The main interest of 50% of visitors, not surprisingly , was digital presses. But 42% and 45% respectively were interested in flexo presses and offset presses. 25% were interested in binding and the same number finishing equipment.

Over 42% of visitors were printers and 14% in-house printers. Most importantly, 40% of all visitors were final purchasing decision makers.

Bill Jones of Exel Group from the UK said:
"We’re regular exhibitors with Upex and this has again been a very useful show for us. The number of enquiries we took at the show are going to keep us busy for some time!"

Michal Obdrzalek of Machinery Europe, Czech Republic said:
"We were happy with the show, we met with interesting customers and got good industry related contacts."

Stephen Hill, Care Graphic Machinery, UK, said:
"We had a very successful show securing deals with both new & existing clients in the Middle East Regions to the value of £650,000. The show continues to grow from strength to strength and gives us the platform to further develop our growing reputation in this dynamic market-place".

UPEX the used equipment exhibition specialists were there providing visitors with the opportunity to meet used machinery dealers from around the world, in one convenient location. Local, European and UK machinery dealers were there to both buy and sell a wide range of equipment from pre-press through sheet and web presses to bindery and finishing kit.

UPEX VILLAGE featured within the UPEX area of Gulf Print & Pack. A central meeting place where visitors and exhibitors could get together in a relaxed atmosphere and do business. See list of exhibitors