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UAE’s textile printing industry to grow in future

Textile printing industry has come of age and is rapidly growing across the globe and the Middle East region. UAE houses thousands of retail destinations, including several high end furniture brands and these numbers are on the rise. According to Smithers Pira, the UK based market intelligence, testing and consulting firm, this industry is slated to grow to $2.66 billion by 2021.                                                                                      
The key objective of textile printing is to produce fabric with an attractive design and defined pattern. This lucrative market expansion can be attributed to several factors such as the rise in customer demands, faster go-to-market strategy by companies and also the rapid

Konica Minolta’s new milestone

Konica Minolta has announced an important milestone in its label business: the sale of the 250th unit of its AccurioLabel 190 full-digital toner press. The Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 was designed to target small to mid-size label converters by offering affordable entry to digital printing. It manages and delivers an increasing number of small to medium print jobs in ever-shorter processing times.
Not even one year ago, at Labelexpo in Brussels, Konica Minolta announced a 100th customer

Epson launches ITS 5-colour ink system with enhanced features

Epson’s portfolio of cartridge-free printers has been extended with two models which offers a new 5-colour ink system (L7160 and L7180), while ITS’s stylish and functional next generation design is now accessible within the entry home range (L3110/1 and L3150/1 only).
For the first time users looking for a cartridge-free printer suited to both creative and office tasks will find the solution with the new Epson L7160 and L7180 3-in-1 ITS printers. Underpinning these models is a new 5-colour ink

HP showcases new possibilities with printed decorations in UAE

HP showcased new technologies that are empowering hotel designers and manufacturers to reimagine new possibilities with printed decorations. At The Hotel Show in Dubai, HP’s stand featured a unique hotel lobby, a restaurant and part of a hotel room, showing visitors, a glimpse of how interior decorations would look if printed with HP’s complete solution. Interior designer, Robin Sprong also showcased some of his interior design collaborations with HP.
Talking about the event, Ernest Azzam

HP collaborates with UAE authorities to successfully disrupt major international crime syndicate

HP and United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities have conducted an operation to halt the trade of counterfeit HP and Samsung branded cartridges across both the UAE and internationally.

In April 2018, UAE officials carried out the major raid of several private residences and farms where significant volumes of HP and Samsung branded, illicit products were discovered, hidden in storage areas. As a result, the authorities seized over 46,000 ready-for-sale counterfeit toner cartridges and the criminal

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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.