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W&H has next-gen flexo and gravure presses at drupa 2016

By Canadian Packaging staff   

Automation Flexibles drupa 2016 Industry 4.0 Packaging 4.0 W&H Windmöller & Hölscher Group

Windmöller & Hölscher to provide live demonstrations of its presses at drupa 2016.

Windmöller & Hölscher Group will present its comprehensive product portfolio on more than 1,000 square meters at the drupa 2016 trade show in Düsseldorf (Hall 15, Booth A41), May 31-June 10, 2016.

A new generation of flexo and gravure printing presses will be premiered at the event.

“As is customary for W&H, we will unveil our newest technologies at drupa where visitors from all over the world can have a close-up view,” says W&H chief executive officer Dr. Jürgen Vutz, noting that live machine demonstrations will run several times daily.

At this year’s trade show, W&H will focus on the concept of Packaging 4.0, the company’s vision of Industry 4.0 applied to the production of packaging.


“We will show how intelligent machines, integrated processes and intuitive handling are already increasing efficiency during production and bringing customers substantial added value,” adds Vutz.

In addition to the booth at drupa 2016, W&H will simultaneously host an in-house expo with further machine demonstrations in its new 3,000 square meter technology center in Lengerich, Germany.

drupa 2016
May 31 – June 10, 2016
Düsseldorf Fairgrounds, Hall 15 | Booth A41

Expo during Drupa 2016
June 2, 3, 7 & 8 in Lengerich
Shuttle bus between Düsseldorf and Lengerich
Register with your W&H representative or at the W&H booth.

About Windmöller & Hölscher
Windmöller & Hölscher, a family owned company, is world leader for machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging. The product portfolio includes high- performance machines for film extrusion, printing and converting. As a global company W&H offers its clients everything from a single source: from expert consultation and engineering to the delivery of high quality machines and complete packaging production lines. Approximately 2,500 employees create optimal solutions for the individual production tasks of flexible packaging producers – bringing the corporate philosophy “Passion for Innovation“ to life. Machines from Windmöller & Hölscher are in use in over 130 countries and by more than 5,000 customers. In 2015 the Windmöller & Hölscher Group with its headquarters in Lengerich, Germany reached sales of approximately €720-million (~CDN $1.052-billion). Company information available at

Caption: Intelligent machinery, integrated processes and intuitive handling: W&H’s booth will focus on the motto “Packaging 4.0.”


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