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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

Fujitsu World Tour held in Dubai

The Fujitsu World Tour is on the road again for the 10th consecutive year, this year in Dubai on 27th of September at Waldorf-Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah highlighting how Fujitsu is partnering with customers to co-create the digital future.  The theme is Digital Co-creation, focusing on how Fujitsu works in tandem with customers to connect the digital dots and support business growth. Fujitsu expects to welcome over 500 attendees in the UAE and more than 14,000 attendees in total, across the

DigiTrading has brought hydrographic printing technology to UAE

Recently opened company, DigiTrading has brought hydrographic printing technology from India, to be introduced into the UAE market. Abdul Razack, managing director from DigiTrading, commented: "Hydrographic printing is a well-known technique in industry for transferring colour inks on a thin film to the surface of a manufactured 3D object. It enables high-quality colouring of object surfaces and works with a wide range of materials. “This technology has been around for 8-10 years or more and

Xerox partners with Redington

Xerox Emirates has appointed Redington Gulf as its authorised distributor in the UAE. Through this partnership, Xerox Emirates aims to expand the reach of its A3 office entry level multi-function Printers’ (MFP) and Xerox Scanners in the SME segment and grow its market share by over 200 percent.
According to Xerox Emirates, the partnership gives the firm access to Redington Gulf’s “strong and extensive network of IT resellers, supply chain facilities and capitalise on its vast experience in the

SGI Dubai confirms the Wall of Fame for 2018 event

SGI Dubai confirms the Wall of Fame for 2018 event. All the competitors will be allowed to showcase their creative campaigns through this property. Talking on the ‘Wall of Fame’ concept, Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman, IEC, said, “Every year our exhibitors have new creatives rolled out using the latest that technology has to offer. Even some could be featured in an art gallery. We just want the world to appreciate their creations and recognize and applaud their ingenuity in our own unique way

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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.