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Annual Activity Report

Thursday, 20 December 2018 09:40

Annual Activity Report

The Intergraf Annual Activity Report for 2018-19 is available now! Published every May/June, our Activity Report provides an overview of Intergraf's work over the past year.
For information about the work and activities of Intergraf over the past year, look no further than our Activity Report. This publication carefully collects and presents an overview of our EU policy work (competitiveness, environment, packaging and social affairs), as well as campaigns we are involved in, communications and publications we distribute, events we organise and support we offer to special interest groups. The report also shares information about how Intergraf is governed.

Download your copy here! INTERGRAF ACTIVITY REPORT 2018-19

Primary contact: Alison Grace

Annual Economic Report

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 22:02

Annual Economic Report

Stay informed of the latest graphic industry economic trends with the Intergraf Economic Report. Download the order form (see how below) and get your report today - we're waiting for your order!

Our Economic report ‘The Evolution of the European Graphic Industry’ provides statistical information for the European Union (EU28), as well as Norway and Switzerland.

It provides an overview of available data on the European graphic industry (e.g. turnover, number of employees and companies, production values, trade), as well as highlights about the economic development of sectors which are relevant to the printing industry (ink, paper, publishing, books, press, energy and postal markets). It also shows historical developments and comparisons between countries.

Official consolidated statistics made available by Eurostat are the main source of information used. The report also features a contribution from our partner Smithers Pira’s ‘European print market review’, which includes a 4-year forecast. Information on current trends in selected European countries is provided by Intergraf’s member federations.

The report is available FREE OF CHARGE exclusively for printing companies belonging to one of Intergraf’s member federations.

You can order the latest report by downloading the appropriate order form below and returning it completed to Laetitia Reynaud, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Order the 2019 Intergraf Economic Report

Download sample pages of the 2019 Intergraf Economic Report here.


Primary contact: Laetitia Reynaud

Value Chain

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 19:15

Value Chain

The printing industry in Europe necessarily relies on other sectors in order to function. The print value chain is made up of the providers of raw materials (e.g. paper and ink), machinery suppliers, content providers (e.g. publishers, graphic designers and other businesses) and various other service providers. Intergraf works closely with the trade associations representing these industries in order to ensure our work takes into account the specificities of and developments in the full print value chain.

Work With Us

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 19:06

Work With Us

Communications & PR Assistant (European Affairs)

Job title: Communications & PR Assistant (European Affairs)
Reports to: Secretary General

Intergraf is the trade association representing the European printing industry, with 21 national printing federation members from 20 countries. The association’s main task is to promote and protect the interests of the printing industry by working with the European Institutions and related organisations.

Intergraf is recruiting a Communications & PR Assistant to support our European affairs team for 6 months until January 2020. We offer an exciting role in a small, international team with plenty of opportunities to develop your skills at a Brussels-based membership association. This position is full-time, starting as soon as possible. The working language is English.



The primary purpose of this position is to assist the European affairs team in their communication with members, press and other stakeholders. The drafting, designing, production and distribution of all kinds of communications in order to ensure that all stakeholders are well-informed is an important part of this role.



Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of managing websites using a CMS (preferably Joomla and/or WordPress)
  • Experience using desktop publishing software (preferably InDesign)
  • Very strong written and verbal English skills, ability to explain sometimes complex technical issues in simple language
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines, with good administrative skills
  • Self-driven, proactive and able to work autonomously
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Educated to degree level (for instance in Communications or European Affairs)

Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience in communications
  • A basic understanding of the EU




  • Collecting information for and writing/editing the Newsflash and News in Brief (Intergraf’s newsletters)
  • Liaising with the European affairs team and external contributors for input into Intergraf’s publications
  • Managing and maintaining Intergraf’s website
  • Liaising with Intergraf members
  • Supervising the production of brochures, handouts and leaflets, and arranging for distribution
  • Ensuring up-to-date contacts are maintained
  • Updating Intergraf’s LinkedIn company page
  • Drafting and sending communications materials for events (invitation emails; agendas; programmes)
  • Designing and/or supervising the production of communications materials for events (email footers; web banners; roll-up banners; event booklets)

Public Relations (PR)

  • Writing press releases and other communications pieces directed to internal and external target audiences for print and online media
  • Monitoring/analyses of media coverage and media relations
  • Ensuring up-to-date media contacts are maintained

General Support

  • Ensuring regular contacts with and support to member federations (phone; email; meetings)
  • Performing ad-hoc tasks such as correspondence, translation, proofreading, minute writing, mail merges for paper mailings and other administrative activities
  • As you will be working in an EU policy environment, there will also be opportunities to attend various meetings and/or events with other team members, as per your interest



To apply, please send a cover letter stating how you fit to the job profile, accompanied by your CV and salary expectations.

Send your application to Beatrice Klose by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mentioning “Communications & PR Assistant” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday 12 July 2019, although we encourage early applications because the selection process will take place on a rolling basis.

We regret that due to the large number of applications we expect to receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:05

Industry statistics

printing companies
companies employing fewer than 20 employees
79.5 billion
positive trade balance
2.5 billion
printed products produced
53 billion
turnover with packaging printing
160 billion
book titles in print
22.5 billion
average newspaper circulation
56 million
newspaper titles in circulation

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