Innovative Solution in Plastic Food Packaging Through Collaboration of KFAS, EQUATE, Americana & Plastic Industries Company

equate-packaging-solutionsKFAS, EQUATE, Americana –Meat Cluster and PIC (a local plastic manufacturer) entered into a collaborative partnership to devise an optimal solution in plastic food packaging. The solution was developed based on plastic raw material production, film conversion and food packaging, which included developing and enhancing the food packaging plastic properties at the Research & Development Center of EQUATE.

“KFAS has been utilizing its contacts with local, regional and international entities to find the best technology and knowledge providers that can assist the companies in identifying the technology suitable for their businesses. We introduced both EQUATE and Americana to the German Institutes in hope that they find new technologies that can be of value to both companies individually. KFAS is pleased to be the catalyst that activated the cooperation between EQUATE, Americana, and PIC”, said Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director-General, KFAS.

Highlighting the importance of collaboration for innovative solutions, Mohammad Husain, President & CEO of EQUATE, said “We need very robust collaboration within a framework of an innovation-based partnership. We really appreciate KFAS for being the catalyst that enabled all participating entities to achieve their final goal. Today, this collaboration should not stop as it is an embodiment of our slogan ‘Partners in Success.’ This is in line with EQUATE’s constant drive to develop differentiated products and solutions to advance the local industry and support its growth.”

Americana – Meat Cluster CEO Mohamed Mahrous Awad said, “Our collaboration with the technical and industrial experts like EQUATE and PIC, through the scientific platform of KFAS, merging their solid scientific and technical experience with our practical and technical industrial environment would only lead to the best quality solutions benefitting the industry, environment, and the society.”

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