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Aptar Closures Celebrates Inauguration of Gulf Closures, an Aptar Company

The Beginning of a Strong Partnership in The Middle East


14 Dec 2023

On December 7th Aptar Closures celebrated the grand opening of Gulf Closures, a beverage closures manufacturer in Bahrain, after the Aptar majority stake acquisition of Gulf Closures in March 2023.

This event marks a key milestone for Aptar Closures as it will enable the company to combine its global business capabilities with Gulf Closures’ manufacturing expertise, regional network and experienced team to better serve the company’s existing customers in the Middle East, open new market opportunities and strengthen Aptar Closures presence in the region.

The portrayal of a strong partnership

The event represents the strong partnership between Aptar Closures and Alzayani Investments to make this new project a success. The groundbreaking ceremony was held in the presence of HE Mr. Abdullah bin Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce of the Kingdom of Bahrain to symbolize the start of construction works for the expansion of the site that is expected to be completed in December 2024. Following the ceremony Stephan Tanda, CEO and President of Aptar, presented the vision and strategy of the company in the Middle East region. Hedi Tlili, Aptar Closures segment president, then shared about Aptar’s future business expansions and regional economic development. Hamid Al Zayani, Founder and Chairman of Alzayani Investments also expressed his positive feedback on the partnership.

The starting point for broadening Aptar Closures’ manufacturing capacity in the region

This event marked the starting point of a plan that will lead Gulf Closures to add 10 production lines in the upcoming new building, enabling a broader manufacturing capacity and product portfolio to contribute further to the local economic development in the region. Learn more about Gulf Closures at



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