Unilever to acquire Hourglass

June 21, 2017 10:37 am
Unilever to acquire Hourglass

Unilever announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Hourglass, the luxury colour cosmetics brand. Alan Jope, President Personal Care, Unilever, said, “We are delighted to be adding Hourglass to our portfolio of Prestige brands. The colour cosmetics category has been showing high growth-rates, driven by social media content, […]

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Heidelberg achieves targets for year – significant net profit after taxes following best quarter since 2008

May 6, 2017 12:37 pm
Heidelberg achieves targets for year – significant net profit after taxes following best quarter since 2008

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has announced that it has recorded its best sales and result in the final quarter of their financial year (January1, 2017 to March 31, 2017) since 2008. The Group has stated an improvement in the net profit after taxes to €36 million from a previous year’s […]

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MEA PACKAGING OUTLOOK

May 3, 2017 7:12 pm
MEA PACKAGING OUTLOOK

The Middle East’s packaging sector looks set for continued growth, propelled by its youthful demographics and Iran’s expected recovery from the economic impact of sanctions Across the Middle East, the future looks bright for packaging across all its segments: food and beverage, cosmetics, personal care, healthcare, luxury, or bulk/industrial. But […]

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Omet seeks starring role in prints of Persia

February 15, 2017 8:56 pm
Omet seeks starring role in prints of Persia

Omet has set its sights on Iran, whose packaging printing market is showing “huge interest” in its technology, claims the Italian press manufacturer.

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Unilever announces new global zero waste to landfill achievement

July 26, 2016 5:54 pm
Unilever announces new global zero waste to landfill achievement

Over 600 Unilever sites have now eliminated waste to landfillwith EU pledge adopted by the signatories of the pledge Dubai: Unilever today reached a new industry-leading achievement of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across more than 600 sites, in 70 countries, including factories, warehouses, distribution centres and offices. Having […]

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BE ALL AND END ALL OF FLEXIBLE PACKAGING

5:41 pm
BE ALL AND END ALL OF FLEXIBLE PACKAGING

R.K. Jain, Group President (Corp. F & A), Uflex Limited in an exclusive interview with Packaging Middle East and Africa explains how company’s extensive range of flexible packaging business activities beholds a future full of promising opportunities. By April 2017, the aseptic packaging plant at Sanand in India’s Gujarat, will […]

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