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Elgon Kenya Limited, Van Dillewijn Group and Dilpack Kenya proudly present a strategic cooperation

04-03-2020

Van Dillewijn Group (mother company of Dilpack Kenya) and Elgon Kenya Ltd. have decided to combine strengths and as from March 2020 will jointly service the East African market with packaging solutions for the horticultural and floricultural industries.

Elgon Kenya Limited, Van Dillewijn Group and Dilpack Kenya proudly present a strategic cooperationDilpack’s manufacturing facilities will be integrated into the facilities of Elgon. This will ensure higher efficiencies as well as a more robust manufacturing platform.

The role of Van Dillewijn Group will remain as it is. Namely through its Dutch subsidiary (Dillewijn Zwapak) maintain the liaison between the East African flower producers and the European big box retailers where it concerns packaging, post-harvest treatment, flower food and branding thereof.

Integration
In the next months it will be mostly “business as usual”. Gradually we will introduce changes. The parties expect the integration to become a smooth process. Retaining the high service and quality level of both companies is a main point of focus for the management. The starting point of the integration process is March 5th 2020. We expect this process to take a couple of months maximum.

About Elgon Kenya Limited
Since its inception in 1898, Elgon Kenya Limited has endeavored and established itself as a business partner to the horticultural and floricultural industries in the East and Central regions of Africa. Elgon Kenya Limited is the largest agri-input suppliers company in Kenya who can meet almost 90% of farm agri-input especially in the floriculture sector.

About Dilpack Kenya and Van Dillewijn Group
Dilpack Kenya is a subsidiary of the Dutch Van Dillewijn Group, and produces and supplies a range of high quality products for the African market: printed and unprinted flexible packaging (film on rolls, sheets and sleeves), flower foodElgon Kenya Limited, Van Dillewijn Group and Dilpack Kenya proudly present a strategic cooperation and other accessories, such as elastic and decorative materials. As well as a wide range of standard products, Dilpack Kenya also specializes in producing any number of customer-specific products. The in-house design studio transforms customers’ requirements into a unique, customized product.