Wednesday, October 31, 2012

INDEVCO Launches Chemical & Petrochemical Packaging Portal in Spanish

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INDEVCO Group introduces the Spanish chemical and petrochemical packaging portal providing sector related information, product specifications, news, and photos.


INDEVCO Spanish chemical and petrochemical packaging portal displays product-detailed information with a large variety of high-resolution vivid product images for Spanish speakers. The portal allows visitors to gather information about corrugated, paper and plastic packaging materials, including bulk bins, multi-wall paper sacks (MWS), stretch hood films, shrink hood films, PE valve bags, form fill seal (FFS) films and octabin liners.
 
Spanish-speaking prospects and customers can submit direct requests for quotations (RFQs), as well as engage in live chat. Interested visitors can access
in-depth product information and detailed specifications about products and download relevant brochures.
 
Visitors, through the Spanish chemical and petrochemical packaging portal, can follow all social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. Interested parties can also subscribe to INDEVCO’s OUTBOUND e-newsletter to access sector, company, and product related news, as well as be informed of all upcoming events.
 
 

 

 


For More Information

INDEVCO Lead Generation Unit
INDEVCO Group
Ajaltoun, Lebanon

Tel: +961-9-209 108
Email:
salessupport@indevcoexport.com
Web: www.petro-chemicalpackaging.com/spanish/

www.indevcoexport.com/

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Monday, October 29, 2012

Masterpak Keeps Track of Industry Trends at Horti Fair 2012

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Masterpak will attend Horti Fair 2012 to keep up-to-date with international horticultural innovations in the field of breeding, greenhouse technology and growing techniques.


Masterpak, co-extruded polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer, will be at Horti Fair 2012 on 30 October – 2 November 2012 to monitor the latest technologies and innovations in the horticultural sector. The event will take place at the RAI International Exhibition and Congress Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Rany Sfeir, Masterpak Market Manager for Horticultural & Agricultural Film, and Karim Souidi, Area Sales Manager Spain & Portugal - INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division Europe, will meet new customers and prospects at the 4-day event. Furthermore, Sfeir will attend 2 conferences discussing greenhouse covers during Horti Fair 2012.

About Horti Fair 2012 

Horti Fair is the largest international horticultural exhibition on "Technology, Innovation, and Inspiration in Horticulture", hosting almost 500 exhibitors from dozens of countries. The event features seminars, networking and events about innovations in the field of breeding, greenhouse technology and growing techniques. 

About Masterpak

Masterpak, established in 1974, manufactures customized co-extruded polyethylene (PE) films and bags. The PE 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, serving sectors in Europe, the Arabian Gulf, Middle East, Africa, Asia, America and Australia.
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Friday, October 26, 2012

Interstate Container to Attend PACK EXPO 2012

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Interstate Container will meet with processing and packaging suppliers at PACK EXPO International 2012.


Interstate Container will attend PACK EXPO International 2012 to examine sustainable packaging solutions and secure a booth for the 2013 PACK EXPO to be held in Las Vegas. The integrated processing-packaging solutions event will take place in McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA from 28 - 31 October 2012.

Interstate Container representatives, Jeff Cormier, Interstate Container National Sales & Marketing Manager, Matt Clark, Mechanical Packaging Manager, and Frank Biskach, Mechanical Packaging Technician, will be at the event on 30 October 2012 to monitor innovative packaging technologies and solutions providing a platform for next-generation product development.

Interstate Container manufactures innovative sustainable Greencoat® corrugated boxes for packing poultry, meat, seafood, fresh produce, floral, and decorative stone, among others. The FBA-certified corrugated box is 100% recyclable, repulpable and compostable due to the eco-fiendly wax-free box coating. Greencoat® boxes offer water resistant properties and withstand shifts from cold-to-hot environments, high exposure to moisture, and rough handling.

About PACK EXPO 2012

PACK EXPO International 2012, four-day event, brings together more than 46,000 buyers from all over the globe and 1,800-plus leading suppliers, showcasing state-of-the art materials, machinery and methods for packaging and processing in every market.

PACK EXPO International comprises more than 1.1 million square feet of exhibit space featuring comprehensive processing-packaging solutions, breakthrough technologies, on-site demonstrations, as well as new possibilities for improved safety, security, sustainability and cost savings.

About Interstate Container

Interstate Container manufacturing plants in Columbia, South Carolina and Cambridge, Maryland manufacture eco-friendly Greencoat® corrugated cartons for packing poultry, meat, seafood, fresh produce, floral, and decorative stone, among others. In addition, they produce waxed chicken boxes for packing fresh or frozen chicken, turkey, duck or geese.

Interstate Container Cambridge and Interstate Container Columbia are members of Interstate Resources Container Division.

 
Contact Information
 
Jeff Cormier

National Sales and Marketing Manager
Interstate Container
Tel: +410-221-1508
Email:
greencoat@interstatecontainer.com

Web: www.greencoat.net


Twitter:
www.twitter.com/GREENCOATboxes

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GREENCOATboxes

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-container
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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Interstate Container to Attend PMA Fresh Summit 2012

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Interstate Container executives meet key players in the fresh produce and floral supply chain at the PMA Fresh Summit 2012.

Interstate Container representatives will attend the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit 2012 on 27 - 28 October at Anaheim Convention Center, California, USA. As manufacturer of Greencoat® wax-free recyclable corrugated packaging, Interstate Container will gain insight into how farms are packing produce today, as well as explore whether farms are shifting to recyclable packaging.  Greencoat® has proven to be the strongest and most sustainable box, in a wet, long haul environment.
 
Jeff Cormier, Interstate Container National Sales & Marketing Manager, and John Muller, Sales Account Manager, will meet prospects in the fresh produce and floral industry, keep track of upcoming trends at the event, and secure booth space for the 2013 PMA show to be held in New Orleans.

About PMA Fresh Summit

Held on 26 - 28 October 2012, Fresh Summit International Convention and Exposition will provide visitors with the latest developments and trends in fruit and vegetables produce, as well as floral supply chain.

More than 900 exhibitors from all over the world will showcase up-to-date products and services for three days of networking, innovation, visibility and deal making. Exhibitors include grower-shippers, foodservice operators and distributors, as well as suppliers of equipment, packaging, technology, transportation, food safety programs, etc.

About Interstate Container



Interstate Container manufacturing plants in Columbia, South Carolina and Cambridge, Maryland manufacture eco-friendly Greencoat® corrugated cartons for packing poultry, meat, seafood, fresh produce, floral, and decorative stone, among others. In addition, they produce waxed chicken boxes for packing fresh or frozen chicken, turkey, duck or geese. 


Contact Information

Jeff Cormier
National Sales and Marketing Manager
Interstate Container

Tel: +410-221-1508
Email:
greencoat@interstatecontainer.com

Web: www.greencoat.net


Twitter: www.twitter.com/GREENCOATboxes

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GREENCOATboxes

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-container

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sanita Hosts Journalists from Around the Globe

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Sanita, leading hygiene disposables manufacturer in Lebanon, helps international journalists become acquainted with Lebanon.
 
 
Sanita will host international journalists participating in the ‘Olympiades Internationales des Médias 2012’ at Zouk Mosbeh premises on 24 October 2012. The Olympiad (Olympics), taking place for the first time in Beirut, Lebanon, brings together journalists from Australia, Europe, and North America. As part of its on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, Sanita aims to promote Lebanese industry and highlight existing professionalism in the industrial sector.
 
A Day with Sanita: Program
 
1.    Welcome Breakfast at Sanita Zouk Plant
2.    Sanita & INDEVCO Introductory Presentation
3.    ‘Shouf Halak Bi Lebnan’ Patriotic Campaign Video
4.    Welcome Speech: Dounia Aoun , Sanita Quality Assurance Representative
5.    Sanita Zouk Plant Tour
6.    Oriental & Occidental Buffet


About the ‘Olympiad International des MEDIAS
 
The 12th edition of the annual Olympiad gathers approximately 150 international journalists coming from: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Lebanon, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, and Ukraine. The 2012 Olympics tournament will take place from 18 – 25 October 2012.

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

INDEVCO Paper Containers Releases ‘INBOX’ Corporate Magazine Issue 2

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INDEVCO Paper Containers division releases its October 2012 INBOX corporate magazine.


INDEVCO Paper Containers’ new issue of the corporate magazine INBOX discusses the division’s new projects and activities including the latest corrugated innovations, sustainable initiatives, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) strategies, as well as outsourcing challenges.

In line with INDEVCO family spirit, the magazine aims at keeping corrugated packaging division employees informed and engaged. This edition of INBOX focuses on health and safety issues, as well as features an exclusive interview with Easternpak's General Manager, Fouad Khalil.

Also available in this issue, INDEVCO Paper Containers offers travel and culture guides, and entertainment exercises. In order to ensure synergy within INDEVCO Paper Containers division, the magazine helps employees get acquainted with the ‘face behind the name’ in the “Meet the Family” section.


To view the online edition, click below.
 
 
 
INBOX is published by INDEVCO Paper Containers Marketing Department, with all rights reserved. 

About INDEVCO Paper Containers

INDEVCO Paper Containers, a division of INDEVCO Group, specializes in corrugated packaging and operates in four manufacturing plants in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.

INDEVCO Paper Containers packaging services include flexography (pre-print and post-print), offset printing and finishing techniques from lamination to varnishing, serving the agriculture, beverage, chemical and petrochemical, dairy, hygiene disposables, industrial, pharmaceutical, processed food and soap and detergent sectors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Unipak, Unipak Nile, Unipak Hellas, and Easternpak are members of INDEVCO Paper Containers.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New Cast Film Line Increases Plant Output: Napco Modern – Technical Division Cuts Delivery Time

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Napco Modern Plastic Products – Technical Division increases plant productivity to meet growing market demand for cast polypropylene (CPP) and barrier films.


Napco Modern Plastic Products – Technical Division, plastic flexible film manufacturer, installs new state-of-art 7-layer cast line at plant in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The new cast line increases plant efficiency and effectiveness, increasing CPP and barrier film annual output.  

Furthermore, the new cast line enhances delivery time, enabling Napco Modern – Technical Division to better meet customer needs and offer quality service. The additional machine aids Napco Modern – Technical Division in better serving the paramedical, food, industrial, and dairy sectors in the Middle East and North African (MENA) and European Markets.
 
 

The cast line produces:

Cast Polypropylene (CPP) films
Film Thickness: 15 – 150 µ
Maximum Film Net Width: 2700 mm

Thermoforming Barrier Films
Film Thickness: 30 – 300 µ
Maximum Film Net Width: 2700 mm

About Napco Modern Plastic Products Company - Technical Division

Napco Modern Plastic Products Company - Technical Division, located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, manufactures high-barrier films and bags, polyethylene (PE) films and bags, as well as CPP films and bags. The co-extruded plastic packaging manufacturer serves the food processing, dairy, beverage, paramedical and industrial sectors.

Napco Modern Plastic Products Company is a
Napco company and a member of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging, a division of INDEVCO Group.
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Monday, October 15, 2012

INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division to Present at Dubai Plast Pro 2012

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INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division to present the impact of shale gas evolution on Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) plastic converting sector for prominent global polymer industry players.


Sarkis Dagher, Global Key Account Director at Napco Group, will represent INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division, at Dubai Plast Pro 2012: 14th World Congress. The international congress and exhibition will take place from 15 - 17 October 2012 at Raffles Dubai Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dagher will discuss the impact of gas technology on petrochemical industry growth, as well as new challenges facing the GCC petrochemical industry and plastic converters. Furthermore, he will present future projections of shale gas exploration, as well as effects of global petrochemical industry trends. Dagher will also reflect on future considerations about GCC polymer industry on the trade/export map in 2020.
 
 
About Dubai Plast Pro 2012

Dubai Plast Pro 2012 program covers the changing polymers industry landscape and offers insight into solutions and opportunities. Speakers at the event will present the latest state-of-the-art equipment technology in the Middle East to enable plastic products producers to further compete in premium market applications such as multifunctional packaging, engineering, architectural, construction, pipes, profiles and recycling. 

About INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division

INDEVCO Flexible Packaging plants manufacture polyethylene (PE) films, as well as plastic and paper bags and rolls for the agricultural and horticultural, beverage, building and construction, catering, chemical and petrochemical, food, household, hygiene and tissue disposables, industrial, pharmaceutical, soap and detergent sectors.

Members of INDEVCO Flexible Packaging Division include Masterpak in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon; Napco Modern -Sack Division, Napco Modern - Technical Division, National Paper Products Company, and COMPACT in Dammam, Saudi Arabia; as well as United Plastic Products Company (UPPC), Napco Packaging Systems Co. Ltd. (Uniplast), and Multipak in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

New Copyrights Protect Innovative Pizza Box Designs

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INDEVCO Paper Containers division receives copyrights for Manhattan and Venice pizza box designs targeting the European market.


INDEVCO Paper Containers’ member companies developed appealing and innovative pizza box designs to meet European market demand. By attaining copyrights on the visual  designs, INDEVCO Paper Containers aims to safeguard its customers interest and ensure that offered packaging designs are unique and protected.

INDEVCO Paper Containers division initially launched the Manhattan pizza box design in 2009, as a result of the success of the original red and white pizza box design. The corrugated delivery box offered a new attractive design to the European market, integrating high resolution preprint graphics.

Consistent with INDEVCO Paper Containers’ objective to continuously innovate and offer customers new vivid packaging designs, the division launched the 3D Venice pizza box in 2011. Venice pizza boxes offer three dimensional high-quality graphics printed on recyclable paper. The graphic, standing-out with its continuous design, completes the concept of functionality, attractiveness, and sustainability.

Maroun Khoury, INDEVCO Paper Containers Export Manager, explains:

“The boxes, branded under Manhattan and Venice pizza boxes, feature a remarkable preprint design that became well-known in the market. They are considered to be among our most successful products in Europe.

This was the reason behind our decision to copyright these designs, enabling us to protect it.”

 
 

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About INDEVCO Paper Containers

INDEVCO Paper Containers, a division of INDEVCO Group, specializes in corrugated packaging and operates in four manufacturing plants in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.

INDEVCO Paper Containers packaging services include flexography (pre-print and post-print), offset printing and finishing techniques from lamination to varnishing, serving the agriculture, beverage, chemical and petrochemical, dairy, hygiene disposables, industrial, pharmaceutical, processed food and soap and detergent sectors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Unipak, Unipak Nile, Unipak Hellas, and Easternpak are members of INDEVCO Paper Containers.



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Monday, October 8, 2012

Freshdays Names ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ Contest Winners

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Sanita, a leading consumer disposables manufacturer in Lebanon, congratulates 8 winners for participating in ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ contest on Freshdays Facebook Fan Page.
 

Sanita held 4 weekly draws to randomly select 8 winning contestants from ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ Facebook contest, which ran from 6 September – 6 October 2012. Winners receive a $500 prize from Freshdays.

Freshdays ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ Winners:

Week 1 Winner:
Rasha Abu Ebead from UAE

Week 2 Winner:
Vanessa Abboud from Lebanon

Week 3 Winners:
Shatha Nozha from UAE
Hanaa Hasan from Egypt

Week 4 Winners:
Ruba Al Kilani from Jordan
Fatemahh Bbas from Kuwait
Omhassan Al Marzouq from KSA
Joanna Chaaya from Lebanon

Freshdays ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ Facebook contest consisted of daily sporty questions for participants to guess. Contestants entered weekly draws more than once and increased chances of winning by uploading pictures, as well as sharing and inviting friends to partake in the contest.

Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ contest aimed at encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle to empower sporty women.

Read more about the ‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ contest
‘Are You Sporty Enough? Keep on Playing’ Contest Encourages Women to Stay Active

About Freshdays

Freshdays, produced by Sanita sal in Lebanon, is a leading brand of pantyliners in the Middle East. The brand includes Freshdays 2 in 1, Freshdays Long, Freshdays Normal, Freshdays Normal Scented, Freshdays Singles, Freshdays String, and Freshdays Sports.

Freshdays Sports targets athletic women and women on the go. The breathable panty liner, designed with 100% cotton cover and odor control, offers long-lasting freshness. The product adjusts to body movements, providing flexibility and optimal comfort during workout.


 
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Geomembrane Offers Lining Solution: Faqra Lake in Lebanon

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Masterpak, polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer in Zouk Mosbeh, installs geomembrane liner for aesthetic lake in Faqra, Lebanon.
 
 
On 24 and 25 September 2012, Masterpak team completed geoliner installation at a land (approximately 1,000 m2) acquired by Massaya winery in Faqra, Lebanon. The flexible, durable, and impermeable geomembrane liner will preserve and contain water in the artificial lake to beautify surrounding land and scenery.
 
About Faqra Lake Geomembrane Installation 
 
Massaya lake project details:
 
·  Project owner: Massaya winery from Bekaa Valley
·  Lake dimensions: width: 25 m; length: 40 m
·  Geomembrane covered surface: approximately 1000 m2
·  AGRU High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane used: 1.5 mm
·  Geotextile used: 200 gr/m2

 
 
About Geomembranes

Specifications
·  Film thickness: 0.75 - 3.0 mm
·  Film width: 5 - 7 m
·  Film length: 50 – 300 m

Features
·  Flexible, strong & durable film
·  Elongate under stress to maintain integrity of the liners
·  Resist against puncturing, tearing or cracking
·  Resist UV exposure, low and high temperatures
·  Resist rodent and insect attacks

Applications

·  Environmental applications (retention basins & secondary containment)
·  Hydraulic engineering (dams, irrigation pond, canals and firefighting basins)
·  Landfill engineering (landfill sealing: base, slope and capping)
·  Civil engineering (waterproof construction)




You can also read:
Geomembrane Offers Lining Solution: Ain El Naanaa Irrigation Lake in Lebanon
Masterpak Successfully Installs Geomembrane for Large Irrigation Lake in Lebanon

About Masterpak

Masterpak, established in 1974, manufactures customized co-extruded polyethylene (PE) films and bags. In addition to geomembranes, Masterpak also manufactures various PE building and construction films, such as concrete curing film, multi-purpose protection film, under slab vapor barrier, above ground barricade warning, and underground warning tapes and signs.

The PE 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, serving sectors in Europe, the Arabian Gulf, Middle East, Africa, Asia, America and Australia.

For More Information

Bachir Awwad
Market Manager, Geomembrane Liners
Masterpak sal

P.O.Box: 11-2354 Beirut
Zouk, Lebanon

Tel:  +961-9-209 001 
Fax: +961-9-209 002
Email: bachir.awwad[at]masterpaklb.com  
Web: www.masterpaklb.com


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