Drupa International Trade Fair Exhibition of Print Technologies is the world’s biggest printing equipment exhibition held every four years in Germany. The word Drupa is a fusion of German words “Druck” and “Papier,” which translate to “Print” and “Paper,” respectively.
The exhibition is a chance for all the printing equipment manufacturers to flaunt their devices and earn praises for their innovations. It is also a good opportunity for the world to witness and experience how the printing world is transforming.
All the big printer manufacturers participate in the event and put up their entries for the exhibition.
The most prominent participants are Kyocera, Canon, Kodak, FujiFilm, Xerox, HP, Transeomedia, Martin Automatic, Siegwork, Heidelberger, Agfa Graphics, Esko Hewlett-Packard, Manroland, New Solution, DirectSmile, Flint Group, Muller Martini, Kern, Oce N.V., Pitney Bowes, Konica Minolta, Inspection, Komori Corporation, EIZO, Koeing & Bauer AG, etc.
Drupa International Trade Fair Exhibition of Print Technologies is expanding every passing exhibition. It hosted as many as 2828 exhibitors from 54 countries than 527 exhibitors from 10 countries in 1951, the year it started.
The recent Drupa International Trade Fair Exhibition of Print Technologies was scheduled to happen in 2021, but just like everything else, it got canceled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Later on, the event managers decided to host the event virtually, after a discussion with all the stakeholders, partners, participants, and exhibitors.
The Drupa 2021 virtually took place on April 20, 2021, and lasted till April 23, 2021, the dates it was originally supposed to happen.
The next Drupa International Trade Fair Exhibition of Print Technologies is scheduled to happen in 2024, from May 28 to June 7.