Review of Drupa 2024

Review of Drupa 2024

Digitalization, Automation and Sustainability

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Anytron participated in the Drupa 2024 exhibition held in Düsseldorf, Germany, for about two weeks starting on May 28th. This exhibition, held every four years, is the most influential event in the printing and packaging industry and is known as the premier platform to showcase the latest printing and packaging technologies. This year’s exhibition was particularly memorable as it was the first to be held in eight years, having been postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic. With more than 1,600 companies from over 50 countries participating, it saw a record number of exhibitors and visitors.

In this post, we will review Drupa 2024 with a focus on Anytron’s participation and highlights.

Firstly, let’s explore the keywords at Drupa 2024.

Keywords at Drupa 2024

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Digitalization

Digitalization was a central theme at Drupa 2024, highlighting how the printing industry is embracing advanced digital technologies to enhance efficiency, productivity, and innovation. Digitalization is driving significant improvements in production speed, accuracy, and environmental impact. By leveraging cloud-based platforms and advanced digital printing technologies, the industry is moving towards more integrated and efficient workflows.

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Automation

Automation technologies showcased at Drupa 2024 are transforming the printing and packaging industries by streamlining operations, reducing manual labor, and improving overall efficiency. Many exhibitors emphasized the role of AI and machine learning in automating complex tasks and optimizing production processes. Automation is seen as essential for addressing labor shortages and increasing demand for high-quality, sustainable printing solutions. Automation is driving the next wave of innovation in the printing industry, enabling companies to increase output, reduce errors, and lower costs. By integrating advanced technologies, the industry is better positioned to meet the evolving needs of its customers and stay competitive in a rapidly changing market.

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Sustainability

Sustainability was another major focus at Drupa 2024, with many exhibitors presenting eco-friendly solutions aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of the printing and packaging industries. Sustainability initiatives are becoming increasingly critical as the industry strives to reduce waste, enhance recyclability, and lower the carbon footprint of printing processes. The innovations presented at Drupa 2024 reflect a strong commitment to environmental responsibility.

So, what ANYTRON did at Drupa 2024

ANYTRON and 3 keywords

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Digitalization

In-house Fully Digital Inline Label Press ANY-JET II leverages advanced digital printing technologies to provide high-resolution, high-speed printing solutions. Its digital interface allows for seamless integration into existing workflows, enabling real-time monitoring and adjustments to improve production accuracy and efficiency. The machine’s ability to handle variable data printing makes it ideal for personalized and short-run print jobs, reflecting the industry’s move towards more flexible and responsive printing solutions. Anytron’s Hot Folder function simplifies the workflow by allowing jobs to be automatically loaded and processed, streamlining operations and reducing the need for manual intervention.

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Automation

ANY-JET II features automated processes that significantly reduce manual intervention, thereby increasing operational efficiency. Its automated workflow includes functions such as automatic job changeovers, which minimize downtime and enhance productivity. The Auto Job Changeover allows ANY-JET II to switch between different printing and cutting jobs seamlessly without stopping the machine. It ensures a continuous and efficient production process.

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Sustainability

All product line-up of Anytron shows our efforts to minimize environmental impact by reducing unnecessary consumables and minimizing power consumption. Its capabilities with improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions, making it a more environmentally responsible choice for modern printing operations. In addition to environmental issues, Anytron practices true sustainability by eliminating all forms of discrimination, including cultural and religious discrimination, and fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can work together harmoniously.

Considering Equipment Choices: Analog vs. Hybrid vs. Digital

During Drupa 2024, Anytron engaged in conversations with hundreds of customers, discussing equipment choices in the printing industry. There are diverse preferences among stakeholders: some retain skepticism toward digital tools and favor analog alternatives. Conversely, label converters managing extensive orders often prefer analog for its perceived speed and cutting capabilities. However, recent trends indicate a marked rise in small quantity and diverse order types, underscoring the need for adaptable printing solutions.

Review the comparison materials below for analog, hybrid, and digital equipment to determine the best fit for your requirements.

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With 26 years of focused research and development in the industrial printer market, dominated by major corporations, Anytron consistently anticipates and meets current and future market demands. Our success is rooted in understanding customer needs and industry dynamics.

Drupa 2024 served as an invaluable platform for Anytron to directly interact with customers from various countries, gathering valuable insights. We eagerly anticipate nurturing and strengthening these relationships moving forward.

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