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A Power House From The Kingdom

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There are companies that sell you things and then there are also that rare breed of companies who offer you quality and peace of mind along with the products. Copatra Graphics belongs to the latter group. The company was established in 1967 in Saudi Arabia and fast became a power house in world of regional graphic arts industry. Soon the strong Copatra Graphics pedigree and reputation encouraged top global brands to join them.

In 1976 Copatra acquired sole agency in Saudi Arabia of AGFA-GEVAERT Group for their graphic arts equipment and consumables. In 1987 the company built an expansive 6500-sqm state-of-the-art facility in Al-Rehab District and since 2003 a dedicated digital graphic systems division has been incorporated in to the company.

Today the company has a network of warehouses and maintenance centers across Saudi Arabia as well as offices and representations throughout the region including Sudan, Yemen and GCC.

With the goal to fill the gap between its customers’ demand for top of the line products and state-of-the art technology available in the market Copatra Graphics is relying on top notch experts, trained engineers and years of valuable experience in offering innovative graphic arts solutions.

Company’s two dozen factory-trained service engineers are working round the clock to ensure customers are not forced to deal with machines downtime and disruption in productivity. 53% of the major newspapers in Saudi Arabia have opted for yearly maintenance contracts with Copatra Graphics.  On the digital front the company is equally strong.

So far Copatra Graphics have delivered and commissioned more than 400 large format printers across Saudi Arabia offering round the clock impeccable service to all its customers. 

A wide range of products

The scope and extend of Copatra Graphics offerings are mind boggling. The company is a major supplier of paper and paper board as well as offset, flexographic, converting and digital printing equipment and consumables in Saudi Arabia and beyond. Top brands such as Agfa, Technova, DGI, Eurotech, Avery Dennison and a host of other major global graphic arts players have put their trust on Copatra Graphics to represent them in KSA and the region.

Signs of the times

Copatra’s  ability to respond to ever- changing customers’ demand and priorities as well as its flexibility to face the uncertainties and fluid market conditions in the Middle East have galvanized its position as a leading graphic arts solution provider to customers across the board.

Eng. Jamil Al Adani Company’s Business Development Manager explains:” With the advent of digital printing and signage industry Copatra is leveraging its expertise to offer right solutions at the competitive price to the market. Copatra Graphics enjoys the strongest wide and large format inkjet printers’ portfolio in Saudi Arabia.

Company’s offering includes 5 Meter Eurotech wide format printers, complete range of DGI true solvent, mild solvent and eco- solvent printers as well as top of the range AGFA UV ANAPURNA and TITAN roll to roll and hybrid inkjet printers.

What makes Copatra different from the pack is its ability to offer the whole range of software and hardware necessary to run a successful signage production operation.  Other than printing equipment Copatra is providing full range of 3D sign making machines, CNC routers & plasma, laser cutting and engraving and last but not least bending 3D channel making equipment.” 

Born in Europe, destined for global markets

During recently held SGI exhibition in Dubai Copatra Graphics turned some heads around over its new Eurotech 5 meter super wide format printer. The machine is offered in two versions; EUROTECH LION 5.0M with 8 Print Heads and EUROTECH TURBO 5.0M with 16 Print Heads. Truly a beast in its own right, the machine is the fastest 5 meter OXY solvent printer in the world.

It is able to churn out high quality 720 DPI images with the speed of 200 square meter per hour. It uses OXY solvent inks and best in class Spectra-Polaris 512 35pl printing heads. The machine prints on a variety of the media including banner flex, coated banner, blueback paper, solvent printable textiles, self-adhesive vinyl, One Way Vision and other media.

The machine is manufactured by Turkish company Eurotech. The Istanbul based company brings together affordable prices, highest quality, and the best service in the industry and today its printers are sold and active in 5 continents and 30 countries.

Copatra Receives Distributor of the Year Award from DGI


The second day of SGI 2014 held recently in Dubai had its highlight when CEO Yasser Zeki Anan from Copatra Graphics received the 2013 Distributor of the Year Award from CEO and Chairman Wan-Soo Choi from DGI. The company pointed out that the award is not only purely based on achieved sales numbers but also takes service and performance into account. Copatra Graphics has been representing DGI since 2003 and became their sole distributor in the region in 2006.

The company had further big news at the show as from this year onwards it is also distributing DGI’s range of dye-sublimation and transfer paper textile printers. The soft signage Fabrijet Grand Series FG-3206 features a maximum speed of up to 120 sqm/h.

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