OCTAL gets international recognition for quality

To recognize the quality of OCTAL’s operations at their PET Sheet Plants in Oman, the clear rigid packaging material suppliers have been awarded the certification for production excellence.

The company was given a coveted internationally-recognized AA rating following a recent rigorous audit of their Salalah facilities against the requirements of British Retail Consortium Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5.

OCTAL CEO Nicholas Barakat said: “This level of certification rewards OCTAL’s level of commitment to excellence and recognizes the quality, safety and compliance of our products and plant procedures. By awarding OCTAL the highest rating achievable to the packaging industry, the British Retail Consortium has

Taropa Technologies extends its range to HP in Southern Africa

Taropa Technologies is a dedicated business solutions aggregator in office automation, providing quality products, professional services and value-added support to its distribution network in southern Africa.

Taropa’s previous focus was predominantly on Samsung multifunction printers (MFPs), but, as of 2019, its range has been extended to the HP A3 and A4 MFP range. Taropa still has a dedicated team to support Samsung in the market, but looks forward to supplying the HP range to its national

Positive outlook for digital display technologies in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East

According to International Expo Consults, digital signage and display technology is the future and the segment will grow in the UAE. At the moment, the global digital signage market is estimated to value at USD 20.8 billion and is expected to grow to USD 29.6 billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 7.3%. SGI Dubai 2020, the leading industry event for the printing and signage industry will play a significant role in the growth of the market in the Middle East.

Sharif Rahman, CEO, International Expo

Kenya government & De La Rue joint venture kicks off

De La Rue plc (“De La Rue” or the “Group”) announces the commencement of its joint venture with the government of Kenya on its currency and secure printing site in Nairobi, the Republic of Kenya.

De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial currency and security printer and the joint venture strengthens and builds on the Group’s existing long-term strategic relationship with the government of Kenya. The site in Nairobi will become a centre of excellence for banknote production and security

Segezha Group plans to build in Egypt its own converting

According to the corporate press service of Segezha Group, the timber group of companies Segezha Group (part of Sistema) will take part in the IV international exhibition “Arabia-EXPO 2019” and the XII session of the Russian-Arab Business Council, which will be held in Moscow In the Central exhibition hall “Manege” on April 08-10.
The programme of the forum includes discussion of the prospects for the creation of the Russian industrial zone (RPP) at the Eastern Port said the site in the special