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Almarai, the leading producer of liquid dairy and juice products in the Middle East, recently approached the Sidel Group to increase its production capacities around orange juice distributed via cold chain. Read more

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Italian bottling macheinry specialist Sacmi has worked with the Emirates Natural Drinking Water group to increase bottling rates for 500ml containers by over a half. Read more

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The German megaproject engineering firm Thyssenkrupp has cemented a deal to build a PET resins plant in southern Turkey. Read more

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New ventures played a large role in our most-clicked list for October, with a 3D printing school, a new cracker plant and even the shifting weight of the automotive industry in North Africa attracting our attentions. Read more

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Record-breaking complete PET water lines from Sidel achieve 150,000 Bottles per hour in Saudi Arabia. Read more

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July is an intense month climate-wise in the Middle East and MEP is used to the news slowing a little over the hottest month. But in 2017, there was plenty of news as this is a plastics market that even won't let high temperatures slow it down. Read more

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PET Technologies has collaborated with its Turkish partner Makina to set up a second automatic blower machine for a water bottler in Oman. Read more

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Sidel's PET line has directly contributed to five years of solid growth for Twellium, the Ghanian beverage company. Read more

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Austrian packaging specialist ALPLA has made its largest ever acquisition, buying out the leading African packaging company Boxmore Packaging. Read more

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New research from Smithers Pira shows the MENA region presents a world of new opportunities for the print market. Read more

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Iran's leading supplier to the major beverage brands Khoshform has selected Sacmi technology for its quality, performance and flexibility. Read more

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Home to a quarter of the world’s population, India is a strategic market for packaging and Sacmi responds to its needs with advanced, customised solutions and the excellence of far-reaching service. Read more

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The Middle East and African plastics scene is growing by the week and this month's round-up of most-clicked stories on the Middle Eastern Plastics website is testimony to this. Read more

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Sacmi's ultra-clean filling process has been selected by Coca-Cola Group bottler the Société des Boissons Gazeuses du Souss (SBGS). Read more

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Sidel technology has brought 25 per cent energy savings to the Emirates Refreshments Company (ERC) after it carried out a short-neck conversion on its PET bottling line. Read more

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The largest producer of PET preforms in Iran, Khosh Form, is backing SIPA in its latest expansion drive. Read more

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Leading beverage producer Pakistan Beverage Limited has turned to Sidel to assist it in meeting growing demand for fizzy drinks. Read more

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We had a tough time picking our top five stories from September because the last 30 days have been so exciting for Middle Eastern plastics, with event news coming from across the region and major international companies making their mark. Read more

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The first Sidel Matrix has been installed in Dubai as part of Dubai Crystal Mineral Water and Refreshments' facility re-vamp, bringing innovation and efficiency to the beverage manufacturer. Read more

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Uflex is investing Rs 550 crore in its new packaging plant in Sanand in Gujarat as it continues to execute its expansion strategy. Read more

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