Komori cancels participation in drupa 2021
17 July 2020: Owing to the continued concern over the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Satoshi Mochida, Representative Director, President and CEO of KOMORI announced the company’s decision to cancel its participation in drupa 2021 exhibition. Drupa was rescheduled to be held during 20-30 April 2021.
“The decision to suspend the exhibition participation is being made in light of the continued raging of the novel coronavirus infectious disease and its serious impact to the economy. We have decided to cancel the show participation taking into consideration the potential risks of second or third surge of the pandemic, and to put highest priority in securing the health and safety of our global customers as well as our employees,” Komori’s top brass said in his statement to the media.
He is of the view that while an extremely unusual circumstance prevents KOMORI from participating in the drupa 2021, the company’s plan is to launch an array of new products and services in the days to come. “We are planning open house events and active participations to regional exhibitions. New information will also be released utilizing various media such as corporate websites, information and video distribution service using emails or SNS, online exhibitions and webinars,” he added.
KOMORI puts forward its concept of Connected Automation to revolutionize labor productivity of the printing industry. The KP-Connect is the core of an open platform to bring the concept into reality, through connection of various machines including offset and digital printing systems.