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Sharjah Book Authority strengthens Emirati and Arab presence at BookExpo America

Sharjah Book Authority  strengthens Emirati and Arab presence at BookExpo America. Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, has successfully highlighted the rich publishing experience of Sharjah and the UAE at BookExpo America 2018, which took place recently at the Javits Convention Center in New York. SBA was the only Arab representative at North America's largest and most influential gathering of professionals in the global books business. Through its participation, SBA introduced Arab literature and culture to the international publishing community and the Expo visitors. It highlighted the authentic Arab heritage and its openness to interact with other civilisations by extending bridges of communication through authorship, translation, publishing

Large-print Books was distributed by Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment

Large-print Books was distributed by Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment. As part of its ‘Ara’ initiative, launched to promote awareness about the issues of blind and visually impaired children, the Sharjah-based non-profit, Kalimat Foundation for Children’s Empowerment (KF), has provided 840 copies of braille, audio and large-print books to support Dar Al Kutub libraries in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain as well as to all Sharjah Public Libraries branches. The move is in line with KF’s goal to

Gebo Cermex provides end-of-line partnership for Unilever

Gebo Cermex has installed two comprehensive end-of-lines for production of shampoo and conditioner in shaped bottles at Unilever’s site in Dubai. The largest personal care factory in the Middle East and Africa, Unilever was looking to use new technology that, combined with a modular design, ensures faster, shorter, and highly responsive production lines that cut lead-time to market.
With eight formats to handle at 350 products/min per line and multiple changeovers per day in maximum 10 minutes

Roboze and FIT AG ties up

As 3D printing continues to grow, the technology’s footprint is broadening on a global scale. More and more companies are seeing their 3D printing systems spread around the world with new installations, expansions, and partnerships. Recent news out of Dubai (via Italy) and Japan (via Germany) showcases two more 3D printing entities expanding their reach.
3D printer manufacturer Roboze, headquartered in Bari, Italy, has long had expansion on the mind. Now Roboze can add a new location to this

Konica Minolta unveils MarketPlace Platform

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East has announced the “Konica Minolta MarketPlace”. The new Konica Minolta MarketPlace is a platform for the customer that require leading-edge applications, customization tools, and centralized device management features, reflecting the company’s forward-thinking direction and global strategy for future advancements.
The MarketPlace’s wide range of cloud, scan, productivity, information, and security applications allow users to quickly and easily

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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.