Drupa is the largest printing equipment exhibition in the world, held every four years at Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The word Drupa is a portmanteau of the German words druck and papier; print and paper respectively.
390,044 visitors attended Drupa in 2008, and 1,953 exhibitors from 54 countries covered a total of 17.9 hectares of space. The next Drupa exhibition will take place in Düsseldorf from May 31 to June 10, 2016.
Thousands of industry experts are usually present, and corporate representation typically includes companies such as Agfa Graphics, Océ N.V., Muller Martini, EIZO (Eizo Nanao Corporation), Hewlett-Packard, Punch Graphix, Flint Group, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, MAN Roland, Kern, Pitney Bowes, Xerox, Kodak, Canon, Transeomedia, DirectSmile, Konica Minolta, Ricoh,Martin Automatic, Siegwerk Inspectron and Koenig & Bauer AG. Several new technologies are typically demonstrated during Drupa.
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