Further to the full approval of the Turkish competition authority Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of Elif Holding
With this acquisition, Huhtamaki reinforces its position as a leading flexible packaging company in emerging markets and strengthens its existing flexible packaging business in attractive consumer product categories.  
 
The net sales of the acquired business were...
Sun Chemical has implemented another price increase across its entire portfolio in the EMEA region, effective October 1, 2021

The company said that the global raw material situation had not shown any signs of stabilization during the summer but instead continued to demonstrate further significant inflationary pressures. Raw material shortages are an ongoing concern, and the competitive environment to secure these...

Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to acquire Elif Holding
In line with Huhtamaki’s 2030 growth strategy, the acquisition adds scale in strategic geographies and supports Huhtamaki’s progress towards reaching its sustainability ambitions. The acquisition also expands Huhtamaki’s technology capabilities and product range.  
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The Sigma Middle East Labels team
The label industry in the Middle East was only partially affected by the pandemic. While some converters reported losses, others found growth opportunities. One such label converter, Ajman, UAE-based Sigma Middle East Labels Industries, grew by 30 percent in 2020 and has recently expanded...
HP Industrial Printing has appointed Dynagraph as its distributor for its Indigo and PageWide presses in the Middle East
HP Industrial Printing has appointed Dynagraph as its distributor for its Indigo and PageWide presses in the Middle East. In a conversation with Adir Ariel, regional business manager for Indigo in HP CEMA (Central Europe, Middle East, Africa), and Ronnie Louw, product manager of HP Indigo at...
New UAE label converter Paramount installs Lombardi Flexoline 430

The company also prints variable images and text to create compelling personalized marketing messages.

Sadiq Ali, owner of Paramount Label Printing Press, says that having accumulated 28 years of commercial experience in the label printing industry, this move was inevitable. ‘Moreover,...

Cosmo Films has announced plans to increase sales of its specialty and value-added products in the MENA region

The India-headquartered company has had a presence in the Middle East market since 2008. The region has always been an important market for Cosmo films and accounted for the company’s sales of 10 million USD in the past year.  

‘This figure is improving year on year as our market in the...

Edale has appointed Phoenix Colour Technologies as its exclusive distributor in the Middle East

Phoenix Colour Technologies have been in the printing and packaging industry for more than 15 years. It represents an extensive portfolio of global brands with its engineering team spanning over 50 years of combined experience.

Darren Pickford, sales director of Edale, commented: ‘We are...

 Venkatasubramanian Hariharan, managing director, Canon Middle East and Turkey (CMET)
Hariharan has twenty-seven years of industry experience, with fifteen years of experience at Canon Middle East. He was previously the B2C business unit director. He was instrumental in securing a leadership position for CME across the GCC market through a successful channel and country...
Vinsak has upgraded its Usar universal slitter and rewinder with an inkjet unit featuring UV/IR drying and 100 percent inspection

The Usar’s inkjet unit utilizes either water-based or UV-cured drop-on-demand print heads with resolutions up to 1,200 DPI. The machine, available in 350mm, 450mm and 550mm widths, features a high build option with up to 150 microns achieved by jetting with varnish and a range of digital foiling...

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