Taghleef Industries buys AET Films


Biaxially oriented polypropylene film producer Taghleef Industries has acquired Applied Extrusion Technologies (AET Films), a manufacturer of specialized BOPP films.

This acquisition will increase Taghleef's annual global BOPP film production capacity to approximately 360,000 tons per year.

Based in Dubai, Taghleef has operations in the U.A.E., Oman, Egypt, Australia, Italy and Hungary and distribution centers in the U.S., China and Germany.

The company develops, manufactures and markets BOPP, BOPLA (biodegradable biaxially oriented polylactic acid), and CPP (cast polypropylene) films for snacks, confectionery, bakery/biscuits, fresh produce packaging as well as for labeling and adhesive tapes.
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