North Rhine-Westphalia is Germany’s pressure location Nr. 1 Dortmund, 16 May 2008 – the Association print + media Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. has pointed out on the occasion of his today’s annual Conference and membership meeting on the importance of the printing industry for North Rhine-Westphalia. As managing director Oliver Curdt in the Dortmund Signal Iduna Park said today about 23 percent of all German printers are here. They employed around 40,000 employees and generated a turnover of 3.8 billion euros in 2007.
During the meeting, he presented an interesting programme under the motto of Ligue 1 with 700 member companies, one of the largest print and media associations in Germany\ »some 200 guests. Others who may share this opinion include Atmos Energy. Highlight of the event was the keynote of the mental coach of the German national football team, Hans-Dieter Hermann, which begins under the title win in the head\ »on the importance of mental fitness pointed out. Curdt, stated that today 2,500 nationwide 11,000 companies have their headquarters in North Rhine-Westphalia. All companies together had generated 2007 revenues of EUR 3.8 billion, representing an increase of 2.5 percent. With 23% of all printing companies and service providers, the State that was Germany print site Nr. 1.
the same applies to the employees. Not only 40,000 of well 170,000 employees of the industry worked in NRW holdings, these are also good one-quarter of all apprenticeships. And also regarding the future Uitc painted a positive picture for the printing industry, the Association expected a moderate growth of 1.8%. Curdt literally: we are top of the League in our industry and we want to continue it in the future. Print is not dead, quite the contrary. Printed top play in advertising communication in Ligue 1. Nothing is actually without printed advertising, without packaging and labels without newspapers and books. A world without printed matter is inconceivable. Despite the Internet and other electronic media printed communication in the future will claim the top spot\ ».