Omet returns to Middle East for its fourth time at GPP

Italian firm is back with increased space and will host a seminar on in-mould labelling.
dubaiOmet has announced that it is returning for the fourth time to Gulf Print & Pack 2017, the main trade fair for all the players of packaging and printing business in North Africa and Middle East.

Omet is being represented by its agent Printech Middle East at the show. It is also taking more space at the event, which is expected to gather more than 300 exhibitors and 12.000 visitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

On the evening of Monday 27 March, Printech Middle East has organised a seminar dedicated to in-mould labelling, the constantly growing technology allowing for the label application during the packaging printing process.

More than 50 people will participate to the meeting, which will be held at the Novotel Hotel, close to the exhibition hall, from 18.30 to 21.30, followed by cocktail party and buffet dinner.

“Omet has already installed more than 20 machines in the Middle East,” said Paolo Grasso, Omet’s sales manager. “AndGulf Print & Pack is a good opportunity to keep in close contact with all the players of this market: it attracts visitors from all around the area, not only from Arabian countries but also from Iran and Turkey.

“It is undoubtedly the most important event in the whole area in terms of technological offer. Despite the harsh geopolitical and economic crisis, the Middle East market has been experiencing an ever-growing trend creating many business opportunities especially in thefood sector, with a constant look to Dubai Expo 2020.”

Michael Hodge, sales director for GPP described the trade fair as a “realistic index of the economical trust in the market”.

“This year we are going to have a bigger space dedicated to the exhibitors and many new products ready to be launched,” he said.

“SmithersPira’s forecast about Middle East region appears to be very positive with a turnover of more than $24bn in 2017 for the printing sector.

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