Agfa to host virtual event series for offset printing during drupa postponed dates

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Agfa Graphics has announced Studio 4D48, a six-day virtual event featuring sessions “to support printing companies worldwide during their current business challenges and help them plan for the future.” The event will run from June 18 – 26, coinciding with the original drupa 2020 time frame. The series of targeted educational webinars will focus on market and technology trends as well as on the way printing companies can benefit from Agfa’s latest made-to-measure printing innovations for the offset printing industry. These include printing plates and hardware as well as a range of workflow, colour-management, print-standardization and screening software. All of them underpin Agfa’s ECO³ approach, aimed at making print operations more economical, ecological and extra convenient.

Guy Desmet.

“4D48 would have been our booth number at drupa,” said Guy Desmet, Head of Marketing for Agfa’s Business Division Offset Solutions. “Drupa and other tradeshows may have been postponed or even cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but our commitment to the printing industry stands strong. We want to inspire and engage printing companies. In Studio 4D48, our experts will give them an update on our offerings, and how they can move their businesses forward in a cost-effective way.”

In total, the event will host to two webinars per day spenning six days, consisting of a mix of expert talks, user case studies and Q&A sessions. Each webinar will focus on a specific market segment – including commercial heatset and sheetfed printing, offset packaging, and newspaper print production. Various kinds of automation and efficiency increases, as well as cost reduction, will be a common theme. All webinars will be streamed in English from Agfa’s headquarters in Belgium, and will last from 30 to 45 minutes each. Links to the recordings will be made available at the conclusion of the event. To see the full list of scheduled Studio 4D48 sessions and to register, please visit


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