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PLASTICS, PRINTING AND PACKAGING EXPO OPENS AT THE KICC, NAIROBI

The 22nd edition of the PPPEXPO 2019 was inaugurated at KICC, Nairobi in Kenya by Mr. Roy Otieno, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Government of Kenya. Running from the 1st – 3rd August 2019 for the plastic, printing and packaging industry. The PPPEXPO 2019 brings to Kenya the latest products and developments in the printing and packaging sector made globally across the industry while opening up more opportunities for the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 2nd August 2019

Afga Middle East Further Expands its Business Activities in Africa

Afga Middle East has always had its eyes on the lucrative African printing market and it recently installed three printers for two of its Congo-based customers - XL Media Group and Congo Graphics.  For XL Media, the hybrid printer Jeti Titan HS UV marks Agfa Middle East's 10th installation at its facility. Som John, general manager, Agfa said, “Jeti Titan HS is one of the highest selling printers in our assortment in the last five.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st August 2019

De La Rue Kicks off Major Partnership with Kenyan Government on Security Printing

De La Rue plc ("De La Rue" or the "Group")  will be bringing its security printing expertise to Kenya with the start of its joint venture with the Kenyan government on its currency and secure printing site in the Republic of Kenya, Nairobi. Recognised as the world's largest commercial currency and security printer, De La Rue with this new joint venture aims to strengthen and build on the Group's existing long-term.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st August 2019

3D Printing Poised to Usher in a Period of Rapid Growth in the Kenyan Market

Kenya has long been considered as the innovation hub in Africa.In Kenya today, several businesses provide 3D printing facilities with the nation having an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.3D printing has been a very sensible and pleasant technology, and if anything that propels it all, it is the Kenyan mentality to offer home-grown alternatives. In this line of thinking, Kenya likes to provide its own alternatives to its own issues and 3D.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd July 2019

UPM Raflatac Introduces New Film Label for the African market, Anticipates Huge Demand

UPM Raflatac are global manufacturers and suppliers of pressure sensitive label materials.Recently the company intoduced their fresh PE 65 film label stock range for the African market along with the European, Middle Eastern and Indian markets.The PE 65 Film Labels are the company's thinnest squeezable films to date in addition to being the thinnest PE label produced for the home and personal care segment. The PE 65 film structures are clear.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th July 2019

Italian Printing Giants 'Durst' Seeks New Business Opportunities in Africa

Pyrotec PackMedia invested in an eight-color digital label press from Durst, a manufacturer of digital printing and manufacturing technology, bringing the Durst Tau 330 RSC into the African market for the first time. This latest addition of machinery opens up a new digital future with Durst technology and will play an important role in the latest digital label printing business venture of the company. Timothy Beattie,the general manager of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

China's Weeco Recycling Opens New Plastic Recycling Plant in Kenya

A China based recycling firm recently opened a new plastic waste recycling plant in eastern Kenya investing 4.5 billion shillings (US$ 45 million)  to help curb environmental degradation. Weeco Recycling Company, which processes 2,000 tons of PET bottles each month and recycles them into pellets and polyester fiber, announced the establishment of two plants in the East African country on Monday. Besides the plant in the town of Athi River.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th May 2019

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



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  • Unipak Nile - Manufacturer of Corrugated Boxes & Displays - Egypt

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  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
  • 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
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Injection molding machines
  • Machines
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • Plastic products
  •  PANASIA TECH is a Hong Kong based company with various Original Equipment Manufacturing partners in Mainland China and India.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • 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
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • 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
  •  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
  •  Static Control Components is the world
  • 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
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • 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.
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