Sunday, October 17, 2021

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 Beyond Meat Beyond Burger 2-pack Photo IFB

Trying Beyond Meat or the Beyond Burger in Delhi

As Bhairavi Singh of CNBC TV wrote on 6 October 2021, the global alternative meat market is projected to reach between US$ 350 to 400 billion by 2035. In India where contrary to common...
SB Packagings

Premji Invest acquires significant stake in SB Packagings

A press release received on 12 August 2021, says that Delhi-based SB Packagings (SBP) has received investment from Premji Invest for a significant stake in the company. The transaction primarily involves partial stake sale...

Echaar builds CI Flexo presses for all Indian segments

Kirti Panchal, the managing director of Echaar and the person behind the engineering of the CI Flexo project, talks about the company’s experience in building CI Flexo presses over the last several years. He...
Shown at Pack Expo in end-September, the new 100% recyclable hot-fill pouch collaboratively developed by UFlex, Mespack & Hoffer Plastic Photo UFlex

UFlex, Mespack & Hoffer Plastic’s circular solution at Pack Expo

UFlex, India’s largest flexible packaging company and a global polymer sciences player, announced on 27 September 2021 its partnership with Mespack, an international manufacturer of flexible packaging, end-of-line, and soluble pods equipment for consumer-packaged...
Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Liner Recycling Program in India

The problem with pressure-sensitive labels and label stock is that although it is very convenient to print, convert, apply and use for decoration and information, it has some severe environmental implications because of the...
Flex Films' F-UHB-M film to be introduced at Pack Expo Las Vegas 27 to 29 September at its stand N-9115 Image Flex Films

Flex Films launches F-UHB-M – a metallic polyester ultra-high barrier film

Flex Films, the global film manufacturing arm of flexible packaging giant UFlex, has launched its new avant-garde patented BOPET high barrier film F-UHB-M, designed to replace aluminum foil in flexible packaging applications. According to...
Low surface energy on the metal side, contributes to poor lamination bonding which is easily tested using the standard tape test. Photo Bobst

Flexible packaging in India – cost-effective, sustainable solutions

The past two years have been active growth periods for the Indian flexible packaging industry. While the pandemic seems to have spurred the overall growth of hygienically packed products, the investments in large film...

Elopak announces aseptic carton with aluminium layer removed

In the last week of August 2021, Elopak announced its Pure-Pak eSense aseptic carton with the aluminium layer removed. This improvement of the aseptic liquid packaging laminate is claimed to reduce the carbon footprint...
Ashok Chaturvedi, chairman and managing director UFlex Photo UFlex

UFlex joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

UFlex, India’s largest flexible packaging company and a leader in polymer sciences, has become a member of Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance), a global non-profit organization with a mission to eliminate plastic waste in the...
Gaurav Gupta Photo screenshot from NDTV

Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta quits

Gaurav Gupta, a co-founder, and head of supply of the online food delivery start-up Zomato has quit the company, confirms CEO Deepinder Goyal in a blog post. Zomato made its initial public offering in...
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