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Gulf Carton is FSCā„¢ certified
01 March 2016
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We are pleased to announce that Gulf Carton Factory Co. (Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia) is now FSC™ certified. Upon successful audit on 6/2/2016 by SCS Global Services, we received the FSC™ CoC certification. This certificate covers the production of corrugated sheets, packaging, and trays using the transfer and percentage systems. The facility is Chain of Custody certified to sell products as: FSC 100%, FSC Mix, FSC Recycled

FSC™ Chain of Custody certification verifies that FSC™ certified material is identified or kept segregated from non-certified or non-controlled material throughout the supply chain.

“We achieved the FSC CoC certification in record one month time upon demand from our potential blue-chip client which shows our commitment towards customer care” Said Eng. Meshari Al Jabr, General Manager of Gulf Carton.

Don't hesitate to contact us for more information about our FSC™ certified products.

About FSC

FSC™ is the most rigorous international standard for responsible forestry. FSC certified forests conserve biological diversity, water resources and crucial ecosystems. The FSC standard also upholds worker rights and supports economic prosperity in surrounding communities. The FSC Chain of Custody certification ensures that certified wood products are tracked from forest to final product (and if applicable, that qualified recycled materials are used), adding legitimacy to the FSC claim throughout the supply chain.

About SCS

SCS Global Services is a leader in environmental and sustainability certification. A founding member and one of the first certification bodies accredited by the Forest Stewardship Council™ in 1996, SCS is one of the world’s leading FSC certifiers with more than 35 million acres of responsibly managed forests and 4000 companies in the FSC supply chain worldwide. SCS programs span a cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, and more. SCS is a Certified B Corporation™, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices. Learn more at

New BOBST DRO 1628 NT RS machine for High Graphic printing installed
01 February 2016
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Gulf Carton has installed top of the class DRO 1628 NT RS machine supplied by BOBST for high graphic printing at its Al Ahsa plant. The machine has started commercial production from last week.  Gulf Carton team worked extensively with the BOBST engineers to ensure the machine installation and start-up as planned.

The machine is capable to produce up to 7 colours high graphic die cut trays to satisfy branding needs of our esteemed clients.  The servo technology on the DRO and the vacuum transfer mean the printing registration is much better than we could achieve previously. We also installed a Bobst Registron S5500 system, which takes care of the register automatically as it is running, without the operators having to intervene. The machine has got Bobst Multiloader automatic pre-feeder and a fully automatic Bobst DRO Palletizer to ensure we can cope up with the top machine speed.

Automatic pallet inserter installed
25 December 2015
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Gulf Carton has installed Automatic Pallet Inserter supplied by WSA as a part of its finished goods conveyor extension plan. Its capable to handle 90 loads loads / HR. The pallet inserter has helped increasing machine throughput in addition to improving converting section hygiene. The machine is PLC controlled which scans pallet barcode from the pallet tag and selects specified pallet to be inserted under the load from 5 available lines.

High speed stretch wrapping machine installed
10 December 2015
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Gulf Carton has installed fully automatic high speed stretch wrapping machine supplied by ROBOPAC (Italy). The machine is capable to handle up-to 120 pallets / hr. It has got auto top sheet dispenser. The machine has helped in increasing production efficiency in addition to significantly improving quality of the stretch wrapping.