Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Visitez la Version Française du Site Web Unipak

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Unipak, le fabricant libanais d’emballages en carton ondulé à Halat, vous annonce que la version française de son site web est désormais opérationnelle.





Unipak espère cibler des clients francophones en mettant en ligne un site web intéractif en français, fournissant les spécifications et les informations correspondant à chaque produit et celles-ci sont catégorisées par type de produit et par secteur. Familiarisez-vous avec les valeurs de l’entreprise, sa mission, son histoire et ses objectifs en visitant la section “A propos de Nous”.

Unipak sert divers secteurs, tels que les emballages en carton ondulé pour les produits agricoles, alimentaires, les boissons, les industriels, de restauration, paramédicaux, pétro/chimiques, hygiéniques jetables, produits laitiers, et savons et de détergents.


Unipak est membre d’INDEVCO Paper Containers, une division du Groupe INDEVCO, ‘la Multinational Local du Moyen-Orient’.


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Monday, November 29, 2010

MASTERPAK Meets Market Needs for Shrink Film

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MASTERPAK now produces shrink films with print repeat length up to 109 cm.


MASTERPAK in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, prints high-repeat shrink films meeting unmet market demands, especially in the water packaging industry.

This development provides MASTERPAK with a competitive advantage in an industry where few players have reached the same printing specifications.

The Lebanese polyethylene film manufacturer produces plain and printed shrink films customized to customer specification. The low density PE shrink films can be printed in up to 8 colors and provide high yield, lower costs, and optimized shrink film usage.

MASTERPAK shrink films form tight, lightweight and durable packaging with ease of transport, handling and distribution. Furthermore, they offer customers with attractive packaging and UV resistance.

MASTERPAK manufactures other industrial films, such as laminating film, power pre-stretch, printed industrial films, PE film for printing, protective release film, shrink hood film, stretch film (machine/manual) and kraft paper core.


MASTERPAK is a member of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging, a division of INDEVCO Group, the ‘Local Multinational of the Middle East’.

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Sustainability at Interstate Resources: GREENCOAT™. . .Strength and Sustainability

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Interstate Resources has published a series of PDF files about the U.S. corrugated manufacturing group's sustainability efforts. Download this story at:
http://www.interstateresources.com/PDF/Interstate-Resources-Greencoat-Strength-Sustainability.pdf




Challenge:
How can a packaging supplier “green” their impact on the wholesale transfer packaging supply chain and make a positive impact on the environment? If there is a solution, how can the packaging supplier distinguish themselves from all other packaging suppliers?

Solution:
Packaging supplier Interstate Container Cambridge collaborated with major poultry processor Mountaire Farms to develop a patent pending, high-performance, wax replacement, recyclable box. This box has excellent meat release properties and, in tandem with a change from ice pack boxes to modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), has lowered costs, streamlined the supply chain and reduced an estimated 100,000 tons of greenhouse gases for Mountaire Farms. This is equivalent to a yearly savings of greenhouse gas emissions from 364,262 passenger vehicles.




Interstate Container Cambridge created GREENCOAT, a unique name that ideally portrays the application. GREENCOAT is environmentally sensitive in many ways. This brand is at the forefront of recyclable, greener packaging methods and initiatives.

Interstate Container Cambridge needed to positively represent their wax replacement brand to illustrate its strength, water resistance, sustainability, and characteristics. When you see an elephant holding an umbrella, think of Interstate Container Cambridge. The logo represents toughness and durability while also portraying smart water repellant technology and environmental sustainability.

Considerable capital and many years were devoted to researching and developing their new GREENCOAT process. This cost neutral wax replacement procedure meets or exceeds most waxed box performance and is recyclable, repulpable and compostable. Custom retailer possibilities are endless when packing poultry, produce, seafood and many other products.

So look for the GREENCOAT elephant holding an umbrella, the new standard in wax replacement packaging.

You and GREENCOAT, working in tandem to help preserve the future.


Interstate Container Cambridge, located in Cambridge, Maryland, is a member of Interstate Resources Container Division a member of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Photoblog: INDEVCO Online Communications Unit Holds Regional Unit Marketing Meet-Up

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On 15 November 2010, INDEVCO Online Communications Unit held the Regional Unit Marketing Meet-Up at INDEVCO headquarters located in Ajaltoun, Lebanon.


The conference began early morning and lasted the entire day bringing
together attendees from various divisions of the NEMA Regional Unit


(L-R):

George Abou Jawdeh
NEMA Field Sales Manager / Levant

Hana Elia
NEMA Sales Service Coordinator / Levant

Amal Merhi
MASTERPAK Marketing Manager

Naji Majdalani
NEMA Levant Regional Sales Manager

Toufic Safi
NEMA Area Sales Manager /Levant

Merched Nemeh
COMPACT Marketing Manager

Raji Bitar
NAPCO Regional Manager (UK & Ireland)

E. Feghali
INDEVCO Online Communications Unit Director

Nicole Jabre
Corporate Communications Specialist

Shukri Karam
NEMA Asia Regional Manager



E. Feghali engaging the attendees






Attendees filled out evaluations



NEMA Regional Unit Marketing Meet-Up Program

The conference covered the following topics:

Online Communications Unit Services & Relation to Other Units
How do INDEVCO service units work together to serve you?

Marketing as a Management Process
How has our group’s approach to global marketing evolved?

Prospect Databases

Are your prospect and customer databases in order?

Building Customer Profiles
With which criteria do you segment and evaluate prospects? What would your ‘ideal customer’ profiles / sector look like?

Lead Management & Nurturing of Prospects
How are you organized to manage lead generation efforts? What are best practices for converting prospects?

Using Social Media for Sales Prospecting
How can you generate and qualify credible leads and follow customers and competitors using LinkedIn and Twitter

Corporate Identity & back Office Communications
Are you promoting one consistent corporate identity in your written communications? How can you significantly improve communications with prospects and customers?

Content Marketing Approach / Global Marketing Initiative
What corporate and product content do you have on-hand to communicate with prospects and customers in our vertical sectors? (Audit) What resources need to be developed to support your sales efforts?

Marketing Tools at Your Disposal
Which existing print, web & electronic tools can you use to communicate with prospects & customers?


NEMA Regional Unit is an INDEVCO Group Sales Unit responsible for the Arabian Gulf Markets. INDEVCO Group is the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Read Almoughtareb Magazine Interview with Interstate Paper Industries GM

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Emile Boustany’s interview, titled ‘Lebanese in Egypt’ is featured in Almoughtareb magazine’s September/October 2010 issue.


The interview addresses INDEVCO operations in the local Egyptian market. Emile Boustany, General Manager of Interstate Paper Industries and prior General Manager of Unipak Nile, represented INDEVCO due to his extensive experience and knowledge in the Egyptian Market.

INDEVCO Group member companies in Egypt consist of Unipak Nile, a corrugated packaging manufacturer in 6th of October city; Interstate Paper Industries, a manufacturer of jumbo tissue rolls in Sadat City; and Sanita Nile, a sales and distribution office of consumer disposables in Cairo.



Read the full article in Arabic


During the interview, Boustany covered various topics discussing how INDEVCO entered the Egyptian market, the steps taken and challenges faced, as well as future prospects and investments, and how INDEVCO gives back to the Egyptian community.

In the first part of the interview, Boustany explains Unipak Nile’s journey to becoming a fully-operational manufacturing plant in Egypt and how it began as an exporter of corrugated packaging for oranges. Unipak Nile currently produces corrugated packaging for the industrial, agricultural and retail sectors.

The interview continued to cover the reasons behind why Unipak Nile stands out from other manufacturers in the market. Unipak Nile is one of the few manufacturers that are ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP certified. Furthermore, it utilizes a computerized system and offers online ordering and tracking, a tool new to the Egyptian market.

Boustany further discussed how INDEVCO gives back to the Egyptian community and promotes the economy. Unipak Nile, Interstate Paper Industries, and Sanita Nile create jobs for locals decreasing the local unemployment rate. Furthermore, raw materials are purchased not only from European, Asian and American markets but also from the local market supporting the local industry.

INDEVCO plans to open Sanita Consumer Products (SCP) in Sadat City to manufacture consumer products in Egypt serving Sanita Nile in the coming year.

The interview ended with Boustany explaining the differences between working in Lebanon and Egypt through his personal experiences and preferences.


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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Phoenix Machinery Presents at the 17th International Scientific Conference

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The 17th International Scientific Conference, held on 12 -13 November, covered scientific applications for various industries, such as medical, nutritional, fundamental, social, economic, and engineering sciences.


Rabih Osta, Phoenix Machinery General Manager, presented at the 17th International Scientific Conference held at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) main campus in Jounieh, Lebanon. Osta presented ‘Waste to Energy’ on behalf of Neemat Frem, INDEVCO Group CEO.

Phoenix Machinery, Lebanese machinery manufacturer located in Safra, supports scientific advancement. The manufacturer is a member company of INDEVCO Group.





The scientific conference was organized by the Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science and the Holy Spirit University of Kasilk (USEK) in collaboration with the Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research.

Phoenix Machinery Presentation

Osta’s presentation took place during the second Plenary Session, ‘Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Global Warming’ on 13 November 2010.

In line with Phoenix Machinery’s vision to promote eco-friendly initiatives, Phoenix Machinery’s General Manager presented different types of waste to energy technologies and discussed competing technologies.

Osta’s presentation fell under the ‘Environment and Waste Management’ section of fundamental science. He explained waste to energy emissions and corresponding controls and discussed the waste and energy situation in Lebanon.

Furthermore, he proposed an optimum solution for Lebanon and conducted a financial analysis for justification.

17th International Scientific Conference Objectives

The 17th Scientific Conference brought together participants and presenters from all over the world to discuss pressing issues and new scientific advancements and technologies locally, regionally and internationally.

The conference enhances and reviews scientific and technological research for sustainable development, as well as introduces and discusses the newest scientific research trends.[i]




Rabih Osta, Phoenix Machinery Genernal Manager
presenting 'Waste to Energy'







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Monday, November 15, 2010

COMPACT Shares Expertise Online

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On 12 November 2010, Napco Composite Packaging Technology launched its new website, an important step towards online presence.




Napco Composite Packaging Technology (COMPACT), located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, manufactures a vast array of polyethylene films for the food and beverage, healthcare, industrial, personal and home care sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

COMPACT’s new website provides customers with organized and clear-cut information necessary during the various stages of the decision making process.

COMPACT refines and streamlines its manufacturing processes, machinery, and practices to ensure delivering high quality, providing cost-effective products, and delivering in a timely manner.


COMPACT is a Napco company and a member of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging, a division of INDEVCO Group.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Interstate Container Cambridge Achieves United Way Fundraising Target

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Cambridge, Maryland-based corrugated manufacturer celebrates ‘Live United’ initiative in support of United Way’s 2010 campaign.


Interstate Container Cambridge members before the plant’s new
‘Live United’ mural, painted by local artist, Michael Rosato



On Friday, 29 October, Interstate Container Cambridge members celebrated their achievement of contributing $35,000 to 2010 United Way Campaign. Employees wore black ‘Live United’ shirts demonstrating the corrugated packaging manufacturer’s support of United Way. United Way board members joined in the celebration.

‘Live United’ Campaign

For the past three consecutive years, Interstate Container Cambridge has held an employee campaign to raise funds for United Way. This campaign allows employees to contribute funds to the cause through payroll deductions, one-time donations, or donations billed to a credit card over a period of one year.

United Way, a non-profit organization, focuses on improving the quality of life and directs efforts and donations into the three main building blocks of a good life: education, health, and income. The organization also engages in disaster recovery, including the ongoing program along the Gulf Coast since the devastating hurricanes of 2005.

Pete Bugas, Interstate Container Cambridge General Manager, states,

"I'm extremely proud of the employees and the way they've stepped up and contributed, the employees are the ones that made this happen. I'm extremely thankful for what they've done."

The mural, painted by Rosato, on Cambridge office premises, expressed through art Interstate Container Cambridge’s commitment to ‘Live United’. It depicted the essence of the manufacturer’s dedication to supporting the community and proactively protecting the environment through eco-friendly initiatives.





(L-R): Joe Ruark, United Way; Amy Luppen, United Way; Michael Rosato, artist;
Interstate Container Inc.: Pete Bugas, Lisa Hibble;
Gage Thomas, United Way



Back Row (L-R): Joe Ruark, United Way; Interstate Container Inc.:
Pete Bugas, Bill Boyd, Bryan Abbott, Rob Pedersen, Walter Miller

Front Row (L-R): Interstate Container Inc.: Kelly Hurley, Fredia Stanley


(L-R): Interstate Container Inc.: Mike Krolick, John Czyzia, Denny Harold


(L-R): Interstate Container Inc.: Jerome Cephas, George Ames,
Kevin Harris, John Foran, Pete Bugas, Chip Potterton;
Michael Rosato, artist; Lee Ralph, Dynell Thompson



Interstate Container Cambridge is a member of Interstate Resources Container Division a member of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.


For More Information

Pete Bugas, General Manager
Interstate Container Cambridge
903 Woods Road Cambridge, MD 21613 903

Tel: 410-221-7777
Fax: 410-221-7766
E-mail:
Pete.Bugas[at]interstatecontainer.com
Web: http://www.interstateresources.com/

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

MASTERPAK REACH Newsletter Now Available – Download November 2010 Issue

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Lebanese PE film manufacturer, MASTERPAK in Zouk Mosbeh, issued the November 2010 edition of the REACH newsletter.


This month MASTERPAK’s REACH newsletter discusses latest product developments, events, and steps towards producing more eco-friendly products.

The following articles are featured in this REACH edition:

·
MASTERPAK Develops More Powerful Power Pre-Stretch Film
· MASTERPAK Begins Production of Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic
· MASTERPAK Attended K 2010 Trade Fair





The PE film manufacturer produces agricultural & horticultural films, building & construction films, household plastics & catering films, food & beverage films, tissue & hygiene packaging, industrial films & packaging and soap & detergent films.

For additional information about MASTERPAK, visit previous REACH newsletters:

August 2010 - issue 4
March 2010 - issue 3
November 2009 - issue 2
September 2009 - issue 1


For More Information

Amal Merhi, Marketing Manager
MASTERPAK sal
Zouk Industrial Zone
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

Tel: +961-9-209 001 Ext. 3615
Fax: +961-9-209 002
E-mail:
amal.merhi[at]masterpaklb.com
Web: http://www.masterpaklb.com/

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Monday, November 8, 2010

Elie Sawma Acknowledged in POWERCON 2010 in China

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Elie Sawma, Phoenix Machinery Automation & Drive Department Electrical Engineer, presented at POWERCON 2010, the International Conference on Power System Technology.


POWERCON 2010 was held in Hangzhou, China from 24-28 October 2010. During the second session, Sawma presented “Electromagnetic Induction in Pipelines Due to Overhead High Voltage Power Lines”, his senior project from Notre Dame University in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon. The session was chaired by Transelec-Chile’s System Development Manager, Juan Carlos Araneda.


Elie Sawma, Phoenix Machinery Automation & Drive
Department Electrical Engineer, at POWERCON 2010


Sawma’s paper, accepted as a new innovation in the transmission lines field, included a simulation of the electromagnetic fields and voltage induced on pipelines for homogeneous and heterogeneous soil resistivity and offered two solutions for the corrosion process.


Sawma presenting “Electromagnetic Induction in Pipelines
Due to Overhead High Voltage Power Lines”


POWERCON 2010, the seventh edition in its series, had the theme ‘Technological Innovations Making Power Grid Smarter’. The conference introduced and discussed the latest developments in power system technology and electrical power engineering.

The international conference brought together innovators, scholars, engineers, and researchers in the field from 33 different countries and discussed such interesting topics as high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines, electric vehicles, smart power grids and wind farms.

The biennial conference, organized by China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI), was sponsored by IEEE Power & Energy Society (IEEE PES) and Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE).


Phoenix Machinery is a memeber of INDEVCO Group, the ' Local Multinational of the Middle East'.

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Unipak Sponsors World's Largest Wine Glass at Vinifest 2010

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During Vinifest 2010, Unipak displayed corrugated wine packaging and sponsored the world’s largest wine glass.


Lebanese corrugated packaging manufacturer, Unipak, sponsored the main attraction of the fun-filled four day event. Vinifest 2010 took place from 27-30 October 2010 at the Beirut Hippodrome (Hippodrome du Parc de Beyrouth) in Beirut, Lebanon.

At the third edition of the annual wine festival, the Guinness World Records' representative judge from London, Elizabeth Smith, certified that Lebanon's wine glass officially broke the previous record of 12 years.

The prior holder of the title for 'World's Largest Wine Glass' was Portugal in 1998 with a wine glass measuring 1.51 m in height and 1.46 m in width.



Guinness World Records measured the wine glass as
2.40 m in height and 1.65 m in width


(L-R): Amal Musallam, INDEVCO Executive Director;
Neemat Frem, INDEVCO President & CEO & Association of Lebanese Industrialists (ALI) President;
Robert Abi Gibrael, Unipak Export Sales Manager;
Michel Choubayaa, Unipak Sales Representative




The unveiling of the wine glass




The glass can hold over one hundred bottles of wine


Unipak exhibited wine and alcholic beverage packaging booth 'Batroun 4'


Unipak's busy booth


The eventful Vinifest brought together an array of Lebanese wine producers,
wine lovers, and wine packaging producers


Discussing Unipak corrugated packaging products


Engaging Vinifest attendees


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

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

INDEVCO Presentation Engages Arab Beverage Conference Attendees

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INDEVCO offers Arab Beverage Conference attendees an attention-grabbing presentation on 28 October 2010.


Maher Dabbous, on behalf of INDEVCO, a multinational group of companies that manufacture flexible and corrugated packaging products, presented beverage packaging trends, what to expect from packaging suppliers, and international sustainability initiatives.


The Arab Beverage Conference promotes the region's non-alcoholic beverage industry with recommendations for implementation by the Arab League.
The 2-day conference, sponsored by Tetra Pak, Al Rabie and the Association of Lebanese Industrialists (ALI), was held in Adnan Kassar Edifice for Arab Economy in Beirut, Lebanon on 27-28 October.

Organizers of the event included: Arab Federation for Food Industries, General Union of Chamber of Commerce, Industries, and Agriculture for Arab Countries (GUCCIAAC), Arab Beverages Association, and the Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon.

Arab Beverage Packaging Presentation

Neemat Frem, President & CEO of INDEVCO and President of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists, attended the opening session of the event under the patronage of the Minister of State, Adnan Kassar. Frem presented a speech about the history of the beverage industry in the Arab world and its importance as an economic solution to natural resources.

Maher Dabbous, INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Market Development Director, shared INDEVCO Group’s vast knowledge and experience in packaging such beverages as juice and nectar, hot beverages (tea and coffee), carbonated soft drinks, water, and dairy.

Dabbous emphasized how customers now drive trends and that a major objective must be to attain customer satisfaction. One major trend is sustainability; manufacturers must set goals related to natural resources, for example, using recycling materials, lightweighting and reducing unnecessary secondary packaging.

Furthermore, Dabbous elucidated what beverage manufacturers should look for when evaluating packaging suppliers, including certifications, manufacturing excellence and technologies, packaging design and printing capabilities, laboratory testing, quality control, sustainability efforts, and creativity.

Finally, the presentation highlighted examples of inspired packaging from across the world.

Dabbous concluded with a brief overview of INDEVCO’s corporate values, mission, and vision.

Conference Program

Arab Beverage Conference 2010 featured the following sessions:

1 - Reality & Prospects of the Beverage Sector in the Arab World & Globally

The Arab Beverage Sector: The Arab League Vision
Bahjat Abou El Nasr

Arab League

Reality & Prospects of the Arab Beverage Industry

Falah Jabr
Arab Federation for Food Industries

The Arab Beverage Industry: Past Indicators & Future Prospects – A Retail Perspective

Stefanous Nicolaou
Nielsen Group

The National Company: Reality & Challenges

Ahmad Al Khairy
National Company for Food Industries

2 - Quality Assurance, Safety & Industrial Adulteration in Beverages

Quality Assurance in Arab Beverages & Adulteration Prevention in all its Aspects
Hayssam Jaffan
Arab Federation for Food Industries

Ensuring the Safety of Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Zeina Kassaify
American University of Beirut

Standards of Beverages in Arab World & Globally
Hani Al Dmour
Al-Balqa’ Applied University, Jordan

The Saudi Food & Drug Authority: Overview & Definition
Majed Al Khalaf
Saudi Food & Drug Authority

3- Competitiveness, Protection and Dumping of Beverage Sector within the Arab Free Trade & WTO

The Impact of Global Financial Crisis on Arab Industries & the Expected Role of the Arab Free Trade
May Serhal
General Union of Arab Chambers

Quality Program & its Role in Promoting Export
Ali Berro
Ministry of Economy and Trade, Lebanon

4- Modern Techniques and Latest Developments in Beverages

Beverages, Trends & Innovations for the Middle East
Stephan Petroschka
Doehler, Middle East

Cargill Offer to Copy with the New Trends in the Beverage Sector
Reginald Bokkelen
Cargill

Obesity & Food Industry Global Commitment
Thea Chumburidze
The Coca Cola Company - Eurasia & Africa, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Nutritious Beverages by Using Nano Technology Processing
Brian Sulaiman
Dena Technology

5- Filling and Packaging Systems of Beverages and Related Environmental Issues

Global Trends in the Beverage Industry, New Innovations and Technologies in Processing & Packaging
Lara Nassar
Tetra Pak Arabia

Comprehensive One Stop Source in Beverage Packaging

Maher Dabbous
INDEVCO Group

New Technology to Increase Efficiency & Reduce Running Cost
Antoine Haddad
Technica International



The Arab Federation for Food Industries announced that the Arab Food Industries & Franchising Forum will take place at the Dead Sea in Jordan from 1-2 February 2011.






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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Napco Modern Sack Division Passes TUV Surveillance Audit

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TUV NORD CERT audited and renewed Napco Modern Plastic Products Company – Sack Division’s ISO 9001:2008 certification for 2011 on 24 and 25 October 2010.


German certification body, TUV NORD CERT, audited Napco Modern Plastics Products Company- Sack Division in order to renew and revalidate its ISO 9001:2008 certification. NAPCO Modern Plastics Products Company is a PE film manufacturer located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.


Siddharajan Saravanan congratulating Joe Nohra for the
successful audit, dedication & commitment


Siddharajan Saravanan, Engineer and registered TUV NORD CERT Lead Auditor, conducted the two-day surveillance audit on all Napco Modern Sack Division departments. Saravanan carried out a major inspection of various applied workflows and procedures.


Napco Modern Plastics Products Company – Sack Division
team paying attention to Saravanan outcome report


Audit results showed zero findings in Napco Modern Sack Division’s applied ISO 9001:2008 standards and requirements. The scope of the two-day audit covered manufacturing and supplying flexible packaging materials for food, medical, industrial, hygiene, and agricultural applications.

Saravanan, TUV CERT Lead Auditor, said,

“I am overwhelmed from the level of management and staff commitment towards ISO standards and continuous improvement that I have witnessed in the past two days.”

During the closing meeting held at Napco Modern Plastics Products Company conference room on 25 October, Saravanan announced the success of the surveillance audit and that Napco Modern Sack Division’s ISO 9001:2008 certification validity will be renewed. Furthermore, the TUV registered auditor briefed closing meeting attendees about major observations during the audit plan.


Closing meeting & audit briefing


Audit Closing Meeting Attendees:

Anees Kareem
Planner

Alwyn D. Fernandes
Maintenance Supervisor

Atieh Atieh
Customer Service & Logistics Manager

Charbel Abi Rashed
Printing Unit Head

Hussein Soliman
Technical Unit Head

Irfan Pawane
Procurement Coordinator

Joe Nohra
Operations Manager

Nicolas Araman
Production Manager

Roy Baradhi
Quality Assurance Manager & QMS Management Representative

Siddharajan Saravanan
TUV – CERT
Lead Auditor

Sultan Arief
Personnel Officer

Tony Medawar
Sales & Marketing Manager

Vijaya Kumar
Plant Manager

Waddah Hajj
Area Quality System Manager

Ziad Hammam
Quality System Specialist


Napco Modern Plastics Products Company - Sack Division is a
Napco company a member of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging, a division of INDEVCO Group, the ‘Local Multinational of the Middle East’.


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Monday, November 1, 2010

Uniplast Corporate Website Goes Online

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On 1 November 2010, Uniplast launched a new web site highlighting its attention to detail, commitment to developing relationships with customers and providing eco-friendly products.


Uniplast’s plant in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia manufactures polyethylene (PE) packaging and films, including food storage bags, manual stretch film, machine stretch film, pallet covers/ top sheets, refuse sacks (trash bags) and disposable table covers.

The PE packaging and film manufacturer establishes a strong online source of communication with clients it serves in the consumer and retail market, institutional away-from-home (AFH) and industrial sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa.





Customers can now access this easy-to-use web site online. This web site demonstrates Uniplast’s dedication to continuous improvement and coincides with Uniplast’s mission to achieve high standards of operational excellence and customer satisfaction.


Uniplast is a
Napco company and a member of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging, a division of INDEVCO Group, the 'Local Multinational of the Middle East'.


Contact Information

Napco Packaging Systems Co. Ltd. (Uniplast)
Phase 4, 6701 Industrial City Jeddah,
Saudi Arabia P.O. Box 3584
Jeddah 22427, Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966-2-6080 806
+966-2-6378 357
Fax: +966-2-6379 842
E-mail: info[at]napcouniplast.com
Web: http://www.napcouniplast.com/



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