I had the opportunity to speak on the phone yesterday with Yishai Amir, CEO of Landa Corp. and vice chairman of the Landa Group. We discussed Landa’s $505 million sales success at drupa, including its announcement of major wins with companies like Cimpress, Quad/Graphics and Imagine! Print Solutions.
Kevin Corwin, product manager, explains the wide range of products that can be produced on Rollem's Insignia 7 sheetfed rotary diecutter.
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.
As part of Printing Industries Alliance's "drupa Experience! a Private Turn-Key VIP Tour" from June 1-6, at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, attendees will receive guided and scheduled Executive VIP briefings at key drupa exhibits, deluxe hotel accommodations at the Sheraton Düsseldorf Hotel, five-day show credentials and catalog, public transportation to and from the show, and many other benefits.
Inside KBA’s facility in Würzburg, Germany, sits what may prove to be a key product in digital printing technology for corrugated packaging. HP and KBA partnered to develop the HP PageWide Web Press T1100S, a behemoth of a continuous-feed inkjet press, designed specifically for the corrugated packaging market. On Thursday, Dec. 3, industry journalists from around the world traveled to Würzburg to catch a glimpse of the T1100S in action.
Organized by Heidelberg, Packaging Days was held at the company’s Wiesloch-Walldorf location in November. Here, more than 150 visitors from around the world saw a demonstration of the new MK Easymatrix 106 CS diecutter and the MK Qmini 420/550 offline inspection system. These machines are part of the successful collaboration between Heidelberg and its Chinese partner Masterwork Machinery Co.