KEZAD, GPP ink expansion agreement

KEZAD, GPP ink expansion agreement

The Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi (KEZAD Group) has announced the signing of a land leasing agreement with its customer Gulf Printing & Packaging Co. (GPP) for a new expansion of its facilities in KEZAD Al Ma’mourah.

This expansion is reportedly more than 45,000 square metres, which brings GPP’s total footprint in KEZAD to more than 67,000 square metres.

This is its second expansion since 2021, which effectively triples the size of the facility the company occupies in KEZAD Al Ma’mourah.

Gulf Printing & Packaging is a printing and packaging specialist company founded in Abu Dhabi on January 2018.

The company’s facility in KEZAD is the largest of its kind in the UAE. It is also the largest food grade packaging manufacturing facility in the Emirate.

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Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group, said: “Growth and expansion in business support services is a clear indication of the health of an economy. We are proud to host Gulf Printing & Packaging, the unique and largest facility of its kind in our food ecosystem to help cater to the needs of our client within KEZAD.

“As we continue to develop integrated business ecosystems, we also ensure that industrial development goes hand in hand with environmental responsibility.

“As part of KEZAD’s philosophy. GPP’s expansion within KEZAD highlights the growth opportunities available to companies operating in Abu Dhabi, and adds significant value to the UAE’s manufacturing sector, in line with the vision of our wise leadership.”

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Samer Hassan, General Manager of GPP, stated: “Gulf Printing & Packaging’ physical location in the KEZAD Food ecosystem ensures that food grade packaging of the highest quality is accessible right next door to KEZAD’s major clients in the food sector and is a major contributor to both the UAE’s aim for global food security and the establishment of a circular economy.”

Emad Mohamed, Chief Financial Officer of GPP, added: “One of Gulf Printing & Packaging’s competitive advantage is its physical location in Abu Dhabi and specifically KEZAD.

“As the number of companies establishing themselves within the community grows so does the potential synergies of business relationships. We consider our existing and new clients within KEZAD as our neighbours, in which we are all part of the larger community. GPP is proud and honoured to call KEZAD home.”

In August, KEZAD Group announced that it has commenced main road landscaping works across 288,000 square-metre in KEZAD AL Ma’mourah.

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