18/05/2020In a survey (conducted before the coronavirus outbreak) over 500 printers and almost 200 suppliers described the challenges and successes of launching new products and services. For many in the industry, planning their recovery from the coronavirus recession may well necessitate such launches, so lessons must be drawn on how best to do so.
27/04/2020This year’s drupa Spotlight report, Strategic choices in a competitive and converging marketplace, will be published in May.
23/04/2020North America remains buoyant but confidence has slipped in Europe and across all other regions. Developing regions are held back by concerns about political instability and corruption, while developed regions are nervous of an inevitable cyclical economic downturn. Note: The survey was conducted before the outbreak of the corona virus and the postponement of drupa to April 2021.
20/04/2020Here we are again: 365 days before drupa. The new date of April 20 - 30, 2021 is now firmly established in the international calendar. The decision to postpone was difficult, but the only right choice for everyone involved. But what is now to follow on the way to drupa 2021?
03/04/2020The 7th drupa Global Trends Report will be published in April 2020. The results, from a survey conducted before the outbreak of the corona virus and the postponement of drupa to April 2021, show a global industry that remained positive but reflected more challenging global economic conditions.
24/03/2020Mid-March, the postponement of the world's leading trade fair for printing technologies, drupa, to April 20 - 30, 2021 was announced due to the exponential spread of the coronavirus. Director drupa and Global Head Print Technologies of Messe Düsseldorf, Sabine Geldermann, is now answering questions that concern the print industry.
13/03/2020The drupa trade fair scheduled for 16-26 June 2020 will be postponed to 20-30 April 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events.
07/02/2020Touchpoint textile, a new special show for digital textile printing applications, is premiering at drupa 2021 in Hall 4. With the textile industry spawning technologies for numerous industries, touchpoint textile connects these various sectors.
05/02/2020The drupa world tour has been running for several months now to explain the concept and the wide range of special shows and conferences on offer during the eleven-day leading trade fair, and to draw the attention of trade visitors and media representatives from all over the world to the most important technology trends.
24/09/2019Messe Düsseldorf reports impressive booking status / accompanying programme reflects industry’s innovative force