ALPLA has had a production site in Johannesburg since 2014. In 2015, ALPLA took over the Egyptian site of Argo S.A. in El Obour. ALPLA strengthened its presence in North Africa and the Middle East with the joint venture with the Egyptian Taba Group in 2016. The company has been operating under the name ALPLA TABA since 2017. In the same year, ALPLA TABA opened a new site in 10th of Ramadan City in accordance with the latest production standards. The acquisition of Boxmore Packaging followed in the middle of 2017 with nine sites and around 1,000 employees. The complete takeover of Zamil ALPLA, which was founded as a joint venture in 2008, was completed in 2019.
ALPLA currently has 22 production sites in the Africa, Middle East & Turkey (AMET) region, including three in-house plants at its customers. The sites are located in Egypt, South Africa, Zambia, Mauritius, Angola, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Turkey. Around 2,180 employees produce innovative packaging solutions in the region for international and local customers using EBM (extrusion blow moulding), SBM (stretch blow moulding), IM (injection moulding) and PET ISBM (PET injection/stretch blow moulds) technologies.