Arab Printing Press (APP), one of the biggest commercial printers in Lebanon has selected Mcor IRIS as its colour 3D Printer. In an interview with ME Printer Elie Raphael, Chairman and GM at APP said,” Our strategy is to expand and diversify into other sectors of printing industry and 3D printing has lot of potential. It opens new doors for us and expands our horizon. On the other hand we chose Mcor because their 3D printing equipment works with standard A4 papers.
As one of the leading commercial printers in the Lebanon working with paper is lot easier for us than plastic materials that almost all the existing 3D printers use. The machine is ecofriendly and with a price tag of 45000 Euros is quite affordable. With new machine now we can target different industries and sectors such as engineering, education, graphic designers and more. There’s a huge potential for this machine “. He added,’ “We are very pleased with the colour quality of the IRIS machine, its precision in printing the objects and of course the fact that it is a green technology, it fits perfectly with our ISO 14001 EMS.”
APP has over 45 years of experience in the offset printing industry. It is located in the heart of Beirut’s Industrial City and employs over 100 people in the areas of pre-press, printing, folding and binding. APP produces magazines and text-books for the Arab World, Africa, and European countries. They also produce brochures, labels, corporate shares, stamps and annual reports in high volumes. APP will provide a print bureau service by adding to their current printing offerings full-colour 3D scanning and printing, with the latest technology available on the market.
Mcor Ltd is manufacturer of the affordable, full-colour line of 3D printers. The company’s 3D printers are used by ordinary business A4 and letter paper as the build material. Established in 2004 with a team of specialists in the area of 3D printing the company operates internationally from offices in Ireland, the UK and America.
Mcor also announced that it has added More Than Printing (MTP) as its Authorized Reseller in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Ivory Coast. MTP will sell and support Mcor’s IRIS and Matrix line of 3D printers in the Middle East and Ivory Coast across all vertical market segments.
“We are excited to team-up with a proven industry leader and award-winning brand such as Mcor,” said MTP GM, Caroline Zouein.
“We welcome MTP to our growing family of resellers and APP as a new customer,” said Conor MacCormack, co-founder and CEO of Mcor Technologies. “MTP’s and APP’s respective experience in the distribution and printing industry is a good fit for Mcor and will create new business solutions for professional customers and profitable new business opportunities for our companies.”