As the print industry continues to evolve, all segments  need to take a hard look within. Changing dynamics as a result of  developments in technology and increasing presence of online communication is giving rise to many questions about long term stability.  Suppliers, print buyers and even organisers of events will need to adapt to an evolving industry.
Organisers of exhibitions too, should take a hard look at their business model, at  market trends and most importantly listen to what their customers are saying. Only then would they be able to  service the needs of their customers.
This edition of PrintWeek we have featured a special coverage of Paper Arabia 2013.  The must read articles include a write up on the resurgent Kodak, the unveiling of QuarkXPress 10 with 50 feature enhancements in the software’s design and cross media capability and  the supposedly ‘inevitable’ merger of giants UPM and Stora Enso.
Our Star Product features the high capacity inkjet JetStream 5500 from the stable of Océ and the latest version of colour management tool from Alwan.
All our articles, features and interviews are uploaded on  Hope you enjoy reading the October issue of PrintWeek MEA.