Numerous visitors from the printing industry attended the 24th Polygraphinter Russia that took place in Moscow from November 12 to 15, 2013. Together with the local Russian sales and service partner VIP Systems, manroland web systems presented the whole range of printing equipment that is suitable for the Russian market and beyond. The team successfully interacted with several new customers and projects– a very good sign for the upcoming market.
The Polygraphinter Russia is one of few regional exhibitions, which features equipment, materials and technologies for the whole printing industry. It is the leading exhibition of the printing industry in Russia and Eastern Europe with a longstanding history. More than 200 companies from over 15 countries showcase their products every two years at this show. manroland has used this platform to present its product range containing webfed equipment and services, digital folding solutions and upgrade products.
Talking about Market Situations
The exhibition covered all relevant printing topics and showed many new solutions such as digital equipment for large-format, industrial and commercial printing. The 9th Annual Publishing Exhibition and Conference “Publishing Expo” was also held in Moscow at the same time this year. Publishers and existing customers came together to discuss the current market situation and new technologies. The combination of two major industry-specific events helped to get the attention of all market players and to discuss common problems, tasks and possibilities for all printers and publishers at the Russian market.
“The Polygraphinter Russia was a great platform for networking, meeting existing and potential customers and getting an insight into the Russian market that is surely upcoming”, said Dr. Frank Tietsche, Vice President Sales at manroland web systems. “We have given a great signal to the Russian market by exhibiting together with our strong local partner VIP systems and now expect a positive impact for future projects for the Russian market.”
All attending customers gave a positive feedback on the exhibition and reassured that the printing industry in Russia is on the right track. This is also a good sign for further printing industry events in Russia that seem to become more and more important as meeting places, networking platforms and future sales markets.