NewspaperDirect Partners with Atlas Media Communications for Newspaper Print-on-Demand in the UAE and GCC

Exciting news!  Yesterday, at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit, a brand new partnership was announced between NewspaperDirect and Atlas Media Communications in Dubai.  With the partnership, Atlas will print and distribute NewspaperDirect’s growing list of 1,400+ same-day, full-content newspapers and magazines throughout the UAE!

To accomplish this unprecedented endeavor, Atlas will be using the latest in high quality printing technology – the Screen TruePress Jet520 digital press from Dainnippon Screen Mfg. Co Ltd. and Hunkeler finishing solutions which was also showcased at the Summit.

“NewspaperDirect is proud to partner with Atlas Media Communications in Dubai,” said Alex Kroogman, CEO of NewspaperDirect. “Atlas not only brings over 16 years’ experience in the commercial printing and distribution business to our digital print network, its reputation for innovative technology, superior quality and impeccable service make it the ideal solution provider to exceed the expectations of our publishing partners today and into the future.”

“Being the first to invest in this technology in the region, and the second worldwide, is a great step toward developing an important niche sector in media distribution in the UAE,” commented Amit Radia, CEO of Atlas Printing Press. “We chose to partner with NewspaperDirect because of its strength in publisher relations, an unmatched selection of titles and 10 years experience in global Print-on-Demand distribution. I am confident that with our new equipment and NewspaperDirect’s operational excellence, we are well poised to completely revolutionize newspaper distribution in this region.”

Definitely fantastic news for avid newspaper readers in this region of the world!  🙂 We can’t wait to get started!