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Jacky’s Business Solutions hosts production workshop in Dubai

Jacky’s Business Solutions LLC organized an one day technical and production workshop on 2nd May at Canon’s Sheikh Zayed Road showroom. During the one day workshop, they have featured products and samples from Canon, Zund, 3A Composites, Xanita, and EngView System. They have invited around 40 guests from the local market and they are planning to have the same for the other markets in the coming months.
Ralph Busselot, MD, Cutting Edge Solutions LLC, part of Jacky’s Group of Companies, commented

Jumbo to sell HP’s Jet Fusion 3D Printers

As the UAE continues to invest in developing a competitive knowledge-based economy to fulfil the goals outlined in its Vision 2021 and prepare for Expo2020, there is a growing demand for 3D printing materials in manufacturing and construction. To meet this need, Jumbo Enterprise is expanding its range of products and solutions with HP’s leading Jet Fusion 3D printers.

Jumbo is combining its strength and wide reach in the UAE with HP’s technologically advanced solutions to bring the industry

Brother UAE launches Inkjet Printer Series

Brother UAE, unveils its latest range of Inkjet Multi-Function Centres as part of the brand’s regional growth strategy. The series is specifically targeted for high print volume home offices and small workgroups, the new product line features five new Inkjet Multi-Function Centre models. These include the DCP-T310 (print, copy, scan), DCP-T510W & DCP-T710W (print, copy, scan with wireless connectivity), and the MFC-T910DW (2-sided print, copy, scan & fax with ethernet and wireless

Konica Minolta organised a two-day sales workshop in UAE

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East organised a two-day sales workshop at its UAE distributor Juma Al Majid’s office in Dubai to further enhance their partners knowledge about the commercial and industrial segments of the printing business.
According to the company spokesperson, "The workshop discussed best industry practices in production and industrial Print, market insights, new technologies as well as the high standards that are associated with Konica Minolta’s global strategy

Uflex participated in Beauty World Middle East exhibition

Ulfex Limited participated at the Beauty World Middle East, which was held at Dubai World Trade Centre between 8 - 10 May 2018. During the show, they have promoted their products from Flexi tube portfolio and few more.

Talking about their participation, Ashwani Sharma, president & CEO, new business initiatives of Uflex Limited, commented, “As a testing, we have started to participate in the Beauty World Middle East before four years ago and in the wake of seeing the result, we proceeded

Konica Minolta completes GCC road shows, hosts seminar

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East has announced the completion of its first OPS (Optimized Print Services) road shows with its partners, which was spread across the GCC region covering Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and UAE.
The regional tour started in Dubai on May 9, 2017 with the first OPS Seminar titled “Workflow Solutions”, held in collaboration with Juma Al Majid, where the industry experts from Konica Minolta highlighted the latest technological developments in the area of business

Grapholine’s seminar focuses on prepress, enterprise workflow

Grapholine Trading LLC  along with Hybrid Software conducted a prepress innovation and enterprise workflow seminar for MEA region based on Cloud Workflow and PackZ Software which was held at Somewhere Hotel Apartment Diera on April 23rd.
The seminar started by 10 in the morning and welcome speech was given by Walid Soufi, GM from Grapholine Trading LLC. Mustafa Dilek, sales manager from Hyrbrid Software gave the demo and presentation on PackZ. Followed by Felipe Delgado, technical support

OKI Europe has received award

OKI Europe (META) receives ‘Printing and Consumables Vendor of the Year’ award from Channel Middle East. The achievements of the Middle East IT channel industry were celebrated recently at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina hotel, as Channel Middle East held the eleventh edition of its annual awards ceremony.
Twenty-four awards were presented and they recognised the companies, partner programmes and individuals that have done the most to build and improve the well-being of the

HP expands Smart Tank series in CEMA with two models

HP announced the expansion of its Smart Tank series in CEMA with the HP Smart Tank 315 and Wireless 415. Designed for micro businesses, the printers’ high capacity ink tank system allows users to print up to 8,000 pages in colour or 15,000 pages in black – all at a low cost per page.
“Micro businesses value efficiency, quality and are constantly looking to innovative technology for cost savings,” said Stephane Rogier, head of print business unit, HP Inc. “The new HP Smart Tank printers provides

Epson highlighted their solutions at Seamless show in Dubai

Epson showcased its receipt printers, fiscal printers and mobile printing solutions at the Seamless Retail Show 2018, which took place on April 15th & 16th at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Epson displayed their various solutions including POS terminals, mobile POS printing as well as on-demand colour labelling solutions. The products like TM-T88VI Series, TM-P20, TM-P80, and Colorworks C7500 were displayed at their booth.
According to Shihab Zubair, Regional sales

Canon spotlight on publishing

Canon, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi hosted the first ever ‘Future Book Forum’ in the Middle East.
The Forum, which took place on April 28th during the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, gathered more than 60 top publishers from the Middle East region, and attendees discussed key challenges faced by the printing and publishing industry, potential solutions on how new technologies can help improve profitability, and identifying new opportunities for

OKI Europe appoints new Regional marketing manager for META region

OKI Europe Ltd announced the appointment of Natalie Sweis to the role of Regional marketing manager for Middle East, Turkey and Africa Region with immediate effect.
Natalie has more than 10 years of Marketing & PR experience, prior to joining OKI she had held several senior positions for multiple corporates.
According to the Company, "Natalie has been with OKI for the past two years, and her achievements, extensive contributions and commitment to OKI’s marketing department, has turned her

Epson unveils enhanced new SureColor SC-F2100 DTG printer

Epson has announced a new direct-to-garment printer, capable of making high-quality full colour prints on a range of items including t-shirts, sweatshirts, polo shirts and tote bags. The SureColor SC-F2100 will replace the existing SC-F2000 model, and offers a host of enhancements and new features including improved speed and reliability, lower targeted TCO and the ability to create your own print designs using Epson’s Garment Creator software.
The SC-F2100 is aimed at small to medium businesses

Xerox and CCS launch ‘The Future of Work’ series

Xerox and CCS have propelled ‘The Future of Work’ series in an occasion in Dubai, which was held at Grand Excelsior Hotel in Dubai. The Dubai event featured the significance of digital transformation.
“Our goal is to help our partners in the Middle East region to stay competitive and gain long-term relationships with their customers. Such tools as Xerox personalized application builder will help our channels to provide our clients with individual approach and generate recurring revenue”, said

MENA digital media is expected to grow more in the coming years

Majid Al Suwaidi, MD of Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and Dubai Production City has stated that the new media market is expected to grow from US$1.7 billion to US$3.6 billion in the MENA region. His comments came as part of a speech made on the opening day of the 13th edition of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Middle East Conference, organised in association with Dubai Production City (DPC) which was  held on 28th February and 1st March at The Westin

Sharjah Research and Technology Innovation Park explores 3D printing

Sharjah Research and Technology Innovation Park and Finland's Oulu University of Applied Sciences partner to explore potential of 3D printing across the Middle East's thriving construction segment. The programme's agenda began at American University of Sharjah, which focused on intensive discussions regarding the latest developments in the field of 3D printing and robotics in construction. The programme is part of the cooperation agreement signed between the American University of Sharjah

Canon ME has committed to develop Smart Education as a key pillar of Smart Dubai

Canon ME has committed to develop Smart Education as a key pillar of Smart Dubai. Under its ‘Education For Life’ campaign, Canon Middle East is spotlighting its suite of solutions that address challenges brought about by the changing needs of key education sector stakeholders – students, teachers, and administration. Canon ME showcases its commitment towards enabling the digital transformation of the education experience in the UAE and the wider region with a series of events, kicking-off in

Toshiba Tec and Arabian Business Machine Co. unveils e-STUDIO 3508LP series

Toshiba Tec and Arabian Business Machine Co. (Olayan) have announced the launch of the e-STUDIO 3508LP series – world’s first series of monochrome multifunction systems with Toshiba’s unique hybrid print technology. KSA was chosen as the first country to launch this product within the GCC Countries. “With the increase of environmental awareness, we truly believe that today businesses have to operate efficiently, economically and ecologically if they want to be successful,” said Pradeep Kumar

Zaabeel Advertising invests in Teckwin from Heliozid Océ

Zaabeel Advertising, Dubai has invested in Teckwin UV roll to roll printer TS 5000HF from Heliozid Océ.
Talking about their investment, George Tadros, managing partner from Zaabeel Advertising, commented: “The printer was purchased in January from the SGI Exhibition 2018 and the installation was made shortly after the exhibition. At Zaabeel Advertising,  we have specific requirements in terms of print quality, print speed, and printers’ reliability. We tested and evaluated several 5M outdoor

HP’s new ACF programme

In collaboration with HP’s Anti-Counterfeiting and Fraud (ACF) Programme, authorities in the Emirate of Dubai have identified and confiscated fraudulent products. Jointly they have closed down two internationally active manufacturers and wholesalers of fake print supplies.
Between December 2017 and February 2018, the officials raided numerous premises across the region, including outlet stores, clandestine workshops, and hidden warehouses. In total, the authorities confiscated 35,400 illicit

OKI Europe adds wireless availability to advanced A4 colour printers

OKI Europe Ltd has added wireless connectivity to two of its High Definition Colour, A4 printers – the C332dn and MC363dn.
The compact new C332dnw and MC363dnw come with wireless connectivity as standard, making high quality in-house printing of a huge range of materials, from A6 to 1.3m banners, even simpler and faster. Easy to set up, the new wireless printing capability is a further enhancement on the already advanced connectivity of these innovative LED devices, which are helping small

HP showcases solutions and applications at INDEX 2018 show

HP Inc. participated for the 4th consecutive year at INDEX Exhibition – Dubai.  HP showcased technology that revolutionised the interior design industry by offering a new and simplified process of design delivery.
Partnering with local and international designers, HP demonstrated various design applications printed with their unique HP latex technology.
Mark Ward, regional business manager – HP Middle East and Saudi Arabia stated: “We are not actually trying to promote our printers or

Idealsun Group installs printers from Dynagraph

Sharjah based Ideal Graphics, part of Idealsun Group invested in Canon C10000VP, Vivid Matrix 370P, and Mamo perfect binding from Dynagraph.
Talking about the machine, Sunil C Thomas, MD, Idealsun Group, said, “Markets are in the process of transition from print-first to digital-first and hence, the future of paper and print will be determined by how printing organisations reinvent themselves in the digital-first universe. As the ‘best in class’ the imagePRESS C10000VP colour digital press is a

Al Mawrid goes once more with Heidelberg printing technology

Al Mawrid Printing & Advertising, a unit of the Thomsun Group has ordered a second Heidelberg ICS multi-process web-fed press to take care of developing business sector demand for highly finished packaging. It is also to be noted that In 2012, Al Mawrid ordered its first Heidelberg in-line flexo press. The combination of a Heidelberg ICS, with a printing width of 670mm, and an in-line die-cutting machine, Heidelberg FCL, was mainly meant for the production of cigarette packaging. After the

Canon ventures in e-commerce platform

Canon Middle East has announced the launch of its new e-Commerce platform in the region – www.uaestore.canon-me.com– bringing Canon products and merchandise closer to consumers. The online store will carry over 450 products ranging from cameras, printers, office equipment and lenses, as well as official Canon merchandise: apparel, household equipment, travel accessories, and more.
Anurag Agarwal, managing director, Canon Middle East, said: “The launch of our new e-store is a major step that will

Roger Nicodeme to get additional responsibility in Heidelberg Gulf region

Heidelberg Gulf Est. recently reported that Mazen El Tibi is leaving Heidelberg Gulf Est., and he will have another part with Heidelberg Druckmaschinen in Germany. Roger Nicodeme will be accountable for all Heidelberg Gulf region effective from 1st April 2018. Roger has over 17 years of involvement with Heidelberg and having over 28 years of printing industry involvement in the Gulf region. Zeid Al-Jehni, GM of Heidelberg ME FZCO, remarked, "I accept this open door to express gratitude toward

Paperworld Middle East highlights regional openings

Paperworld Middle East 2018 concluded its three-day run in Dubai with thousands of trade buyers stopping by the region’s trade fair for the paper, stationery, and office supplies industries.
The 8th edition of the annual exhibition welcomed 7,004 visitors from more than 90 countries at the Dubai World Trade Centre, while 303 exhibitors from 42 countries presented their latest wares in a regional market hungry for new ideas and business solutions.
New features at Paperworld included the Corporate

Liberty's digital division expands with Xerox

Liberty Printing Press (LPP) new digital division multiplies their opportunities with the Xerox Versant 180 Press. The new division called 'Print Shop' is located in Ajman which is a fully fledged, standalone operational unit, and a proud part of LPP. Liberty Printing Press is one of the leading print solution companies in the Middle East integrating a design studio, offset printing press, screen printing unit and a full-fledged packaging and production house.
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Mepco Gulf with its partner Mondi hosts event

Mepco Gulf with its Austrian partner Mondi – Vienna hosted a special conference at the Shangri La Hotel on the 28th of February to introduce the rebranding of Color Copy and IQ and the design paper PERGRAPHICA.
Fadi J Baaklini from MEPCO Gulf, commented, “The vast majority of our shows and conferences are geared towards the value added products. Being innovative company we generally wanted to provide solutions to the customers by thinking outside the box. We have new products apart from the

Xerox's new ink series

Xerox’s AltaLink  devices are the first multifunction printers to be certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) under new testing standards for  security protection profile for hardcopy devices. This new protection profile is based on the security requirements specified by United States and Japanese government agencies. NIAP is the U.S. government organization that ensures compliance with the global Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation.
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