Dubai injection for local packaging industry

2010-10-11 10:34

Dubai-based diversified group, Darvesh, will invest R200 million in South Africa’s packaging industry over the next five years.

In a statement, the company said it would build a packaging materials manufacturing plant in KwaZulu-Natal.

“The plant will not only create employment, but also introduce highly sophisticated technology and equipment to the local packaging industry,” managing director Ahsan Hassan Darvesh said.

“Once completed, our facility will have the capacity to produce 15 000 tons of stretch film annually in the region.”

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