All in Print China 2018 on Course for Growth Intelligent Printing in Focus
After being through the internet bubble and the economic crisis, countries around the world begin to realize the importance of manufacturing again. The fourth industrial revolution provides develop and transform opportunities for the countries all over the world. Intelligent manufacturing has become a new battleground for all countries.
In the 1990s, the United States firstly put forward the concept of intelligent manufacturing. Today, countries are offering different strategies on how to implement intelligent manufacturing, such as "National Network for Manufacturing Innovation " of U.S.A; "Industry 4.0" of Germany; "Industrial Value Chain" of Japan. In China, we call it "Made in China 2025", which means in the next 9 years, China will accelerate the integration of new generation of information technology and manufacturing industry. The technology transformation of China's printing equipment has now started!
On October 24-28, 2018, the 7th All in Print China will be held on schedule in Shanghai New International Expo Center. With 9 halls and on 110,000 square meters’ area. The new theme of All in Print China 2018 is: Enter the Era of Intelligent Printing. Renowned global players use the trade fair as a platform to develop their business in China, Asia and the world – including the likes of Windmöller & Hölscher, Baumüller, KURZ, UPG, RISO, BOBST and RICOH.
All in Print is jointly organized by the Printing Technology Association of China, the China Academy of Printing Technology and Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. The trade fair is part of Messe Düsseldorf’s global portfolio for printing technologies which also includes the world leading trade fair drupa – no. 1 for printing technologies.
Numerous Highlights reflect Market Trends
A highlight at All in Print are the eight exhibition segments Digital Pre-Press, Comprehensive Printing, Post-Press Converting, Packaging Equipment, Ink & Innovative Materials, Label Industry, Flexo Technology and Innovation Factory reflecting the various different aspects of the industrial value added chain.
Successfully launched in 2016 the Innovation Factory Pavilion picks up on cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, functional printing, green printing, smart factory as well as virtual and augmented reality technologies. In the Digital Pre-Press Pavilion visitors can familiarize themselves with the latest trends in digital printing and also test new applications and options. A new special area for corrugated cardboard and flexible packaging aims to promote interaction between the printing and packaging industries.
The last edition of All in Print in 2016 was a great success: with 80,000 m2 of exhibition space and 724 exhibitors the trade fair posted a new record. With 76,818 visitors AIP 2016 achieved a 24.2% increase over the previous event.