Ink manufacturers showcase a wide range of new products during world’s largest printing exhibition.
David Savastano, Editor06.09.16
Tomorrow marks the closing of drupa, the world’s largest trade show covering the printing industry. After 11 days at Messe Dusseldorf in Dusseldorf, Germany, leading suppliers to the printing industry will head home with lots of new contacts and contracts.
drupa covers 19 halls and approximately 1.8 million square feet. Among the nearly 2,000 exhibitors on hand this year were many ink manufacturers, who had lots of new products and services to highlight.
EFI made a major announcement at EFI CEO Guy Gecht discussed the company’s new EFI AquaEndure water-based inkjet inks for packaging.
“Everyone has figured out that the combination of water-based inks and UV is a holy grail, but the ability to print it is key. This will really help our inkjet platform become more successful,” Gecht said. He added that AquaEndure will be ready in 2017.
“With the AquaEndure inks, there are a lot of benefits with an aqueous UV ink, in which water is
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