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OKI launches MFP for construction industry

OKI Europe has launched the MC883, an A3, smart multifunction printer (MFP) that’s equipped to support construction businesses. The printer offers media flexibility including banner paper up to 1.3m long in 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, while also printing the fine details of drawings, plans, blueprints, and instructions, as well as signage on-site, without the need for outsourcing. 

“With its small footprint and super-sharp print resolution, the new MC883 is ideal for construction businesses that need to print fine line drawings and supporting instructions, as well having the requirement for sharing plans and information quickly with project partners and key stakeholders,” says Javier Lopez, general manager vertical solutions, OKI Europe

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

Etihad opens up 3D printing facility in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Engineering, a division of the Etihad Aviation Group dedicated to maintenance, repair and overhaul services, set up an additive manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with German 3D printer manufacturers EOS and BigRep.

It’s the region’s first 3D printing lab with design and production approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency to produce aircraft parts using powder-bed fusion technology. The facility features two approved 3D printers in total, from EOS and BigRep

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

Mactac launches ColourWrap Series for vehicles in the UAE

Mactac’s regional distributor Al Shabak General Trading LLC recently hosted the launch of Mactac ColourWrap Series in Dubai.

At the event, certified applicator Jelmen Lopatka wrapped parts of a car with some of the new ColourWrap vinyls at Al Shabak’s office in Al Gusais.  

Available in 50 colours, the ColourWraps are suited for vehicles as well as boat customization, if used above the waterline along with Mactac Sealer. The new series include finishes of gloss, gloss metallic, matt and matt

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  • Exhibition

    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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