Messe Dusseldorf Asia announced that the 2019 edition of Pack Print International 2019 (PPi) logged over 19,000 packaging and printing trade visitors from 62 countries. This represents a 15% increase from the 2017 edition, and a 30% increase in overseas visitorship.
Top five visitor markets registered from abroad were India, Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Myanmar.
The exhibitor front revealed an almost 10% increase in participation. It was previously reported to be a first-time sold out show. Altogether, there were 325 companies and brands from 30 countries.
Numerous product launches were also done by global brands at the exhibition. This included the worldwide launch of the offset press Speedmaster CX 75 by Heidelberg and Masterwork and Canon’s Southeast Asia premiere of the Océ Colorado 1650. HP debuted the HP Indigo 7000 to the Thai market and Digital Print Pavilion.