A strong focus at drupa 2016, which takes place May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will be the advances in industrial printing, such as packaging, glass, textile, ceramics, flooring, laminates, wood, wall covering, decorative and electronics, show officials say.
“Packaging production and industrial printing applications are recognized today as growth markets," says Werner M. Dornscheidt, president and CEO of Messe Düsseldorf. "We must follow market changes and identify future trends to integrate them into our concept for the trade fair. For 65 years, drupa has always been at the forefront of technological innovations."
Sabine Geldermann, director of drupa 2016, adds: “The print and media industry is changing. New technologies are establishing themselves. With the highlight themes of print, functional printing, packaging production, multichannel, 3D printing and green printing, we are responding to this change and are opening up new visitor target groups with state-of-the-art technologies and new solutions.”
In addition to individual exhibitors’ products on display, drupa 2016 will present the latest design and production solutions in the special exhibits drupa innovation park (dip), drupa cube, touchpoint packaging and PEPSO – Printed Electronics.
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