Sonoco builds cores facility in Saudi Arabia

27 Feb 2019 − 

Sonoco Alcore took its first steps into the Saudi Arabian market. In a joint venture with a Saudi Arabian company, Sonoco built a new cores plant with a capacity of 20,000 tpy.

Sonoco Alcore has announced the opening of a new cores plant in Rabigh in the east of Saudi Arabia. It is the company's first production site in the country.

The new plant is a joint venture between Sonoco Alcore and Tahweel Integrated Company, Sonoco says. It reportedly has two production lines and can produce up to 20,000 tpy of tubes and cores, intended mainly for converters in the film, paper, yarn and metal industries. The workforce was put at 40.

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