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Canon launches new printers in Africa

Canon, a manufacturers  of imaging and optical products, has launched its new range of Printer products onto the Ghanaian market.
The company introduced the new products in partnership with its Ghanaian distributor, Oman Fofor with a pledge to shore up its investments in Ghana.
At the unveiling of the new digital products in Accra, Amine Djouahra, the sales manager, Canon Central and North Africa, said the products with cutting-edge technologies were designed to add a whole new dimension to digital imaging for customers and garner greater market share for Canon in Ghana.
He said the company would partner Ghanaian businesses to boost the economy and enhance its service quality to customers.
Djouahara said the company has extended the one year

Amman Fair to have all books

The 17th Amman Interna-tional Book Fair will kick off on October 4 with a “specialised cultural programme”, Jordanian Publishers Union (JPU) Chairman Fathi Al Biss said at a press conference.
Biss said that the 10-day fair, which will host representatives from the United Arab Emirates as the guest of honour, will feature Amman as the 2017 capital of Islamic culture, under the patronage of his Majesty King Abdullah.
“The book fair is a cultural, educational, enlightening and professional event

Fespa opens up membership to non-association countries

Wide-format body Fespa has launched Fespa Direct, a new service that allows printers outside of its 37 association countries to access the benefits of membership.
The service, which costs €250 per year, was launched in June, shortly after its main Fespa expo in Hamburg and at the same time as the body launched a new website.
Fespa head of marketing Sarah Farrell said that the opportunity for individuals or companies to join Fespa from countries outside the Fespa network had existed for many years

Afra International and Edale joins hands to offer better service

Afra International becomes the exclusive distributor of Edale for the Middle East region and Africa. Edale is a supplier based in UK for narrow-mid web flexographic and digital printing presses and converting equipment. Afra will be selling their FL3 for flexible packaging, FL-5 for carton as well as flexible packaging.
Talking about the partnership, Vinay Krishnan, general manager of Afra, said, “We have been looking up for a supplier like Edale and have been preparing us to offer better

Printing SA and Konica Minolta’s skills development initiative

South Africa’s printing industry and Konica Minolta together brings skill development intiatives. Konica Minolta’s partnership with Printing SA began in 2014, when they both created and facilitated a comprehensive training programme for 20 female business owners. Showing their contribution to the industry, Konica Minolta recently employed Brian Chauke, one of the graduates from the Printing SA Commercial Digital Printing programme.
South Africa’s printing industry is working hard to help develop