Ecobliss India Meets Up-to-the-minute Industry Demands!

“Blister and high visibility packaging have proven to be the ideal, self selling packaging for producers and retailers and are still gaining over box packaging. Customers are attracted by a clear and clean presentation of the packed product. The blister bubble shows the actual product and protects it from damaging and tampering. Combined with product…

Huhtamäki Oyj Acquires Webtech Label Manufacturer

With steady and rapid pace growing in the label industry in India, the international label and packaging producing companies continue to consider India as their most important destination for market expansion. Mumbai based Webtech labels lead by Amar Chhajed and Jitesh Chhajed, has been acquired by internationally renowned company Huhtamaki Oyj’s subsidiary in India –…

A Cut Above The Rest

R K Machine Tool Industry will be displaying fully automatic scoring/ slitting/ sticker half cutting, creasing, perforating machine at PackPlus 2012. Special Highlight- Sticker Half Cutting Machine The machine is widely used in the packaging application and it possesses features like high performance, high precision, sturdy design & construction, corrosion resistance and easy maintenance. It…

PackPlus Is Here!

With 50+ Product Launches, 100+ Running Machines and Several Other Attractions, the Total Packaging, Processing Supply Chain event, scheduled from 7-10 Dec 2012 will set a complete business environment at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida. Presenting 250+ leading exhibitors under 4 Zones, the Show will be a catalyst for new innovations and developments in the…

The Heat is ON!

The PackPlus visitor registrations are in full swing, exhibitors are busy sending invitations to their customers, organisers are occupied with  promotional activities, the international speakers are scheduling their travel plans for Conclave, the hotels at Greater Noida are busy with reservation enquiries and the new venue with all its anticipation looks forward to host PackPlus…

Positive Packaging Acquires SGRE Labels- Bangalore

The flexible packaging manufacturer Positive Packaging, a part of Enpee Group, has acquired SGRE Labels, Bangalore. This acquisition of the label manufacturing business, which follows the recent integration of ICM Packaging, is part of Positive’s vision to become its customers’ preferred supplier. It provides the company with new label packaging equipment and infrastructure. “We have…

Bosch Acquires German Packaging Company- Ampack Ammann

Bosch Packaging Technology recently closed its acquisition of Ampack Ammann, a filling and packaging machine specialist from Germany. Ampack Ammann develops, manufactures, and sells filling and packaging machines for paste-like and liquid food. Employing around 250 associates, the company has generated average sales of 35 million Euros over the past few years. “By acquiring Ampack Ammann,…

Happy 60th Birthday, Barcode!

Barcode, the distinctive black-and-white stripes that provide details relating to an object you purchase, turned 60 on October 7. The barcode patent filed in the US in 1952, however, did not make its first appearance in an American shop until 1974; reason being the unavailability of the laser technology required to read them. The first…

Coca-Cola To Expand Plastic Packaging Production Worldwide

The Coca-Cola Company has joined forces with India-based JBF Industries in a bid to globally expand production of the plant-based material used in the company’s PlantBottle packaging. This collaboration will facilitate Coca-Cola to extend its capability to provide renewable, lower-carbon plastics and realize its goal of making all its plastic bottles with PlantBottle packaging technology…

Shree Ganesh Graphics Installs First Gallus Flexo Press

Shree Ganesh Graphics, the Mumbai-based label printing firm has installed a brand-new Gallus EM 280 narrow web flexo press at its unit in Navi Mumbai. “The press investment arrives on the back of a ‘dramatic increase in business’ while enabling us to increase both capacity and flexibility,” said Sanjay Purandare, Managing Director, Shree Ganesh Graphics….