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December 2016 – Download the latest edition of the Global Print Newsletter.


Robert Flather elected Global Print President

Robert Flather, Picon shakes hands with Jiangou Xu, PEIAC

Düsseldorf, 6th June 2016: – Robert Flather, Chairman of Picon, was elected President of Global Print, the international federation of printing equipment manufacturing associations. He succeeds Jiangou Xu, Chairman of PEIAC, the association of Chinese manufacturers, whose two-year Presidency culminated with drupa 2016.

Malkon S. Baboyian was elected as vice president.

“The Presidency of Global Print is a great honour, not only for me but also for Picon,” says Robert Flather. “I would like to thank my predecessor Jiangou Xu for his excellent work maintaining and furthering Global Print’s role as the unified voice of national organisations representing thousands of companies and over 250,000 employees. I look forward to continuing his work, particularly with regard to collating and exchanging information about the changing market trends in our fast-changing industry.


Mr. Jianguo Xu Named Global Print President

March 25, 2014 – At the Global Print meeting in London, Mr Jianguo Xu, PEIAC, was approved unanimously as the new president of Global Print. Mr. Bob Usher, PICON, and Mr. K. S. Khurana, IPAMA, were unanimously approved as the new vice presidents. PEIAC thus takes over the Global Print secretariat from the VDMA.

The Global Print 2014 meeting was held at London's Excel exhibition center with delegations of printing associations from China, UK, USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Japan and India participating. During the meeting, all the national delegates made an introduction to the development situation of their printing industry respectively.

Mr. Trevor Crawford from Inform and Dr. Corbella from ACIMGA respectively introduced how they count the visitors to their shows.


Global Print Meeting, London, 2014

March 2014 – Global Print meeting attendees gather for a group photograph.

Global Print 2014


May 21, 2010 – Global Print chose Ipex as the international event at which to announce Yoshiharu Komori as its new president, who takes over the reins from outgoing president Hank Brandtjen of Brandtjen & Kluge. Read more


Yoshiharu Komori takes on the mantle of Global Print president

May 21, 2010 – Global Print chose Ipex as the international event at which to announce Yoshiharu Komori as its new president, who takes over the reins from outgoing president Hank Brandtjen of Brandtjen & Kluge. Read more


2010 Global Print Meeting

Global Print 2010

Attendees of the 2010 Global Print dinner get together, which was held in at IPEX 2010 in Birmingham, England.


Global Print Founding Members

Global Print Drupa Meeting Photo

Members of Global Print gather for a photo during the groups founding meeting at drupa 2008 in Germany.

International Trade Shows


2017, May

China Print 2017

May 9-13, 2017
NCIEC, Beijing, China
www.chinaprint.com.cn


2017, September

PRINT 17

September 10-14, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA
print2017.com


2017, October/November

IPEX 2017

October 31-November 3, 2017
NEC, Birmingham, UK
www.ipex.org


2020, June

drupa 2020

June 16-26, 2020
Düsseldorf, Germany
www.drupa.de