Monday, March 30, 2009

INDEVCO Announces Exhibitor Workshop at Gulf Pack 2009

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INDEVCO Paper Containers will present Otor Innovative Packaging System at Gulf Pack 2009 on 6 April 2009, from 4 - 5 pm at the Exhibitor Workshops, Room B.


As the sole licensee for Otor in the Middle East and Africa, INDEVCO Group corrugated plants are participating in this exhibition.

INDEVCO Group distributes Otor corrugated machines in Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Otor Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of corrugated machines and packaging.


Otor Corrugated Division Export Director in France, Bernard Rivet, will present and provide an overview of Otor Group, business approach, international network, as well as partners.

Rivet will showcase innovative Otor packaging machines, packaging designs and benefits and software, such as Otorcalc, Prodism and SAVE. He will also discuss the latest market trends.


For More Information

Dani Khoury, Manager
Center for Technical Excellence
INDEVCO Paper Containers
Tel: +961-9-478 900 Ext. 336
Fax: +961-9-478 915

E-mail: papercontainers@indevcogroup.com
Web: www.indevcopapercontainers.com
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Guy Habbaki Named Quality Assurance / Management Representative

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As of 25 March 2009, Guy Habbaki was appointed MASTERPAK Quality Assurance / Management Representative. Masterpak is a PE film manufacturer based in Zouk, Lebanon.

Guy joined MASTERPAK in April 2004 as Technical Engineer. He contributed to product design and development, raw material assessment, technical sales support and upgrading of the quality control department.

In addition, Guy assisted the Quality Assurance Manager in all quality assurance activities, as well as in developing and upgrading the quality management system and operating procedures. Since 2008, Guy has worked at the Quality Assurance department.

Please wish him success in his new responsibilities.


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Monday, March 23, 2009

INDEVCO Paper Containers Launches New Web Site

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Source corrugated boxes, containers and point-of-purchase displays from INDEVCO corrugated plants in the Middle East.


INDEVCO Paper Containers, the corrugated division of INDEVCO Group, introduces a web site in advance of Gulf Pack 2009 exhibition in Dubai, UAE from 6-9 April 2009, the premiere packaging event for the Middle East region. The division will exhibit in Stand # W485 with INDEVCO Flexible Packaging.

Visitors to the exhibition - as well as buyers in general - can request product quotes online and download brochures for corrugated cartons, displays and shelf-ready packaging for such sectors as agricultural, beverage, dairy, industrial, catering disposables, processed food, chemical and petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and soap and detergent.

The web site also features a News section for the latest division and manufacturing plant news, as well as a Member Companies section for plant contact information, product details, pre-print capabilities, and quality policies.

INDEVCO Paper Containers operates Easternpak, in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Unipak in Halat, Lebanon and Unipak Nile in 6th of October City, Egypt. The plants export across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

INDEVCO Paper Containers web site was designed and developed by INDEVCO Online Communications Unit.


For More Information
Interested parties may request quotations and samples of packaging products before the show:

Fill online RFQs at www.indevcopapercontainers.com
E-mail us at salessupport@indevcoexport.com
Call us at +961-9-209 012


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Sanita Persona Offers '10 Reasons to Use Antibacterial Wet Wipes'

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Lebanese wet wipe manufacturer shares compelling support for using antibacterial wet wipes.


Take a look at Sanita Persona's free download, "10 Reasons to Use Antibacterial Wet Wipes," published on the company's newly released web site. Readers will be itching to clean their hands after reading about the germiest places at home, in the office and in public at large.


Consumer companies looking for private label wet wipes can request quotes on Sanita Persona's wet site for baby wet wipes, household wet wipes, personal care wet wipes (pocket and regular wipes for seniors, executives and children).

Within its wide product portfolio is the Combo Box, a unique product in the international market. The Combo Box bundles premium quality facial tissue with thick, multi-purpose wet wipes in the same box, for those many times when you happen to need both wet and dry tissue at the same time.


Sanita Persona web site was designed and developed by INDEVCO Online Communications Unit.


For More Information
Gladys Khalil
Sanita Persona sal
Zouk Industrial Complex
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

Tel: +961-9-214-004 / 6
Fax: +961-9-214-011
Email: sanitapersona@sanitalb.com


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Friday, March 20, 2009

Unipak Nile Achieves HACCP Certification

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Egypt-based corrugated packaging manufacturer has enhanced its Food Safety Management system.

Corrugated packaging manufacturer, Unipak Nile, has completed Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification from TUV CERT in February 2009 with full conformity.

Unipak Nile is committed to supplying corrugated packaging that is 100% free from biological, chemical, or physical hazards. HACCP is an internationally recognized food safety system that prevents problems in producing, processing and handling food.

General Manager Emile Boustany speaks at the HACCP achievement celebration

Unipak Nile team celebrates the HACCP accomplishment


Located in 6th of October, Egypt, Unipak Nile supplies corrugated packaging, containers and displays to customers in the United Kingdom (UK), Europe, and Africa.

Unipak Nile is a member of INDEVCO Paper Containers, a division of INDEVCO Group, the "Local Multinational of the Middle East".

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National Paper Company Limited Opens New Baby Diaper Plant

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National Paper Company Limited celebrated the opening of its new baby diaper plant in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


National Paper Company Limited inaugurated a new manufacturing plant for Bambi baby nappies in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 28 February 2009. Executive Vice President of Napco Flexible Packaging Division, Mounir Frem led the inauguration, attended by United Plastic Products Company and Multipak general managers, managers and employees. Napco is a member of the multinational INDEVCO Group.

Mohammad Wadi, General Manager of NPCL, thanked INDEVCO Chairman Chafic Frem for his full support in accomplishing this project. He also thanked sister companies Sanita of Halat, Lebanon and Phoenix Machinery of Safra, Lebanon, as well as NPCL management for their efforts.

Visitors took a plant tour afterwards the ceremony.


Cutting the inaugural cake


Launching the ceremony for NPCL's new plant



Producing baby diapers



The NPCL Team

For More Information

National Paper Company Limited

Industrial City 4, Street #404
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
PO Box 30263
Jeddah 21477 , Saudi Arabia

Telephone: 966-2-637-0757
Fax: 966-2-637-4886
Email:
npcljeddah@napcogroup.com

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Marc Wanna Named General Manager of Napco Modern Plastic Products - Technical Division

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As of 17 March 2009, Marc Wanna has been appointed General Manager fo Napco Modern Plastic Products - Technical Division.

In his new assignment, Marc will have full Profit and Loss responsibility for the whole company's operations.

Marc is another excellent example of achieving success in business by living, practicing and spreading INDEVCO Group philosophy and values in his daily actions.


Please join us in wishing Marc success in his new endeavor.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

INDEVCO Paper Making Launches Online E-Catalog

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Ahead of Tissue World 2009, converters can visit INDEVCO Paper Making's new web site to request product quotes online.


INDEVCO Paper Making, which operates Unipak Tissue Mill (UTM) in Halat, Lebanon and Interstate Paper Industries (IPI) in Sadat City, Egypt, has recently introduced an online e-catalog for jumbo parent tissue rolls.

Visitors can request quotes online for virgin and recycled parent tissue reels for converting bathroom toilet tissue, facial tissue, kitchen towels, baby and adult nappies, paper hand towels and paper table napkins.


INDEVCO Paper Making will exhibit at Tissue World 2009 from 24 - 26 March 2009 at Acropolis Palais des Expositions in Nice, France: Stand #D175.

The tissue mills supply 80,000 MT / year of virgin and recycled parent jumbo tissue rolls to household and Away-From-Home (AFH) tissue converters, as well as to personal care hygiene disposables converters in the United Kingdom (UK), Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

INDEVCOPaperMaking.com features a News section showcasing the latest division and plant news, as well as a Member Companies section for plant contact information, product details, and quality policy.

INDEVCO Paper Making is a division of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.


INDEVCO Paper Making web site was designed and developed by INDEVCO Online Communications Unit.


For more information

Pierre Traboulsi, Export Executive
Unipak Tissue Mill
Halat Industrial Complex
Halat, Lebanon
Tel: 961- 9-478911
Fax: 961-9-478909

E-mail: exportsales@unipak-tissue-mill.com
Web: www.unipak-tissue-mill.com



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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Sanita Launches National "Sanita Extravaganza" Campaign

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Consumers across Lebanon can win instant gifts and participate in a draw for valuable gifts with Sanita tissue, household and hygiene disposables.


Sanita, leading Lebanese consumer disposables in the Middle East, introduced a new marketing campaign "Sanita Extravaganza" on 6 March 2009. Consumers will benefit from the winning fiesta taking place at retail outlets across Lebanon whereby every buyer can double his opportunity to win:

With every purchase of a Sanita product Combo consisting of Dreams facial tissue and bathroom toilet tissue, Sanita kitchen towels, Freshdays
panty liners and Happies baby nappies, for the value of 25000 LBP, the buyer will get 2000 LBP instant gift and the chance to participate in the draw and win an LCD television or a refrigerator per retail outlet.





The draw will take place on 1 June 2009 at Sanita's offices in Halat, Lebanon.


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Monday, March 9, 2009

INDEVCO Prepares for Gulf Pack 2009

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Visitors can now request product quotes online and download brochures at INDEVCO Group's new landing page for Gulf Pack 2009 exhibition.


INDEVCO Group has recently introduced a landing page for Gulf Pack 2009 exhibition, the premiere packaging event for the Middle East region. Ten (10) manufacturing plants - seven flexible packaging converters and three corrugated container manufacturing plants will exhibit.


As a comprehensive one-stop source for packaging, INDEVCO invites Gulf Pack visitors to request product quotes online and to download brochures for films, packaging materials, and cartons for the agricultural, beverage, dairy, industrial, hygiene disposables raw materials, catering disposables, processed food, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and soap and detergent industries.


For More Information

Interested parties may request quotations and samples of packaging products before the show:

Fill online RFQs at
www.indevcoexport.com
E-mail us at
salessupport@indevcoexport.com
Call us at +961-9-209 012
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Charles Feghali Heads List of Speakers at AICC 2009 Spring Meeting

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Charles Feghali of Managing Director of Interstate Resources Inc. and INDEVCO North America is slated to give the Industry presentation at the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) 2009 Spring Meeting in Washington DC from 1-3 April 2009.

With U.S. headquarters based in Arlington, VA, Interstate Resources is a group of 11 companies - paper mills and converting operations - supplying kraft linerboard, recycled medium, graphic displays, corrugated and waxed cartons between Massachusetts and Georgia and west to Tennessee.

Feghali has spent 27 years in the paper and packaging business. From 1995 to 2007, he served as President of Interstate Resources, opening the group's first recycled paper mill, adding four new operations and two joint ventures. In 2007, Feghali took charge of the construction of the state-of-the-art energy facility, Evergreen Community Power (ECP) in Reading, PA.

Ahead of the AICC 2009 Spring Meeting, Board Converting News published an interview with Feghali in its 23 February 2009 issue (Volume 25, No. 8).

Interstate Resources Inc. is a member of the multinational INDEVCO Group.


Click for more information about the
AICC 2009 Spring Meeting.


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Evergreen Community Power Project Wins 2008 BE Award of Excellence

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Bentley Systems is a worldwide provider of project design and management software solutions supporting the engineering and construction industry. Bentley Systems issues an annual summary of worldwide “inspiring infrastructure projects” that employ its software solutions.


The 2008 summary was recently issued and ESI Inc. of Tennessee was awarded the 2008 BE Award of Excellence for its work at Evergreen Community Power (ECP) in Reading, Pennsylvania, member of Interstate Resources Inc. Additionally, under the section of “Innovation in Power Generation,” ECP has been nominated in the special category of “Sustaining Our Environment.”

ESI Inc. of Tennessee submitted the ECP project for consideration of the award of excellence. ESI employed the Bentley 3-D modeling software when it was commissioned to engineer and design a renewable-energy circulating fluidized bed boiler with a 33-megawatt turbine to replace the existing fossil fuel-fired boiler at ECP.
The ECP facility will convert biomass-derived material into electricity for United Corrstack, a host paper mill based in Reading, Pennsylvania. ESI designed the system with leading-edge air pollution control equipment to ensure that all emissions are as low as possible for a facility the size of ECP.


Evergreen Community Power (ECP) in Reading, Pennsylvania


Congratulations to ESI Inc. of Tennessee for winning the 2008 Be Award of Excellence for its work at ECP and to ECP for its nomination in the category of “Sustaining Our Environment.




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Napco Group Co-Sponsors Star Academy 6

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Television ads of Private Flex 'n Fly brand are aired during Star Academy 6 commercial breaks.


Private, feminine sanitary napkin brand produced by Napco Group, is co-sponsoring Star Academy 6. Given the continuous success of LBCI's Star Academy program in the Middle East, Napco Group Consumer Products Division is featuring its Private Flex 'n Fly feminine sanitary napkin brand during commercial breaks.

Private co-sponsored Star Academy 5 and is currently co-sponsoring Star Academy 6 throughout the full season for the first time.

The Private ad will be shown over a period of 3.5 months during prime-time shows on Friday evenings, during prime-time re-runs, every evening during the 7 pm show, and on the 24-hour Star Academy satellite channel, Nagham 24 channels and the program promotion.

The popular reality TV show gathers singer-musicians from across the Arab countries.


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Fouad Khalil Named Easternpak Operations Manager

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As of 1 January 2009, Fouad Khalil has been appointed Operations Manager at Easternpak, corrugated packaging plant in Saudi Arabia.

Fouad joined Unipak, corrugated plant in Lebanon as Plant Superintendent in 1989.

In 1994, he joined the production department at Easternpak in Saudi Arabia and was promoted to the position of Production Manager in 1999 where he focused on building a reliable dynamic production team.

He was appointed as Plant Manager in 2003 where he contributed in setting the work procedures in line with the management strategies for growth.

In April 2008, he was appointed as Plant and Administration Manager and participated in applying and supporting the management plans for product innovation, optimized manufacturing processes and productivity and quality-oriented production.

His dedication and his sense of responsibility were key to earning his new responsibilities as Operations Manager.

In his new position, Fouad will be responsible for operations at Easternpak in manufacturing, human resources as well as other departments.

Please join us in wishing Fouad success in his new leading role.



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