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Flexofit seeks to improve printing industries in African countries

Flexofit GmbH held a seminar in Kampala, Uganda on 13 June where representatives from Esko, Chespa, Renzmann, Nilpeter, Gama and Koenig & Bauer presented latest industry news and developments in printing and packaging.

The presentations covered topics such as prepress, plate-making, printing devices and facilities, as well as techniques and water-based solutions in addition to local challenges and changes.
In the last 20 years, Uganda saw an yearly economic growth of 5%-10%. Recently, printing machines were installed in the country leading to a better understanding of printing processes and improved quality of printing. To improve this further and establish a stronger industry, local firms have planned  to set up a specialized education

Rotocon calls its participation at Propak Africa ‘record breaking’

Rotocon confirmed a “record-breaking” exhibition across their three stands at the triennial Propak Africa held this year 12-15 March in Johannesburg, with 17 confirmed orders for label printing and finishing equipment.

Ordered were five Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ series UV inkjet presses, five Rotocon Ecoline RDF 330 digital label converting and four Ecoline RSD 330 label diecutting/inspection machines, an AVT Helios 100% automated inline inspection solution with WorkFlow Link, a Domino K600i

Messe Frankfurt announces launch of Interior Lifestyle Middle East 2020

Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the regional arm of international trade show and conference organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH, on 19 March 2019 announced the launch of a new exhibition targeting the wider Middle East, African, and Central Asian markets.

Interior Lifestyle Middle East will debut in March 2020 in Dubai, offering a holistic platform for exhibitors to showcase mid to high-end consumer goods, specifically oriented toward the giving and dining segments, and targeting thousands of retail

OKI Europe appoints new sales director for Africa and Turkey

OKI Europe Limited announces the appointment of Neil Rom as the new sales director for Africa and Turkey with immediate effect.

After his thorough experience of 24 years as OKI’s distributor in South Africa, Neil had been a key aspect in the success of Printacom, he achieved several milestones in the territory growing OKI presence and market share throughout Southern Africa and focusing on key industry verticals such as retail back-office, banking, graphics solutions, and many more.

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Xerox appoints Mohamed Amer as the VP and region general manager for MEA

Xerox announced the appointment of Mohamed Amer as the vice president and region general manager in the Middle East and Africa, where he will be responsible for managing the regions’ operations, business growth and strategy development.

Amer’s 20-year technology and document management industry experience expected to add value to company’s operations and to the region. Amer began his career with Xerox Corporation in Alexanderia, Egypt in 1999.

“I am honored to be leading Xerox’s business in