International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding stated that SGI Dubai 2015 will showcase printers and digital signage panels worth over AED200 million. The show has a successful history of creating a great platform for local and global exhibitors and visitors in the signage, digital signage, retail signage solutions, outdoor media, screen and digital printing industries.
According to Smithers Pira report, printing industry revenues in the MENA region is forecast to grow at 7.2% per annum and this would touch US$26 billion by 2018.
“Governments across the region have entered into a diversification mode, and as a result, the printing and publishing industry in the region has seen an increased investment. Latest machinery is being deployed in place of old ones that had limited capacity. With the advent of new technology, the automation process has also gathered momentum. This exponential growth offers huge opportunities for the stake holders in the industry such as the printers, raw material suppliers and print equipment suppliers,” said Mr. Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman of IEC.
The worldwide digital signage systems market is poised to touch $13.8 Billion by 2017 as per a new report by Global industry Analysts Inc. As per reports, the UAE digital signage market is pegged to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 23% during 2014-2019. This growth is being attributed to the surge in retail, travel and tourism and hospitality industries in addition to the fact that Dubai would be hosting one of the largest World Expos in 2020.
“SGI Dubai has been propelling the print and signage industry for the last 17 years and has created a solid platform for exhibitors and trade visitors within this industry. This region is growing at a rapid pace and we are witnessing a huge demand for printers that can cope up with the growing needs of the industry. Exhibitors at the event will be showcasing some of their best kept printing secrets. Visitors at the show will surely stand to gain from this first mover advantage as we conduct the show during the beginning of each year,” added Mr.Falaknaz.
“We have been overwhelmed with the response that we have received this year from our exhibitors.
We assure the visitors and stakeholders in this industry that they would get to experience the latest state-of-the-art technology and products from across the globe. Some of these products will be launched at the show – ahead of the other world markets,” said Sharif Rahman, CEO, IEC. One of the technologies that will definitely be a crowd puller will robotic engraving machine. DIGIMatrix has supported the show for the 4th consecutive year. SGI Dubai 2015.
“DIGIMatrix will be showcasing the latest robotic and green engraving machines at SGI Dubai 2015 in the operational production mode which will help the SGI visitor gain a first-hand experience of the state-of-the-art robotic machines,” said Bilal Al-Hattab, Managing Director at DIGIMatrix Technologies.
There are a series of DigiRob robotic equipment which are CNC robotic 7-Axis engraving machines with painting head that enables the user to engrave on wood, foam, metal and then the hard coat, fiberglass and normal paint can be applied on the surface.
The robotic machines also include plasma and laser heads which helps in milling and precision engraving of various articles including wood and metal.