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Vol. 16 / Issue 172 / July - August 2019

Disruptive Technologies Transforming the Label Industry

Women in Print

Empowering Colleagues is an Important Component of Sound Leadership

Digital Printing for Packaging Market to Grow to $31.6 Billion in 2024

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Contents News

Label Expo

Regional

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When Selecting Products, it’s the Label That Counts

Golden Paper Cups Manufacturing Installs Autoprint Repetto 80 Die Punching Machine

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Screen to Show Benefits of Digital Label Printing Using UV Inkjet Press

Investments by Government Printing Houses in Saudi Arabia

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Flint Group Packaging Inks Opens New Facility in South Africa

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SPGPrints’ New RSI III Rotary Screen Integration Module to Debut at Labelexpo Europe 2019

Sharjah Publishing City Offers Ingram’s Lightning Source Print-On-Demand Service

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Lombardi to Show Line and Presses Targeting Different Applications

Epson Supports EEG’s Annual Awards

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Konica Minolta Business Process Automation Participates in OPEX Week

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OMET to Showcase New Printing Line at Labelexpo Europe 2019

DTM Launches Primera RFID Label Printer in the EMEA Region

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Short Run Labelling Industry Set to Move Towards a High Demand Category by 2020

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pacprocess MEA 2019 to be Held Under the Auspices of the Egyptian President

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International

Starfoil to Showcase Latest Machinery GIC to Present Printing and Finishing Solutions Range

Events

DSM and Briggs Automotive Company Announce Collaboration

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Crane Stationery, Hasbro, and Wrebbit Announced as Downton Abbey Licensees

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Kao Collins Launches New X-BAR Website

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Heidelberg Expands Subscription Service

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Refugees from Pakistan Start Permanent Employment

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Global Imaging to Resell Summa Laser Cutters

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PrintStar Acquires Sorrento Mesa Printing Book of Business

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Drupa Print Media Centr Partners with drupa 2020

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PrintEx Offers drupa Trip

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2019 drupa Prize Awarded to Sonia Ben Hedia

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TLMI Announces Program for September’s printTHINK Summit

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The Compart Roadshow to be Held On September 19 in Paris

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New Show Features Unveiled for UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event

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ADF&PCD New York Announces Shortlist for Innovation Awards

Products and Applications 24

Taghleef Industries to Launch Sustainable Films

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QuarkXPress 2019 Intros Flex Layouts and More

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GTI Expands Highly Popular MiniMatcher Series

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DGI Introduces New Textile Printers

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SWISS KRONO Invests in RotaJET for Decor Printing


Products and Applications

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Continuous Feed Inkjet Brought Another Step Closer to Offset Quality

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POLAR Mohr Launches New Version of Compucut

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Canon’s New imagePRESS Servers Adopt the Latest EFI Fiery Platform

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Mark Andy Introduces New Digital Pro Product Line

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Brett Martin to Showcase its Rigid Print Media at PRINTING United

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BYI Launches Product Designer V 2.0 for Magento 2

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The Comprehensive Monthly Magazine Dedicated To The Graphic Arts Industry Print Professionals In The Middle East

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Opinion and Insight

Arabic Inclusive

Dr. Younes Shokr Khah younes@meprinter.com

Is Uganda a Rising Flexo Market?

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Specialist Contributing Editors USA - Frank Romano fxrppr@rit.edu

Digital Print Increases Market Share to 21.1%

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UK - Laurel Brunner lb@digitaldots.org

Liquid Packaging Cartons Market Expected to Deliver Dynamic Progression until 2024

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Food Packaging Market Witnesses Stable Growth

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Global Bioplastic Packaging Market to Reach $8.8 Billion by 2024

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Non-Cash Payments Set to Reach 1.96 Trillion Transactions by 2029

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Global Rigid Plastic Packaging Market to Reach $222.4 Billion by 2024

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Digital Printing for Packaging Market to Grow to $31.6 Billion in 2024

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Asia Pacific Lubricant Packaging Market Size to Exceed $5.5 Billion by 2024

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DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES TRANSFORMING THE LABEL INDUSTRY

WOMEN IN PRINT

EMPOWERING COLLEAGUES IS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF SOUND LEADERSHIP

DIGITAL PRINTING FOR PACKAGING MARKET TO GROW TO $31.6 BILLION IN 2024

This year, Labelexpo, one of the largest label and package printing expo in the world, will celebrate its 40th anniversary. At Labelexpo Europe 2019, visitors will be able to see hundreds of live demonstrations of the latest innovations, examine the most advanced collection of label and package printing technologies and acquire what their businesses need to succeed. In this edition, we have covered what can be expected at this year’s Labelexpo.

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Woman In Print Empowering Colleagues is an Important Component of Sound Leadership ME Printer speaks to Esmeralda Peleman, the Co-Chairwoman at PELEMAN Group, about the overall print industry and what attracted her to be part of it

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Golden Paper Cups Manufacturing Installs Autoprint Repetto 80 Die Punching Machine

Ajman, UAE based Golden Paper Cups Manufacturing Co. LLC has installed Autoprint Repetto 80 Die Punching machine. The company

is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, wholesaling and distribution of different varieties of disposable food packaging products. “With a team of dedicated, highly qualified and experienced professionals, we provide a variety of products ranging from cups for hot and cold beverages, fries cups, ice cream cups, bags, gloves, straws, and an assortment of food packaging,” says Mahmood Al Hatem, Director. Talking about the installation, Hatem shares, “We are constantly on the lookout for innovative systems to improve our products, to expand our product range and add to the variety of our supplies. Recently, we installed an Autoprint Repetto 80 Die Punching machine and it is of the exact size as our jobs. This was our first purchase from Autoprint and the decision to go with the Repetto 80 was because it

matches the size of sheets we intend to use it for, besides we noticed from YouTube videos that the machine is engineered in a more professional way rather than the rival Chinese machines and this point was proved when we got and operated the machine.” He added, “Well engineered, rugged structure and professional running software, that’s what differentiates Autoprint Repetto 80 Die Punching machine from other available options in the market. We hope to order more Autoprint machines as we grow our business. As we are into production and supply of fast food containers, takeaway paper cups, we use the Repetto 80 for die cutting the blanks of assorted types of packaging items. Autoprint has a professional business attitude and deal despite this being the first machine we bought from Autoprint.

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Investments by Government Printing Houses in Saudi Arabia

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Industrial packaging printers in Saudi Arabia operate sheetfed offset presses from Koenig & Bauer, among them Al Obeikan Folding Carton, Noor Carton for Packaging and Al Jawad Printing Press. Meanwhile, Rapida presses have also been strengthening their foothold among commercial users, and here in particular in government-run printing houses. Koenig & Bauer was recently successful with four tenders in relatively quick succession, and can now point to four new customers for its modern technology. An order for two new presses was placed by Government Printing Press in Riyadh. The company operates a Rapida 106 with six printing units, a coater and perfecting after the second unit. Alongside stands a six-colour Rapida 76 with coater and provisions for UV printing. Both presses print a variety of

documents on paper and plastic substrates, for example passports, ID cards, driving licences or residence permits. Accordingly, the long list of features also includes corresponding facilities for rainbow printing. The high-end presses for half and medium formats are both engineered for production speeds up to 18,000 sheets per hour. King Abdulaziz University Printing Press in Jeddah has been using a Rapida 105 since last year. The four-colour press prints books and magazines for the university and also incorporates board-handling equipment to cope with substrates up to 1.2 mm. That provides for maximum flexibility in production. Further Rapida 105 users are Um Al Qura University Printing Press in Mecca and the Islamic University in Medina. Both presses are configured with four printing units, coater and extended delivery. The main

products are likewise university magazines and books. One important reason for the positive acceptance of press technologies from Koenig & Bauer is the first-class and absolutely transparent advice given by regional sales partner Al-Kharafi. The close cooperation with the factories in Germany is another key factor, as it permits the fast realisation of tailored solutions in response to special customer wishes. Furthermore, local service units have been created to cover all the industrial centres of this enormous country and to ensure optimum proximity to the users. Through such successes on the Arab market, and elsewhere, the oldest printing press manufacturer in the world has again demonstrated that forward-looking developments to the benefit of users remain possible, even in times of shrinking markets and reduced margins.


Flint Group Packaging Inks Opens New Facility in South Africa

deliver consistent and high quality products to our customers. As an added bonus, the new location is conveniently located close to the harbour in Durban which provides easy access to incoming raw materials.” Flint Group’s new facility in Westmead houses the latest and most modern, automated, manufacturing equipment and a state of the art testing laboratory – making this one of the most advanced Flint Group facilities in the world. Bob AllanReynolds describes, “Operators can now feed in product recipes electronically and the production unit’s five automated heads can dispense products consistently, adhering to product specification. This investment has increased the facility’s bulk production from a historical average of one ton per batch to four or five tons per batch. “This automated system has the added benefit of preventing the inclusion of any foreign materials, substances or contaminants into the mixing system, thereby ensuring a higher level of purity and ink consistency.” Flint Group is committed to the health and safety of its employees and the wellbeing of the regions surrounding its manufacturing facilities. The new facility in Westmead complies with the

company’s strict HSE policies. Francois Morton, Flint Group’s Health and Safety Manager in South Africa explains, “We are happy to announce that the new facility is fully compliant and adheres to best in class standards and directives. Because this is a solvent manufacturing facility, we had to ensure that all electric and electronic components were in accordance with global directives.” Flint Group hosted a grand opening event in early April where more than 60 customers from 34 companies were in attendance along with more than 30 key suppliers and members of the trade press. Upal Roy states, “We were delighted to host a grand opening event where we could project our strong commitment to the South African market and show our guests the full facility, its automated capabilities, the technical laboratory, and the dedicated staff of experts who support our customers each day. “It was a proud moment for Flint Group. Customers witnessed the high level of automation used in producing ink for their press runs proving that we have invested in an incredibly safe, world-class, manufacturing facility which has the ability to consistently produce first-rate inks.”

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The Flint Group has opened its new packaging inks facility in Westmead, KuazuluNatal in SouthAfrica. The 12,000 square meter automated ink production facility and technical laboratory is located near Durban on the Eastern side of South Africa and is well positioned to support key customers in the region and throughout Africa. The transition to the new manufacturing facility started in late 2018. As of January 2019, the operation is fully functioning and supporting packaging inks customers with solvent-based products without disruption. By the end of 2019, water-based production will be operational at this same site. Along with the manufacture of finished inks for supply to the Durban market, Flint Group’s facility in Westmead produces bases for supply to its blending sites in Johannesburg, Cape Town and East London.Upal Roy, managing director Flint Group India and South Africa, says, “Flint Group, who acquired Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems in 2015, has been a leading supplier of inks to the South African market for more than 20 years. Due to current and anticipated volume increases in this key region, we recognised the need for a larger and more sophisticated manufacturing facility. This additional investment not only solidifies Flint Group’s dedication to the market in South Africa, but also confirms our promise to grow together with our customers in this emerging market.” Bob Allan-Reynolds, general manager Flint Group Africa, states, “It was clear that we were outgrowing our current manufacturing facility and in late 2017 we started to explore the region for a suitable location. We acquired a plant in Westmead and started the process of customising it to meet our requirements. This was a fantastic way to modernise our operations and

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News Regional

Sharjah Publishing City Offers Ingram’s Lightning Source Print-On-Demand Service

Signaling a landmark achievement for the UAE publishing sector, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and Ingram’s Lightning Source have signed an agreement to bring the world’s best print-on-demand (POD) service to Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ). The agreement was signed by HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA, and Shawn Morin, President, and CEO of Ingram Content Group, in the presence of John Ingram, Chair-

man of Ingram Industries, at the Book Expo America 2019. HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA, pointed out that the key objective of this agreement and partnership is for Sharjah to provide inclusive publishing services to the market in the UAE and region, in addition to providing tools and solutions that would enable publishers to start their businesses in Sharjah and expand internationally. “Attracting this leading company from the USA to establish its business in Sharjah is the first step towards many agreements that will help in building a professional system of services in the publishing industry. This system will play a pivotal role in elevating the publishing industry which is witnessing rapid development in Sharjah and the UAE. It will stimulate finding solutions to reduce the cost of storing, distribution, marketing and other challenges that face publishers,” he added.

Shawn Morin, President & CEO of Ingram Content Group, said, “We are pleased to have reached a terms agreement with the Sharjah Book Authority to open a print on demand facility in Sharjah. The addition of a Lighting Source location in Sharjah expands our global network of print on demand plants and will help publishers from all over the world reach their readers more quickly and efficiently in this important, and growing, market.” Print-on-demand services have been a game changer for the publishing business, worldwide. Traditional printing methods had publishers print large quantities of titles pre-empting sales demand, which often incurred huge shipping and storage costs. The printon-demand service eliminates these costs by offering publishers published materials in as less as 24 hours, which offers them the advantage of deciding print runs according to sales demand.

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Epson Supports EEG’s Annual Awards

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As part of Epson’s commitment to encouraging recycling practices, the technology leader recently sponsored the Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) annual event to award individuals/families, corporates and academic institutions that took part in various eco-friendly recycling campaigns throughout the year in the UAE and that produced remarkable results. Together these individuals and organisations recycled items such as paper, plastic, cans, mobiles, glass and toners. As well as being the Silver sponsor of the event, Epson also gifted projectors to two schools that were recognised for their recycling efforts. The winners of the Epson EB-765wi projectors were the American School of Dubai for excellence in paper recycling and Our Own High School for the environmentally friendly practice of recycling plastics. Jeroen Van Beem, Director of Sales, Epson Europe B.V, says, “To

conserve valuable environmental resources and reduce waste, Epson has always supported recycling programmes. We appreciate EEG’s initiatives to create more awareness about the environmental impact of waste and this is in line with our own efforts to encourage customers to recycle Epson products. The responsible and effective processing of our products after they have ended their service is important to us. In the UAE, we have partnered with waste management organisations to provide our customers a safe and secure solution to dispose of their electronic items.” He added, “Just like recycling, the education sector is also important to us, so we were delighted to be the award sponsor for EEG’s academic institutions category. We awarded the institutes with our education projectors that are intended to create a culture of collaboration between students

and teachers for a better teaching and learning experience. They are also environment friendly, use less energy and are affordable for academic institutions.” Epson’s EB-765wi projectors, awarded to the schools, are HD ready interactive projectors with a brightness level of 3,200 lumens and allow users to project large images from very short distances. They also enable teachers and students to share content simultaneously.Habiba Al Mar’ashi, Chairperson, Emirates Environmental Group, said: “Epson’s commitment to the environment reflects our initiatives to create a more environmentally aware society. Their sponsorship helped us to host a successful Annual Awards ceremony in commemoration of the World Environment Day 2019.” The event that took place in support of the World Environment Day 2019 was held at Dubai Knowledge Park.


News Regional

Konica Minolta Business Process Automation Participates in OPEX Week

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East participated in the second annual Operational Excellence (OPEX) Week Middle East: Business Transformation Leaders’ Summit held in Dubai. Larry Leow, Professional Services Group Manager Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East highlighted the significance of business process management during a keynote speech titled “Optimising and Redefining your Business Processes”. Leow spoke of the daily pressure to optimize business process operations and decrease processing time, noting that an increasing number of organizations are accessing their processing needs and discover-

ing the benefits of workflow and process automation. Business Process Automation software and solutions can help organization in gaining efficiency, consistency, and accountability Leow concluded. During the Summit, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East alongside its partner Al Abbas Trading Company demonstrated a complete range of new products and services that could help SMEs to redefine their workplace of the future and work smarter, more productively and collaboratively. The demonstrations focused on cost reductions and productivity enhancements, including the elimination of unauthorised access

to confidential documents and sensitive corporate information, automatic invoice capture facility that streamlines business operations by capturing required fields from non-structured invoices and routes them to any industry recognised software. Speaking on the advantage of early adoption of process automation, Leow added, “Konica Minolta offers world-class workflow management solutions and workflow automation software, enabling organizations to monitor, evaluate and maintain tasks and processes in real time. The solutions are designed to help businesses save time and improve productivity by accessing information at a faster pace, support mobility, and optimise business processes with workflow automation.” Konica Minolta’s innovative workflow automation and management solutions, including Dispatcher Suite is available for managing your corporate print, scan and workflow infrastructures, combined with the power of our award-winning Konica Minolta/Develop multifunction printers help you maximize your productivity and increase your business efficiencies, he added.

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DTM Launches Primera RFID Label Printer in the EMEA Region

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The Primera RX500e color RFID label and tag printer were officially launched by DTM Print, a global OEM and technology supplier for specialty printing devices, to clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). DTM Print are pioneers in specialty printing having over 32 years of experience in developing individual printing services. Introduced last year, RX500e is an integrated label and tag printer fullcolor on-demand RFID. Labels are printed in a single pass, encoded and checked.Finished labels are then sliced using the internal guillotine-style cutter and dispensed one at a time. Honeywell provides the built-in UHF RFID reader / en-

coder module. It complies with the requirements of EPC Global Gen 2 Class 1 and ISO 18000-6B and -6C. Print resolution is up to 4800dpi, printing rates up to 2.5 inches per second. All clients are free to obtain the BarTender UltraLite and NiceLabel Free development software (both for Windows). Both are used to model the tags, but the RFID encoding capacity, accessible in upgraded variants of the software, is essential with RX500e. RX500e is now accessible in the EMEA region through licensed DTM Print resellers and distributors.DTM Print offers up to 24 months warranty for all units within the EU (including EFTA countries): 12 months with purchase and the option of

additional 12 months free after the product has been registered on the company website within the first six months of purchase. Andreas Hoffmann, managing director at DTM Print, commented on the recent addition into the EMEA market saying, “Printing of full-color RFID labels and tags adds a new, value-added feature to the technology. Using RX500e, you can introduce color coding, graphics and high-resolution photos to RFID labels and tags. With color, you are basically adding an extra layer of accuracy and safety in applications like medical file folder labels, visitor badges, photo wristbands and specimen tracking labels.”


Short Run Labelling Industry Set to Move Towards a High Demand Category by 2020 Branding and labelling industries have evolved over the last two decades. The demand within the industry has charted a different route and is growing at a significant speed in the UAE and GCC region. In the old school of printing, the service providers had a stockpile of printed labels and waited for those orders to materialize. However, sometimes these orders never materialized, resulting in the loss of income, time and resources. Industry experts from Epson and Konica Minolta gathered at the 7th edition of the SGI Dubai Knowledge Series, felt that this is the opportune time for the service providers to value the importance of ‘Print on demand’ labelling machines. Printon-demand label concept is unique as it can cater to requests ranging from 1 to several thousands of labels, which is not possible with conventional printers. Exhibitors at SGI Dubai 2020’s labeling section will be further

spreading the awareness within the industry about the importance of short-run prints. “Traditional printers have to look at the disruptions happening around the world. Adopting the past methods of printing large quantities and spending a lot of money without looking at the return on investments will hit the bottom-line really hard in the current business climate. The mindset of the service providers and the consumers will have to change and also be ready to accept this change,” said Sharif Rahman, CEO, International Expo Consults. Print-on-demand labelling industry proves to be environmentally friendly, as it also reduces the carbon footprint. There are several promising industries where print on demand becomes a perfect fit and these include healthcare, food and beverages, retail, lubricants, detergents, cosmetics, events, theme parks and amusement

industries among several others. The participants at the knowledge series also felt that the ecommerce industry has also propelled the growth of the short-run labeling industry. This is due to the personalized packaging needs of the players within the industry. Also, the print on demand concept has helped the SME sector especially startups in the food industry, as they can now create a professional personality with state-of-the-art print on demand labelling.

pacprocess MEA 2019 to be Held Under the Auspices of the Egyptian President focus on Arab companies. Winners of the competition will take part in the World Packaging Organisation’s (WPO) international awards. The Arab Star Pack Pro Award is aimed at companies from the packaging industry in the region. The competition seeks to find the best in Arab design for packaging of consumer and industrial goods. The concept was recently presented at an event of the GermanArab Chamber of Foreign Trade, Printing Industry Division, which cooperates with the Industrial Modernisation Centre (IMC) and the Regional Office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). The ‘Arab Star Pack’ award for students was already being organized by UNIDO and the Lebanese association LibanPak in the past. At pacprocess MEA, this award

with ‘Pro’ added to its name will now focus on companies that are proving themselves internationally in the industry with ideas relating to trending topics and the latest developments on the technical side and in marketing. The focus here will be on the added value and attractiveness for potential customers of good product packaging. The award is specifically targeted at Arab companies and projects from the packaging industry with the application areas of agricultural products, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, as well as cleaning products for the household, in addition to industrial goods and non-food articles. The evaluation criteria for the award include functionality, ergonomics, sustainability, packaging design and information, general execution, innovation and creativity.

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Egyptian President HE Abdel Fattah Al Sisi will sponsor the first pacprocess MEA, which will take place from 9 to 11 December 2019, at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo. in parallel with Food Africa, and will be organized by Messe Düsseldorf, IFP Egypt and Konzept. Support from the highest political level underscores the importance attached to pacprocess MEA by government organizations and ensures that the fair is highly attractive to potential visitors. The political leaders in Egypt are relying on sustainable trade fair concepts to attract investors to the country on the Nile and develop markets accordingly. The country is also striving to play a key role in the MEA region as a gateway to the African world. The premiere of the ‘Arab Star Pack Pro’ Award also has the aim of promoting the sector with a

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DSM and Briggs Automotive Company Announce Collaboration

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Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living has announced a collaboration with Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British supercar manufacturing company based in Liverpool. Together, the two companies will co-develop innovative 3D printing applications for the new BAC Mono R and showcase the potential of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry thanks to weight reduction and increased customizability. DSM and BAC will work together to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry. Both companies are convinced that integrating 3D printing in car manufacturing allows for the creation of parts that are not only lighter, but also stronger and customizable to meet specific customer needs. In addition, 3D printing enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to explore new designs that would be impossible to produce using traditional manufacturing methods. The new Mono R features a series of new, 3D-printed parts. For

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instance, BAC and DSM developed 3D-printed grips for the Mono R’s steering wheel that are fully customizable to its driver. The car also features new 3D-printed air inlets that are lighter, more durable, and more cost-effective to produce than traditional inlets. Thanks in part to design, Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), and manufacturing changes to key parts of the Mono via 3D printing, BAC and DSM were able to limit the weight of the new supercar to 560 kilograms – a record low. Other innovations are still to follow. For instance, DSM and BAC are currently exploring the design and production of 3D-printed parts incorporating new, organic shapes and hollow internal structures – radically reducing weight while maintaining strength. Additive manufacturing also enables OEMs to replace materials now common in car manufacturing with newer, high-performing and recyclable materials. By using state-of-theart CAE tools, DSM supports BAC in designing lightweight parts using the full potential of design for additive manufacturing (e.g.

allowing design for function, which limits material to places where it is needed to support mechanical loads). Many of DSM’s traditional and high-performing polymers are already commonly used in the automotive sector. By re-engineering these tried and tested materials and optimizing them for 3D printing purposes, DSM Additive Manufacturing is enabling new and innovative designs to surface, as showcased by the record-breaking Mono R. In time, the weight-reducing and durable properties of additive manufacturing will undoubtedly also be integrated into designs for mainstream vehicles. Patrick Duis, segment leader Automotive at DSM Additive Manufacturing, said, “The BAC Mono is the perfect showcase for the potential of 3D printing to reshape the automotive industry. Additive manufacturing offers unparalleled options for small-series production and customization of cars, and we are excited to work together with BAC to optimize our materials for car manufacturers. This brings us another step closer to Manufacture Tomorrow.”


Ian Briggs, Design Director of BAC, said, “We pride ourselves on being the ultimate pioneers at BAC, and joining forces with DSM means we can once again lead the way – this time in terms of additive manufacturing. Keep-

ing the car as light as possible is of paramount importance, and by using 3D printing we not only keep the kilograms down, but also keep sustainability and safety on the up. We’re excited to see how our work on Mono R

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can translate to the automotive industry as a whole.” Improving sustainability in car manufacturing DSM and BAC will continue collaborating closely to explore new technologies, materials and applications for 3D printing in the automotive industry. Both companies will also look for opportunities to improve sustainability in vehicle and other manufacturing processes. In 2018 BAC became the first car manufacturer to go climate positive, which means it removes more carbon dioxide from earth’s atmosphere than it emits. Adding additive manufacturing to the mix will enable BAC to cut its emissions even further, for example because 3D parts can be printed on site rather than having to be shipped across the globe. The company will also have access to DSM’s line-up of recyclable materials, further aiding its sustainability ambitions.

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Crane Stationery, Hasbro, and Wrebbit Announced as Downton Abbey Licensees

The Downton Abbey licensing program continues to add notable new licensees as Spotlight Li-

censing today confirmed Hasbro, Inc., Wrebbit Puzzles, and Crane Stationery as the three newest

additions to the prestigious entertainment brand’s growing licensing roster. Crane Stationery is producing an assortment of Downton Abbey stationery products. Plans include Invitations, Note Cards, Note Pads, Desktop Calendars, and Journals among other items. Hasbro is launching a special edition Downton Abbey CLUE board game. Wrebbit Puzzles is designing and producing a beautifully-detailed Wrebbit 3D Downton Abbey 3D puzzle allowing puzzlers and fans of the popular period drama to relive the Downton Abbey experience one delightful piece at a time. Wrebbit is now in full production to meet international market needs, just in time for theatrical release of the upcoming Downton Abbey movie. Coming to theaters in September 2019, the Downton Abbey movie is a Carnival Films production, with Focus Features and Universal Pictures International distributing.

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Kao Collins Launches New X-BAR Website

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Kao Collins has launched kaoxbar.com, a new website for its recently released X-BAR print module and controller, that will enable industrial printers looking to upgrade their existing equip-

ment to schedule a live demo at Kao Collins’s headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. Available since November 2018, the new X-BAR print module utilizes SAMBA technology to produce excellent,

high-quality images on everything from porous bond to highgloss coated stock at speeds up to 1,000 fpm. Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager for Kao Collins said, “With itsit’s small footprint, the X-BAR is an ideal solution for high-speed, high-volume, single pass applications.” The X-BAR Universal Controller is a superior system that replaces end-of-life controllers with the added benefit of being able to integrate multiple print head technologies on a single platform. “The universal print controller not only eliminates the need for multiple controllers, it simplifies the transition to future print technologies, which results in a significant cost savings over the competition,” Adams said.


Heidelberg Expands Subscription Service

Lensing Druck in Dortmund is a pilot user of the vendor-managed inventory solution and was also one of the very first subscription customers. Consumables stocktaking at Lensing is carried out using an industry-standard mobile device that runs the app developed by Heidelberg. Revised stock levels are automatically relayed to the Heidelberg Assistant. The Material Requirements Program (MRP) ensures sufficient stocks are available to cover the customer’s needs. “Since the launch in midMay, our inventory management has been getting better and better. Optimized goods delivery means Heidelberg can plan supplies of the materials required virtually in real time while also conserving resources,” says Lensing Druck’s Managing Director Robert Dembinski. At the same time, purchasing and logistics processes are also becoming less complex for the customer. Further expansion of subscription service is a key element of digital transformation at HeidelbergDue to the positive response from customers, Heidelberg is quickly and systematically further expanding the portfolio of pay-per-use contract models. In conjunction with the vendor-managed inventory solution, Heidelberg also offers its

customers the option of taking out subscription contracts for consumables even without a press. Further development of the portfolio and the associated capture and analysis of usage data from numerous presses means that increasingly accurate forecasts can be made for deliveries and, ultimately, material production. As a result, Heidelberg is able to develop ever more customized services relating to the life cycle of its equipment portfolio.?As for the Prinect workflow, Heidelberg is gradually converting the entire operation from the sale of individual licenses to contract business with a monthly usage-based charge. “Contract business has become a firmly established part of our solutions portfolio and also the main driving force behind our digital transformation. Our customers benefit from improved productivity and can focus more closely on their own customers’ needs. The subscription model gives Heidelberg a stable sales volume and makes it less dependent on economic cycles. At the end of the day, it’s a real win-win situation,” underlines Professor Ulrich Hermann, member of the Management Board responsible for Lifecycle Business and Chief Digital Officer at Heidelberg.

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The first print shops to try out the Heidelberg Subscription pay-per-use contract model are now seeing positive results. A significant improvement in the productivity/performance of all customers already benefiting from subscription-based production has led Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) to further expand its subscription service. The company is now offering to manage the entire consumables logistics chain for its subscription customers. This app-based vendor-managed inventory solution takes the contract model’s customer benefits to the next level. Customers have even less capital tied up in consumables, enjoy greater flexibility, and can focus even more on their own customers while Heidelberg takes care of warehouse management. The vendor-managed inventory approach also uses cloud-based interaction with the Heidelberg Assistant to give subscription customers complete transparency with regard to goods flows. Heidelberg is working with customers on an ongoing basis to develop this function using the design thinking process. Significant optimization of inventory management at Lensing Druck

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Refugees from Pakistan Start Permanent Employment

In 2015, when the refugee crisis reached its peak, two Pakistanis began their vocational training at Koenig & Bauer in Radebeul near Dresden. After almost 4 years of training, the two, who fled for political and religious reasons, have now received their CIC certificates as skilled workers. They learned the trade of mechatronics technician, which is considered to be one of the most demanding apprenticeships in Germany. With their vocational qualifications, Koenig & Bauer Sheetfed has taken both of them into permanent employment. Bilal Ahmad now works in printing tower assembly, while Saad Malik assembles electrical components

on the feeders of Rapida sheetfed offset presses. With these two Pakistanis, refugees have for the first time passed standard examinations in the Chamber district of Dresden CIC in this trade. The fact that this success story was possible is also due to the ten-strong teaching group of this class. Jochen Mann, head of vocational training, is delighted: "They all helped them and supported them with every trick in the book." They studied together, repeated the subject matter with the two Pakistanis and explained the processes to them. Through the Senior Expert Service, a former master trainer supported Bilal Ahmad and Saad Malik in the last three

months before the all-important exams, for the two of them had to be able to understand and answer the complex questions asked in German by the CIC. In the end they finished with better results than some trainees from Germany. The vocational qualifications of the two refugees are just one of the highlights of Koenig & Bauer's vocational training programme. Again and again, trainees of the printing press manufacturer win awards as the best of their year. This year, the employers' association Sachsenmetall awarded Tom Noack the title of "Best Young Skilled Worker in the Electrical Trades". He was also instrumental in supporting the two Pakistanis in their training. The industrial mechanic Theodor Hahn received the award "Best Young Skilled Worker in the Industrial Metal Trades". The awards they have received are part of a long chain of success within Koenig & Bauer's vocational training programme. Koenig & Bauer is a multicultural, internationally active company that wants to inspire motivated young people to embark on a career in the future. Recently, young people from Syria, Eritrea, Colombia, Brazil and Thailand completed student internships at Koenig & Bauer in Radebeul.

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Global Imaging to Resell Summa Laser Cutters

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Global Imaging, a leading distributor of grand format digital printing equipment, is pleased to announce their relationship with Summa, to resell the Summa L3214 laser cutting machine that was recently announced at Fespa 2019. Textile printing has been growing in the U.S. for almost a decade and has become the first choice for producing exhibit, trade show and POP displays. The need for a dedicated device that finishes textiles with a sealed edge has become part of the de-

mand of the textile market. Until now, textile finishing has been done with additional cutting machinery or simple manual labor, using scissors or a hot knife. Neither of these solutions are clean, fast, cost-effective or scalable. Summa has more than 20 years’ experience in textile finishing and a proven track record of cutting some of the most difficult materials that can be thrown at them, such as 4-way stretch Spandex. As they moved into grand format it was a natural fit for Global’s textile product port-

folio. Greg Lamb, CEO of Global Imaging, says, “When we curate new products for our portfolio, we consider how the products will affect the top-line revenue or bottom-line profits for our customer’s businesses. We felt that because of the cleanliness, the speed and the dedication to fabric, this product could dramatically lower the cost of textile finishing for our customers.” The cutter will be available for demonstration at Global Imaging’s Workflow Studio in Louisville, Colorado in the fall of 2019.


PrintStar Acquires Sorrento Mesa Printing Book of Business

oping a branding and promotion company, Sorrento Mesa Promo. PrintStar’s primary focus is on high-quality digital printing and finishing, while also offering traditional offset printing. The firm serves corporate clients, mainly in the hospitality and banking industries. While business-tobusiness orders still represent the majority of PrintStar’s sales, the company is also developing a growing business-to-consumer online presence providing printing and copying services. “This transaction was a true win-win for both parties,” noted GAA’s Evans. “Our client, Scott Cappel, was able to receive good value for his printing assets, while PrintStar gained entry into new markets and an opportunity to provide Sorrento Mesa’s clients with expanded digital services. Scott and PrintStar owner John Crisp had been friendly competitors, viewing each other with mutual respect, and we were able to structure and complete the transaction in less than two months.”

Since PrintStar acquired Sorrento Mesa’s book of business, Cappel has been helping Crisp with the transition, briefing him on client expectations and the high-tech and life sciences industries served by Sorrento Mesa. Crisp is seeking to expand the volume of work from Sorrento Mesa’s clients by going deeper into each corporation’s organization. “In large corporations, different departments have different needs. I’m expanding my reach into multiple areas to position PrintStar as a preferred provider for the entire organization,” he said. Crisp credits GAA with being instrumental in facilitating the transaction. “Even though they represented Sorrento Mesa in the sale, they were a tremendous help to me as well. Mitch Evans has keen insights into both sides of the transaction and he fully understood my wants, fears, and hopes. He approached us in a way that showed his goal was to structure an agreement that benefitted both parties and he was successful in doing that.”

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San Diego-based full-service printing company Sorrento Mesa Printing has sold its book of business to PrintStar, also based in San Diego. Graphic Arts Advisors, LLC (GAA), Mountain Lakes, NJ, a strategic financial advisory and consulting firm devoted exclusively to all sectors of the graphic communications industry, represented Sorrento Mesa in the sale. GAA Director Mitch Evans served as lead advisor, with GAA Director John Hyde providing support on structuring the M&A transaction. Since its inception more than three decades ago, Sorrento Mesa has earned a reputation as a well-respected firm, and its owner, Scott Cappel, is known as a thought leader in the industry. Offering offset printing and finishing services, as well as some digital printing, Sorrento Mesa Printing’s customer base comprised corporations, many in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, and technology arenas. After selling his printing business, Cappel is now focusing on devel-

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Print Media Centr Partners with drupa 2020

Print Media Centr today announces a partnership with drupa, the world’s largest print trade fair, to present The Printerverse, a dynamic experience providing eleven days of education and printspiration for all at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany, June 16-26, 2020. The Printerverse will co-locate with drupa DNA (drupa next age) which will occupy Hall 7.0 of the fairgrounds. drupa DNA is a key initiative for 2020 that has been developed as part of drupa’s vision to inspire the future of print, uniting established global businesses and creative start-ups with innovative technologies to advance the evolution of the industry and accelerate business growth.

The Printerverse invites drupa attendees to enter its atmosphere to enjoy free educational sessions, press conferences, worldwide product debuts and exclusive insights from industry leaders, members of the Intergalactic Alliance of The Printerverse, and drupa’s carefully selected DNA participants. Sabine Geldermann, Director of drupa, comments on the partnership: “Our media partnership with Print Media Centr, presenting The Printerverse, offers the best conditions to promote drupa 2020 and to further explore and gain new exhibitor and visitor potential from North America, which is considered to be one of the most important

markets for the industry on a global level.” Geldermann adds: “Deborah Corn has an excellent network as well as an impressive print competence, and our major target is certainly to open up new business opportunities for our international customers. But above all, she is truly an outstanding drupa ambassador and a great industry expert to work with on our way to drupa 2020.”Deborah Corn, Principal at Print Media Centr and Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse, adds: “Producing The Printerverse at drupa provides an incredible opportunity for our team and Alliance partners to collaborate, share ideas and help attendees and the audience at home learn about the global products, services, and people pushing our industry forward.” She continues, “There is only one place on planet Earth this could happen on such a grand scale, and I am so honoured Sabine Geldermann has championed our partnership, our programming and welcomed us to Team drupa.” The Printerverse programming will be broadcast live for all eleven days of drupa via YouTube. Further announcements and Alliance partner details to follow.

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PrintEx Offers drupa Trip

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One lucky PrintEx visitor will win a free trip for two to the mother of all trade shows drupa next year, simply by pre-registering and attending the local show. Slated to open its doors August 13-16, PrintEx is the biggest trade event of the year in Australia, and this time is co-located with wide format show Visual Impact. To be in with a chance of the free flights to drupa, all PrintEx visitors have to do is pre-register for the show, and then attend one of the days of the event. Doing so will automatically put you in the draw for the trip. Peter Harper, gener5al manager at Visual Connections says pre-registration

will not only help streamline the entry process when doors open, but ensure visitors make the most of their visit to Australia’s leading industry event. “Pre-registration allows visitors to walk straight into the show, without having to go through a registration process on the spot,” he explains. “It takes just a couple of minutes online, and really pays dividends when you get to the show.” The incentive is likely to drive plenty of action, with a visit to PrintEx already set to deliver plenty of value, and the chance to visit the legendary international show during the European summer ‘icing on the cake’.

“With so much to see and do at PrintEx, Visual Impact and Label & Packaging Expo, we’re keen for our visitors to get as much value from the show as possible,” Harper says. “Pre-registration will help make the most of every moment.” PrintEx covers some 6000sqm at the Sydney Olympic Showground, and as well as the technology from leading vendors, has a host of forums on specialist subjects running from breakfast time onwards. The once-every-four years drupa takes place in Düsseldorf next 16-26 June, with 300,000 printers expected over the 11 days of the event, which covers all 18 halls of the Messe Centre.


2019 drupa Prize Awarded to Sonia Ben Hedia

dis-satisfy, and -ly as in real-ly. In the pronunciation of double consonants like “nn”, “ss” and “ll”, two possibilities exist: Either they are pronounced for a longer duration than a single consonant, which is termed “gemination” or doubling of consonants – i.e. the “nn” in unnatural is pronounced longer than the “n” in uncool. Or they are pronounced shorter ("degemination"), which means that the “nn” in unnatural is articulated just as long as the “n” in uncool. In the case of “gemination”, it is assumed that both components of the word are stored individually in the brain and are only assembled during speech production. “Degemination”, on the other hand, means that affixed words are primarily processed and stored in toto, i.e. as a whole in one word. Empirical evidence of gemination has been lacking until now; assumptions were largely based on intuition. Ms Sonia Ben Hedia was able to close this gap with her thesis. For this purpose, the linguist examined and evaluated thousands of acoustic signals from sentences and conversations, which she had a huge group of English-speaking test subjects pronounce on tape. Ms. Ben Hedia was then not only able to prove that words which are formed with the affix “un-”, i.e. which imply a negation, are given a literally much larger temporal “linguistic space”, i.e. they are pronounced longer. Quoting from the scientific report in his speech, Rainer Hundsdörfer said that Ms Sonia Ben Hedia had made an important contribution to the un-

derstanding of morphophonological interactions. "Even difficult statistical methods are well explained, which makes it easy even for uninitiated readers to understand the complex analytical methods used in the work. To sum up, this is an outstanding thesis that deserves the highest academic accolade,” said Rainer Hundesdörfer. Sonia Ben Hedia was born in Kreuztal in the administrative district of Arnsberg on 8 October 1988. After graduating from secondary school in 2008, she trained to be a teacher of English and History at the University of Siegen, Germany, where she also taught at grammar schools and comprehensive colleges. After successfully completing her first state examination, in 2014 she began doctoral studies at the Philosophy Faculty at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. She completed her thesis "Gemination and Degemination in English Affixation: Investigating the Interplay between Morphology, Phonology and Phonetics" on 6 September 2018 after a successful viva examination, receiving the overall grade of summa cum laude. Sonia Ben Hedia boasts teaching experience at universities in Germany and abroad, where she worked as a guest researcher. She is the writer or lead author of several scientific publications and has given numerous lectures at national and international level. Sonia Ben Hedia is currently a research assistant at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf.

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For her thesis “Gemination and Degemination in English Affixation: Investigating the Interplay between Morphology, Phonology and Phonetics” Ms Sonia Ben Hedia (30) was awarded the 2019 = drupa Prize on 17 June 2019. In her doctoral thesis written at the Philosophical Faculty of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf the linguist uses phonetics to investigate how affixed words are processed and stored in the brain. With her empirical research the prize-winner closes a gap in linguistics thereby creating scope for further fundamental research. The drupa Prize, accompanied by prize money of Euro 6,000, is endowed and presented annually by Messe Düsseldorf to honour exceptional achievements in the humanities at the Faculty of Philosophy of Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. This year’s drupa Prize was presented on 17 June 2019 in the presence of invited guests at Düsseldorf Industrie-Club by Rainer Hundsdörfer (Member of the Exhibitors’ and Visitors’ Advisory Board of drupa and CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG), Hans Werner Reinhard (Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH), Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbeck (Rector of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf), Prof. Dr. Achim Landwehr, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and Prof. Dr. Ingo Plag from the Institute of English Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. In her thesis, Sonia Ben Hedia deals with so-called affixed words. These are words that feature an “affix”. An affix is a unit of meaning such as un- or in-, that is used to form words like “unnatural” or “intolerant”. Unlike other words, affixes cannot stand alone. A key focus in Sonia Ben Hedia’s thesis is how affixed words are processed and stored in the brain. The 2019 drupa Prize winner was able to draw conclusions here with the help, among other things, of phonetics. Sonia Ben Hedia focused her gaze on those English words that form double consonants in connection with affixes – like un-, as in un-natural, in- as in in-numerable, dis- as in

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Label Expo

When Selecting Products, it’s the Label That Counts

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OKI Europe’s Dr. Guy Boxall, Senior Manager – Industry Print Propositions, explores how brands and creative identities heavily rely on the colour white on their products for instant impact and recognition.

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Across the Middle East, the word digital transformation, is becoming increasingly familiar to business decision-makers and business owners. It is worthwhile to take a deep breath and reflect on what this is supposed to mean for someone outside the information technology industry. Whether digital or business transformation, these are all-encompassing terms, and refer to those organizations that are embarking on a path of innovation, that has been rolled out by bringing digital technologies into the center of the organization’s business. On a broader scale, such organizations would have adopted digital technologies and rebuilt their sales models, in a particular vertical market, offering completely new products or services and customer experiences, while significantly influencing an extended eco system of supplier partners. For such organizations, the level of innovation at which they operate, is sufficient to disrupt the incumbents and their existing market dynamics as well as peripheral ecosystems. We can therefore summarize and say that the complete ecosystem of digital and business transformation includes the innovator or the disrupting organization; various disruptive technologies that have been adopted by the disruptor; the vertical market segment in which the disruptor operates; and the peripheral and surrounding ecosystem of input and output supply chain partners. Real transformed organizations do not only just innovate. They also disrupt existing market leaders and their legacy of established ways of working with established suppliers. One common confusion is the inability of existing industry players to distinguish between what is a trend or a fad and a real disruption introduced by a market disruptor. A trend does not disrupt or overturn established market rules and norms. A disruptor does just that

and not only affects the established market and existing eco systems but also often extends peripherally as well. Another reason why such innovators, disruptors, or leaders in business and digital transformation, do not get picked up on the radar of incumbents is because they are usually off their radars. Transformation leaders, innovators and disruptors, almost always leverage technologies that are not being used by incumbents and stalwarts. Their innovative business models, services and products, leverage disruptive technologies that are not being used by incumbents. Global research organization, IDC classifies these technologies as a combination of innovation accelerators and the third platform of information technology. According to IDC, the Middle East and Africa region is now poised at the tipping point, where all accelerators are pointing forward, towards rapid adoption and increased spending. These include digital technologies like cloud, mobility, big data, analytics, as well as Internet of Things, blockchain, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and virtual and augmented reality. According to IDC, this region spent more than $20 billion in 2018 on digital transformation and will more than double, passing $40 billion, by 2022. 89% of organizations in the Middle East and Africa now view digital transformation as being central to their corporate strategies. The tipping point implies that digital transformation has now reached a macroeconomic scale, and will increasingly become the core of industry decision making. More and more digital native enterprises will challenge legacy incumbents and stalwarts and these will have no choice but to transform themselves. This will be at a pace not set by their markets and themselves, but from outside their markets and mostly unknown players.

In order to survive, traditional businesses will have to start asking themselves – how can we become the Uber of our industry. And more importantly can we really become an Uber of our industry. To become an Uber, legacy incumbents will need to relook at their organizational culture to decide if they have fostered an innovative climate; ask whether the Board has enough appetite and vision to survive this generation of digital challenges; assess whether the organization has sufficient internal strengths and resources to reskill itself; and skillfully adopt digital platforms while reengineering business processes around these new platforms, amongst others. In the past, disruptive technologies bringing about transformation, manifested themselves in the form of better and better devices, compute infrastructure, machines, in other words hardware. Going forward disruptive, digital technologies will only become better and better in improving the customer experience and customer journey. They will become more and more experiential, opening up new opportunities to discover the customer and their expectations. Thanks to cloud platform delivery, they will also become less challenging to use and apply. The real challenge in transformation will increasingly turn towards the organization, its people and its leaders. Should the organization follow the strategy of leading the pack or following the pack, while building the new ecosystem, left behind in the wake of the pack leader? Internally, business and technology decision makers need to collaborate strongly so that transformation is homogenized internally and works end to end. Often times, businesses may also need to partner with specialist firms to kick start transformation in organizations and to accelerate them in their journeys.


Screen to Show Benefits of Digital Label Printing Using UV Inkjet Press Screen will showcase how label converters can harness the benefits of digital printing to produce a range of label applications with its UV inkjet presses, at Labelexpo Europe 2019. Offering industryleading speeds, virtually no set-up time and consistent uptime, the Truepress Jet L350UV+ and the Truepress Jet L350UV+LM provide new levels of productivity in label production. Allowing printers to increase throughput and boost revenues. Visitors to their stand (9B30, hall 9), will be able to see live demonstrations of this and the L350UV series.

Application samples will include selfadhesive labels, pouches, pharmaceutical labels and cosmetic boxes. Visitors will also discover the quality achievable with the company’s recently launched blue ink, used with the Truepress Jet L350UV+. For those seeking approved-inks for food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical labels, the Truepress Jet L350UV+LM has the option to incorporate lowmigration ink including optional orange ink. Users can quickly and cost-effectively produce premium quality labels and comply with stringent food and pharmaceutical regulations.

SPGPrints’ New RSI III Rotary Screen Integration Module to Debut at Labelexpo Europe 2019 while minimising contamination of the rollers and useable print. A new display screen offers enhanced viewing angles, reducing the amount of movement necessary for the operator to obtain clear, accurate readings. The RSI III comes in widths from 254mm to 660mm (10in to 26in) and integrates into almost all inline flexo, offset, letterpress or gravure label presses. Also on the stand will be examples of SPGPrints’ long-life nickel reimageable RotaMesh and reusable RotaPlate rotary screens. SPGPrints’ screens are available for the full spectrum of requirements from maximum coverage to halftone reproduction, fine linework and text, and very fine details and vignettes. Robust electroformed construction with a patented hexagonal honeycomb structure delivers stability and strength for high-speed production and enables multiple uses for cost and time savings. The Dev & Dry one-step system for automated developing and drying of RotaPlate screens will also be shown. Dev & Dry can save up to 25 minutes per cycle, making it a valuable tool in high-throughput

environments. The unit, which has a small 1m2 footprint, includes a water filtering and recycling system and requires no drainage or exhaust. SPGPrints’ high-definition imaging systems will also be featured. The rotaLEN laser engraver uses CO2 lasers to ablate material for crisp, clear images with fine detail and may be used with RotaMesh or RotaPlate screens in a one-step, fully digital process. variLEX CtP exposure systems may be used to image RotaPlate screens and flexo plates, letterpress and dry offset plates in a two-step process that offers label printers a high degree of versatility. Live workbench demonstrations will show the simplicity and speed of the modern screenmaking workflow. “With time to press becoming increasingly critical, the reliability and repeatability of the process becomes more important,” says Hank Guitjens, commercial manager, label printing & industrial applications, SPGPrints. “Cost-effective automation with products like the RSI III, Dev & Dry and SPGPrints’ established high-definition imaging devices gives label converters the best tools for today’s demanding market.”

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SPGPrints (stand 4C60) will be presenting solutions for every step in the rotary screen printing workflow for label and packaging applications with its new RSI III rotary screen integration unit taking centre stage on its stand at Labelexpo Europe, 24 – 27 September, Brussels Expo. The RSI III unit is a fast, cost-effective way of applying value-adding functional and visual effects in a single pass at speeds up to 150m/min (492fpm). The unit is particularly suited for adding white ink of the highest opacity for no-label look applications, creative spot and flood varnishes, metallic effects, and rich, opaque colours for striking brand designs. Tactile effects including raised lettering and Braille (up to 250 microns) can be quickly applied in one, uninterrupted process. The new module features ergonomic improvements for safety, time-savings and increased productivity. A new long-life webcleaning scraper automatically removes ink splashes from the web after stoppages or when operating in slow-rotation mode. This enables thorough drying of the substrate

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Label Expo

Lombardi to Show Line and Presses Targeting Different Applications

Lombardi Converting Machinery S.p.A will showcase a number of presses targeted to three different fields of application at Labelexpo Europe 2019 - label printing, digital and finishing and flexible packaging. One machine will also make its world premiere: SYNCHROLINE: Fully servo flexo press renowned all over the world for its user- friendliness and ef-

ficiency. The classic model of the Lombardi product range able to print any type of material. DIGISTAR INKJET: The hybrid press that combines digital (Domino) and flexographic printing in one unique solution, equipped with the special range of Lombardi finishing units. TORO: The in-line flat bed foil embossing and hologram in-setting system. The ideal solution for

labels, wine, spirits and security. Its movable head allows the processing of several foils in a single pass. It also has high stroke frequency. BRAVO: The flat bed screen printing unit capable of highlighting the finest details, volumes and color intensity impossible to obtain with other printing technologies. Easy inhouse preparation of screens, lower screen cost and compatibility with the whole gamma of screen inks are just some of the features that make this unit unique on the market. VOLO: The semi-rotary die-cutting unit running at speeds up to 80m/ min. One magnetic cylinder for all prints formats reduces the downtime between each job and increases safety in the workplace by no cylinder change. INVICTA - i2: Exclusive world premiere of the brand new line created for high quality flexible packaging in the mid web sector. Strong, powerful structure of the line with 50 mm thick frame. Completely gearless as well as shaftless with direct drive motorization of the 3 print axes: anilox, plate and chilled drum. Print format is up to 36” and web width up to 1100mm. It is the only in-line press in the market reaching up 1 square meter of printable material.

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OMET to Showcase New Printing Line at Labelexpo Europe 2019

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OMET is all set to announce a new line of printing solutions at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The company will show off three new machines from its XFlex line. In addition, the company will also show iFLEX, and an XJet powered by Durst. “The XJet powered by Durst offers the widest range of in-line multi-process technologies for finishing requirements, such as cold foil, hot

foil, embossing, varnishing, peel & seal, delam-relam, and so on,” said the company in a statement. The company will also show converting solutions such as OMET Monotwin-Cut variable size die-cut, OMET Twist easy-change die, and OMET Rock’n’Roll matrix stripping. “The Hybrid XJet is a great solution for a short run with versioning and personalisation, variable

data printing and fast set up,” said the company. “Thanks to its high-speed performances (78 m/ min), the low ink laydown and the cost analysis and personalisation, it could be ideal also for medium runs. It prints in high quality with 1200×1200 dpi, offset-like quality and sharp precision in details and vignette, with adding-value features, all-in-one production, and combination printing.”


Starfoil to Showcase Latest Machinery Starfoil demonstrates their popular Value Line 1300SXL spooling/ slitting machine with its latest technology including a higher speed of 250 mtr/min and larger diameter rolls up to 350 mm. The machine can unwind from 1”, 3” and 6” to master rolls on 1” and 3” cores by means of shear slitting or razor slitting with a max. unwind roll diameter of 700 mm. Starfoil will also present their newest CLC-600XL. This cantilevered, small foot print model is designed to slit 3” hot-stamping (rest) rolls to 1” or 3” rolls by means of shear slitting or razor slitting and runs up to a speed of 300 mtr/min. Maximum diameters are 650 mm for unwinding and 550 mm for rewinding. As agent for Newfoil Machines, Starfoil will also demonstrate a high-speed hot foil stamping Newfoil 2500 Servo machine for labels that features a complete revision of the electronic, control and mechanical systems. Integrated servo drives are now used to power all the dynamic functions

of the machine, this can increase productivity by 100% or more, with reduced operator input,

quicker set-up, reduced waste, lower noise levels, data logging and much more.

GIC to Present Printing and Finishing Solutions Range

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GIC (stand 9C10, hall 9), will present their entire range of printing and finishing solutions, including a new finishing solution for RFID integration on pre-cut labels. The new version of the Dyxee Cut 350 L for finishing and embellishment will be showcased. This will be fitted with a flexographic module, cold stamping and die-cut units. Particular attention is put on the ease of use, and the optimization of the setup time. This equipment is ideal for completing digital color presses. Also displayed is the TAGINNOV Converting Line 350, developed for the integration of RFID with numerous features including online control and encoding. This flexible and modular solution enables the integration of RFID in the field of adhesive, packaging and packing. In addition, the second TAGINNOV SPEED ETIQ is an innovative RFID integration module for pre-printed and pre-cut labels.

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TLMI Announces Program for September’s printTHINK Summit TLMI will be holding the association’s fourteenth technical summit, rebranded as printTHINK, September 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. printTHINK brings together industry thought leaders and attendees to network, learn and discuss the topics at the forefront of the North American label and narrow web packaging market. This year’s sessions will take attendees through a wide range of topics that address the central day-to-day issues converters and industry suppliers face, in addition to the drivers and key trends that are reshaping the North American narrow web sector. Session panelists include industry suppliers, label and flexible packaging converters, seasoned HR and marketing experts and brand personnel from companies like P&G and Church Street Brewing. Some of the printTHINK session topic highlights include: Everything LED- In this session, attendees will explore the intricacies of LED converters should consider when deciding to adopt the technology. We will hear from industry suppliers on the most common questions they receive about the technology including inks, coat-

ings, performance characteristics, and equipment requirements for both new and installed presses. The panel will help guide converters through the LED journey to gain valuable insight before making an investment. Navigating the Regulatory World - Food and beverage labels, pharmaceutical labels, and health and beauty care labels often have specific regulatory requirements. How to navigate this regulatory world from inks, adhesives, and silicones up to full laminates will be addressed in this session. Panelists include two regulatory experts who will share how to deal with the FDA and the types of information needed for regulatory certification. "Think" Automation - Today’s narrow web printers are pressured with increased demands to control costs while facing the challenge of finding and retaining employees in one of the tightest labor markets in modern history. This session will explore automation and lean principles as a means to provide the one-two punch needed to address this issue from label concept to delivery. A panel of converters will share key aspects of investigating automation solutions, what con-

verters should be thinking about before they invest, and lessons from their own experiences. You Bought a Digital Press. Now What? - In this session, attendees will hear from three label converters of various sizes who have different experiences with digital printing on multiple platforms. Attendees will learn as panelists champion their success stories and discuss the challenges of bringing a new technology in house. Label converting panelists will be joined by their customers as they showcase and discuss the unique digital label projects they collaborated on. Attendees will hear first-hand testimonials from brand owners on what a digital solution means to them. Beyond the Label - Flexible packaging and RFID smart labels are fast-growing markets. Attendees will hear from application experts about opportunities in these non-traditional sectors. Attendees will also learn about the resources required to venture into these markets as well as the challenges that converters will face. This session will include a discussion on current market trends and new product innovation that is leading the way for these markets.

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The Compart Roadshow to be Held On September 19 in Paris

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Premiere in France: The "Compart Roadshow" will take place for the first time on 19 September 2019 in Paris (Etoile Business Center) - a symposium specially designed for the French market for Omnichannel customer communication of companies and public administrations. The congress will be hosted by Compart France, the French subsidiary of the internationally active Compart-Group. Visitors to the "Compart Roadshow" can see for themselves how Compart has developed since it was founded 27 years ago.

Started as a conversion specialist in output management, the group of companies has developed continuously over the past decades. The DocBridge© product family has meanwhile been extended - among other things by innovative IT solutions for automating and standardizing processes in input and output management, for monitoring and controlling document production, for validation and for creating documents for print, web and mobile on the basis of a single source format (universal document design). Compart's goal is to support com-

panies, authorities and organizations in their increasingly complex document processing. The company sees itself as a "bridge builder" between the analog and digital worlds. Harald Grumser, founder and board member of Compart: "We want our customers to be able to concentrate on the tasks that take them forward as a company". As a trendsetter, Compart uses modern technologies and architectural approaches such as Cloud Computing, API Economy, Blockchain and Docker-Container, as can be seen at the "Compart Roadshow".


New Show Features Unveiled for UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Event Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 will introduce three new show features when it returns to Olympia on 11 & 12 September – an education initiative, a one-of-kind trend showcase and a zone designed to raise the profile of packaging firms in their infancy. These new features will run alongside a series of returning show favourites to deliver valuable guidance to visitors from every part of the packaging supply chain. New for 2019 is the one-of-a-kind Education Hub, created to encourage young people to pursue a career in packaging. The new area will see industry experts from Print iT, Brief Cases, BPIF, Women in Print UK, Shine and Earth Island deliver workshops across both days of the show, offering insights and advice to attendees at the start of their careers. In addition, the Education Hub will include a display of innovations from within the print, packaging, paper and design sectors, presented by leading print companies Foilco, Fedrigoni and Danby Press. This showcase will demonstrate the opportunities the industry has to offer the young professionals in attendance. The zone has also been designed to encourage existing packaging companies to offer the

next generation of young talent work placement and apprenticeship opportunities by displaying their capabilities through an exhibit of university-level work. ThePackHub Trend Zone will make its debut at the show, highlighting 10 of the latest, most influential trends in packaging. The zone will give a global perspective on the latest thinking and will cover topics such as reducing waste, carbon concern and intelligent engagement. Examples highlighting each trend will be on display to give visitors a tangible experience of the latest packaging thinking. Also launching for the first time in

2019 will be the Accelerator Zone. Six up-and-coming companies, specially selected as the ‘ones to watch’ within the packaging industry, will showcase their innovative products and services, providing visitors with the exclusive chance to experience the most cuttingedge ideas first-hand. After proving popular with visitors when it launched at Packaging Innovations in February, the What’s New Wall will join the London show for 2019. Created to showcase the latest product launches taking place, the feature will also act as a guide for visitors looking to discover the latest packaging concepts at the show.

ADF&PCD New York Announces Shortlist for Innovation Awards universities, organizations and the media. New categories this year are The Rising Star Award, for outstanding student projects; and the Dandelion Clocks Award, to recognize an inventor. The winners will be announced at the ADF&PCD New York conference at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 18 at Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, in an awards ceremony led by Christophe Pradère, CEO & Founder of BETC Design. The event will also be recognizing student projects

from Pratt Institute and Fashion Institute of Technology. Prototypes will be on display during ADF&PCDNY 2019 and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony. This year's Innovation Awards will also include the Dandelion Clocks Award. A special prize for an inventor, the Dandelion Clocks Award is organized by Marisol Simard, Founder of Dandelion Clocks Inc., a consulting firm focused on business growth through innovation strategies and creative team dynamics for the beauty industry.

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The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) today announced the shortlist for its annual Packaging Innovation Awards. The Awards are designed to showcase new technology and excellence in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. This year’s finalists represent a wide range of high-quality production and industry-leading innovation. The judging process was overseen by an independent jury of packaging experts from leading brands,

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Taghleef Industries to Launch Sustainable Films

Taghleef Industries (Ti) has announced that they will be attending Labelexpo Europe 2019, from September 24 to 27 in Brussels. Located in Hall 5 Booth C40, Ti will be presenting their new sustainable film solutions to the labels community. NATIVIA D813 is the first bio-based and biodegradable I-IML film on the market and complements Ti’s wide range of

IML BoPP films. This PLA (polylactic acid) film is designed to run on reel-to-sheet offset printing machines, achieving good printing speed and excellent ink adhesion. These features make NATIVIA D813 a unique film that meets the growing demand for bioplastic-based containers that can be decorated with I-IML technology. Another film that meets the principles of Circular Economy is the ultra-clear floatable SHAPE360 TDS. This low-density TD shrink sleeve label film minimizes the impact on PET recycling systems and reduces the weight of the label. The exceptional shrink curve guarantees up to 65% shrinkage, offering the freedom to fully decorate containers in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and the potential for 360° eye-catching label graphics. Ti has enlarged its pressure sensitive label (PSL) portfolio with an innovative

range of BBP-free top coated films with extra features to enhance film performance. One of these is PPGP, a multilayer film that has a proprietary skin providing highly compatible and superior PSA receptivity. Ti’s top coating ensures excellent print performance and superior graphics utilizing a variety of printing processes. PPGP is an integrated product designed for repositionable, removable, or ultra-removable applications. At Labelexpo Europe 2019, Ti will share programs that support sustainability and the Circular Economy including the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content and non-fossil raw material sources. Taghleef invites customers, brand owners, retailers, and all stakeholders in the value chain to join in the discussion on the future of plastic packaging.

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CAPTIVA Innovations Launches Flexible Printed Electronic LED Retractable Banners

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CAPTIVA Innovations (CAPTIVA) has announced the launch of its interactive LED eBanners for Lise Watier’s innovative lipstick marketing campaign. Lise Watier is a subsidiary of Groupe Marcelle Cosmetics, the largest cosmetic manufacturer in Canada. The deployment was launched at 50 select retail locations across Canada last month. The mandate for the Lise Watier campaign was not only to attract attention and draw-in audiences but most importantly to engage them through a fun interactive module that would increase brand awareness, leave a lasting impression, and ultimately drive sales. The result is a highly sophisticated, yet easy to operate, LED beauty wheel in the form of a retractable banner – customers simply touch the PLAY button on the Lise Watier banner to stop the racing LED lights, and discover their prizes. “The beauty shopping experience has evolved and consumers are

looking for new ways to connect with brands they love. Groupe Marcelle is constantly looking for innovative ways to enhance our brands’ shopping experience. Easy to operate, the eBanners were a turnkey tool to deploy innovation at several retail locations and fully aligned with the Lise Watier in-store experience: fun, engaging and authentic,” said Bruna Bressane, Trade Marketing Manager for Groupe Marcelle. CAPTIVA’s flexible and versatile LED eBanner product can be programmed to create a wide range of lighting effects, and customized to be produced in various sizes and shapes lending itself to a variety of truly unique applications, including ceilings displays, curved surfaces, integrated into End Caps and POS displays, and in the case of the Lise Watier deployment, adapted to fit into retractable banner stands that are powered by a battery pack. The award-winning technology behind

CAPTIVA is a breakthrough concept developed by TF Massif - extra large area flexible electronics banner material with embedded LED circuit lighting and sensors. “Until now, CAPTIVA’s LED eBanners were mostly deployed at events and trade shows in the US and Europe. As a BC-based Canadian company, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with a forward-thinking company such as Groupe Marcelle to not only introduce our offering to the retail industry but also the Canadian market,” said Judith Stewart, CEO, Captiva Innovations. In today’s digital world, innovation, differentiation and engagement are the keys to retail and event marketing – CAPTIVA offers a completely new, large-format signage solution that blurs the line between print & digital and provides opportunities to create distinctive marketing campaigns through smart printed media.


QuarkXPress 2019 Intros Flex Layouts and More Quark announced the official availability QuarkXPress 2019, the new release of Quark’s graphic design and page layout software for creative professionals. From page layout and web design to mobile app creation, illustration and photo editing, QuarkXPress is the go-to application for print and digital design. QuarkXPress 2019 introduces Flex Layouts and an overhauled Table model as well as a range of new customer-requested features. QuarkXPress 2019 has introduced a first for digital design for graphic designers: Flex Layouts. Flex Layouts is a new layout space that lets designers create responsive HTML5 web pages in a WYSIWYG environment. Flex Layouts do not require HTML or CSS coding skills, which means graphic designers can start designing for the web right away. QuarkXPress already enables the creation of interactive mobile apps, eBooks and web publications, which means the availability of Flex Layouts pushes the digital publishing capabilities of QuarkXPress even further. See Flex Layouts in action. Also new in QuarkXPress 2019 is a completely reimagined Table model that introduces new styling rules for table, row, column and cell level formatting along with text

styling rules. Designers can apply table styles to any table – those created directly in QuarkXPress or an auto-imported table from Excel. What’s more, if changes are made to the source Excel table, the data is updated in QuarkXPress without impacting the table design. Check out the new Tables functionality. Additional New Features in QuarkXPress 2019 include: • Professional Image Export • Complete PDF Accessibility

Support • Performance Boost for Mac and Windows • Spring-Loaded Cursor • 9-Point Reference Grid • Auto Growing Text Boxes • Enhanced Paragraph Formatting • Directional Spine Alignment • Easy Access to Merge Shapes • Enhanced Border Formatting Control • Enhanced Retina Support

Toppan’s new Tech Can Generate Moiré Pattern for Any Image generally have a negative impact on the appearance and quality of printed media. Toppan, however, has applied the expertise cultivated in research into technologies to prevent such patterns to now be able to control and use them effectively for eye-catching designs and visual impact. The system developed separates an image into two patterns with different pitches and phases. The two images are then printed, and various methods, such as inserting a clear panel or leaving a space between them, are used to create the moiré pattern design. “This new method of controlling and creating moiré patterns

offers visual impact through a simple process,” said Luis Murillo, development manager at Toppan’s Technical Research Institute. “There is no need to use something like a lenticular lens, so it reduces the time and cost of producing something eye-catching that requires no power and gets people's attention in shops for promotion or in the street for warning signs. It is an excellent example of how research into preventing something can actually be useful in learning to control and take advantage of it. We will now focus on enhancing visibility, enabling full color designs, and improving the system’s processing speed.”

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Toppan Printing has developed the “world’s first system” enabling a moiré interference pattern to be generated for any image. The system was developed by applying Toppan’s technology for reducing the occurrence of moiré patterns in printed media. An image is separated into two patterns to produce a moiré pattern design, enabling 3D and dynamic effects, a sense of depth, and variations in color density, which can be effective for in-store POP promotional tools, warning signs, and other displays. Moiré patterns can occur unintentionally in printing due to the overlapping of aligned dots and lines. These interference patterns

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GTI Expands Highly Popular MiniMatcher Series

GTI Graphic Technology has announced the new MM-2436e color matching system. The MM-2436e has a viewing area of 22.75” high x 36” wide x 23” deep (58 cm x 91 cm x 58 cm). It includes five standard light sources: daylight (D65, D75, or D50), store light (Cool White Fluorescent or TL84), home light

(Incandescent A), Ultraviolet, and an optional source (D50, D75, Horizon, LED, TL84, or TL83). The viewer also includes a daylight timer and an illuminated push button control that confirms which source is selected. GTI’s ColorGuard II lamp tracking is available as an option. ColorGuard is a monitoring system that tracks usage for each light source and notifies you when it is time to relamp. To assist with metamerism testing, the MM-2436e provides one touch automatic light source sequencing. This feature allows the user to program a set of light sources that will automatically sequence for a fixed period of time. For highly critical applications, an optional prismatic diffusion lens is offered. Robert McCurdy, President of GTI Graphic Technology, Inc. states, “Our OEM partners and end-users in the industrial color markets have been asking us for an affordable 36” wide multi-source viewing booth. We are delighted to be able to meet their requirement with the MiniMatcher2436e.” McCurdy adds, “GTI prides

itself on listening to our customers and offering a range of solutions to meet their requirements. We look forward to offering this new product, which nicely complements our full range of ASTM D1729 and ISO 3664:2009 compliant viewing systems.” Like all GTI products, the new MM-2436e will be manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Newburgh, NY. Having the design, engineering, manufacturing, and sales team working together in one facility helps GTI to bring high quality products to the market at a reasonable price while offering the best in class support. It also offers great flexibility when manufacturing a product. For example, if a customer requires the MM-2436 size but only three or four light sources GTI can offer that product at a lower price. The complete GTI MiniMatcher series now consists of six model sizes with viewing areas ranging from 13”H x 18” W x 10” D to 22.75”H x 60” W x 23” D. Three, four, and five light source viewers with range of options are available.

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Onyx Graphics Launches ONYX 19 Software

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Onyx Graphics, has launched ONYX 19, the newest version release of the company’s industry-leading wide-format RIP and print workflow software. Introducing the Spark Engine and DeviceLink+, ONYX 19 brings new cutting-edge technologies so print service providers can go bigger, bolder and beyond the limitations of wide-format print for all print applications including soft signage and textile. The Spark Engine is a new performance platform bringing RIP speed increases up to 400 percent and printer performance increases up to 200 percent. DeviceLink+ is an all-new system of easy-to-use color management controls to achieve consistent color across an entire site without the need to read in new swatches or use a color measurement device. “We’re amazed at the response ONYX 19 received at our FESPA announcement last month,” said Bryan Manwaring, Director of

Product Marketing at Onyx Graphics. “Customers are already seeing the Spark Engine at work through increased production capacity, while DeviceLink+ is creating new possibilities to achieve outstanding color output that can all be automated at the click of a button.” ONYX 19 software also introduces new Step and Repeat functionality for a 600 percent performance increase; new dot pattern technology for the smoothest output on all wide-format print applications including soft signage and textile; adds nest trim box features for weeding and finishing print and cut jobs; and is the first and only solution to provide the ability to build iccMAX v5 profiles. Coupled with the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) 5.1, ONYX 19 is a winning combination for any print application. Highlights of ONYX 19 include: • Advanced compression algorithms in the Spark Engine increase

RIP speeds up to 400 percent • New threading pipeline in the Spark Engine improves printer performance up to 200 percent • New rendering technology in the Spark Engine increases Step and Repeat performance up to 600 percent • Color management automation controls using DeviceLink+ • Consistent color across devices using DeviceLink+ • iccMAX v5 profiling for nextgeneration color output accuracy • New Dot Pattern Technology for the smoothest output on all wide-format print applications • Automation for Step and Repeat jobs for seamless workflows • Print Isolation Technology to ensure print production continues in the event of printer failure • Nest trim box to save time weeding and finishing jobs Onyx Graphics, Inc. announces global launch of ONYX 19 software


DGI Introduces New Textile Printers DGI set to introduce two new textile printers to their current portfolio after the successful product launch at ITMA Barcelona of Poseidon & Apollon. Poseidon is a new Midrange 1.6metre wide sublimation transfer printer which utilises the same industrial Kyocera printheads used in the true industrial DGI HSFT III. This proven technology reliably enables the printer to have up to a 118% speed increase over the DGI FT-1608. Poseidon is designed for unattended printing supporting a new sleep mode enabling the user to print jobs without being in attendance. This printer is targeted at the mid-level production company who needs a high volume of capacity but also needs the flexibility of multiple printers for different designs. There is also an “SE” model which has an additional printhead enabling the customer to install spot colours or fluorescent inks alongside CMYK whilst maintaining the incred-

ible speeds (offering production speeds of 120m2 per hour). Later in the year a mini jumbo roll unit will be available to offer companies even more flexibility with the ability to load 2,500 linear metres of transfer sublimation paper. Poseidon will be officially

available to ship from August. Apollon is a new 16 printhead direct to textile printer which was shown printing with reactive inks at ITMA with production speeds of around 250m2 per hour. This printer will be targeted at the fashion and interior décor sectors.

SWISS KRONO Invests in RotaJET for Decor Printing

“With the two different machine classes (L and VL) and the different web widths (138cm, 168cm and 225cm) of our RotaJET, we can offer our customers market- and region-specific solutions for the most varied decor applications. We are especially pleased that SWISS KRONO has opted for a RotaJET 225,” says Koenig & Bauer board member Christoph Müller.

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SWISS KRONO is investing in a RotaJET 225 from Koenig & Bauer for its production facility in Heiligengrabe in the north of Germany. This is already the fifth press to be sold to a customer active in the growth market of digital decor printing, and SWISS KRONO is already the second producer of wood-based materials to invest in Koenig & Bauer’s digital printing solution.

The new digital web press will be entering production in Heiligengrabe in summer 2020. Ingo Lehnhoff, managing director of SWISS KRONO TEX Germany: “The RotaJET 225 from Koenig & Bauer supports the highly efficient realisation of shorter runs and we can now bring new decors and products to the market faster than ever before.” SWISS KRONO Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wood-based products. The company stands for sustainable and innovative solutions in the interiors, flooring and building materials sectors. Founded in 1966 as a family business, the group currently employs a staff of 5,100. In the 2017/2018 fiscal year, the company generated sales of CHF 2.0 billion. In addition to the Swiss plant in Menznau, the company also produces in France, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia and the USA. The Group’s products are distributed to over 120 countries worldwide.

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Continuous Feed Inkjet Brought Another Step Closer to Offset Quality

TEC Lighting has announced the successful installation of their new TECWEB550LX at Tidewater Direct in Centreville, Maryland. Tidewater Direct, a web offset printing company specializing in direct mail printing, continuous forms printing, and pharmaceutical printing, is in the midst of officially launching a new line of high speed web coaters. The installation was completed in late July at Tidewater’s main production facility. “As an inkjet trade printer for letter shops and agencies, we see a lot of

value by offering inline UV coating for self-mailers and post cards,” notes Tidewater Direct President Geoff Eisenberg. “Combined with the quality and economy we get from our Screen HD, we see this as a homerun for our customers that chose to outsource inkjet. We are proud to be the first installation for the TEC Lighting team. The install and training process was straightforward, and the performance exceeded our expectations. Our operators have been self-sufficient since startup, which in my opinion is impressive.” The new TEC Lighting TECWEB550LX web coater offers several new features that make it an ideal fit for inkjet service providers, including: • Duplex UV/(Optional Waterbased) coating at speeds up to 400 feet per minute • Stunning finishes including high gloss, satin, Matte and soft-feel • Compatibility with existing continuous feed inkjet press, creating offset quality work • Inline compatibility with ANY

continuous feed inkjet web press • Production-friendly with all standard offset stocks, and many inkjet treated media “We have been analyzing the continuous inkjet printing market for many years, and only now do we feel the marketplace is ripe to accept and support a UV coating solution,” notes TEC Lighting Sales Manager Moses Nuno. “The print quality of continuous inkjet web printing technologies has been getting increasingly closer to traditional offset standards, and so the introduction of untreated offset stocks makes web inkjet a viable solution for printing that requires the enhancements of UV coating. “With the addition of UV coating within the TEC Lighting TECWEB550LX offering, commercial printers can now achieve brighter, glossier more brilliant printing. UV coating demand has evolved into production requirement, especially in direct mail, magazines, and traditional commercial printing markets. Now with the help of TEC Lighting, it’s readily available to the web inkjet market.”

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Epic Invests in VUTEk Printers

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With the recent installation of a VUTEk FabriVU 340i, Hollywood Monster has now purchased 11 EFI VUTEk printers from CMYUK in a total investment approaching £5m. To date, Hollywood Monster, one of the most prolific, digital service print providers in the UK, has bought 11 EFI VUTEk printers. All these printers including its latest acquisition, an EFI VUTEk FabriVU 340i, were purchased from CMYUK, the UK’s largest independent supplier of wide-format digital printers, cutting equipment and materials, representing a total investment of nearly £5m. This new printer allows Hollywood Monster to take full advantage of the growth in appetite for digital textile printing. A recent survey by Smithers Pira forecasts that the growth rate for digital textile

printing will reach 17.5% per annum over the next six years, and within this time period the total available global market for digital textile printing will more than double from $1.73bn in 2018 to $3.bn in 2023. “Every time we purchase a new printer we don’t just look at the increased capacity for us, we look at what other commercial opportunities this can provide the company,” says Simon McKenzie, Managing Director, Hollywood Monster. “These are big investments for us and not decisions we take lightly. We have already switched some of our marketing focus into retail and outdoor events, where we know the dye sub market is growing year on year.” Not only has the FabriVU opened up new revenue streams into the business, it has also increased

capacity for the busier months. “We haven’t just invested in capex, we have invested in people to make this work,” continues McKenzie. “We have taken on some fantastic and proven commercial people that will really drive this product within their portfolio of clients, and I am very confident that within the next 12 months we will be looking at a second FabriVU,” he adds. “We’ve been unable to ignore the growing demand for soft signage and fabric prints,” says Mat Jephcott, Operations Director at Hollywood Monster. “The FabriVU 340i is not just another printer, but a specialist machine for this type of print. One of the things that we particularly liked was the output quality of the FabriVU to the PONGS range of textile materials, which is very impressive.”


POLAR Mohr Launches New Version of Compucut POLAR Mohr has launched the newest version of its Compucut software, which makes automated cutting possible in practice. The high-speed cutting machine manufacturer from Hofheim has been pursuing its automated cutting vision for over 30 years. The trend that has been emerging in print shops for some years now is a significant increase in job changes coupled with a simultaneous decline in print runs. This has resulted in increased requirements regarding the operation of the high-speed cutters. Many companies are clearly feeling the effects of increased set-up times. Which is not surprising as many places have to process up to 30 different jobs every day. Manual creation of cutting programs for low-volume print runs is extremely time-consuming and the requirements applying to the creation of cutting programs have also increased. Combination sheets often require complicated cutting runs that involve numerous programming steps.

POLAR provides its innovative Compucut software solution to ensure that these increased set-up times can be eliminated. Compucut uses common prepress file formats, i.e. the CIP3 and CIP4 standards (JDF/PPF). An optimum cutting program with the most efficient succession is created from this data. This cutting program is sent to the networked high-speed cutter (PLUS & PRO HD models) afterward. If a company is running several high-speed cutters, the program can be initially transferred to the External Memory Program Manager (ESPV) and then assigned to the relevant machine according to free capacity. As soon as the program is called up the machine automatically moves up to the first cutting block and onto the next cutting block after each cut. The graphical or real-time image of the printed sheet layout displayed on the machine clearly shows in which direction and in which sequence the sheet must be rotated. The Compucut family consists of Compucut Go, Compu-

cut Control and Compucut Auto Control versions. Compucut Go is the basic version that can be used to create cutting programs for D or N PLUS machines. However, this version has some restrictions, i.e. it cannot display a real-time image. It is also not possible to modify the sheets. Compucut Control includes the complete range of functions and these also include functions such as real-time image displaying and the option to manually modify the sheets. Compucut Auto Control also provides a function to create cutting programs fully automatically without any manual intervention. This prevents operating errors, providing that the prepress data is correct. The newest software version 5.0.8. is now available. This update focuses on Autoturn gripper coordination, which is the core of the PACE automatic cutting system. Also new: the option to program a “lint cut”, which corrects any unclean cut edges through countercuts.

Nekoosa Adds Four Products to Their Specialty Graphics Portfolio Nekoosa launches four new products into the Nekoosa Coated Products’ branded portfolio: Sign-Ad, Hi-Stat, Wall Graphics and Classic Vinyl. These products are used for window, wall and general signage applications like window graphics, point-of-purchase signage, wall decals and counter mats. “Catalina Graphic Films has manufactured these products for over 30 years,” says Laura Slovensky, Channel Marketing Manager. They are used today across North America by restaurant chains, retailers and transportation service providers from window signage, wall graphics and decals.” • Sign-Ad is a flexible 4 mil vinyl with a low tack removable adhesive. The product is repositionable and can be cleanly removed from interior or exterior windows

without leaving adhesive residue behind. Sign-Ad is used for window signage applications. • Hi-Stat is an adhesive free flexible 8 mil vinyl that adheres to most clean, highly polished surfaces like stainless steel and glass. Hi-Stat is used for interior and exterior window graphics. • Wall Graphics flexible 6 mil vinyl has a microsphere ultra-removable and repositionable adhesive ideal for decals on interior or exterior painted walls, most types of wallpaper and wood paneling. Decals remove cleanly without leaving adhesive residue on the application surface. • Classic Vinyl is a flexible 4 mil vinyl used in general interior and exterior signage applications like decals, stickers and bumper stickers. Classic Vinyl features a high strength permanent adhesive that can be

applications to flat or simple curves. Each of these products are certified for HP Indigo digital presses and available in standard digital cut sheet sizes. Sign-Ad, Hi-Stat, and Classic Vinyl are also available in top coated folio sheet sizes for conventional and UV offset.


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Canon’s New imagePRESS Servers Adopt the Latest EFI Fiery Platform

Canon USA has announced the availability of two EFI Fiery powered digital front ends (DFEs) for the newly launched imagePRESS C910/C810/C710/ C710CA color digital presses — the imagePRESS Server H350 and G250. These DFEs combine the imagePRESS’s superb print quality, high performance, new production capabilities and excellent productivity with EFI’s innovative, scalable and integrated platform, Fiery system software FS350 Pro and FS350. “Over the years, each new Fiery DFE release for Canon’s printers has exceeded expectations, and these new imagePRESS servers are no exception,” says Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Canon USA. “We are especially pleased to offer an even

stronger feature set of time-saving technologies with this release to give our customers a more significant productivity and efficiency advantage in digital print.” The imagePRESS Servers H350 and G250 leverage the high-throughput, high-accuracy advantages the EFI Fiery FS350 Pro and FS350 platforms offer, providing a host of key features that help deliver faster processing, more versatility and better color capabilities. Key features include: Faster Processing: A boost in processing speed of up to 70 percent for the H350 and up to 78 percent for the G250 compared to the firstgeneration imagePRESS Servers F200 and G100 (imagePRESS C800 Series Servers). • More Versatility: Print lengths of up to 51.2 inches on up to 350-gsm stock, giving operators capabilities to produce book covers, folders, calendars, banners and more. • Support of Command WorkStation 6.3: Brings new features such as Archive Manager and job Thumbnail View, as well as enhancements to popular features such as FreeForm and Impose. • Media Librarian v2.1: Offers operators the ability to create, edit and organize their paper stocks from a single, intuitive interface. • Better Color Capabilities: Enhancements to Fiery ImageViewer

(optional) allow print establishments to make last-minute color corrections and help them to get back to production. Users can benefit from seamless integration between the new imagePRESS Servers and Duplo creaser, slitter, cutter and UV coating equipment— a connectivity benefit that can help significantly reduce finishing setup times. Integration with the uniFLOW platform can give business users access to accounting and reporting, print room management, job routing and scanning. Users can also achieve broader workflow automation if they choose to integrate the new imagePRESS Servers with EFI’s Fiery Color Profiler Suite1, Fiery JobFlow1, and EFI MarketDirect StoreFront web-to-print/eCommerce software. Adding Fiery Color Profiler Suite also gives users the ability to achieve G7 calibration on their imagePRESS digital press. “We are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Canon through the release of these latest imagePRESS Servers powered by Fiery,” said John Henze, vice president of sales and marketing, EFI Fiery. “Canon imagePRESS customers will now have access to even more productivity with the improvements these Fiery technologies deliver.”

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Crown Letsgo Inkjet Paper Now Available in Sheets

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Crown Van Gelder sells a wide range of reels under the name Crown Letsgo for all high speed inkjet presses in the market. There is a choice of 3 portfolio’s: Publishing print, Promotional print and Transactional print. “With more than 10 years of continuous innovation and knowledge support, we help our worldwide customers to improve inkjet performance on their presses.,” said the company. “As of now, we supply part of the Letsgo range also in sheets in the sizes SRA3, A3 en A4 to customers

in The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Germany.”

Via www.cvgwebshop.com, sheets can be ordered online with a short delivery time. “Because our Letsgo range is specifically developed for waterbased inkjet printing, priming or pre-coating on press is not necessary. The print result shows sharp and vivid colors with good drying and gives a lay flat print result for error free finishing. Tests show very nice print results on full color books, promotional and transactional print,” said the company.


Mark Andy Introduces New Digital Pro Product Line Mark Andy has launched Digital Pro, the latest development to its digital product offerings. The new product line comes to market with 77 fpm (23.4 mpm) production speed for all applications and low cost to print, allowing businesses priced out of production systems the opportunity to benefit from digital. Available for immediate order, the CMYK dry toner Digital Pro line includes a roll-to-roll press, Digital Pro 1, and a configurable inline hybrid model, Digital Pro 3. The systems are priced starting at $199,000 USD and $295,000 USD, respectively and will be initially showcased at regional events throughout North America starting August 2019. The product will make its European debut at Labelexpo Europe this September in Brussels. Digital Pro 1 is a roll-to-roll machine, fitted with an unwind, state of the art print engine and rewind, providing 12.5-inch digital print width. The introductory Digital Pro system is important for plants with established converting and finishing workflows, simplifying digital print for operators to a click of the button. As business and workflows evolve, the modular nature of Digital Pro 1 provides an upgrade path with scalable inline printing and converting options. Digital Pro 1 is joined by the advanced inline hybrid model:

Digital Pro 3. This system includes a multi-purpose flexo station for inline embellishment and is fueled by a robust DFE that supports variable data printing and versioning needed in the short- and micro-run market segment. Digital Pro 3 can be configured with a single slot die station or with a semi rotary die module to finish labels inline. The semi-rotary system reduces die inventory and comes with a standard 19-inch magnetic cylinder to accommodate most repeats without tool changeover. Digital Pro system is fueled by a high-yield toner and supports a wide range of substrates and appli-

cations with no priming or coating required. Additional media capabilities supported by the product line include vinyl, PVC, foil. Joe Calmese, Chief Business Officer, Mark Andy Digital, says, “Printing digital at high speeds with inline converting is at the top of many converter’s wishlists. Same with roll-to-roll devices. We’ve been listening. The end result is the Digital Pro line with configurable hybrid print systems that provide a powerful path to profitability, both now and in the future as we continue to push the envelope in digital innovation.”

Neenah Focusses on its CLASSIC Papers Portfolio designed for designers. It’s printed primarily with four color processing to show how paper selection can be the key to taking your ideas to the next level, in any space from retail and real estate to hospitality and beyond. CLASSIC Papers are quite simply, perfect for every project under the sun,” said Ellen Bliske, Senior Brand Manager. From the embossed cover produced on CLASSIC CREST, Solar White, high-fidelity printing, to images that incorporate the textures of CLASSIC Techweave or CLAS-

SIC Woodgrain into the design, Everything Under the Sun houses a combination of creative design, print techniques, and a variety of paper shades, colours and textures to create inspiration, enhance visions, and help take ideas where they might lead. Neenah CLASSIC Papers have every color, every texture and every weight, for any concept, any image and anything else that’s possible. Everything Under the Sun shows how ideas can transform with design, printing and paper selection.

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Neenah has just released Everything Under the Sun, the newest promotion showcasing its Neenah CLASSIC Papers portfolio — the most comprehensive, best-selling collection of fine printing papers on the market. “CLASSIC Papers are the standard of excellence, the go-to portfolio for creatives looking to elevate any design project. The timeless shades and colors and the unique textures in this collection provide a starting point for design thinking, a pathway to take any project from idea to highly creative finish. This book is

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Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to Show New Products at Labelexpo Europe 2019

With two innovations in store, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is presenting a wide range of coated specialty papers for the label and packaging market at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The new products: jetscript METAL VPG 1018, a metallicsilver gloss ink-

jet paper for the water-based inkjet printing of self-adhesive labels, as well as barricote BAG WGOM, a fully recyclable barrier paper for flexible food packaging with multi-barrier against water vapour, grease and oil, oxygen and aroma as well as mineral oil migration. As a paper product, the new jetscript METAL VPG 1018 (110 g) is purely fibre-based with a silver metallic glossy finish and a transparent, microporous inkjet coating for excellent printing performance. The inkjet paper impresses with its high print density, fast drying, compatibility with latex inks and optimum performance in the self-adhesive production process. "This makes it particularly suitable for eye-catching and high-quality labels in the beverage, cosmetics or food sector. But also for other applications such

as wrapping paper, advertising panels and displays,� says Nic Holmer, Director Sales of the Bielefeld specialty paper manufacturer. With the new barricote BAG WGOM (89 g), Mitsubishi launches a particularly sustainable barrier paper for flexible food packaging, which impresses with a universal multi-barrier. "Because it protects food and consumers not only from water vapour, fat / oil and oxygen / aroma, but also from mineral oil migration (MOSH / MOAH), and thus offers particularly wide barrier protection," adds Nic Holmer. In addition, BAG WGOM can be heatsealed very effectively and is approved for direct food contact. The virgin fibre paper product is 100% free of plastic films, aluminium and fluorocarbons, fully recyclable, and FSC or PEFC certified.

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Brett Martin to Showcase its Rigid Print Media at PRINTING United

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International rigid plastic media manufacturer, Brett Martin, will be presenting the latest addition to its Foamalux range for the print, display and signage sectors - Foamalux Calibre - along with its well-established range of Foamalux products at PRINTING United (October 23 - 25, 2019: Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. Booth 7952, Wide Graphic & Wide Format Exhibit Hall). Brett Martin's

transparent sheet ranges, Marpet FS and Marlon FS, will also be on display. "After such a successful attendance at last year's show, Brett Martin is excited to be returning to PRINTING United once again," says Duncan Smith, Sales Director at Brett Martin. "This exhibition gives us the perfect platform to demonstrate to key US-based decision makers in the print and display industry the capabilities of our world renowned plastic sheets. "This industry is a highly competitive one and printers are always looking for solutions that can provide the most impactful print work. At Brett Martin, we strive to produce substrates and media to facilitate creativity and inspiration - it's something we take incredibly seriously and we are immensely proud of our track record. We also recognise the increasing importance of sustainable activities in the print, sign and display sectors. Many companies are assessing their green credentials

and we're delighted to be bringing along our recycled PVC solution, alongside our newest high quality, high performance PVC substrate, Foamalux Calibre." With an exceptionally hard, silky smooth finish and an extremely lightweight core, Brett Martin's Foamalux Calibre, available in 1220mm x 3050mm sheet sizes at 10mm, 19mm and 30mm thicknesses, is ideally suited to a wide range of applications in the print, display and signage sectors. Strong, durable and easy to handle, Foamalux Calibre has excellent printability and graphics adhesion and is simple to cut and router. Brett Martin will also be exhibiting its wider, established Foamalux range, featuring Foamalux Ultra, Foamalux Xtra, Foamalux White and Foamalux Colours. One of the world's leading and most extensive brands of foam PVC sheet, Foamalux has earned itself a deserved reputation for quality and performance in signage, display and print.


BYI Launches Product Designer V 2.0 for Magento 2 Brush Your Ideas recently launched version 2.0 of its flagship product Magento Designer compatible with Magento 2. The new version highlights major UI-UX improvements, feature enhancements, and new additions which include add-ons section to render better customer experience. Maulik Shah, CEO of Brush Your Ideas, says, “We wanted to upscale our tool to such an extent where users get a sleek and tailored experience while designing any product. Enhanced UI and mobile responsiveness were the concentrated points of our plan. With this release, we proudly call it a “Mobile first and desktop responsive” tool. To overcome its usability issues, we worked dedicatedly in enhancing the tool flow which now provides a seamless experience to the endusers in product designing.” The latest version of the product introduces the newly added sec-

tion of Add-ons. These contain upgraded versions of basic features that include 10,000+ customizable clip arts, lock feature, custom font upload and manage, and more. Their photo calendar is one of the most prominent add-ons. It helps customers craft a personalized calendar from scratch. One of the Sales executives of BYI highlighted that their newly released version solely supports the Magento 2 versions. She further added that the reason behind not making it compatible with Magento 1 was its ending support in June 2020. She gleefully mentioned that their pre-sales activity for the new release got the quality leads and that they look forward to adding value to their customers’ businesses. The new version also includes an abundance of clipart with quality results. They support SVG, PNG, JPEG formats in major. Admins can

also upload other clipart images into the library. To let customers utilize images of their choice there is a social media import feature as well. They can easily connect their social media accounts into the tool. For additional edits on the visuals, they have advanced effects with several other technical settings to give a perfect look to the personalized product.

Adobe Sign for Small Business Debuts to Help Small Companies Digitize

month, free of charge. “Millions of small businesses already rely on Adobe to simplify document work — converting paper to digital with Adobe Scan, creating, reviewing and editing PDFs with Adobe Acrobat and accessing the most powerful PDF services right from Microsoft Office 365,” said Ashley Still, vice president and general manager, Adobe Document Cloud. “Adobe Sign for small business now completes the toolbox for small companies to

fully digitize their business.” Adobe is integrating the most trusted e-signature solution, Adobe Sign, into the Acrobat Reader desktop app. Individuals will soon be able to send up to two documents for e-signature each month, free of charge, for the times when they need someone else to sign a document. This functionality will soon be rolled out globally to the hundreds of millions of users who upgrade to the latest version of Acrobat Reader.

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Adobe has introduced Adobe Sign for small business, delivering e-signature capabilities that are powerful enough for the enterprise, but tailored to the needs of small business users. According to new research from Adobe, small business employees rank paper-based processes as a top impediment to running their business more efficiently, with 75% reporting that they still sign documents with pen and paper. When combined with other market-leading document technologies, including Adobe Scan and Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Sign for small business helps companies digitize legacy work practices that rely on signatures, like customer onboarding, contracts and approvals, payments and invoices, and much more. In addition, for individuals getting their side hustle off the ground, Adobe Sign is now integrated into the Acrobat Reader desktop app, enabling hundreds of millions of people who have Acrobat Reader installed to send two documents for e-signature each

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Is Uganda a Rising Flexo Market?

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The Flexofit GmbH held a very successful Flexofit seminar in Kampala, Uganda on the 13th of June. International company representatives from Esko, Chespa, Renzmann, Nilpeter, Gama and Koenig & Bauer presented latest industry news and developments in printing and packaging to the expert audience in this East African country. The presentations in the seminar covered a wide range of special topics and discussions. Prepress, plate making, printing devices and facilities, as well as techniques and water-based solutions were discussed in addition to local challenges and changes. The subsequent networking around the seminar was perceived to be fruitful, let to technical and economical discussions and thus generating mutual benefits.

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Uganda is an equatorial country, known for its coffee and tea exports as well as its wildlife. In the last twenty years the economy has had a yearly growth between five and ten percent. Recently new printing machines have been installed in the country and a better understanding of printing processes and improved quality of printing was noticed. To improve the conditions further and establish a stronger industry, local companies are currently planning to set up a specialized education institution for printing technologies, ideally with the support of a Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). Hans-Peter Hormann, General Manager of Flexofit comments, “The printing industry in Uganda is getting stronger and we believe the set-up of an

internationally recognized school could really push the development of the local industry and help the population.” Additionally, the 5th Flexofit Kenya Seminar was held on the 18th of June in Nairobi. “The Flexofit seminars offer us here in Kenya a great way to partake in the international printing scene and experience the latest developments firsthand. We appreciate this continuous effort very warmly and enjoy the occurring synergies that bring prosperity for both the printing industry and our country” Godfrey Otieno Adede, Printing specialist, stated. Upcoming Flexofit Seminars in 2019 will take place in Africa and Asia, planned are Manila/Philippines, Bangkok/Thailand, Accra/Ghana and Riyadh/Saudi Arabia.


Digital Print Increases Market Share to 21.1% The global print market is shrinking in volume but growing in value over the period 2014–24.The average value of print increase will slightly over the ten-year period, as a result of changes in the product mix and the print processes employed. Smithers Pira’s latest market report, “The Future of Digital vs Offset Printing to 2024” shows the global output measured in billions of A4 prints was 49,665 in 2019, to remain static through to 2024. In value terms, print output grows from $808.3 billion in 2019 to $862.7 billion in 2024 – a CAGR of 1.3%. Digital print, and especially inkjet, is an increasingly important and valuable part of the overall print market. Accounting for 13.5% of total market output in 2014, this has risen to 17.4% in 2019. As it has done so it has displaced and taken work from offset litho and other existing analogue print process. Technical innovations and shift in market demands will further support this trend through to 2024, pushing digital’s share to 21.1%. This will see digital colonise new spaces in key markets, such as packaging; increase its competitiveness at longer runs with a new generation of high throughput machinery; and offer new revenue streams for print service providers. Both analogue and digital print production are becoming more efficient, which contributes to improving unit costs. In addition, increasing capabilities in short-run printing and

associated downstream converting processes are leading to improved supply chain efficiencies in which print production is closely matched with demand. Many different factors are shaping demand across the print industry, and print supply chain participants have a variety of options to draw on when determining how best to meet changing demand patterns. The role of print is changing, with the main dynamic being the impact of the Internet and mobile connectivity on the way both businesses and individuals communicate and access information. This affects every segment of the traditional printing business and is changing expectations of what is acceptable in relation to speed, relevance and degree of interactivity of information, irrespective of the medium used. The key drivers affecting demand for offset litho and digital

are highlighted below, the impact of these is covered in detail in the report: • Rising global consumption through a combination of population growth, increased urbanisation and the rise of a global middle class with discretionary spending power • Fundamental changes in the way consumers and businesses disseminate and access information – and the channels used by advertisers – from print to electronic media • Increasingly agile supply chains with on-demand and just-in-time models adopted across print markets • Consumers, businesses, brands and governments demand products and production technologies with improved sustainability and environmental profiles • Growing use of artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of Things and other Industry 4.0 technologies to enhance the productivity of print processes.

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Liquid Packaging Cartons Market Expected to Deliver Dynamic Progression until 2024

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The global market for liquid packaging cartons is expected to reach US$ 12.0 Bn in revenues, by 2016 end. During the forecast period 2016-2024, global liquid packaging carton market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 5.5%. Growing consumer preference toward packaged food and beverages will continue to drive market by 2024 end. Coupled with increasing adoption of packaged foods and beverages among consumers worldwide, recyclability of uncoated paperboard materials are estimated to remain the key drivers to the market growth over the forecast period. Moreover, several governments across the globe are supporting beverage cartons, owing to their eco-friendly properties and lower carbon footprint. Facilitated storage, transportation, minimal wastage will play a key role in pushing usage of cartons among beverage manufacturers. Convenient use and extended shelf life of beverages are the key factors expected to continue fueling the adoption of beverage cartons by consumers. More than 4% growth of global food retail industry is also a key driver catapulting the global liquid packaging cartons market.

Superiority of glass containers and plastic packaging over liquid cartons in maintaining original taste, preventing contamination, affordability, durability, and reusability will remain longstanding challenges to the growth of liquid packaging cartons globally. Based on product type, liquid packaging carton market is expected to witness the highest growth in gable top containers segment, attributed to growing consumption of milk and other dairy products. Demand for shaped cartons is also anticipated to increase. On the basis of opening type, twist opening segment will thrive significantly, owing to rising need

for re-closable feature. Straw-hole segment will create the most lucrative market for beverage cartons over the forecast period. Global liquid packaging cartons market is projected to witness a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period 2016-2024. Asia Pacific will remain a prominent market, gaining 170 BPS and registering a CAGR of 6.4% by 2024 end. Based on material type, demand for aluminum in liquid packaging cartons is anticipated to propel, attributed to burgeoning consumption of processed milk. On the basis of application, wine and spirits segment will register the highest CAGR by 2024 end, compared to dairy products, and juices and drinks. According to region, Europe will remain the dominant market over the forecast period, followed by Asia Pacific - majorly China and India. Europe will witness a decline of 220 BPS, whereas APAC is expected to grow by 170 BPS, at a healthy CAGR of 6.4% by 2024 end. Market growth in APAC is attributed to growing consumption of carton milk and packaged beverages – 1.6X over the forecast period. Asia Pacific will continue to represent the leading manufacturer, exporter, and consumer. APAC’s annual growth is slated to remain impressive over 6% during the forecast period. Prominent importers of beverage cartons include Australia, ASEAN countries, and Europe – led by France.


Food Packaging Market Witnesses Stable Growth The global food packaging market has witnessed a stable growth over the past few years. The market is being driven by R&D activities by the manufacturers coupled with rising popularity of single-serve packaging which complements on-the-go consumption. The recently published report by IMARC Group, titled “Food Packaging Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024�, finds that the food packaging market reached a value of US$ 289.5 Billion in 2018. Food packaging represents the largest segment of the global packaging industry. This type of packaging helps in the containment, handling and delivery of a food product to the end-consumer. Food packaging is generally made from glass, plastic, paper, cardboard, metal and wood, and plays a key role in protecting the food items from outside influences and damage. Nowadays, food packaging also provides the consumers with detailed nutritional and ingredient information; offers improved traceability, convenience and tamper indication; and carries promotional items such as gifts, additional products and coupons. The major factor facilitating the growth of the food packaging market is the inflating demand for specialty and packaged foods. The increasing number of dual income households has shifted the eating habits from traditional meals to snacks and frozen meals. Moreover, rural to urban migration, hectic lifestyles and time constraints have resulted in the rising popularity of single-serve packs which complement on-the-go consumption. In addition, the manufacturers are investing in R&D activities so as to improve the shelf-life of the food products along with the barrier property and safety of packaging by using high performance and antimicrobial materials. Apart from this, the demand for sustainable and ecofriendly packaging has also witnessed a surge in recent years on account of rising consciousness among the consumers regarding global warming and environmental pollution. Some of the other factors driving the market growth include emerging online food retail and production

facility expansions by the manufacturers. Looking forward, the market is projected to reach US$ 372.8 Billion by 2024, expanding at a CAGR of 4.3% during 2019-2024. Food Packaging Market Segmentation:On the basis of type, flexible packaging currently leads the market share as it offers better protection against air, moisture and light. Other types of food packaging are paper and paperboard, rigid plastic, glass and metal. Based on application, the major segments include dairy products; bakery, confectionery, pasta, and noodles; snacks and side dishes; sauces, dressings, and condiments; meat, fish, and poultry; convenience foods; fruits and vegetables; and others. Amongst these, the bakery, confectionery,

pasta, and noodles segment dominates the market. Region-wise, North America represents the largest food packaging market globally on account of the well-established food processing industry in the region. Other major regions include Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa. The competitive structure of the global food packaging market is characterized by the presence of a large number of global and local manufacturers. Some of the key players operative in the market include Crown Holdings, Amcor, Bemis, Owens-Illinois, Ball Corporation, American Packaging Corporation and Tetra Pak.


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Global Bioplastic Packaging Market to Reach $8.8 Billion by 2024

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The plastics industry is a major contributor to the global economy, providing foundational technologies and materials for all key segments. With a new emphasis on sustainability from leading packaging converters and food and beverage brands there is an increased demand and opportunities for bioplastics. Smithers Pira’s latest market report, “The Future of Bioplastics for Packaging to 2024” shows that the bioplastic for packaging applications will grow at an average annual rate of 16.2%,with market value more than doubling from $4.4 billion in 2019 to $8.8 billion in 2024, growing at an average annual rate of 15.0%. Bioplastics are rather recent additions to the portfolio of polymers available to manufactur-

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ers and users of packaging systems. Bioplastics’ share of plastics packaging markets is thus relatively modest, although forecast growth rates are very robustattractive. With demand for these new materials within the global packaging markets, with all regions forecast to see double digit growth across the five years to 2024, The Future of Bioplastics for Packaging to 2024 identifies the following key trends driving the biopolymer industry today: Plastics Recycling recycling - The state of the plastics recycling business environment may will have a profound impact upon the incentives and urgency for developing biopolymers solutions to plasticsrelated environmental problems. Polymers from natural raw materials - Naturally occurring polymers, such as starch and cellulose, are usedwill see in significant extra demand for use in degradable plastics packaging applications. Biodegradable aliphatic-aromatic polyester polymers – Aliphaticaromatic polyester polymers usage in packaging will grow. Demand will rise generally and in particular be supported by moves to outlaw oxo-biodegradable plastics, such as the EU’s proposal of May 2019. A key challenge will be boosting - especially heat resistance, barrier performance, and tensile strength-related characteristics – to allow these to directly replace the current suite of that are inferior to

non-degradable polyesteroil based plastics, plastics such as PET and PBT. Polymers synthesized by microorganisms: polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) - PHA pPolyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) usage in packaging will also growth. While not generally biodegradable, the biologically manufactured PHAs display physical properties roughly comparable to conventional PET polyesters. Thus, there is keen interest and activity to perfect and commercialise PHA production- and applications-related technologies. Polymers from bio-derived monomers - PLA polylactic acid, bio-PET, and bio-polyolefins are the primary packaging plastics synthesized from biologically produced monomers. Biomonomers - There is considerable research and development interest in identifying and perfecting commercially viable routes to these and other important industrial chemicals through biochemical processes. Industrial interests in these “green chemicals” are wide-ranging, including keen interest in their potential applications within the realm of biopolymer materials for packaging. Polylactic acid (PLA), bio-PET, and bio-polyolefins are the primary packaging plastics synthesized from biologically produced monomers. Fragmentation/physical degradation – It is likely that, longer term, debate will revive regarding the value and environmental usefulness of physical degradation/ fragmentation as one of a portfolio of strategies for dealing with discarded plastic articles and other plastic waste issues. Biotechnology companies - The forecast period of this report, through 2024, will be characterized characterised by continued ferment, with new technologies and companies springing up. Many will quickly disappear from technical deficiencies or unsustainable business models. A relative few will prosper and grow, and many of these will be acquired by established biopolymers firms or ultimately by the multinational chemicals and plastics giantsfirms.


Non-Cash Payments Set to Reach 1.96 Trillion Transactions by 2029

can use with confidence. Therefore, Central Banks have to support both systems to ensure redundancy: (a) in form of e-payment platform and (b) in form of a cash infrastructure. The future challenge will be to develop and maintain both ecosystems including a cash and cash less infrastructures in a sufficient manner,” said Jens Eberhardt, Author of the report. The report provides in-depth analysis on the global payment trends affecting the industry including: Cash - Despite the increasing availability of e-payment options cash will continue to be an important payment option for nearly all consumers across the next 10 years, although in some specific markets such as china, Sweden and Russia demands for cash will decline. Instant pay - As it has evolved, the emphasis in the digital payment industry is increasingly towards, instant payment with technology leveraged to provide real-time or near-real time processing of the payment. E-commerce and e-payment - Ecommerce amounts currently of 10% of the total retail sales worldwide. It is expected to grow by 2030. Digitalisation-Biometrics and Security - The Amazon Go stores

make use of the newest digitalization technology in CCTV surveillance including cameras with face recognition and sensory recognizing product weight and size. Initiatives in Financial inclusion - In countries where people cannot access a reliable financial infrastructure they have to use cash in all matters of life. This can only be overcome once the level of financial inclusion is deepened in these developing countries. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies - In the year 2008 the break-away of the financial crises and the following worldwide downward-trend at stock exchanges caused a global shock. Possibly it was no coincidence, that in the same year the cryptocurrency Bitcoin based on blockchain technology appeared with the promise for a new, a better money. Bitcoin has gained a good market penetration in some distinct areas of online trade, including trade in so called dark web markets such as Silk Road. It has also seen a spike in demand and value peaking on 17 December 2017 at a price of $19,783 per bitcoin. This was derived from speculation on an unsecured product however. Once the speculation bubble burst it lost value rapidly.

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Despite an established pedigree as the preferred medium of exchange for thousands of years of human history cash, initially coins, but now banknotes, are increasingly under pressure from digital payment methods – credit/debit cards, credit and bank transfers or electronic wallet applications, and even virtual or cryptocurrencies. These are also eroding demand for cheques the first non-cash payment method to challenge the dominance of physical currency. Cash is and remains fundamental to the global economy. It will however face increasing challenges and changes in use across the decade 2019–29: Smithers Pira’s latest market report “‘The Future of Cash Cycles to 2029” forecasts non-cash payment growth at 10.5% across 2019–29, reaching a total of 1.22 trillion transactions in 2024 and 1.96 trillion in 2029. “A cashless society cannot be seen yet and is not projectable. The evolution of the world payment landscape will continue to be a mix between physical currency and alternative electronic payment options. It is a core functions of a Central Bank to provide a reliable, sustainable and efficient payment systems, which the general public

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Global Rigid Plastic Packaging Market to Reach $222.4 Billion by 2024

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The rigid plastic packing industry is reacting to new challenges around competition with innovative flexible packaging designs, and the exploration of new markets in transition economies. Smithers Pira’s latest market report, ‘The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2024’ forecasts rigid plastic packaging sales to grow from a projected $181.1 billion in 2019 at an annual rate of 4.2% during 2019–24 to reach $222.4 billion in 2024. Economic, demographic and lifestyle trends are key drivers of rigid plastic packaging market growth.

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With shifts in end-use demands increasing at a fast rate across the five years to 2024, ‘The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2024’ identifies the following key drivers and trends for the rigid plastic packaging industry today: Lifestyle and social influences – Are driving consumer demand for convenience products packed in rigid plastic packaging. Cost and availability of materials – The cost and availability of standard thermoplastics has a major impact on the profit margins of rigid plastic packaging processors.

Rigid plastics replace traditional packaging materials - Rigid plastic packaging will continue to benefit from the drive to replace materials like glass and metal with lightweight, cost-effective, and high-performance plastic materials in various markets. Rigid plastic packaging challenged by flexibles - Flexible packaging has gradually taken market share from rigid pack formats in many different end-use applications. Sustainable packaging - Brand owners and retailers are responding to consumer demand for more sustainable packaging in order to reduce the environmental impact of packaging. Consumer concern about food waste and food safety – The packaging industry has introduced various active and intelligent packaging technologies in response to this concern. Regulatory developments for packaging and packaging waste - The European Union has introduced regulations in relation to food contact, recycling of packaging waste and greater use of recycled plastics in product packaging.


Digital Printing for Packaging Market to Grow to $31.6 Billion in 2024

produce short runs economically has changed the label sector and it affecting the packaging market. Engagement - There are many innovative and creative examples of brands using digital print to create personalised labels and packs, or versions to appeal to sections of the market. Brands do this to increase their market share in a specific campaign, while generating positive consumer reaction and approval. Legislation - Increasing legislation pressures on content and identification are driving the information content on many packs and labels. Displaying it in a local language is required in some countries. In many regions there are strict rules on the information that has to be on a pack, generally that label and packaging must accurately representing the contents. Security and brand protection - The capability of printing unique personalised information on a pack or label also provides new security capabilities, with validation that an identifier is genuine through a database look-up. This is widely used in the pharmaceutical sector, where a prescription or hospital drug administration can be checked at point of issue. Design for digitally printed packaging - Every printed pack or label requires artwork, whichever print process is used. Currently, the packaging creation supply chain is complex, regardless of the graphic content. Most is carried out by specialists, agencies and converters who have the structural and technical expertise, and often have the relationship with brands and retailers.

Supply chain benefits - Packaging supply chains have developed over many years, with the great majority of packaging and labels produced by specialist converters who deliver labels, cartons, corrugated boxes, metal containers, rigid plastics and closures, and flexibles as reels and in final form to fillers and packers. These operations fill the packs and apply labels, adding any coding (such as batch identification and best before dates, and so on) as required. Digital printing technology complementing analogue - As the number of digital presses installed at converting operations has grown, users report that digital capability can directly boost the performance of analogue printing equipment. As run lengths fall the actual printing time on large litho offset and flexo machines falls, with more time spent in changeovers and make-readies reducing the saleable capacity of the installed base of equipment. Sustainability - Saving resources and acting in an environmentally sustainable manner is no longer merely a trend, but is a prerequisite for future development. The circular economy is becoming mainstream, with supply chains under examination to reduce resource consumption wherever possible. Barriers to digital adoption There are many reasons why digital labels and packaging are not used. For some jobs the costs are too high, there may be problems with design and prepress, colours may not match, inks may not be compatible with substrates, and there may be drying problems.

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In 2019 the total market value of all digital packaging and label printing is $18.9 billion. The digital print market has more than doubled over the past five years in value and print volume, making digital packaging the most dynamic and fastest-growing part of the print market as corrugated, cartons, flexibles and rigid plastics follow the more established digital label production sector. According to Smithers Pira’s recent market report ‘The Future of Digital Print for Packaging to 2024’ the value of the digital packaging sector will reach $31.6 billion, accounting for 6.38% of all printed packaging by value in 2024. The area printed will grow at a CAGR of 13.1% between 2019 and 2024, to the equivalent of 383.6 billion A4 prints. Increasingly, digital print is being used to print labels, corrugated, cartons, flexibles, rigid plastic and metal packaging. It is taking share from analogue print – litho, flexo and gravure – and is opening up totally new opportunities. Technology developments have allowed converters to install digital print equipment that delivers high-quality output, suitable for particular applications, cost-effectively and at high productivity. Digital print gives converters greater agility to meet the ever more demanding schedules and version differentiations of brands and retailers. The capability for total variability allows brands to boost brand performance by doing new things, offering higher levels of engagement and new customer experiences. 'The Future of Digital Print for Packaging to 2024' provides in-depth analysis on the key trends affecting the market which is briefly highlighted below: Economic short runs - As with most print products the average run length of label and packaging jobs is decreasing. Brands do not want to tie up capital in stocks that may not be used as they bring new product launches and new brands to market. The result is many more short runs. Digital’s ability to

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Asia Pacific Lubricant Packaging Market Size to Exceed $5.5 Billion by 2024

According to the Graphical Research new growth forecast report titled Asia Pacific Lubricant Packaging Market By Packaging (Kegs & drums, Cans & bottles, Pails, IBC), By End-user (Automobile, Metal Fabrication, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Chemical), By Material (Plastic [PP, PET, PE, PVC], Metal [Aluminum, Tin, Steel]), By Lubricant (Engine Oils, Transmission & Hydraulic Fluids, Process Oils, Metalworking Fluids, General Industrial Oils), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (China, India, Japan, Australia, In-

donesia, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea) Estimated to hike at USD 5.5 billion by 2024. Rising automotive production is a major factor that will augment the growth of lubricant packaging market. The sale of passenger cars in Asia Pacific region witnessed a year-on-year growth of over 3% whereas the region has witnessed an annual growth of over 4% in the overall automotive sale in 2017. Rising automotive demand, increasing spending capacity of middle-class population, and overall economic development are few factors that will drive the automotive sector’s growth in the region. Lubricants are extensively used as engine oils in automobiles and further development in the industry will prosper lubricant packaging demand. Among the material segment, metal will have substantial market share. Metals are widely used in the manufacturing of packaging products like cans, pails, kegs, etc. Aluminum is preferred for cans, tin is used for drums, pails, kegs, etc. and medium & large sized drums are made from steel. Aluminum will have the highest share in lubricant

packaging industry during the forecast timespan owing to its easy availability, excellent pressure & temperature characteristics, lightweight and low costs. Among the packaging type segment, pails are likely to have over 20% share in lubricant packaging industry during the forecast timespan. Structure of pails is similar to that of bucket and has a closing-lid at the top. Pails are used for low volume lubricant storage and handling applications in both industrial and commercial sectors. Metal fabrication application will have substantial market share during the forecast period. Metal fabrication is widely used in manufacturing sector. Increasing demand for prefabricated construction owing to the investment in numerous infrastructure development projects will prosper the demand of metal fabrication segment. Other factors such as investments in metal processing & electric furnace, escalating demand for aircrafts, rising consumption of aluminum, etc. will also have positive impact on lubricant packaging demand.

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Europe Glass Packaging Market Valuation to Reach $21 Billion by 2024

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According to the Graphical Research new growth forecast report titled Europe Glass Packaging Market By Application ( Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Others), By Product (Borosilicate, De-alkalized Soda Lime, Soda Lime), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (Germany, UK, France, Spain and Italy) size to rise at $21 billion by 2024. Increasing beverages consumption in the region is anticipated to positively influence glass packaging market size by 2024. The beverages industry is one of the most crucial sectors of Europe which is responsible for driving European economy. Production as well as sales of beverages gener-

ates around $60 billion annually for the government. Furthermore, Europe is among world’s top beverages producer and ranks second globally. Glass packaging market is segmented on the basis of product types as de-alkalized soda lime glass, soda lime glass and borosilicate. Borosilicate accounted for approximately 25% of the overall business size. Borosilicate glasses are generally used in packaging of drugs and medicines. The product has several other applications including cookware, oven & microwave, telescopes, semiconductors, and so on. On the other hand, glass packaged

products has applications in ample number of sectors including pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, beer and alcoholic beverages. Glass containers are primarily used in pharmaceutical industry owing to various properties offered by glass. Glass based packaging materials are easy to sterilize, chemically inert and therefore do not react with the content and are generally impermeable with water. Various pharmaceutical companies are also investing in glass-based packaging worldwide. For instance, Merck and Pfizer announced collaboration with glass manufacturing company Corning to offer innovative solutions for drugs and cartridges.


Polypropylene Packaging Films Market Sales Revenue to Cross $ 23 Billion by 2019 End Worldwide sales of polypropylene (PP) packaging films reached ~ 11,300 thousand tons in 2018, unveils the new research study by Future Market Insight (FMI). According to the report, the polypropylene packaging films market is estimated to grow by ~ 5% YOY in 2019, primarily influenced by the recent reforms coming into fore in the global packaging landscape. According to the report, increasing focus on sustainable and cost-effective packaging formats is contributing to the build-up of polypropylene packaging films market through 2029. Consumer proclivity for recyclable formats, combined with exceptional strength and durability, will also continue to provide a fillip to sales of polypropylene packaging films in 2019 and beyond. As flexible packaging continues to steal the spotlight, it is highly likely that a multitude of opportunities will be

created for the key market players in the near future. Flexible packaging is seeing an unprecedented growth in demand, with sustainability concerns and progressive economies collectively upholding the visibility of these formats. With convenience coming up as one of the key considerations, sales of flexible packaging forms are set for a massive upswing over the years to come. According to the FMI report, end users will continue to markedly prefer for films with thickness in the range of 18 to 50 microns, with global sales poised to reach ~ 5,100 thousand tons in 2019. Demand for films with a thickness range of 51 to 80 micron is estimated to shoot up by the end of 2029, as end users seek user-friendly formats that are less vulnerable to external damage. Sales of BOPP type of polypropylene packaging films have been, and will continue to remain bullish, reveals FMI’s study.

Demand for BOPP type will majorly be driven by their moisture-resistant abilities and barrier properties, and will further be upheld by their surface gloss and transparency attributes. While clear films evidently stand out in terms of being the most ‘sought-after’ film types, end users are developing a fad for metallized films that would help them create visual cues favorable for their brands. Food and beverages will continue to sustain high demand for PP packaging films, finds the report. In the food and beverage landscape wherein a wide range of products and their complex specifications call for flexible packaging formats, such as polypropylene packaging films. On account of properties such as high chemical resistance, low odor, and exceptional inertness, PP packaging film grades have marked their space in the food & beverage packaging space.

Biodegradable Packaging Market Size is Projected to Reach $21.60 Billion by 2026 the overall market in the forecast period of 2018-2026. A few major driving factors for the biodegradable packaging market are the increasing demand for healthier, safer, and convenient food, along with growing consumer awareness towards eco-friendly products. Moreover, the improving environmental awareness among people and stricter governmental regulations have led to the usage of eco-friendly materials resulting in an increase in the demand for biodegradable packaging. Among the regions, Europe is expected to hold the largest market share in the global biodegradable packaging market over the forecast period of 2018-2026, followed by North America and Asia Pacific. Considering the end-use industry segment, the market for biodegradable packaging is divided into food & beverages, healthcare, and

personal care/homecare among others. Among these industry segments, it is the food & beverages industry that held a higher market share in the biodegradable packaging market. The growing government regulations in terms of food packaging that is nonbiodegradable and hampers the environment has resulted in higher usage of degradable or biodegradable packaging for food & beverages industry.

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The global biodegradable packaging market is expected to reach USD 21.60 billion by 2026.The global biodegradable packaging market has been divided based on product type, end-use industry and region. Considering the product type, the market is bifurcated into plastics and paper where the plastics held the largest market share followed by paper which is expected to grow at the fastest rate. Plastics are further segmented into cellulose, starch, PHA, and PLA among others whereas the paper is segmented into Kraft, flexible, corrugated, and box board. Among the various segments of the plastics, it is the starch and PLA that is expected to hold the largest market share. It is because of properties such as high strength and recyclability held by the starch polymers that have led to the starch and PLA holding a larger share of

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Women in Print

Empowering Colleagues is an Important Component of Sound Leadership ME Printer speaks to Esmeralda Peleman, the Co-Chairwoman at PELEMAN Group, about the overall print industry and what attracted her to be part of it

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Tell us about your leadership style and philosophy. I firmly believe that to build a successful business, one must lead by example. Being passionate about our job is crucial, however, being compassionate to our colleagues is just as important in order to understand how we can best utilise their contribution to the company’s substantial growth. And therefore I consider empowering my colleagues an eminent component of sound leadership. True leaders do not create followers. True leaders unleash the leader in others. A leader translates visions into reality, however, will never ask others to do something that they are not willing to do themselves. In other words, a leader not only knows the way and shows the way, but also goes the way. I hold myself accountable to each one of these principles every single day to ensure that I work with my people and not above them. For me, leadership is not about making promises, but about making a difference. And this is exactly the core value behind PELEMAN’s Because It Matters brand promise. The “Because it Matters” tagline encompasses the essence of our mission to provide our customers and partners with solutions that take their brand, products, services and even themselves, from awareness to preference. At PELEMAN, we truly believe that the way we present ourselves and our work matters.

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What made you choose Printing and Graphics Industry as a career opportunity? The business was originally started by my grandparents back in 1939 as Peleman-Saerens in the small Belgian town of Puurs. Following a devastating flood, my father Guido Peleman took the helm in 1979 to literally rebuild the company. I had initially studied law and planned to pursue a career in that field,

however, my father convinced me to join the company. He was right. I fell in love with the industry straight away. He, along with my mother who has been also actively involved in the leadership of the company, making sure that I gained a thorough understanding of all aspects of the work. I can honestly say that I have started from the bottom and I am grateful for that. This has allowed me to develop a deep knowledge of all departments before climbing the corporate ladder to become a CEO and later on the co-chairwoman alongside my father. Two decades after my first official working day at PELEMAN, I still do not regret my choice. I am particularly humbled to be celebrating 20 years with the company on the 40th anniversary year of the “new” Peleman Industries. How has your unique background prepared you for success in the industry? I literally grew up in our factory. Our house was located in close proximity to the company’s premises, and as young children, we were intrigued by all the machines and the daily work carried out in the factory. We saw the factory as a fascinating playground. Little did I know that a few years later, this playground would turn into my life-long passion. I have basically spent my entire life learning about the latest market trends and innovations in the industry. Having both parents being actively involved in the day-to-day operations of Peleman Industries has given me the opportunity to experience the seismic changes of the industry first-hand. Having held various positions at the company has allowed me to develop a deep understanding and appreciation for our valued colleagues’ and I truly consider this an

invaluable part of my journey here at Peleman Industries where our success is built on the contribution and passion of our colleagues. What was your most interesting job? Having spent my entire career at PELEMAN, I consider it a privilege to have been able to challenge myself in different roles. In every position I have held, I set it as a personal goal to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible in order to prepare myself for the next chapter in my career. Working in an industry which has gone true such fundamental changes over the past years requires a steadfast commitment to continuous learning and selfdevelopment in order to build a future-proof business. What advice would you give to women looking to break into the field of print and related industry? Over my 20-year career in the industry, I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with some of the most inspiring and hardest working women. As a global organisation, we consider it a key catalyst to our substantial growth to be working with talented people from diverse cultures and backgrounds, all of whom are united by the same core values and many of whom are women and mothers. I do not think that being a woman should discourage any ladies who are looking to build a career in this industry. Being a woman allows us to approach challenges from a different perspective and to use our individual skills and capabilities to create opportunities for individual and organisational growth. Yes, the printing industry is still considered a “man’s world”, however, more and more women are proving that we can succeed in the business.


With today’s customers becoming more and more accustomed to getting what they want and when they want it, those who are determined to stay relevant and competitive in this market are quickly shaping their strategies and product portfolio to appeal to their customers. Therefore, we see digitalisation as a vigorous driving force that heralds the next phase of PELEMAN’s innate evolution. One of the main pillars of this development is our passion to combine our four-decade expertise in printed presentations and photos with today’s digital enhancements to create a cohesive PELEMAN brand experience. We are immensely excited to further expand our portfolio over the next months with one-of-a-kind products, that I strongly believe are well-suited to our Middle Eastern customers’ needs and preferences. What are your thoughts on the next transformation in the print and graphics industry? As mentioned before, I truly believe that despite our lives being more and more dependent on digital technology, paper remains and will remain a crucial tool in connecting and communicating with each other. Printed documents convey a deeper sense of credibility and thus will never be fully replaced by digital files. The transformation that is taking place is an increased emphasis on adding even more value to printed documents through tailored solutions. Organisations are continuously looking for ways to distinguish themselves from their peers by engaging with their clients on a more personal level. Today, this goes well beyond a letter or email with a name on top. This is about engaging multiple senses to deliver a complete brand experience. This is why we are devoted to elevating the customer experience by offering solutions that (quite literally) speak to the audience. For that genuine WOW factor, we bring brands and messages alive via 3D-like print on our trusted covers. We take great pride in being one of the few companies in our category that are able to deliver complete

solutions to organisations of all categories and sizes, be it a Fortune 500 company or a local start-up. Given that an average office worker receives up to 121 emails per day, professionally printed presentations, especially when delivered in a more customised way, make people feel more valued and give them a better impression of the company. Printed photos are also making a comeback with people now attaching more emotions to tangible experiences. Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity for those in the broader printing industry to successfully circumvent these digital blind spots and reinvent themselves. Are you involved in any sort of volunteer work? Can you give us some details? I strongly believe that being a responsible company goes beyond the practical steps of recycling and green policies and extends to our broader community. I have been involved in the rotary’s initiatives here in Belgium for quite some time and likewise, I also devote much of my free time to help the regional Chamber of Commerce in the Flemish region as a member of the board of directors. Safeguarding our environment is another issue close to my heart. Our goal is to achieve or even exceed the CO2 emission reduction targets set by the European Union, by 2020, 10 years prior to the official target date. This, of course, requires commitment and actions. In 2011, two windmills were installed at Peleman Industries’ headquarters in Belgium. They each produce 2.3 MW, equivalent to the annual consumption of 3,000 families. Reaffirming our commitment to green initiatives, just over a year ago, we erected a 2MW / 2MWh industrial battery. Hailed as the largest of its kind in Belgium, the battery stores energy generated by the nearby wind turbines, with its total capacity amounting to the daily electricity consumption of 200 households. Continuously pursuing ways to reduce our ecological footprint is strongly rooted in our company values and is manifested in every aspect of our operations.

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What is the greatest transformation in the printing that you’ve witnessed in your career? The past years have been all about digitalisation and there is no denying that these profound changes have prompted all of us to re-assess our role and value proposition. Having said that, at PELEMAN, we strongly believe that challenges are opportunities in disguise. Therefore, we do not consider digitalisation as a threat, rather an opportunity for substantial growth. As a company heavily relying on market trends and customer behaviour, it has always been paramount to us to keep up with the ever-changing habits of our customers. The shifting paradigms of the digital era have profoundly transformed our industry, propelling us to look beyond the traditional needs of organisations as they increasingly rely on digital tools to connect, communicate and conduct business. These changes have prompted us to look for ways to innovate and optimise our product and service lineup. By offering complete branding solutions, that encompass personalisation, a cutting-edge lay-flat technology and a variety of displays, we have managed to successfully compete in a highly computerised world and to sustain PELEMAN’s position as a trusted partner of organisations all over the world, be it the Middle East, Europe, the USA or other parts of the world. The past decades’ technical evolution has not hindered our industry but triggered us to develop solutions that were unimaginable before. Thanks to these revolutionary new technologies, we are now able to offer truly unique solutions to customers. Our business is gradually shifting from mass production to the on-demand solution. In today’s digital world, where everything is available with a click of a button, important messages tend to get lost in a stack of bytes and pixels. And therefore, connecting through something tangible is increasingly seen as an adequate way to enhance the levels of trust and respect between people and organisations.

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ERBIL5P Erbil, Iraq 4-7 September, 2019

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Africa Print Expo Johannesburg, South Africa 11-13 September, 2019

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‫الطباعة الرقمية ترفع الحصة السوقية إىل ‪21.1%‬‬ ‫إن س� � ��وق الطباعة العالم� � ��ي يف حالة تقلص‬ ‫من حيث الحجم إال أنه يف حالة نمو من حيث‬ ‫القيم� � ��ة على مدار الفترة م� � ��ن ‪ 2014‬وحتى‬ ‫‪ ،2024‬وس� � ��يزيد متوس� � ��ط قيم� � ��ة الطباع� � ��ة‬ ‫بشكل طفيف خالل العشر سنوات القادمة‬ ‫نتيجة للتغي� � ��رات يف خليط المنتج وعمليات‬ ‫الطباعة المستخدمة‪.‬‬ ‫يوض� � ��ح س� � ��ميثرز بي� � ��را يف تقري� � ��ره الس� � ��ويق‬ ‫األخير الص� � ��ادر بعنوان " مس� � ��تقبل الطباعة‬ ‫الرقمي� � ��ة مقابل طباعة األوفس� � ��ت حتى عام‬ ‫‪ "2024‬بأن الناتج العالمي المقدر بمليارات‬ ‫المطبوعات بقي� � ��اس ‪ A4‬قد بلغ ‪ 49,665‬يف‬ ‫س� � ��نة ‪ 2019‬ليظل ثابتًا حتى س� � ��نة ‪،2024‬‬ ‫وم� � ��ن حيث القيمة‪ ،‬س� � ��ينمو الناتج المطبوع‬ ‫من ‪ 808.3‬ملي� � ��ار دوالر يف ‪ 2019‬ليصل إىل‬ ‫‪ 862.7‬ملي� � ��ار دوالر بحلول س� � ��نة ‪2024‬؛ أي‬ ‫معدل نمو سنوي مركب قدره ‪ ،٪ 1.3‬تتزايد‬ ‫أهمي� � ��ة الطباعة الرقمية وخاصة باس� � ��تخدام‬ ‫الطابعة بالحبر النف� � ��اث ‪ inkjet‬وتعتبر جز ًءا‬ ‫قيما من سوق الطباعة ككل‪.‬‬ ‫ً‬ ‫حيث كانت تمثل ‪ 13.5%‬من إجمايل الناتج‬ ‫الس� � ��ويق يف ‪ 2014‬لترتف� � ��ع إىل ‪ 17.4%‬يف‬ ‫‪ ،2019‬وبهذا‪ ،‬فقد أزاحت الطباعة األوفسيت‬ ‫بالحف� � ��ر وبعض عمليات الطباع� � ��ة التناظرية‬ ‫األخرى وأخ� � ��ذت محلها‪ ،‬هذا وس� � ��وف تدعم‬

‫االبت� � ��كارات الفني� � ��ة والتح� � ��والت يف المطالب‬ ‫الس� � ��وقية هذا التوج� � ��ه أكثر وص� � ��وال ً إىل عام‬ ‫‪ 2024‬لتصل الحصة الرقمية إىل ‪.21.1%‬‬ ‫وهذا سيؤدي إىل استعمال الطباعة الرقمية‬ ‫مجاالت جديدة يف األس� � ��واق الرئيس� � ��ية مثل‬ ‫مج� � ��ال التعبئ� � ��ة والتغلي� � ��ف وه� � ��ذا يزيد من‬ ‫تنافس� � ��يتها على الم� � ��دى البعيد ليظهر جيل‬ ‫جدي� � ��د من اآللي� � ��ات عالي� � ��ة اإلنتاجي� � ��ة‪ ،‬وهذا‬ ‫س� � ��يقدم تدفقات إيرادات جدي� � ��دة لمقدمي‬ ‫خدمات الطباعة‪.‬‬ ‫توجد العدي� � ��د من العوام� � ��ل المختلفة التي‬ ‫تصي� � ��غ ش� � ��كل الطل� � ��ب يف مج� � ��ال صناع� � ��ة‬ ‫الطباعة‪ ،‬ولدى المشاركون يف سلسلة توريد‬ ‫الطباعة مجموعة متنوعة من الخيارات التي‬ ‫يمكنه� � ��م االعتم� � ��اد عليها عن� � ��د تقرير أفضل‬ ‫طريق� � ��ة للوفاء بأنم� � ��اط الطلب� � ��ات المتغيرة‪،‬‬ ‫ف� � ��دور الطباعة متغير‪ ،‬وتتمث� � ��ل الديناميكية‬ ‫الرئيس� � ��ية يف هذا المج� � ��ال يف تأثير األنترنت‬ ‫واالتصال عبر األجهزة المحمولة على طريقة‬ ‫التواص� � ��ل واالطالع على المعلومات س� � ��واء‬ ‫بالنسبة لمؤسسات األعمال أو األفراد‪.‬‬ ‫وه� � ��ذا يؤثر عل� � ��ى كل جزء من أج� � ��زاء عملية‬ ‫الطباعة التقليدية ويؤدي إىل تغير التوقعات‬ ‫ح� � ��ول م� � ��ا ه� � ��و مقب� � ��ول بالنس� � ��بة للس� � ��رعة‬ ‫واألهمي� � ��ة ودرجة تفاع� � ��ل المعلومات بغض‬

‫النظ� � ��ر ع� � ��ن الوس� � ��يلة المس� � ��تخدمة‪ ،‬ونب� � ��رز‬ ‫فيم� � ��ا يلي الدواف� � ��ع الرئيس� � ��ية المؤثرة على‬ ‫الطلب على طباعة األوفست بالحفر أو على‬ ‫الطباع� � ��ة الرقمية‪ ،‬وس� � ��نناقش تأثيرات هذه‬ ‫الدوافع بالتفصيل يف التقرير‪:‬‬ ‫ارتفاع االس� � ��تهالك العالمي من خالل التزايد‬ ‫الس� � ��كاين وزيادة التوس� � ��ع الحض� � ��ري وظهور‬ ‫الطبقة المتوسطة على مستوى العالم ذات‬ ‫قدرة إنفاق تقديرية‪.‬‬ ‫ •التغي� � ��رات الجوهري� � ��ة يف طريق� � ��ة‬ ‫نش� � ��ر المس� � ��تهلكين ومؤسس� � ��ات األعم� � ��ال‬ ‫للمعلوم� � ��ات واالطالع عليه� � ��ا والقنوات التي‬ ‫يس� � ��تخدمها المعلنون بدءا من المطبوعات‬ ‫وصوال ً إىل الوسائط اإللكترونية‪.‬‬ ‫ •تزاي� � ��د سالس� � ��ل التوري� � ��د الذكي� � ��ة التي‬ ‫تتبنى نماذج اإلنتاج حس� � ��ب الطلب واإلنتاج‬ ‫يف الوقت المناسب يف أسواق الطباعة‪.‬‬ ‫ •يطلب المس� � ��تهلكون وأصحاب األعمال‬ ‫والعالم� � ��ات التجارية والحكوم� � ��ات منتجات‬ ‫وأس� � ��اليب إنت� � ��اج تتمتع بالديم� � ��وة والمظهر‬ ‫البيئي األفضل‪.‬‬ ‫ •االس� � ��تخدام المتزاي� � ��د للتقني� � ��ات الذكاء‬ ‫االصطناع� � ��ي والبيان� � ��ات الضخم� � ��ة وأنترنت‬ ‫األش� � ��ياء والصناع� � ��ات األخ� � ��رى ‪ 4.0‬لتعزي� � ��ز‬ ‫إنتاجية عمليات الطباعة‪.‬‬

‫يشهد سوق تعبئة األطعمة نم ًوا ثابتا‬ ‫لقد شهد س� � ��وق تعبئة األطعمة العالمي نموا ً‬ ‫ثابتا َ عل� � ��ى مدار الس� � ��نوات القليل� � ��ة الماضية‪،‬‬

‫والتواب� � ��ل والبه� � ��ارات واللح� � ��وم واألس� � ��ماك‬ ‫والدواج� � ��ن والوجب� � ��ات الجاه� � ��زة والفواك� � ��ه‬ ‫والخضروات ومنتجات أخرى‪ ،‬ومن بين هذه‬ ‫المنتجات‪ ،‬يهيمن قطاع المخبوزات والحلوى‬ ‫والمكرونة والشعرية على السوق‪.‬‬ ‫أما من ناحية المناطق‪ ،‬تمثل أمريكا الشمايل‬ ‫أكبر س� � ��وق لتعبئ� � ��ة األطعمة على مس� � ��توى‬ ‫العالم بس� � ��بب صناع� � ��ة األطعم� � ��ة المصنعة‬ ‫القوي� � ��ة يف ه� � ��ذه المنطق� � ��ة‪ ،‬أم� � ��ا المناط� � ��ق‬ ‫الرئيس� � ��ية األخرى فتش� � ��مل أوروب� � ��ا وأمريكا‬ ‫الالتيني� � ��ة ومنطق� � ��ة آس� � ��يا المحي� � ��ط الهادي‬ ‫والشرق األوسط وأفريقيا‪.‬‬

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‫ويقود الس� � ��وق أنش� � ��طة البحث والتطوير التي‬ ‫يمارسها المصنعون باإلضافة إىل زيادة شعبية‬ ‫العب� � ��وات الت� � ��ي تس� � ��تخدم لمرة واح� � ��دة فقط‬ ‫والتي تكمل نمط االستهالك أثناء التنقل‪.‬‬ ‫واكتش� � ��ف تقرير مجموعة ‪" IMARC‬المؤتمر‬ ‫ال� � ��دويل للتعدين والموارد" المنش� � ��ور مؤخرا ً‬ ‫تحت عنوان "سوق تعبئة األطعمة‪ :‬توجهات‬ ‫الصناعة العالمية وش� � ��كلها وحجمها ونموها‬ ‫وفرصها والتوقع� � ��ات خالل الفترة من ‪2019‬‬ ‫حتى ‪ "2024‬أن سوق تعبئة األطعمة قد بلغ‬ ‫‪ 289.6‬مليار دوالر أمريكي يف ‪ ،2018‬وتمثل‬ ‫تعبئة األطعمة أكبر شريحة يف مجال صناعة‬ ‫التعبئة على مس� � ��توى العالم‪ ،‬هذا النوع من‬ ‫التعبئة يس� � ��اعد يف تعبئة وت� � ��داول وتوصيل‬ ‫المنتجات الغذائية إىل المستهلك النهايئ‪.‬‬ ‫ُتصن� � ��ع عبوات األطعمة عام� � ��ة من الزجاج أو‬ ‫البالس� � ��تيك أو ال� � ��ورق أو ال� � ��ورق المق� � ��وى أو‬ ‫المعادن أو الخشب وهي تلعب دورا أساسيا ً‬ ‫يف حماي� � ��ة الم� � ��واد الغذائي� � ��ة م� � ��ن المؤثرات‬ ‫الخارجي� � ��ة ومن التل� � ��ف‪ ،‬ويف الوق� � ��ت الحايل‪،‬‬ ‫تزود عبوات األطعمة المستهلك بمعلومات‬ ‫تفصيلية حول العناصر الغذائية والمكونات‪،‬‬ ‫وتوف� � ��ر أيضا إمكانية التتبع والراحة ومؤش� � ��ر‬

‫التالعب بصورة أفض� � ��ل‪ ،‬كما تحمل العبوات‬ ‫عناص� � ��ر ترويجي� � ��ة مث� � ��ل الهداي� � ��ا والمنتجات‬ ‫والكوبونات اإلضافية‪.‬‬ ‫إن العامل الرئيس� � ��ي الذي يسهل نمو سوق‬ ‫تعبئ� � ��ة األطعم� � ��ة ه� � ��و الطل� � ��ب الهائ� � ��ل على‬ ‫التخصص واألطعمة المعبأة‪ ،‬وقد أدى العدد‬ ‫المتزاي� � ��د لألس� � ��ر ذات الدخ� � ��ل الم� � ��زدوج إىل‬ ‫تغيير ع� � ��ادات الطعام وتحوله� � ��ا من الوجبات‬ ‫التقليدي� � ��ة إىل الوجبات الخفيف� � ��ة والمجمدة‪،‬‬ ‫كما أن الهجرة م� � ��ن الريف إىل الحضر وأنماط‬ ‫الحياة المحمومة والقي� � ��ود الزمنية إىل ارتفاع‬ ‫ش� � ��عبية العبوات ذات االستخدام لمرة وحدة‬ ‫فقط التي تكمل نمط االستهالك أثناء التنقل‪.‬‬ ‫م� � ��ن بي� � ��ن العوامل األخ� � ��رى التي تق� � ��ود نمو‬ ‫الس� � ��وق ظهور متاجر األطعم� � ��ة عبر األنترنت‬ ‫والتوس� � ��عات يف مراف� � ��ق اإلنت� � ��اج م� � ��ن جانب‬ ‫المنتجي� � ��ن‪ ،‬بالنظ� � ��ر إىل المس� � ��تقبل‪ ،‬م� � ��ن‬ ‫المتوق� � ��ع أن يصل الس� � ��وق إىل ‪ 372.8‬مليار‬ ‫دوالر أمريك� � ��ي بحل� � ��ول ع� � ��ام ‪ ،2024‬بمعدل‬ ‫نمو س� � ��نوي مركب يبل� � ��غ ‪ ٪ 4.3‬خالل الفترة‬ ‫‪.2019-2024‬‬ ‫م� � ��ن ناحي� � ��ة تطبيقي� � ��ة‪ ،‬تش� � ��مل القطاع� � ��ات‬ ‫الرئيس� � ��ية منتج� � ��ات األلب� � ��ان والمخب� � ��وزات‬ ‫والحلويات والمكرونة والش� � ��عرية والوجبات‬ ‫الخفيف� � ��ة واألطب� � ��اق الجابي� � ��ة والصلص� � ��ات‬

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‫عق� � ��دت ش� � ��ركة فلكس� � ��وفيت ذ‪.‬م‪.‬م ن� � ��دوة‬ ‫ناجحة جدا ً لفلكس� � ��وفيت يف مدينة كامباال‬ ‫بأوغن� � ��دا يف ي� � ��وم ‪ 13‬يوني� � ��و‪ ،‬وق� � ��دم ممثلو‬ ‫الش� � ��ركات الدولي� � ��ة مث� � ��ل ش� � ��ركة إس� � ��كو‬ ‫وشركة شيس� � ��با وش� � ��ركة رينزمان وشركة‬ ‫نيلبيتر وش� � ��ركة جاما وش� � ��ركة كوينج وباور‬ ‫أح� � ��دث األخبار والتطورات يف مجال صناعة‬

‫الطباع� � ��ة والتغليف على مجموعة الحضور‬ ‫من الخبراء يف هذه المدينة بش� � ��رق أفريقيا‪،‬‬ ‫وقد غطت الع� � ��روض المقدمة أثناء الندوة‬ ‫نطاقا ً واسعا ً من الموضوعات والمناقشات‬ ‫الخاصة‪.‬‬ ‫نوقش� � ��ت أم� � ��ورا ً متعلق� � ��ة بمرحل� � ��ة ما قبل‬ ‫الطباع� � ��ة وإع� � ��داد األلواح وأجه� � ��زة وأدوات‬ ‫الطباعة وكذلك التقنيات والحلول القائمة‬ ‫على اس� � ��تخدام الماء باإلضافة إىل مناقشة‬ ‫التحدي� � ��ات والتغي� � ��رات المحلي� � ��ة‪ ،‬و ُيع� � ��د‬ ‫التواص� � ��ل الالحق لهذه الن� � ��دوة مثم ًرا حيث‬ ‫س� � ��مح بإجراء مناقش� � ��ات فنية واقتصادية‬ ‫وبالتايل أدى إىل المنافع المتبادلة‪.‬‬ ‫إن أوغندا بل ٌد اس� � ��توايئٌ مشهورة بصادراتها‬ ‫م� � ��ن القهوة والش� � ��اي وكذلك أيض� � ��ا الحياة‬ ‫البري� � ��ة بها‪ ،‬وق� � ��د نما اقتصاده� � ��ا على مدار‬ ‫العشرين عام الماضية بمعدل نمو يتراوح‬ ‫ما بين خمس� � ��ة إىل عش� � ��رة بالمائة س� � ��نويًا‪،‬‬ ‫وق� � ��د تم تركي� � ��ب ماكين� � ��ات طباع� � ��ة حديثة‬ ‫مؤخ ًرا يف البالد ولوحِ � � ��ظ وجود فهم متزايد‬ ‫لعمليات الطباعة وتحسن جودتها‪.‬‬ ‫ولتحسين الظروف وتأسيس صناعة أقوى‪،‬‬ ‫تخط� � ��ط الش� � ��ركات المحلي� � ��ة حاليا ً إلنش� � ��اء‬

‫مؤسس� � ��ة تعليمية متخصص� � ��ة يف تقنيات‬ ‫الطباع� � ��ة بدعم من جمعية فلكس� � ��وجرافية‬ ‫الفني� � ��ة (‪ ،)FTA‬عل� � ��ق هان� � ��ز بيت� � ��ر هورمان‪،‬‬ ‫المدير العام لش� � ��ركة فلكس� � ��و في� � ��ت‪ ،‬قائال‪:‬‬ ‫"ت� � ��زداد صناع� � ��ة الطباع� � ��ة يف أوغن� � ��دا ق� � ��و ًة‬ ‫ونؤمن بأن إنشاء مدرسة دولية معترف بها‬ ‫يمكنه حقا ً أن يدفع تنمية الصناعة المحلية‬ ‫وسيساعد السكان"‪.‬‬ ‫إضاف� � � ً�ة لذل� � ��ك‪ُ ،‬ع ِق� � ��دت الن� � ��دوة الخامس� � ��ة‬ ‫لفلكس� � ��وفيت بكيني� � ��ا يف ي� � ��وم ‪ 18‬يوني� � ��و يف‬ ‫مدين� � ��ة ني� � ��رويب‪ ،‬وص� � ��رح جودف� � ��ري أتيين� � ��و‬ ‫أدي� � ��د‪ ،‬أخص� � ��ايئ الطباع� � ��ة‪ ،‬قائ� �ل��ا‪" :‬تتي� � ��ح لنا‬ ‫ندوات فلكس� � ��وفيت المنعق� � ��دة هنا يف كينيا‬ ‫فرصة رائعة للمش� � ��اركة يف مش� � ��هد الطباعة‬ ‫على المس� � ��توى ال� � ��دويل واالط� �ل��اع على آخر‬ ‫التطورات بشكل مباشر‪ ،‬إننا نقدر هذا الجهد‬ ‫الدائم بش� � ��دة ونستمتع بالتآزر الجاري الذي‬ ‫يجلب الرخاء لصناعة الطباعة ولبالدنا أيضا"‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��تنعقد ندوة فلكس� � ��و في� � ��ت القادمة يف‬ ‫كل من أفريقيا وآسيا‪ ،‬والمخطط‬ ‫‪ 2019‬يف ٍ‬ ‫كل من مدينة مانيال بالفلبين‪،‬‬ ‫أن تنعقد يف ٍ‬ ‫ومدين� � ��ة بانك� � ��وك بتايالن� � ��د‪ ،‬ويف مدينة أكرا‬ ‫بغانا ويف مدينة الرياض بالسعودية‪.‬‬

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‫سوق كراتين التغليف السائلة المتوقع أن يحقق تقدما ً ديناميكيا ً‬ ‫حتى عام ‪2024‬‬

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‫م� � ��ن المتوق� � ��ع أن يحقق الس� � ��وق العالمي‬ ‫لكراتي� � ��ن تعبئ� � ��ة الس� � ��وائل إي� � ��رادات تصل‬ ‫إىل ‪ 12‬ملي� � ��ار دوالر أمريك� � ��ي بحل� � ��ول نهاية‬ ‫‪ ،2016‬م� � ��ن المتوقع أن يتوس� � ��ع الس� � ��وق‬ ‫العالم� � ��ي لكراتي� � ��ن تعبئة الس� � ��وائل خالل‬ ‫الفت� � ��رة المنظ� � ��ورة م� � ��ن ‪ 2016‬حتى ‪2024‬‬ ‫بمعدل نمو س� � ��نوي مركب يق� � ��در بـ‪،5.5%‬‬ ‫وس� � ��يواصل تفضيل المس� � ��تهلك المتزايد‬ ‫لألطعم� � ��ة والمش� � ��روبات المعب� � ��أة قي� � ��ادة‬ ‫السوق حتى نهاية سنة ‪.2024‬‬ ‫م� � ��ع زي� � ��ادة تن� � ��اول المس� � ��تهلكين ح� � ��ول‬ ‫العال� � ��م لألطعمة والمش� � ��روبات المعبأة‪،‬‬ ‫تش� � ��ير التقدي� � ��رات إىل أن إع� � ��ادة التدوير‬ ‫مواد الورق المقوى غير المطلية س� � ��تظل‬ ‫المح� � ��رك الرئيس� � ��ي لنمو الس� � ��وق خالل‬ ‫الفت� � ��رة المش� � ��مولة بالتوقع� � ��ات‪ ،‬ع� �ل��او ًة‬ ‫عل� � ��ى ذلك‪ ،‬تدعم العدي� � ��د من الحكومات‬ ‫على مس� � ��توى العالم اس� � ��تخدام كراتين‬ ‫المش� � ��روبات نظ� � ��را ً لخواصه� � ��ا الصديق� � ��ة‬ ‫للبيئة وانخف� � ��اض انبعاثات ثاين أكس� � ��يد‬ ‫الكربون يف البيئة‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��تلعب س� � ��هولة التخزي� � ��ن والنق� � ��ل‬ ‫وانخف� � ��اض الهدر للحد األدىن دورا ً رئيس� � ��يا ً‬ ‫يف دفع اس� � ��تخدام الكراتين بي� � ��ن ُم َصنِّعي‬ ‫المش� � ��روبات‪ ،‬كما يعد االس� � ��تعمال المريح‬

‫وط� � ��ول م� � ��دة صالحي� � ��ة المش� � ��روبات م� � ��ن‬ ‫العوامل الرئيس� � ��ية التي ُيتوقع أن تستمر‬ ‫يف دعم اس� � ��تعمال المس� � ��تهلكين لكراتين‬ ‫المش� � ��روبات‪ ،‬ويعتب� � ��ر معدل نم� � ��و صناعة‬ ‫التغذي� � ��ة بالتجزئ� � ��ة بأكث� � ��ر م� � ��ن‪ 4%‬م� � ��ن‬ ‫المح� � ��ركات الرئيس� � ��ية التي توجه الس� � ��وق‬ ‫العالمي لكراتين تعبئة السوائل‪.‬‬ ‫إال أن تف� � ��وق الحاويات الزجاجية والعبوات‬ ‫البالس� � ��تيكية عل� � ��ى كراتين الس� � ��وائل من‬ ‫حيث الحفاظ على الطع� � ��م األصلي ومنع‬ ‫التل� � ��وث وقابلي� � ��ة التحم� � ��ل واالس� � ��تدامة‬ ‫وإمكاني� � ��ة إعادة االس� � ��تخدام س� � ��تظل من‬ ‫بي� � ��ن التحدي� � ��ات طويل� � ��ة األم� � ��د أم� � ��ام نمو‬ ‫صناع� � ��ة كراتي� � ��ن تعبئ� � ��ة الس� � ��وائل عل� � ��ى‬ ‫مس� � ��توى العالم‪ ،‬وبناء على ن� � ��وع المنتج‪،‬‬ ‫تش� � ��ير التوقع� � ��ات إىل أن س� � ��وق كراتي� � ��ن‬ ‫تعبئة الس� � ��وائل ستشهد أعلى نمو لها يف‬ ‫الحاوي� � ��ات ذات الجمل� � ��ون العل� � ��وي وذلك‬ ‫لالس� � ��تهالك المتزاي� � ��د لأللب� � ��ان ومنتجات‬ ‫األلب� � ��ان األخ� � ��رى‪ ،‬وم� � ��ن المتوق� � ��ع أن يزيد‬ ‫الم َ‬ ‫شكَ َلة‪.‬‬ ‫الطلب على علب لكرتون ُ‬ ‫بن� � ��ا ًء عل� � ��ى طريقة فت� � ��ح العبوة‪ ،‬س� � ��تزدهر‬ ‫ش� � ��ريحة العب� � ��وات ذات الفتح� � ��ة اللولبي� � ��ة‬ ‫بش� � ��كل ملح� � ��وظ وذل� � ��ك بس� � ��بب ارتف� � ��اع‬ ‫الحاج� � ��ة إىل خاصي� � ��ة إع� � ��ادة الغل� � ��ق‪ ،‬أم� � ��ا‬

‫الش� � ��ريحة الم� � ��زودة بفتحة لوض� � ��ع الماصة‬ ‫فس� � ��وف تنش� � ��ئ الس� � ��وق األعل� � ��ى ربحي� � ��ة‬ ‫لعبوات المشروبات الكرتونية خالل المدة‬ ‫المشمولة بالتوقعات‪ ،‬تشير التوقعات إىل‬ ‫أن س� � ��وق كراتين تعبئة السوائل ستشهد‬ ‫معدل نمو سنوي مركب قدره ‪ 5.5%‬خالل‬ ‫المدة المش� � ��مولة بالتوقع� � ��ات الممتدة من‬ ‫‪ 2016‬وحتى ‪ ،2024‬وستظل منطقة آسيا‬ ‫والمحيط الهادي س� � � ً‬ ‫حا‬ ‫�وقا بار ًزا لتحقق أربا ً‬ ‫تقدير بـ‪ 170‬نقطة أس� � ��اس وتسجل معدل‬ ‫نمو سنوي مركب قدره ‪ 6.4%‬بحلول نهاية‬ ‫‪.2024‬‬ ‫بناء على نوع المادة‪ ،‬من المتوقع أن يزداد‬ ‫الطلب عل� � ��ى األلموني� � ��وم يف كراتين تعبئة‬ ‫السوائل و ُيعزى هذا إىل االستخدام المزايد‬ ‫الم َصنَّع‪ ،‬ومن منطل� � ��ق التطبيق‪،‬‬ ‫للحلي� � ��ب ُ‬ ‫مك� � ��ن المتوق� � ��ع أن تحقق ش� � ��ريحة الخمور‬ ‫والمش� � ��روبات الروحي� � ��ة أعلى مع� � ��دل نمو‬ ‫سنوي مركب بحلول نهاية ‪ 2024‬بالمقارنة‬ ‫بمنتجات األلبان والعصائر والمش� � ��روبات‪،‬‬ ‫وم� � ��ن حي� � ��ث المنطق� � ��ة‪ ،‬س� � ��تظل منطق� � ��ة‬ ‫أوروب� � ��ا مهيمنة على الس� � ��وق خ� �ل��ال المدة‬ ‫المش� � ��مولة بالتوقعات تتبعها منطقة آسيا‬ ‫والمحيط الهادي وتحديدا يف الصين والهند‬ ‫بصفة رئيسية‪.‬‬


‫‪ SPGPrints‬تقدم وحدة تكامل الشاشة الدوارة ‪ RSI III‬الجديدة‬ ‫ألول مرة يف معرض ليبيل اكسبو أوروبا ‪2019‬‬ ‫ستقدم ‪ ))SPGPrints stand 4C60‬حلولاً‬ ‫لكل خطوة يف س� � ��ير عمل طباعة الشاش� � ��ة‬ ‫ال� � ��دوارة لتطبيق� � ��ات الملصق� � ��ات والتعبئة‬ ‫والتغلي� � ��ف‪ ،‬م� � ��ع وح� � ��دة تكامل الشاش� � ��ة‬ ‫الدوارة ‪ RSI III‬الجدي� � ��دة‪ ،‬التي تحتل مركز‬ ‫الصدارة يف موقفها يف معرض ‪Labelexpo‬‬ ‫‪ Europe ، 24-27‬س� � ��بتمبر ‪ ،‬مع� � ��رض‬ ‫بروكسل‪.‬‬ ‫تعد وحدة ‪ RSI III‬وس� � ��يلة س� � ��ريعة وفعالة‬ ‫م� � ��ن حي� � ��ث التكلف� � ��ة لتطبي� � ��ق التأثي� � ��رات‬ ‫الوظيفية والبصري� � ��ة ذات القيمة المضافة‬ ‫يف مسار واحد بسرعات تصل إىل ‪ 150‬متر‬ ‫قدم� � ��ا يف الدقيق� � ��ة)‪ .‬تعتبر‬ ‫‪ /‬دقيق� � ��ة (‪492‬‬ ‫ً‬ ‫الوحدة مناسبة بش� � ��كل خاص إلضافة حبر‬ ‫أبيض بأعل� � ��ى درجة للش� � ��فافية لتطبيقات‬ ‫المظهر ب� � ��دون ملصقات‪ ،‬وال� � ��ورق المبتكر‬ ‫والورني� � ��ش الغزير ‪ ،‬والتأثي� � ��رات المعدنية ‪،‬‬ ‫واأللوان الغنية والمعتمة لتصاميم العالمة‬ ‫التجاري� � ��ة الرائعة‪ .‬يمكن تطبي� � ��ق التأثيرات‬ ‫اللمس� � ��ية بم� � ��ا يف ذلك الح� � ��روف المرتفعة‬ ‫وطريقة برايل (حتى ‪ 250‬ميكرون) بسرعة‬ ‫يف عملية واحدة دون انقطاع‪.‬‬ ‫تتميز الوحدة الجديدة بالتحسينات المريحة‬ ‫للس� �ل��امة وتوفير الوقت وزي� � ��ادة اإلنتاجية‪.‬‬ ‫تقوم مكشطة تنظيف الويب الطويلة العمر‬ ‫الجدي� � ��دة تلقائيا ً بإزالة بقع الحبر من الويب‬ ‫بع� � ��د التوقف أو عن� � ��د التش� � ��غيل يف وضع‬ ‫الدوران البطيء‪ .‬هذا يتيح تجفيف ش� � ��امل‬ ‫للركي� � ��زة م� � ��ع تقليل تل� � ��وث األس� � ��طوانات‬

‫والطباعة القابلة لالستخدام‪.‬‬ ‫توفر شاشة العرض الجديدة زوايا مشاهدة‬ ‫محس� � ��نة‪ ،‬مم� � ��ا يقل� � ��ل م� � ��ن مق� � ��دار الحركة‬ ‫ّ‬ ‫الالزمة للمش� � ��غل للحصول عل� � ��ى قراءات‬ ‫واضح� � ��ة ودقيق� � ��ة‪ .‬ي� � ��أيت ‪ RSI III‬يف ع� � ��رض‬ ‫م� � ��ن ‪ 254‬مم إىل ‪ 660‬م� � ��م (‪ 10‬بوصة إىل‬ ‫‪ 26‬بوص� � ��ة) ويتكام� � ��ل مع جمي� � ��ع مكابس‬ ‫ملصق� � ��ات الثني أو األوفس� � ��ت أو الحروف‬ ‫المطبوعة أو الحفر المضمنة تقريباً‪.‬‬ ‫وس� � ��يعرض ً‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا عل� � ��ى الحام� � ��ل الخاص‬ ‫بش� � ��ركة ‪ SPGPrints‬نم� � ��اذج قديم� � ��ة‬ ‫م� � ��ن الني� � ��كل التي يمك� � ��ن إع� � ��ادة تصورها‬ ‫‪، RotaMesh‬و ‪ RotaPlate‬ال� � ��دوارة‬ ‫القابلة إلعادة االس� � ��تخدام‪ .‬توفر شاش� � ��ات‬ ‫‪ SPGPrints‬مجموعة كاملة من المتطلبات‬ ‫ب� � ��د ًءا م� � ��ن الح� � ��د األقصى للتغطي� � ��ة وحتى‬ ‫إعادة إنتاج األلوان النصفية والتش� � ��كيالت‬ ‫الدقيق� � ��ة والنصوص والتفاصي� � ��ل الدقيقة‬ ‫والمق� � ��االت القصي� � ��رة‪ .‬يوف� � ��ر البن� � ��اء القوي‬ ‫المك � � � ّون كهربائ ًي� � ��ا بهي� � ��كل خلي� � ��ة النح� � ��ل‬ ‫سداس� � ��ي االس� � ��تقرار والقوة لإلنت� � ��اج عايل‬ ‫السرعة‪ ،‬كما يتيح االستخدامات المتعددة‬ ‫لتوفير التكاليف والوقت‪.‬‬ ‫كما سيتم عرض نظام ‪ Dev & Dry‬المكون‬ ‫م� � ��ن خطوة واحدة للتطوير اآليل لشاش� � ��ات‬ ‫‪ RotaPlate‬وتجفيفه� � ��ا‪ .‬يمك� � ��ن ل � � �ـ & ‪Dev‬‬ ‫‪ Dry‬توفي� � ��ر م� � ��ا يص� � ��ل إىل ‪ 25‬دقيقة لكل‬ ‫دورة ‪ ،‬مم� � ��ا يجعل� � ��ه أداة قيم� � ��ة يف البيئات‬ ‫عالية اإلنتاجية‪ .‬تحتوي الوحدة‪ ،‬التي تتمتع‬

‫بمس� � ��احة صغيرة تبلغ ‪ 1‬مت� � ��ر مربع ‪ ،‬على‬ ‫نظ� � ��ام تصفي� � ��ة المي� � ��اه وإع� � ��ادة تدويرها وال‬ ‫تحتاج إىل تصريف أو عادم‪.‬‬ ‫كما س� � ��يتم ع� � ��رض أنظمة التصوي� � ��ر عالية‬ ‫الدق� � ��ة الخاص� � ��ة بش� � ��ركة ‪.SPGPrints‬‬ ‫تستخدم آلة النقش بالليزر ‪ rotaLEN‬ليزر‬ ‫ثاين أكس� � ��يد الكربون ‪ CO2‬لتقليص المواد‬ ‫للحص� � ��ول عل� � ��ى ص� � ��ور واضح� � ��ة وواضحة‬ ‫بتفاصيل دقيق� � ��ة ويمكن اس� � ��تخدامها مع‬ ‫شاش� � ��ات ‪ RotaMesh‬أو ‪ RotaPlate‬يف‬ ‫عملي� � ��ة رقمي� � ��ة بالكامل‪ .‬يمكن اس� � ��تخدام‬ ‫أنظم� � ��ة التع� � ��رض ‪ variLEX CtP‬لتصوي� � ��ر‬ ‫شاش� � ��ات ‪ RotaPlate‬ولوح� � ��ات فليك� � ��س‬ ‫‪ ،‬وحروف الح� � ��روف وأل� � ��واح اإلزاحة الجافة‬ ‫يف عملي� � ��ة م� � ��ن خطوتي� � ��ن توف� � ��ر لطابعات‬ ‫الملصق� � ��ات درج� � ��ة عالي� � ��ة م� � ��ن التن� � ��وع‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��توضح عروض طاولة العمل المباشرة‬ ‫بساطة وسرعة سير عمل صناعة الشاشة‬ ‫الحديثة‪.‬‬ ‫يقول هانك جيتوش� � ��ينس ‪-‬المدير التجاري‬ ‫لطباعة الملصق� � ��ات والتطبيقات الصناعية‬ ‫لش� � ��ركة ‪" :SPGPrints‬م� � ��ع م� � ��رور الوقت‬ ‫للضغ� � ��ط بش� � ��كل متزايد‪ ،‬تصب� � ��ح موثوقية‬ ‫وتك� � ��رار العملي� � ��ة أكث� � ��ر أهمي� � ��ة"‪ " .‬األتمتة‬ ‫الفعال� � ��ة م� � ��ن حي� � ��ث التكلفة م� � ��ع منتجات‬ ‫مثل ‪ RSI III‬و ‪ Dev & Dry‬و ‪، SPGPrints‬‬ ‫أجهزة التصوير عالية الدقة ‪ ،‬توفر لمح ِّوالت‬ ‫الملصقات أفضل األدوات لس� � ��وق الطلب‬ ‫الحايل‪".‬‬

‫‪ Starfoil‬لعرض أحدث اآلالت‬ ‫تعرض شركة ‪ Starfoil‬آلة التخزين ‪ /‬الحز‬ ‫يف فالي� � ��و الي� � ��ن ‪ 1300SXL‬بأحدث تقنياتها‬ ‫بما يف ذلك سرعة أعلى تصل إىل ‪ 250‬متر‬ ‫‪ /‬دقيقة ولف قطر أكبر يصل إىل ‪ 350‬ملم‪.‬‬ ‫يمكن لآللة الف� � ��ك من ‪" 1‬و ‪ "3‬و ‪" 6‬إلتقان‬ ‫لفات على ‪ "1‬و ‪" 3‬النوى عن طريق القص‬ ‫أو الحز مع أقصى فك قطره ‪ 700‬ملم‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��تقدم ‪ً Starfoil‬‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا أح� � ��دث ‪CLC-‬‬ ‫‪ .600XL‬ت� � ��م تصميم ه� � ��ذا النموذج صغير‬

‫الحج� � ��م للطباع� � ��ة الكابويل بحي� � ��ث يتم لف‬ ‫لفات (الراحة) ذات الختم الس� � ��اخن ‪" 3‬إىل‬ ‫لفات" ‪ 1‬أو ‪" 3‬عن طريق القص أو ش� � ��فرة‬ ‫الحز ويعمل بس� � ��رعة تصل إىل ‪ 300‬متر ‪/‬‬ ‫دقيقة‪ .‬يبلغ الحد األقصى لألقطار ‪ 650‬مم‬ ‫للفك و ‪ 550‬مم لترجيع الشريط مرة ثانية‪.‬‬ ‫بصفته� � ��ا وكي� �ل �ا ً آلالت ‪ ، Newfoil‬س� � ��تعرض‬ ‫‪ Starfoil‬أيض � � �ا ً آل� � ��ة خت� � ��م ‪Newfoil 2500‬‬ ‫‪ Servo‬عالي� � ��ة الس� � ��رعة للرقائ� � ��ق المعدني� � ��ة‬

‫ذات الملصق� � ��ات الت� � ��ي تتمي� � ��ز بمراجع� � ��ة‬ ‫كاملة لألنظم� � ��ة اإللكتروني� � ��ة وأنظمة التحكم‬ ‫والميكاني� � ��ك‪ُ .‬تس� � ��تخدم اآلن مح� � ��ركات‬ ‫الماكينة المدمجة لتش� � ��غيل جميع الوظائف‬ ‫الديناميكي� � ��ة للماكينة ‪ ،‬وه� � ��ذا يمكن أن يزيد‬ ‫اإلنتاجية بنس� � ��بة ‪ ٪ 100‬أو أكثر‪ ،‬مع انخفاض‬ ‫دخل المش� � ��غل‪ ،‬واإلعداد األس� � ��رع ‪ ،‬والتقليل‬ ‫من النفايات ‪ ،‬وانخفاض مستويات الضوضاء‪،‬‬ ‫وتسجيل البيانات ‪ ،‬وأكثر من ذلك بكثير‪.‬‬

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‫س� � ��تقدم مؤسسة الخليج لالس� � ��تثمار (الحامل‬ ‫‪ ،9C10‬القاع� � ��ة ‪ )9‬مجموع� � ��ة كامل� � ��ة م� � ��ن‬ ‫حل� � ��ول الطباع� � ��ة والتش� � ��طيب ‪ ،‬بم� � ��ا يف ذل� � ��ك‬ ‫حل التش� � ��طيب الجديد لتكام� � ��ل تقنية تحديد‬ ‫الهوية ونقل المعلومات بموجات الراديو على‬ ‫الملصقات المس� � ��بقة‪ .‬س� � ��يتم ع� � ��رض اإلصدار‬ ‫الجدي� � ��د م� � ��ن ‪ Dyxee Cut 350 L‬للتش� � ��طيب‬ ‫والتزيين‪ .‬سيتم تزويدها بوحدة فلكسوغرافية‬

‫ووحدات ختم بارد ووحدات قطع وثقب‪.‬‬ ‫يتم إيالء اهتمام خاص لسهولة االستخدام‪،‬‬ ‫وتحس� � ��ين وقت اإلعداد‪ .‬ه� � ��ذا الجهاز مثايل‬ ‫الس� � ��تكمال طابعات األل� � ��وان الرقمية‪ .‬كما‬ ‫يت� � ��م ع� � ��رض ‪TAGINNOV Converting‬‬ ‫‪ ، Line 350‬ال� � ��ذي تم تطوي� � ��ره لدمج تقنية‬ ‫تحدي� � ��د الهوية ونق� � ��ل المعلومات بموجات‬ ‫الراديو مع العديد من الميزات بما يف ذلك‬

‫التحكم عبر اإلنترنت والترميز‪.‬‬ ‫يتيح هذا الح� � ��ل المرن المعي� � ��اري دمج تقنية‬ ‫تحديد الهوية ونقل المعلومات بموجات الراديو‬ ‫يف مجال اللصق والتعبئة والتغليف‪ .‬باإلضافة‬ ‫إىل ذل� � ��ك‪ ،‬تع� � ��د ‪TAGINNOV SPEED ETIQ‬‬ ‫الثانية وح� � ��دة تكامل تقنية تحديد الهوية ونقل‬ ‫المعلومات بموجات الراديو مبتكرة للعالمات‬ ‫المطبوعة مسبقا ً والمطبوعة مسبقاً‪.‬‬

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‫يف جميع أنحاء الش� � ��رق األوس� � ��ط‪ ،‬أصبحت‬ ‫كلمة التحول الرقمي‪ ،‬مألوفة بشكل متزايد‬ ‫لصن� � ��اع القرار يف مج� � ��ال األعمال وأصحاب‬ ‫األعم� � ��ال‪ .‬يجدر بن� � ��ا أن نأخذ نفس � � �ا َ عميقا ً‬ ‫وأن نفكر مليا ً فيم� � ��ا يفترض أن يعنيه هذا‬ ‫بالنسبة لش� � ��خص خارج صناعة تكنولوجيا‬ ‫المعلومات‪ .‬سواء كانت تحويالت رقمية أو‬ ‫تجارية‪ ،‬فهي عبارة عن مصطلحات شاملة‪،‬‬ ‫و ُتشير إىل تلك المؤسسات التي تشرع يف‬ ‫طري� � ��ق االبت� � ��كار‪ ،‬الذي تم طرح� � ��ه من خالل‬ ‫إدخال التقني� � ��ات الرقمي� � ��ة يف مركز أعمال‬ ‫المؤسسة‪.‬‬ ‫على نطاق أوس� � ��ع‪ ،‬كانت ه� � ��ذه المنظمات‬ ‫قد اعتمدت التقني� � ��ات الرقمية وإعادة بناء‬ ‫نم� � ��اذج مبيعاتها‪ ،‬يف س� � ��وق رأس� � ��ي معين‪،‬‬ ‫تق� � ��دم منتج� � ��ات أو خدم� � ��ات جدي� � ��دة تماما ً‬ ‫وتج� � ��ارب العم� �ل��اء‪ ،‬مع التأثير بش� � ��كل كبير‬ ‫على نظ� � ��ام بيئي ممتد لش� � ��ركاء الموردين‪.‬‬ ‫بالنسبة لمثل هذه المنظمات‪ ،‬فإن مستوى‬ ‫االبت� � ��كار ال� � ��ذي تعمل فيه‪ ،‬يكف� � ��ي لتعطيل‬ ‫ش� � ��اغلي الوظائ� � ��ف وديناميكيات الس� � ��وق‬ ‫الحالية والنظم اإليكولوجية المحيطية‪.‬‬ ‫لذل� � ��ك يمكننا أن نلخ� � ��ص ونقول إن النظام‬ ‫البيئي الكامل للتح� � ��ول الرقمي والتجاري‬ ‫يش� � ��مل المبتك� � ��ر أو المؤسس� � ��ة الثوري� � ��ة؛‬ ‫وكذل� � ��ك مختلف التقني� � ��ات الثوري� � ��ة التي‬ ‫اعتمدته� � ��ا المؤسس� � ��ات الثوري� � ��ة؛ قط� � ��اع‬ ‫الس� � ��وق العم� � ��ودي ال� � ��ذي يعم� � ��ل في� � ��ه؛‬ ‫والنظ� � ��ام اإليكولوج� � ��ي المحيطي لش� � ��ركاء‬ ‫سلس� � ��لة اإلمداد بالمدخ� �ل��ات والمخرجات‪.‬‬ ‫إن المنظم� � ��ات المتح ّول� � ��ة الحقيقي� � ��ة ال‬ ‫تكتف� � ��ي باالبتكار فق� � ��ط ولكنها أيضا تعرقل‬ ‫رواد الس� � ��وق الحاليين وإرثه� � ��م من الطرق‬ ‫الراسخة للعمل مع الموردين المعروفين‪.‬‬ ‫أحد اللبس الش� � ��ائع هو عدم قدرة الالعبين‬ ‫الحاليي� � ��ن يف الصناع� � ��ة عل� � ��ى التميي� � ��ز بين‬ ‫ما ه� � ��و صيحة أو موضة عاب� � ��رة‪ ،‬واضطراب‬ ‫حقيق� � ��ي ناتج عن اضطراب الس� � ��وق‪ .‬حيث‬ ‫إن الصيح� � ��ة ال ت� � ��ؤدي إىل تعطي� � ��ل أو إلغاء‬ ‫قواعد السوق المعمول بها وقواعده‪ .‬بينما‬ ‫تقود المؤسس� � ��ة الثورية إىل تل� � ��ك النتيجة‬ ‫تمام � � �اً‪ ،‬وال يؤثر فقط على الس� � ��وق القائمة‬ ‫واألنظم� � ��ة البيئية الحالية‪ ،‬ولكنه يمتد أيضا ً‬

‫بشكل هامشي أيضاً‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��بب آخر لعدم ظهور هؤالء المبدعين‪ ،‬أو‬ ‫الكيانات الثورية‪ ،‬أو قادة األعمال والتحول‬ ‫الرقمي‪ ،‬على رادار المشغلين الحاليين هو‬ ‫أنهم ع� � ��اد ًة ما يكونون خ� � ��ارج أجهزة الرادار‬ ‫الخاصة بهم‪ .‬إن ق� � ��ادة التحول والمبتكرين‬ ‫والكيان� � ��ات الثوري� � ��ة‪ ،‬دائما ً ما يس� � ��تفيدون‬ ‫م� � ��ن التقنيات التي ال يتم اس� � ��تخدامها من‬ ‫قب� � ��ل ش� � ��اغلي الوظائ� � ��ف والقائمين على‬ ‫المنافس� � ��ة‪ .‬نم� � ��اذج األعم� � ��ال والخدم� � ��ات‬ ‫والمنتج� � ��ات المبتك� � ��رة‪ ،‬واالس� � ��تفادة م� � ��ن‬ ‫التقني� � ��ات الثورية التي ال يتم اس� � ��تخدامها‬ ‫من قبل شاغلي الوظائف‪.‬‬ ‫تصنف مؤسس� � ��ة األبح� � ��اث العالمية‪، IDC‬‬ ‫هذه التقنيات على أنها مزيج من مسرعات‬ ‫االبت� � ��كار والمنص� � ��ة الثالث� � ��ة لتكنولوجي� � ��ا‬ ‫المعلوم� � ��ات‪ .‬وفق � � �ا ً ل � � �ـ ‪ ، IDC‬ف� � ��إن منطق� � ��ة‬ ‫الشرق األوسط وإفريقيا تستعد اآلن لنقطة‬ ‫التحول ‪ ،‬حيث تش� � ��ير جميع المسرعات إىل‬ ‫األمام ‪ ،‬نحو التبني السريع للتقنيات وزيادة‬ ‫اإلنف� � ��اق عليه� � ��ا ‪ .‬وتش� � ��مل ه� � ��ذه التقنيات‬ ‫الرقمية مثل الحوسبة الس� � ��حابية والتنقل‬ ‫والبيانات الضخمة والتحليالت باإلضافة إىل‬ ‫إنترنت األشياء وقواعد البيانات المتسلسلة‬ ‫والذكاء االصطناعي والطباعة ثالثية األبعاد‬ ‫والواقع االفتراضي والواقع المعزز‪.‬‬ ‫وفقا ً لمؤسس� � ��ة ‪ ، IDC‬أنفقت هذه المنطقة‬ ‫أكث� � ��ر م� � ��ن ‪ 20‬ملي� � ��ار دوالر يف ع� � ��ام ‪2018‬‬ ‫عل� � ��ى التح� � ��ول الرقم� � ��ي وس� � ��تزيد أكثر من‬ ‫الضع� � ��ف ‪ ،‬حيث من المحتم� � ��ل أن تتجاوز‬ ‫‪ 40‬مليار دوالر بحلول عام ‪ 89٪ .2022‬من‬ ‫المؤسس� � ��ات يف الشرق األوس� � ��ط وإفريقيا‬ ‫تنظ� � ��ر اآلن إىل التح� � ��ول الرقم� � ��ي باعتب� � ��اره‬ ‫محوري � � �ا ً يف اس� � ��تراتيجياتها المؤسس� � ��ية‪.‬‬ ‫تشير نقطة التحول إىل أن التحول الرقمي‬ ‫قد وص� � ��ل اآلن إىل نطاق االقتص� � ��اد الكلي‪،‬‬ ‫وس� � ��يصبح بش� � ��كل متزايد جوه� � ��ر صناعة‬ ‫الق� � ��رار يف الصناع� � ��ة‪ .‬المزي� � ��د والمزي� � ��د من‬ ‫الش� � ��ركات األصلي� � ��ة الرقمي� � ��ة ستش� � ��كل‬ ‫تحدي � � �ا ً للتراث العتيق لش� � ��اغلي المناصب‬ ‫والمناصري� � ��ن لها ولن يك� � ��ون أمامهم خيار‬ ‫سوى تحويل أنفسهم‪ .‬سيكون هذا بوتيرة‬ ‫ال تحددها أس� � ��واقهم وأنفس� � ��هم‪ ،‬ولكن من‬

‫خارج أس� � ��واقهم والعبين غير معروفين يف‬ ‫الغالب‪.‬‬ ‫من أجل الص� � ��راع نحو البق� � ��اء‪ ،‬يتعين على‬ ‫الشركات التقليدية أن تبدأ يف طرح األسئلة‬ ‫على نفسها ‪-‬كيف يمكننا أن نصبح شركة‬ ‫"أوب� � ��ر" يف صناعتن� � ��ا‪ .‬واألهم م� � ��ن ذلك هل‬ ‫يمكن أن نصبح حقا أوبر؟ لتصبح مثل أوبر‪،‬‬ ‫يحتاج ش� � ��اغلو الوظائف القديمة إىل إعادة‬ ‫التفكي� � ��ر يف ثقافته� � ��م التنظيمية لتحديد ما‬ ‫إذا كان� � ��وا قد عززوا مناخا ً مبتكراً؛ اس� � ��أل ما‬ ‫إذا كان ل� � ��دى المجلس ما يكفي من اإلرادة‬ ‫والرؤي� � ��ة للبقاء وللنجاة وس� � ��ط ه� � ��ذا الجيل‬ ‫من التحديات الرقمي� � ��ة؛ تقييم ما إذا كانت‬ ‫المنظم� � ��ة لديه� � ��ا نقاط قوة وم� � ��وارد داخلية‬ ‫كافي� � ��ة إلع� � ��ادة تش� � ��كيل نفس� � ��ها؛ واعتماد‬ ‫منصات رقمية بمهارة أثناء إعادة هندس� � ��ة‬ ‫العملي� � ��ات التجاري� � ��ة حول ه� � ��ذه المنصات‬ ‫الجديدة‪ ،‬من بين أمور أخرى‪.‬‬ ‫يف الماضي‪ ،‬ظه� � ��رت التكنولوجيات الثورية‬ ‫والتي أحدثت تحوال ً‪ ،‬يف شكل أجهزة أفضل‬ ‫وأفضل‪ ،‬بنية تحتية حاسوبية‪ ،‬آالت‪ ،‬بمعنى‬ ‫أص� � ��ح أجهزة أخ� � ��رى‪ .‬مع المض� � ��ي قدما ً يف‬ ‫هذه الثورة التكنولوجية‪ ،‬ستصبح التقنيات‬ ‫الرقمية أفضل وأفضل يف تحس� � ��ين تجربة‬ ‫العمالء ورحلة العميل‪ .‬س� � ��وف تصبح أكثر‬ ‫وأكث� � ��ر خب� � ��رة وتجرب� � ��ة‪ ،‬وأيضا فت� � ��ح فرص‬ ‫جدي� � ��دة الكتش� � ��اف العم� �ل��اء وتوقعاته� � ��م‪.‬‬ ‫بفضل تسليم المنصة السحابية‪ ،‬ستصبح‬ ‫أيضا ً أقل صعوبة يف االستخدام والتطبيق‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��وف يتجه التحدي الحقيقي يف التحول‬ ‫بش� � ��كل متزايد نحو المؤسس� � ��ة وش� � ��عبها‬ ‫وقادتها‪.‬‬ ‫هل يجب على المؤسسة اتباع استراتيجية‬ ‫قي� � ��ادة المجموعة أو إتب� � ��اع المجموعة أثناء‬ ‫بناء النظ� � ��ام البيئي الجدي� � ��د الذي خلفه يف‬ ‫أعق� � ��اب قائد المجموع� � ��ة؟ داخلي � � �اً‪ ،‬يحتاج‬ ‫صناع القرار يف مجال األعمال والتكنولوجيا‬ ‫إىل التعاون بقوة حتى يتم تجانس التحول‬ ‫داخليا ُ ويعم� � ��ل من البداي� � ��ة إىل النهاية‪ .‬يف‬ ‫كثير من األحيان‪ ،‬قد تحتاج الشركات أيضا ً‬ ‫إىل ش� � ��راكة مع ش� � ��ركات متخصص� � ��ة لبدء‬ ‫التح� � ��ول يف المؤسس� � ��ات وتس� � ��ريع وتيرة‬ ‫التحول‪.‬‬


‫منح جائزة دروبا لعام ‪ 2019‬لسونيا بن هديا‬ ‫حصلت الس� � ��يدة س� � ��ونيا ب� � ��ن هدي� � ��ا (‪)30‬‬ ‫ع� � ��ن أطروحته� � ��ا بعنوان "تش� � ��ديد الحروف‬ ‫وتس� � ��كينها يف عل� � ��م الالحق� � ��ات يف اللغ� � ��ة‬ ‫اإلنجليزي� � ��ة‪ :‬دراس� � ��ة التفاعل بي� � ��ن الصرف‬ ‫وعلم الصوتي� � ��ات وعلم وظائف األصوات"‪،‬‬ ‫على جائزة دروبا لع� � ��ام ‪ 2019‬يف ‪ 17‬يونيو‬ ‫‪ .2019‬يف أطروحة الدكت� � ��وراه التي قدمتها‬ ‫يف كلية الفلسفة يف جامعة هاينريش هاين‬ ‫يف دوسلدورف استخدمت عالمة اللغويات‬ ‫عل� � ��م الصوتي� � ��ات لبح� � ��ث كيفي� � ��ة معالج� � ��ة‬ ‫الكلم� � ��ات الالحقة وتخزينه� � ��ا يف المخ‪ .‬ومن‬ ‫خالل البح� � ��ث التجريبي الذي أجرته‪ ،‬قامت‬ ‫الباحثة الفائزة بالجائزة بس� � ��د فجوة يف علم‬ ‫اللغوي� � ��ات‪ ،‬مما أوجد مجاال ً إلجراء مزيد من‬ ‫األبحاث األساسية‪.‬‬ ‫ُتمن� � ��ح جائ� � ��زة دروب� � ��ا‪ ،‬ومعها جائ� � ��زة مالية‬

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‫م� � ��ن قب� � ��ل ميس� � ��ي دوس� � ��لدورف للمكافأة‬ ‫على اإلنج� � ��ازات االس� � ��تثنائية التي تتحقق‬ ‫يف العل� � ��وم اإلنس� � ��انية يف كلي� � ��ة الفلس� � ��فة‬ ‫بجامع� � ��ة هاينريش هاين يف دوس� � ��لدورف‪.‬‬ ‫وق� � ��د ُقدمت جائزة دروبا له� � ��ذا العام يف ‪17‬‬ ‫يونيو ‪ 2019‬بحضور الضيوف المدعوين يف‬ ‫نادي دوس� � ��لدورف الصناعي من قبل راينر‬ ‫هوندزديرف� � ��ر (عضو المجلس االستش� � ��اري‬ ‫للعارضين والزوار بدروبا والمدير التنفيذي‬ ‫لش� � ��ركة هايدلبرغر دروكماشينين إيه جي)‬ ‫وهان� � ��س فيرن� � ��ر راينه� � ��ارد (مدي� � ��ر ميس� � ��ي‬ ‫دوس� � ��لدورف ج� � ��ي إم يب إتش) واألس� � ��تاذة‬ ‫الدكت� � ��ورة أني� � ��ا ش� � ��تاينبك (رئي� � ��س جامعة‬ ‫هاينريش هاينه بدوس� � ��لدورف)‪ ،‬واألس� � ��تاذ‬ ‫أخي� � ��م الندفيه� � ��ر‪ ،‬عمي� � ��د كلي� � ��ة الفلس� � ��فة‬ ‫بجامع� � ��ة هاينري� � ��ش هاينه‪ ،‬والدكت� � ��ور إنجو‬ ‫بالج من معهد الدراسات اإلنجليزية التابع‬ ‫لكلي� � ��ة الفلس� � ��فة بجامع� � ��ة هاينريش هاين‬ ‫بدوسلدورف‪.‬‬ ‫تتناول س� � ��ونيا ب� � ��ن هيدي� � ��ا يف أطروحتها ما‬ ‫ُيس� � ��مى بالكلمات الالحقة‪ .‬وهي عبارة عن‬ ‫الكلمات التي تتميز بأنها عبارة عن "الحقة"‪.‬‬ ‫والالحق� � ��ة عبارة عن وحدة تدل على معنى‬ ‫مث� � ��ل ‪ -un‬أو ‪ُ ،-in‬تس� � ��تخدم لنحت كلمات‬ ‫مث� � ��ل " ‪( unnatural‬غي� � ��ر طبيع� � ��ي)" أو "‬ ‫‪(intolerant‬غير متسامح)"‪ .‬وعلى عكس‬ ‫الكلم� � ��ات األخرى‪ ،‬ال يمكن للواحق أن تقوم‬ ‫بمفردها‪ .‬ومن ضمن المواضيع الرئيس� � ��ية‬ ‫التي حظ� � ��ت بتركيز يف أطروحة س� � ��ونيا بن‬ ‫هيدي� � ��ا كيفي� � ��ة معالج� � ��ة الكلم� � ��ات الالحقة‬ ‫وتخزينها يف المخ‪ .‬وقد اس� � ��تطاعت الفائزة‬ ‫بجائ� � ��زة دروبا لع� � ��ام ‪ 2019‬أن تس� � ��تخلص‬ ‫نتائج يف هذا الباب بمساعدة علم األصوات‪،‬‬ ‫باإلضافة إىل أشياء أخرى‪.‬‬ ‫لق� � ��د ركزت س� � ��ونيا ب� � ��ن هيدا نظره� � ��ا على‬ ‫الكلم� � ��ات اإلنجليزي� � ��ة التي ه� � ��ي عبارة عن‬ ‫مضعف� � ��ة فيم� � ��ا يتعل� � ��ق‬ ‫ح� � ��روف س� � ��اكنة‬ ‫ّ‬

‫باللواح� � ��ق ‪ -‬مث� � ��ل ‪ ،-un‬كم� � ��ا ه� � ��و الحال يف‬ ‫‪( un-natural‬غي� � ��ر طبيعي)‪ ،‬و ‪ -in‬يف ‪in-‬‬ ‫‪( numerable‬غي� � ��ر محص� � ��ور)‪ ،‬و ‪ -dis‬كما‬ ‫يف ‪( dis-satisfy‬يغض� � ��ب) و –‪ ly‬كم� � ��ا يف‬ ‫‪( real-ly‬ح ًقا) ‪ .‬عند نطق الحرف الس� � ��اكن‬ ‫المضع� � ��ف مث� � ��ل "‪ "nn‬و "‪ "ss‬و "‪،"ll‬‬ ‫ّ‬ ‫هن� � ��اك احتماالن‪ :‬إم� � ��ا أن ُينطق لمدة أطول‬ ‫م� � ��ن حرف س� � ��اكن واح� � ��د‪ ،‬وهو ما ُيس� � ��مى‬ ‫"بالتضعيف" أو تش� � ��ديد الحروف الساكنة‬ ‫– فال � � �ـ "‪ "nn‬يف كلم� � ��ة‪( unnatural‬غي� � ��ر‬ ‫طبيعي) ُينطقان أطول من الـ "‪ "n‬يف كلمة‬ ‫‪( uncool‬غير بارد)‪.‬‬ ‫أو أن ُينطق لمدة أقصر ("التسكين")‪ ،‬مما‬ ‫يعن� � ��ي أن ال � � �ـ "‪ "nn‬يف كلم� � ��ى ‪unnatural‬‬ ‫(غي� � ��ر طبيع� � ��ي) ُتنط� � ��ق مث� � ��ل ال � � �ـ "‪ "n‬يف‬ ‫‪( uncool‬غير ب� � ��ارد)‪ .‬يف حالة "التضعيف"‪،‬‬ ‫ُيفت� � ��رض أن كال مك� � ��وين الكلم� � ��ة مخ َّزني� � ��ن‬ ‫بص� � ��ورة منفصلة يف المخ وال يتم يجتمعان‬ ‫إال عن� � ��د إنش� � ��اء الكلمة‪ .‬وم� � ��ن ناحية أخرى‪،‬‬ ‫تعني كلمة "تس� � ��هيل" أن الكلمات الالحقة‬ ‫معا يف‬ ‫تعا َل� � ��ج وتخ َزن مجتمعة ابت� � ��داء‪ ،‬أي ً‬ ‫كلمة واحدة‪.‬‬ ‫كان التش� � ��ديد للمقاط� � ��ع الصوتية للحروف‬ ‫يفتقر إىل الدليل التجريبي إىل اآلن‪ .‬وكانت‬ ‫االفتراض� � ��ات تق� � ��وم عل� � ��ى الح� � ��دس بدرجة‬ ‫كبيرة‪ .‬واستطاعت السيدة سونيا بن هيديا‬ ‫سد هذه الفجوة بأطروحتها‪ .‬فلهذا الغرض‪،‬‬ ‫درس� � ��ت عالم� � ��ة اللغويات وقام� � ��ت بتقييم‬ ‫اآلالف من اإلش� � ��ارات الصوتي� � ��ة من الجمل‬ ‫والمحادث� � ��ات‪ ،‬حيث كان� � ��ت لديها مجموعة‬ ‫كبيرة من موضوعات اختبارات نطق اللغة‬ ‫اإلنجليزي� � ��ة مس� � ��جلة على ش� � ��ريط‪ .‬وبذلك‬ ‫اس� � ��تطاعت الس� � ��يدة‪ /‬بن هيديا من إثبات‬ ‫ما هو أكثر من كون الكلمات التي تش � � �كَل‬ ‫باس� � ��تخدام العالم� � ��ة "‪ ،"-un‬الت� � ��ي تعن� � ��ي‬ ‫النفي‪ُ ،‬تعطى حرف ًيا "مساحة لغوية" أكبر‪،‬‬ ‫بمعنى أنها ُتلفظ لفترة أطول‪.‬‬

‫ق� � ��ال راين� � ��ر هوندزدرفي� � ��ر‪ ،‬مقتبس � � �ا ً التقرير‬ ‫العلمي يف الكلمة التي ألقاها‪ ،‬إن السيدة‪/‬‬ ‫س� � ��ونيا ب� � ��ن هدي� � ��ا قدمت مس� � ��اهمة مهمة‬ ‫يف فه� � ��م التفاع� �ل��ات الصرفية‪ .‬وق� � ��ال راينر‬ ‫هونديس� � ��دورفر‪" :‬حتى الط� � ��رق اإلحصائية‬ ‫الصعب� � ��ة موضح� � ��ة بطريق� � ��ة جي� � ��دة‪ ،‬مم� � ��ا‬ ‫يس� � ��هل على القراء غير المتخصصين فهم‬ ‫األس� � ��اليب التحليلية المعقدة المستخدمة‬ ‫يف الدراس� � ��ة‪ .‬وباختصار‪ ،‬هذه أطروحة رائعة‬ ‫تستحق أعلى تقدير أكاديمي"‪.‬‬ ‫ُول� � ��دت س� � ��ونيا ب� � ��ن هيدي� � ��ا يف كروزتال يف‬ ‫مقاطع� � ��ة أرنس� � ��برج اإلداري� � ��ة يف ‪ 8‬أكتوبر‬ ‫‪ .1988‬وبع� � ��د تخرجه� � ��ا م� � ��ن المدرس� � ��ة‬ ‫الثانوي� � ��ة يف ع� � ��ام ‪ ،2008‬تدرب� � ��ت على أن‬ ‫تك� � ��ون معلمة للغ� � ��ة اإلنجليزي� � ��ة والتاريخ‬ ‫درس� � ��ت‬ ‫يف جامعة س� � ��يغن‪ ،‬ألمانيا‪ ،‬حيث‬ ‫ّ‬ ‫قواعد اللغ� � ��ة ً‬ ‫أيضا والم� � ��دارس والكليات‬ ‫الش� � ��املة المتخصصة يف تدري� � ��س النحو‪.‬‬ ‫وبع� � ��د أن اجت� � ��ازت أول اختب� � ��ار حكوم� � ��ي‬ ‫له� � ��ا بنجاح‪ ،‬بدأت يف عام ‪ 2014‬دراس� � ��ات‬ ‫الدكت� � ��وراه يف كلي� � ��ة الفلس� � ��فة بجامع� � ��ة‬ ‫هاينري� � ��ش هاين يف دوس� � ��لدورف‪ .‬وأتمت‬ ‫أطروحته� � ��ا "التضعي� � ��ف والتس� � ��هيل يف‬ ‫عل� � ��م الالحقات يف اللغ� � ��ة اإلنجليزية‪ :‬بحث‬ ‫التفاعل بين علم الصرف وعلم الصوتيات‬ ‫وعل� � ��م وظائ� � ��ف األصوات" يف ‪ 6‬س� � ��بتمبر‬ ‫‪ 2018‬بع� � ��د أن اجتازت االختبار الش� � ��فوي‬ ‫بنجاح‪ ،‬وحصلت على تقدير عام ممتاز مع‬ ‫مرتبة الش� � ��رف‪ .‬تفخر سونيا بن هيديا بما‬ ‫لديها من خبرة يف التدريس يف الجامعات‬ ‫يف ألمانيا والخ� � ��ارج‪ ،‬حيث عملت بصفتها‬ ‫باحثة زائرة‪ .‬وتعم� � ��ل يف وظيفة الكاتب أو‬ ‫كبير المؤلفين لدى العديد من دور النشر‬ ‫العلمي� � ��ة وألقت العديد م� � ��ن المحاضرات‬ ‫على الصعيدين الوطن� � ��ي والدويل‪ .‬تعمل‬ ‫س� � ��ونيا بن هيديا حاليا ً مس� � ��اعد أبحاث يف‬ ‫جامعة هاينريش هاين بدوسلدورف‪.‬‬

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‫أعل� � ��ن برينت ميديا س� � ��نتر الي� � ��وم عن قيام‬ ‫ش� � ��راكة بين� � ��ه وبي� � ��ن دروب� � ��ا‪ ،‬أكب� � ��ر معرض‬ ‫تجاري لبيع مستلزمات الطباعة يف العالم‪،‬‬ ‫لتقدي� � ��م ذا برين� � ��ت ف� � ��رس‪ ،‬وه� � ��ي تجرب� � ��ة‬ ‫حيوية تتيح لجميع الموجودين يف ميس� � ��ي‬ ‫دوس� � ��لدورف يف ألمانيا أحد عشر ييوما ً من‬ ‫التعليم والمران يف مج� � ��ال الطباعة‪ ،‬وذلك‬ ‫خ� �ل��ال الفترة م� � ��ن ‪ 16‬إىل ‪ 26‬يونيو ‪.2020‬‬ ‫س� � ��تتزامن برينت فرس مع مب� � ��ادرة دروبا‬ ‫دي إن إي� � ��ه (دروب� � ��ا الجي� � ��ل الق� � ��ادم) التي‬ ‫ستش� � ��غل القاعة ‪ 7.0‬من أرض المعارض‪.‬‬ ‫دروب� � ��ا الجيل الق� � ��ادم هي مبادرة رئيس� � ��ية‬ ‫لع� � ��ام ‪ُ 2020‬ط� � ��ورت باعتباره� � ��ا ج� � ��ز ًءا من‬ ‫الرؤي� � ��ة التي تتبناها دروبا إللهام مس� � ��تقبل‬ ‫الطباعة وتوحيد الشركات العالمية القائمة‬ ‫والش� � ��ركات اإلبداعية الناش� � ��ئة باس� � ��تخدام‬

‫تقنيات مبتك� � ��رة لدفع عجلة تطور الصناعة‬ ‫وتسريع نمو األعمال‪.‬‬ ‫تدع� � ��و مب� � ��ادرة برينت ف� � ��رس زوار دروبا إىل‬ ‫الدخول يف أجواءها لالس� � ��تمتاع بالجلسات‬ ‫التعليمي� � ��ة المجانية والمؤتمرات الصحفية‬ ‫وباك� � ��ورة المنتجات التي تب� � ��اع يف مختلف‬ ‫دول العال� � ��م وال� � ��رؤى الحصري� � ��ة التي تأيت‬ ‫م� � ��ن رواد المجال وأعضاء تحالف المجرات‬ ‫الذي عقدته برينت فرس والمش� � ��اركين يف‬ ‫مبادرة دروبا الجيل الق� � ��ادم التي اختارتهم‬ ‫دروبا بعناية‪.‬‬ ‫تعلق س� � ��ابين جلدرمان‪ ،‬مديرة دروبا‪ ،‬على‬ ‫الشراكة قائلة‪" :‬تتيح شراكتنا اإلعالمية مع‬ ‫برينت ميديا​​س� � ��نتر‪ ،‬الت� � ��ي تقدَم من خاللها‬ ‫برين� � ��ت ف� � ��رس‪ ،‬أفض� � ��ل الظ� � ��روف للترويج‬ ‫لدروبا ‪ 2020‬والستكش� � ��اف واغتنام فرص‬

‫جدي� � ��دة للتع� � ��رف عل� � ��ى عارضي� � ��ن وزوار‬ ‫م� � ��ن أمري� � ��كا الش� � ��مالية‪ ،‬الت� � ��ي ُتعتب� � ��ر أحد‬ ‫أهم أس� � ��واق ه� � ��ذه الصناعة عل� � ��ى الصعيد‬ ‫العالمي‪" .‬‬ ‫وتضيف جلدرمان قائل� � ��ة‪" :‬تمتلك ديبوراه‬ ‫كورن ش� � ��بكة ممتازة باإلضاف� � ��ة إىل كفاءتها‬ ‫الهائل� � ��ة يف الطباع� � ��ة‪ ،‬وهدفنا الرئيس� � ��ي هو‬ ‫بالتأكي� � ��د إيجاد فرص عمل جديدة لعمالئنا‬ ‫الدوليين‪ .‬ولكن قبل كل ش� � ��يء‪ ،‬فهي بحق‬ ‫خير س� � ��فير لدروبا كما أنها خبيرة ال يش� � ��ق‬ ‫له� � ��ا غبار يف المجال يمك� � ��ن أن نعمل معها‬ ‫يف رحلتن� � ��ا إىل دروبا ‪ .2020‬وتضيف ديبورا‬ ‫ك� � ��ورن‪ ،‬مدي� � ��رة مرك� � ��ز برينت ميديا​​س� � ��نتر‬ ‫وس� � ��فيرة إنترجاالكتي� � ��ك إىل برين� � ��ت فرس‪،‬‬ ‫قائل� � ��ة‪" :‬يخلق إنتاج برين� � ��ت فرس يف دروبا‬ ‫فرص� � ��ة رائع� � ��ة لفريقن� � ��ا وش� � ��ركاء التحالف‬ ‫معا وتب� � ��ادل األفكار ومس� � ��اعدة‬ ‫للتع� � ��اون ً‬ ‫الحضور والجمهور يف المنازل على التعرف‬ ‫عل� � ��ى المنتج� � ��ات والخدم� � ��ات العالمي� � ��ة‬ ‫قدما‬ ‫واألش� � ��خاص الذين يرتقون بصناعتنا‬ ‫ً‬ ‫إىل األمام‪" .‬‬ ‫وتابع� � ��ت قائل� � ��ة‪" :‬ثمة م� � ��كان واح� � ��د فقط‬ ‫على ظه� � ��ر األرض يمكن أن يحدث فيه هذا‬ ‫على نطاق واس� � ��ع‪ ،‬وأش� � ��رف أن أنا سابين‬ ‫جيلديرم� � ��ان قد ناصرت ش� � ��راكتنا وبرامجنا‬ ‫ورحبت بنا يف فريق دروبا"‪.‬‬ ‫س � � �تُبث برامج برين� � ��ت فرس عل� � ��ى الهواء‬ ‫يوم� � ��ا التي‬ ‫مباش� � ��رة ط� � ��وال األح� � ��د عش� � ��ر ً‬ ‫س� � ��تؤدي خالله� � ��ا دروب� � ��ا عل� � ��ى موق� � ��ع ي� � ��و‬ ‫تي� � ��وب‪ .‬وس� � ��نوافيكم بمزيد م� � ��ن اإلعالنات‬ ‫تباعا‪.‬‬ ‫والتفاصيل عن شريك التحالف‬ ‫ً‬

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‫س� � ��يفوز أحد زوار برينتكس س� � ��عداء الحظ‬ ‫برحلة مجانية لشخصين إىل المعرض األم‬ ‫جميع المع� � ��ارض التجارية الت� � ��ي تقفيمها‬ ‫دروبا العام المقب� � ��ل‪ ،‬وذلك ليس بأكثر من‬ ‫مجرد التسجيل المسبق وحضور المعرض‬ ‫المحلي‪ُ .‬يعتبر برينتكس‪ ،‬المزمع أن يفتح‬ ‫أبوابه خالل الفترة من ‪ 13‬إىل ‪ 16‬أغسطس‪،‬‬ ‫أكبر حدث تجاري خالل العام يف أس� � ��تراليا‪،‬‬ ‫ويقام هذه المرة يف نفس المكان الذي يقام‬ ‫فيه معرض فيجوال إيمباكت الواس� � ��ع ذو‬ ‫القطاع الجماهيري العريض‪.‬‬ ‫لكي يكون أمام جميع زوار برينتكس فرصة‬ ‫للقي� � ��ام برحالت مجانية إىل دروبا‪ ،‬عليهم أن‬ ‫يقوموا بالتسجيل قبل إقامة المعرض‪ ،‬ثم‬ ‫أن يحضروا يوما ً من أي� � ��ام الحدث‪ .‬يف حالة‬ ‫قيامك بذل� � ��ك س� � ��تدخل تلقائيا ً الس� � ��حب‬ ‫على هذه الرحلة‪ .‬يقول بيت� � ��ر هاربر‪ ،‬المدير‬ ‫الع� � ��ام لالتصاالت يف مع� � ��رض فيجوال ‪ ،‬إن‬

‫التس� � ��جيل المس� � ��بق ليس فقط سيساعد‬ ‫عل� � ��ى تس� � ��هيل عملي� � ��ة الدخول عن� � ��د فتح‬ ‫األبواب‪ ،‬بل إن� � ��ه يضمن للزوار أيضا ً تحقيق‬ ‫أقصى قدر من االستفادة من زيارتهم لذلك‬ ‫الحدث الصناعي الريادي يف أستراليا‪.‬‬ ‫ويوضح قائال ً‪" :‬يس� � ��مح التسجيل المسبق‬ ‫للزائرين بالتوجه مباشرة إىل العرض‪ ،‬دون‬ ‫االضط� � ��رار إىل القيام بعملية تس� � ��جيل عند‬ ‫وصولهم"‪" .،‬ال يس� � ��تغرق هذا األمر س� � ��وى‬ ‫بضع دقائق على اإلنترنت‪ ،‬ويكون له فوائد‬ ‫حقيقية عندما تصل إىل المعرض‪".‬‬ ‫م� � ��ن المحتم� � ��ل أن ي� � ��ؤدي الحاف� � ��ز إىل أن‬ ‫يكون هناك قدر وافر من النش� � ��اط‪ ،‬ال سيما‬ ‫وهن� � ��اك بالفعل زيارة مق� � ��ررة إىل برينتكس‬ ‫لتحقيق قدر كبير من القيمة‪ ،‬وفرصة لزيارة‬ ‫المع� � ��رض الدويل األس� � ��طوري ال� � ��ذي يقام‬ ‫خ� �ل��ال الصي� � ��ف يف أوروبا "تغطي� � ��ة الكعكة‬ ‫بالسكر "‪.‬‬

‫يق� � ��ول هاربر‪" :‬نظ � � � ًرا لوجود ه� � ��ذا الكم من‬ ‫األش� � ��ياء التي يمكن رؤيته� � ��ا والقيام بها يف‬ ‫برينتك� � ��س وفيج� � ��وال إيمباك� � ��ت ومعرض‬ ‫الملصق� � ��ات واألغلفة‪ ،‬فإننا نحرص على أن‬ ‫يحقق زوارنا أكبر قيمة ممكنة من العرض"‪.‬‬ ‫"سيساعد التسجيل المسبق على تحقيق‬ ‫أقصى استفادة من كل لحظة‪".‬‬ ‫يحت� � ��ل برينتك� � ��س ح� � ��وايل ‪ 6000‬متر مربع‬ ‫يف معرض س� � ��يدين األولمبي‪ ،‬ع� �ل��او ًة على‬ ‫التكنولوجي� � ��ا الت� � ��ي يقدمها كب� � ��ار البائعين‪،‬‬ ‫ويض� � ��م مجموع� � ��ة م� � ��ن المنتدي� � ��ات ح� � ��ول‬ ‫مواضي� � ��ع متخصصة تق� � ��ام يف مواعيد تبدأ‬ ‫من وقت اإلفطار فصاع � � �دًا‪ .‬تقام دروبا مرة‬ ‫كل أرب� � ��ع س� � ��نوات يف مدينة دوس� � ��لدورف‬ ‫خالل الفترة م� � ��ن ‪ 16‬إىل ‪ 26‬يونيو المقبل‪،‬‬ ‫حيث ُيتوقع عرض ‪ 300,000‬طابعة خالل‬ ‫أيام الحدث األحد عش� � ��ر‪ ،‬وستغطي جميع‬ ‫قاعات مركز ميسي الـ ‪.18‬‬


‫اعلنت شركتي دي إس إم و بريجس اوتوموتيف تعاونهما‬ ‫أعلن� � ��ت دي إس إم روي� � ��ال‪ ،‬وه� � ��ي ش� � ��ركة‬ ‫عالمي� � ��ة تس� � ��تند اىل العل� � ��وم يف التغذي� � ��ة‬ ‫والصحة والمعيشة المستدامة عن تعاونها‬ ‫مع ش� � ��ركة بريجس اوتوموتيف ‪ ،‬الش� � ��ركة‬ ‫البريطاني� � ��ة لصناع� � ��ة الس� � ��يارات الفائق� � ��ة‬ ‫ومقرها يف ليفربول‪ .‬ستقوم الشركتان معا ً‬ ‫بتطوي� � ��ر تطبيق� � ��ات الطباعة ثالثي� � ��ة األبعاد‬ ‫المبتك� � ��رة م� � ��ن أجل يب اي� � ��ه س� � ��ي مونو ار‬ ‫الجدي� � ��دة وس� � ��تعرض إمكان� � ��ات التصني� � ��ع‬ ‫اإلضايف يف صناعة الس� � ��يارات بفضل تقليل‬ ‫الوزن وزيادة التخصيص‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��وف تعمل كل م� � ��ن دي إس إم و يب ايه‬ ‫س� � ��ي إلطالق اإلمكان� � ��ات الكامل� � ��ة لتصنيع‬ ‫المواد المضافة يف صناعة الس� � ��يارات‪ .‬كلتا‬ ‫الش� � ��ركتين مقتنعت� � ��ان بأن دم� � ��ج الطباعة‬ ‫ثالثية األبعاد يف صناعة الس� � ��يارات يسمح‬ ‫بإنش� � ��اء أج� � ��زاء ليس� � ��ت فق� � ��ط أخ� � ��ف وزنا ‪،‬‬ ‫ولكن أيضا ً أقوى وقابلة للتخصيص لتلبية‬ ‫احتياج� � ��ات العم� �ل��اء المح� � ��ددة‪ .‬باإلضاف� � ��ة‬ ‫إىل ذل� � ��ك ‪ ،‬تمكّ� � ��ن الطباع� � ��ة ثالثي� � ��ة األبعاد‬ ‫الش� � ��ركات المصنع� � ��ة للمع� � ��دات األصلي� � ��ة‬ ‫من اكش� � ��اف تصميمات جديدة يس� � ��تحيل‬ ‫إنتاجها باستخدام طرق التصنيع التقليدية‪.‬‬ ‫يتميز مونو ار الجديد بسلس� � ��لة من األجزاء‬ ‫الجدي� � ��دة ثالثي� � ��ة األبع� � ��اد المطبوع� � ��ة‪ .‬على‬ ‫سبيل المثال ‪ ،‬طورت يب إيه سي و دي إس‬ ‫إم قبضة ثالثية األبعاد لعجلة القيادة مونو‬ ‫أر القابل� � ��ة للتخصي� � ��ص بالكامل لس� � ��ائقها‪.‬‬ ‫كما تحت� � ��وي الس� � ��يارة على مداخ� � ��ل هواء‬ ‫ثالثي� � ��ة األبعاد جديدة أخف وزنًا وأكثر متانة‬ ‫وأكث� � ��ر فعالية م� � ��ن حيث التكلف� � ��ة إلنتاجها‬ ‫م� � ��ن المداخل التقليدي� � ��ة‪ .‬بفضل التصميم‬ ‫‪ ،‬تمكنت الهندس� � ��ة بمس� � ��اعدة الحاسب ‪،‬‬ ‫والتغيي� � ��رات يف التصني� � ��ع عل� � ��ى األج� � ��زاء‬ ‫الرئيسية من مونو من خالل الطباعة ثالثية‬ ‫األبع� � ��اد ‪ ،‬من الوص� � ��ول إىل كل م� � ��ن يب إيه‬ ‫س� � ��ي و دي إس إم للحد من وزن الس� � ��يارة‬ ‫الخارقة الجدي� � ��دة إىل ‪ 560‬كيلوغرام ‪ -‬وهو‬ ‫رقم قياسي منخفض‪ .‬االبتكارات األخرى ال‬ ‫تزال تحت المتابعة‪.‬‬ ‫على سبيل المثال ‪ ،‬تستكشف يب إيه سي‬ ‫و دي إس إم حال ًي� � ��ا تصمي� � ��م وإنتاج األجزاء‬

‫المطبوع� � ��ة ثالثي� � ��ة األبع� � ��اد الت� � ��ي تتضمن‬ ‫أش� � ��كالاً عضوي� � ��ة جدي� � ��دة وهي� � ��اكل داخلية‬ ‫مجوف� � ��ة ‪ -‬مم� � ��ا يقلل الوزن بش� � ��كل جذري‬ ‫مع الحفاظ عل� � ��ى القوة‪ .‬كما يتيح التصنيع‬ ‫اإلض� � ��ايف لمصنع� � ��ي المع� � ��دات األصلي� � ��ة‬ ‫اس� � ��تبدال المواد الش� � ��ائعة اآلن يف صناعة‬ ‫السيارات بمواد أحدث وعالية األداء وقابلة‬ ‫إلعادة التدوير‪ . .‬باس� � ��تخدام أحدث األدوات‬ ‫الهندس� � ��ية المدعوم� � ��ة بالحاس� � ��وب ‪ ،‬تدعم‬ ‫يب إي� � ��ه س� � ��ي و دي إس إم يف تصميم أجزاء‬ ‫خفيفة الوزن باس� � ��تخدام اإلمكانات الكاملة‬ ‫للتصميم للتصنيع المضاف (على س� � ��بيل‬ ‫المثال الس� � ��ماح بالتصمي� � ��م لوظيفة ‪ ،‬مما‬ ‫يحد الم� � ��واد إىل األماكن الت� � ��ي تكون هناك‬ ‫حاج� � ��ة إليها لدع� � ��م األحم� � ��ال الميكانيكية)‪.‬‬ ‫يش� � ��يع اس� � ��تخدام الكثي� � ��ر م� � ��ن ادوات دي‬ ‫إس إم والبوليمرات عالية األداء بالفعل يف‬ ‫قطاع السيارات‪.‬‬ ‫من خالل إعادة هندس� � ��ة ه� � ��ذه المواد التي‬ ‫تم تجربتها واختبارها وتحس� � ��ينها ألغراض‬ ‫الطباعة ثالثية األبعاد ‪ ،‬والتصنيع الجمعي‬ ‫من دي إس إم من ظهور تصميمات جديدة‬ ‫ومبتكرة ‪ ،‬كما تم عرضه بواس� � ��طة مونو ار‪.‬‬ ‫يف الوقت المناس� � ��ب ‪ ،‬س� � ��تندمج خصائص‬ ‫ودائم� � ��ا يف صناع� � ��ة المواد‬ ‫خف� � ��ض ال� � ��وزن‬ ‫ً‬ ‫المضافة بال ش� � ��ك يف تصميمات السيارات‬ ‫العادي� � ��ة‪ .‬وقال باتريك دوي� � ��س ‪ ،‬رائد قطاع‬ ‫الس� � ��يارات يف دي إس إم ‪" ،‬إن يب إيه س� � ��ي‬ ‫مون� � ��و ه� � ��ي الواجه� � ��ة المثالي� � ��ة إلمكانيات‬ ‫الطباع� � ��ة ثالثي� � ��ة األبع� � ��اد إلع� � ��ادة تش� � ��كيل‬ ‫صناعة الس� � ��يارات‪ .‬يوف� � ��ر التصنيع اإلضايف‬ ‫خيارات ال مثيل لها إلنتاج سلس� � ��لة صغيرة‬ ‫وتخصيص الس� � ��يارات ‪ ،‬ونحن متحمسون‬ ‫للعم� � ��ل مع يب إيه س� � ��ي لتحس� � ��ين موادنا‬ ‫لمصنع� � ��ي الس� � ��يارات‪ .‬ه� � ��ذا يجعلنا خطوة‬ ‫أخرى أقرب إىل التصنيع غداً‪" .‬‬ ‫ويقول إي� � ��ان بريجز ‪ ،‬مدي� � ��ر التصميم يف يب‬ ‫إيه س� � ��ي ‪" ،‬نحن نفخر بكوننا رواد يف يب إيه‬ ‫سي ‪ ،‬وتوحيد الجهود مع دي إس إم يعني‬ ‫أنه يمكننا مرة أخ� � ��رى قيادة الطريق ‪ -‬هذه‬ ‫الم� � ��رة فيم� � ��ا يتعل� � ��ق بالتصني� � ��ع المضاف‪.‬‬ ‫يع� � ��د الحف� � ��اظ عل� � ��ى الس� � ��يارة بأقصى قدر‬

‫ممك� � ��ن من الضوء أم� � ��را ً ذا أهمية قصوى ‪،‬‬ ‫وباس� � ��تخدام الطباعة ثالثية األبع� � ��اد ‪ ،‬فإننا‬ ‫ال نبقي الكيلوغ� � ��رام فقط يف حالة انخفاض‬ ‫‪ ،‬ولك� � ��ن ً‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا الحف� � ��اظ عل� � ��ى االس� � ��تدامة‬ ‫والسالمة‪ .‬نحن متحمس� � ��ون لمعرفة كيف‬ ‫يمكن ترجمة عملنا على مونو أر إىل صناعة‬ ‫الس� � ��يارات ككل‪" .‬تحس� � ��ين االس� � ��تدامة يف‬ ‫تصنيع الس� � ��يارات‪ .‬س� � ��تواصل دي إس إم‬ ‫و يب إيه س� � ��ي التع� � ��اون الوثيق الكتش� � ��اف‬ ‫التقني� � ��ات والم� � ��واد والتطبيق� � ��ات الجديدة‬ ‫للطباعة ثالثية األبعاد يف صناعة السيارات‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��وف تبحث الش� � ��ركتان ً‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا عن فرص‬ ‫لتحس� � ��ين االس� � ��تدامة يف عمليات التصنيع‬ ‫وغيره� � ��ا م� � ��ن العملي� � ��ات‪ .‬يف ع� � ��ام ‪، 2018‬‬ ‫أصبح� � ��ت يب إيه س� � ��ي أول ش� � ��ركة لصناعة‬ ‫الس� � ��يارات تتج� � ��ه نحو المن� � ��اخ ‪ ،‬مما يعني‬ ‫أنها تزيل ثاين أكس� � ��يد الكربون من الغالف‬ ‫الج� � ��وي ل� �ل��أرض أكث� � ��ر مم� � ��ا تنبع� � ��ث منه‪.‬‬ ‫س� � ��تؤدي إضاف� � ��ة التصني� � ��ع اإلض� � ��ايف إىل‬ ‫الخليط إىل تمكين يب إيه س� � ��ي من خفض‬ ‫انبعاثاته� � ��ا إىل أبعد من ذلك ‪ ،‬على س� � ��بيل‬ ‫المث� � ��ال ألن� � ��ه يمك� � ��ن طباعة األج� � ��زاء ثالثية‬ ‫األبع� � ��اد يف الموق� � ��ع بدال ً م� � ��ن االضطرار إىل‬ ‫ش� � ��حنها يف جميع أنحاء العالم‪ .‬س� � ��تحصل‬ ‫الش� � ��ركة ً‬ ‫أيضا عل� � ��ى إمكاني� � ��ة الوصول إىل‬ ‫مجموعة دي إس إم للم� � ��واد القابلة إلعادة‬ ‫التدوي� � ��ر ‪ ،‬مما يس� � ��اعد بش� � ��كل أكب� � ��ر على‬ ‫تحقيق طموحات االستدامة‪.‬‬

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‫يواصل برنامج ترخيص لداونتون آيب إضافة‬ ‫تراخي� � ��ص جدي� � ��دة مرموقة ‪ ،‬حي� � ��ث أكدت‬ ‫س� � ��بوت اليت اليس� � ��ننج اليوم أن هاس� � ��برو‬ ‫انك و ريبت و كرين ستيشنري هي أحدث‬ ‫اإلضاف� � ��ات الثالث� � ��ة إىل قائم� � ��ة التراخي� � ��ص‬ ‫المتنامية للعالمة التجارية الترفيهية‪ .‬تنتج‬ ‫كري� � ��ن ستيش� � ��نري مجموع� � ��ة متنوعة من‬ ‫منتجات داونتون آيب ‪ .‬تشتمل الخطط على‬ ‫الدع� � ��وات وبطاقات المالحظ� � ��ات ولوحات‬

‫المالحظ� � ��ات وتقويم� � ��ات س� � ��طح المكت� � ��ب‬ ‫والمجالت من بين عناصر أخرى‪.‬‬ ‫تطلق هاس� � ��برو إصدارا ً خاصا ً من لعبة كلو‬ ‫داونتون آيب‪.‬‬ ‫تق� � ��وم ريبيت بازلز بتصمي� � ��م وإنتاج لغز‬ ‫ريبيت ث� �ل��ايث االبعاد و داونتون آيب ثاليث‬ ‫المفصل بش� � ��كل جميل ‪ ،‬والذي‬ ‫االبعاد‬ ‫ّ‬ ‫يس� � ��مح لأللغ� � ��از ومحب� � ��ي الدرام� � ��ا التي‬ ‫تعود إىل فترة ش� � ��عبية باستعادة تجربة‬

‫داونتون آيب يف وقت واحد‪.‬تعمل ريبيت‬ ‫اآلن يف اإلنت� � ��اج الكامل لتلبية احتياجات‬ ‫الس� � ��وق الدولية ‪ ،‬يف الوقت المناس� � ��ب‬ ‫تمام� � ��ا إلص� � ��دار مس� � ��رحي م� � ��ن فيل� � ��م‬ ‫داونتون آيب القادم‪ .‬نظ ًرا لدخول السينما‬ ‫يف س� � ��بتمبر ‪ ، 2019‬يع� � ��د فيلم داونتون‬ ‫آيب م� � ��ن إنتاج كرنف� � ��ال فيلم� � ��ز‪ ،‬و توزيع‬ ‫فوكس فيتش� � ��رز و يونيفرسال بيكتشرز‬ ‫انترناشونال‪.‬‬

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‫يف عام ‪ ، 2015‬عندما بلغت أزمة الالجئين‬ ‫ذروتها ‪ ،‬بدأ باكس� � ��تانيان تدريبهم المهني‬ ‫يف كوين� � ��ج وب� � ��اور يف رادب� � ��ول بالقرب من‬ ‫درس� � ��دن‪ .‬بع� � ��د ما يق� � ��رب من ‪ 4‬س� � ��نوات‬ ‫م� � ��ن التدريب ‪ ،‬تلقى االثن� � ��ان ‪ ،‬الذين فروا‬ ‫ألسباب سياسية ودينية ‪ ،‬شهادة مستشار‬ ‫اس� � ��تثمار معتمد لديهم كعمال مهرة‪ .‬لقد‬ ‫تعلم� � ��وا تجارة فني الميكاترونيك ‪ ،‬والذي‬ ‫يعتب� � ��ر واحدًا م� � ��ن أكثر المه� � ��ن الصناعية‬

‫طلب � � �ا ً يف ألمانيا‪ .‬بفضل مؤهالتهم المهنية‬ ‫‪ ،‬أخذ كوينيج اند باور ش� � ��يتفيد كالهما يف‬ ‫وظيفة دائمة‪.‬‬ ‫يعم� � ��ل ب� �ل��ال أحم� � ��د اآلن يف مجموعة برج‬ ‫الطباعة ‪ ،‬يف حين يقوم سعد مالك بتجميع‬ ‫المكون� � ��ات الكهربائية على مغذيات مطابع‬ ‫األوفس� � ��ت‪ .‬مع هذين الباكستانيين ‪ ،‬اجتاز‬ ‫الالجئ� � ��ون ألول مرة اختبارات قياس� � ��ية يف‬ ‫مقاطعة تش� � ��امبر يف درس� � ��دن يف مستشار‬ ‫اس� � ��تثمار معتم� � ��د يف ه� � ��ذه التج� � ��ارة‪ .‬يرجع‬ ‫الس� � ��بب يف إمكاني� � ��ة تحقيق قص� � ��ة النجاح‬ ‫ه� � ��ذه إىل مجموع� � ��ة التدري� � ��س المكونة من‬ ‫عش� � ��رة أفراد يف هذا الفصل‪ .‬يس� � ��ر يوتشن‬ ‫م� � ��ان ‪ ،‬رئي� � ��س التدري� � ��ب المهن� � ��ي‪" :‬لق� � ��د‬ ‫جميعا وتقدي� � ��م الدعم لهم بكل‬ ‫س� � ��اعدهم‬ ‫ً‬ ‫حيلة يف الكتاب"‪.‬‬ ‫معا وكرروا الموضوع مع اثنين‬ ‫لقد درس� � ��وا ً‬ ‫من الباكس� � ��تانيين وشرحوا لهم العمليات‪.‬‬ ‫من خالل خدمة كب� � ��ار الخبراء ‪ ،‬دعم مدرب‬ ‫رئيس� � ��ي س� � ��ابق بالل أحمد وس� � ��عد مالك‬ ‫يف األش� � ��هر الثالثة األخي� � ��رة قبل االمتحانات‬ ‫المهمة ‪ ،‬حيث كان م� � ��ن الضروري لهما أن‬ ‫يكون� � ��ا قادرين على فهم األس� � ��ئلة المعقدة‬ ‫الت� � ��ي طرحه� � ��ا يف الماني� � ��ا واإلجاب� � ��ة عليه� � ��ا‬

‫مستش� � ��ار االس� � ��تثمار‪ .‬ويف النهاي� � ��ة انته� � ��وا‬ ‫بنتائج أفضل من بعض المتدربين األلمان‪.‬‬ ‫تع� � ��د المؤه� �ل��ات المهني� � ��ة لالجئي� � ��ن مجرد‬ ‫واحدة م� � ��ن أبرز برام� � ��ج التدري� � ��ب المهني‬ ‫يف كويني� � ��ج ان� � ��د باور‪ .‬م� � ��را ًرا وتك� � ��را ًرا ‪ ،‬يفوز‬ ‫متدرب� � ��و ش� � ��ركة تصني� � ��ع المطاب� � ��ع بجوائز‬ ‫كأفض� � ��ل عام‪ .‬ه� � ��ذا العام ‪ ،‬منح� � ��ت جمعية‬ ‫أصح� � ��اب العمل ساكس� � ��ن ميتال توم نوك‬ ‫لقب "أفضل عامل ش� � ��اب ماهر يف التجارة‬ ‫الكهربائي� � ��ة"‪ .‬كان ل� � ��ه دور فع� � ��ال يف دع� � ��م‬ ‫األثن� � ��ان الباكس� � ��تانيين يف تدريبه� � ��م‪ .‬حصل‬ ‫الميكانيك� � ��ي الصناع� � ��ي ثي� � ��ودور هان على‬ ‫جائزة "أفضل عامل ش� � ��اب ماهر يف تجارة‬ ‫المعادن الصناعية"‪.‬‬ ‫تعد الجوائ� � ��ز التي حصلوا عليه� � ��ا جز ًءا من‬ ‫سلس� � ��لة طويل� � ��ة م� � ��ن النج� � ��اح يف برنام� � ��ج‬ ‫التدريب المهني كوينيج ان� � ��د باور‪ .‬كوينيج‬ ‫ان� � ��د ب� � ��اور ه� � ��ي ش� � ��ركة متع� � ��ددة الثقافات‬ ‫ونش� � ��طة على المستوى الدويل وتريد إلهام‬ ‫الشباب المتحمسين للشروع يف مستقبل‬ ‫مهني‪ .‬يف اآلونة األخيرة ‪ ،‬أكمل الشباب من‬ ‫سوريا وإريتريا وكولومبيا والبرازيل وتايالند‬ ‫التدريب الداخلي للطالب يف كوينج اند باور‬ ‫يف رادبول‪.‬‬

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‫تش� � ��هد أول متاج� � ��ر الطباع� � ��ة الت� � ��ي تج ِّرب‬ ‫نم� � ��وذج عق� � ��د الدف� � ��ع ل� � ��كل اش� � ��تراك يف‬ ‫هايدلب� � ��رغ نتائج إيجابية‪ .‬أدى تحس� � ��ن كبير‬ ‫يف إنتاجي� � ��ة ‪ /‬أداء جمي� � ��ع العم� �ل��اء الذي� � ��ن‬ ‫يس� � ��تفيدون بالفعل من اإلنتاج المس� � ��تند‬ ‫إىل االش� � ��تراك إىل دف� � ��ع ش� � ��ركة هايدلبرغر‬ ‫دركماش� � ��ين (هايدلبرغ) إىل توس� � ��يع نطاق‬ ‫خدمة االش� � ��تراك‪ .‬تقدم الش� � ��ركة اآلن إدارة‬ ‫سلسلة الخدمات اللوجستية للمستهلكين‬ ‫بالكامل لعمالئها المشتركين‪.‬‬ ‫ينق� � ��ل ح� � ��ل المخ� � ��زون ال� � ��ذي يدي� � ��ره البائع‬ ‫القائم على التطبيق فوائد العميل الخاصة‬ ‫بنموذج العقد إىل المستوى التايل‪ .‬العمالء‬ ‫لديه� � ��م رأس م� � ��ال أق� � ��ل مرتب� � ��ط بالم� � ��واد‬ ‫االس� � ��تهالكية ‪ ،‬ويتمتعون بمزيد من المرونة‬ ‫‪ ،‬ويمكنه� � ��م التركي� � ��ز أكث� � ��ر عل� � ��ى عمالئه� � ��م‬ ‫بينما تهتم هايدلبرغ بإدارة المس� � ��تودعات‪.‬‬ ‫يس� � ��تخدم نهج المخزون الذي يديره البائع‬ ‫ً‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا التفاع� � ��ل القائ� � ��م على الس� � ��حابة مع‬

‫هايدلبرغ لمنح عمالء االش� � ��تراك ش� � ��فافية‬ ‫كاملة فيما يتعلق بتدفقات البضائع‪ .‬تعمل‬ ‫هايدلبرغ مع العمالء بشكل مستمر لتطوير‬ ‫هذه الوظيفة باس� � ��تخدام عملية التفكير يف‬ ‫التصمي� � ��م‪ .‬يعتبر التحس� � ��ين األمث� � ��ل إلدارة‬ ‫المخ� � ��زون يف لينس� � ��نج درك يف دورتمون� � ��د‬ ‫�تخدما رائدًا لحل المخزون الذي يديره‬ ‫مس� � �‬ ‫ً‬

‫البائع وكان ً‬ ‫أيضا من أوائل عمالء االشتراك‪.‬‬ ‫يتم إجراء عملية تخزين المواد االستهالكية‬ ‫يف لينس� � ��نج باس� � ��تخدام جه� � ��از محم� � ��ول‬ ‫متوافق مع معايير الصناعة يقوم بتشغيل‬ ‫التطبي� � ��ق ال� � ��ذي طورت� � ��ه ش� � ��ركة هايدلبرغ‪.‬‬ ‫يتم ترحيل مس� � ��تويات المخ� � ��زون المنقحة‬ ‫تلقائ ًيا إىل مساعد هايدلبرغ‪ .‬يضمن برنامج‬ ‫كاف لتغطية‬ ‫متطلبات المواد توافر مخزون ٍ‬ ‫احتياجات العميل‪ .‬منذ إطالقه يف منتصف‬ ‫ش� � ��هر مايو‪ ،‬أصبح� � ��ت إدارة المخ� � ��زون لدينا‬ ‫تتحس� � ��ن وأفضل‪ .‬يقول روبرت ديمبنسكي‬ ‫العضو المنتدب لشركة لينسنج درك‪" :‬إن‬ ‫حسن يعني أن هايدلبرغ‬ ‫تسليم البضائع ُ‬ ‫الم ّ‬ ‫يمكنه� � ��ا تخطيط إمدادات الم� � ��واد المطلوبة‬ ‫تقريب � � �ا ً يف الوقت الفعلي م� � ��ع الحفاظ على‬ ‫الم� � ��وارد أيضاً"‪ .‬يف الوقت نفس� � ��ه‪ ،‬أصبحت‬ ‫عمليات الشراء والخدمات اللوجستية أقل‬ ‫تعقيدا ً بالنسبة للعميل‪.‬‬ ‫يعد التوس� � ��ع اإلضايف يف خدمة االش� � ��تراك‬ ‫عنص� � ��را ً أساس� � ��يا ً يف التح� � ��ول الرقم� � ��ي يف‬ ‫هايدلب� � ��رغ نتيجة لالس� � ��تجابة اإليجابية من‬ ‫العمالء ‪ ،‬وتعمل هايدلبرغ بسرعة وبشكل‬ ‫منهجي على توس� � ��يع محفظة نماذج عقود‬ ‫الدف� � ��ع لكل اس� � ��تخدام‪ .‬باالقت� � ��ران مع حل‬ ‫المخزون الذي يديره البائع ‪ ،‬توفر هايدلبرغ‬ ‫ً‬ ‫أيض� � ��ا لعمالئها خيار الحص� � ��ول على عقود‬

‫اش� � ��تراك للم� � ��واد االس� � ��تهالكية حتى بدون‬ ‫الضغط على الصحافة‪.‬‬ ‫مزيد من التطوي� � ��ر للمحفظة وما يرتبط بها‬ ‫من التقاط وتحليل بيانات االس� � ��تخدام من‬ ‫العديد من المطاب� � ��ع يعني أنه يمكن إجراء‬ ‫تنب� � ��ؤات دقيقة بش� � ��كل متزاي� � ��د لعمليات‬ ‫التس� � ��ليم ‪ ،‬ويف النهاية إنت� � ��اج المواد‪ .‬نتيجة‬ ‫لذل� � ��ك ‪ ،‬ف� � ��إن هايدلبرغ قادرة عل� � ��ى تطوير‬ ‫تخصيصا ذات صل� � ��ة بدورة‬ ‫خدم� � ��ات أكث� � ��ر‬ ‫ً‬ ‫حياة محفظة المعدات الخاصة بها‪ .‬كما هو‬ ‫الحال بالنسبة لس� � ��ير عمل برينكت ‪ ،‬تقوم‬ ‫هايدلبرغ تدريجيا ً بتحويل العملية بالكامل‬ ‫م� � ��ن بيع التراخيص الفردية إىل عقد أعمال‬ ‫بتكلفة شهرية تعتمد على االستخدام‪.‬‬ ‫وأكد البروفيس� � ��ور أولري� � ��ش هيرمان ‪ ،‬عضو‬ ‫مجل� � ��س اإلدارة المس� � ��ؤول ع� � ��ن دورة حياة‬ ‫األعمال التجارية والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة‬ ‫هايدلب� � ��رغ ‪" :‬أصبحت أعم� � ��ال العقود جز ًءا‬ ‫ً‬ ‫وأيضا القوة‬ ‫راس� � ��خا ً من مجموع� � ��ة حلولن� � ��ا‬ ‫الدافع� � ��ة الرئيس� � ��ية وراء تحولن� � ��ا الرقم� � ��ي‪.‬‬ ‫يس� � ��تفيد عمالؤن� � ��ا م� � ��ن تحس� � ��ين اإلنتاجية‬ ‫ويمكنهم التركيز بشكل أكبر على احتياجات‬ ‫عمالئهم‪ .‬يمنح نموذج االش� � ��تراك هايدلبرغ‬ ‫حج� � ��م مبيعات ثابت ويجعله أق� � ��ل اعتمادا ً‬ ‫على ال� � ��دورات االقتصادي� � ��ة‪ .‬يف نهاية اليوم‪،‬‬ ‫وضعا حقيق ًيا يكسب فيه الجميع "‪.‬‬ ‫كان‬ ‫ً‬


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