Investment in Comexi technologies enhances production at Tropic Plastic & Packaging


Tropic Plastic & Packaging relies on Comexi's technology (photo: Comexi)
Tropic Plastic & Packaging relies on Comexi's technology (photo: Comexi)

As a leading flexible packaging producer in the high-growth African region, Tropic Plastic & Packaging has grown to be one of the most modern and well-equipped plastic packaging companies in Southern Africa. Nowadays, the enterprise is well positioned to take advantage of new requirements and developments in African flexible packaging market, thanks to its investment, innovation and production strategy developed with Comexi (Girona, Spain) technologies.

This family-run company with almost 50 years of experience has recently installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexographic press. Since 2011, the South-African enterprise has trusted in Comexi’s technologies and is now working with different solutions such as the Comexi FPLUS flexographic press and the Comexi F2 MP press apart from other machinery. “It is one of the largest packaging companyiesin this country, leading in the continent and they are continuously growing, achieving the maximum capacity of our printing technologies,” states Comexi’s area manager in Africa, Miquel Gironès. “We are so pleased to be able to assist them in their expanding plan,” he emphasises.

This latest Comexi F2 MB press acquisition is an advanced machine dedicated to short and medium runs that shares the patented FLEXOEfficiency concepts or ergonomics and accessibility of the Comexi F2 family. “It is a top performance flexible machine that will broaden Tropic Plastic & Packaging’s market, boosting its production and completing its range of machines currently available,” stresses Gironès.

“Comexi is the leader in the industry at the moment when it comes to flexographic printing presses. Their attention to detail is immaculate and all elements are tailor-made for our purposes,” assures Ismail Simjee, Tropic Plastic & Packaging managing director. In this sense, Simjee underwrites that Comexi’s aftersales service has been the main reason to continue purchasing new machinery from the Spanish group. “Comexi has helped us gain competitive edge in the Southern African market since partnering up seven years ago and we look forward to continuously growing as a strategic partner in the future,” he points out.