History

1976

SAPIN establishes its first factory with

  • 20 Ltr conical line
  • 4/5 Ltr conical line
1978 - 79

SAPIN adds 3 assembly lines

  • 1 Ltr assembly line
  • 165 Cyl line
  • 4-5 Ltr Cyl line
1980 - 81

SAPIN adds 3 more press lines

SAPIN commissions 3 more press lines to produce

  • 20 Ltr bottoms
  • 20 Ltr lids
  • 20 Ltr ears
1985

SAPIN starts metal printing

SAPIN establishes in-house metal printing with

  • Marquees printing and a Crabtree coating line
1987

SAPIN starts in-house studio

SAPIN establishes a state of the art studio to facilitate pre press artwork and can layout services.

1989

SAPIN starts aerosol can manufacturing

SAPIN becomes the first manufacturer of aerosol cans in the region, serving the air freshener and insecticide market

1991 - 93

SAPIN establishes 2nd facility

SAPIN establishes its 2nd factory, SAPIN 2, dedicated to producing food cans

2000

SAPIN establishes 3rd facility

SAPIN establishes its 3rd facility and adds Alu Peel off manufacturing facilities

2001 - 04

SAPIN manufactures plastic pails

SAPIN starts plastic pail manufacturing and commissions the following investments

  • 20 Ltr Industrial Line
  • New Aerosol Line
  • New Print Line
  • Aerosol Cone and Dome Press
2005

SAPIN establishes facility in UAE

SAPIN establishes its facility in UAE, concentrating on food and aerosol cans, aimed at serving the UAE and new export markets

2007

SAPIN continues expansion

SAPIN becomes first in the region to adopt Computer To Plate technology. In addition SAPIN adds

  • Decoiler
  • New Printing Line
  • 5 more plastic injection lines
  • 2 more assembly lines in SAPIN UAE
2008

SAPIN begins support Think Pink

  • SAPIN begins supporting Think Pink’s initiative to raise awareness breast cancer and healthier living.
  • SAPIN wins KRAFT Service Award
2009

SAPIN wins award from Fonterra

SAPIN wins award from Fonterra, New Zealand for excellence in metal printing

2009 - 11

SAPIN continues expansion

  • SAPIN adds 2 more assembly lines to SAPIN 2
  • SAPIN adds 3 more plastic injection lines
  • SAPIN adds a new print line
  • SAPIN adds new coating line
2013

SAPIN starts new 2 pc can

SAPIN began the production of a “globally first” 2 piece cheese can, featuring easy release technology, allowing cheese to be removed with minimal effort.

2014

SAPIN wins Can of the Year Award

  • SAPIN wins Can of the year, silver for 2 pc cheese can
  • SAPIN commissions state of the art 6 color printing line
2015

SAPIN wins Gulf Can Award

  • SAPIN wins Gulf Can - Grand Design Award
  • SAPIN wins Gulf Can - Design Award, 2pc
2016

SAPIN celebrates its 40th year in operations



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