The Sigma Middle East Labels team
The label industry in the Middle East was only partially affected by the pandemic. While some converters reported losses, others found growth opportunities. One such label converter, Ajman, UAE-based Sigma Middle East Labels Industries, grew by 30 percent in 2020 and has recently expanded...
HP Industrial Printing has appointed Dynagraph as its distributor for its Indigo and PageWide presses in the Middle East
HP Industrial Printing has appointed Dynagraph as its distributor for its Indigo and PageWide presses in the Middle East. In a conversation with Adir Ariel, regional business manager for Indigo in HP CEMA (Central Europe, Middle East, Africa), and Ronnie Louw, product manager of HP Indigo at...
New UAE label converter Paramount installs Lombardi Flexoline 430

The company also prints variable images and text to create compelling personalized marketing messages.

Sadiq Ali, owner of Paramount Label Printing Press, says that having accumulated 28 years of commercial experience in the label printing industry, this move was inevitable. ‘Moreover,...

Cosmo Films has announced plans to increase sales of its specialty and value-added products in the MENA region

The India-headquartered company has had a presence in the Middle East market since 2008. The region has always been an important market for Cosmo films and accounted for the company’s sales of 10 million USD in the past year.  

‘This figure is improving year on year as our market in the...

Edale has appointed Phoenix Colour Technologies as its exclusive distributor in the Middle East

Phoenix Colour Technologies have been in the printing and packaging industry for more than 15 years. It represents an extensive portfolio of global brands with its engineering team spanning over 50 years of combined experience.

Darren Pickford, sales director of Edale, commented: ‘We are...

 Venkatasubramanian Hariharan, managing director, Canon Middle East and Turkey (CMET)
Hariharan has twenty-seven years of industry experience, with fifteen years of experience at Canon Middle East. He was previously the B2C business unit director. He was instrumental in securing a leadership position for CME across the GCC market through a successful channel and country...
Vinsak has upgraded its Usar universal slitter and rewinder with an inkjet unit featuring UV/IR drying and 100 percent inspection

The Usar’s inkjet unit utilizes either water-based or UV-cured drop-on-demand print heads with resolutions up to 1,200 DPI. The machine, available in 350mm, 450mm and 550mm widths, features a high build option with up to 150 microns achieved by jetting with varnish and a range of digital foiling...

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East and its Saudi Arabian distributor Hoshan group have installed a range of equipment including an MGI JetVarnish 3DS, AccurioLabel 230 and AccurioPress C 6100 at Riyadh-based Mahara Printing

Mahara Printing is based in Al Malaz, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and is owned by Mohamed Al Shamari.  

Nayyar Ansari, marketing manager at Konica Minolta Business Solutions for the Middle East, said: ‘The full machine setup is a combination of production print, label, and embellishment....

Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East
The label industry in the Middle East played an integral role in the healthcare, retail, warehousing and logistics sectors during the pandemic, helping them stay afloat and even grow.
 
Abderrazek Hakimi, sales manager, business systems solutions, Epson Middle East...
Polysack and Flessofab launch fully recyclable flexible packaging
According to Polysack, products are now being designed to be easily recycled and reused as raw materials. However, most plastic cannot be recycled. These unrecyclable packages are made from a blend of different polymers—usually, an outer layer made of biaxially oriented polyethylene...

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