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 using Avery edge sealer for perfect application.”

According to the company statement, the new film is a perfect solution for customizing personal as well as corporate fleet and yachts, with more than 100 colours on offer.

The key feature of the film

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