Egyptian newspapers to increase cover price

Egypt’s National press agency (NPA) is considering a decision to increase government newspapers prices due to the rising cost of paper, which has surged 100 percent in the last period.

During a meeting today with the NPA and Chairmen of the Board of Directors of the National Newspapers, along editors of private press institutions, discussed current issues such as poor distribution and lack of advertisement, along with the increase of printing prices which have all weighed badly on the print newspaper industry.

Head of the NPA Karam Gabr said that they would discuss strategies proposed by editors to manage these issues, noting that all proposals would be compiled and formulated into a final decision by all parties.

Head of the Egyptian

Digital Print Centre invests in AccurioPress C6100

Digital Print Centre has invested in Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress C6100.
Speaking about the investment and the reason for opting the brand, Seraj Ghazzal, general manager, Digital Print Centre commented, “We are always looking for the latest technologies and innovations in the printing industry. We researched the digital market and found that the Konica Minolta AccurioPress C6100 was equipped with all the latest technologies we required to drive our business forward. The AccurioPress C6100

Canon Middle East launches direct operations in Saudi Arabia

Canon Middle East (CME) has launched direct operations in Saudi Arabia.
The company has signed an agreement with Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers to formally establish Canon Saudi Arabia, which will become the largest regional direct presence for CME.
Canon Saudi Arabia will operate from Riyadh, and with an additional two branches in Jeddah and Khobar, will be become the company’s largest entity in the region. The company aims to have over 300 employees by 2020.
The company said that a direct

Sentez signs with Heidelberg

Turkish packaging producer Sentez, which is based in Istanbul and has a workforce of around 550, has elected to use the subscription model of HeidelbergerDruckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) as part of its growth and digitization strategy. That makes the Sentez Group the first Turkish company opting to conclude this type of contract with Heidelberg and use a large format press.
The pay-per-use agreement with Sentez includes not just one but two subscription contracts - one each for the 70 x 100

Zeejprint installed first Duplo Dusense Spot UV coater in KSA

Zeejprint became the first printing press in KSA to invest in Duplo DuSense DDC-810 Spot UV coater for its factory in Sulay, Riyadh. The installation was completed successfully by Giffin Graphics in April.
Talking about the investment, Ahmed Siddiqui, COO of Zeejprint, said, “We have been looking for a machine that fits all our requirements and this Duplo Dusense fitted exactly. The machine allows us to do many value added services for our customers. Particularly, the machine fits for the