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Manipal International Press invests in Lombardi from Vinsak

Manipal International Press from Africa invests in Lombardi SYNCHROLINE 530 narrow web UV flexo press from Vinsak. It is a full servo multicolour press and can print on an extensive range of materials.

Talking about their investment, Pritam Choudhary, managing director at Manipal Africa, said, “We are moving to a new city and have invested in 10000 sq. meters. Printing plant as our production capacity has increased by 50%. As of now, we are having three Flexo and two gravure machines producing 550000 linear meters a day. The new Lombardi Synchroline mid-web Flexo press will be a perfect fit with our existing infrastructure and is meant to print short-run jobs of 10,000 linear meters and less. We will be installing it in our Nairobi

Canon launches new printers in Africa

Canon, a manufacturers  of imaging and optical products, has launched its new range of Printer products onto the Ghanaian market.
The company introduced the new products in partnership with its Ghanaian distributor, Oman Fofor with a pledge to shore up its investments in Ghana.
At the unveiling of the new digital products in Accra, Amine Djouahra, the sales manager, Canon Central and North Africa, said the products with cutting-edge technologies were designed to add a whole new dimension to

Amman Fair to have all books

The 17th Amman Interna-tional Book Fair will kick off on October 4 with a “specialised cultural programme”, Jordanian Publishers Union (JPU) Chairman Fathi Al Biss said at a press conference.
Biss said that the 10-day fair, which will host representatives from the United Arab Emirates as the guest of honour, will feature Amman as the 2017 capital of Islamic culture, under the patronage of his Majesty King Abdullah.
“The book fair is a cultural, educational, enlightening and professional event

Afra International and Edale joins hands to offer better service

Afra International becomes the exclusive distributor of Edale for the Middle East region and Africa. Edale is a supplier based in UK for narrow-mid web flexographic and digital printing presses and converting equipment. Afra will be selling their FL3 for flexible packaging, FL-5 for carton as well as flexible packaging.
Talking about the partnership, Vinay Krishnan, general manager of Afra, said, “We have been looking up for a supplier like Edale and have been preparing us to offer better