(L-R) Ashok Jaipuria, chairman and managing director and Pankaj Poddar, group CEO of Cosmo Films
With a career spanning over 26 years Poddar has held key leadership positions in the company across business units and verticals. As the chief financial officer at Cosmo Films in 2011, Poddar was responsible for managing the financial operations in India as well as overseas. Since his...
The board of directors of Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI) has appointed Rajesh Nema, director of Pragati Graphics and Packaging as the new president of LMAI
Previously, Kuldip Goel managing director of Any Graphics, Noida, held the position  of president for a term of two years. Nema’s appointment was confirmed by the members in the virtual meeting on September 18, 2021.  
 
The new president has announced the names of...
Uflex has partnered with Mespack and Hoffer Plastics to develop 100 percent recyclable mono-polymer hot-fill pouches
The newly designed recycle ready single material PP-based hot-fill pouch combines the strength of OPP and CPP layered laminate structure designed by Uflex.   
 
The pouches are sealed with patented closures from Hoffer Plastics’ in the form of tamper-evident strong...
MLJ Industries’ new plant in Greater Noida, India

MLJ parent company MLM (Mitthan Lal Marketing) is a family-run paper raw material business established by Mitthan Lal Jain in 1933 – before India’s independence. In 1948, he registered the company. In 1996, MLM began importing and supplying paper, paperboard, pulp and newsprint in India.

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(L-R) Balai Adhikary, director, with his son Ankan Adhikary, marketing manager of Libako Packaging

Kolkata-based Libako Packaging has installed a Gallus ECS 340 flexo press with UV curing, in-line foiling, lamination and die-cutting. The company has also invested in a 9,000 sq ft (836 sqm) label and flexible packaging plant during the pandemic.

Established in the 1980s, Libako began as...

Skanem India’s plant in Mumbai

In an exchange with Vinod Vazhapulli, managing director of Skanem India, he speaks about the company’s contribution to Reckitt’s custom label #DettolSalutes campaign in India and lays down the company’s plans for the rest of 2021 and the coming years.

The label business provided custom...

(Left) Dheeraj Sharma, owner of MD Graphics with his new Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 230
‘We have a digital machine in sheetfed but now with the Konica Minolta press, we have added roll-fed printing capability,’ says Dheeraj Sharma, owner of MD Graphics.  
 
The company is equipped with offset, flexo and screen printing technologies and has production...
Sameer Deshpande, Printing Technology lecturer
Established in 1956, Government Institute of Printing Technology (GIPT) Mumbai is an academically autonomous educational institute of the Government of Maharashtra in India. The institute runs a 3 Year full time Diploma Program in Printing Technology recognized by All India Council of...
Uflex chairman and MD Ashok Chaturvedi
The company’s commitment to tackle the problem of plastic waste, its expertise to derive solutions and technologies that help recover and recycle post-consumer plastic waste and help plastic find a purpose beyond its original use, has earned it a membership berth with the Alliance. Through...
Pankaj Poddar, CEO, Cosmo Films
The BOPP line will require investment of about 350 crores INR (47.5 million USD) to be funded through internal accruals and debts and is expected to be commencing commercial production within FY 2024-25.   
 
Backed by strong financial performance, the company has...

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