Sigma Middle East Label Industries has purchased a Bobst M5 press along with finishing and pre-press equipment to increase production capacity

The label converter has bought a 430mm-wide 8-color Bobst M5, a full servo press with pre-register and print tutor automation to reduce job set-up time. The press can register a job in one machine length with minimal waste.

‘Due to servo technology in the M5 the registration is precise,...

Constantia Flexibles has acquired packaging producer Propak located in Dücze, Turkey
Propak is a leading player in the European packaging industry for the snacks market operating out of one plant with approximately 360 employees and will perfectly complement Constantia Flexibles’ packaging portfolio. The acquisition elevates Constantia Flexibles to one of the main players in...
Polysack recyclable packaging films joins forces with HP

According to the company, Polysack enables brands to produce fully recyclable plastic packaging including stand-up pouches, films, and shrink labels by providing its fully recyclable Pack’N’Cycle plastic film to packaging manufacturers.

Plastic waste is a global concern uniting more than...

Durst Tau330 digital UV inkjet press installed at Astron Packaging
Niraj Darji, president of Astron packaging, confirmed that they are extremely satisfied and delighted with Durst Tau330 digital press which was installed in 2016 and the same is functioning seamlessly. Hence, Astron has decided to install Durst Tau 330 RSC digital press at its Dubai plant to...
Label Traxx has added an online artwork approvals option to its Siteline MIS

Siteline artwork approvals module has been developed to simplify this process by providing a single online system where both the end-user and label printer can manage proof status. Customer service at the label converter creates a job ticket in Label Traxx, which has products that require proof...

Sixth Dimension team
Sixth Dimension, a provider of consumables, products and after-sales services in the Jordan printing market, has already installed the fourth GM machine in the country.   
 
To boost its partnership with GM, the supplier has equipped its new showroom with GM...
Tarsus Group, the organizer of Gulf Print & Pack 2021, has recently hosted the second of its virtual round table discussions

Topics discussed included: how individual large-format printing businesses had been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic; exploring if digital printers/print service providers in MEA have identified new markets during this time; digital printing and textiles; regional trends in selecting/buying...

Steve Low, vice president of service and support for EMEA at Screen Europe

‘Over the past five years, we’ve seen a clear transition from conventional to digital printing, with many more printers eager to seize opportunities in the shorter print run market. There is a clear increase in sales of print-on-demand products,’ said Steve Low, vice president of service and...

GM (Grafisk Maskinfabrik) has appointed Global Graphics as its supplier in Kuwait’s finishing market to strengthen its presence in the region

Global Graphics is a graphic supply company that provides equipment and spare parts for the printing industry in the region. The company operates as the main distributor of some of the largest companies in the graphics industry.   

Lykke Trusbak, GM’s labels segment director, commented: ‘...

Sun Chemical has decided to increase prices of commercial sheetfed inks, coatings, and adhesives in EMEA, effective March 1, 2021

A combination of raw material shortages, including petrochemical, vegetable oils, and derivatives, dramatically increased international freight transport costs, and demand due to economic recovery are all contributing factors for the cost increases in Sun Chemical’s raw material feedstocks.  ...

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