Morocco’s Minister of Industry and Trade Ryad Mezzour inaugurated a brand new extension of the Compagnie Industrielle des Fibres (CIF) on the port metropolis of Tangier, together with its photovoltaic park.
The 5,000 sq m new constructing situated within the municipality of Hajr Nhal has seven machines and operates 24 hours a day, with a manufacturing capability of 12 tons of packaging supplies per day, anticipated to rise to 45 tons by 2025.
Last 12 months, the corporate additionally inaugurated the dominion’s first non-public photovoltaic park with 6,800 photovoltaic panels put in having a manufacturing capability of two,700 kilowatts. Supplemented by wind energy, 84% of power consumed by CIF in 2021 was inexperienced power. The firm is aiming to realize 100% inexperienced power by 2025 by means of contracts with wind energy plant firms.
“We are proud to maintain tempo with this firm, which has positioned its belief in Morocco for greater than 70 years, and we want it full success, and we rely on it to maintain tempo with new industrial tasks, particularly within the discipline of meals business,” he provides.
Over the years, this Belgian household enterprise has been in a position to modernize and keep its main place within the Moroccan market, underlines Mezzour. The minister can be satisfied that CIF will be capable to take up the problem to assist new-agri meals firms providing them high quality packaging that may enable them to seize the market in Morocco and in addition for export.
Chairman of the CIF Supervisory Board Baron Bernard Del Marmol harassed that Morocco, underneath the visionary management of HM King Mohammed VI, has offered his firm with the suitable framework for industrial growth, because of quite a few structured tasks launched, specifically the economic port complicated of Tanger Med, Africa’s first high-speed practice TGV, the motorway networks, and the airports.
On the corporate celebrating its 70th anniversary, Del Marmol says, “This second extension of the manufacturing facility and the opposite investments that accompany it’ll enable us to stay because the reference firm in Morocco within the packaging business, to assist Morocco in its industrial and agricultural growth, and to develop our exports.”
Belgium’s Ambassador to Morocco Veronique Petit considers that the historical past of CIF completely embodies most of the traits of the Belgian entrepreneurial spirit in Morocco, particularly the presence of household firms, that are largely small and medium enterprises, which occupy a place within the worldwide market because of the standard of their merchandise. She defined that this firm, which has about 700 workers and an essential share of the Moroccan market, can’t be described as a medium enterprise, however it has actually maintained its household character.
Founded in 1951, CIF has established itself because the main producer of PP woven baggage, PP laminated baggage, BOPP baggage, and Kraft paper baggage with a whole vary of packaging options with infinite potentialities of quadichrome printing.