Sunday, April 2, 2023

Naresh Khanna

Editor of Indian Printer and Publisher since 1979 and Packaging South Asia since 2007. Trained as an offset printer and IBM 360 computer programmer. Active in the movement to implement Indian scripts for computer-aided typesetting. Worked as a consultant and trainer to the Indian print and newspaper industry. Visiting faculty of IDC at IIT Powai in the 1990s. Also founder of IPP Services, Training and Research and has worked as its principal industry researcher since 1999. Author of book: Miracle of Indian Democracy.
The Surya Global Films project and technical team including DS Sengar head Project & Operations, Vinay Arora head – Electrical & Electronics, and Siddhant Singh head – Mechanical & Utilities are also happy with the performance of the first K5 Expert metalizer at the new plant Photo Bobst

Surya Global Flexifilms purchases three Bobst K5 Expert metalizers

The Surya Food and Agro group is well known for its snacks and juices and especially for Priyagold biscuits. An extensive user of BOPP and BOPET films for its packaging, the company’s backward integration...
Shubham Automation

Shubham Automation – mastering the art of pick and place

Cosmetics and medical drugs have become part of our daily lives, with everyone carrying little boxes in their pockets, purses, or bags. No doubt, the aesthetics of the products are provided by labeling and...

The ECG breakthrough at ALFT

The ALFT plant near Colombo was committed to defect-free production even earlier when it was running the Bobst 9-color gravure press with AVT’s 100% defect detection system and laminators from Bobst and Nordmechanica and...

Sri Lanka’s ALFT Packaging builds new flexo force in South Asia

For ALFT Packaging Company chairman Lakshman De Fonseka, the official opening of the company’s new state-of-the-art flexo packaging production plant in August in Kotugoda, Sri Lanka, marked a return to his technological roots. It...
Amit Banga, managing director, SB Packagings and Pim Vervaat, CEO of Constantia Flexibles

SB Packagings, Premji Invest, and Constantia announce India joint venture

SB Packagings and Premji Invest which is the private equity firm that invested in SB Packagings in August 2021 have signed a joint venture agreement with Constantia Flexibles, for its Indian business and operations. The combination...

Cheese packaging on a strong footing in India and South Asia

According to the International Dairy Foods Association, dairy per capita consumption across products has been increasing each year, up by 6% over the past five years and 10% over the past 15 years. Among...

Elba shows enhanced SA-V pouching line for Doypacks at K 2022

At the K 2022 in Dusseldorf Elba demonstrated its SA-V line forming Doypack stand-up pouches from recyclable and digitally printable mono-material PE films. Elba’s modular SA-V line has been enhanced for increasing its performance...

Mettler-Toledo’s Siddharth Kachroo, sales head for product Inspections

Mettler-Toledo, known for its end-of-line product inspection systems, has a deep commitment to the Indian market, having been active in the country for over 20 years and with more than 1,000 employees. Mettler-Toledo operates...

Progress and disappointment on climate change at COP27

At the conclusion of COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on 19 November 2022 the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, “From the beginning, this conference has been driven by two overriding themes: justice and ambition....
Keshavan of Devan's Coffee shop

Coffee consumption in India to more than double by 2027

According to Statista Research, Coffee consumption in Indian amounted to 1.21 million 60-kilogram bags across India during the financial year 2022, a slight increase over the previous year but not reaching the 2019 level...