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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. more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Turkstat has recorded a massive surge in imports of polyethylene terephthalates (PET) in the second quarter of 2015. more

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