Linpac ties up with Zultec for thermoforming facility in Middle East


UK-headquartered fresh food packaging supplier Linpac has announced a new co-operation with Zultec Group, a multinational retail and industrial supplies leader based out of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The companies will establish a PET thermoforming facility in Jeddah to supply Linpac branded rigid and flexible packaging materials, dedicated to serving food processors and retailers in fresh meat and poultry in the Saudi Arabia, GCC and neighbouring countries.

Zultec is a multi-faceted conglomerate with 21 locations worldwide and has over 30 years experience in the integrated supply of Engineering & I.T Solutions, along with a strong footprint in manufacturing and distributing End-of-the-line Packaging Solutions & Packaging Materials.

Daniel Dayan, Linpac Chairman/CEO said: ”We are delighted to formalise our relationship with the Zultec. It 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.”

Zulqiurnain Ali Khan, Zultec Group President/CEO also commented: “We hope to add value to the Saudi economy through this cooperation by bringing world-class standard packaging solutions to the food industry, while creating employment & providing training to Saudis.”

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


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