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Brett Martin, manufacturers of rigid plastic print media, will be presenting the latest addition to its Foamalux Foam PVC range alongside its  transparent sheet ranges at FESPA 2019 (stand B5-G60, 14th - 17th May 2019).  “FESPA provides the perfect platform for Brett Martin to display its world renowned plastics sheets to decision makers in the print and display industry,” says Duncan Smith, sales director at Brett Martin. “Ours is a highly creative industry, and the role we play in producing substrates and media to facilitate that creativity is something we take incredibly seriously and we are immensely proud of our track record. This year, we’re excited to be exhibiting a brand new product from our already successful Foamalux range

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Flint Group has invested about €2 million in the 400 square meter facility in Shanghai. The Technology Center features a complete solution of nyloflex, nyloprint and ThermoFlexX plate processing equipment as well as facilities for training, education, and in-depth evaluation.  Roy Schoettle, VP Flexographic Asia Pacific, emphasizes: “Asia has the confluence of large and fast-growing markets. As it is Flint Group’s ambition to become the innovation leader in flexographic plates and sleeves

Dubai’s Al Madeena Printing Press buys Heidelberg CD 102

Dubai-based Al Madeena Printing Press recently purchased Heidelberg CD 102, a five-colour, coating unit model CD 102-5+LX in a bid to expand its presence in the packaging market.

The new version of CD 102 was launched in the region in 2019. According to Heidelberg, it is the most successful and trusted machine among packaging printers. The upgraded version comes with all new and innovative features in feeder, delivery and machine controls which are benchmarks in the industry and  boost the

Avery Dennison film for marine use makes debut

Strings International Advertising, the official distributor of Avery Dennison in the region since 2009, recently launched Avery supreme wrapping film for  marine application in the UAE.

Naeem Siddiqui, director, Strings International, informed: “Avery supreme wrapping film was launched  about a decade ago. But its prime target was vehicles. Today, the the technology has advanced and we can offer the same film for marine application, provided it is applied to the surfaces above the water line

Printer goes an extra mile to greet

With e-greetings spamming inboxes and mobile phones as the practice of sending cards is almost obsolete, a season’s greeting card from Century Printing Press arrived like a breath of fresh air.

The company's managing director CV Kurian said: “Festive seasons provide us with the opportunity to showcase our skills in value additions to print. Being a passionate printer, it’s my responsibility to keep print alive and make people feel the difference between having a card in their hands and

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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. 

     
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