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Recession impacts on printers' move to IMPZ 2009-02-01 11

The global economic crisis looks to be having an impact on the relocation of printers to Dubai’s International Media Production Zone (IMPZ).
Managing director of Kwality Printing and Stationery, Haridas Mohanlal Bhatia said: “We have been allotted a space in IMPZ and are working on moving there but because of the slowdown we have to postpone the move, possibly until 2010.”
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The global economic crisis looks to be having an impact on the relocation of

International titles to be digitally produced 2009-02-01 12

Atlas Media Communications is to digitally produce several UK, European and US newspapers in the Gulf region as part of a multimillion dollar contract with Newsworld Corporation.
The project is believed to be the first such project outside of New York and London.
The contract sees a $2.5million investment into a new Screen Truepress Jet520.
Atlas Media Communications chief executive, Amit Radia, said five daily newspapers would be digitally produced.
“There will not be any

Dubai Awards honours 'innovative' printers 2009-02-01 13

The “most talented and innovative” printers across the GCC were recognised at this year’s Dubai Print Awards.
Calling it an award that “raises the bar for the printing industry”, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s second vice chairman, Hisham Al Shirawi, said the growth in the number of award categories was a reflection on the growth of the industry itself.
“It shows that (the region) is working towards improving products to