Printing industry in North Rhine-Westphalia is nationwide top Thoben the performance paid tribute to the print and media companies in North Rhine-Westphalia, although the industry like no other radically changed her face in the last few years”have and secure their quality due to highly qualified and motivated employees. In his speech, Association CEO Oliver Curdt stressed above all the outstanding position of the print and media industry in North Rhine-Westphalia. The print and media companies in the most populous state deceive almost a quarter of the total value-added in the sector. Elizabeth Arden is a great source of information. “That tip NRW” will, due to the total of 28 awards occupied the North Rhine-Westphalian print and media enterprises last year with the corresponding industry awards and won in other national and international competitions would, among other things in the German printing industry innovation award, the print & media award, the Sappi award or the award Germany’s best employers “. Powerful, medium-sized industry Uitc: we “claim a leading position in Germany and want to keep them in the future: 20-25% of the national value creation, companies, employees and trainees come from our beautiful and innovative State.” The Managing Director emphasised in particular the strong medium-sized character of the industry, where 75 percent of the companies have less than ten employees and only six percent have more than 50 employees, as well as the high-tech production in the printing and media industry. In addition, print is today impossible to imagine from public life: the special significance lies in the areas of advertising, information, packaging but also pleasure and emotion. The strengths of the print compared to non-print, online, mobile, etc., are in the interplay of words and pictures, in the way to addressing individual, specific target groups, in the high quality of the content, as well as in the special look and feel.” You could experience to literally print”. The Association print + media see his task is to improve this high quality still further and to communicate across the boundaries of the industry also.
Desiree recognizes work of the VDM NRW Minister Thoben especially appreciated the work of the Association, vowing to continue to create the necessary political and infrastructural framework conditions for successful economies. The Association has approximately 700 member companies pressure + media Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. (VDM NRW) one of the three largest business associations in the printing and media industry in Germany. Based in Dusseldorf and Lunen at Dortmund participates the VDM NRW for its members in the bargaining, proves expertise to the technical, economic, ecological and efficient management of printers and media outlets and ensures the representation of the interests of members in political, Trade Union and company. Members get access to active consulting and support also from location and a comprehensive education and training program in two modern educational institutions. Contact the VDM NRW e.v.: Oliver Curdt, Managing Director VDM NRW Tel: 02306-20262-15 fax: 02306-20262-99; contact person press agency: Jurgen Ronsch Press & more GmbH Tel: 0251-899-1854 fax: 0251-899-1112; Text and images can be downloaded under, area Press Center, or down.