5-th International exhibition of equipment, technologies and supplies for print and advertising production 18-21 June 2019 Russia, Moscow, Crocus Expo

Printech 2017: Impressive Results

The 3-rd International Exhibition of Equipment, Technologies and Supplies for Print and Advertising Production Printech was held with great success in Moscow from 20 to 23 June 2017.


This year, the tremendous success of Printech is supported with the statistics data: the number of visitors has grown by 39%, participants – by 83%, while the growth of the exhibition area made 139%!
During the four days, the exhibition was attended by 3,812 specialists from 68 Russian regions, and 82% out of them came to purchase either equipment or services (buyers). The total exhibition area was 4,000sq. m. Eighty-six companies took part in the exhibition, including 31 foreign companies from 9 countries. The major players of the printing market presented their expositions, namely: EPSON, НР, IQDEMY, LOMOND, OFFITEC, RICOH, RISO, Xerox, Avtonim, Heidelberg CIS, TERRA PRINT GROUP, Europapier, InitPress Digital, Kern CIS, Nissa Distribution, Nissa Centrum, Russcom, Smart-T, YAM International.
This year Printech is held for the first time with the support and active participation of ACIMGA (Italian Manufacturers Association of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industry) uniting the largest global companies. Italy is one of the leading countries in the production of machines for gravure and flexographic printing, paper and cardboard processing machinery, as well as machines for processing. The Italian collective exposition at the exhibition brings together more than 9 participants who presented their equipment at the stand.

The stands of the participants displayed a large number of new products in digital printing. The visitors could check over the quality and speed of printing on various materials, to get a consultation from a specialist on issues of interest and hold negotiations.

For example, Xerox held the official Russian premiere of the full-colour digital printing machines Xerox Versant 180 Press and Xerox Versant 3100 Press. In addition, Xerox presented the full-colour Xerox Color C70 system and samples of packaging made using digital printing.


The Masterwork Diana Eye 42A inspection machine was demonstrated at the stand of Heidelberg CIS for the first time in the Russian Federation. It is designed specifically for printing houses which print packaging. This machine is popular with printing houses which have high requirements for quality of the finished products and aim at setting up defect-free production. It is especially important in such industries, as production of packaging for pharmaceuticals and branded products. Diana Eye 42 makes it possible to ensure the maximum reliability of processes and improve the professional post-printing processing.
At RICOH stand, every visitor was able to test personally the new products made by this company: the new professional monochrome digital printing machine Ricoh Rro 8200S with high printing quality; the new universal and compact colour digital printing machine Ricoh Pro C5200S which uses the technologies of high-end models; the 7-colour Pro C7100X colour digital printing machine which allows printing with the use of white, transparent and neon yellow toners; Ricoh Pro C9100 which is the flagship of the series of colour digital printing machines with unlimited possibilities for printing on any materials, including cardboard, as well as other equipment.
One of the high-profile stands displayed YAM International’s exposition under the slogan “Vision of Your Victory” offering solutions for production of labels and packaging.

RussCom demonstrated various solutions for printing production and advertisement, including the large-format printers Mimaki CJV150-107 and TS30-1300 with the width of 1.3m for textile printing, the card printer Smart for production and printing of plastic cards, the unique 3-in-1 set for production of labels Graphtec CX1000 and other equipment.

Одним из самых масштабных стендов стала экспозиция компании «ЯМ Интернешнл» под девизом «Философия вашей победы», где были представлены решения для производства этикетки и упаковки.

IQDEMY offered to the specialists the wide-format Maglev UV printer for printing advertising on any materials: plastic, acryl, glass, foam board, composite panels.
JEST presented at its stand a new product for the Russian printing market – the professional colour printer for printing labels VIPCOLOR VP700.
The joint stand of Avtonim and HP presented the operation of the printer HP Latex 570 combining high image quality, lean production and green approach. The specialists could also see the wide-format photo printer HP DesignJet Z6800 of the Production line operating with high speed and offering the opportunity to control printing colours, and the printer HP PageWide XL 8000 – the fastest wide-format printer for monochrome and colour printing ensuring a 50% reduction in the total production costs.
Riso Eurasia’s stand displayed various risographs: A2 format, bichrome RISO ME 9350 and the printers ComColor FW5230 and ComColor GD9630.
SMART-T showed the advantages of the T-shirt printer Polyprint TexJet echo. The visitors could also see the operation of Mimaki flagship – the roll UV plotter UJV55-320 with the printing width of 3.2m, the solvent plotter Mimaki JV300-160 ensuring outstanding ink-jet printing quality and unique for its class productivity, and the printer UJF-3042 MkII featuring the option Mimaki Kebab MkII for printing on cylinder objects.

The paper producers and suppliers Europapier and LOMOND prepared for the exhibition a vast variety of coated paper, cardboard, offset and newsprint paper, new collections of designer’s paper, self-adhesive paper, paper for labels and other special paper.


Business Programme
Traditionally, Printech Exhibition offered an eventful business programme. On 20 June, the printing industry forum New Mode Technology Print 4.0. – Growth Potential for Russian Printing Production was held. During the forum, the speakers discussed the modern market of printing products, trends and new technologies.
On 21 June, the conference Automation of Publishing Houses – No Secrets took place. It was organised jointly with Publish magazine. The specialists received from the speakers practical recommendations on implementation of the industrial control system in a printing enterprise. The conference was attended by about 80 persons.
The third day of the exhibition was dedicated to the international experience review: the Italian Manufacturers Association of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industry (ACIMGA) held the seminar Made in Italy. Important Aspects of the Packaging and Printing Industry in Italy.
Simultaneously with Printech, RosUpack – the largest exhibition dedicated to the packaging industry – was held in Russia, in which 603 manufacturers and suppliers of packaging and filling equipment and materials, finished packaging, labels and raw materials took part. RosUpack visitors had an opportunity to see Printech exposition and participate in its business programme events in order to search for and choose equipment for printing on packaging and labels.

The 4th International Exhibition of Equipment, Technologies and Supplies for Print and Advertising Production Printech will be held in Moscow, in Pavilion 3 of Crocus Expo IEC, on 26–29 June in 2018.