Ta g h l e e f I n d u s t r i e s N e w s
Seminars in North Africa
held its 1st of a series of three, one day “Technical Seminars”
planned for North Africa region in Casablanca,
on 23rd Feb
2012 followed by Tunis,
on 29th March and Algiers,
on 16th May.
as a leading Exporter of BOPP, Cast & metallised films for food and
labeling industries into North Africa for over a decade, wanted to
reinforce its collaboration with customers in a slightly unconventional
way. The focus was on the dissemination of knowledge related to
BOPP films manufacturing process, the common technical issues
faced by customers in daily operations and their remedies and
the printing and lamination technologies for different variety of
applications like IML, WAL and barrier packaging. These events were
the first of its kind held in the region by a manufacturer of BOPP films
and were highly appreciated and applauded by the audience.
Delegates from different disciplines like Procurement, Production,
Technical Service, R&D, CEOs & Directors from leading flexible
packaging converters in respective countries, National and foreign
end users attended the seminars. Attendees from
varied from one
seminar to the other but in essence delegates present were; Patrick
Desies - Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Muhammad Ali Mirza - Head
of Sales & Marketing - Exports, Vivien Ponthieu - Assistant Manager
Sales North Africa, Francesco Barbangelo - Technical Service
EU, Corinne Rougeau- Marketing Communication Coordinator, Dr.
Abdelghani Souilah - Projects Director
MENA, Ms Roxane Terdjimi -
Sales Executive, Latin America, Mrs Reham Elewa - Customer Service,
Egypt and our Local Associates/Partners.
All the seminars were highly interactive in terms of discussions on
various topics that showed high level of participation/involvement
from the audience. In a nut shell, it was an excellent opportunity
for our customers and
team to interact, network, address various
technical issues, product related inquiries, market applications and
exchange industry related information in a very open, relaxed and
The objective of these
Seminars was to have a
of our customers’ needs
and requirements and
being able to create
better value for their
too. The attendees
showed interests in
new films technologies
such as cold seal, high speed packaging and high barrier. Also, it was
the opportunity for
to share our experiences and know-how.
The events covered different aspects of the BOPP production and
quality control, focus on label converting process (WAL, SAL, IML,
C&S) and general converting process with trouble shooting session.
All of themwere presented by Francesco BARBANGELO. An overview
of the product portfolio including our new ranges of specialty films;
Nativia (BOPLA) and Extendo (very High Barrier clear, met and white
films) was presented by Vivien Ponthieu.
Thanks to the comments received at the end of each seminar by the
participants, we now have a better understanding of the expectations
for future seminars and we will definitely renew this rich experience
in the near future as we see a strong demand from these markets for
" TCS in Algiers, Hotel Hilton, 16th
May 2012 "
Team at TCS in Casablanca, February 2012”
MIDDLE EAST AFRICA