Workz: Dubai’s variable data specialist seeks new markets

May 23, 2014 11:10 am
Workz: Dubai’s variable data specialist seeks new markets

Richelle Wiley and Malcolm Keightley tell Benjamin Daniel how Workz supplies 20 million metres of finished board products yearly – going from blank paper to finished SIM card in two and a half minutes – and now aims to expand from telecom markets into areas such as pharmaceuticals. 

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Schober targets in-mould labelling in the Middle East

January 7, 2014 2:01 pm
Schober targets in-mould labelling in the Middle East

Growing demand for in-mould labelling (IML) looks set to open markets for the Germany-based converting specialist.

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Edale joins ‘leading edge’ with FL-3

December 30, 2013 3:39 pm
Edale joins ‘leading edge’ with FL-3

UK-based Edale sees its FL-3 high-quality flexo press as proof the company now matches the leading brands in performance and innovation.

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Mark Andy presents ‘total integrated solution’

December 27, 2013 4:57 pm
Mark Andy presents ‘total integrated solution’

PJ Desai is continuing his transformation of Mark Andy following the acquisition of the supplies and consumables portion of Presstek with an entry into new areas such as platemaking.

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Xeikon expects MEA markets to warm to ICE toner

December 26, 2013 2:56 pm
Xeikon expects MEA markets to warm to ICE toner

With the launch of its low-temperature toner, Xeikon is determined to win over more converters in the Middle East and Africa to digital technology.

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Heidelberg targets packaging workflow

December 24, 2013 4:34 pm
Heidelberg targets packaging workflow

Offering a comprehensive portfolio of kit and software, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is reaching for a bigger slice of the packaging market, Kilian Renschler tells Packaging MEA.

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Kodak opens technology centre at Eysins

December 19, 2013 12:17 am
Kodak opens technology centre at Eysins

A relocation to Eysins in Switzerland will help Kodak conquer markets such as the Middle East, CEO Antonio Perez tells Benjamin Daniel.

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Gravure’s bright future in Middle East packaging: Manoj Garg of GulfScan

December 18, 2013 5:05 pm
Gravure’s bright future in Middle East packaging: Manoj Garg of GulfScan

While some commentators predict gravure will be squeezed out of packaging, Manoj Garg, general manager of GulfScan, Sharjah, tells Benjamin Daniel of Packaging MEA that the process is winning a rising share of Middle East markets. BD: Would you agree that gravure printing has been losing out to CI flexo and rotary offset? MG: In […]

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Ajanta invests $1.4m in Sharjah plant to boost exports

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Ajanta invests $1.4m in Sharjah plant to boost exports

Ajanta Packaging, a leading packaging provider, has made a AED 5m ($1.4m ) investment into infrastructure and machinery as its operation in the UAE to help it win business beyond the Gulf.

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Saudi Print & Pack points to sector’s rise

12:34 am
Saudi Print & Pack points to sector’s rise

In promoting the upcoming edition of the Saudi trade show, organisers are stressing how the Kingdom accounts for 70% of the GCC’s packaging consumption.

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