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ShanghaiTex’s new products

ShanghaiTex 2017 which is to be held during November 27-30, 2017 in Pudong, will showcase the new digital printing technology and applications under the “customisation” trend, bringing its great development potential towards industry 4.0. The focus will be on short production cycle, low-volume and on-demand production in the special Digital Printing Machinery Zone.
Following its popularity from the last edition, the Digital Printing Machinery Zone will expand to cover three halls at ShanghaiTex 2017, and has received substantial support from renowned exhibitors such as Zimmer, Mimaki, Konica Minolta, Durst, Epson, MS Specialty, EFI Reggiani, Toshin, Meijia, SPG Prints, Fujifilm, Atexco and Human Digital etc.

Kodak enhances features of its Prinergy cloud services

Kodak has announced the addition of new capabilities of dynamic print planning to its Prinergy cloud services.
Dynamic Print Planning is analytics-enabled for harnessing data into ‘actionable, data-driven decisions’.
“The industry is moving toward smaller, more frequent print runs which create margin and delivery challenges for PSPs,” said Allan Brown, VP and GM of Kodak’s Unified Workflow Solutions. “The PRINERGY Cloud Services new Dynamic Print Planning capabilities provide PSPs the ability to

EFI announces next gen DFE’s

EFI announced the availability of the next generation of its industry leading Fiery production printing platform    for presses across sheetfed, high-speed continuous feed, B1 folding carton, and            corrugated digital production systems.
“These enhancements just scratch the surface of what users will see with the new Fiery FS300 Pro platform and Command WorkStation 6,” EFI’s Henze said. “The first implementations by our partners will be at Print 17, September 10-14 at McCormick Place in

Mimaki introduces roll-to-roll UV LED printing, cutting option optiosolutions

Mimaki recently announced the launch of  UCJV300-160 and UCJV150-160 roll-to-roll UV LED printing and cutting solutions for the signs and display graphics market segment. The UCJV Series is expected to be available for customer shipments in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Mimaki is also introducing a brand new environment friendly ink, LUS-170.
“The UCJV Series is available in two models: the four-colour UCJV150-160, and the UCJV300-160 that can accommodate up to seven ink colours in cost effective

Fujifilm hikes prices of offset plates

Fujifilm Europe announces that, as a result of substantial increases in the cost of raw aluminium, it will be increasing the prices of its offset printing plates.
The last 12 months have seen an increase of more than 20 percentage in the Euro-based cost of raw aluminium. Fujifilm has been working tirelessly to improve internal efficiencies to try and absorb the impact of these raw material costs, but these process improvements have not been sufficient to avoid this action. Fujifilm will

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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.