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Linpac and Zultec partner for thermoforming packaging venture in Saudi Arabia

September 14, 2015   Canadian Plastics

A new thermoforming packaging venture is starting up in Saudi Arabia.

Fresh food packaging supplier Linpac Group Ltd. has announced a cooperation agreement with Zultec Group that will establish thermoforming operations in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to supply Linpac-branded rigid and flexible packaging materials in fresh meat and poultry in Saudi Arabia and neighboring countries.

As part of the agreement, the two companies will build a new PET thermoforming facility in Jeddah.

“Zultec has a long history of serving the Middle East food industry and has a deep local knowledge, which when complemented by the Linpac packaging portfolio and intellectual property, creates a powerful opportunity for both companies. We aim to continue to invest and develop the relationship by establishing further extrusion and thermoforming capabilities in the region as the business grows,” said Linpac chairman and CEO Daniel Dayan.

With 21 locations across the world, Zultec manufactures and distributes end-of-the-line packaging solutions and packaging materials. It also supplies engineering and IT solutions.

Linpac has18 manufacturing sites where it produces plastic packaging, container, and film products. Its network also includes 23 sales operations.


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