Monthly Archives: January 2013

Packaging Industry To Grow At CAGR Of 12.3 Pc

The Indian packaging industry is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 12.3 percent over the next 4 to 5 years, far ahead of the average growth rate in other global markets. “The packaging industry is expected to grow at CAGR of 12.3 percent during the next 4 to 5 years to read more »

Flint Group Sets Up New Manufacturing Plant At Vadodara

Flint Group India, the ink manufacturing giant has shifted its manufacturing plant from Bengaluru to Vadodara. The new Vadodara plant will soon be inaugurated by Antoine Fady, CEO, Flint Group. “With a rapidly growing packaging industry in India, Flint Group is keen to cater to customers in this market. We already have an ISO 9001-2000 read more »

Indian Packaging Industry Likely To Touch $44bn By 2016

The sales turnover of the Indian packaging industry is expected to reach $ 43.7 billion by 2016, revealed a recent analysis by Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP). “The total turnover of the packaging industry in India at present is $ 27.6 billion and expected to grow to around USD 43.7 billion by 2016, whereas the read more »

MeadWestvaco Set To Expand Indian Packaging Facility

Global packaging company MeadWestvaco (MWV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat government to invest INR 10bn ($183m) over the next three to four years. The latest investment will be used to expand the company’s production facility acquired as part of acquisition of Ruby Macons in November 2012. Besides purchase of the read more »

Himachal High Court Bans Sale Of Junk Food In Plastic Packs

The Himachal Pradesh high court has observed that only bio-degradable plastics should be allowed in packaging of food stuff from 1 April 2013 in the State. Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL), the bench of Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Sanjay Karol issued the directions after referring to a committee report on junk food. Based read more »

German Firm Merges With Triveni Polymers, India

Gerresheimer AG, Germany, recently acquired 75 per cent stake in the Delhi-based Triveni Polymers, a leading producer of pharmaceutical plastic packaging. Gerresheimer makes specialty products, made of glass and plastic for the global pharma and healthcare industries. The company’s global expertise combined with the local manufacturing capabilities of Triveni would speed up its growth in read more »

PackPlus Upholds Old Records @ New Venue

Having laid to rest all the apprehensions about having the exhibition at the new venue, PackPlus 2012 closed on a positive note recording a footfall of 5213 visitors. Disregarding the cold weather and supposed distance, the focused visitors arrived from all parts of the country to witness the large gamut of machines from packaging, converting, read more »

International Packaging Conclave- A Report

International Packaging Conclave 2012, the residential programme positioned as a smart knowledge sharing and networking event, recorded huge success with 110 delegates.  Focused on its theme ‘Integration and Collaboration across Packaging Value Chain’, the Conclave was held on 8 December 2012 at Radisson Blu, Greater Noida, running parallel with the second day of PackPlus Exhibition. read more »

Kody Equipments Shares Its Success Story @ PackPlus

Kody Equipments (P) Ltd., a customary exhibitor at PackPlus, has always achieved its targets at the exhibition. One of the leaders in the field of slitter-rewinders, the company presented Model D-917 of the machine at PackPlus 2012. The machine built as per European standards received a good response and generated good business inquiries not only read more »

Parle Global Received Genuine Enquiries @ PackPlus 2012

Parle Global Technologies (P) Ltd., offered a comprehensive range of products at PackPlus 2012, emphasizing Lee Pack pre formed fill & seal machine and Kovai tube filling machine. The company attracted a lot of visitors at the exhibition enabling them to find solutions to all of their packaging needs under one roof. “We received some read more »