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Carbon footprint to be reduced by Recycled Plastic

Coronavirus pandemic has made cost-cutting a top priority, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Circular Alliance has found a desirable way to ship all kinds of cargo in a sustainable manner. The Alliance created an opportunity to help Kenya go greener. Roos Bakker, director of business development for cargo explained “Plastic is a big problem in Kenya. So the Alliance has established its manufacturing process, which will recycle local plastic.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 16th September 2020

3D printing to pave a new pathway for Kenya

The 3D printing industry continues to move towards industrialisation, and the technology is increasingly becoming part of the wider manufacturing ecosystem. With this rapidly evolving industry, it can be difficult to keep up with the key trends that are propelling the future of 3D printing.  Though the 3D printing industry is still beginning  in Kenya, there has been a noticeble growth in the use of the innovation towards industrial.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 15th September 2020

Tanzanian recycling plant is retooling plastic bottles to face masks

A recycling plant in Tanzania has started making and selling plastic face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plant used to process and export waste paper to customers in China and India. In recent weeks the business has made 6,000 units that sell for around two dollars each. A recycling plant in Tanzania’s port city of Dar es Salaam has traded paper for plastic bottles and started making anti-coronavirus face shields that are.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th August 2020

Fashion industry turning up-cycled plastic into garments

The local fashion industry has turned upcycled waste materials into garments as a way to use plastic for good. Among the items is a trench coat created by VIVIERS Studio, made up of disposable sterilisation medical fabric that was previously used in hospital theatres as sheets or packaging of used apparatus. The fashion industry is a very problematic space, but on a positive note we have been working to raise awareness about plastic and how.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th August 2020

Coffee farmers receive Rwf60 million for packaging in Rwanda

Rwanda Coffee Farmers Federation (RCCF) has secured 60 million Rwf  in fund for internationally accepted coffee packaging bags that will enable them to leverage coffee export on global markets. The move according to the federation among other things ensure the supply of safe products to local, regional and international markets. The fund is part of efforts to sustain the sector by a coffee promotion project spearheaded by the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th August 2020

3D printing helps the fight against COVID

Over recent years we have seen 3D printing becoming more accessible than ever and now this technology which seemed reserved for hi-tech conglomerates and spy movies is proving its worth in the fight against the Coronavirus. With the COVID-19 outbreak snowballing its way across the globe, medical supplies such as face masks, respirators and ventilators have become scarce and this shortage has prompted action by the 3D printing community and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th August 2020

The Folding Plastic Furniture Market Is Projected To Grow In the Coming Years

The Folding Plastic Furniture Market has noticed a continuous growth in the last few years and is estimated to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2026.  Acceptance of folding furniture is on a rise in most populous cities of the world. Plastic folding Furniture is the furniture mostly made by plastic.  Like for example the plastic folding chairsconsist of a tubular metal frame or plastic fram with a molded.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 19th March 2020

Kenya's Plastics Industry On Course For Sustainable Success

Since the beginning of the year, a new INTAREMA 1108 TVEplus RegrindPro with laser filter has been processing industrial and household waste plastic to produce recyclate at the company's plant in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.Mr. Green Africa combines social responsibility with technology and cost effectiveness.   As of February, the young entrepreneurs have expanded their business model and no longer sell only washed flakes, but now.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 13th March 2020

Addis Ababa Glass & Bottle Share Company Aiming To Triple Its Container Glass Manufacturing Capacity

Addis Ababa Glass and Bottle Share Company, an Ethiopian glass container manufacturing company aim to increase capacity from its current 80 tons per day to 240 tons per day by 2022. Addis Glass is a container glass packaging producer which uses electric melting technology. It has gained from Ethiopia’s competitive electricity prices. As part of its attentive process, the private equity player approached the UK based glass.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th February 2020

Unilever EA Launched Its First Fully Recyclable Plastic Packaging For Sunlight Scouring Powder In Kenya

Made using 100 percent recycled malleable materials, Unilever East Africa has launched its first fully recyclable plastic packaging Sunlight Scouring powder. The launch which is symbolic in closing the post-consumer recyclate loop marks a major step and pioneer example in creating a fully circular plastic economy for the Kenyan industry. Developed as part of a partnership with waste management service provider Green Africa Trading.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th February 2020

Ghana, The First African Nation To Turn Plastic Waste Into Liquid Fuel

Ghana formally joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership, an initiative dedicated to eradicating plastic waste and pollution worldwide, thus becoming the first African nation to do so. Ghana produces 1.7 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, with only two per cent being recycled, according to the United Nations Development Programme. Francis Kantavooro has produced a locally gathered reactor that turns plastic waste into fuel.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 9th March 2020

Going Big In Ethiopia A New Video Campaign Is Launched By Coca-Cola

Ethiopia is greatly admired not just for its beauty, diversity or economic progress but also the fervent spirit of its people. It is extremely encouraging to see the improved economic growth projections over the last couple of years which is testament to all of the hard work that has been done,” said Phillipine Mtikitiki General Manager for East & Central Africa. With the aim of showing the immense investment and tourist attractions.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 15th January 2020



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  • Scan Holdings- Easy Open Ends, Penny Lever Lid, Spray dried coffee, Freeze dried coffee powder, Agglomerated Coffee, Beer Cans, Beer Neck Foils
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  • Unipak Nile - Manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes & Displays - Egypt

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Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
  • Used plastic machinery
  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
  • NMC is an internationally leading company active in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams.
  • Directed its efforts towards the needs of developing countries of Central, Middle Asia and East Africa for shipping of Packing Equipment and materials for food, beverages, household chemicals and cooking oil industry
  • LOHIA CORP LIMITED formerly known as Lohia Starlinger Limited started in the year 1981 to address the flexible packaging needs of various sectors of industry in India
  •  Ipex is dedicated to managing the brands of world leading printing & related machinery manufacturers ensuring that we supply machinery from manufacturers of technologically advanced equipment, tailor-made for the Printing, Packaging and   Converting
  • Machines
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  •  Static Control Components is the world
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  • Injection molding machines
  • Proven, high quality, reliable and cost effective solution for a wide variety of coding & marking applications.
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Plastic products
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
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