Day One @ PackPlus South 2016, Hyderabad !!

  PackPlus South along with Supply Plus 2016 started today and gathered a footfall of 1118 visitors and expecting many more tomorrow. The show features 50+ Product Launches+, 100+ Running Machines, Live Demo Sessions and much more. Three more days to go! Do not miss the oppurtunity to meet leading players from packaging, processing and supply chain industry….

Uflex Moves To National Green Tribunal In Plastic Ban Case

With the National Green Tribunal mulling ban on plastic packaging of products including PET bottles, Uflex Ltd. has approached it asserting that it is ‘least polluting’ while alternative materials like paper and aluminium foil are environmentally more dangerous. The plea moved by the company, before a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swantanter Kumar, said…

Chemco To Build Plastics Packaging Factory In Bahrain

India-based PET manufacturing firm Chemco Group will build a plastics packaging factory at the Bahrain International Investment Park in Salman Industrial City. Once completed, the factory will produce PET preforms that can be used in the manufacturing of bottles and jars of different sizes and shapes. According to the company, the new facility would bring…

Bosch Plans To Acquire Tecsor, France

Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and packaging technology, plans to acquire the assets of Tecsor et Systems S.A.S., based in France. Tecsor develops and sells machinery for making and filling PET containers for liquid and paste-like foodstuffs. The planned acquisition is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. Main customers in the…

Manjushree Technopack Sets To Expand Globally

Manjushree Technopack, a leading PET bottle & preform manufacturer, is looking at consolidating its global operations by setting up its first office in the Middle- East following new business opportunities emerging in the industry landscape. The company is already exporting to the Gulf region, Thailand and Africa. Another expansion at Manjushree is the commissioning of…

Rossini To Produce Rubber Rollers In India

Mumbai based Scanvik Packaging is the Indian representative for world reputed companies offering high end equipment and technology solutions for gravure and flexo printers and convertors, label printers and corrugators. It supplies mandrels, sleeves, rubber and anilox rollers for gravure, flexo, coating and laminating, pouch making machines, cleaning and washing systems, plate-mounters, slitter rewinders, laser scoring,…

A. Schulman Opens New Plant At Vadodara

The new facility in Vadodara, Gujarat, India will manufacture A. Schulman’s masterbatch products for India’s growing flexible packaging, appliance and consumer products markets. Its annual capacity is projected to be approximately 10,000 metric tons. The new plant is strategically located near A. Schulman’s customers’ manufacturing facilities in western India, and near the coast line of the…

Bobst Installs Multiple Die-Cutters And Folder Gluers Across India

Bobst has completed multiple installations of Nova cut 106 E, Expertfold 80, Ambition 76 A1 among others from the bouquet of folder gluers and die-cutters across India. Nova cut 106 E is a die-cutting machine which is mainly used in the packaging and label industry and to convert materials like paper, carton-board, corrugated board and…

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…

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…