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OKI Europe receives BLI Buyers Lab award at SGI

OKI Europe has received the 2018 pick award from BLI Buyers Lab for the ColorPainter M-64s printer during the SGI Dubai.
Talking about the award, Frank Janschke, senior manager, EMEA WFP product management, commented, “BLI is an unique body that checks on the demands of the end customer needs and based on the requirements they take several test on dimensional stability, print speed, colour gamete, pantone colour production, and many more. Earlier, the same M-64s has won the best innovative award in 2014. We have remarkable dimensional stability and even the device has won for the power consumption. Even after the four years of launch the product is still the state of the art in the market. Apart from this, the E-64s which was launched last

Flexofit group holds three seminars in Africa

With three Flexofit seminars in Port Louis, Mauritius on 20th October, Johannesburg, South Africa on 24th and in Windhoek, Namibia on 27th October, Flexofit answered to an ever rising demand to professional education in the printing industry in Africa. The local expert audience in all three countries attended the seminars with industry speakers from international companies like Chespa, DuPont, Esko, tesa, Renzmann and Windmoeller & Hoelscher among others.
The first Flexofit Seminar took

MEPCO highlights environmental sustainability thru 3 initiatives

Paper manufacturer, Middle East Paper Co. ‘MEPCO, highlights its commitment to economic sustainability through three operational initiatives - MEPCO recycles 70% of its water in the production process, use of captive power generation to reduce power usage and lower operational costs  and 90% of MEPCO’s raw materials are locally-sourced by WASCO, its wholly-owned integrated subsidiary.
Sami Safran, CEO MEPCO commented: “Our resource-efficient measures see our overall production costs reduced

Naturepak invests more

Naturepak Beverage Packaging has moved to continue its success and business expansion by investing in additional Heidelberg Intro web-fed printing technology. Naturepak Beverage Packaging serves dairies, beverage and dry foods companies in the Greater Middle East, Africa and India Subcontinent from its two packaging plants in Damma, Saudi Arabia and Casablanca, Morocco.
The Casablanca plant was launched in 2011 as brand-new, state-of-the-art, greenfield operation encompassing the latest

PartServe ties with Samsung

PartServe has been appointed as the authorised spare parts distributor for Samsung printers in South Africa. This is an extension of an existing agreement with Hewlett Packard prior to its acquisition of Samsung’s printing business.
Samsung printer spare parts will now be available to repair agents through PartServe’s carry-in centres countrywide. PartServe offers spare part distribution, centralised warranty services, remanufacturing services and outsourced repair capabilities for a large