June 2016 - Messe Düsseldorf

With just weeks to go before drupa 2016 opens, the results of the 3rd drupa Global Trends report have been published. The report finds that although recovery from the financial crisis in 2008 is incomplete and uneven, printers everywhere are increasingly optimistic about their prospects throughout 2016, despite tightening margins and falling prices. This is influencing their plans for investment in production equipment.

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3rd Global Trends Report Analysis and trends of the print industry

The future of print Statements on the occasion of the drupa Media Conference.

The waiting has been worthwile. The drupa song 2016 is now online. The world premiere of the drupa song was on February 29th, 2016 - live on Periscope. Listen to it now!

drupa song 2016 The drupa song 2016 is online!

3rd AFIP conference in Düsseldorf

The 3rd Advanced Functional and Industrial Printing conference (AFIP) will take place on 2-3rd March 2016 in Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel in Düsseldorf.  The conference will highlight 19 technical presentations, 23 tabletop exhibitors, Lunches and Network Dinner and a factory visit.

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3rd AFIP Conference The AFIP Conference on 2-3rd March 2016 in Düsseldorf

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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

Exhibitors & Products 2016

The entire world of print and crossmedia at one trade fair! In 19 trade fair halls, about 1,650 exhibitors from over 50 countries present innovative business models, best-practice examples, future-oriented concepts and technological innovations and solutions for your business.

Find exhibitors & products at drupa 2016!

Exhibitors & Products All exhibitors & products at drupa 2016.

drupa cube

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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drupa cube Innovative conference programme at drupa 2016

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.

Even now, you still have the possibility to register – depending on the availability in your segment, we will include you in the hall planning right away, or we will put you on the waiting list. Apply now!

Aussteller werden Werden Sie Aussteller auf der drupa 2016!

drupa newsroom - the daily drupa blog !

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

drupa newsroom The daily drupa blog!

Highlight themes

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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Feel the beat of the future!

Experience how the impressive technologies of tomorrow will move the print media industry and drive it to develop an appeal of its own.

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drupa 2016 – Touch the Future

20/05/2016 - The leading international trade fair for print and cross-media solutions kicks off with a new strategic focus, improved scheduling over eleven days, a new look and greater frequency running every three years. Under the motto “touch the future” drupa places the industry’s innovative power centre stage and provides a platform for future technologies. read more

Düsseldorf becomes drupacity:

19/05/2016 - When the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre once again becomes the hot spot for the print media industry during drupa (31 May to 10 June), the city will also cordially welcome the hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world. Düsseldorf will be painted red with numerous activities as the metropolis on the Rhine is transformed into drupacity. read more

drupa innovation park 2016:

19/05/2016 - To the tune of 130 exhibitors will be presenting their innovations related to workflow, automation, print technologies and their strategic cooperation models, marketing platforms and business models at the drupa innovation park in six theme parks, in the freely accessible stage programme and in daily interviews at the dip energy lounge. read more

Interview: Frans Johansson, CEO „The Medici Group“

12/05/2016 - Frans Johansson caused somewhat of a furor with his 2004 book "The Medici Effect," and since then has been the go-to expert for the concepts of thinking and acting outside fixed limits and the "out-of-the-box principle." read more

touchpoint 3D fab + print: Visionary ideas, best cases and hands-on state of the art

04/05/2016 - The touchpoint 3D fab + print will be a meeting point for all drupa visi-tors wanting to learn in detail about 3D printing. This special show in Hall 7a (Stand C41) will be all about 3D technologies for a wide range of application industries and their market potential. read more

drupa cube 2016: Inspiration and innovation in some 60 keynotes, panel discussions and presentations from international experts

27/04/2016 - Boasting some 60 keynote speeches, panel discussions and presentations drupa cube, the event and congress destination at drupa 2016 (Hall 6, Stand D03), is a-buzz with know-how, inspiration and innovation. read more

Print Power to Publish Special Edition for drupa 2016

05/04/2016 - In addition to being a launch pad for new products or applications for the print and crossmedia industries, drupa is also an effective global platform and industry focal point for important initiatives. Print Power is a dynamic and successful campaign which plays a vital role in communicating the effectiveness of print media to brand owners, advertising and media agencies. read more

ESMA shows the potential of functional printing at drupa 2016

21/03/2016 - ESMA, European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association, will be present in two pavilions at drupa 2016. The pavilion in hall 3A 70 will be dedicated to functional and industrial printing with member companies such as SPS demonstrating screen printing equipment used for food decoration (e.g. chocolate) and other special effects achievable at high operation speed. read more

KCI’s touchpoint 3D fab + print new to drupa 2016

21/03/2016 - Open daily during drupa’s business hours, KCI’s 3D fab + print touchpoint will be available in Hall 7a at stand C41. We will form a meeting ground where thought leaders, industry professionals, exhibitors, and visitors working in both the 2D printing/packaging production, and 3D printing industries can come together to discuss thought-provoking ideas, share technologies, and knowledge. read more

drupa 2016 International Media Conference

29/02/2016 - The latest press releases which have been published at the drupa 2016 International Media Conference are available via this download link. read more

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