Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018 is a conference-led two-day educational event aimed at commercial printers, label and packaging converters, brand owners, designers and other members of the printing supply chain

The Middle East and surrounding markets have not been immune to these trends but are set to benefit. According to statistics from Smithers Pira, the total value for printing in the Middle East will be worth more than US$20 billion for the first time in 2018 as the market continues to grow and...

Andrew Zwicky of Avery Dennison, Tom McLaughlin of Woolworths, Mark Ellis of Avery Dennison and Grant Watson of Rotolabel represented the triumvirate of companies involved in this worthy initiative

Pushing this worthwhile initiative from the retail aspect was Woolworths Foods Good Business Journey specialist, Tom McLaughlin, well-known in packaging circles for his uncompromising stance on all matters environmental. The Rotolabel team, led by sales director Grant Watson, was equally clear...

Lombardi Synchroline flexo press to be installed at Manipal International Printing Press in Nigeria

Vinsak, the exclusive distributor of Lombardi presses in India, the Middle East and Africa, will soon install the 430mm wide, 10-color press at the company’s plant in Nigeria. ...

Most packaging is currently imported as there's a shortage of materials and technology, and a lack of experienced machine operators in Ethiopia

It also identifies groups of consumers who will drive much of Africa’s consumption growth between now and 2025 – those earning more than 50,000 USD a year in South Africa and north Africa; Nigerian consumers in all income brackets; and middle-income consumers in east, central and west Africa....

Registration is now open for Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018

Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018 is a two-day educational conference featuring presentations and panel discussions intended to outline the future of print in the MENA region.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Pre-press and workflow technologies;
  • Transforming the
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His appointment coincides with that of a reinforced EMEA sales team, led by Rutger Jansen as sales director

van Tetering brings over 35 years of experience and expertise in flexible packaging. He will work closely with the sales team to meet Contiweb’s goals, and ‘will undoubtedly be a valuable asset to the team,’ the company stated.

His role includes providing advice to customers with product...

Contiweb’s invigorated sales team will be led by Rutger Jansen as sales director

Contiweb’s invigorated sales team will be led by Rutger Jansen as sales director, who has supported sales for the company since 1990, including as director of sales and service under Goss Contiweb.

Other key appointments include: Rob Bosman, area sales manager, who is responsible for...

Jetsci installed on an Omet Xflex X6 in Uganda

Picfare is one of Uganda’s largest printed paper products provider and has been in operation since 1981. The company began producing exercise books in 1992 and has recently further diversified to print labels on a flexo press on which Monotech’s monochrome high speed inkjet imprinting system has...

Visiting South Africa was K+B's TecScreen product manager, John Fehrenbacher

‘We specialize in UV flexo printing of labels, particularly for local wine and spirits producers,’ van der Walt explains. 

This one-year-old business, according to van der Walt, has a distinct mission. Its primary purpose is to meet the largely unanswered call for very short lead times,...

Naturepak Beverage Packaging invests in additional Heidelberg Intro web printing technology

Established in 2002 as a joint venture between The Industrial Group and global paperboard liquid packaging specialist Evergreen Packaging, Naturepak Beverage Packaging serves dairies, beverage and dry foods companies in the Greater Middle East, Africa and India Subcontinent from its two...

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