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June’s listicle

Monthly round-up of the biggest stories in print

Sad news from the south coast led June’s ranking of most read stories, which also featured the industry’s election ‘printing error’ trope, the exit of an industry stalwart and details of one group’s...


World’s biggest print expo makes a welcome, if downsized, comeback

After years of preparation and hype, Drupa finally returned to Düsseldorf for 11 days from 28 May to 7 June – its first in-person exhibition since 2016 due to Covid disruptions in the interim.

Accused of anti-competitive behaviour

Royal Mail owner faces £878m claim for abusing dominance

Royal Mail owner International Distribution Services has been served with an £878m collective action claim relating to its anti-competitive behaviour in the bulk mail market.

170,000 trade visitors walked the halls at Messe Düsseldorf
Exhibitors largely happy

Drupa numbers revealed

Messe Düsseldorf has revealed that Drupa attracted 170,000 trade visitors to the 2024 event that closed its doors on Friday (7 June) after an 11-day run.

Most read

Catch-up on last month's biggest stories

May’s most read might have been dominated by deals, demises and disqualifications, but it was another ‘D’s print related auction that topped last month’s listicle.

Entry level machine

Massivit to launch new giant 3D printer

Massivit will formally launch its new entry-level large-format 3D printer at Drupa.

(L-R) Peter Jolly and Clare Revell at the 2024 Printweek Awards
Nearly seven years with the business

Peter Jolly to leave HP

Peter Jolly, country manager for UK and Ireland at HP Industrial, has revealed that he is leaving the manufacturer to move on to pastures new.

Hot topics

In case you missed them, April’s most read stories

The end of one technology era and the beginning of another dominated April’s listicle, where the challenges facing some in the trade finishing sector were writ large.