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Goplasticpallets wins contract from Qatar

Goplasticpallets wins contract from Qatar

April 8, 2014 No Comments »

Goplasticpallets.com has clinched a deal with Qatar-based Rumaillah Warehouse Equipment Read More »

Coveris appoints new chief executive

Coveris appoints new chief executive

March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Coveris, the plastics multinational that includes the former Paragon and Britton businesses, has named a new chief executive Read More »

Mondi raising containerboard prices as record results revealed

February 28, 2014 No Comments »

Packaging and paper multinational Mondi has today said it is raising prices on virgin containerboard grades as it revealed record results Read More »

Health concerns and rising prosperity drive African packaged water market

February 12, 2014 No Comments »

The African packaged water market has seen strong growth in recent years, largely outperforming developed Western nations, according to market research firm Canadean Read More »

Flexibles set to surge in Middle East & Africa

December 16, 2013 Comments Off

Flexible packaging demand in the Middle East and Africa could grow by 5% yearly over the next five years as confidence grows with a greater emphasis on mass food processing,... Read More »

Etiq Color moves into flexo with Edale presses

Etiq Color moves into flexo with Edale presses

December 12, 2013 Comments Off

Algerian label printers Etiq Color has moved into flexo with the help of two high specification presses from Edale - UK based manufacturer of web fed printing presses and converting... Read More »

Etiq Color move into flexo with Edale presses

Etiq Color move into flexo with Edale presses

December 12, 2013 Comments Off

Algeria-based Etiq Color has moved into flexo with the help of two high specification presses from UK based Edale Read More »

Octal to supply poultry packaging trays for dairy foods giant

December 10, 2013 Comments Off

Middle Eastern PET resin and PET sheet manufacturer Octal is to supply Saudi Arabian dairy foods giant Almarai its DPET/PE trays for packaging its poultry product line, Alyoum Read More »

Tetra Pak invests in Egyptian recycling plant

November 26, 2013 Comments Off

Food and beverages packaging firm Tetra Pak is to build a recycling plant in Egypt in conjunction with paper shopping bags manufacturer Akef Pack Tec Read More »

Sirane opens new office in South Africa

August 13, 2013 Comments Off

Food packaging firm Sirane has announced the opening of offices and warehousing in Cape Town, South Africa Read More »

Mondi gets a boost from strong packaging demand

Mondi gets a boost from strong packaging demand

August 8, 2013 Comments Off

Paper and packaging group Mondi has posted a 3% increase in pre-tax profits for the six months ended 30 June, helped by the benefits of its recent acquisitions and strong... Read More »

Mondi unveils industrial bags plant in Iraq

Mondi unveils industrial bags plant in Iraq

May 7, 2013 Comments Off

Paper and packaging multinational Mondi has opened an industrial bags plant in Sulaymaniah, northern Iraq Read More »

Pakistan bans non-degradable plastic bags

Pakistan bans non-degradable plastic bags

February 1, 2013 Comments Off

Pakistan has announced that it has banned the manufacture, import, sale and use of non-degradable plastic bags Read More »

African Packaging Organisation officially launched

August 22, 2012 Comments Off

Institute of Packaging Professionals from countries such as Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa have joined the newly created African Packaging Organisation Read More »

South African seed maker opts for Ishida kit

South African seed maker opts for Ishida kit

July 13, 2012 Comments Off

South African seed company Starke Ayres has installed Ishida weighing equipment to boost capacity and improve control over pack fill accuracy Read More »