Heidelberg, Canon, Kodak exhibits show that digital is clearly the major printing technology.
David Savastano, Editor03.02.16
Every four years, the global printing industry gathers in Dusseldorf for drupa, the largest printing show in the world. This year, drupa will be held May 31-June 10 at Messe Dusseldorf.
Over the years, the show has changed along with the printing industry. For years, Heidelberg had Halls 1 and 2 to itself, showcasing the latest sheetfed technologies.
drupa 2016 will be different. This year, Heidelberg is no longer the largest presence at drupa. That honor goes to HP and its digital entries, which will dominate Hall 17.
For the next few months, leading companies will be announcing their latest technologies. Interestingly, Heidelberg has already discussed some of its new offerings, with an emphasis on digital printing.
For example, Heidelberg partnered with FUJIFILM on inkjet technologies, and Primefire 106 is one of the early results that will be shown this year. Set up for a B1 format, Primefire 106 is said to be ideal for short to medium press
Continue reading this story and get 24/7 access to Covering the Printing Inks, Coatings and Allied Industries - Ink World for FREE
Ink World magazine has tracked the growth of the ink industry and its allied industries through years of changes, technology, evolution, consolidation and market development. No other magazine has been around for as long or covered as much of the global printing ink business. This website is dedicated to providing in-depth industry coverage and late-breaking news.
Already a subscriber? Login