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FT-Apr16-vol51-3 23 SALES – SERVICE – SPARE PARTS – TECHNICAL SUPPORT DONALD NAPIER LIMITED tracted Compac. “There’re always challenges when you invest in an existing organisation in a new geography but we were able to retain key staff at all levels of the company,” T: (09) 271 5264 | F: (09) 271 5265 | E: | W: What we do: • Kwik Lok Bag Closing • Kwik Lok Labels • Optical Size and Quality Graders • Weighing • Plastic and Net Bag Filling • VFFS and HFFS Packaging • Flow Wrapping • Checkweighing • Casepacking • Palletising FT046 says Sansom. Compac also sent Aranda, which is the exclusive supplier of lemons to the European supermarket chain Lidl. It’s a coup for Compac, which sorts an estimated 70 per cent of the citrus produced in the United States, but has yet to dominate in Europe. Sansom says the company now has good coverage for manufacturing, with factories in China, Europe and New Zealand – the Auckland factory is in the process of moving to new premises which are nearly twice the size. Compac also has a specialist kiwifruit centre of excellence in the Bay of Plenty. Looking ahead, Compac is expecting China to become a major market for its post-harvest solutions, rising to a quarter of its revenue in the next five years. The company’s annual revenue growth is forecast to rise 40 per cent this finanone of its shareholders and other key cial year. New Zealand staff to Valencia to make sure the transition and factory refurbishment went to plan. In a matter of months, the company has taken on a major customer, Garcia NZTE is the Government’s international business development agency. Find more international insights at and NZTEnews.

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