MENA’s first private label and licensing exhibition

The inaugural Private Label and Licensing Middle East exhibition, taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 29-31 October, will provide a strategic incubation platform for heavyweight local, regional and international businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to tap into worldwide business opportunities across the rapidly accelerating private labelling, brand licensing and contract manufacturing sectors, believe the organizers of the event.

According to the latest Nielsen Total Consumer Report, sales of premium private-or store - label products are growing at 6.3% year-on-year, resulting in private label brands now outpacing traditional multinational brands and “posting dollar growth more than three times the rate of branded

Sustainability at the forefront of HP’s agenda at Gitex Technology Week 2019

During the 39th edition of Gitex Technology Week, HP is re-emphasizing its continued global commitment to the environment by showcasing some of its latest and most sustainable products and services at a show stand which is recyclable.

HP propels the circular economy with products, practices, and services that let customers do more and consume less. "Through one of its sustainability initiatives, the HP Planet Partner programme, the company has manufactured more than 3.4 billion ink and toner

Agfa to show newspaper printing solutions at IFRA World Publishing Expo 2019

At this year’s IFRA World Publishing Expo (Berlin, 8-9 October 2019), visitors to the Agfa booth will find newspaper printing solutions that deliver cost-of-ownership and are more environment-friendly, easier to operate and smarter to maintain. "ECOnomy, ECOlogy and Extra COnvenience (ECO³) make the core of Agfa’s value-adding offering for printing companies," said the company statement.

According to the company, the key elements in Agfa’s ECO³ offering for newspapers are its Avatar V-ZH

Epson set to bring innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2019

Epson is participating in the region’s leading technology show, GITEX Technology Week 2019, and showcasing its unique solutions for businesses, education, professional display, hospitality and retail. These range from projector technologies to robotics, printing solutions, visual imaging and augmented reality.

A stand-out feature of this year’s Epson stand is a 180-degree shared virtual reality (VR) projection space, housed inside a custom created structure, providing an immersive projection

Dedicated arena for flexible packaging at Labelexpo 2019

For the first time, Labelexpo Europe, slated from 24 to 27 September 2019, has announced a dedicated, flexible packaging arena to showcase conventional and digital converting of stand-up pouches, along with the current trends pertaining to short-run value-added flexible packaging on mid-web inline presses.

Lisa Milburn, managing director of Labelexpo Global Series, said, “Flexible packaging is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting areas of the label and package printing industry. So we