Compact Advertising invests in Leopard UV LED printer from Satbir

By Venkat Raghavan
Compact Advertising LLC invested in a 5 meter UV LED printer from Leopard brand through Satbir International General Trading. The Leopard brand is supplied by the JHF Beijing Technology Company, which is one of the leading manufacturers of UV Inkjet Printers in China.
Talking about the reason for opting the brand and motive, Mohammed Ramath, managing partner from Compact Advertising, “JHF enjoys close to 80% of the market share in the UV printer segment in China and our 9 years of good relationship with Satbir made us to opt for this brand. In addition, we were using 3.2m UV hybrid printer from the same manufacturer and more satisfied with them. The growing demands for seamless 5 meter high quality UV printing in the

Monia hosted an open house event in Sharjah

Monia Importers FZC hosted an open house event at their Sharjah office on November 16. During the event they have  launched the  CRON digital Flexo plate making demo center as well as  Training center with the collaboration from Toyobo flexo Water Washable Plates, G&J, and Flexologic.
Speaking about the open house, Hassan Abou Taam, CEO of Monia Importers FZC, commented, "The demo center will be the first of it’s kind in the Africa Middle East region as it will be solvent free and

Emirates produces aircraft parts with 3D tech

Emirates has announced that it has used 3D printing technology to manufacture components for its aircraft cabins. The airline has reached a milestone in innovation by using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), a new 3D printing technique to produce video monitor shrouds. One of the other recent achievements has been the 3D printing, certification and installation of aircraft cabin air vent grills for onboard trials.
Emirates has worked with 3D Systems, a US based 3D printing equipment  manufacturer

Xerox rolls out High Fusion Inks for its Trivor digital inkjet press

Xerox has initiated the beta user rollout of its new High Fusion Inks (HFI) for its Trivor digital inkjet press.
Speaking to PrintWeek on day two of Xerox’s inaugural Inkjet-setters Summit conference in Marseille, Xerox Inkjet chief technology officer Paul Morgavi named one “early adopter” as Belgium-based VPrint, while the other has not been named. Phased commercial availability is due to start by the end of the year.
First discussed at Drupa, Xerox’s High Fusion Inks allow for inkjet printing

Sultan inaugurates Sharjah Publishing City

Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi,  ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated Sharjah Publishing City (SPC),  a special zone for hundreds of publishers and stakeholders in the publishing industry.
The major new project of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) aims to provide an investment environment for publishers from around the world through its provision of “world-class” publishing services that include printing, licensing and distribution.
Phase one of the landmark project, located near the intersection of


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  • Exhibtion

    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.