India is the world’s largest exporter of generic  drugs, but counterfeiting is rife in the local market

The pandemic exposed the many loopholes in India’s pharma supply chain that encouraged counterfeiting of Covid-19 vaccines and medicines. Illicit vaccines and medications were being circulated in India, especially during the second wave of the pandemic. The country saw counterfeit copies of the...

Hari K Singh, executive VP, head of Global Operations, Strategy (India, Thailand and South Africa) and country head, SRF
The machine equipped with the AluBond process will be installed at SRF’s Indore plant in early 2022. SRF opened its first plant in Manali, near Chennai in 1974 and today has grown into a diversified chemicals conglomerate.   
 
The Packaging Films Business offers a...
(L-R) John Bryson, sales director at INKdustrial Group and Neeraj Thappa, vice president, Monotech Systems
Neeraj Thappa, vice president, Monotech Systems, said: ‘We are at full pace of increasing our reach as we are a global brand now. INKdustrial has an extensive market connect, and we believe that our partnership will have an extended arm in the distribution of our product lines that will...
NBG Printographic Machinery has launched StarFlex narrow modular web flexo press
The machine installed in eastern Africa is a 6-color 430mm width press with features such as turn bar, rotary die-cutting, reel to reel and reel to sheet output. The press is servo driven and enables the machine to maintain registration at high speeds.
 
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SMI Coated Products has partnered with FLEXcon Company to distribute its label stocks across India
Among the largest label stock companies in India, SMI has offered a range of paper and filmic label stock using acrylic and rubber-based hot melt adhesives until now. By partnering with FLEXcon, SMI will offer polyester and vinyl label stocks with high-performance adhesives ideal for harsh...
Deepan Samarth, managing director, Sai Paks
Deepan Samarth, managing director, Sai Paks, said: ‘We were looking for a technology for printing variable data and implementing track and trace for oil, lubricant, pharma and other segments. After thorough research we found the Jetsci inkjet imprinting system a good match which is...
Uflex has announced a host of new products for the packaging industry at the end of the April-June 2021 quarter
Uflex’s Flexible Packaging business has replaced high metal content foil and poly structure packaging in Vicks Action 500 with paper structure comprising 40gsm OLB paper, LDPE and foil.   
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Zircon Technologies and Leo Designs and Packaging have invested in Vetaphone corona treatment system
Denmark-based Vetaphone was founded by Verner Easby, who invented Corona treatment and established the company in 1951. Polymer films have chemically inert and non-porous surfaces with low surface tensions making them non-receptive to bonding with substrates, printing inks, coatings, and...
Gujarat-based Goldcoin Angel CPP Film has invested in Vetaphone Corona Treater supplied by Vetaphone’s India agent Weldon Celloplast
Goldcoin Angel CPP Film is a part of the Goldcoin Group founded by Ashvin Pansuria and Ramesh Tilara in 2005. The group manufactures a range of products in protective packaging and insulation that is ISO 9001:2000 and HVAC certified. With a workforce of over 1000, the company has five...
 Suncheon City Agricultural Products Processing Center has installed anytron any-Pack digital label and flexible packaging printer
Established in May 2020, the business was unable to serve customized orders due to the delay in printed labels and flexible packaging. Any-Pack digital printer allows Suncheon City Agricultural Center to provide custom labels and flexible packaging to its customers.  
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