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  • 24 Jun 2019

LMAI to host third brand owners meet

Gathering from the first meet of brand owners and printers organized in New Delhi

Label Manufacturers’ Association of India (LMAI) is hosting the third meet for brand owners and label printers on June 29 in New Delhi.

Titled, Future Next – Brand Owner’s Perspective of Labels, the event will be attended by brand owners including Santanu Chowdhary, senior general manager, global packaging development, Sun Pharmaceutical; Pavankumar Chougule, associate director, packaging development, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories; Naveen Stuart, packaging development manager, Reckitt Benckiser; Tamal Ghosh, strategic packaging development leader, corporate packaging development, Dabur India; Soumyanath Mishra, head packaging development at Mankind Research Centre; Somnath Chatterjee, general manager procurement, Pernord Ricard; Barun Banerjee, head of packaging, Nestle South Asia region.

Curator of this series of events, one of the directors at LMAI and chairman at Weldon Celloplast, Harveer Sahni, said: ‘Labels are the communication link between brand owners and end consumers. This event strives to provide a forum that facilitates flow of ideas, sharing information, aid sales and brand protection from manufacturers to end users. We bring together packaging development professionals, marketers and label manufacturers for elaborate discussions that catalyzes overall growth of the Indian label industry.’

The first two events were held in Delhi and Mumbai respectively and discussed an array of topics including the need of sustainable and recyclable labels, brand protection, importance of mnemonics while developing label designs, legal compliances and government regulations, need for efficient value chain, controlled wastages, first moment of truth for customers and ways to delight the end user.

‘The event, exclusively for association’s label printer members, has received more than 100 registrations and we are working on ensuring it is as rewarding an experience as the previous two events for all parties involved,’ concluded Sahni. 


Aakriti Agarwal is India and Southeast Asia editor for Labels & Labeling.

Aakriti has been India editor for a number of years, and editor of the online newsletter, Label News India.

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