OMET will be at the Gulf Print & Pack, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the commercial and package printing sector, to be held at the Zabeel Halls of the Dubai World Trade Center. At the booth 2G14 – shared with Printech Middle East, the OMET agent for the area.

OMET will present the widest range of machines for the narrow- and mid-web label and packaging printing. From iFLEX, the small high quality label machine, to the XFlex lines (X2, X4, X5, X6), OMET offers several opportunities to invest in modular printing machines to be configured at printer’s request, with flexo printing technology combined with offset, gravure, screen printing, and different finishing options and converting in line.

The new OMET XJET powered by Durst, result of the combination between the renowned OMET flexo quality and DURST digital inkjet printing technology, is the perfect hybrid solution able to provide the maximum level of productivity independently from the length of the run. OMET Varyflex is dedicated to the world of packaging, labels and complex jobs, with upto 850 mm width. Its extreme flexibility and options make any special configuration easy and possible.

Lisa Milburn, Managing Director of Gulf Print & Pack, said: “The Middle East remains one of the world’s key commercial print growth regions, with huge untapped potential for digital technologies. At Gulf Print & Pack 2017, we started to see a trend, with half of our visitors interested in digital printing presses; and this year we expect to see this trend explode.”

“With the OMET’s innovation and technology we are ready to meet and amaze the Middle East market, where we already count more than 20 installations,” explained Paolo Grasso, head of sales – OMET labels business unit. “The Gulf Print & Pack is an excellent opportunity to expand our business in a region that, despite the difficult situation witnessed in the past years, has always shown a positive growth, driven by the deployment of packaging. In the near future, there will be many new opportunities, especially in view of the Dubai 2020 Expo.”

Gulf Print & Pack is raising its international importance: the 2017 edition attracted around 10,000 visitors from 98 countries and 252 exhibitors; numbers are expected to grow for the coming edition.