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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 application development in the special printing systems including package printing. In response to the needs for decoration printing in the commercial packaging space. Konica Minolta’s enhancement in the product line through synergy creation, including

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

Epson high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers exceed global sales

Seiko Epson Corporation announces that their cumulative global sales of Epson’s high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers have reached 30 million units.
Epson first launched high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers in October 2010 in Indonesia. The company had by the end of FY2017 (ended March 2018) introduced the printers in about 150 countries and regions, with growth in emerging economies causing the proportion of high-capacity ink tank products in the overall inkjet printer market to grow

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

Dubai Economy Business Protection seminar, Dubai

Dubai Economy Business Protection seminar for print and publishing businesses was hosted in Dubai on 3rd July. The event was supported by PrintWeek MEA and attended by industry experts. The event started with the welcome address by Ahmed Naji, manager, Business Protection Section, Dubai Economy. The welcome remarks was given for the Print and Publishing businesses. He spoke about various issues pertaining to  the industry. He gave several examples relating to other industry and how they solved

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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.