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Green Food Packaging Market in East Africa

Today's companies call for creative and superlative strategies to succeed in this rapidly changing marketplace. With Green Food Packaging, businesses can gain unprecedented insights and awareness of the best business prospects in their relevant markets. Due to rising demand at the end user level, the market will witness growth during the forecast period. The green food packaging market will hit an approximate size of USD 311.7 billion by.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th January 2021

Nestlé launches its plastic waste control programme in Ethiopia

Nestlé has collaborated with local sustainability consultant TS Environment to set up a programme for the recycling of plastics waste in Ethiopia. The goal of the programme is to achieve the neutrality of plastics in the next 12 months. This ensures that Nestlé would have extracted and co-processed the equivalent amount of plastic found in the goods sold and avoided the further flow of plastic into the landfills. An expected 40 tonnes of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th December 2020

Petco Kenya's first material collection facility in Kajiado county

Kenya PET recycling company (PETCO) has launched a material collection facility in the named county that will boost the waste collection and segregation in collaboration with the Kajiado County Government and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA). A PETCO-sponsored pelleting facility worth  KES 50 million was designed to help the county handle its rising waste material by processing up to 10 tonnes of PET per day. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th December 2020

Tanzania creating opportunity for paper chemical market

A rise in disposable income coupled with a high standard of living is escalating the use of paper for packaging, which in turn boosts the growth of the market for paper chemicals. The demand has also fuelled a rise in the use of paper for printing and writing applications. The size of the Paper Chemicals market is expected to hit $42 billion by 2025, after a 3% rise in the CAGR during 2020-2025. Paper chemicals are a category of chemicals.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th December 2020

Egyptian Manufacturing Company Yorpak to Spread Their Roots in Africa

YORPAK Egypt had announced their participation at the Africa’s highly rated exhibition 23rd PPPexpo which will be held at Dar es salaam, Tanzania from 07th to 09th April 2021.Yorpak will be showcasing Material made from high impact copolymer Polypropylene. The grade which is been used is selected by its Engineering & Materials department for Excellent impact stacking resistance to shocks and mishandling.This group of companies has tripled.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th December 2020

DOB Equity supporting Mr Green Africa in the recycling of plastic waste

DOB Equity, an impact firm, is investing additional funds into a Kenyan-based plastic waste recycling company, Mr Green Africa. Mr Green Africa will be able to expand its operations in Kenya with this second investment from the family firm. The plastic waste recycling industry is taking shape in Kenya. Mr. Green Africa has just earned funds to grow his work in the region, one of the operators in this field. DOB Equity, an impact investor.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 24th November 2020

3D printing's positive impact on the Kenyan health services

The purring of machines ushers us into a well-designed lab, one of many office spaces inside the sleepy LakeHub tech incubation centre in Kisumu’s leafy suburb of Milimani. Around 18 three-dimensional printers have settled on the shelves buzzing towards additive manufacturing which is all received from a command from a laptop resting on a table. Daisy Achieng informed that "a minimum of 3,000 3D printed medical units were delivered to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th October 2020

Plastics recycling can avert plastic ban in Kenya

Advocacy by manufacturers to support plastic recycling striving in avoiding the ban towards the use of the plastic material for packaging commodity. With Kenya's stringent rules against use of plastics to protect the environment. Following which the ban was carried on with the prohibition of single-use plastics in protected areas including national parks, forests and beaches. Plastics are, however, still allowed in packaging of commodity.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th October 2020

The Advantage Kraft White Print paper enters packaging in Kenya

Dune Packaging is a manufacturer of rigid plastics has collaborated with Mondi to produce quality packaging for food items for the consumers, like grain, maize and flour using Advantage Kraft White Print paper.   Dune packaging along with its partnership wants to infiltrate the market by providing open mouth paper bag packaging with multicolour and complex designs. "We have recognised a probability to change the packaging of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2020

PETCO Ethiopia new solution for plastic bottles

Recycling is a fundamental structure resulting in solving pollution to a great extent in the environment, also meaning supervising waste management. Recycling helps in maintaining cleanliness by recycling by-products with recycle, reuse and reduce. These processes facilitate and create job opportunities through social entrepreneurship activities, entrepreneurs and self-employment. Modern youth, currently are getting more involved in activities.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2020

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



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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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  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • 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
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
  •  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
  • Plastic products
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  • Injection molding machines
  • Machines
  •  Static Control Components is the world
  • 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
  • NMC is an internationally leading company active in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams.
  • IGT Testing Systems specializes on Development, manufacturing and marketing of printability testing equipment and tack testing instruments for the worldwide paper industry, printing industry, graphical arts, plastic-, paint, ink and   coating industr
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  • Nile Trade Fairs focuses in International trade fairs & conferences to be ideal platforms for foreign and local companies doing business in the Middle East
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