FSSAI plans to implement 'Traffic Light Labelling' rules on Packaging and Labelling

2018-07-10 By Associate Editor, MUMBAI

'Traffic Light Labelling' is a system of indicating the status of contents using the red, amber or green a la traffic lights. The system was first implemented in the United Kingdom in 2007. This labelling allows people to know about the nutritional content of the packaged foods – such as salt, sugar and fat content – as red for very high (unhealthy), amber for moderate, and green for low (healthy). Foods with 'green' indicators are healthier and to be preferred ove

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BST eltromat India introduces efficient Automation solutions!

2018-07-05 By Associate Editor, India

BST eltromat India, the leader in quality assurance systems for printing & packaging industry are celebrating their 25th year in India and on this occasion they are all set to unveil a new Automation division to machine manufacturers and users to automate their various process work-flows. BST eltromat’s first-class technical competence and many years of practical experience with the most varied and diverse areas of application enable them to be a strong partner who understands the i

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Darshan Flexibles implements Flexibiz ERP

2018-07-05 By Associate Editor, Mysore

A south India based flexible packaging company, Darshan Flexibles has recently implemented Flexibiz  ERP solution for sustainable growth. The company has two state-of-the-art production plants at Mysore.


Since its inception in 1995, Darshan Flexibles has been delivering value-added and cost-effective quality solutions to the constantly evolving packaging requirements of varied industries in India. The prudence and exceptional capability of their promot

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Max Speciality Films Limited Inaugurates New BOPP[1] Manufacturing Line

2018-05-18 By press release, Railmajra, Punjab

Max Speciality Films Limited (MSFL), one of India’s leading manufacturers of BOPP packaging films on 9th May 2018 launched its fifth BOPP films manufacturing line (Line 5), significantly increasing its capacity from 46.35 KTPA to 80.85 KTPA. The new line was launched at a special inaugural ceremony by Sh. Manpreet Singh Badal, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of Punjab.


MSFL’s Line 5 is designed to meet trends

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Cosmo Films wins the SAP ACE award 2018

2018-05-14 By press release, New Delhi

New Delhi. May 2, 2018: Cosmo Films- a leading global brand, offering value added BOPP and CPP films for packaging, labelling, lamination and Industrial applications has been awarded the prestigious SAP ACE Award 2018 in special recognition category. The honour bestowed by INDUS (SAP India User Group) is in recognition for being the front-runner in cloud adoption.

Cosmo Films is at the forefront in adopting new technologies by leveraging innovation for digital trans

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ROBOSLIT® plus – Truly superlative

2018-03-06 By Associate Editor, Ahmedabad

Using Plastindia as an opportunity, SP Ultraflex premiered their latest offering, the ROBOSLIT® plus Dual Turret Slitter Rewinder rated 1000 MPM. The machine ran at full speed several times a day, performing flawlessly to a rapt audience comprising the leading converters in the country and overseas. ROBOSLIT® is the registered trademark for the series of dual turret slitters manufactured by SP Ultraflex and at the time of going to press, 18 slitters from this series have been installe

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SP Utraflex: From Evolution to Revolution

2017-11-16 By Associate Editor, Mumbai

During the course of the last 3 decades, SP Ultraflex Systems Pvt Ltd has played a key role at every stage of the evolution of converting slitters for the flexible packaging industry In India. A keen ear for customer feedback, accompanied by astructured mechanism for feeding this information back to design and a culture of constant innovation has always kept SP Ultraflex several steps ahead of the times. This was the underlying theme as Biku Kohli of SP Ultraflex delivered his presentation du

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Laser Scoring – Value addition for flexible packaging

2017-09-11 By Scanvik Packaging, Italy

SEI Laser based in Bergamo ,Italy , since 1982 specialised and dedicated offering innovative and tailor-made solutions to customers. Thanks to their know-how and continued investments in R&D, they provide laser systems that guarantee significant performances in terms of cost, operational efficiency and final quality product.


The solutions proposed for the converting industry ensures high-performances; a philosophy of modularity on a flexible platform that can be

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Cosmo shows its packaging prowess at Packtech India 2016

2017-01-25 By Tanvi Sanghvi, Mumbai

Cosmo Films is one of the leading providers of packaging films and laminating solutions.  They are the leading manufacturer and exporter of BOPP films from India. Cosmo offers a range of BOPP films like industrial, plain, heat sealable, matte and pearlized. Apart from standard range of BOPP films, they have range ofspeciality products likehigh barrier films, velvet & black velvet thermal lamination films, direct thermal printable films and synthetic paper. We spoke to M

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Henkel Adhesive Technologies Supports Growing Flexible Packaging Market in Asia-Pacific

2017-01-20 By XYZ, XYZ

The global market for consumer flexible packaging is estimated to be worth $91.7 billion in 2015[1], and is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 4.4% during the period 2015–2020, reaching $114 billion by 2020[2]. Amongst all regions, Asia Pacific accounts for the highest demand, with a continuous growth,  supported by the development of various industries, such as food & beverages, personal care and pharmaceuticals, and increasing acceptance of ‘supermarket c

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Dow, DuPont Reach Agreement on Merger

2017-01-20 By XYZ, XYZ

Dow and DuPont have reached a merger agreement that will combine each of their operations and subsequently split it into three entities – one for agriculture, one for material science and one for specialty products. The new company is expected to be named “DowDuPont.”

Finalization is expected to be completed in 18-24 months and is subject to regulatory and board approval.

“This transaction is a game-changer for our industry and reflects the culmination of a visio

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