Comexi announces sale of four slitters to a Pakistani group


Comexi extends its presence in Pakistan (photo: Comexi)
Comexi extends its presence in Pakistan (photo: Comexi)

Comexi (Girona, Spain), a global supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging, printing and converting sectors, strengthens its strategic alliance with Universal Packaging Company (Pvt) Ltd. and International Packaging Films (Pvt) Ltd., two leading sister companies in Pakistan. This new acquisition is expected to allow the companies an increase in their product portfolio, better performance, and a wider application offer in packaging.

Both corporations, mostly dedicated to flexible packaging and the production of BOPP in Pakistan, have recently acquired four Comexi slitters including the first Comexi Laser in this country and are maintaining their ongoing strategy of investment in leading-edge equipment. “Comexi Laser is a groundbreaking technology that will allow Universal Packaging Company to make new trendy applications and innovative solutions such as easy open, windows and micro perforations in order to go one step further, expanding their product portfolio,” explains Fran Perez, Comexi Area Manager in this region.

These new purchases are intended to be a turning point for Pakistan’s flexible packaging market. “We are the first converter in Pakistan that will be working with this new solution,” confirms Naveed Godil, CEOof Universal Packaging Company and International Packaging Films, two companies that have builta solid and reputable business in the market.

The first slitter was already installed in January at International Packaging Films. “We were impressed by the machine’s performance, it means a qualitative leap. It also gives us confidence that we can rely on the support of Comexi technicians and local assistance,” ensures NaveedGodil.