MEPCO wins King Khaled Award for Responsible Competitiveness

MEPCO was announced as winner of the ‘King Khaled Award for Responsible Competitiveness’. King Salman bin Abdulaziz presented the award to Eng. Sami Safran, CEO, MEPCO.  The accolade is held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and is known for honouring companies that have built competitive advantage through a commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR).  The King Khalid Foundation established the Responsible Competitiveness Branch with the introduction of the Saudi Responsible Competitiveness Index (RCI) in collaboration with the Foundation and global consulting firm Accountability.
One of the largest vertically-integrated paper manufacturer MEPCO uses energy-

Tetra Pak signs with Obeikan

Tetra Pak has reportedly signed a recycling contract with Saudi Arabia-based papermaker Obeikan Paper Industries (OPI), which produces around 180,000 metric tons of duplex board per year.
According to an online report by the Saudi Gazette, the arrangement is “an industry-first joint initiative with a paper mill in Arabia,” and it is expected that by 2020 OPI will be recycling about 6,000 tons of used beverage cartons annually.
Hussam Naseer, environment manager Tetra Pak Arabia Area, is quoted by

KM’s AccurioPress wins BLI award

Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress C6100 was presented an award for “outstanding” technology in mid-volume production markets by Keypoint Intelligence and Buyers Lab International (BLI), at the event in Berlin, Germany, for dealers and distributors from Europe and Central and Middle East Asia.
David Sweetnam, Buyers Lab’s director of research and Lab Services for EMEA/Asia, said: “Superior productivity and media handling and high-quality and consistent output distinguish the Konica Minolta

Skysat unveils Konica Minolta C2070

Konica Minolta, in partnership with SkySat Technologies has recently launched their one of their model ACCURIOPRESS C2070 in Abuja, Nigeria.
The press features up to 71ppm print/copy output, real-time image density, colour density control sensors and digital colour imaging to rival offset printers at a fraction of the cost. It accepts paper sizes up to 33.02 x 48.76cm (13” x 19.2”) and weights up to 350gsm.
Chief executive officer at SkySat Technologies, Izzat Debs, said that the ACCURIOPRESS

AGFA Graphics Ink jet Middle East office appointed Rajesh Patki as regional sales manager

AGFA Graphics Ink jet Middle East office recently appointed Rajesh Patki as regional sales manager by replacing Manesh Shetty from the middle of September, 2017. Earlier Patki worked for Masonlite, Dubai as a sales manager.He will be covering Middle East, Africa & SAARC. AGfa spokesperson commented, "Having served in the industry for the past two decades and with his experience AGFA is confident to generate more sales and penetrate through all kinds of market sections from mid range to the