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Dar Al-Nahrain buys finishing equipment from Muller Martini

Baghdad based printing graphic arts company Dar Al-Nahrain has invested in two Alegro perfect binders, two Ventura MC thread sewing machines and a Presto II saddle stitchers from Muller Martini.
“We decided on Muller solutions for three main reasons,” says managing director Duraid Dh. Da’as. “First, they are ideal for our job structure. Second, they ensure high productivity thanks to their speed and reliability. Third, we have an excellent partnership with Muller Martini’s regional agency, Middle East Graphics.”
Established in 1979 by the Iraqi government, Dar Al-Nahrain employs 400 people, primarily catering to the Ministry of Education and governmnet institutions. Such institutions turn to the graphic arts company in Baghdad because under

KBA organises seminar for print industry in Egypt

Koenig & Bauer invited representatives of the Egyptian print industry to seminars in Alexandria and Cairo. The seminars were organised together with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, the Egyptian Chamber of Printing & Packaging Industries, the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and the drupa trade exhibition.  
In his opening address, Prof. George Nubar, head of the printing section and board member at the Chamber of Printing and Packaging Industries, reflected on

Laser shop expands with HP

The Laser Shop from Lebanon, has expanded its printing capabilities with the PageWide XL 4000 Multifunction Printer from HP. The printing services company provides a comprehensive array of copy and print services to construction companies and businesses, as well as architecture and engineering students.
“Over the past few years, the evolving nature of the industry has contributed to a rise in demand for high-quality printing solutions with the pressure of meeting tight deadlines. With the

Toyo Inks to expand business in Turkey

Toyo Ink Holdings Co, the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group of companies, has announced that its subsidiary company Toyo Printing Inks, a manufacturer of inks and coatings in Turkey, has decided to purchase approximately 62,000 sq. m. of land for the future expansion of its operations in the Manisa Province in western Turkey. The new plot is located in the Manisa Industrial Zone, the same industrial park that is currently home to Toyo Printing Inks.
Toyo Printing Inks plans to use the land to

Spectra Graphics launches digital business with Xerox

Cape-based Spectra Graphics has launched a new range of digital printing services with the purchase of a Xerox Color C70 printer/copier from Cape Office Machines and Bytes Document Solutions.
Traditionally a latex signage and large format print business, Spectra Graphics owners Jeremy and Bridgette Andrews say the company was eager to explore new higher-volume, lower-cost printing opportunities to complement the signage business.
“Until now our business focused on large-format, lower-volume