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ALLWIN PACKAGING KENYA AND ISHIDA EUROPE WORK HAND IN HAND TO INCREASE MARKET VALUE

In Kenya plastic packaging is almost entirely dependent on imports.  This is due to the post-harvest losses caused by insufficient packaging and processing technology in East African countries are as high as 30%, and up to 70% of fruits and vegetables have to besold with out packing and thus might get wasted. The increase in per capita income in Kenya has led to an increase in packaged foods and fast-moving consumer goods, especially the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th April 2019

Kenya endeavors to enhance plastic industry

Manufacturers in Kenya have been working strategies towards the reuse and recycling of plastic waste. By establishing the Kenya Plastics Action Plan, manufacturers under the Kenya Association of Manufacturers will align with the Ocean Plastics Charter, which is a long term private sector initiative on the sustainable manufacture, use and recycling of plastics   Speaking at the event, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th April 2019

NEW POWERHOUSES OF TANZANIA IN THE FLEXIBLE PACKAGING AND LABELING INDUSTRIES

A dominant maker of flexible packaging items with an emphasis on printed roll stock and pouches for a wide assortment of Industries in Tanzania is none other than Creative Packaging Limited. In outcome with their Company name they have confidence in utilizing their inventiveness and creative potential as their particular business process in giving imaginative and cost-effective adaptable packaging solutions for every one of their clients hence.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 16th April 2019

KENYAS PACKAGING THROTTLED TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

Kenya is almost entirely dependent on imports for, raw materials for plastic packaging at present. In the Kenya the most demanded material in the field of packaging market is polyolefin, followed by PET.Kenya’s East African market is one of the leading regional packaging markets. The increase in per capita income in Kenya has led to an increase in packaged foods and fast-moving consumer goods. Especially the plastic packaging and food.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 5th April 2019

East Africa print market demonstrates strong potential

There has always been a growing demand for production and office printer equipment sales and service. This along with various other factors specific to the region, demonstrate the need for reliable information to drive vendor, distributor and reseller strategies in the region.   Basically as pointed earlier in couple of reports, the key players need quality information that helps them find the right partners, support the right equipment,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st April 2019

Digital label printing holds promising opportunities for East Africa

Digital label printing is used in packaging for almost all sectors like cosmetics, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, etc. The digital label printing market is expected to have a significant growth rate, categorically in East Africa, as global packaging and labeling industry growing at a rapid CAGR.  In Africa, growth of global digital label printing market is driven by the rising concern among the consumers about the legitimacy.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st April 2019

Penn State Startup Kijenzi Supplies Kenyan Communities With 3d Printed Medical Supplies

A humanitarian start-up called Kijenzi from Pennsylvania State University’s College of Engineering, is aiding remote healthcare facilities in Kenya with 3D printed medical supplies. Initially the vision of Kijenzi was to utilize portable, custom 3D printers to speedily produce health equipment such as braces, clamps and vacuum pumps at low costs.    As this began to progress in the Kenyan community, the team concluded that.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 27th March 2019

Kenya revolutionary packaging concept looks to conquer further

Cargolite packaging concept is quickly gaining popularity in Kenya with the benefits like no crushed boxes, no damaged flowers, an increased pack rate, improved stack ability and lower transport costs. These are just some of the pros of the concept that and soon, it will also be available to growers in Ethiopia.    Also, the successful delivery of one air pallet from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Aalsmeer (the Netherlands) in the last.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 27th March 2019

Indian packaging companies to pack African milk, liquor and F&B products

The African continent has recently emerged as a high growth region for the packaging industry, with demand being driven by increased markets for consumer products, burgeoning individual incomes, an expanding population of youthful consumers and growing domestic economies, particularly in East and West Africa. Indian packaging companies have lately begun to aim at this lucrative and expanding market in a big way. In recent past, the entire.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th September 2018

Packaging Companies Facing Increased Demand in East Africa

 The digital revolution has made a huge splash in Kenya, as it has in most parts of the world. This has led to big changes in the printing industry in East Africa as a consequence. There has been a big emphasis put onto packaging operations instead, as the industry itself has had to contend with increasing demands of late.   “With digital age, there is more market in packaging. The growing middle class in countries like Kenya.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 15th June 2018

Rwandan Packaging Industry Look To Expand Into Kenya

 Rwanda could soon see a spike in import and export packaging as a local packaging manufacturer is looking to expand into the Kenyan market.   The Polythene Materials Control Bill was introduced in 2011 by the East African Community, which was signed by countries like Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. However, these countries have not implemented the bill to full satisfaction citing that their polythene industries are still in the stage of.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 22nd September 2017

Tanzanian start-up turns urban waste into 'plastic lumber'

 A young Tanzanian entrepreneur is turning the country’s mounting plastic waste into "lumber" to help meet demand for housing in its growing cities, in an effort to reduce depletion of forests.   Christian Mwijage decided he could tackle those problems in one go - by turning discarded plastic bottles into building materials that can be used instead of wood.   His year-old company, EcoAct Tanzania, has.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017



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  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
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  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
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  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
  • NMC is an internationally leading company active in the development, production and marketing of synthetic foams.
  • 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
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  • 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.
  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • Nile Trade Fairs focuses in International trade fairs & conferences to be ideal platforms for foreign and local companies doing business in the Middle East
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the world’s leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  •  PANASIA TECH is a Hong Kong based company with various Original Equipment Manufacturing partners in Mainland China and India.
  • 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
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
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