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KEZAD Group signs expansion agreement with Gulf Printing & Packaging Co. (GPP) Abu Dhabi

KEZAD Group signs expansion agreement with Gulf Printing & Packaging Co. (GPP) Abu Dhabi

October 24, 2023

GPP Expands to Three Times its Size in KEZAD to Move Packaging Lines from Dubai Industrial Park to KEZAD Al Ma’mourah

Abu Dhabi, UAE. 24 October, 2023: Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi - KEZAD Group, the largest operator of integrated and purpose-built economic zones in the UAE, today announced that it has signed a land lease agreement with its client Gulf Printing & Packaging Co for a new expansion of its facilities in KEZAD Al Ma’mourah.

This expansion of more than 45,000 square meters, brings GPP’s total footprint in KEZAD to more than 67,000 square meters. This is their second expansion since 2021, which effectively triples the size of the facility the company occupies in KEZAD Al Ma’mourah.

Gulf Printing & Packaging is a printing and packaging specialist company founded in Abu Dhabi on January 2018. The company’s facility in KEZAD is the largest of its kind in the UAE, it houses the latest hi-tech printing and packaging machinery. It is also the largest food grade packaging manufacturing facility in the Emirate.

Mohamed Al Khadar Al Ahmed, CEO, Khalifa Economic Zones Abu Dhabi – KEZAD Group said: "Growth and expansion in business support services is a clear indication of the health of an economy. We are proud to host Gulf Printing & Packaging, the unique and largest facility of its kind in our food ecosystem to help cater to the needs of our client within KEZAD.

“As we continue to develop integrated business ecosystems, we also ensure that industrial development goes hand in hand with environmental responsibility. As part of KEZAD’s philosophy. GPP’s expansion within KEZAD highlights the growth opportunities available to companies operating in Abu Dhabi, and adds significant value to the UAE's manufacturing sector, in line with the vision of our wise leadership.”

Samer Hassan, General Manager of GPP, stated: “Gulf Printing & Packaging’ physical location in the KEZAD Food ecosystem ensures that food grade packaging of the highest quality is accessible right next door to KEZAD’s major clients in the food sector and is a major contributor to both the UAE’s aim for global food security and the establishment of a circular economy.

Emad Mohamed, Chief Financial Officer of GPP, added: “One of Gulf Printing & Packaging’s competitive advantage is its physical location in Abu Dhabi and specifically KEZAD. As the number of companies establishing themselves within the community grows so does the potential synergies of business relationships. We consider our existing and new clients within KEZAD as our neighbors, in which we are all part of the larger community. GPP is proud and honored to call KEZAD home.”