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Crafters Polypropylene Packages achieves record AD*STAR production

06 October 2023, Published under Cement News

By producing 199,000 AD*STAR block bottom sacks in 24 hours on a single conversion line, Crafters Polypropylene Packages (PVT) Ltd has achieved a production record that has never been reached before for this type of sack. Crafters supplies the AD*STAR sacks primarily to the cement industry, one of its main customers being Pakistan’s biggest cement producer, Lucky Cement . With a sack weight of 65g for a filling volume of 50kg, AD*STAR sacks are currently the most lightweight type of sack...

BillerudKronäs to shorten its name to Billerud

06 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Packaging supplier to the cement industry, BillerudKronäs, is changing its name to Billerud from 12 October 2022. The name change symbolises the company’s growth agenda as well as its development into an even more international company. The legal entities are not impacted in any other respect except that they change name from 'BillerudKorsnäs' to 'Billerud', according to the company.

dy-pack wins EUROSAC Gold Award

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

After two years of social distancing, the members of EUROSAC got together for a physical congress on 20 May in Bilbao, Spain. Under the theme 'Paper sacks on the move!', around 130 participants discussed recent developments for the fastdeveloping paper sack and sack kraft paper industry. In the focus of discourse were challenges and opportunities of paper sack recycling in Europe. As one highlight of the congress, the industry’s most remarkable innovations from the past year were presented...

Cherat Packaging Ltd expands its production lines

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cherat Packaging Ltd has successfully installed and commissioned its fourth line of polypropylene plant for producing cement bags. The fourth line of polypropylene cement bag manufacturing plant has again been acquired from leading European supplier Windmoeller & Holscher Group. With this expansion, the production capacity of the company has increased from 195m to 260m polypropylene bags per annum. The plant has been commissioned at the existing factory site of the company in Gadoon Am...

No more plastic cement packaging in Tunisia

14 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines has repealed its joint order with the Ministry of Commerce that authorises the packaging of cement in plastic bags. The decision has been submitted to the Presidency of Governmnet for publication in the Official Journal of the Republic of Tunisia.