East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

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East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

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Propak East Africa 2018 - Our 2018 Stand Guide

POSTED: 22nd Feb

Next week Propak East Africa will get underway showcasing the very latest in packaging products and technology from across various sectors including printing, plastics and food processing.

Propak East Africa 2018 opens at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), organisers of the annual exhibition and conference have compiled an exhibitor ‘highlights’ list to help visitors get the most of their experience at the show. 

The following companies are among 150+ other brands exhibiting next week at the largest packaging, printing, plastics and food processing event in East Africa; Propak East Africa. Browse the list below to discover key stands you should visit on your way around the show this week: 



BOBST is one of the world’s leading supplier of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries. Having chosen to exhibit at Propak East Africa due to the potential of the developing market, and to provide as much support and share expertise in order to promote industry growth. 

This global brand will be specifically showcasing their high-end range of die cutters with blanking,  folder gluers with a brand new solution for high speed processing of crash lock bottom boxes. Drop by their stand next week, B8, to meet the team and learn more. 

2. BW Flexible Systems 

BW Flexible Systems, a leading manufacturer of horizontal “flowrap” and vertical “bagger” form, fill and seal systems, is part of Barry Wehmiller who since 1885 has been a trusted partner to packaging customers around the world. With brands such as Rose Forgrove, Schib, Sandiacre, Simionato and Hayssen, BW Flexible Systems serves not only the food industries, such as snacks, candies, coffee, bakery, biscuit, fresh produce and frozen food, but also personal and household product sectors.

BW Flexible Systems believes the Packaging Industry globally faces wide range of challenges including customer education, sustainability, legislation and cost reduction. Although not showing any equipment this year, BW Flexible Systems will be emphasising their depth of expertise and the variety of products and pack styles we can handle. Visit them on stand B9 next week. 


Founded in 1987, this is a family-run company based in Cape Town, South Africa. As the sole distributor for the Noxon range (italian) of pallet wrapping and case tapping machines in South Africa. With over 30 years of experience in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, they value their excellent service and technical support. 

Specialising this year at Propak in shrink-wrapping and heat sealing machinery, Fairpak chose to exhibit at Propak this year to join in generating business opportunities and knowing the latest industry developments, all under one roof. See them on stand 10. 

4. GEA Africa 

GEA is one of the largest suppliers for the food processing industry and a wide range of other industries. The international technology group focuses on process technology and components for sophisticated production processes in various end-user markets. They supply smart solutions for sophisticated process industries. 

Among the many sectors they cater for are food processing, seal machines, packaging machinery, labelling machines, liquid packaging, plastic packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and many more. See their product portfolio on stand L-A8. 

5. KEP 

KEP Services Ltd is a market leader in the supply of Machinery and Services for the Packaging Industry in East Africa with over 25 years’ experience and more than 500 satisfied customers. Our range of machines includes VIDEOJET coding solutions, SIPA Blowing and filling solution, AROL and FT SYTEMS capping and inspection solutions, ACEPAK shrink-wrapping & packaging machinery, FILMATIC filling solution, PE LABELLER, ROMMELAG Blow fill and seal solution, NORDSON Glue applicators, NORDEN Tube filler and cartoner, ENERCON Induction Sealer, LOCK Inspection systems, PFM Form fill and seal machines, BISIGNANO food packaging machinery AND MESPACK Form fill and seal machines.

KEP will be showcasing their services on stand C1 next week at Propak East Africa 2018. 

6. Multigraph Machinery

Multigraph Machinery Kenya Ltd (formally Manugraph Kenya Ltd), Nairobi, was incorporated in 1995, as suppliers of Offset Printing machines manufactured by Manugraph India Ltd. Manugraph, a pioneer in manufacturing of Shiva Sheetfed and Cityline Express, Hiline webbed offset printing machines in India, commenced its commercial production way back in 1974. More than 1500 skilled professionals, including 400 qualified and well trained engineers are working in its state of the art manufacturing plants at two different locations covering a total of 35 acres of land in south India.

All their equipment has been accredited with ISO 9001-2000, RAB systems and procedures from TUV suddeutschland, Germany. With a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya, they are able to provide excellent support and service to customers. Drop by their stand L-A4 next week at Propak East Africa. 

7. Ramco 

Ramco Plexus is a group of 10 companies based in East Africa in the print and packaging industry, they pride themselves on the quality of their print technology ranging from offset to large format to digital printing and packaging products from corrugated, to polystyrene to gravure, and many more. 

Their principal goal for exhibiting at Propak East Africa will be to better understand the requirements of their customers and the overall market. Working towards building long term partnerships and delivering reliable, innovative and unique ways to manage their print and packaging solutions. See their portfolio of products on stand L-B1.

8. Bosch 

Bosch Packaging Technology, based in Waiblingen near Stuttgart, is one of the leading suppliers in the field of process and packaging technology, employing around 6,100 associates. In more than 30 locations in over 15 countries, highly qualified specialists develop and produce holistic systems for the pharmaceutical, food and confectionery industries. 

The company’s range of products and services includes filling, process and packaging technology for the pharmaceutical and confectionery sectors as well as packaging solutions for piece and bulk goods in the food industry and for health and personal care products. With a local sales representative in Nairobi, Bosch are able to provide reliable local support to customers. Meet the team on stand 21 next week at Propak East Africa. 

9. Safrique 

Safrique International was established in 1996 and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They  are an exclusive distributor and agent for local and international manufacturers. Their aim in exhibiting at Propak East Africa 2018 will be to provide cost-saving solutions for both brand new and reprocessed polymers as well as various additives and solvents. In the past few months Safrique has acquired representations for the leading Packaging Machinery Manufacturers & DEINKING TECHNOLOGY for surface printed films.

On their stand, 23, this year at Propak East Africa, see solutions for flexible packaging and polymer packaging materials. 

10. Windmöller & Hölscher

Windmöller & Hölscher is a world leader in machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging. The product portfolio includes high-performance machines for film extrusion, printing and converting. As a global company, W&H offers its clients everything from a single source: from expert consultation and engineering to the delivery of high-quality machines and complete packaging production lines. W&H machines are in use in over 130 countries and by more than 5.000 customers.

See their products and services on stand 28 this year at Propak East Africa 2018. 


To see the full list of exhibiting companies, please click here.

Remember, Propak East Africa 2018 will be open from 27 February - 01 March 2018 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya. To attend, simply pre-register here for FREE. For more information on opening times, click here.

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