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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 metallic.

According to Mactac the key advantages of the new series include, 3D conformable cast vinyl, micro-embossed PE coated paper, repositionable clear solvent based acrylic adhesive, durability of up to eight years, good gloss and uniform

Global printing masterpieces worth millions at SGI 2020

The entire signage and graphic industry’s stakeholders will descend at Dubai’s World Trade Centre next month for SGI Dubai 2020. The premier show catering to the large format printing, signage and allied industries in the Middle East and North Africa region will feature global and regional exhibitors showcasing their machines and solutions that are estimated to run into several million dollars. SGI Dubai 2020 will be held from January 12-14, 2020.

SGI Dubai is the region’s largest trade

Epson displays wide range of innovative solutions at Gitex Technology Week 2019

Epson has been a part of Gitex Technology Week for over two decades. This year, it took place between 6-10 October at Dubai World Trade Center.

While virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and robotics were the ‘hot’ attractions at its stand alluring even Sheikh Hamdan, Epson also showcased its line up of printers and projectors including ink tank and workforce printers, laser projectors for businesses, events and education; and, POS printers for retail and hospitality.

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Growing African print, signage industries to benefit from SGI

According to International Expo Consults (IEC), the organizers of the SGI Dubai show, the signage and wide format printing industry in the African continent would immensely benefit from the upcoming trade show. The show, currently in its 23rd consecutive year, will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre, between January 12-14, 2020.

According to published reports, the MENA printing market is set to touch $54bn by 2022. Furthermore, African Development Bank projects the GDP to rise by 4% and 4.1%

Innovative signage solutions to help boost to GCC retail industry

International Expo Consults (IEC), the host of Sign & Graphics Imaging Dubai show, believes that innovative signage and digital signage solutions will play a huge role in the growth of the retail sector in GCC.

IEC CEO Sharif Rahman said: "The UAE and Saudi Arabia are big markets for the GCC retail sector and in both the countries, the growth is driven by the rise in population, spending capacity, GDP per capita and tourism sector. There has been added pressure from the success and growth

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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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