OKI added new products to its portfolio

OKI has added the Colorpainter, Teriostar and A3 colour smart ES94x6 MFP Series printers to its South Africa portfolio. The Colorpainter E-64s and M-64s are large format inkjet, highly durable graphics printers that are well suited for both indoor and outdoor applications. These Colorpainter printers offer the sign and graphics market unrivalled image quality printouts, including banners, backlit, fleet and vehicle graphics as well as wallpaper, pop displays, floor and exhibition graphics, and more. The E-64s low cost of adoption and ability to handle a wide range of media makes the ColorPainter the ideal choice for every user of large-format printers seeking an agile solution.

Vayu Media invests in F7-3200D printer

Vayu Media from Bahrain invested in F7-3200D eco solvent printer which was built on the latest Drop on Demand DX5/7 technology from F7 Printers also known as Fortune 7. The printer has precision two core printheads by Epson backed by Piezo printhead technology and it has a high resolution printing table & feeding system.
Saji Paul, general manger from Vayu Media, commented about the reason for the investment, "We have been thinking for an investment for a while and when we have been

PrintMaster goes Worldwide

Sachin Kumar, owner of WorldWide Digital and Manesh Shetty who previously worked for AGFA have joined hands to become partners to grow their newly launched brand ‘PrintMaster’ and the Dilli U.V printer’s business across the region. Shetty who has recently become a partner in World Wide Digital will head the Sales and marketing of the entire range of PrintMaster and the Dilli.
WorldWide Digital who currently operates in UAE will make their presence available in Middle East and Africa with their

Uflex has developed its Speciality Polymeric Film as advacements

Uflex Limited has developed a speciality polymeric film to replace Bi-axially Oriented Polyamide (BOPA) or Nylon Film from flexible packaging material. The product is available for Middle East market and the customers can order any quantity. In addition, they are ready to offer sample reel for trials.
Talking about this development, Jeevaraj Pillai, joint president, packaging and new product development, Uflex Limited said, “It took us almost 9-10 months to develop the new speciality polymeric

Al Ghurair expanding capacity with added investments

Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing has enhanced capacity by backing the packaging segment with new investments. In the last few months, the printshop has purchased 2 Komori machines – a 4-colour and a 6-colour with coater, the iUV600s LED UV 4-colour digital printer, the Riso ComColor GD 9630 and Xerox CP 1000i.
Explaining their reasons for this invesment, general manager Lakshmanan Ganapathy says: “In the printing industry the demand for newspapers, magazines, brochures, books, and


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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.