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Jim Hamilton's take on trends at drupa 2016

Published on June 10, 2016

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne reviews drupa 2016 with InfoTrends Group Director Jim Hamilton, who feels like a kid in a candy story at this broadest-ever drupa. Hamilton calls it the Inkjet drupa 4.0, signifying the maturity of inkjet technologies. He also emphasizes the broad array of digital embellishment technologies.

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By Jim Hamilton on Jun 10, 2016

Maybe the next drupa will be inkjet 4.0, but 2016 is only inkjet drupa 3.0 by my count (2008-2012-2016). Also, so glad that drupa is back to a four-year cycle. That was the right decision. Looking forward to drupa 2020!

 

By Ron Pergande on Jun 10, 2016

Cary & Jim, you always deliver. GREAT interview. I especially like the '12 vs. '16 trends that you identify; the "sales are brisk," industry leader bellwether possibilities; the collaboration with strategic supply chain / oem partners. Couldn't be with you #drupa2016, so THANK YOU for delivering the timely news and excellent takeaways. -Ron & GPA

 

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