Monday, May 3, 2010

Easternpak Participates in YUM! International Supply Chain Management Conference

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Easternpak and other suppliers met with the YUM! team members at the 20 April event in Dubai.

Since 2006, when Easternpak completed YUM!'s STAR packaging supplier facility audit, the Dammam-based corrugated packaging manufacturer has been approved to supply the company's top restaurant brands -
KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Long John Silver's - with corrugated and fast food packaging in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAPAK).

The annual International Supply Chain Management Conference took place at the Media Rotana Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). YUM! officials facilitated discussions about long-term quality assurance planning and their Supplier Management Web.

Participants included packaging, poultry, bread, cheese, and condiment suppliers.

Easternpak was represented by Fouad Khalil, Easternpak General Manager; Robert Aziz, Business Development Manager; and Ganesh Shankar, Management Systems Specialist.

(L-R): Ganesh Shankar, Easternpak Management Systems Specialist
Maria Rivera, Assistant Quality Assurance Manager, YUM!
Fouad Khalil, Easternpak Deputy General Manager
Megan Scott, Senior Manager, YUM! R&D/KIT, Dallas
Robert Aziz, Easternpak Business Development Manager
Mary Townsend Smith, Director, YUM! Quality Assurance, Dallas

YUM! Brands, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is the world's largest system restaurants company with over 37,000 restaurants in over 110 countries.

Easternpak is a Napco company, and a member of INDEVCO Paper Containers, a division of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.

Easternpak manufactures pre-print and post-print recyclable corrugated containers, retail ready packaging and POP displays in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The converter is OHSAS 18001, ISO-9001:2000, HACCP, GMP and BRC Global Standard certified for corrugated packaging.

For More Information

Easternpak Ltd.
2nd Industrial City, Street #135
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966-3-812 13 41
Fax: +966-3-812 13 05
E-mail: info[at]
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