AVT to merge into Danaher platform

AVT to merge into Danaher platform

AVT will be offered alongside X-Rite and Esko to simplify value chains Europe Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), a leader in automatic print inspection, process control, quality assurance, and colour control for printing applications has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Pelican Merger Holdings after which it will be acquired […]

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KEEPING IT REAL

KEEPING IT REAL

Brands cannot afford to overlook the reputational and financial risks from fake products, explain regional experts providing countermeasures Package printing stands on the front line of the fight against counterfeiting. By using new technologies printers are striving to raise the bar so high that counterfeiters cannot make money. Digital printing […]

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Majid Al Futtaim acquires Retail Arabia

Majid Al Futtaim acquires Retail Arabia

Majid Al Futtaim, the shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced the acquisition of Retail Arabia, the franchise owner of 26 Geant stores across the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait as well as 4 Gulfmart supermarkets in Bahrain. The deal […]

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Unilever to acquire Hourglass

Unilever to acquire Hourglass

Unilever announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Hourglass, the luxury colour cosmetics brand. Alan Jope, President Personal Care, Unilever, said, “We are delighted to be adding Hourglass to our portfolio of Prestige brands. The colour cosmetics category has been showing high growth-rates, driven by social media content, […]

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Heidelberg achieves targets for year – significant net profit after taxes following best quarter since 2008

Heidelberg achieves targets for year – significant net profit after taxes following best quarter since 2008

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has announced that it has recorded its best sales and result in the final quarter of their financial year (January1, 2017 to March 31, 2017) since 2008. The Group has stated an improvement in the net profit after taxes to €36 million from a previous year’s […]

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MEA PACKAGING OUTLOOK

MEA PACKAGING OUTLOOK

The Middle East’s packaging sector looks set for continued growth, propelled by its youthful demographics and Iran’s expected recovery from the economic impact of sanctions Across the Middle East, the future looks bright for packaging across all its segments: food and beverage, cosmetics, personal care, healthcare, luxury, or bulk/industrial. But […]

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