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        REGIONAL BRIEFS                            VINSAK’s installation at

       HP has launched its
       latest entry into the
       flexible packaging
       market, the digital mid-                    Paramount
       web 200K press. The
       new machine’s top
       speed of 56m/min in                          VINSAK, the leading
       the three-colour Enhanced Productivity Mode presents a   packaging supplier in the
       step up for digital mid-web technology, according to HP,   region and the sole
       beating out its predecessor the 25K’s top speed by 33%.   distributor of Iwasaki, has
       While still significantly slower than conventional gravure   announced the installation of
       and flexo presses, the 200K’s higher productivity will   a new TR3 offset printing
       effectively allow fast-turnaround and variable specialists to   system at Paramount Label
       significantly widen their market and outcompete   Printing Press LLC in the
       conventional presses on shorter runs. The jump in print
       speed has also allowed HP to push the press’ break-even   UAE. The Iwasaki press
       point in beta tests by 50% compared to the 25K. The 200k   offers the lowest print cos per
       uses HP Indigo’s Liquid Electrophotography (LEP) technology,   square meter for short and   VINSAK's latest installation at Paramount Label Printing Press LLC
       and has been designed to print high coverage patterns with   medium runs up to 5000
       white on the majority of industrial substrates, on obverse   square meters. It requires no   and one Semi rotary Die cut   the lowest origination as well
       and reverse sides. UK packaging converter Sirane was one of   tooling for changing repeat   unit to produce barcodes,   as running costs.
       the first to beta test the press. The 200K’s Indigo ElectroInk   sizes, hence giving extremely   destructible and tamper –   Paramount Label Printing
       range is suitable for food packaging on the non-contact   fast turnarounds and lower   evident labels, location and   Press LLC is an adhesive
       side and can be composted in some applications.
                                                   costs.                aisle board labels, color   labels manufacturer (in roll
       The UAE President and                        The technology installed   coded  labels  for  various   form) operating from Ajman
       Ruler of Abu Dhabi HH                       for Paramount is the Iwasaki   industries with a maximum   New Industrial Area, UAE.
       Sheikh Mohamed bin                          TR3 waterless offset model   print width of 330 mm. The   Paramount manufactures all
       Zayed Al Nahyan issued a                    with 6 colors waterless offset  combined process of printing   kinds of labels such as
       decree on 15 March
       appointing Mohammad                         with 6 units of UV dryers,   and finishing ensure the   Pharmaceutical, Sequential,
       Saeed Al Shehhi  as                         one Flexo varnishing station   fastest delivery possible with   Barcode, Weighing Scale etc.
       Secretary-General of the
       Emirates Media Council.                     Labelco International invests in
       Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi is the Chief Executive Officer of
       Dubai Design District (d3) and he has previously held a
       served as CEO Strategy, Technology and Executive Affairs at  Heidelberg CX 104-6L UV
       number of prominent roles in the broadcast sector. He
       Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) and was known for
       developing corporate strategies and analyzing operational   Labelco International FZE
       and performance efficiencies. He also launched DMI’s first   has  invested in  the  first
       native HD channels, developed technical infrastructure, and   Heidelberg CX 104-6L UV
       led DMI’s digital offering. He was senior director of   in the UAE, MK Easymatrix
       Broadcast Services at du, where he managed strategy and
       growth plans for the broadcast divisions.   106CS Die Cutter and MK
                                                   Diana Easy Folder Gluer.
       Canon Middle East                            Roger Nicodeme, General
       announced the official                      Manager at Heidelberg Gulf
       inauguration of its new                     Est., said in a LinkedIn post
       office in Doha, located at
       Rawda t A l   K haa i l                     that, "the versatile
       Building, C-Ring Road,                      Speedmaster CX 104 can   Labelco International FZE has invested in the first Heidelberg CX 104-6L UV
       on 15 March, 2023. The                      easily handle all materials  manufacturer, they are now   and packaging concepts.
       event was led by key
       executives, including  AbdulSalam Abu Issa, CEO of Salam   from lightweight paper up to   a leading supplier in the   "From artwork requests to
       International Investment Ltd., Qatar, Peter Saak, Vice   carton stock for packaging.   label industry. With the new  the final product, in an era
       President  Strategic Planning – Canon EMEA,   Even in high performance   Heidelberg setup, Labelco   where presentation is the
       Venkatasubramanian Hariharan, Managing Director Canon
       Middle East & Turkey, and Shadi Bakhour, Business Unit   ranges with very high speed   became a major folding   key element, image
       Director at Canon Middle East. In addition to this, Canon   the CX104 impresses not   carton Packaging Printer in   promotion simply has to be
       Middle East has honoured its top 120 Managed Printing   only packaging professionals   the market. Working closely  perfect! Labelco are here to
       Services (MPS) customers at a special event at the Waldorf
       Lusail  Doha on 15th March 2023. The "Celebrating You" event   but the commercial and   with their customers,   ensure that your brand
       in Qatar is the first of a series of events in the region that will   label printers as well.   developing and innovating,   stands out from the rest."
       focus on building stronger partnerships with its customers. It   "Labelco International   Labelco are fully equipped to   It has flexibly switch
       will be replicated at later dates in the UAE and KSA and will
       involve over 600 large MPS customers.       FZE was established in 2004  meet the demands of ever-  between conventional and
                                                   as a printed textile label   changing trends in labelling   instant drying UV colors.                                                                      April 2023 PrintWeek MENA 05
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