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Liberty invests AED 1 m in Petratto Metro 78 folder-gluer


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 where I come to know that this is the machine which we had in our mind. In addition, the length of the delivery are extended which enables us to take in any complex or complicated packaging design in single pass and with the 6 glue guns which factually

Epson launches enhanced dye sublimation textile printer

Epson has announced the launch of an enhanced version of its dye sublimation textile printer. The new model SureColor SC-F9300 replaces the existing SC-F9200 and comes with enhance features like brand new Epson precision dot technology for dye sublimation including a halftone module, look-up tables and micro-weave help make a noticeable difference to print quality.
Shihab Zubair, regional sales manager, Epson Middle East, says, “It’s a challenge to top a product that is already incredibly

3D Printing Olymiad in UAE

Fifty different innovative products, all designed, and 3D printed by school going students from across the UAE were the hallmark of the second 3D Printing Olympiad organised by ATLAB recently in Dubai.
The top award in the competition went to a 15-year old Grade X student from GEMS Millenium School – Sharjah, who had developed a working model of a humanoid robot – almost complete with its torso and head.
Another winner Mumukshya Baitharu from primary school segment presented an interesting

SGI Dubai expected to attract more visitors

The signage and graphic industry’s top brands from the local, regional and international markets spanning 35 countries will head to Dubai in January 2018 for the SGI Dubai show. This is one of the largest exhibition catering to the large format printing industry in the Middle East and Africa region. Over 300 global and regional exhibitors have confirmed their presence and will be showcasing products and solutions worth AED 250 million.
International Expo Consults (IEC) stated that one of the

GIC's success with Mutoh in the Middle East

Adding another feather in their cap, Graphic International Centre LLC.(GIC) recently sealed a landmark deal of two Mutoh ValueJet 1638X 3M machines in the Middle East Region. The Mutoh 3M ValueJet 1638X printers were sold to one of the major production centres in the region who is also a certified 3M Converter.
In 2016, GIC has received an Award from Mutoh ‘Best performing reseller for Mutoh textile printers for the period 2011-2016’ attributed for outstanding performance as a Mutoh authorized

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    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.