Canon Showcases Range of Printing Solutions at Saudi Print and Pack 2018
Visitors to the event witnessed demonstrations of the new 64-inch roll-to-roll Océ Colorado 1640 printer built on Canon’s ground-breaking UVgel technology.
Canon Middle East, the leader in imaging solutions, has showcased its market-leading range of print solutions at Saudi Print and Pack, which took place from the 21st to the 24th of January at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC). Demonstrating a continued commitment to investment and innovation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Canon presented high quality technologies that meet the evolving expectations of commercial printers and corporate print departments of every size and type.
Visitors to the event witnessed demonstrations of the new 64-inch roll-to-roll Océ Colorado 1640 printer built on Canon’s ground-breaking UVgel technology. The company also presented its digital production presses, the imagePRESS C10000VP, the ImagePRESS c850 and the ImageRunner advance 8505, the new Océ VarioPrint 6000 TITAN series of digital monochrome production presses and the recently launched varioPRINT 140 series of production printers. These innovations are designed to enable print service providers (PSPs) and corporate companies produce high quality at increased speeds.
Speaking at the event, Ayman Ali, Senior Marketing Manager – B2B, Canon Middle East said, “As Canon continues to expand in the Kingdom, we are committed to adding value to customer businesses with the provision of integrated end to end solutions built around innovative technologies. The new and established products we are bringing to Saudi Print and Pack 2017 are designed to enable print service providers maximize productivity and inspire them to explore new opportunities.”
With seamless workflow automation becoming increasingly business-critical in today’s fast-turnaround environment, Canon will also bring to life its portfolio of workflow automation solutions and supporting software. “A corporate printroom or a commercial print environment requires business ready printing solutions which are simple to install and integrate into existing workflows. At the show, visitors will see live demonstrations of how Canon technologies integrate into workflows to create highly productive customer environments.” Ayman added.
With a view to strengthen presence and relevance across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Canon recently announced a strategic partnership with Alkhorayef Printing Solutions (APS), a part of the Alkhorayef Group and an eminent brand in the Saudi printing market.
About the partnership, Shadi Bakhour, Business Unit Director, B2B, Canon Middle East, said, “The strategic partnership with Alkhorayef Printing Solutions extends the reach of Canon’s brand, products, solutions, and services in the Kingdom. Accessing the strength of APS’ vast experience in the industry, Canon is able streamline the delivery of our innovative, technology-led solutions for customers in the Kingdom, to meet their printing and imaging requirements now and in the future.”
At Saudi Print & Pack, other Canon technologies on show included the large-format printers imagePROGRAF TX-4000, imagePROGRAF iPF770 and the imagePROGRAF PRO-2000. In addition to these are monochrome large format device Océ PlotWave 365 and the Océ ColorWave 700 which cater to businesses requiring a higher print volume.