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Top 10 of Egyptian packaging industry

The packaging industry in Egypt is a significant contributor to the country's economy. It has witnessed significant growth and advancements.
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In recent times, the Egyptian packaging industry has witnessed significant growth and advancements. Between January and February 2022, Egypt saw a 65% increase in exports related to printing, packaging, and artistic endeavors, with a notable uptick from $120 million to $198 million year-over-year. Five nations constituted almost half of these exports. Key players in the sector have initiated strategic collaborations, such as the partnership between Tetra Pak and Uniboard, focusing on recycling with a €2.5 million project to annually process 8,000 tonnes of Used Beverage Cartons. Meanwhile, Haj Arafa's $4 million investment in a date packaging facility emphasizes the agrifood sector's role in Siwa.

Trade fairs like Paper Middle East, Food Africa, and pacprocess MEA have solidified Cairo's position as an industry hub, drawing a substantial increase in international attendees and exhibitors. Moreover, with investments like Flex P Films' $110 million in a new PET factory, the emphasis on foreign collaboration is evident.

The hosting of the Arab StarPack 2023 award ceremony further underscores Egypt's pivotal role in aligning the Arab packaging domain with global standards. Here are some key points about the industry:

Egypt is ranked as the third-largest market for packaging and wrapping products in the Middle East and North Africa.

The packaging industry in Egypt is projected to reach $95.92 million by 2026, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% during 2021-2026.

The plastic packaging industry in Egypt is expected to reach a total of $226.2 million by 2026, up from $194.4 million in 2021, with an average growth rate of 10 %.

The paper packaging market in Egypt is poised to grow at a CAGR of 3.7% by 2028, driven by the rise in consumer awareness and growing demand for flexible paper packaging.

The packaging industry in Egypt is driven by the demand for better quality, convenience, ease of use, and transport of any packaged product.
CompanyFoundedCompany description
1979Shorouk for Modern Printing and Packaging grew over the past 25 years to become one of the largest printing presses in Egypt.
1986Al Madina succeeded to be one of the main players in the market with an excellent products, equipped with its talented professionional staff.
1975A leading manufacturer and marketer of Polyethylene products and services with a local and worldwide presence in construction, agriculture etc.
1990We are the leading strategic investment holding group in the plastic field across the MENA region.
1996Manufacturer of all types of corrugated containers, serving Egyptian market, Mena countries & European countries & founded in 1996 by INDEVCO Group.
2006Cling Packaging Stretch Packaging Paper Core Food Grade film packaging
1938Hi-pack Group is one of the leading companies in the packaging industry,which is a subsidiary of Hayel Saeed Anaam back to history from 1928.
2011PET for packaging materials is a manufacturer of a wide array of PET containers and merchandise
1995Sahara Printing Company is backed by generations of experience. Sahara exports over 60% of its production to clients around the globe.
1975Shadypack for pharmaceutical & food packing we are in el obour city our product are plastic cups & mailcontener &paper cups

This compilation of the companies has been made to the best of our knowledge and belief. We have made every effort to obtain the information from reliable and up-to-date sources and to reproduce it as accurately as possible. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee the accuracy and completeness of the information. We are grateful for additions and corrections, which you are welcome to send to The selection of companies is based on the number of employees, the revenue, and the number of online visitors.