Positive Investment Climate at Drupa 2008: Purchase Deals Worth More Than Euro 10 Billion
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—06/12/08—At the recent staging of drupa 2008, print media trade fair, the 1,971 exhibitors from 52 countries unanimously reported an extremely high number of promising contacts and successful purchase deals. “drupa 2008 has sent out a clear signal: due to numerous innovations and new fields of business, the print media sector is more agile than ever,” stated Albrecht Bolza-Schünemann, President of drupa and CEO of Koenig & Bauer AG. “This is clearly reflected in the numerous deals concluded with virtually all key business regions.” Overall, drupa exhibitors announced deals concluded worth more than Euro 10 billion. Industry insiders suspect the actual investment sum to be considerably higher.