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drupa is the leading trade fair for the printing and graphics industry. It takes place every four years in Düsseldorf and is a must-attend event for everyone involved in the printing, packaging and graphics industry.

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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like drupa
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like drupa

Published: April 19, 2024

Frank has been to every drupa event since 1972. A visit to drupa is an investment in the future of your company. It is a peek into the future of the printing industry. Some introductions will not be ready for prime time, but they will eventually make a difference. It is worth the trip. Watch Video

Koenig & Bauer Is Ready for drupa!
Koenig & Bauer Is Ready for drupa!

Published: April 11, 2024

Koenig & Bauer is a familiar name to printers and converters, but their involvement in drupa extends beyond just manufacturing equipment. In this video, sponsored by Koenig & Bauer, David Zwang talks with Sr. VP Marketing Eric Frank. Watch Video

Nick Gawreluk’s Personal Road to drupa
Nick Gawreluk’s Personal Road to drupa

Published: April 9, 2024

Nick Gawreluk, Special Content Programs Manager for WhatTheyThink, shares his own personal “Road to drupa” journey. Watch Video

The Road to drupa: HEIDELBERG CEO Dr. Ludwin Monz on drupa 2024
The Road to drupa: HEIDELBERG CEO Dr. Ludwin Monz on drupa 2024

Published: April 1, 2024

Dr. Ludwin Monz, CEO of HEIDELBERG, shares with WhatTheyThink the company's business and its focus areas. Dr. Monz also offers a preview of HEIDELBERG at drupa 2024. Watch Video

Road to drupa: Messe Düsseldorf's Sabine Geldermann Previews the Upcoming Event
Road to drupa: Messe Düsseldorf's Sabine Geldermann Previews the Upcoming Event

Published: March 28, 2024

Sabine Geldermann, Director of drupa for Messe Düsseldorf, speaks with WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels for the Road to drupa series and gives a great overview of where things are at and what to expect when we arrived at the messe in just over two months. Watch Video

The Road to drupa: PGCA
The Road to drupa: PGCA

Published: March 26, 2024

The PGCA is a collaborative effort between the PIA Alliance and the Graphic Arts Association, representing the print and graphic communications industry in the New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania areas. The mission of PGCA is to help printing businesses become and stay profitable, offering services such as lobbying, environmental health and safety work, training, and HR support. PGCA has organized trips to drupa in the past, providing group appointments with vendors and facilitating networking opportunities.The trip to drupa aims to foster community interaction and collaboration among competitors in the printing industry. The attendees of the trip to drupa are a mix of veterans and first-timers, providing a learning experience for all. Watch Video

Road to drupa: HP Indigo Continues Breaking Boundaries Between Digital and Offset
Road to drupa: HP Indigo Continues Breaking Boundaries Between Digital and Offset

Published: March 25, 2024

In anticipation of drupa, HP Indigo has announced new and upgraded products that focus on productivity, uptime, reliability, and cost of operation. David Zwang talks to Keren Yakolev, Head of Product and Strategy for HP Indigo. Watch Video

The Road to drupa: Pat McGrew Identifies Automation as the Hot Topic
The Road to drupa: Pat McGrew Identifies Automation as the Hot Topic

Published: March 21, 2024

Pat McGrew joins us on The Road to drupa with insight on why workflow automation is well positioned to take center stage at Düsseldorf. Watch Video

The Road to drupa: Cary Sherburne Highlights the Opportunity
The Road to drupa: Cary Sherburne Highlights the Opportunity

Published: March 19, 2024

Cary Sherburne shares her perspective of why attending the drupa trade fair in late May/early June is so important—and what to look out for. Watch Video

David Zwang On the Road to drupa
David Zwang On the Road to drupa

Published: March 14, 2024

David Zwang joins us on the road to drupa with insight for both first-time attendees and trade show veterans. This is an event you do not want to miss! Watch Video

WhatTheyThink's Nick Gawreluk and Eric Vessels Preview Road to drupa Video Series
WhatTheyThink's Nick Gawreluk and Eric Vessels Preview Road to drupa Video Series

Published: March 13, 2024

WhatTheyThink's Nick Gawreluk and Eric Vessels join forces to preview an exciting video series that will build up to drupa and feature several thought leaders, analysts, subject matter experts, printers, exhibitors, all who will talk about what to expect at the drupa trade fair in late May/early June. Watch Video

WhatTheyThink and Cal Poly Team Up to Plan a Meaningful Visit to drupa 2024 for Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students
WhatTheyThink and Cal Poly Team Up to Plan a Meaningful Visit to drupa 2024 for Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students

Published: December 12, 2023

Colleen Twomey, Professor and Graphic Communication Department Chair, Cal Poly, provides some background on the graphic communication program, how it has evolved over the years, and also talks about the WhatTheyThink/Cal Poly project to send six students to drupa 2024, giving them the opportunity to work in a publishing environment and also experience the world's largest printing trade show. Watch Video

The Road to drupa: ESG is Dead—Long Live Sustainability!

As part of our Road to drupa coverage, Marco Boer of IT Strategies looks at the possible implications of recent EU regulatory sustainability mandates on the printing industry. Read More

HP Indigo’s drupa Announcements Aim to “Break the Analog to Digital Boundaries”

HP Indigo has not slowed down in their mission to drive the digital transition of print and packaging production. For drupa 2024, they have lots of new product announcements, all of them targeted at “Breaking the Analog to Digital Boundaries.” Read More

Road to drupa: Digital Packaging Printing Trends 2024

As part of our “Road to drupa” coverage, Marco Boer of IT Strategies looks at the current status of digital printing of packaging, the benefits it can provide for converters, and what to look for in Düsseldorf. Read More

Road to drupa Production Continuous Feed Inkjet Trends 2024

As part of our “Road to drupa” coverage, Marco Boer of IT Strategies looks at current trends impacting the continuous-feed production inkjet market, and what to look for in Düsseldorf. Read More

Road to drupa: Cut-Sheet Production Inkjet Trends 2024

As part of our “Road to drupa” coverage, Marco Boer of IT Strategies looks at current trends impacting the cut-sheet production inkjet market, and what to look for in Düsseldorf at drupa 2024. Read More

drupa 2024: Can You Really Afford to Miss It?

When many in print and converting production and technologies around the globe get together, one of the discussions usually goes something like this: “How many drupa events have you been to?” or, “what was your first drupa?” There must be a good reason for that! David Zwang talks with Sabine Geldermann, Director drupa, Portfolio Print Technologies, Messe Düsseldorf, to discuss the upcoming drupa 2024 itself and the various regional events leading up to it. Read More


drupa News

OneVision Software at drupa 2024

Komori's drupa 2024 Exhibit Information

Scodix Leads Embellishments into the Future with New Product Lineup at Drupa 2024

OnPrintShop Announces New Upgrades for Diverse Print Segments at drupa 2024

Agergaard Group drupa 2024 Preview

Enfocus Showcasing the Future of Affordable, Flexible Automation Software at drupa 2024

Re S.p.A. Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation at Drupa

“We Are the Future of Print” – Mimaki to Spotlight Innovation, Sustainability and Inclusivity at drupa 2024

Live drupa 2024 Demonstrations of Cutting-edge SaaS Platform, frontline.io, Set to Accelerate Market Adoption and Transform Print Industry’s Training and Support Services

ACTEGA Asks ‘Meet Us Where You Need Us’ at Drupa 2024 - Bringing Latest Products, Sustainable Innovation and Regulatory Expertise to Locations Across the Show

IST METZ at drupa 2024 – More than UV Innovative Thinking and Modern Aesthetics

DesignnBuy Gears Up to Reimagine Web-to-Print at Drupa 2024

Innovation Meets Efficiency: technotrans Presents Cutting-Edge Cooling Solutions for Digital Printing

H&B Will Be at Drupa 2024 With Revolutionary Digital Embellishment!

Kyocera Document Solutions Europe Management to Unveil Comprehensive Capabilities at the World's Largest Trade Fair, drupa 2024, in Germany

artience group to Feature Inkjet Technology at drupa 2024

Digital Imaging Association (DIA) to Present Your Personal Guide to drupa 2024 April 17

Katun Expands Digital Printing Team

BW Converting Unlocks Next-Gen Printing, Packaging and Mail Solutions at DRUPA 2024

Komori to Unveil the J-throne 29 Next Generation Digital Press at drupa 2024

Kongsberg PCS to Debut Advanced New Robotics and Next Generation Digital Cutting Technology at drupa

Up to 20 Percent Increase in Overall Productivity Thanks to Peak Performance Technology from HEIDELBERG

DuPont to Showcase the Power of Innovation in Cyrel® Flexographic Solutions, Artistri® Digital Inks and Tyvek® Graphics at drupa 2024

Esko, X-Rite, Pantone & Enfocus to Co-Exhibit at drupa 2024 Showcasing New Integrated Technology Ecosystem Benefiting Today’s Packaging Supply Chain

Highcon Announces New Digital Die Cutting Solutions with Advanced Features for Mainstream Folding Carton and Corrugated Production

Miraclon Announces drupa Line-Up That Guarantees Packaging Printers a Path to Modern Flexo

EyeC Presents Innovative Solutions to Support Sustainability in the Printing Industry at drupa 2024

Cost Pressures, the Skills Shortage, and Sustainability—HEIDELBERG Is Addressing These Megatrends with Innovations at drupa 2024

Fujifilm Group Announces its Presence at drupa 2024, As It Invites Visitors to “Discover the Difference”

Step into Ricoh’s HENKAKUVERSE at drupa 2024

INX to Highlight Sustainability and Customer Collaboration at drupa 2024

Landa Launches New Press Models – S11 and S11P - Offering Faster and Smarter Performance

Epson's Duncan Ferguson Presents in Advance of drupa 2024

GEW’s Diverse Product Range Strengthened By New Launch at drupa

Hybrid Software, the Heartbeat of Industrial Printing and Packaging, Outlines Exciting Plans for drupa 2024 in a Pre-conference Press Event

Canon Announces the ProStream 3160 as Flagship Model of the ProStream 3000 Series

Canon Announces Digitally Printed Labels and Packaging Market Product Strategy

Canon Announces the Expansion of its Label Printing Portfolio with New LabelStream LS2000

Canon Announces Expansion of its Series of Highly Successful B3 Sheetfed Inkjet Presses with the varioPRINT iX1700

Canon Expands ColorStream 8000 Series of High-Speed Web-Fed Inkjet Presses with ColorStream 8110 and New Flagship ColorStream 8200

BOBST unveils labels and packaging innovations on the road to drupa 2024

Transforming Flexo Printing: Cutting-Edge Sustainable Solutions to Take Center Stage at drupa 2024

HP Sets New Industry Standard in Digital Printing with Advanced Technology and Intelligent Automation

Transforming Flexo Printing: Cutting-Edge Sustainable Solutions to Take Center Stage at drupa 2024

Kodak at drupa 2024: Groundbreaking Solutions for Inkjet and Traditional Offset

Tomorrow’s Finishing, Today. Tecnau Previews drupa Theme and Plans

RMGT to Exhibit at drupa 2024: “Assist Your Potential with Technological Expertise and Constant Innovation”

Baumer hhs Once Again Demonstrates Its Innovation Capabilities at drupa

swissQprint to Exhibit a Full Product Line-Up

Pioneering Sustainability: technotrans Unveils Enhanced Portfolio at drupa

Kyocera to Exhibit the Small Footprint, Big Potential of its Inkjet Portfolio at drupa 2024

Komori to Exhibit at drupa 2024

Redefining Packaging: Touchpoint Packaging at drupa 2024

Successful Digital & Webfed Technology Days at Koenig & Bauer

Müller Martini Makes Production More Sustainable with OnDemand Production

drupa 2024: Prime-Time Event for Global Printing Industry from May 28 – June 7, 2024

BOBST Industry Vision Becomes Reality By Addressing Customer Needs

Impressive Line-Up for drupa Cube

Kodak Will Present Powerful Solutions for Digital and Traditional Print at drupa 2024

palamides GmbH and Popp Maschinenbau GmbH to Showcase CTB Solution in Joint Stand at drupa 2024

FTA Europe Reveals the Full Lineup of Diamond Awards 2024 Gold Sponsors

Are Technology Providers Doing Enough to Reduce Packaging’s Environmental Footprint?

Successful Start of drupa World Tour

Create the Future with Xeikon at drupa 2024

Latest drupa Essentials Article Tackles Challenge of Attracting Talent to the Printing Industry

More drupa Essentials Articles Feature Expert Opinions in the Run-Up to drupa 2024

Touchpoint Sustainability: Shaping the Change Towards Sustainability at drupa 2024

drupa Essentials Articles Feature Expert Opinions in the Run-Up to drupa 2024

WhatTheyThink Informational Webinar for drupa Exhibitors Drew Significant Interest

dna x Imaging: New Convention All About Imaging and Printing at drupa 2024

Fujifilm Confirms Larger drupa 2024 stand to Showcase Expanding Commercial, Packaging and Wide Format Product Portfolios

drupa 2024 Ticket Shop Open Online

Nick Gawreluk Joins WhatTheyThink as Special Content Programs Manager

drupa Next Age: Platform for Networking and New Business


WhatTheyThink is the official show daily media partner of drupa 2024. More info about drupa daily media programs

drupa 2024 Event Details

May 28-June 7, 2024
Düsseldorf, Germany

drupa 2024 program Exhibitors List Plan your visit

WhatTheyThink is the official show daily media partner of drupa 2024. More info about drupa programs