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Megatrend at drupa: The Circular Economy

Global consumption keeps skyrocketing and subsequently, mountains of waste are being produced. To face this worldwide problem, a circular economy must be adopted. With reference to it, mechanical and plant engineering will make great contributions to this new production and consumption model, also in the print sector. The new megatrend circular economy is on the agenda for drupa 2024 as one of the main focuses. We will bring you closer to this topic by defining the term.

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Bacteria-Killing Packaging

With the bacteria-killing wings of insects like dragonflies or cicadas as foundation and inspiration, researchers have created an antibacterial texture to apply to food packaging to extend shelf life and reduce food waste. The ultimate goal is to use it in medicine, for example for implants, as well.

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How Ink Manufacturers And Their Suppliers Are Working Together to Achieve Sustainability Goals

In the face of the impending consequences of climate change, many industries are facing the challenges of adapting production and their use of raw materials to the corresponding conditions. This dynamic is also being experienced by the printing industry. Raw material manufacturers in particular report that their ink customers are becoming increasingly familiar with sustainable approaches such as cradle-to-cradle product development. Companies' efforts to operate sustainably also stem from a key customer need for sustainability.

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The History of drupa: Part Two

In our first part of the drupa-review, we have already collected some exciting insights of the history of drupa and looked back at the changes in the industry since its beginnings in 1951. From old-fashioned letterpress printing to modern 3D printing - Let's experience the history of drupa part two.

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drupa 2024 Major Topics

Last year the first ever virtual version of drupa was held and it was a huge success. Therefore, we are already looking forward to the next drupa in 2024, which will be an in-person event again. Here you will get your first sneak peek on the topics that will be coming!

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Customer Centricity, Resilience and Sustainability: On the Threshold of Industry 5.0?

In several publications, drupa's supporting association VDMA is taking a close look at the potential of the digital transformation for the machinery and plant engineering industry. A joint study with McKinsey examines the role end customers play in its success, and for an online magazine authors share their views on where we currently stand on the path to the next industrial revolution. A 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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