Monthly Archives: January 2014

India Gives New Revolutionary Design To Pizza Box

A Mumbai businessman has improved the decades old pizza box to make the food remain fresh. His solution is making sure the Pizza Box packaging has proper ventilation. Bringing a solution to the soggy pizzas, Vinay Mehta decided to improve the design. Sitting at home one day he had a brain wave. With a pen read more »

Indian Plastics Sector Seeks More Tariffs

The Indian plastics sector is increasingly asking for higher tariffs and more government support against imports, particularly from competitors in Southeast Asia and China, as it copes with the country’s slowest economic growth rates in a decade. One of the country’s largest polymer trade associations, the All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association, for example, used public read more »

Packaged Milk To Outsell Loose Milk In Developing Countries In 2014

Tetra Pak Dairy Index forecasts that India and China will drive the global consumption of liquid diary products (LDP), which is set to rise by 30% to 350 billion litres by 2020. LDP includes white milk and other liquid dairy products such as flavoured milk, drinking yoghurt, sweetened condensed milk, lactic acid drinks, baby and read more »

Packaging Industry Turnover To Reach $ 32 Billion

The total turnover of India’s packaging industry, which is growing at about 15 per cent, is expected to touch USD 32 billion by 2020 on increasing demand. “Indian packaging industry is growing at the rate of 13-15 per cent annually. The total turnover of the industry is about USD 24.6 billion. It is expected that read more »

Domino Printing Introduces Off-shelf Pallet Labeller

The inkjet and laser printing specialist Domino Printing Sciences has added the M220 off-shelf pallet labeller to its M-Series range of print and apply labellers. Designed to suit a variety of different applications, the M220 meets tertiary labelling requirements within a diverse range of packaging lines. The labeller features a new tamp head with 180° read more »

Provin Technos Represents Ryobi MHI Joint Venture In India

Delhi-based Provin Technos has been appointed as a pan-India Indian representative of the Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology (RMGTL), a joint venture between the two Japanese press manufacturing giants, Ryobi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging for implementation of business integration in the field of sheetfed offset printing presses. The joint venture is implemented from read more »

Square Vision Installs Bobst Folder Gluer

Square Vision, the Haridwar-based pharma packaging print company,  has installed Bobst Ambition folder gluer aiming to further improve on its quality parameters and interrupted production timelines. Arvind Singhal, Founder Director, Square Vision India, said, “We already have two folder gluers from a Bengaluru-based manufacturer but to ensure quality, and fast and accurate production we opted for read more »

PackPlus Exhibitor List Is Growing Rapid!

PackPlus coming back to Pragati Maidan this year has encouraged early bookings by leading companies from the Packaging, Converting, Processing & Supply Chain Industry. The four day exhibition coming together with SupplyPlus 2014 is scheduled from 11-14 June. More than 100 companies have already signed up for the leading exhibition of the country.  AKR Plastic read more »

HP Imposes Ban On Use Of Non-Biodegradable Material For Food Packaging

The Himachal Pradesh High Court vacated the stay on the state government’s notification dated June 26, 2013  and directed it to implement the notification banning the storage, supply, sale and entry of non-essential food items packaged in plastic and non-biodegradable material with effect from January 26, 2014. This excludes packaged and mineral drinking water. The read more »

Padmasri Digital Prints Opts For Its Third KM C8000

Bengaluru-based Padmasri Digital Prints has opted for its third Konica Minolta C8000 digital printing press. The printing press was supplied by HCL Infosystems. “Over a period of time, short-run printing demands accompanying more applications have led the printing firms to align themselves towards digital printing; and this has been one of the primary reasons that read more »