Leading exhibitors from across the globe will once again head to SGI Dubai to showcase their latest innovations in a live show. Scheduled to take place on the 19th, 20th, and 21st of September at the SGI Dubai aims to redefine the future of the printing and signage sector for the African industry stakeholders by unveiling its 25th edition this year. In addition to the traditional sectors such as large format digital printing, signage, textile printing, screen printing, LED, metal cutting & engraving, spare parts, software, media and consumables, the 2022 edition of the show will have a special focus on emerging technologies such as digital display, labelling, 3D printing and artificial intelligence. As per reports, the African printing industry is expected to cross the value of US$235.3 million by the end of 2031. An estimated 2,000 commercial printing companies are operating in Africa, most of which are small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs). A further 1,000 companies provide pre-press services, such as layout and design, or post-press services, including binding & finishing. All these factors contribute to Africa's high growth of the printing industry. Sharif Rahman, CEO, IEC stated, “African economies are predicted to offer global market players with
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