New member of the Printing and Paper Technology Association
Lisa Raphaela Grübl has been supporting the Printing and Paper Technology Team since 1 October 2019.
Acceptance guidelines for sheetfed offset presses published in English
The revised Guideline for the Technical Approval of Sheetfed Offset Presses is now also available in English.
"drupa is a Fair of Superlatives"
Preparations for drupa 2020 are in full swing. In an interview, drupa Director Sabine Geldermann from Messe Düsseldorf explains what visitors can look forward to from 16 to 26 June 2020.
Pack Print International 2019 in Bangkok
Modern solutions for Southeast Asia's growing packaging industry
Mercury in UV special lamps - Further elongation of RoHS exemption will be requested
The exemption 4(f) in Annex III of the RoHS Directive still applies, but new applications must now be submitted for further elongation.
Draft of EN 1034-1:2019 on Paper Technology Published
The draft standard EN 1034-1 "Safety of machinery - Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines - Part 1: Common requirements " has been published for CEN Enquiry.
drupa world tour Starts this Week in Mexico City
Over 35 events in 27 countries on five continents until spring 2020 / High-ranking delegations present the concept of the world's leading trade fair for print, cross-media und packaging solutions as well as the most important industry trends.
Putting Down Future Visions on Paper
School competition of the Stiftung Druck- und Papiertechnik (Printing and Paper Technology Foundation) in the run-up to drupa 2020, the largest international trade fair for the printing and print media industry.
"Our consistent automation philosophy is taking hold."
After a successful integration phase following the merger of manroland web systems and Goss International, Alexander Wassermann hands over the reins to the new managing director Franz Kriechbaum. In an interview, the two talk about the advantages of the merger for the international business of the newly formed manroland Goss Group, their plans for the packaging market and service, and fully networked PRINT 4.0 processes in web offset printing.
Overview of PrintPromotion Print Media Conferences
This time there will be 2 thematic blocks: - Packaging and Digitisation / Industry 4.0 / Artificial Intelligence

Press releases

Preparations for drupa 2020 are in full swing. In an interview, drupa Director Sabine Geldermann from Messe Düsseldorf explains what visitors can look forward to from 16 to 26 June 2020.
Modern solutions for Southeast Asia's growing packaging industry
Over 35 events in 27 countries on five continents until spring 2020 / High-ranking delegations present the concept of the world's leading trade fair for print, cross-media und packaging solutions as well as the most important industry trends.
As Head of Business Development for Printing Presses at Siemens Digital Industries in Erlangen, Germany, Thilo Sporbert and his team are involved in automation and digitization projects for printing press manufacturers all over the world. In the interview, he reports that Industry 4.0 is now being implemented, what role platforms like MindSphere play in this - and why it is worthwhile for machine builders to invest in digital twins.
Trade Association Board Elects New Management Duo in Dresden / Andreas Endters, Member of the Group Management of Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA, Deputy Chairman with immediate effect / Kai Büntemeyer retires after 15 years as Chairman of the Board of Management
The ANDRITZ GROUP employs 29,000 people at more than 280 locations in more than 40 countries. Last year, the plant manufacturer generated sales of a good 6 billion euros. The Pulp & Paper division contributed more than a third of this figure. Dr. Joachim Schönbeck, the responsible member of the Executive Board, talks in an interview about the reasons for growth, successful digitization and a new research center
• Print China 2019 with around 200,000 visitors and more than 1,200 exhibitors on 140,000 square metres of exhibition space • Good response at German joint stand - interest in printing and paper technology "Made in Germany" continues unabated
Winkler Dünnebier from Neuwied develops and manufactures highly automated machines for the mail and postal industry as well as for the manufacture of hygiene products with around 500 employees. In an interview, Managing Director Frank Eichhorn reports on the company's recent very dynamic development, the interaction of digital and offset printing in the mailing sector and the increasing demand for intelligent automation solutions.
Steady export volume of 4.6 billion euros: EU, China and USA remain the most important sales markets; Stable business climate in German printing and paper machine manufacturing; Industry is in search for skilled workers
An interview with Andreas Endters, President and CEO Voith Paper in Heidenheim
Interview with Dr. Ansgar Kaupp, General Manager of EyeC GmbH in Hamburg
The autumn event of the Forum Packmittel took place on 30 October 2018 at the company ROVEMA GmbH in Fernwald. Due to current events, the focus was on plastic packaging.
Interview with Olaf Hartmann, Managing Partner of the Multisense Institute
Ten printing and paper machinery manufacturers present themselves together in Shanghai under the label “Made in Germany” - Joint presentation at the fair receives good feedback - Increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors underline the importance of the All in Print China as supra-regional leading trade fair
Interview with Dr. Jens Magenheimer, Division Manager at ISRA VISION
Leading German machine builders explain the potential of modern printing and finishing processes
Future workshop brings together member companies, trend researchers, students and the drupa management team - Participants discuss the influences of social and technological trends on printing & paper and develop a joint vision
Interview with Ralf Gumbel, Managing Director of Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH, Stuttgart
PrintPromotion GmbH introduces Colombian specialist teachers to modern, quality-assured print shop workflows
Interview with Thomas Huhn, CEO of Division Paper and CSO of TKM Group
PrintPromotion GmbH organizes hands-on training for printing specialist teachers at the AZP training centre for print and media in Chemnitz - Specialist teachers from four continents complete a four-week advanced training in modern quality-assured printing processes
Interview with Prof. Dr. Johannes Schilp, Professor at the University of Augsburg
KELENN technology in Antony, close to Paris, is specialised in fast inkjet printing systems, imaging systems and equipment for printed electronics. General Manager Didier Rousseau founded the company in 2005. In the interview he explains why his company invests half of its turnover in R&D, the visions that drive him, and how the sectors printing, imaging and printed electronics interlock with each other.
PrintPromotion GmbH held two specialist conferences in Moscow and St. Petersburg on networked press and postpress processes - Leading German engineering companies showcased efficient solutions for the future
The Association for Print Technologies (APTech℠) and the Printing and Paper Technology Association within VDMA, the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association of Germany (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau) announce the joint comprehensive study “Worldwide Market for Print 2.0: Global Opportunities in Publishing Printing and Marketing & Commercial Printing” (WWMP) is now available for purchase.
General Assembly discusses future perspectives of printing and paper technology manufacturing in the Industrie 4.0 environment - New, enlarged board – Kai Büntemeyer remains Chairman of the Board - Positive outlook to drupa 2020
Chief Executive Officer of Koenig & Bauer AG honoured for his outstanding merits for printing technology manufacturing
Interview with Kai Büntemeyer, Managing Partner of Kolbus GmbH & Co. KG
The Friedrich-Koenig medal was awarded to Claus Bolza-Schünemann, CEO of printing equipment manufacturer Koenig & Bauer, on April 19, 2018.
Sales increases with printing and paper converting machines - Order intake remains stable all over - Foreign demand consistently at a high level – China and Russia are important driving forces
PrintPromotion GmbH organises joint stand at leading trade fair for printing and packaging technology in Latin America / Exhibition showcases new ideas for modernisation of regional printing industry
Founded in 1950 and located in Rüdesheim, the company H.C. MOOG GmbH builds multifunctional sheetfed rotogravure presses and special customized machines.
Since 1932, the Planatol Gruppe has developed and produced adhesives, and since the 1950s the group has also manufactured adhesive application systems. Frank Heuer, Managing Director of the machinery manufacturing sector of Planatol System, explains in this interview how the teams responsible for development, adhesives and application cooperate, why business started to improve with the entry of an investor, and where the adopted strategy is already effective.
In this interview, Erich Kollmar, who manages the company together with his brothers Martin and Philipp, explains why he firmly believes that the paper industry has a future, which challenges need to be addressed for fully automated production processes and why BELLMER is continuously growing despite the difficult market environment.
Prof. Dr. Reinhard R. Baumann talks about trends and printing methods applied in printed electronics as well as about what functional printing can perform beyond Industry 4.0.
PrintPromotion GmbH and the U.S. American NPES association jointly organize three expert conferences in Brazil / German and U.S. American technology manufacturers present innovative printing and paper converting technology
The company Windmöller & Hölscher KG in Lengerich, Germany started up 148 years ago. Today it is a world leader in the market for machines for manufacturing and printing flexible packaging.
Research Identifies Global Market Trends and Growth Opportunities in Publishing Printing and Marketing & Commercial Printing
Sixteen German medium-sized companies use the joint presentation at the trade fair under the label `Made in Germany´ / Chinese packaging market with enormous market potentials
German medium-sized companies present the latest packaging, printing and plastics technology “Made in Germany” in Thailand - The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy organises a joint pavilion – good visitor response and positive exhibitor feedback


"Our consistent automation philosophy is taking hold."
"Now it's Time to Implement Truly Integrated Data Landscapes"
"The Pace of Innovation is Increasing Rapidly"
"We see a tendency for advertisers to shift their budgets back towards print."
"Young staff love working with digital tools!"
"Growth Potential in the Print Market? - Without a Doubt!"
"Print is brain-friendly communication."
“We Are More Than Ready for the Challenges of the Future in the Printing and Paper Sector“
"Metal Printing is High-tech - and a Technology with a Future!"
"We Need to Keep Closer Tabs on the Market"
Print 4.0 Process Chains Should be Based on Interoperability
"In the Future we will be Printing Everywhere - on All Materials."
"We Are Venturing Into New Territory From Now On"
"Maximum Print Quality with Minimum Effort"
“The Printing Industry is Still Our Key Market“
“No Doubt Paper Still Has Growth Potential“
“We Print Conductors, Semi-Conductors and Insulators – the Basic Components of Electronics“
"We need Smart, Resource-Saving Packaging"
“Industrial Printing has Clearly Become a Standing Leg for KURZ”
“Within the Packaging Industry, There is a Growing Demand for Flexible and Interconnected Solutions”
"We See Industrial Printing as a Potential Growth Segment"
“We See Dynamic Growth Above All in Digital Packaging Printing”
"Print is alive and omnipresent! However, our role is changing"
”Digital Printing Will Take Market Shares Away From Label Printing – We Are Well Prepared For That“
“Innovation potential also lies in services and the aftermarket”
"Industrial Printing Unlocks Growth Opportunities for Press Manufacturers"
An interview with IST Metz: “UV light is and will remain indispensable”
We are working hard on Print 4.0 solutions
“Automation only makes sense where it pays off”
Intelligent quality assurance systems in production processes
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