For Middle East Market
Monday | April 17 , 2017
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Messe Düsseldorf, the organiser of leading international trade fairs for the printing and packaging industries, extends its portfolio to include a promising event in the Middle East: IPAP Tehran powered by drupa will be held for the first time from 12 to 15 October 2017 at Iran's most modern exhibition centre: Shahr-e-Aftab (Exhibiran International). Staged in cooperation with the Iranian organiser BRP, the trade fair targets all suppliers along the entire value chain for printing technologies from the segments of Prepress/Print, Premedia/Multichannel, Postpress, Converting and Packaging, Materials, Equipment, Services, Infrastructure. Other trade fairs held concurrently are pacprocess Tehran and iFood Expo.
Iran has been an extremely attractive market since the international sanctions were eased in early 2016 because its economy faces backlog demand in every area. An emerging region with some 80 million inhabitants – experts expect 12% economic growth by late 2017 alone, projects with foreign investment worth a 3-digit billion amount are in the pipeline.
Xerox has launched 29 ConnectKey enabled printers and multifunction devices with simple and secure on-the-go capabilities, cloud connectivity, and access to productivity boosting features and apps. The new ConnectKey portfolio transforms traditional printing devices into smart, connected workplace assistants that reflect the evolving needs of today's businesses. Personalized workflows, one-touch access to the cloud and multi-layered security features are the new print, copy and fax.
The family of products includes a variety of sizes, speeds and capabilities to match the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises, with a consistent user experience across the portfolio.
Web printing is a tedious job and requires workforce to move large print rolls weighing 250 KG to 400 KG from one place to another. Most of the time Operators working in the press room, find it tough to move paper rolls due to their weight. Also, there is high risk of injury to the employees and damage to the material.
Cosmo Films Limited, a global specialty films companymanufacturing multiple types of Bi-axially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) and CastPolypropylene (CPP) films has announced plans to install a new production line for specialtyPolyester (Biaxially-Oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate) films by the third quarter of 2018-19.
OKI Europe will exhibit a comprehensive range of revenue-generating innovations for graphic arts professionals, producing everything from business cards to billboards. A Gold Partner of this major event, OKI Europe will be showcasing a dazzling spectrum of products including its recent addition to the renowned ColorPainter range, the E-64s.
Konica Minolta is partnering with Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sophos, Canonical and BrainTribe to future-proof business IT management. Workplace Hub is a new enterprise IT solution that unifies all of an organisation’s technology via a single centralised platform. Designed to future-proof workplaces of every size as they work towards digital transformation, version one of Workplace Hub, available from autumn 2017, directly addresses growing IT complexity by providing more efficient and effective management of the disparate array of tools, services and devices used by modern organisations.
Canon Europe has acquired Kite.ly, the London-based mobile ecommerce platform specialising in personalised print. Kite.ly adds an important new focus area into Canon’s digital services portfolio, enabling the company to offer a print ecosystem unrivalled in scope. This acquisition is in line with Canon’s ambition to play a part in every image taken and to make image printing accessible to all via any device.
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أُعلِنَ عن إطلاق “يوتالينتا.كوم” (Utalenta.com)، المنصة الإلكترونية الأولى من نوعها في منطقة الشرق الأوسط للخدمات الإبداعية الخاصة بالشركات الصغيرة والمتوسطة، لتكون بمثابة نقلة نوعية على صعيد تعزيز جسور التواصل المباشر بين مجتمع الأعمال الإقليمي والمهنيين المستقلين من نخبة الكفاءات الإبداعية الواعدة.
ضمن مشاركتها في فعاليات الدورة السابعة والثلاثين لمعرض باريس للكتاب، نظمت هيئة الشارقة للكتاب، جلسة تعريفية لنخبة من الناشرين الفرنسيين والأوروبيين، وممثلي المؤسسات الثقافية، استعرضت فيها مشروع "مدينة الشارقة للنشر"، وتأثيرها المتوقع على صناعة الكتاب في المنطقة العربية والشرق الأوسط، وحجم الفرص التي ستقدمها للعاملين في صناعة النشر من مختلف بلدان العالم.