Mark Michelson

Mark Michelson
Inkjet Shifts Beyond 'Traditional' Applications at drupa 2016

The maturation of inkjet 2.0 was certainly a prevalent theme at drupa 2016, but the emphasis shifted beyond more “traditional” inkjet applications such as books, direct mail, transactional and commercial printing. Instead, production inkjet and toner equipment manufacturers unveiled numerous offerings within the digital package printing space — especially for folding cartons, corrugated and labels — earning drupa 2016 “The Digital Packaging drupa” moniker.

Prosper 6000C – Live at drupa

Prosper 6000C inkjet press with in-line finishing prints magazines/catalogs on lightweight coated paper and various commercial jobs.

drupa to Maintain Its Four-Year Cycle (Includes Commentary from Mark Michelson)

Despite the red lanyards showgoers have been wearing at drupa 2016 that say "See you at drupa 2019," the largest print show on earth will maintain its four-year cycle, not the three-year cycle that Messe Düsseldorf had previously announced. As such, the next drupa will be held on the fairgrounds here from Tuesday, June 23, to Friday, July 3, 2020.