Facts about InPrint and Industrial Print

TheFacts InPrint

  • InPrint takes place 8-10 April 2014 in Hannover, Germany
  • InPrint is the world’s only focused tradeshow for industrial print technology
  • InPrint is co-located with Hannover Messe, the world’s most important event for industrial manufacturing
  • InPrint has a dual ticketing arrangement with Hannover Messe which means that your ticket to InPrint will get you into Hannover Messe and up to 20 halls of industrial innovation!
  • InPrint will feature the latest digital inkjet, smart screen printing and 3D Print technology
  • InPrint benefits from a Functional and Decorative Print Conference run by ESMA and IMI that is FREE for all InPrint registered visitors
  • InPrint also benefits from a dedicated 3D Print Factory run by Stratasys that will educate and inform all visitors with the latest innovations and real life case studies for 3D Printing
  • InPrint will feature 100 leading global print technology companies
  • InPrint will welcome European industrial print decision makers wanting to invest in new technology and connect with other industrial print professionals

Industrial Print

  • Industrial Print is defined as being printing that is part of the process of  manufacturing and can have a functional or decorative role.
  • Industrial Print for analogue printing alone, is a $100 Billion industry
  • Industrial Print is predicted to grow to $120 Billion by 2022
  • This growth is driven by a growing consumer market and the increasing introduction of inkjet into the manufacturing sector
  • Industrial Inkjet is the 3rd largest recipient of Venture Capital funding after Social Media and Green Technology
  • Industrial Inkjet Production is forecast to be worth $20 Billion by 2022
  • Speciality Industrial Print is not forecast to contract as a result of the introduction of digital inkjet
  • Digital inkjet is predicted to develop new design potential, new production possibilities and new market formation
  • 3D Printing continues to grow as a manufacturing technology and is producing new possibilities but is not forecasted to become a mass manufacturing technology.