Interview: Prof Saha of the Indian Institute of Packaging

Interview: Prof Saha of the Indian Institute of Packaging

What sector outpaces even the packaging industry? The Indian packaging industry.

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Kingfisher ties up with Sara to target Gulf

Kingfisher ties up with Sara to target Gulf

Kingfisher Inks has picked Sharjah-based Sara Manufacturing as the regional distributor for its narrow-web inks.

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Kodak moves into corrugated

Kodak moves into corrugated

Kodak is rolling out its “game changer” NX technology for wider prints but has more developments in store for the currently overlooked corrugated sector, says Kris Capiau, packaging director for the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Eastern Europe.

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Interview: Sigma Middle East

Interview: Sigma Middle East

Jagannath M Wagle, managing director of Ajman-based Sigma Middle East Labels Industries LLC tells Packaging MEA about his company’s strategy and recent investments in production capacity.

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Al Jawad installs additional Roland 706 LV press

Al Jawad installs additional Roland 706 LV press

Al Jawad Carton & Packaging Factory has invested again in Manroland technology to boost its production capacity with a Roland 706 LV with an inline foiler.

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Kodak grows in Morocco’s packaging market

Kodak grows in Morocco’s packaging market

Direct Print has invested in North Africa’s first Kodak Flexcel NX system to serve regional markets in labels and flexible packaging.

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Al Sidra enters labelling with Vinsak

Al Sidra enters labelling with Vinsak

UAE-based Sidra Printing Press has invested in a AED2m ($540m) turnkey solution from Vinsak to target the labelling market.

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Labelco picks 7-colour Gallus EM280

Labelco picks 7-colour Gallus EM280

Labelco International has purchased a 7-colour Gallus EM 280 with inline finishing options, managing director Imran Hussein told Packaging MEA.

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KBA stresses dual-use benefits to Middle East’s ‘universal’ printers

KBA stresses dual-use benefits to Middle East’s ‘universal’ printers

For Sven Strzelczyk, vice-president for sales, KBA has plenty of untapped opportunity in the Middle East: a territory where the benefits of its technology are yet to be fully appreciated.

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Mosca aims to wrap up MEA strapping

Mosca aims to wrap up MEA strapping

Mosca – a family-owned firm set up in 1966 – aims to continue its expansion in the Middle East both through promoting automation and delivering environmental benefits, says Christian Shäfer, key account manager.

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