Liberty printing press has bought Petratto Metro 78 folding & gluing machine from Afra.
Briefing PrintWeek MEA of reason for this investment, operations manager, Manish Mukundan says “Being around for 25 years in UAE print market, we were always into commercial printing segment, this investment will take us a step closer to packaging.”
Petratto is well known for its folding and gluing options and to have a closer look at the machine, I have visited the Petratto stand at Ipex2014 in London
Masonlite Sign Supplies & Equipment is gearing up to participate in the Steel Fab Show - a machinery, technology and equipment exhibition, which is slated to take place in Expo Centre, Sharjah, between 13 to 16 January next year.
Masonlite has been serving the Gulf and African region since four decades. “Established in 1980, we have introduced the some of the latest equipment for the sign industry. Now, we are expanding by tapping into the metal industry with the supply of high-end
HP on Tuesday, 10 September launched the world’s first cartridge-free printer – the HP Neverstop Laser, in the UAE.
Designed specifically for small and medium business (SMB) owners, the launch event hosted around 200 entrepreneurs and business owners gather at The Atlantis. Present at the event were Peter Oganesean, managing director of HP UAE and East Africa and Tony Bssat, category head of printing business unit of HP Middle East, KSA and East Africa. Another notable attendee was
Introduced during Fespa this year, the 64-inch SureColor S60600 features Epson UltraChrome GS3 four-colour solvent ink. The sign printer is capable of producing sellable quality banner at 550ft2 per hour, while also producing adhesive vinyl output up to 310ft2 per hour. The 64-inch SureColor S80600, a photographic sign printer, features Epson UltraChrome GS3 non-colour solvent ink – including an all-new red solvent along with the option for white or metallic silver inks.
Jacky’s Business Solutions will be hosting the first 'Creators & Innovators Expo' on 17 and 18 September at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai. The expo seeks to showcase some new technology solutions for a growing interest in automation across various industry sectors.
"With Expo 2020 around the corner, the expo will bring in speakers that will help business owners harness innovative new technologies to help them future proof their business and tap into some of the opportunities that Expo
UAE-based Agthia Group in July launched its new packaging technology centre in Al Ain city of Abu Dhabi. This comes as part of its commitment to sustainability and innovation.
The facility was inaugurated by Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, minister of climate change and environment in the presence of senior officials.
The new facility aims to develop more sustainable packaging technologies to make a positive impact on the food and beverages industry and reinforce Agthia’s commitment to
Konica Minolta, a company delivering business transformation solutions and technologies, has unveiled ‘Rethink ethos’, a strategy that builds on its reputation and technology innovation expertise.
“Rethink is at the heart of our shared global commitment to become a company who provides better and latest solutions. We do this by questioning traditional thinking and challenging the status quo,” said Pauline Brooks Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East.
“We continually push ourselves
Golden Paper Cups Manufacturing in Ajman, recently installed Autoprint Repetto 80, a die-punching machine.
Company director Mahmood Al Hatem informed that this is the company’s first purchase from Autoprint. "Repetto 80 matched the size of the sheets we intend to use it for. The machine is engineered in a more professional way,” he said.
According to the company's website, Golden Paper Cups specializes in manufacturing, marketing, wholesaling and distribution of disposable food packaging products
As part of its commitment to encourage recycling practices and to mark World Environment Day 2019, Epson silver-sponsored Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) annual awards ceremony held in Dubai Knowledge Park.
The event recognized individuals/families, corporates and academic institutions that took part in various eco-friendly recycling campaigns throughout the year in the UAE and that produced remarkable results. Together these individuals and organizations recycled items such as paper
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East participated in the second annual Operational Excellence (OPEX) Week Middle East: Business Transformation Leaders’ Summit held in Dubai on 17 and 18 June.
Larry Leow, professional services group manager of Konica Minolta highlighted the significance of business process management during a keynote speech titled ‘Optimising and Redefining Your Business Processes’. Leow spoke of the daily pressure to optimize business process operations and decrease
DTM Print, an international OEM and technology provider for specialty printing systems, formally introduced the Primera RX500e colour RFID label and tag printer to customers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA).
Introduced last year, RX500e is a full-colour, on-demand RFID built-in label and tag printer. Labels are printed, encoded and verified in a single pass. Finished labels are then cut with the internal guillotine-style cutter and dispensed one at a time. The built-in UHF RFID
Agfa Middle East recently installed three printers for two of its Congo-based customers - XL Media Group and Congo Graphics.
For XL Media, Jeti Titan HS UV hybrid printer marks their 10th installation with Agfa Middle East. “Jeti Titan HS is one of the highest selling printers in our assortment in the last five years. This Canadian origin model is a 2mx3m true flatbed design for jobs up to 160m2/hr. It provides an unparalleled print quality with its highly accurate drop placement, seven pico
According to Sign & Graphic Imaging (SGI), Dubai, metal and engraving industry is a fast-growing multi-billion-dollar industry in the MENA region. "This industry continues to grow leaps and bounds due to the growing demand for their services within several vertical industries," stated a press statement from SGI. Delegates from ABB, Accumech, ATAD, Masonlite, Business Point and Smart Triangle among other organizations actively participated in the sixth edition of the SGI Dubai Knowledge
A team of experts from Jacky’s Business joined its vendors at the recent FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 that was held in Munich earlier this month. They were present at HP, Canon, Flexa, Zund and 3A Composite stands during the event.
Orange Media, one of Jacky’s existing clients, signed a deal for the new Canon Oce Colorado as well as a Zund cutter. Additionally, Jacky’s saw a lot of interest around the new Canon Colorado 1650 from various customers across the region, many of whom signed at the
Siegwerk, one of the leading global suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a distribution agreement for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Printech Middle East LLC, a regionally well-known solution and service provider for the printing and packaging industry. In line with this cooperation, Printech Middle East will become the first official ink distributor for Siegwerk’s flexible packaging inks in the UAE.
“We are delighted to be selected as Siegwerk’s
Immensa recreates spare parts using 3D printing. Immensa Technology Labs, a regional additive manufacturing (AM) company, has been working closely with numerous UAE and regional organisations on projects related to AM and utilisation of the technology in their respective operations. Outside the oil and gas sector, Consolidated Contractors Company began working with Immensa in 2017 and, by the third quarter of 2018, had implemented AM across various functions within its organisation. Other
Altron Bytes Document Solutions (BDS) wins coveted Xerox MEA Partner of the Year Award, the Xerox Managed Print Excellence Award, and a shared award for Xerox Production Excellence for 2018. These awards were presented at the Xerox MEA Partner Conference that was held in Madrid, Spain in April 2019. This is the second time in four years that Altron BDS has won the coveted Xerox MEA Partner of the Year Award, having also won the Xerox Office System Group Award in 2017, the Xerox Managed Print
Sharjah announced ‘Special Guest of Honour’ at Moscow International Book Fair 2019. Sharjah’s legacy of over four decades of cultural efforts have been recognised once again this year; and this time by Russia. For the first time in the history of Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF), organisers have decided to coin the ‘special guest of honour’ title and awarded it to Sharjah. Sharjah will be taking this seat at the 2019 edition of this major book event Sept. 4–8, in the Russian capital. The
Asia Pulp & Paper hosted their customer summit at Sheraton Creek Hotel, Dubai on March 18th. More than a hundred paper and packaging converters, distributors and retailers gathered at the event. The event was graced by Ridwan Hassan, the Indonesian consul general in Dubai, celebrated the long relationship APP has had with its customers in the Middle East and Africa which stretches back to late 80’s, when APP first commenced operations in the region.
Customers travelled from countries across
InSoft Automation from Chennai city, India, hosted a Print Software Conclave at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai on April 08, 2019. Imp Software was launched in 2011. It set a new direction in layout planning & estimation. Currently has a global clientele centered in Europe, and the Americas. The software can be merged into an existing MIS system or can function as a stand-alone system.
“When established printers in western world bought ‘Imp Software’ despite having solutions from well-known brands
The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.
3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region.
3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and business portfolio.
Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented: “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.” SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.
Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.