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

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

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

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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Gallus’s carton boss eyes the Middle East

Gallus’s carton boss eyes the Middle East

Gallus is targeting opportunities in the Gulf, where it anticipates the market will grow at 4–5% a year, says Matthias Boog, chief operating officer of the Switzerland-based firm’s Folding Carton Division and president of its Management Board.

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NDigitec launches NDHD quality platform

NDigitec launches NDHD quality platform

UAE Dubai-based prepress specialist NDigitec has introduced an integrated quality platform that it claims delivers an enhanced image quality through “a unique combination of HD, Next, Lux, pixel+ and flattop”.

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NDigitec targets ‘digital sticker’ niche

NDigitec targets ‘digital sticker’ niche

In line with its focus on developing in digital technology, Dubai-based Namma Int’l Digitec FZ (NDigitec) is seeking to build a market in short-run digital labels.

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Future Film pushes ahead in plastics technology

Future Film pushes ahead in plastics technology

Future Film, a subsidiary of the ENPI Group’s Future Plast, is offering an expanded range of speciality films with improved environmental qualities along with practical benefits, reports Benjamin Daniel.

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Plasma treatment optimises gluing in synthetic, varnished and metallised packaging

Plasma treatment optimises gluing in synthetic, varnished and metallised packaging

Bobst offers a pre-processing solution that guarantees perfect adhesion of adhesive to the glue flap for synthetic packaging and for laminated and varnished paperboards such as metallised boxes, writes Benjamin Daniel.

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