ENG participates in SIM twice consecutively

Outdoor specialist Emirates Neon Group participated in SIM for second time this year. ENG showcased their products and solutions in Outdoor, Signage, Consultancy, Digital,Print and Media sectors.

Talking to PrintWeek MEA, ENG Signage’s assistant sales manager, Ritchlyn Fynn said: “We received a good response from the show. We had about 80 to 90 visitors and we could generate many leads.We design, consult and manufacture all kinds of signage’s ensuring they complement with the client’s requirements.”

Talking about the financial crisis Fynn said that it has not much affected signage and neon market. “Retail and FMCG markets are not affected as outdoor advertising,” he said.

ENG produces range

Good response to Talib trading’s newself adhesive film range at show

Talib Trading participated in SIM this year showcasing their new Avecal SpeedyAir range of self adhesive films. These are pressure sensitive and with air release channels for bubble free application. Talking about this new range, general manager, Mamoon Abbasi said: “There are only seven manufacturers in the world who have developed such products.

“The glue in these vinyl’s is designed to withstand the high temperature in the Gulf countries and is also about 20% cheaper

Mepco could use forum to sign two new deals valued at $10m

Dubai based, paper distributor Mepco Gulf has signed a new order of about $10 million through participation in Paper Arabia this year.

Talking to PrintWeek MEA, managing director, Fadi Baaklini said: “We will be supplying to two new areas and markets. This forum was an opportunity for us to meet new and important clients.”

Mepco Gulf launched newsprint and publication grade papers during the show. Baaklini said: “We intend to do a volume of 60,000 metric tonnes per year in

APP launch food grade packaging papers

Indonesia based pulp and paper company APP participated in the Paper Arabia this year. They highlighted their TRUTONE technology for multipurpose paper, environmentally friendly recycled products, food grade packaging products and wet strength label papers.

Talking to PrintWeek MEA, APP’s head of product entrepreneur department, Anil Kumar Sharma said: “TRUTONE is a new quality standard for multipurpose paper.  We have also launched our high quality recycled paper range

Eco-friendly paper products showcased

Papers Worldwide showcased various environmentally friendly range of products from Neenah Papers.

Talking to PrintWeek MEA, Neenah Paper’s director of sales for Latin America, Asia, Oceania, Robert W. de Leon said: “Recently we have launched Think Ink iPhone application in which designers can create custom colour palettes based on favourite colour of picture from phone’s camera. They can match these colour palettes with our papers and then order the samples


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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.