His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, visited U-PAK industries, a leading manufacturing company of high-quality single-use food packaging products in the Middle East region since 2006. U-PAK is a subsidiary of K-PAK Group established in 1986. As part of its latest expansion, U-PAK, built Ras Al Khaimah’s first ever foam cup plant which is successfully producing and selling close to 1 million cups per day.
His Highness Sheikh Saud was accompanied by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Public Services Department in Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Managing Director of RAKEZ, and Mr. Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ.
Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Serri, Founder and Group Vice Chairman of U-PAK, Mr. Saud Al Serri, Group CEO of U-PAK and Mr. Hamid Anwar, Deputy General Manager of U-PAK, shared the company’s vision, strategic objectives and further expansion plans in Ras Al Khaimah. They also explained the latest developments in acquiring state-of-the-art machines and technology to further broaden U-PAK’s product range. With its expanding portfolio and commitment to excellence and sustainability, U-PAK is on a mission to introduce more eco-friendly packaging solutions for a clean and healthy tomorrow.
Mr. Ramy Jallad said, “U-PAK’s expansion journey over the years and vision has been highly commendable. The fact that they are focused on producing eco-friendly products in a facility powered by solar, is not just the need of the hour in line with the UAE’s Year of Sustainability, but also, a trendsetting move for other players in the packaging industry.” He added, “We, at RAKEZ, are proud to be home to such a pioneering company and will continue to extend all the necessary support for their future expansions as well as those of the manufacturers in our ecosystem, which offers a collaborative and supportive business environment to encourage innovation, growth and sustainability.”
Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Serri said, “We are pleased and honoured to welcome His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi and other dignitaries to U-PAK and are grateful for his unwavering support. The K-PAK Group will continue to be a major contributor to the packaging industries in the region, as we improve and optimise efficiencies across the group and deliver on opportunities for growth in order to maintain our competitive edge.”
Mr. Saud Al Serri said: “I am very much delighted that His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi and other dignitaries visited U-PAK Industries.” He also expressed his gratitude and appreciation towards the Government of Ras Al Khaimah and its leadership for making RAKEZ one of the best business-friendly industrial zones. He added: “As we strive for operational excellence, U-PAK is on a mission towards offering more sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions and is poised for continued success in the years to come.”