March 3rd 2017, Graphic Packaging Communication LLC publishers of Nigeria Packaging Journal team: Alhaji Ahmed Omah, Executive Director, Folashade Oba, Deputy Editor-In-Chief and Miss Gloria Umeasiegbu; Marketing Manager, visited Coates Brothers (West Africa) Limited (A SunChemical Company) at Agindingbi Ikeja, Lagos for B2B meeting with Mr. Lanre Fadiji, Managing Director; Coates Brothers (West Africa) Limited (A SunChemical Company); Mr. John Ruiters, Africa Export Director and Mr. Brad Boyd, Business Manager- Liquids Inks JHB Sun Chemical South Africa.
Highlight of the meeting was how to move the packaging and the printing ink industry forward. Mr. John who was aware of Bobst’s new office in West Africa said he was willing to establish contact with them.
Mr. Lanre will be speaking at the 2nd African Packaging Organisation (APO) Residential Training program on Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Packaging Technology and Food and Beverage Packaging Application hold from 24th March – 3rd April 2017 at Golden Tulip Hotel Festac.
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a lea
ding producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world. Sun Chemical offers a broad ink and coating product portfolio with a wide range of capabilities that include flexographic packaging inks, energy-curable inks and coatings, label and narrow web inks, specialty coatings, color software and brand color management.
Coincidentally, Mr. Omah was privileged to meet Mr. Felix Ohiwerei, Chairman, Coates Brothers (West Africa) Limited. He then briefed him on the purpose of the visit to the company