SUN PACKAGING CO S.A.O.C. was established in 1998 in the Sultanate of Oman. Headquartered in Muscat, SPC has two manufacturing Units – one in Rusayl near Muscat in the Sultanate & the other one in Mer Rouge, Port Louis at Mauritius.
The Company currently has 2 Business Units: Flexible Packaging & PP Woven
a) Flexible Packaging Division: Oman Unit:
The company was the first Flexible Packaging Company in the Sultanate of Oman. Today the company is renowned in the Middle East for its high quality Rotogravure printing in both line and half tones. The company’s production facility is located in Rusayl Industrial Estate in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman and employ over 170 people.
Sun Packaging Company has been consistently performing over the years. It was nominated for the `Flame of Excellence Award twice in past four years, an Award instituted by the Omani Industry. It has also been nominated for the `Exporter of the year` Award in recognition of its export performance.
With an installed capacity of 12,000 tons in Oman and a premier position in the Converting Business in the MENA region, the Company has been adding new equipment on a regular basis as SPC tries to widen the product range for its customers. SPC has grown 20 times in the last 15 years and is currently a leading supplier to the Food & Non Food Segments and counts various MNC among its Customers. Exporting to almost 26 countries currently, SPC has created a large, committed Customer base through its consistency in supply quality & reliability.
Keeping in mind the consistent growth that the Company has achieved over the years, SPC has made its foray in to the African Continent recently. In 2014, SPC opened its Factory in the scenic Island of Mauritius. Ideally placed on the main shipping routes, this Unit has been built to cater to the requirements of Customers in East Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. With Transit times less than a week to South Africa and 10-15 days to other parts, SPC offers a viable alternate to Customers. Another advantage that this Unit provides is supply of Material under the SADC & COMESA Certificate of Origin thereby enabling Importers to buy on Duty Free basis from Mauritius. The factory in Mauritius has a capacity of 3000 tons currently is fully equipped with the latest Equipment including a Pouching Machine expected to be installed by March 2015. SPC has already started supplying Printed OPP, Paper or Foil based laminates to neighbouring countries and is poised to go in for an Expansion in Q3 2015.
b) PP Woven Division:
This division currently in its infancy was setup to cater to the increasing needs of our growing Customer base. With Customers opting to supply the Market with packs ranging from portion packs to bulk bags of 50 kgs or even FIBC Bags of upto 1500 kgs, the Company responded to its Customers by starting this Division.
Apart from possessing a 6 color Offset facility, a first in the Region, we have a manufacturing setup that enables us to supply Printed & Laminated Bags in various options – a first in the region. Printed attractively in various designs of upto 8 colors by Gravure process the Company is able to offer Printed & Extrusion Laminated PP Woven bags for a variety of retail packing applications. Detergents, Sugar, Rice, Animal Feeds, Duty Free promotion – the list is endless.
SPC has a current capacity of 24 million bags annually and is slowly expanding the variety that can be offered to meet Customer requirements. We are committed to meet our customer needs by providing them with innovative and effective packaging solutions and thus establish long-term business relationships with them by providing high-quality services. We focus our products primarily on the business-to-business segment of the market and all our future expansions are geared accordingly.
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