Canon expands print solutions

Updated 02 January 2013

Canon expands print solutions

Canon Emirates, a subsidiary of Canon Middle East and leader in imaging solutions, has been appointed to be the exclusive printing solutions provider for Middle East Communication Network (MCN), one of the largest advertising and marketing agency networks that manages companies, including Promoseven, Universal Media, Lowe, Initiative and Magna, in the MENA region.
MCN has signed a five-year Managed Print Services (MPS) contract with Canon Emirates covering hardware and service solutions for over 40 products, including Canon’s management software solution called Uniflow.
“Canon Managed Print Services (MPS) proactively ensures that an organization’s printer fleet is managed the way it is to be — profitably and flexibly. MPS is also instrumental in achieving operational efficiency, meet compliance targets and reduce the organization’s carbon footprint. Thus at the end, they not only help businesses save costs but also can help businesses meet their corporate social responsibility objectives too,” said Naoshi Yamada, DMD, Canon Middle East.
Shadi Bakhour, GM, Canon Emirates, said: “Canon continues to expand its portfolio with a client database in the region from a range of industries looking for efficient managed print services. As a group, including some of biggest media agencies in the MENA, MCN printing is an integral part of their day-to-day workings and business, so the fact that they have signed with Canon to manage their printing needs is a testament to the strength of our offering.”
“Canon has an advantage by offering clients more than just cost effective solutions but also secure printing environment, mobile printing and also implementing a toner recycling campaign, which is
Canon Emirates’ signature environmental approach,” added Bakhour.
“The overall solution has reduced our total cost of ownership, and ensuring MCN’s commitment to eco-friendly standards in the printing eco-system,” said Arun Krishnan, regional IT director, MCN.

Indonesia looks for investment opportunities in Yemen

Updated 20 September 2019

Indonesia looks for investment opportunities in Yemen

  • Indonesia’s ambassador to Yemen expressed Indonesia’s interest in various fields
  • There are currently more than 2,500 students from Indonesia studying in Hadramout

DUBAI: Indonesia’s ambassador to Yemen discussed investment opportunities in the country with Yemeni officials in Hadhramout on Thursday, Saba News reported.

Hadhramout Local Authority and Leaders of Industrial and Commercial Chamber of Hadramout met with Ambassador Mustafa Tawfiq to discuss ways to strengthen trade exchange between the two countries.

The ambassador expressed Indonesia’s interest in various fields including scholarship programs and training for small business.

“In light of the current situation in Hadhramaut and the security and stability achieved, commercial and industrial relations between Hadhramaut and Indonesia are witnessing a remarkable and significant development in this aspect,” Tawfiq said, calling for increased visits between businessmen in Hadramaut with their Indonesian counterparts to expand the economic partnership between the two sides.

Meanwhile, Assistant Deputy Governor of Hadhramout for the Valley and Desert Districts Affairs, Abdulhadi Al-Tamimi welcomed Indonesia’s interest in investment opportunities, praising the historical relations between Yemen and Indonesia.

There are currently more than 2,500 students from Indonesia studying in Hadhramout, Al-Tamimi said.

The Indonesian envoy welcomed local businessmen to visit Indonesia next month where Jakarta will hold the 43rd Trade Expo where more than 1,100 companies will be participating.

However, the Yemeni official raised the issues of obtaining visas to Indonesia after the embassy’s move to Amman, Jordan from Sanaa after the Houthi militia took over the Yemeni capital.