January 25, 2020
Welcome to Frankfurt everyone and Gong xi fa cai or Gung hay fat choy to our visitors from China on this the first day of the Chinese New Year.
The annual Paperworld trade show, encompassing the tenth edition of the Remanexpo product group, opens today with thousands of visitors expected in to Hall 6.1 of Messe Frankfurt, Germany, to meet with, connect with, trade with and chat with the wide range of companies exhibiting at Remanexpo, from every corner of the industry and from all across the globe.
“Last year’s opening day was busier than previous years, bustling with positivity” said Stefanie Unland, The Recycler’s editor and publisher. “Last minute visitor registrations are up which is always good, and the Frankfurt weather is almost spring like.
2019 was another challenging year for the industry. In recent weeks the market feedback has been very positive on the outlook for 2020. Customer demand is still there and just needing well-managed and proactive companies to offer quality products and services.”
Todays The Recycler Live seminar programme opens with David Connett, a partner and Connett & Unland GbR taking an in-depth look ‘Inside Remanufacturing’, and a look across the industry over the last year.
Firmware is an ever evolving issue in the industry and this afternoons Firmware Forum is a great opportunity to find out first-hand the firmware update issues, the impact on the market, how technology can block firmware updates and how you can restore previous firmware versions.
Keynoting the Firmware Forum is Jon Chan, Global Branding Manager, Consumables BU, Ninestar Corporation opens the firmware forum and sets the scene with his “We can’t stop the upgrades, but we can minimize your loss.” Presentation.
The closing session of today’s The Recycler Live programme is a presentation from Static Control’s General Counsel Elizabeth McKee will give a legal update on recent and ongoing legal cases and what remanufacturers need to know to keep their business safe.
The show is not all about presentations and there is a lot to see in the Remanexpo Hall. Check out our featured exhibitors: chip maker TNCore, surplus OEM stock specialist Impro Group, European based toner manufacturer Integral, Chinese toner manufacturer Hubei Dinglong, European market leader in the office imaging consumables market ARMOR, Spanish company GM Technology will be showcasing their full range of remanufactured printing equipment and supplies, Aster will be showcasing IP-safe products and solutions at the show.
Zhuhai Gikar will have their latest chips at the show and products at this year’s Paperworld, while World leading alternative supplies company, Katun Corporation, will have their latest products at the show. Print-Rite will be showcasing its latest released of compatible Kyocera toner cartridges. Swiss based Cross Imaging are displaying several new products as well as their range of quality toners. Checkout Ninestar’s new monthly subscription Instinkt programme. Then drop by Mito (Part of the Dinglong Group) and one of the largest remanufacturers in the world.
And if you have time don’t forget to vote for your favourite in The Recycler Live Awards, voting closes tonight at midnight, so get voting.
To stay up to date on all that is happening at Remanexpo and Paperworld, visit our website or drop by our booth D61.
More Remanexpo news tomorrow.
Categories : World Focus