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World Economic Forum views 3D printing as key technology

As the 3D printing is about to enter the mainstream, the World Economic Forum (WEF) takes note. They asked more than 800 executives and experts from the information and communications technology sector about their expectations on 21 tipping points. Here are the experts’ views on how 3D printing will change manufacturing and medicine in the years to come.

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Infographic: The economics of print

Our second drupa Global trends report is out now, tracking key economic and market developments in the global print industry over the period leading to drupa 2016 and beyond. Here’s a summary of the results in an infographic.

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The Economics of Print – The new world order

Our second drupa Global trends report is out now, tracking key economic and market developments in the global print industry over the period leading to drupa 2016 and beyond. This year we issued a full separate supplier survey, sharing some questions with the printers, but also asking other more specific questions relevant to them. Here's the executive summary.

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The History of drupa: Part One

The history of drupa: A look back at the beginnings in 1951 shows the rapid changes in an industry that at that time still paid homage to book printing and melted lead for letters. Today drupa shows how to print electronics or 3D and much more. A little timetravel.

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Sustainability in The Print Industry

The latest growth of paper wrapping has been remarkable and has led to some great investments, with many companies wanting to get involved. On the other side, many businesses that already claim to be involved, cannot back up those claims. With an evolving need for sustainability in the print industry, how is the transition handled by different companies?

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drupa Essentials of Print: Tim Sykes

With our recurring drupa Essentials of Print series, we deliver a series of articles, from designers, brand owners, printers, converters, journalists and influencers, providing them with a platform to share their opinions on the latest developments of the print industry.

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[Guest Article] Print Refining at PDC: Value of Value Added Printing

The trend of value-added solutions manifests itself throughout the graphic industry in the form of innovative strategies, through technical innovations and an authentic understanding of professional sustainability. As part of the PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION, the industry initiative Creatura, among others, shows sophisticated solutions and the latest methods.

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[Guest Article] Sustainability at PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION: Top Industry Congress plus Trade Fair

PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION 2019

PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION, PDC, which takes place on October 20 and 21 in Düsseldorf, wires together all important topics of the graphics industry with the advantages of the formats trade fair, congress and networking: eight theme worlds, four parallel lecture series every day with 48 lectures and workshops and over 60 exhibitors. Sustainability is a main topic with 6 presentations on both days. 

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