There are a number of major shows through the U.S. that are dedicated to printing. For decades, the annual Graph Expo/PRINT shows, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, were the place to go for all things conventional.
Times have changed, though. Conventional printing has been in decline, with digital printing making gains in many segments, and printing shows primarily dedicated to digital (SGIA, for example) have flourished.
Over time, the major conventional print shows have seen their audience change. Major exhibitors such as Heidelberg no longer dominate the shows, as digital print specialists have taken the lead at these shows. As a result, PRINT 13 and co-located CPP EXPO, organized by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), will offer the latest in digital technologies to its attendees from Sept. 8-12, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
A look at the major booths of the floor plan show that digital specialists Canon, EFI, FUJIFILM, HP and Kodak have taken large positions a
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