BariQ, a subsidiary of Raya Holding, was established in 2010 to become the biggest bottle-to-bottle manufacturer of recycled PET plastic in Egypt and MEA region. BariQ is currently employing 150 personnel.
The company reprocesses post-consumer plastic PET bottles into food grade FDA, EFSA, Health Canada and REACH compliant PET pellets; BariQ also holds certifications for quality, environment, occupational health and safety, and food safety, while establishing an integrated management system that complies with these international standards.
BariQ adopts state-of-the-art green technology backed by world class European technology suppliers and is the first and only non-Spanish PET recycler to be registered in ECOEMBALAJES ESPAÑA, allowing BariQ to purchase PET bottle bales through the established periodic tendering system that shall finally be recycled in our plant in Egypt.
With exports accounting for 94% of its revenue in 2017, BariQ targets major international bottle and food container makers, and major fiber producers throughout Europe and North America; serving various PET applications such as plastic bottles for: water, CSD, edible oil, cosmetics & detergents; sheet rolls and food containers.
Additionally, BariQ expanded its operations and product portfolio, by adding the recycling of HDPE and PP containers into resin suitable for various non-food applications such as crates, pallets, pipes, containers…etc.
Raya, an active participant in the UN Global Compact, encourages BariQ to further its commitment to play a pivotal role in promoting Sustainability Development Goals as a local SDG pioneer.
Accordingly, BariQ is currently engaged in SwitchMed - MEDTEST II program that was funded by the UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) for promoting cleaner production with sustainable and efficient resource consumption.
BariQ, a subsidiary of Raya Holding for Financial investments, has been awarded the Best Waste Recycling Company in the Middle East for 2019 and the ceremony was held at a Gala Dinner by Waste & Recycling to present the MIDDLE EAST WASTE & RECYCLING Awards.