TAGGED: DRUPA

Drupa looks to the future as it announces 2016 plans

Drupa looks to the future as it announces 2016 plansNEWS: A strategic realignment will see drupa move its focus more heavily towards future technologies, as it relaunches itself at Interpack 2014.

First Global Trends report released by drupa

First Global Trends report released by drupa

NEWS: Drupa has released its first Global Trends report, predicting a positive outlook for the print industry over the next twelve months.

Drupa to 'illuminate' the future of print with global surveys

Drupa to 'illuminate' the future of print with global surveys

NEWS: drupa has announced that it will carry out a series of global surveys to ascertain how best the print industry might adapt to future challenges.

A wide-format retrospective: 2012 in context

A wide-format retrospective: 2012 in context

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul reflects on the year just passed and looks ahead to 2013, debating what platforms could be of interest to wide-format print houses looking to invest this year.

drupa to remain four-yearly but shorten to eleven days

drupa to remain four-yearly but shorten to eleven days

NEWS: The drupa committee has elected to keep its four-year cycle but shorted the show to eleven days, confirming the dates as May 31st to June 10th 2016.

Think of the printers: the drupa vs Ipex debacle

Think of the printers: the drupa vs Ipex debacle

OPINION: News has emerged that drupa is considering moving to a three-year cycle, but has anybody bothered to consider attendees in the ensuing battle with Ipex? James Matthews-Paul comments.

The drupa review pt 2: the cloud descends

The drupa review pt 2: the cloud descends

FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul returns from drupa 2012 with his head in the cloud and finds what he sees to be a significant change in the approach to colour and data management.

The drupa review pt 1: developments in narrow-format

The drupa review pt 1: developments in narrow-format

FEATURE: 'How many drupas have you done now?' is a common question heard in the aisles of the Messe Düsseldorf. James Matthews-Paul reviews the narrow-format developments at drupa 2012.

Beyond printers: software and extras at drupa

Beyond printers: software and extras at drupa

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul presents her favourite software and innovative finishing equipment on show at drupa 2012.

The wider elements of drupa

The wider elements of drupa

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul rounds up the new wide-format technology on show at this year's drupa.

Calm before the storm: drupa 2012

Calm before the storm: drupa 2012

FEATURE: A curious calm has come over the industry. It is holding its collective breath waiting for the imminent arrival of the drupa storm. Laurel Brunner previews the German show.

Digital diversity across the board: low- and mid-range wide-format at drupa 2012

Digital diversity across the board: low- and mid-range wide-format at drupa 2012

FEATURE: Visitors can expect to see a comprehensive range of low and mid-range ink-jet machines at this year's drupa. Sophie Matthews-Paul reports.

The Düsseldorf appeal: high-end wide-format at drupa 2012

The Düsseldorf appeal: high-end wide-format at drupa 2012

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at some of the high-end wide-format platforms appearing at this year's drupa.

Why should I bother going to drupa? It's essential for all printers

Why should I bother going to drupa? It's essential for all printers

FEATURE: It's getting to that time of year when flights need to be booked and accommodation finalised for drupa.

Why should I bother going to drupa? It's a mammoth trade opportunity

Why should I bother going to drupa? It's a mammoth trade opportunity

FEATURE: The Olympics and drupa have more in common than their frequency. They are tests of endurance, organisational skills, mental acuity, physical prowess, budgets and emotional stamina.

Dedicated sustainability show planned for drupa

Dedicated sustainability show planned for drupa

NEWS: Next year's drupa printing industry trade fair will include a special exhibition on sustainability called 'Media Mundo @ drupa'.

Run-up to drupa continues with world tour

Run-up to drupa continues with world tour

NEWS: The organiser of drupa 2012 says its world tour, taking place in the run-up to the show, has reached a 'crucial phase'.

Schreier announced as new drupa president

Schreier announced as new drupa president

NEWS: Bernhard Schreier has been named as the new president and chairman of the exhibitors' advisory board of drupa.

On the horizon: is it too early to start thinking about drupa?

On the horizon: is it too early to start thinking about drupa?

FEATURE: From a technology point of view, or just as a social and networking event, drupa's appearance on the calendar starts to gleam with significance well in advance.

Drooping at the thought: is it too early to start thinking about drupa?

Drooping at the thought: is it too early to start thinking about drupa?

FEATURE: The technology and materials and all those must-sees. Is there anything to match drupa and can it ever be too soon to start thinking about it?

Digital printing takes a 'dip' at drupa with digi:media

Digital printing takes a 'dip' at drupa with digi:media

NEWS: The recently launched trade fair for digital printing, digi:media, is to become part of drupa 2012, in the form of the drupa innovation park.

Output Calendar 2014: dates for your diary

Output Calendar 2014: dates for your diary

FEATURE: Output's own events calendar for the sign-making, digital signage, wide-format print and production print industries.

The briefing: LumeJet ready for its close-up, Continental Outdoor partners with Key Systems and EFI Fiery servers for Ricoh

The briefing: LumeJet ready for its close-up, Continental Outdoor partners with Key Systems and EFI Fiery servers for Ricoh

NEWS: In today's briefing, The Prime Minister visits a print house, new recruits for Wrights GPX and drupa 'confirms' a song for 2016 – or does it?

Drupa to partner with Media Mundo for Düsseldorf conference

Drupa to partner with Media Mundo for Düsseldorf conference

NEWS: Drupa has renewed co-operation deal with Media Mundo and announced that it will be a partner for its fifth convention.

100 and counting: the Verdigris blog

100 and counting: the Verdigris blog

BLOGS: Laurel Brunner looks back on two years of Verdigris blogs, and examines what trade shows need to do to remain environmentally relevant.

Harlequin MultiRIP 10 released by Global Graphics

Harlequin MultiRIP 10 released by Global Graphics

NEWS: Global Graphics Software has announced the launch of its Harlequin MultiRIP 10, a RIP developed to help print houses expand into digital print.

Curtis Packaging looks to broaden horizons after investing in Scodix digital printer

NEWS: Conneticut-based Curtis Packaging has invested in a Scodix S digital printer, after its executives were impressed by the printer's performance at drupa and Graph Expo 2012.

HP and EFI among new drupa 2016 panel members

NEWS: Seven new members have been added to the committee for drupa 2016, including 'global players' EFI and HP.

Messe Düsseldorf and ESMA announce PEPSO printed electronics show

Messe Düsseldorf and ESMA announce PEPSO printed electronics show

NEWS: Messe Düsseldorf and ESMA have announced a 'strategic co-operation' that will see the launch of a new trade show for the printed electronics market.

Canon sees 2012 growth in production print sector

Canon sees 2012 growth in production print sector

NEWS: Canon has reported a rise in production print sales since it exhibited at drupa earlier this year, with 65 high-volume machines purchased in the UK and Ireland.

Ipex 2014 boosted by Ricoh commitment

NEWS: Ipex organiser Informa Exhibitions has announced that Ricoh has confirmed its 'major presence' for the 2014 show.

GPT Open House to feature major 2012 wide-format launches

GPT Open House to feature major 2012 wide-format launches

NEWS: GPT will open its doors to the industry to demonstrate new wide-format print technology at its Open House event in Reading on October 16th to 18th.

Retail Services launches print division following drupa investments

NEWS: UK-based Retail Services Group has launched a new venture, Retail Print, a provider of bespoke retail graphics.

Wrapped up: packaging and label developments

Wrapped up: packaging and label developments

FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks at recent developments in packaging and labels.

Commemorative drinks cans printed live at drupa

Commemorative drinks cans printed live at drupa

NEWS: Color-Logic has commented on its collaboration with HP at drupa, which saw the two companies create a commemorative drinks can shrink sleeve.

Interview: EskoArtwork's Jef Stoffels in conversation with Output pt 2

Interview: EskoArtwork's Jef Stoffels in conversation with Output pt 2

FEATURE: Part two of James Matthews-Paul's interview with Jef Stoffels, EskoArtwork's marketing director, at drupa.

Interview: EskoArtwork's Jef Stoffels in conversation with Output pt 1

FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul meets EskoArtwork's marketing director Jef Stoffels at drupa, to talk about industry trends and Esko's position in the print industry.

Autobond toasts drupa success with six months of orders

Autobond toasts drupa success with six months of orders

NEWS: Finishing equipment manufacturer Autobond is celebrating its success at drupa with 'a full order book for at least the next six months'.

Scodix reports 'fantastic level of interest' in glitter and Braille at drupa

Scodix reports 'fantastic level of interest' in glitter and Braille at drupa

NEWS: Scodix says its drupa debut made history with around 30,000 visitors snapping up a sample, equating to one every two seconds.

Grafitec to install UK's first Jetrion 4900 following drupa deal

Grafitec to install UK's first Jetrion 4900 following drupa deal

NEWS: Grafitec Label Presses is to install the first EFI Jetrion 4900 in the UK after it secured a sale to Colorscan Imaging Products on the first day of drupa.

Second outing for Lenstar Lenticular Print Award attracts 11,000 votes

NEWS: The organisers of the Lenstar Lenticular Print Award say they were happy with the results of the second edition of the scheme.

This year's drupa 'best ever' for Vivid Laminating Technologies

This year's drupa 'best ever' for Vivid Laminating Technologies

NEWS: Vivid Laminating Technologies reports that it experienced a 'very successful' drupa 2012.

Heavy metal carbon calculators

Heavy metal carbon calculators

OPINION: The mega traditional press manufacturers have been relatively slow to embrace sustainability. However, once the turn is underway it is slow but decisive.

Epson 'doubles sales leads' at drupa 2012

Epson 'doubles sales leads' at drupa 2012

NEWS: Epson has reported twice as many sales lead volumes at drupa 2012, compared with the last show in 2008.

Bordeaux expands reseller network following 'very successful' drupa

NEWS: Bordeaux Digital Printink says it has appointed new resellers and received new OEM opportunities following a 'very successful' drupa show last month.

Renz records 50% increase in drupa orders compared to 2008

Renz records 50% increase in drupa orders compared to 2008

NEWS: Renz says the launch of two new binding and punching systems at drupa was a success, and led to a 50 percent increase in orders compared to drupa 2008.

Canon 'captures 10,000 new leads' at drupa

Canon 'captures 10,000 new leads' at drupa

NEWS: Canon has released a statement detailing its appearance at this month's drupa print trade show in Germany.

drupa 2012 visitor numbers 'far surpass' 2008 figures for Ricoh

drupa 2012 visitor numbers 'far surpass' 2008 figures for Ricoh

NEWS: Ricoh has reported a successful appearance at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf in Germany, with 'thousands of print service providers from all across the world' visiting Ricoh's stand.

Boyall Graphics celebrates world-wide HP Print Excellence Awards win

Boyall Graphics celebrates world-wide HP Print Excellence Awards win

NEWS: Northampton-based digital print company Boyall Graphics received an HP Print Excellence Award in the Labels and Packaging – Speciality Printing category.

Mimaki 'thrilled' by positive feedback at drupa

Mimaki 'thrilled' by positive feedback at drupa

NEWS: Mimaki reports that it enjoyed 'major success' at this year's drupa, with 'strong lead generation' and sales as well as a positive reception for its new products.

All-digital packaging process displayed at drupa

All-digital packaging process displayed at drupa

NEWS: Presstek collaborated with digital finishing company Highcon at drupa, to demonstrate a complete digital solution for the folding carton market.

Azimuth Print picks up new Horizon folding system at drupa

Azimuth Print picks up new Horizon folding system at drupa

NEWS: Azimuth Print has purchased a new Horizon AFC-566F automated B2 folding system from IFS at drupa.

Fujifilm toasts record number of drupa sales

NEWS: Fujifilm has hailed its showing at drupa a 'resounding success' with its largest-ever number of sales and more than 7,000 leads.

Interview: Kodak's Chris Payne discusses drupa, pt 3

Interview: Kodak's Chris Payne discusses drupa, pt 3

FEATURE: Kodak's Chris Payne talks with James Matthews-Paul about the company's drupa splash and what we could expect in four years' time, in the third part of this interview.

Interview: Kodak's Chris Payne discusses the future of print, pt 2

Interview: Kodak's Chris Payne discusses the future of print, pt 2

FEATURE: In the second part of his interview, James Matthews-Paul asks Kodak's Chris Payne his opinions on the future of the printed product.

Printing goes mobile

Printing goes mobile

FEATURE: In years to come we will look back on drupa 2012 and it will be clear that it was the drupa when print started moving into the cloud for real.

Interview: Kodak's Chris Payne discusses Chapter 11, pt 1

FEATURE: In the first of a three-part interview, James Matthews-Paul talks to Kodak's vice-president of commercial marketing, Chris Payne, about the company's Chapter 11 situation.

FastAnt brings POS in-house with HP Scitex purchase at drupa

FastAnt brings POS in-house with HP Scitex purchase at drupa

NEWS: FastAnt has completed the purchase of an HP Scitex FB7600 industrial press at drupa, after the machine came top of the company's comparison tests.

Memjet makes drupa debut with 'game-changing' technology launches

Memjet makes drupa debut with 'game-changing' technology launches

NEWS: Memjet has marked its first showing at drupa with a raft of product and strategic partnership announcements, with OEMs including Océ and Fuji Xerox.

How not to tweet

How not to tweet

OPINION: James Matthews-Paul offers tips on how to use Twitter for business effectively.

Mimaki textiles dance into the spotlight at Landa's drupa show

Mimaki textiles dance into the spotlight at Landa's drupa show

NEWS: Visitors to Landa's Nanography presentation at drupa were treated to a pre-show performance, with dancers appearing in costumes printed on Mimaki's textile solutions.

Czech label convertor moves into digital with EFI Jetrion

Czech label convertor moves into digital with EFI Jetrion

NEWS: EFI has confirmed it signed a deal for a Jetrion 4900 UV ink-jet press to Czech Republic-based label convertor KZK at drupa.

Epson SureColor wins EDP roll-to-roll prize

NEWS: Epson's SureColor SC-S30600 has received the European Digital Press Association Award for the Best Wide Format Roll to Roll Printer up to 1.6m.

Mumbai printer orders manroland press at drupa

Mumbai printer orders manroland press at drupa

NEWS: Hira Print Solutions has purchased a new six-colour manroland Roland 706 LV HiPrint press for its new printing facility in Mumbai, India.

Leaderform seals €2m deal with Screen at drupa

Leaderform seals €2m deal with Screen at drupa

NEWS: Leaderform has purchased a second Screen Truepress Jet520ZZ ink-jet web press at drupa.

Benchmarking, measuring and the meaning of data

Benchmarking, measuring and the meaning of data

FEATURE: We've been staggering around the halls of drupa for what seems a lifetime. We keep hearing about improvements in new engines that are very difficult to put into a meaningful context.

Fujifilm announces more sales at drupa

Fujifilm announces more sales at drupa

NEWS: Following the sale of the first Uvistar Pro8, Fujifilm has announced further sales agreements at drupa.

Drupa visitors 'impressed' by EFI VUTEk QS2 Pro

Drupa visitors 'impressed' by EFI VUTEk QS2 Pro

NEWS: EFI has launched a new addition to its VUTEk range capable of high-quality output at production speeds on its booth at drupa, it says.

Bordeaux demonstrates 'eco-friendly' textile ink at drupa

NEWS: Bordeaux Digital Printink is demonstrating its new water-based ink, PRDS, on a Speedjet Subly 180 wide-format printer at the drupa show in Germany.

Familiar faces: catching up at drupa

Familiar faces: catching up at drupa

FEATURE: Were there fewer familiar faces from the UK's display producers at drupa? I've been here for more than a week and I've certainly bumped into lower numbers than I usually do.

HP announces environmental plans at drupa

HP announces environmental plans at drupa

NEWS: HP has released details on a number of environmentally conscious initiatives tied in with its Indigo range at drupa.

CP Bourg reveals perfect binder for runs of one

CP Bourg reveals perfect binder for runs of one

NEWS: CP Bourg has revealed its new Bourg BB3102 perfect binding system at drupa, suitable for up to 350 books per hour.

EDP award-winning :M-Press Leopard on show at drupa

EDP award-winning :M-Press Leopard on show at drupa

NEWS: Agfa Graphics is currently showcasing its :M-Press Leopard at drupa, following EDP naming the machine being named Best Wide Format Imaging Printer.

Vivid launches upgraded Polarsign laminating system at drupa

Vivid launches upgraded Polarsign laminating system at drupa

NEWS: Vivid Laminating Technologies has revealed an upgraded Polarsign wide-format laminating system at drupa, as well as spreading the word about the recent rebrand of its ProLife film range to Boss.

Canon and Océ 'stronger together' with joint developments at drupa

Canon and Océ 'stronger together' with joint developments at drupa

NEWS: Canon and Océ are presenting their co-developed range of products at drupa, marking the companies' first joint outing since Canon's acquisition of Océ was finalised.

First Fujifilm Uvistar Pro8 sold to cosmetics display printer

First Fujifilm Uvistar Pro8 sold to cosmetics display printer

NEWS: Fujifilm has announced the first unit of its Uvistar Pro8 printer has been sold to Glav Print of Moscow, days after the machine was launched at drupa.

Ilford highlights sustainable printing with new substrate launches at drupa

NEWS: Media manufacturer Ilford is showcasing the environmentally friendly qualities of its display products at the Green Printing Park at drupa.

Interview: EFI's Frank Mallozzi in conversation with Output pt 2

Interview: EFI's Frank Mallozzi in conversation with Output pt 2

FEATURE: Part two of James Matthews-Paul's interview with EFI's Frank Mallozzi at drupa.

Interview: EFI's Frank Mallozzi in conversation with Output pt 1

Interview: EFI's Frank Mallozzi in conversation with Output pt 1

FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul catches up with EFI's Frank Mallozzi at drupa.

RIT School of Print Media hosts annual reception at drupa

RIT School of Print Media hosts annual reception at drupa

NEWS: The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) School of Print Media is holding its alumni reception tonight (May 8th) at drupa, sponsored by Xeikon.

Sappi Fusion promises 'shelf shout' at drupa

Sappi Fusion promises 'shelf shout' at drupa

NEWS: Paper manufacturer Sappi is showcasing the latest addition to its range of packaging media at drupa, which the company says will deliver greater 'shelf shout'.

Screen goes both wide and narrow with drupa launches

Screen goes both wide and narrow with drupa launches

NEWS: Two machines from Screen have made their international debut at drupa: the wide-format Truepress Jet W1632UV, and the Truepress Jet L350UV UV ink-jet label printing system.

HP unveils latest digital press development at drupa

NEWS: HP is demonstrating its 1m-wide full-colour HP Inkjet Web Press at drupa this month, featuring technology that will be available from 2013.

'Proven' publishing and packaging solutions Kodak's focus at drupa

'Proven' publishing and packaging solutions Kodak's focus at drupa

NEWS: Kodak has revealed a number of new publishing and packaging solutions at drupa this week, and is inviting attendees to hear how its printing products are used by existing customers at its K-Zone live presentation theatre.

Ricoh goes cross-media with 'Clickable Paper'

NEWS: At drupa, Ricoh has demonstrated a future cross-media service called Clickable Paper.

Plethora of launches for Fujifilm at drupa 2012

Plethora of launches for Fujifilm at drupa 2012

NEWS: Fujifilm has commenced its showing at drupa with a raft of product launches and technological developments.

Landa unveils Nanography at drupa

Landa unveils Nanography at drupa

NEWS: Print pioneer Benny Landa has announced the launch of six new digital presses using his new Nanography technology.

Hybrid Software launches Proofscope Live at drupa

Hybrid Software launches Proofscope Live at drupa

NEWS: The world-wide launch of Hybrid Software's Proofscope Live software will take place at drupa today (May 3rd).

EFI reveals latest VUTEk and cloud data protection at drupa

EFI reveals latest VUTEk and cloud data protection at drupa

NEWS: EFI has unveiled the latest addition to its VUTEk series of wide-format printers, and an extended offering in its cloud-based software solutions at drupa 2012.

Ricoh reveals new latex printer and workflow at 'carbon neutral' drupa

NEWS: Ricoh has announced its presence at drupa, beginning today (May 3rd), is carbon neutral thanks to its on-site printing activity complying with its Carbon Balanced Printing Programme and recycling initiatives.

Six new printers join Epson portfolio at drupa

Six new printers join Epson portfolio at drupa

NEWS: Epson has unveiled six new wide-format and label printers at drupa today (May 3rd).

New print materials from Ilford launched at drupa

NEWS: Ilford has unveiled two new additions to its Omnijet commercial printing material range at drupa.

Journalism students to 'show the power of print' at drupa

NEWS: Students from the Deutschen Journalistenschule (DJS) in partnership with the VDP will present a bilingual newspaper project, entitled ink., at drupa.

New Vits International finishing solutions to debut at drupa

NEWS: Vits International is set to unveil its new batcher/stacker and digital cutter at drupa, the company has announced.

Newly formed TecnauGroup to present end-to-end finishing at drupa

NEWS: TecnauGroup, formed of Tecnau and LasermaxRoll, will showcase new integrated finishing solutions at drupa.

HP to speak on micro-publishing at drupa

HP to speak on micro-publishing at drupa

NEWS: The market opportunities for micro-publishers will be presented at a seminar by HP and Creative Printers Network at drupa.

GMG to unleash 'technological thunderbolt' at drupa 2012

NEWS: GMG has announced that it will launch its OpenColor and CoZone products at drupa next week.

Digital Information to unveil 'unprecedented' double-sided solution at drupa

Digital Information to unveil 'unprecedented' double-sided solution at drupa

NEWS: Digital Information will present a new double-sided printing system designed for photobooks, posters and POS applications at drupa from next week.

Latest Mimaki printers and applications on show at drupa

Latest Mimaki printers and applications on show at drupa

NEWS: Mimaki will demonstrate its latest printer developments and applications at drupa next month, including the new Mimaki JFX500-2131 UV-LED flat-bed.

'Expanded' K-Zone to take to the stage at drupa

'Expanded' K-Zone to take to the stage at drupa

NEWS: Kodak is to stage a 'dramatically expanded' presentation of its K-Zone discussion format at drupa next month, with 60 sessions.

'World's fastest inserting system' from Kern gets drupa debut

NEWS: Kern states it will demonstrate its latest inserter at drupa, said to be the 'world's fastest'.

Epson to unveil latest SurePress label printer at drupa

Epson to unveil latest SurePress label printer at drupa

NEWS: Epson has announced its new SurePress ink-jet digital label press will be shown for the first time at drupa next month.

ErgoSoft and Tucanna to present workflow solution at drupa

NEWS: ErgoSoft and Tucanna are to show drupa visitors their 'complete and fully automated' print workflow solution.

Agfa partners with Chili Publish to launch :Apogee StoreFront

Agfa partners with Chili Publish to launch :Apogee StoreFront

NEWS: Agfa Graphics has integrated the web-based Chili Publisher document editing software into its new cloud web-to-print solution, :Apogee StoreFront.

HP to urge drupa visitors to 'Print Your Future'

NEWS: HP's stand at drupa will include an exhibition of new digital printing and workflow solutions as well as financing and business development resources with the theme of 'Print Your Future'.

Summa plots its exhibition plans for drupa

Summa plots its exhibition plans for drupa

NEWS: A number of exhibitors' stands at the upcoming drupa show will feature Summa cutting plotters, the manufacturer states.

KEE Consultants and Alwan to offer remote audit prize at drupa

NEWS: Visitors to drupa will have the opportunity to win a remote audit of their standards compliance courtesy of KEE Consultants and Alwan Color Expertise.

Vivid to introduce new feeder units at drupa

NEWS: Vivid Laminating Technologies has announced it will show two prototype auto feeders for its Matrix MX-370, MX-530 and MX-700 machines at drupa.

HP to talk sustainable print at drupa

HP to talk sustainable print at drupa

NEWS: HP is to host an Eco Leadership Forum at May's drupa, with a panel of printing industry experts coming together to discuss sustainability.

Prati to demonstrate integrated label finishing at drupa

Prati to demonstrate integrated label finishing at drupa

NEWS: Prati will showcase its Saturn Plus TE 330 label slitter inspection rewinder on Nikka Research's stand at drupa next month.

Bordeaux targets new markets 'for better printing' at drupa

Bordeaux targets new markets 'for better printing' at drupa

NEWS: Bordeaux will present its expanded range of ink-jet solutions for packaging, textiles and electronics applications at drupa.

'Adaptability' of Agfa :Jeti 3020 Titan on show at drupa

'Adaptability' of Agfa :Jeti 3020 Titan on show at drupa

NEWS: Agfa Graphics will demonstrate two versions of its wide-format, UV-curable :Jeti 3020 Titan printer at May's drupa show in Düsseldorf.

Alwan announces new and improved colour solutions for drupa

NEWS: Alwan has announced the launch of an 'entirely updated range of products' at next month's drupa.

Print school to advise on vocational training at drupa

Print school to advise on vocational training at drupa

NEWS: The Hauchler Studio, an international school for design, print, media and paper converting in Germany, will provide advice on vocational training at drupa.

New ink-jet system from Kirk-Rudy Solutions on show at drupa

NEWS: Grafibind Holland is to present a range of Kirk-Rudy products for the direct mail, newspaper and card industries at drupa.

'Realigned' Mutoh printers to go on show at drupa

'Realigned' Mutoh printers to go on show at drupa

NEWS: Mutoh's stand at drupa 2012 next month will demonstrate the 'realigned' manufacturing process of its digital wide-format printers.

Screen to target packaging printers with board capability

Screen to target packaging printers with board capability

NEWS: Screen's B2 sheet-fed Truepress Jet SX ink-jet printer now features board-printing capability, which will be on show at drupa.

New star to light up EFI's drupa presence

NEWS: News of EFI's comprehensive hardware and software portfolio appearing at drupa is augmented today with details on its latest high-speed digital engine.

Sumbel reveals gluing line-up for drupa

Sumbel reveals gluing line-up for drupa

NEWS: Sumbel has announced that it will show a number of new products on its stand at drupa this May.

Picon going huge with UK print suppliers for drupa 2012

Picon going huge with UK print suppliers for drupa 2012

NEWS: Picon is to host 18 British print suppliers in 800sq m of stand space across five halls at drupa 2012.

Scodix to launch Braille and glitter finishing solutions at drupa

Scodix to launch Braille and glitter finishing solutions at drupa

NEWS: Scodix will launch new finishing products at this year's drupa, including Braille and glittering processes.

The drupa effect

The drupa effect

FEATURE: Why do people really visit drupa? How many are trotting out to Düsseldorf having established that their pockets are deep and their financial advisers friendly?

Presstek to present digital offset press at drupa

Presstek to present digital offset press at drupa

NEWS: Presstek is to exhibit its new offset digital press, the Presstek 75DI, at May's drupa print show in Germany.

HB Fuller looks forward to drupa following Forbo acquisition

NEWS: HB Fuller has commented on its recent acquisition of industrial adhesive business Forbo Group.

IFS to attend drupa with partner suppliers

NEWS: Print industry equipment distributor Intelligent Finishing Systems (ISF) has released details of activities and launches it plans for drupa.

Preparation is all: HP's pre-drupa webinar

FEATURE: We are caught up in a frenzy of pre-drupa news, and it can start to feel more than a little overwhelming.

Mood Indigo goes wider

Mood Indigo goes wider

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul has the scoop on HP's latest addition for drupa – a new B2 press, the Indigo 10000.

Digital Information to raise the bar at drupa

Digital Information to raise the bar at drupa

NEWS: Digital Information will exhibit its Preproofer and InkZone products at its 'legendary' Colorbar at drupa.

Third generation of Chili Publisher to launch at drupa 2012

Third generation of Chili Publisher to launch at drupa 2012

NEWS: Chili Publish will launch Chili Publisher 3.0 at this year's drupa.

Kodak to unveil new digital options at drupa

Kodak to unveil new digital options at drupa

NEWS: Kodak has announced three major new digital printing technologies at a pre-drupa press event, from which James Matthews-Paul reports for Output.

Fujifilm to unveil B2 digital press at drupa 2012

NEWS: Fujifilm has announced a technology showcase of a new B2 digital press for folding carton printing, which it plans to unveil at drupa 2012.

FESPA Digital 2012 pt 3: the opportunity gamut

FESPA Digital 2012 pt 3: the opportunity gamut

FEATURE: In the last installation of his FESPA Digital 2012 round-up, James Matthews-Paul discusses attendance, user experience at corporate stands, problems with wayfinding and more.

FESPA Digital 2012 pt 1: the opportunity gamut

FESPA Digital 2012 pt 1: the opportunity gamut

FEATURE: FESPA's visitors last week were invited to explore the wider opportunities of printed matter, and while a couple of key names were absent there were some valuable new additions to the exhibitor roster.

New workflow and printer to launch at Screen's drupa stand

New workflow and printer to launch at Screen's drupa stand

NEWS: Screen will commercially launch its digital sheet-fed Truepress JetSX printer at drupa, as well as demonstrate the latest improvements to the Truepress Jet520.

Canon and Océ to present 'the bigger picture' at drupa

Canon and Océ to present 'the bigger picture' at drupa

NEWS: The largest display to date of Canon and Océ's combined production print solutions will be on show at drupa.

Paper cutter developer hagedorn seeking resellers at drupa

Paper cutter developer hagedorn seeking resellers at drupa

NEWS: Knife and paper cutting tools provider hagedorn will be at drupa, where it will be presenting new business models for potential resellers.

Ricoh to showcase printers and eco-scheme at 'personalised' drupa

Ricoh to showcase printers and eco-scheme at 'personalised' drupa

NEWS: Ricoh says its presence at drupa is intended to help printers move with the times, with a new printer, software and an environmental impact reduction scheme.

Lenstar Lenticular Print Award 'bigger in 2012', says DPLenticular

NEWS: DPLenticular has praised the inaugural Lenstar Lenticular Print Award  as a 'great success' and expects this year's scheme to be 'a much bigger event'.

New developments in Shuttleworth MIS on display at drupa

NEWS: Shuttleworth is to present the latest version of its management information system (MIS) at May's print trade show drupa.

ROI360 to give drupa visitors preview of web-to-print software

NEWS: May's drupa printing industry trade fair will feature the latest developments in ROI360's software suite Pageflex.

HP Print Excellence Awards: an opportunity to excel

HP Print Excellence Awards: an opportunity to excel

FEATURE: I like the idea of industry awards that demonstrate the skills of the users of digital printing equipment.

Kodak to unveil new technologies and partnerships at drupa

NEWS: Despite Kodak's financial woes, the printing technology company has announced it will be 'in full force' at this May's drupa trade show.

Delphax to introduce elan digital print system to drupa audience

NEWS: Delphax Technologies will present a new digital printing system, powered by Memjet technologies, at this May's drupa print trade show.

Distributor DPI looks ahead to Virtu Quantum launch at drupa

Distributor DPI looks ahead to Virtu Quantum launch at drupa

NEWS: Digital Print Innovations (DPI) says it is 'looking forward' to presenting the Virtu Quantum from Polytype at drupa in May.

'Fine-tuned' Virtu Quantum from Polytype to make debut at drupa

'Fine-tuned' Virtu Quantum from Polytype to make debut at drupa

NEWS: The first public demonstration of the new Virtu Quantum wide-format digital ink-jet printer from Polytype will take place at drupa, it has been announced.

The value of digital concentration: FESPA Digital preview pt 1

The value of digital concentration: FESPA Digital preview pt 1

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul outlines what to expect this year at FESPA Digital in the first of two previews.

Big events for small-format: print industry shows in 2012

Big events for small-format: print industry shows in 2012

FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks at the production print side of the industry's show calendar.

Mark your calendars: the shows of the year

Mark your calendars: the shows of the year

FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns gives her round-up of this year's key European trade shows for the sign and display industry.

2011 review and 2012 preview: a trying time for production print

2011 review and 2012 preview: a trying time for production print

FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks back on a difficult 2011 and predicts the trends for the production print market in 2012.

Printers: new releases

FEATURE: Laurel Brunner looks at the latest printer releases in the production print market.

HP to honour the best in print quality and environmental responsibility with Print Excellence Awards

HP to honour the best in print quality and environmental responsibility with Print Excellence Awards

NEWS: Printer manufacturer HP has announced its search for entrants to the first ever HP Print Excellence Awards.

Digital Print UK: another new kid on the block

Digital Print UK: another new kid on the block

FEATURE: So the news on the street is that another new print exhibition has been launched in the UK.

Look for the grey balance

OPINION: Grey is not that easy to get in the digital market but over the years it has become more and more of a standard.

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