The world’s largest printing show featured new developments in the label and narrow web segment.
David Savastano, Editor06.16.16
drupa 2016, the world’s largest trade show covering the printing industry, has now ended. After 11 days at Messe Dusseldorf in Dusseldorf, Germany, more than 260,000 attendees walked the 19 halls and approximately 1.8 million square feet of the exhibition, and leading suppliers to the printing industry headed home with lots of new contacts and contracts. Label and narrow web suppliers were no exception.
HP had all of Hall 17, and its label and narrow web offerings included the new HP Indigo 8000, as well as a combination press.
“drupa has been great,” said Avi Basu, director, market and business development, Graphic Solutions Business, Americas for HP. “We have a lot to show and there is a lot of traffic. The HP Indigo 6800 is our flagship, and our HP Indigo 8000 is new here, as well as our inline combination system, which utilizes the 6800 and adds embellishments such as foils and textiles.
“We are getting a lot of interest
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