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MPS adoption growing

As the adoption of managed print services (MPS) garners momentum in the Middle East, opportunities are opening up for partners to target the SMB, midmarket and enterprise segments.
The high level of responsiveness among small and medium businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises in the region regarding the benefits of MPS has greatly upped the stakes in the adoption of these services in the Middle East market. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) MPS market is driven by the strong presence of major managed print service providers and leading copier and printer manufacturers.
According to global market intelligence company Transparency Market Research (TMR), the worldwide market for MPS is poised for a strong compound annual growth rate

Canon Central and North Africa partners with Dubai Cares to host a fundraising event

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), a provider of imaging technologies and services, will be hosting a fundraising event on 28 September 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Dubai Cares. The Canon Day of Giving fundraising event will be hosted as a fun and entertaining carnival with the goal of raising AED 250,000 to support two educational programmes, one in Africa and a second in the Middle East.

Roman Troedhandl, managing director, Canon Central and North

EPA discusses linguistic challenges in translation & knowledge protection in the digital era

The Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) has delivered a panel discussion themed ‘Preserving Culture in The Era of Mass Translation and E-Publishing’ at the 25th edition of São Paulo International Book Fair. 

Speakers Tamer Saeed, managing director of Kalimat Group; Dr Alyazia Khalifa, founder of Al Fulk Translation and Publishing; and Iman Ben Chaibah, founder of Sail Publishing, highlighted the key role of translation in the exchange of cultures with a focus on the challenges Arabic

Konica Minolta plans to unveil MGI portfolio for Gulf region

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East is setting its sights on leadership in the industrial printing market with the addition of MGI Digital Technology (MGI) products for commercial print, and packaging to Konica Minolta's existing and growing portfolio.
Konica Minolta, with 40.5% stake in MGI aims to utilise skilled R&D power to develop unique products fulfilling customer needs in the digital professional printing market. Konica Minolta will further accelerate its initiatives for

Immensa Technology and CCC uses large format 3D printing

UAE-based 3D printing company Immensa Technology Labs has released the result of a joint effort with Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) to recover a series of concrete casting techniques with the aid of large-format 3D printing.

In what the two companies claim is a world-first, a ‘Sensorial Adaptive Concrete Screen’ was developed with NOWlab, the innovation department of Berlin-based BigRep. The screen showcases techniques that once belonged to skilled craftsman but have had life breathed

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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.