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Giffin Graphics displays textile printing solutions

Giffin Graphics, a leading distributor of printing equipment in the GCC, hosted a two-day event to showcase end-to-end solutions for textile printing. The show that took place on October 28 and 29 at Downtown Dubai saw about 150-170 visitors according to Alexandre F Najem, manager, machinery division, Giffin Graphics.

The show's highlight was the HP Stitch series, which was launched at Fespa in May this year and brought to GCC one-and-a-half months ago. The HP Stitch series are dye-sublimation printers targeted at sportswear, fashion, interior décor and soft signage. The series consists of 64-inch HP Stitch S300, 62-inch HP Stitch S500 and 126-inch HP Stitch S1000. Equipped with HP SmartColor, the machines can print on transfer paper and

Masonlite ready for Steel Fab Show 2020 in Sharjah

Masonlite Sign Supplies & Equipment is gearing up to participate in the Steel Fab Show - a machinery, technology  and equipment exhibition, which is slated to take place in Expo Centre, Sharjah, between 13 to 16 January next year.

Masonlite has been serving the Gulf and African region since four decades. “Established in 1980, we have introduced the some of the latest equipment for the sign industry. Now, we are expanding by tapping into the metal industry with the supply of high-end

UAE’s pharmaceutical manufacturers need smart packaging: Alyahya, Xerox

The UAE pharmaceutical market is the second largest in the GCC following KSA. Governments are investing heavily in this industry and attracting more pharmaceutical manufacturers because they expect the market to reach $25.7 billion by 2028.

Smart packaging is playing an instrumental role in the further growth of the pharmaceutical industry as manufacturers are required to monitor and keep track of materials to prevent counterfeit, stolen or contaminated drugs. Therefore, the need for smart

Konica Minolta’s AccurioLabel 190 helps Printmasters gain a foothold in the digital label printing market

Printmasters offers printing solutions to global businesses looking to enhance their brand value via print and packaging mediums. With over 40 years in the industry, Printmasters has been providing professional printing services to 800 local and international clients. Located in Dubai’s Production City with a 60,000sqft facility, the 400 staffers provide offset, UV offset, digital printing, labelling and luxury packaging services related.

Printmasters CEO Sivadas Menon said, “The label

Region’s digital textile printers set to join SGI Dubai 2020 show

According to Smithers Pira, the digital textile printing market would touch AED20 billion by 2023 with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.6%.

Sharif Rahman, CEO, International Expo Consults, organizers of Sign & Graphics (SGI) 2020 show, said, “Digital textile printing industry is an untapped market for the GCC players and it’s the right time for them to grab the opportunity. They will need to have state-of-the-art equipment to cater to these demands.  Currently, textile printing

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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.