MACtac and Al Shabak celebrates 15 years

Al Shabak Trading based in Dubai and Belgium-based MACtac celebrated their 15 years of union in the Middle East on 21st March at Le Méridien, Dubai.
“As distributors of MACtac in the UAE, we have earned respect in the marketplace as a solution provider and have introduced many innovative products from MACtac specially for digital printing. In keeping with our policy to offer high quality products we feel really happy that this partnership has been successful and we look forward for the years to come,”said Vishy PR, general manager Al Shabak Trading.
Al Shabak Trading distributes MACtacs’ range of print media, laminatin, mounting, computer aided signage in the United Arab Emirates.
“We are here for celebrating our success in UAE for long 15

Kodak displays new upgrades and technology at exhibition

Kodak featured enhancements and new technology at the recently concluded Hunkeler Innovationdays 2013  exhibition held in Lucerne recently.
 The Prosper 5000XLi press, upgraded from 5000XL was featured, along with the Prosper 1000 inkjet web press, which can produce black and white trade and educational books. The Prosper S-Series Imprinting System using hybrid technology inkjet printing inline with offset printing was showcased, along with the upgraded NeXpress Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions

Fujifilm launches corrugated onslaught with enhanced ink


Fujifilm plans to drive the digitisation of corrugated board print market by improving the productivity and cost effectiveness of digital print for higher volume work with new ink and hardware

Fujifilm recently unveiled a prototype corrugated board handling kit for the Inca Onset S40i, a productivity enhancement package for the flatbed printer called Accelerator, and Uvijet OC, a new ink for paperboard printing. The new products are the culmination of a two-year project.


Ever since the

Xerox launches 2 digital presses for commercial printing jobs

Xerox has announced two new digital print engines aimed at in-plants, high street and commercial printers producing jobs ranging from photobooks and brochures to DM and catalogues.
The Xerox Color J75 and C75 combine duplex printing, copying and scanning with a range of finishing options with worldwide availability slated for 1st March 2013.
Xerox said the Color C75 was aimed at those looking to start or expand a digital print business, while the J75, which will be shown at Graphics of the

Fujifilm Dimatix targets textile market with StarFire printhead

Fujifilm Dimatix has unveiled the StarFire SG-1024/M-A printhead, which it claims offers textile printers superior ink-jetting performance.
The SG-1024/M-A is the latest addition to Dimatix's 1024-channel family of StarFire printerheads.
It features a robust and repairable construction with a high nozzle density in a compact package suited for demanding scanning and single-pass applications. Its construction is designed to withstand the harsh environment of industrial textile production.


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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.