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Liberty invests AED 1 m in Petratto Metro 78 folder-gluer


Liberty printing press has bought Petratto Metro 78 folding & gluing machine from Afra.
Briefing PrintWeek MEA of reason for this investment, operations manager, Manish Mukundan says “Being around for 25 years in UAE print market, we were always into commercial printing segment, this investment will take us a step closer to packaging.”
Petratto is well known for its folding and gluing options and to have a closer look at the machine, I have visited the Petratto stand at Ipex2014 in London where I come to know that this is the machine which we had in our mind. In addition, the length of the delivery are extended which enables us to take in any complex or complicated packaging design in single pass and with the 6 glue guns which factually

Rashid Printing opens up new channels for growth with Kodak

Rashid Printing invests in Kodak Nexpress  SX3300 digital production colour press to accomodate their short run jobs needs.
Speaking about the reasons for opting the colour press, Zoeb Boxwala, director, Rashid Printers, commented, "We have been doing a lot of printing for high-end customers, but over the years we’ve seen the runs getting shorter and shorter. With our existing offset equipment, we recognized that the cost viability from a production point of view was quickly decreasing. We

Konica Minolta, Juma Al Majid hold seminar on work flow

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East and Juma Al Majid Establishment, Konica Minolta UAE distributor, recently organised a seminar on ‘Work Flow Solutions’ in Dubai. The seminar was the 1st of its kind to be held by Juma Al Majid, where industry experts discussed the latest technological developments in the area of business visibility with structured process enhancement practices.
The event was attended by industry professionals who experienced innovative and beyond conventional means

Epson launches high-speed business A3 MFP in the ME

Epson launched its next generation of superfast eco-efficient business inkjet printers, the WorkForce Enterprise, at a launch event in Dubai attended by Epson’s business partners from the region and media persons. This ultra fast 100ipm departmental colour office A3 printer delivers the ecological benefits that only inkjet technology can offer, providing a low power solution with fewer supplies at the price of a departmental laser copier. The WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 is joined by a 75ipm

Digital Factors unviels their own card printers

Digital Factors FZCO, one of the leaders in identity card printing solutions across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region,  announced the launch of a new brand of card printers in the UAE at an event in Dubai which was attended by media persons. The new brand named DF marks the 1st entry of a UAE-brand in a sector crowded with brands from the US and Europe. During the event they unveiled their DF150, DF250, DF350 & DF350L.
Mohammed Zaheer, group general manager at Digital Factors

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    The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.

    3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region. 

    3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and  business portfolio. 

     Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented:  “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.”  SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.

    Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.