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  Food Packaging     Ecommerce
  In a recently concluded ‘Digital Indo-Italian Business Mission on Food Processing’ organised by the Embassy of Italy and the CII, India invited Italy to invest in 42 mega food parks. India is promoting food processing and packaging in a big way by offering an incentive of $1 billion, with hope of leveraging another investment of $5 billion.     With rising growth of e-commerce and e-retailing globally and in India, transit packaging and omni-channel packaging are emerging as the most potential segments — maintaining safety, hygiene, and integrity of goods — and where the Indian packaging industry has considerable scope for expansion.

  Sustainable Packaging     Pharma Packaging
  E-commerce giant Amazon India recently announced that it has completely eliminated the use of single-use plastic in packaging across its 50-plus fulfilment centres. This was done by replacing the plastic dunnage — air pouches and bubble wrap placed inside packages — with recyclable paper cushions. They have also introduced 100 per cent plastic-free and biodegradable paper tape earlier this year, which is used to seal and secure the shipments.     Specialty Label Solution from Schreiner MediPharm Blinds Vials for Clinical Trial Conducted by CSL Behring. Schreiner MediPharm is a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry. With a special version of Schreiner MediPharm’s Flexi-Cap solution that completely covers the vial, combined with a Booklet-Label for multilingual product information, the vials containing the drugs to be tested are reliably blinded.
Movers & Shakers
Dow India appoints Chandrakant Nayak as President
Dow India has announced the appointment of Chandrakant Nayak as the company’s country president, effective from 1 September 2020. Nayak has been associated with the company for over 25 years and has held leadership positions across multiple business units and regions.

ACG names Susheel Pillai as CEO for inspection business
ACG, a leading supplier of fully integrated solutions to the global pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry, has announced the promotion of Susheel Pillai as the new CEO of ACG Inspection. Pillai has been associated with ACG for the last 16 years and has been part of the group's different business units in various capacities.
Industry speaks about PackPlus
Packplus is a fantastic platform because it is our window to the foods services industry  

Rhea Mazumdar Singhal, Founder & CEO, Ecoware

  Packplus has benefited us by providing the unique opportunity to interact new customers and display our products at the show. We are pleased from the response we received last year and looking forward the same in upcoming Exhibition.

Harsh Kansal, CEO, Amrit Exports

Experts Opinion
"Sleeves are very important element while consumer use pack, at the same time must be recycle friendly. I practice 4R for “Holistic label design" (1) Reduce Material Usage (2) Improve Recyclability (3)Increase Recycled Content (4) Ask for Responsibly sourced. Requesting all the packaging professionals to consider the same while designing decoration, this will be our small contribution “to make sustainable living commonplace”
Jikul Purohit, Packaging Sustainability Sr. Manager - Asia & ANZ, Unilever
Cosmo Films launches transparent antifog film
Cosmo Films has introduced a bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) based transparent film aptly suited for large packs and pouches used in the fresh food packaging Industry. ...(Click here to read)
Unilever - Magnum launches new tubs made with recycled plastic
Designed to tackle the impact plastic has on the environment, Magnum’s new tubs and lids for its pints range are fully recyclable and made with recycled polypropylene plastic (rPP)....(Click here to read)
DCC Group acquires Grafica
DCC Group, Asia’s largest textile printing solution provider, has announced the acquisition of Grafica though 3Q Printing Technologies Pvt. Ltd. where the Dadia family is a majority shareholder..
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