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November 2015 - Abco Kovex Movember Team

Movember is about bringing back the moustache (Mo), having fun and doing good to change the face of men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Mo Bros take action by changing their appearance through the growth of a new moustache for the 30 days of Movember, and in doing so become walking, talking billboards for men’s health.

Staff at Abco Kovex are proud to have signed up and committed to helping promote men’s health at home, in the workplace and within their community.

if you can, please donate to support their efforts....click here

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October 2013 - Repak Recycling Award Winners 2013

Abco Kovex scooped this year's Best Packaging Prevention Initiative Award despite tough competition at the Repak Recycling Award Winners 2013 which took place in The Westin, Dublin.

The award is to promote the optimisation of packaging, with specific focus on the prevention of excess packaging entering the supply chain.

Abco Kovex, a major supplier of packaging materials to the Irish market, won the award for its supply of Stratos strechwrap. This revolutionary material is the thinnest gauge stretchwrap on the market. Throughout 2012 Stratos was responsible for helping to prevent over 200 tonnes of plastic entering the waste stream. At only 11.4 microns thick the material is remarkably efficient when compared to conventional stretchwrap film, offering a 46% cost reduction and 67% material reduction.

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May 2013 - New product brochure available for Download

Our New product brochure is now available for download in pdf format. Download here

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May 2013 – New office in Gloucester in the UK

Today we have opened our second branch in the UK in Gloucester. Our sales department will be managed and run for this depot, best wishes to all.

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April 2013 - Abco Kovex Chooses McElvaney Motors & Scania

McElvaney Motors, Scania Dealer for Dublin and the North-East, is pleased to announce the sale of two new Scania P320, 6x2, Rigids to ABCO KOVEX - one of Europe’s leading importers and distributors of packaging materials and machinery.

Abco Kovex is a wholly owned Irish Company employing 30 people in their headquarters in Swords, Co. Dublin and a further 27 people in Telford, UK. McElvaney Motors, with a premises just off Exit 5, M50, North Rd, Finglas, is in an ideal location to provide an excellent service to ABCO KOVEX.

Aidan Scully, Abco Kovex, explains, “We examined many options before selecting Scania. The health and safety of our drivers is paramount to us and when we decided to expand our fleet, we looked at all of the options in the market. Scania was a clear winner in terms of safety, quality, service and value.”

Aidan continues, “The trucks will be used mainly for distribution across Ireland, but also for long distance trips to the UK, in line with our business demands. The trucks are fitted with Scania’s Opti-cruise and have a high specification, so are perfect to meet our driver’s requirements”

Abco Kovex was formed in the 1990’s when Abco packaging (formed in 1987) and Kovex Plastics merged. The company has constantly diversified their product range in line with market trends and customer requirements and have grown their business, even throughout the recession. The fleet expansion which includes the new Scania P320s is primarily to meet recent growth within the Irish market.

McElvaney Motors is deligted to be associated with such a progressive company and would like to take this opportunity to wish Aidan and the team at Abco Kovex all the very best with their new Scania trucks and continued business success.

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April 2013 - New sales team in UK

We have just appointed a new UK sales team – with 5 people now on the road we hope to satisfy our customers requirements and provide the customer service we strive to achieve.

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April 2013 - UK gets ISO accredited

After acquiring, re-locating and investing in the UK we have settle down and now obtained our ISO accreditations, congratulations and thanks to all involved.

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February 2013 - Dublin get new fleet of trucks

we have just received delivery of a new fleet of 28 tonne Scania trucks, we have deliberated for several months and feel that Scania is the correct fit for business module.

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January 2013 - Dublin gets New office Refit

Our headquarters in Dublin is now 18 years old and in order keep things up to date and modern and to improve our working environment we are refitting our offices.

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October 2012 - Two New Telesales Personnel Appointed

It’s time to expand again in Ireland, we have recently requited two new telesales personnel to service, maintain and grown the Irish market.

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June 2012 - Invested 800k in Edge Guard Modifications to Machines

Having acquired Veeboard and re-locating has been a challenge, however as always we relish these challenges. The Veeboard equipment is now showing its age and in order to drive forward and become market leaders a significant investment is required. We have just signed off on a 800,000 stg capital equipment investment to make the Abcokovex Veeboard product the best in the industry

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March 2012- Invest 150k in Bubble Machine

Our bubble wrap production line in Ireland is now 9 years old and this year we have allocated an investment of 150,000 to upgrade the equipment to enable us to manufacture a better quality more efficient product.

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January 2012 - Obtain Slip Sheet Agency

Abcokovex are delighted to announce the acquisition of the assets of Veeboard ltd. Veeboard the founders of Edge guards in the UK have been market leaders for over 30 years.

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September 2011 - Acquired Veeboard UK

Abcokovex are delighted to announce the acquisition of the assets of Veeboard ltd. Veeboard the founders of Edge guards in the UK have been market leaders for over 30 years.

This will enable us to expand and develop our UK presence.

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June 2010

Abco Kovex have successfully launched a new brand identity which brings our company into the 21st century, which will enable our company to stand out from the competition in a positive, distinct and relevant way.

"Our new brand identity is intended to refresh and modernize our company whilst keeping our long term objectives of customer service and quality. Our new brand identity coincides with a new and comprehensive range of products and services we now offer. During this process, we realized that we should build and develop upon our company’s strong image and heritage, rather than replace it. As a result, our new identity has a strong connection to our past, but is represented in a bold, new way to suggest our approach to the future."

Abco Kovex's new brand will be featured in trade publication advertisements and on all vehicles, signage as well as on all marketing material. The company is also launching a newly enhanced web site, www.abcokovex.com - to coincide with the new brand roll out.

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February 2010

Abco's New Brochure Available for Download

Following a successful year, Abco Kovex has just launched a new product brochure which will further strenghten Abco's global status in the packaging industry.

The purpose of the brochure is to highlight our wide range of products including innovative new services we now offer. This brochure along with our new website will help to provide our customers with the most efficient and cost effective way to wrap, pack and ship their products whilst doing our utmost to reduce their carbon foot print.

The brochure provides detailed information on each product and is available to download using link below. Alternatively you can contact on of our sales representatives to receive a copy by post.

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