Al-Sharq was established in 1976 by Mr. Ali bin Suleiman Al Shehri and it was known then as "Al-Sharq Factory for Plastic and Paper".
Key events in Al-Sharq evolution are summarized below:
° Start-up of the Basic Blown film plant at the 1st Industrial City (Year 1976).
° Start-up of the Paper Factory at the 1st Industrial City in Riyadh (Year 1981).
° Start-up of the Injection & Blow Molding plant at the 2nd Industrial City in Riyadh (Year 1984).
° Commissioning of the Blown Film Plant in the 2nd Industrial City in Riyadh (Year 1991).
° Start-up of the Plastic Recycling Plant at the 2nd Industrial City in Riyadh (Year 1998).
° Commissioning of the Thermoforming Plant at the 2nd Industrial City in Riyadh (Year 2002).
Since its establishment, the company has undertaken a continuous expansion campaign, which resulted in making Al-Sharq Flexible Packaging at present the largest plastic producer in Saudi Arabia.
The Al-Sharq Flexible Packaging products range is based principally on the processes of Extrusion, Printing, & Lamination.
Primarily, Al-Sharq Flexible Packaging is engaged in the production of polyethylene films products. The majority of Al-Sharq’s products are sold to the domestic markets, with approximately 16% of sales exported to customers in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and in Africa.
At Present, the entire Al-Sharq Group operates remaining six factories and having about 300 employees. The Al-Sharq Flexible Packaging production facilities are comprised of 21 manufacturing machines (Extruders/Printing for Roto or Flexo, Lamination, Cutting Sealing, Metallizing, Slitting/Rewinding, etc. These include some of the largest and most technically advanced processing system in the Middle East.11:03QUALITY POLICY
Our Commitment to Our Customers
Al Sharq Flexible Packaging Factory being the leading producer of Flexible Packaging and Film Raw Materials for local and International Brands in Saudi Arabia and other Countries, realise that quality products are paramount to their success and to the satisfaction of its customers and consumers and is therefore committed to provide their products with the highest regards to quality and safety.
The Management takes full responsibility to ensure the full satisfaction of its customers concerning their requirements, specifications and agreed conditions. Focusing on the leadership in this industry by providing “Safe Quality Products” through Marketing, Production and Technical Services.
To meet its challenges, it maintains a high level of technical capabilities through its professional, experienced and adequately trained employees supported by the use of latest equipment, modern techniques & technologies as well as innovative ideas. It also follows all relevant National and International Standards (ISO 22000:2005) as well as applicable regulatory and legal requirements. The Company has defined quantifiable quality objectives for each important function at each level to monitor the performance of defined activities. The Company’s quality policy is reviewed at periodic intervals to see its effectiveness with continuous improvement of quality management system.
By sharing our food safety philosophy with International Organizations (FAO/WHO/CAC), we require our employees to be aware of and actively contribute with their skills, experience and training to the Food Safety Management System.
With Customers’ safety at the center of our focus, we shall continually improve our marketing and distribution skills and capabilities to guarantee safe quality food packaging materials and reflect our Company’s slogan;
11:03OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Al Sharq Flexible Packaging is to serve the flexible packaging market by:
• Offer and deliver high quality packaging materials at the right quantity and on the right time.
• Providing our experience and technical knowledge and expertise in developing high barrier film substrates, state-of-the-art printing processes and highly advance laminating solution for all types of packaging requirements.
• Utilizing our knowledge, expertise, experience, and resources to provide solutions, suggestions and technical support in the flexible packaging market.
As a result, we shall gain competitive advantages, business, job security, and profitability so that we, our people and owners, equally aspire for.
Each one of us will ensure that our work is in accordance with the defined quality systems and that our products will satisfy and delight our customers.