Market Watch

Final Stats Are in: Messe Düsseldorf Releases Its drupa 2016 Data Sheet
July 20, 2016 at 10:22 am

The drupa 2016 data sheet, recently issued by Messe Düsseldorf, provides a complete breakdown of attendance results for the world's largest trade fair for print and cross-media solutions, that ran from May 31 and June 10, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Some of the information captured in this data sheet includes: the total number of exhibitors, space, total number of visitors, top 10 countries of origin, average length of stay for visitors, as well as additional information.

Book Business Opens Submission Period for 2016 Top Book Manufacturers Ranking
July 18, 2016 at 9:41 am

The Fall Issue of Book Business, Printing Impressions' sister publication, will once again feature the Top 20 Book Manufacturers ranking. Book Business relies on self-reported data and we are calling on printers to submit their information in order to be considered for the annual ranking.

RR Donnelley Merger Proposal Doesn't Have Much Appeal for Xerox
July 15, 2016 at 10:17 am

A proposed deal between RR Donnelley (RRD) and Xerox, introduced by the printer and rejected by the press manufacturer, would have been structured as a Reverse Morris Trust, a tax-efficient approach that would enable RRD to reap a small premium. RRD's executives reportedly would have taken control and Xerox would have absorbed several million dollars in cost cuts.