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2 Oct 2019

The drupa trade fair will set key trends in the global printing industry from June 16 - 26, 2020 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. With its strong exhibitor registration, drupa underlines its unique position as the most relevant and important platform for the global printing industry.

Some 1,800 exhibitors from 50 countries are...

9 Jul 2019

Print Media Centr announces a partnership with drupa to present The Printerverse™, a programme stretched over 11 days of education and ‘printspiration’ for all at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany, 16-26 June 2020.

The Printerverse will co-locate with drupa DNA (drupa next age) which will occupy Hall 7.0 of the fairgrounds. drupa DNA is a key...

17 Jun 2019

The 365-day countdown to the opening of drupa has begun.

The world’s leading industry trade fair, drupa, will officially open its doors in exactly 365 days from today. Holding the theme ‘Embrace the Future’, the trade show will be happening at Messe Dusseldorf from 16 to 26 June 2020.  

According to organisers, the current booking status...

7 Jun 2019

Since drupa 2016, 3D printing has been one of the six highlights in the trade show program. In addition to its own exhibition area, drupa 2020 will once again dedicate a touchpoint 3D fab+print to this future technology.

For the first time, the VDMA Additive Manufacturing Association will be responsible for the content design and impleme...

9 Nov 2018

Messe Düsseldorf announces that drupa 2020 is experiencing a strong demand for exhibition space.

Shortly after the official registration deadline, 96% of the planned 160,000 sqm space is already booked. Companies from more than 40 countries have already confirmed their participation, including the large global players as well as many sma...

27 Jun 2018

After a successful premiere at drupa 2016, touchpoint packaging will once again be the place to be for converters and brand owners involved within the packaging industry.

drupa announced the partners who will contribute to the touchpoint packaging 2020 steering committee. The representatives cover the full spectrum of packaging: Agfa, BO...

17 May 2017

At interpack 2017, organisers revealed the new global marketing campaign and announced open registrations for exhibitors.

With a clear strategic alignment, a new communication strategy and pioneering highlight topics, the international flagship fair for printing technologies welcomes exhibitors from all over the world to present their in...

23 Feb 2017

Organisers announced that dates for drupa 2020 has been brought forward a week. drupa will now be held from 16 to 26 June 2020.

The initial dates were set for 23 June to 3 July 2020. The decision to bring forward the dates came after concerns that the original dates would clash with the European summer holiday period.

Werner Dornscheidt,...

30 Aug 2016

Xeikon emphasised commitment to the Asian market as it highlights the company’s innovative future with Trillium One and Fusion Technology at drupa 2016. 

Xeikon’s expansion in the Asia Pacific region is nothing short of impressive. The beginning of 2015 saw the opening of the company’s Technology Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which a...

12 Aug 2016

Fuji Xerox hosted a healthy number of visitors from Asia at drupa 2016. Through ‘country days’, attendees were able to experience the best of the Xerox booth. Holding the theme ‘Let the Work Flow’, the show floor was sectioned into the six key market application areas: direct mail, transactional marketing, packaging, photos, books & cat...

12 Jul 2016

drupa marks the official launch of Accurio, Konica’s new branding for inkjet and digital workflow portfolio

With the commercial launch of the AccurioJet KM-1 at drupa, Konica Minolta embarked on its goal to claim leadership in the industrial printing market. Focus of the company’s research will revolve around key industrial applications...

24 Jun 2016

This is becoming an emotional Friday, thanks to Brexit. Checking in with the market now is an exhausting roller-coaster mix of nausea and excitement – much like the latest episode of Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards (SO EPIC #TeamStark).

Anyway, I need a distraction. Entertain me while I ramble on about my personal experience at m...

24 Jun 2016

In the lead-up to drupa, CGS Publishing Technologies organised its first ORIS Flex Pack Awards

The aim of the competition is to acknowledge the creativity of current customers of the ORIS Flex Pack // Web system, while showcasing the quality and capabilities of the solution. The winning entries were on full display at the CGS booth at dr...

14 Jun 2016

Asia accounts for 17% of total visitor numbers, up 3.4% from 2012.

The percentage of international visitors at drupa is at 76%, up 16% from the 2012 edition. Asian delegates made up 17% of the percentage. This is an increase from a reported 13.6% at the previous drupa.

India took the largest share of the percentage at 5%, as China followe...

7 Jun 2016

Messe Düsseldorf announced that drupa will stick to its four-year cycle, dropping previous plans to adopt a three-year phase from its 2016 edition.


The next drupa is slated to happen in Düsseldorf from Tuesday, 23 June, to Friday, 3 July 2020.


The decision was made upon feedback from current exhibitors. 


“The current drupa, with its out...

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