In February 2019, print industry leaders and best-in-class manufacturers will once again converge on the Messe Lucerne exhibition center in Lucerne, Switzerland, for the 13th iteration of Hunkeler Innovationdays, the essential industry event in high-performance digital printing.
Innovationdays 2019 will feature groundbreaking innovations,exciting world debuts, and a full range of practical solutions, including Hunkeler’s own Generation 8 systems. Across two halls and four days, subject matter experts from nearly 100 leading suppliers will present high-performance technology for the next generation of digital printing and finishing, including integrated quality-control systems, workflow software, and finishing materials.
Visitors will see over 40 live production solutions running a highly diverse lineup of applications focused on commercial printing, book production, brochure and mailing production, transactional printing, and more. The showcase will include the latest updates to Hunkeler’s Generation 8 roll finishing, featuring plowfolding and the capability to stack B2-size sheets in-line with high-speed inkjet presses. Also unveiled will be Hunkeler’s latest innovations in high-efficiency, high-speed unwinders and rewinders, digital cut-sheet finishing, integrated web monitoring, and document tracking and reporting. Standard manufacturer Horizon will also have a large presence in the finishing arena in partnership with Hunkeler, showing end-to-end solutions from roll to finished product.
More than 6,000 visitors from over 50 nations traveled to Lucerne for Innovationdays 2017, and the 2019 event will build on that success. Despite continual growth, Innovationdays is still built around the intimate and engaging atmosphere that has been a hallmark of the show since its inception. “We’re really proud of the way the show has retained its unique identity,” explained Stefan Hunkeler, President, Hunkeler AG. “Innovationdays allows attendees to examine the latest developments in our industry in a very concentrated way, in a compact, easy-to-navigate venue. We always push to emphasize current trends and developments, as well as how these affect real world production environments, so that our visitors can maximize their opportunities to discover, learn, and share.”