ATN is a printing and converting machine-manufacturing company based in France. The company recently introduced its latest version of Puma surface slitter-rewinder. The machine can be used for paper, Kraft paper, light-and core board, laminates and specific substrates or paper applications. ‘More than 360 units have been installed,’ enthuses DCM ATN’s area sales manager for the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, Laurent Vizzavona. He indicates that Puma equipment has been used for decades by well-known paper converted brands in Europe and France.
Choosing a well-equipped adhesive supplier to partner with brand owners can be challenging. Several local and international suppliers claim to offer distinct advantages. Global player H.B. Fuller offers customers focused, strategic investment plans to expand its packaging adhesives business on the African continent.
Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests, pushing the price of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels. This poses a heavy burden on households, and holds a special risk for pastoralists in the region.
Metal Tanks is a dedicated supplier of vessels and processing equipment to the beer industry on the African continent. FOOD MANUFACTURING AFRICA spoke to managing director, Rob MacGregor, about some of the latest trends defining the opaque and clear beer market.