Arabia Mold 2014

Multi-industry trade events open in Sharjah

By Jamil Khan @ The Gulf Today-Sharjah, Apr 08, 2014

SHARJAH: The 3D printing and scanning sector represents a growing market in the Middle East as representatives of a number of companies showcasing their latest products during the onlgoing 4-day Arabia Mold 2014 at the Expo Centre Sharjah.
The second of Arabia Mold started on Monday being held alongside second Plastivision Arabia as number of industry related traders flocked to explore the latest range of products.

Keeping the requirements of the industry, Print Pack Arabia is featuring technological innovations, designs and products in the field, and exchange technological know-how and expertise, offering competitive prices and top-quality services from a wide range of regional and international distributors and manufacturers.
The 3D printing and scanning sector represents a growing market in the Middle East as representatives of a number of companies are showcasing their latest products at the event.
The 3D Printing segment in the Middle East is witnessing a huge interest from a number of industries as the innovative printing module is being utilised by many industries like engineering, medical, designing and others where anyone can get a real-life copy of anything through this technology.
Jacky’s Business Solutions, an end-to-end solutions provider for major corporations in the region is showcasing various 3D printing solutions like Stratasys, MakerBot and Artec to showcase latest 3D printing technologies.
P. Viswanathan, Division Manager, digital printing while talking to The Gulf Today pointed that the 3D Printing segment in the Middle East has been seeing a huge interest from a number of industries as the innovative printing module is helpful in many industries like engineering, medical, designing and others where anyone can get a real-life copy of anything through this technology.
The firm has been showcasing various 3D printing solutions like Stratasys, MakerBot and Artec to showcase latest 3D printing technologies.
Alexander Merkviladze, Sales Manager of Artec Group told The Gulf Today that they are showcasing first time their latest product Artec 3D scanner in the Middle East which is not only the latest but also safe and cheaper.
“Our range of 3D scanner could be used to scan any object from a nail to a car without using laser as it also no need of calibration like other scanners available in the market. We sees a huge potential in ME market. During the last 6-months, we have sold over 2500 scanners worldwide,” he said.
However, Spanish firm BQ also displayed it prototype 3D Printer Witbox besides a number of objects printed as people seen showing great admiration.
“This is first time we are participating to showcase our products as the response so far is tremendous,” said Isabel Cabrero, communication manager of BQ.
During the exhibition, the participating exhibitors are going to demonstrate live scanning and printing to aware visitors about the 3D printing.
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~ by jamilkhan on April 8, 2014.

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