Sidel Presents Latest Packaging Solutions At African Label & Packaging Indaba

Terence Hobson, Managing Director of Sidel Packaging Systems in South Africa

Terence Hobson to discuss how innovative PET packaging solutions can increase consumer satisfaction, save costs and improve bottle performance

Terence Hobson, Managing Director of Sidel Packaging Systems in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 31st, 2015-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Sidel, a global provider of liquid packaging solutions, announced today its participation at the upcoming African Label and Packaging Indaba which will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 8th to 9th of September 2015.

The two-day event will bring together industry leaders from the packaging and labelling industry to meet and share insight into the developments of beverage value chains in the Southern African region. The conference will feature Terence Hobson, Managing Director of Sidel Packaging Systems & Regional Commercial Director, Southern Africa, who will discuss how innovative PET packaging solutions can increase consumer satisfaction, save costs and improve bottle performance.

“Africa is one of the best places in the world to present innovative solutions which address fast evolving market needs,” said Terence Hobson. “At Sidel, we recognize this market trend and as a result we constantly engage our experience and global expertise to enable active knowledge transfer. We also strive to introduce flexible and reliable production systems and solutions that are easily adaptable to market developments and future technology, supported by value-added services,” he said.

Over the past two years, Sidel has launched several bottle design innovations, including its RightWeight™ bottle concept, which can be applied across categories. RightWeight is the proprietary bottle design process that Sidel uses to ensure a bottle is both light while also strong enough to survive global supply chains, look good at the point of sale, offer a great end-user experience and better margins for producers.

According to Euromonitor, beverages packed in PET are the second most in demand category in South Africa with 3.12 billion units packed in PET in 2014, up from 2.49 billion units in 2009.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of Sidel.

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About Sidel

Our purpose is to help brands protect the product inside, preserve the planet outside and touch the lives of millions of people every day.

We do so by offering complete and modular PET packaging solutions, including people, services and equipment.

Sidel has over 160 years of industrial experience. With 30,000 machines installed in more than 190 nations, we have been helping producers fill beverage bottles for over 80 years, blow them for more than 50 and label them for more than 35. We have 40 years of aseptic packaging expertise, and were one of the first companies to introduce PET bottles to the beverage industry over 30 years ago.

Part of the Tetra Laval group and headquartered in Switzerland, Sidel has over 50 office locations, 13 production sites and 7 training centres worldwide. Each of our more than 3,400 employees, spread over five continents, is committed to creating the optimum liquid-packaging solution.

We call it A Better Match – for our world, our customers and ourselves.

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