The TechnoPrint Egypt 2009 event has taken place at the International Conference Centre in Cairo.

The event – held from May 24 to 28 this year – saw several hundred exhibitors, including Heidelberg, Canon, Goss and Xerox, attending.

Exhibitors included press manufacturers, pre-press equipment suppliers and technologies, post-press equipment and materials suppliers, paper, inks, plates and chemicals manufacturers and suppliers, packaging materials manufacturers and suppliers, auxiliary equipment, spare parts manufacturers and suppliers as well as dealers and representatives of international suppliers.

Visitors included local printers, local manufacturers of equipment and materials and local consumers of print products and packages.

According to the vice chairman of the Chamber of Print Industries in Egypt, Khaled Hamdy: “This year’s Technoprint was a great success. We saw 25,000 people visit the event which gave us great motivation for preparing for 2011’s event.”

Hamdy added that Technoprint hoped to include more Chinese exhibitors and visitors at the next event in May 2011. The exhibition was organised by the printing industries co-op Association TAG along with the printing industries development Association PIDA.

The event’s main sponsors included Heidelberg, Print Media Academy, Goss International and Morgana.