Masterpak shares agricultural and horticultural film expertise with Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture to strengthen and support the Iraqi agricultural sector.
Masterpak, Lebanese co-extruded polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer, participated in an agricultural seminar organized by Bluefiled Co., under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture in Baghdad, Iraq, to highlight the benefits of quality plastic films in plant development and environment preservation. Serving the Iraqi market and looking to further tailor to grower needs in the country, Masterpak presented during the workshop with the Ministry of Agriculture in efforts to further explore market needs and offer tailored plastic solutions via Bluefield Co. to the Iraqi market.
Masterpak Agricultural Film Technology & Expertise
During the seminar on 17 January 2017, Mr. Bassam Bou Samra, Masterpak Product Manager, provided an overview of the importance of Masterpak’s agricultural film portfolio: greenhouse covers, mulch films, low tunnel films, as well as solar disinfection films. Bou Samra explained the added-value of Masterpak’s range of plastic films on implementing the right growing conditions for vegetables and plants, as well on improving grower yield.
Masterpak shared its key role in the plastic and agricultural industry explaining its technologically advanced processes and industry know-how to produce high-quality and consistent plastic films to serve customer specific needs.
The presentation, focused on Masterpak broad experience in the agriculture sector, assessed the Iraqi market needs and answered attendee questions through an open Q&A.
Bluefield Co., an agricultural company offering a wide range of products and services, organized the event and hosted Masterpak to reveal the importance of plastic films for soil sterilization and food safety to the Iraqi market.
Masterpak manufactures and exports plastic PE films and bags to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Arabian Gulf, America and Australia. Masterpak produces agricultural and horticultural films, building and construction films, household plastics and catering films, food and beverage films, tissue and hygiene packaging, industrial films and packaging, and soap and detergent films. The manufacturing plant employs 280 people and has an annual production capacity of 30,000 MT. Established in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon in 1974, Masterpak is a member of the multinational INDEVCO Group.