Greif, founded in 1877, is one of the world’s leading packaging companies and number one in steel drums worldwide with more than 13,000 employees in more than 245 operating locations in 50 countries.
Greif Egypt, earlier known as Van Leer Egypt, is a limited liability Co. (L.L.C) that was established in 1992. The establishment was a partnership between Van Leer Packaging (75%) and Eng. Ayman Korra (25%), who became and still is its Business Unit manager.
In July 1994 Van Leer Egypt was awarded the United Nation (UN) Certificate for large drums. Following that, Van Leer Egypt was granted the ISO 9002 certificate in March 1995. Van Leer Egypt was one of the first companies in Egypt and in the local packaging industry to obtain an ISO 9002 certificate. In 2001 Van Leer packaging was acquired by Greif Inc. worldwide & the company name became Greif Egypt (L.L.C.)
At Grief Egypt we manufacture standard steel drums that are used to transport materials for industries such as chemical, paint, lube oil,. They also manufacture conical drums that are used in food sector to transport tomato and fruit paste.
With great efforts and dedication, Greif Egypt is now the market leader with approximately 55% market share.
For more than 18 years the partnership between Greif multinational and Eng. Korra has been mutually profitable, reflecting the ongoing success of their joint venture and the credibility of both parties.
Egypt supported the whole North Africa and Middle Eastern region, offering its support and technical experience to the factories located there. The primary catalyst for that was because of Greif’s Egypt extensive and remarkable knowledge, know-how and familiarity in the field. They have extensively helped in countries such as Saudi Arabia and Algeria.
in 2014 Greif Inc accomplished upgrade to ECOVADIS silver recognition in corporate social responsibility (ECOVADIS is the first collaborative platform enabling companies to monitor the Sustainability performance of their suppliers, across 150 sectors and 110 counties )
Greif named one of America's 100 most trustworthy companies
Greif awarded in 2014 as manufacturing leader ship in sustainability
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