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PrintCity Alliance Moves to New Location near Munich

The PrintCity Alliance is moving its administrative offices to a new location at Gröbenzell near Munich from December 2008. This new location is within a short driving distance of Munich international airport. [more]

PrintCity Success with Research Publications plus a New Ultra Wide Web Project for 2009

The PrintCity Alliance has achieved significant success with three recent publications and has made printed versions of all of them available to order on its Internet shop at due to customer interest:
·         Value Added Printing of Newspapers (VAPoN™) Resource Book
·         Energy Efficiency Optimisation for Web Offset Printers
·         Sustainability, Energy & Environment
At IfraExpo 2008, PrintCity members UPM, Trelleborg, Sun Chemical, MEGTEC and manroland give an update on these successful publications, overview a new ‘Ultra Wide Web Offset’ project for 2009 and introduce an additional new focus area for the period until 2010. [more]

PrintCity Alliance Energy Efficiency for Web Offset Printers Report is now Free from Internet Shop

The PrintCity Alliance has made a third publication - its new 20-page Webline special report ‘Energy Efficiency Optimisation for Web Offset Printers’ - available for free via its new Internet shop at . [more]

Sustainability, Energy & Environment Report is now Free from PrintCity Alliance Internet Shop

The PrintCity Alliance has made its new 24-page special report called ‘Sustainability, Energy & Environment’ available for free via its new Internet shop at  [more]

PrintCity Alliance ‘Connection of Competence Book’ Available Free from new Internet Shop

The PrintCity Alliance has made its new 72-page ‘Connection of Competence Book’ overviewing its activities, projects and membership, available for free via its new Internet shop at [more]

PRINTplusX at the Berlin Brandenburg Direct Marketing Congress

PrintCity and the f:mp. will be presenting "PRINTplusX – The Secrets of Value Added Printing" at the Berlin Brandenburg Direct Marketing Congress (bbdt), a supraregional trade show for contemporary direct marketing.

Successful Start of the PRINTplusX Workshop Series

In the framework of the PrintCity Alliance / f:mp. shared PRINTplusX Project, over 100 representatives from all segments of the graphic arts industry met at the first two Workshops in Augsburg (10 July) and Hamburg (15 July) to discuss the possibilities of Value Added Printing.

PrintCity Alliance Celebrates Successful drupa

drupa 2008, Düsseldorf, June 11 -- The PrintCity Alliance has had its most successful show ever at the drupa exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, May 29 to June 11. With over 40 members and partners exhibiting in Hall 6, the show traffic was so high that PrintCity had to reprint its Hall 6 GUIDEs half way through the show, due to strong demand.

PrintCity Alliance Publishes Sustainability, Energy & Environment Special Report

The PrintCity Alliance has published a special 24-page report called Sustainability, Energy & Environment - Frequently asked questions … and some answers for drupa and beyond, using the shared knowledge of its members.

PrintCity World First – 7, 2 and 9 at drupa!

The PrintCity Alliance is celebrating its 10th year and third drupa with its largest ever range of visitor attractions in Hall 6 at drupa. For the first time ever PrintCity offers seven Competence Centres, two new special attractions and nine new publications, meaning that every visitor can find what they want in Hall 6.

Print4Life focus area for Print Buyers, Brand Owners, Designers and Publishers - PrintCity at drupa

The PrintCity Alliance invites international Print Buyers, Brand Owners, Designers and Publishers to visit its unique Print4Life special attraction in Hall 6 at drupa in Düsseldorf, May 29 to June 11, 2008.

Online Survey on Value Added Printing - PRINTplusX

As part of the joint "PRINTplusX" project presenting ‘The Secrets of Value Added’, the Fachverband Medienproduktioner e.V. (f:mp.) media marketing organisation and the PrintCity Alliance are offering the German speaking market an opportunity to take part in a scientific online survey.

PrintCity VAPoN Resource Book Launched at WAN Congress Budapest

The PrintCity Alliance announced its new Value Added Printing of Newspapers VAPoN™ ‘Resource Book’ at the WAN 2008 World Newspaper Advertising Conference in Budapest.

Value Added UV Sheetfed Printing – A Unique New Guide from the PrintCity Alliance for 2008

The PrintCity Alliance Project Group ‘UV Printing’ announces a completely new edition of its Optimised Sheetfed UV Printing - Best Practice Guide for 2008. As value added UV sheetfed printing is of ever increasing interest worldwide, the new Guide answers these questions and many more:
  • Do you want to grow your business by using Value Added Printing?
  • Do you want to sell print into new higher value markets?
  • Do you want a Guide that gives you all the economic data, production tips and best practice knowledge, all in one place?
If the answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’ then you should contact the UV Printing PrintCity Alliance members to ask for your own personal copy of this 64 page Guide in any of these languages – English, German, French, Italian, Spanish:

PrintCity Alliance Announces Seven Competence Centres and Other Visitor Attractions for drupa 2008

The PrintCity Alliance has announced seven Competence Centres, plus other significant new visitor attractions for drupa:      
-          Brand Protection
-          Food Packaging
-          Value Added UV Printing
-          Value Added Web Offset
-          Workflow Integration and Networking
-          Digital TransPromo
-          Print Meets Electronics

PrintCity Reveals drupa 2008 Plaza Concept

The PrintCity Alliance has revealed its striking new drupa 2008 central Plaza concept, which includes a series of specific attractions for visitors. The objective throughout is to present world leading joint project knowledge & research findings from the PrintCity Alliance, by directing visitors to a series of Competence Centres.

PrintCity Announces New drupa 2008 Partners

As part of its long-term focus on ‘Connection of Competence’, the PrintCity alliance is working with several new partners for drupa 2008. These include BAND’ALL, FINESTFOG, GRAPHIC WEB SYSTEMS and LOGOTEC who will all be exhibiting with other PrintCity members in Hall 6, from May 29 to June 11, 2008.