HP Middle East, Turkey, and East Africa has appointed Vishnu Taimni as the new managing director for the region

In his new role, Taimni will be responsible for managing and growing HP’s Personal Systems, Printing, Industrial Graphics and 3D printing businesses in the Middle East, Turkey and East Africa.  He will also overlook the educational activities by HP in the region. 

He replaces Mathew...

Innovia Films has expanded its Propafilm Strata range of transparent, high barrier, mono structure, packaging films with SLF, a chlorine-free, high-speed film that delivers barrier to oxygen, moisture, aroma, and mineral oils

SLF has been designed with a wide sealing range in mind making it suitable for high-speed horizontal-form-fill-seal packaging of biscuits, bakery, and confectionery type products.  

Alasdair McEwen, global product manager for packaging at Innovia Films, said: ‘With SLF, we have been able...

2020 in review: MENA

The MENA label industry reports that the demand for labels was hampered for a time due to labor, operational and supply chain challenges, exacerbated by the travel bans and lockdowns in other countries. But being essential service providers for the food, personal hygiene and pharma industries,...

MacDermid Graphics Solutions has appointed Dirk Schimmack as sales distribution director, EMEA.

Schimmack worked in a regional sales director role at Flint Group. He has over 17 years in the graphics supply chain with significant experience in flexographic printing plates and workflows and international distributor management.

With this appointment, the company has added a strategic...

Ranesh Bajaj, director, Vinsak (left) with Sayed Shamsuddin, managing director, Al Hadiqa

Sayed Shamsuddin, managing director, Al Hadiqa said: ‘Our object is to deliver the world’s best labels that help our customers build and grow their brands and add value to our community. We bought an 8-color Lombardi Synchroline- 430 to print on a wide range of substrates whether it is a 12-...

L to R: Ranesh Bajaj, director, Vinsak with Mathews Oommen, general manager and Toji Oommen, manager at Aquarius Printing Press in the UAE

Ranesh Bajaj, Vinsak, said: ‘We completed installation in the end of August and the press has been in production since September 1. The new press features delam-relam, web turn, cold and hot foil stamping. With a wider deckle, compared to the regular presses, the advantage of this press is...

The Global Premedia Network has partnered with packaging pre-media provider NDigitec

The GPN offers a network of globally coordinated and locally rooted packaging pre-media providers. With over 35 manufacturing facilities on six continents and a pool of experienced industry talent, the network offers brand owners a new option for managing consistent pre-media services globally...

Tecnocut has partnered with India-based Vinsak to expand its presence in South Asia, Middle East and Africa

The Barcelona-baesd Tecnocut specializes and develops accessories for rotary machines specific to the label and converting industry. The company manufactures modules such as a waste matrix rewinder, a gap system for die-cutting, and pressure control gauges, which can be retrofitted to a wide...

Miraclon has appointed Stephen McCartney as commercial director the European, African, and Middle Eastern Region

McCartney, who has over 25 years of commercial and distribution management experience, will manage the commercial team in the region with a focus on supporting growth in the strategic market segments for Miraclon.   

‘Over the past year, Miraclon has seen excellent growth in the flexo...

Jordanian converter Label World invests in ICR3 450 slitter rewinder from Lemorau portfolio

Established in Amman in 2004, Label World is one of the leading labeling companies in the Middle Eastern region that produces self-adhesive labels and aluminum foil for the pharmaceutical industry.

To increase its productivity and accuracy Label World purchased a Lemorau ICR3 slitter...

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