facebook google-plus instagram linkedin twitter youtube arrow arrow-up calendar Capital chart download hub kfh-shape live-stream map menu Office print Search Servers share Trucks
AR
June 2012

Gulf Warehousing Company and ELTETE Middle East sign Qatar Agreement for Next-Generation Carton board Pallet Technology

The Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) has concluded an exclusivity agreement with ELTETE Middle East (EME) covering the region of Qatar for carton board pallets as well as a variety of other transport packaging materials. ELTETE, the 35-year European pioneer of Carton board Transport Packaging Technology, has 19 production facilities worldwide and the Qatari market will be serviced from the first production facility in the Middle East, located in Dubai.

ELTETE specializes in 100 % recyclable transport packaging material out of laminated compact carton board. The company is one of the leading producers of sustainable packaging solutions in the world.

The most prominent of the products is the APPA® Pallet (Automatic Paper Pallet Assembly), uniquely made out of strengthened and fully recyclable carton board, these pallets can replace the conventional wooden pallets for transport/export requirements. They are light, durable, and most notable of all more cost effective than their wooden predecessors. APPA® technology can help producers to meet the global and rapidly increasing need for ecological transport pallets and packaging materials.

“We are very happy to partner with EME and believe that there is a growing market need for APPA® pallets in Qatar. The APPA® pallet is an excellent environmentally-friendly alternative to wooden, plastic or other pallets. Due to its light weight, you can make significant savings in transport cost, both in land and airfreight. APPA® pallets are ideal for export shipments as they are ISPM-15 compliant and need no treatment as wood does,” said Ranjeev Menon, Group CEO of GWC.

“The secret of the strength of APPA® Carton Pallets lies in the laminated carton board pallet feet and the top board which is carefully chosen for each application. These pallets are customized in size and strength as per our customers’ requirements, we have full control over this at the production facility” said Aiman Al Shehabi, CEO of EME. “We believe we have found the right partner to carry the product to the Qatar market. The market for carton pallets grows exponentially once local production, quality, competitiveness and delivery reliability has been established”.

Other products which will be available range from Slip sheets, Dunnage Bags, Edge Boards, to customized packaging solutions.

Filter by year
Latest
April 28, 2021
GWC Reports 8% Growth in Q1 Net Profits
1 month
GWC Holds Virtual Spotlight Events for Earth Hour 2021
1 month
GWC Bags Pride of Logistics
2 months
GWC holds its Annual General Meeting Virtually Online
3 months
GWC Achieves QAR 236 million in Net Profits for 2020
3 months
GWC Signs an MOU for Acquisition of Aero Chem Logistics
Blog
May 6, 2021
Farm to Kitchen Logistics: World Class Food Safety from Origin to Destination.
1 month
Rely on logistics expertise to deliver lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines safely and efficiently
3 months
Museum Logistics – For GWC it’s a Fine Art
4 months
Driving the last mile for food security for Qatar
5 months
Scoring a Goal with Reverse Logistics
4 months
Bigger, better & bolder