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

1 Dec 2017 16:02 News

As August comes to an end, the plastics world is gearing up for a Q4 of big industry shows, so it is no wonder that Plast Eurasia's news that it is 90 per cent sold was our most-clicked news item of the month. more

29 Aug 2017 11:58 News

GPCA Forum

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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

2 Aug 2017 10:42 News

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

19 Jul 2017 11:06 News

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

10 Jul 2017 09:44 News

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

10 Jul 2017 08:50 News

Sacmi is presenting its highest-performing preform-making injection press, the new IPS 400, to a key event in Dubai. more

8 Feb 2017 09:51 News

We look back on the most-read stories on the Middle Eastern Plastics website in January, and unsurprisingly ArabPlast 2017 features heavily. more

30 Jan 2017 09:02 News

Udge Inventa-Fischer, a subsidiary of Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, is building a PET plant for SASA Polyester Sanayi, which when complete will be one of the largest textile polyester lines in the world. more

24 Jan 2017 11:21 News

September brought with it exciting news from the world's second-largest plastics and rubber industry event. I am, of course, talking about CHINAPLAS. more

4 Oct 2016 16:49 News

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

25 Sep 2016 10:00 News

After setting up shop in Salalah, Oman, in 2006, Octal has grown to a four-plant operation in Oman, Saudi Arabia and the US with the capability to product a million tonnes of PET per annum. more

14 Sep 2016 14:58 News 1 Comments

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

11 May 2016 09:47 News

TOMRA Sorting has been selected as the preferred technology partner by one of the Middle East’s leading plastics recycling companies CONSENT FZCO. more

29 Mar 2016 09:39 News

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

15 Mar 2016 09:57 News

SIPA’s mould-making, refurbishing and conversion services in China are an important element of its complete PET preform and bottle mould offering and the kingpin in its CHINAPLAS 2016 campaign. more

3 Mar 2016 12:14 CHINAPLAS 2018

The latest developments in preform manufacturing injection technology will be the subject of a presentation by Sacmi at IranPET aimed at local and international operators in the PET manufacturing sector. more

2 Mar 2016 09:21 News

Nordson's latest pelletising installation project reflects its intensified focus on pelletising systems for the Asian marketplace, which will be evident on its stand at CHINAPLAS 2016. more

27 Jan 2016 16:47 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

15 Jan 2016 11:37 News

Gulfood Manufacturing

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Husky has had a successful run at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, where it presented its PET preform and beverage closure moulding solutions to the Middle Eastern marketplace. more

19 Nov 2015 16:07 News


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