Gundlach Group, a 165-year-old family-run SME in Germany specialized in packaging printing operation chose Dubai to open a new facility for production of tea packaging. The German packaging specialist officially opened its inaugural international facility in partnership with Dubai Multi Commodities center (DMCC).
Gundlach who is specialized in Folding cartons, Packaging blanks,Gravure printing/web-fed printing, Tea envelope blanks and tea tags will work closely with DMCC tea subsidiary the Dubai Tea Trading Centre (DTTC).
The Gundlach factory offers the trade both gravure as well as flexographic printing options for tea tags and tea envelopes. With existing business relationships with the major international tea brands in the world, Gundlach is now focused on further growing and strengthening its presence in the Middle East and adjoining regions.
During the inauguration ceremony Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, said, “We are pleased to launch Gundlach’s new facility together and are confident that the addition of an international packaging and printing factory will strengthen Dubai and the region’s position as a critical hub for the global tea trade. The DTTC provides international industry participants seeking growth in the region, as well as local companies looking to scale up their business, with the services, infrastructure and network needed to enable their growth. As a result, since its establishment, 67 million kilos of tea has been transacted and value added at the DTTC.”