Omet seeks starring role in prints of Persia

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

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

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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DIGITAL SIGNS

DIGITAL SIGNS

Packaging’s uptake of digital technology has so far lagged the trend in commercial print but Michael Seidl expects a combination of trends to now speed up adoptionWhereas digital printing has established its value in traditional areas of print, its adoption has been slower in packaging, except for labelling, which began […]

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Global Food And Beverage companies in the GCC renew and strengthen their voluntary pledge to restrict marketing to children

Global Food And Beverage companies in the GCC renew and strengthen their voluntary pledge to restrict marketing to children

Expanded scope to self-regulate marketing to children and harmonized nutrition criteria in line with EU pledge adopted by the signatories of the pledge Dubai: Global food and beverage companies based in the GCC, General Mills, Kellogg Company, Mars, Mondelz International, Nestlé Middle East, PepsiCo, The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever, have […]

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P&G targets 30% emission cut

P&G targets 30% emission cut

Climate change goal for factories by 2020 set through a collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) P&G expects ecological initiatives to cut costs and also help its brands ‘win with consumers’ USA Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced an objective of reducing its absolute greenhouse gas emissions from […]

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Salalah Mills plans to build a 600 tonne/day flour mill

Salalah Mills plans to build a 600 tonne/day flour mill

Company aims to start production in 2017 to keep leading market position in Oman Salalah Mills is already running at 100% utilisation of its 1,500 tonne/day capacity Oman Salalah Mills’ board of directors has decided to raise the company’s paid capital and production capacity. Acting on a feasibility study conducted […]

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Nestlé’s Palestine operations win ISO certifications

Nestlé’s Palestine operations win ISO certifications

  Warehouses and offices are granted environmental and health & safety certificates Nestlé set up its operations in Palestine back in 1997 Palestine The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services (OHSAS) have granted Nestlé’s Palestine warehouse and offices operations the ISO 14001 Environmental […]

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Dow and DuPont to merge

Dow and DuPont have agreed to consolidate as equals, creating three new firms, including a materials science giant that will cover packaging.

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Xeikon becomes Flint digital division

Xeikon becomes Flint digital division

Flint Group has announced its acquisition of Xeikon, which will form the core of the new Flint Group Digital Printing Solutions division.

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