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PT Siam Cement Group will seek growth in packaging sector

04 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Thai owned PT Siam Cement Group (SCG) Indonesia plans to acquire more packaging companies in Indonesia to achieve higher growth amid tighter competition in the cement industry. PT SCG Indonesia business support director Vikorn Phongsatorn said his company would target local companies. "We will target some particular companies but it is hard to say how many because merger and acquisition opportunities come and go," Vikorn said in Jakarta. PT SCG Indonesia has three main businesses, cement ...

Lafarge Cement rolls out new Point of Sale for Merchant Partners

22 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Packed cement pallet Aggregate Industries has designed new point of sale materials for its Lafarge Cement range to help support its merchant stockists drive sales.   F ollowing 18 months of product innovation to extend its range of packed products, including a Sulfate Resistant Portland fly ash cement and a Postmix offering, Lafarge Cement has launched what it describes as "a simple yet incredibly effective piece of point of sale that ensures maximum impact."   The new Lafarge Ce...

Caribbean Cement to upgrade packaging equipment

13 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Caribbean Cement Company has said that equipment upgrades required in the packing area will be undertaken over the weekend. The work will improve efficiency and consistent packaging of the company’s products. Hardware merchants and dealers last week reported that they were unable to meet demand because of a lack of supply from the cement producer. Corporate Communication and Public Relations Manager, Sophia Lowe Pinnock, explained that the lack of delivery related to an issue in the pl...

Nepal: Arghakhanchi Cement introduces moisture-proof packaging.

06 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The Arghakhanchi Cement company has introduced new moisture-proof packaging for its bagged cement, reports myrepublica.com. “We have introduced this new packaging to ensure the standard weight and to keep the cement safe from moisture. We have successfully achieved a new milestone in our commitment by providing high-quality products to dealers, consumers, and constructors which will strengthen our trust and relationship,” Pashupati Murarka, director of Arghakhachi Cement, said in the stat...

Nepal: new packaging for Jagdamba Cement

22 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Jagdamba Cement announced new packaging for its Jagdamba Ultra Premium OPC Cement. In a statement the company said that its products can now compete with any international product available in Nepal. It has received NS 49, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015/ISO 14001:2015 certifications.

Ethiopia: Dangote to establish production line for cement bags

01 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Aliko Dangote has used his meeting with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia to outline his conglomerate’s plans to increase investment in the country, the Ethiopian Herald reports. In a press conference following the meeting, Dangote told reporters that he planned to manufacture cement bags in Ethiopia. The bags currently used by the Dangote Cement operations in the country had to be imported, costing the firm millions of dollars. "We are also opening a very big factory to produce cement ba...

EUROSAC Grand Prix Award is won by dy-pack

07 July 2016, Published under Cement News

This year’s EUROSAC Grand Prix Award went to dy-pack for the Self-dy sack a pasted paper valve bag with a dustproof, self-closing internal valve. A plastic lip in the valve area secures the closing of the valve after filling to prevent the bag from leaking. The award was handed out at the EUROSAC Congress in Marseille, France,that was held from 26-28 May. At this event the paper sack industry met to showcase its latest innovatons under the  motto “Present and future needs.” At the even...

Brazil: Votorantim Cimentos launches new portfolio of bagged cement

19 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos is launching in the Brazilian market the biggest innovation of its retailing cement portfolio in 83 years of history, the company said in a statement. The launch is the result of extensive research that involved over 400 construction professionals, focussed on understanding the challenges, difficulties and needs of the various stakeholders of the construction industry, the Brazilian cement market leader explained. The survey iden...

Hope to launch bagged cement product, UK

11 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Hope Construction Materials has announced the launch of its new bagged cement product. Its Professional Grade Cement, the newest entrant into a UK bagged cement market worth GBP180m annually, will be available to customers across the southern half of England later this year. The newly-revealed product pack design, developed in association with Cognition Agency, features a large ram – a nod to the firm’s rich Derbyshire roots and the source of the raw materials used to make the cement. Ho...

American Starlinger-Sahm hosts grand opening of US HQ

01 October 2015, Published under Cement News

American Starlinger-Sahm Inc celebrated the official opening of the new US headquarters in Fountain Inn, in the Greenville Metropolitan area, South Carolina, with a two-day Open House. The inauguration ceremony of the new 23,000ft 2 facility was held on the evening of 23 September 2015 and attended by the mayor of Fountain Inn, Gary Long, as well as the Director of Fountain Inn Administration, Eddie Case, Gary Smith, member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, and importan...