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The Middle East Packaging Summit created industry awareness

The Middle East Packaging Summit 2017 held at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers in Dubai, UAE. The event commenced with the keynote address by Thomas Schneider, President, World Packaging Organization on the trends and developments in the middle east packaging market in which he emphasized the importance of the impact of consumer’s behavior on packaging and how sustainability fits into the packaging equation.
“The extraordinary customer experience: going beyond the target’ presentation was given by Timothy Baechle, vice president-Global Print Technologies & Workflows, Idealliance. ‘The creating value with packaging’ session which emphasized on the pros and cons of over & under engineering was addressed by Kurt Kuruc, managing

Canon ME to launch E-Service facility to customers, resellers

Canon Middle East has announced the launch of a new eService program for its resellers and customers. E-Service is the name given to the offering that allows delivering  ‘Managed Print Service for large format printers’.  This facility will allow resellers to sell, lease or rent an imagePROGRAF printer to an end user to deliver an LFP ‘Managed Print Service’.
By agreement with the end user, the reseller attaches the printer to the cloud based imagePROGRAF LFP Monitor system.  This system will

CSR activity launched in Middle East region

Canon Middle East has launched a ‘Back to School’ campaign in UAE, that will be extended to Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon and Jordan.  The campaign will offer parents a chance to win back their child’s school fees.
Parents will have to buy any Canon inkjet printer or consumables and create a unique masterpiece with their child, using Canon’s Creative Park tool. They will then have to then share the photos of the masterpiece and the child on Facebook or Instagram mentioning #pixmagination and

Arjo, Antalis in charity drive

Antalis and Arjowiggins Graphic have partnered with ChildFund Alliance by donating 200 solar lamps to assist villages in Mali.
The much-needed solar lamps will be distributed to children living in villages without electricity so that they can do their homework in the dark as part of the charities’ global ‘Light to Learn’ challenge. The high spec solar lamps can supply up to 16 hours of intense light and up to 100 hours of soft light when completely charged, providing hours of extra learning time

Rebsons labels acquires Nilpeter’s Panorama

Rebsons Labels from South Africa moves into digital label printing with their purchase of a stand-alone Nilpeter Panorama – the first of its kind in Africa.
Talking about the investment, owner of Rebsons, Benny Friedmann, commented, “There is a constant and ever growing demand for digitally printed labels; run-lengths are getting shorter, and customers require variable data on labels and demand shorter delivery times. To accommodate all these requirements, we went for Nilpeter Panorama.”
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