African Focus

Alpla announces joint venture in Egypt

Headquarters of Alpla Taba in El Obour, close to CairoThe ALPLA Group has formed a joint venture with the Taba Group in Egypt. The Austria-based specialist in plastic packaging has thus strengthened its market position in Africa.

How to start your packaging manufacturing journey in Africa

The Investing in Africa Propak Packaging Conference drew a large number of attendeesHosted during Propak Africa 2016, the Investing in Africa Propak Packaging Conference was held on 17 March 2016 at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg.

Meet packaging technology experts at Propak Africa 2016

Comas-RS1-machine-launched-at-Propak-Africa-2016During Propak Africa 2016, Imas Ingenious Machines (Imas) will play host to a number of technical and marketing experts from the company’s European principals. These specialists will share their expertise with visitors and present their latest innovations and developments in packaging machinery and inspection technologies. 

Bosch supplies filling and packaging line to Novartis in Egypt

Pack shots of the Otrivin Saline Baby nose drops and Otrivin nasal spray productsSwiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has been producing and filling a wide range of pharmaceuticals in Egypt for more than 50 years.

Merck counts on Africa for growth

Merck’s CEO-elect, Stefan Oschmann, will become CEO in April 2016Leading science and technology company Merck announced on 20 November that it plans to considerably expand its presence on the African continent over the next five years. It is counting on the region’s entrepreneurial spirit and innovation power for growth.

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