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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 language faces in the translations space.

The session also shed light on the strong role played by the UAE to boost the Arabic library with publications in various languages.

Substantiating the positive impact and value of translations in furthering

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

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

Canon hosts partner event

Canon Middle East hosted the Service Partners’ Forum 2018, bringing together heads of the service function from partner organisations across the Middle East. Three directors from Canon Europe joined Canon Middle East executives to lead sessions during the forum, which took place in Dubai.
Commenting during the forum, Shadi Bakhour, Business Unit Director, B2B, Canon Middle East said: “It is proven that retaining an existing client is easier than acquiring a new one, and in our business