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21 Jul 2008

Taghleef Industries: Turnkey Project on Track with Tiptop Technology

A complete turnkey package for one of the largest BOPP film manufacturers in the world.


Taghleef Industries (Ti) and Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG successfully completed the expansion of Ti´s subsidiary in Sohar, Oman featuring the new high performance 8.7m wide BOPP film production line. Shortly after start-up of the seventh joint project between Ti and Brückner, continuous production was attained and Ti is already marketing first grade film.


The annual capacity increase of 35,000 tons adds to a combined annual film production capacity approximating 290,000 tons, marking a new era for Taghleef Industries which - as part of the Al Ghurair Group, UAE  - has meanwhile become one of the largest BOPP film manufacturers in the world.


For this challenging project, Brückner was chosen not only as supplier for the film production line but also for the complete turnkey package for the new BOPP production plant, including the following services and peripheral equipment: 


Integration of new BOPP production in existing site infrastructure

Layout planning and engineering

Planning, delivery and installation of all energy and utility supply systems (e.g. oil, compressed air, water treatment, cold and chilled water)

Piping and cabling

Storage facilities for raw material


Mill roll and slit roll handling

Packaging and storage incl. final warehouse

Recycling plant


Dr. Detlef Schuhmann, Ti’s CEO, says: “The cooperation with Brückner was excellent, very professional and always fair. We were treated as partners and from the bottom of my heart I can say – yes – we did choose the right partner.”


About Taghleef Industries :


Based in Dubai, Ti develops, manufactures and markets BOPP (bi-oriented polypropylene) and CPP (cast polypropylene) films for packaging applications. Ti provides their customers in over 70 countries a portfolio of high quality transparent, white (voided and opaque) , matt and metallised polypropylene film. Currently, the group has manufacturing facilities in the UAE, Egypt, Oman, Australia, Italy and Hungary.


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Excellent, professional and fair cooperation between Ti and Brückner