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Konica Minolta’s digital press AccurioLabel 190 reaches Qatar

Konica Minolta, a provider of business transformation solutions and technologies, together with its partner Almana recently unveiled its latest offering in the digital label market to Qatar.  

The company stated: “With the introduction of its new printing press, the Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 provides label converters with an efficient answer to the rapidly changing nature of print requests. In the past few years, producers of consumer and industrial goods have modified their approach towards labelling, avoiding the stocking of labels. Today, about 60% of converters’ print jobs are less than a run length of 10,000.”

The company statement added, “The AccurioLabel 190 is a smart answer to this transformation process, as it produces

Packaging company in Saudi Arabia invests in EFI Nozomi

United Carton Industries Company (UCIC) based in Saudi Arabia, seeks to advance in digital print with  the installation of an EFITM Nozomi C18000 six-colour, single-pass LED inkjet printer from EFI.

According to EFI, the new printer will help UCIC enter new market segments, expand its customer base, and create a competitive advantage in the region.

 “UCIC’s priority is to meet customer expectations, which are constantly increasing due to ever changing market conditions,” said UCIC president

Epson appoints GCG-DDS for Middle East printer distribution

Epson Middle East appointed Gulf Commercial Group - Digital Document Solutions (GCG-DDS), as a distributor for its business inkjet printers. As per the agreement, GCG-DDS, a provider of innovative digital document solutions in the Middle East, will add Epson’s environmentally friendly and cost-effective EcoTank printers, SureColor large-format printers and WorkForce mono and colour version inkjet printers, to its product portfolio.

 The agreement was signed by Jeroen van Beem, director of

First Pack to enter print market with Nilpeter FA6

Qatar-based First Pack  recently purchased Nilpeter FA6, a mid-web flexo press.

Nilpeter started making flexo presses for the last 100 years and we are sure they are the true market leaders when it comes to automation and innovation. We have done more than two years of research to handpick Nilpeter and we are sure we made the right choice for our bright future. According to Nilpeter, its FA6 would be “the most automated press” in Middle East. “Tube laminate is a nurturing industry here and

Canon Middle East ties up with Almasa for its Iraq distribution

Canon Middle East announced its latest partnership with Almasa IT Distribution in Iraq to better service its customers on the ground. As part of the agreement, Almasa will distribute and promote Canon’s consumer product portfolio of consumer imaging products and solutions to meet a growing level of demand.

According to the press statement, the partnership with Almasa will help increase Canon’s Middle East channel coverage strategy in Iraq and will see the investment in a state-of-the-art