We would like to thank all of the UK visitors who made the effort to visit arguably the best show since the year 2000!
Our below listed suppliers experienced a massive flow of visitors with an unprecidented number of leads being taken.
The Palamides Smartliner240 successfully produced a range of quality books with great lay flat qualities and high page pull strength. Call us for sample books and full detailed offers.
There was an impressive range of Smyth sewing machines for the digital and litho book market with very large format options, several machines were sold at the show.
The new Risetec 4 clamp binder for short run book production was shown for the first time at Drupa. The machine featured inline endpapering, backlining and cover feeding for hard and soft cover book production. The machine also demonstrated the excellent binding strength from the new planamelt hot melt adhesive. This adhesive can now be purchased direct from us for a wide range of binders, please contact us for a trial and pricing.
LasX demonstrated their ‘Cartons in minutes’ technology with the built in robotic stacker system running inline to a folder gluer. Integrated inline traditional creasing was also demonstrated giving 36 creasing positions on 2 axis for connection to the laser cutter. The whole system operates 100% with bar code technology!
IML show cased a 21 machine presentation including box making, eyeleting, drilling, creasing, board strip cutting, casemaking, casing-in and much more! The short run box making and elastic strap fitting machine created great interest.