Positive Packaging Acquires SGRE Labels- Bangalore

The flexible packaging manufacturer Positive Packaging, a part of Enpee Group, has acquired SGRE Labels, Bangalore. This acquisition of the label manufacturing business, which follows the recent integration of ICM Packaging, is part of Positive’s vision to become its customers’ preferred supplier. It provides the company with new label packaging equipment and infrastructure. “We have…

Bosch Acquires German Packaging Company- Ampack Ammann

Bosch Packaging Technology recently closed its acquisition of Ampack Ammann, a filling and packaging machine specialist from Germany. Ampack Ammann develops, manufactures, and sells filling and packaging machines for paste-like and liquid food. Employing around 250 associates, the company has generated average sales of 35 million Euros over the past few years. “By acquiring Ampack Ammann,…

Happy 60th Birthday, Barcode!

Barcode, the distinctive black-and-white stripes that provide details relating to an object you purchase, turned 60 on October 7. The barcode patent filed in the US in 1952, however, did not make its first appearance in an American shop until 1974; reason being the unavailability of the laser technology required to read them. The first…

Coca-Cola To Expand Plastic Packaging Production Worldwide

The Coca-Cola Company has joined forces with India-based JBF Industries in a bid to globally expand production of the plant-based material used in the company’s PlantBottle packaging. This collaboration will facilitate Coca-Cola to extend its capability to provide renewable, lower-carbon plastics and realize its goal of making all its plastic bottles with PlantBottle packaging technology…

Shree Ganesh Graphics Installs First Gallus Flexo Press

Shree Ganesh Graphics, the Mumbai-based label printing firm has installed a brand-new Gallus EM 280 narrow web flexo press at its unit in Navi Mumbai. “The press investment arrives on the back of a ‘dramatic increase in business’ while enabling us to increase both capacity and flexibility,” said Sanjay Purandare, Managing Director, Shree Ganesh Graphics….

NBG Diversifies Into Packaging Equipment For Cartons

NBG Printographic Machinery Co. (P) Ltd., an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, is a leading manufacturer & supplier of web offset printing machines used for printing newspapers, tabloids and books, since 1990, with a good and reliable sales & servicing support network in India. It has recently forayed and diversified its product basket by promoting &…

Jet Set Go!

Techmech, one of the leading players in material handling equipments, presents its specific range of products. JET Hydraulic Hand Pallet Truck: The system has a unique design, which ensures minimum time in handling, maximum use of floor area and easy handling to the operator. Lighter weight & easier rolling design and heavy duty double ball…

A Head Start!

Robatech AG, Muri-Switzerland, is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of adhesive application systems. Recently the company presented innovative hot melt application heads, which set new standards for speed, durability and precision. The requirements for the bonding of packaging are very high and they also change for each product. Thus, the material, size and shape…

Keep It Dry!

The Indian packaging industry is growing at a fast pace. The growth indicator for the industry is the food & beverage and pharmaceutical packaging sectors. Both industries, be it food or pharma, face problems during packaging due to high humidity. It causes the powder to stick to the conveyor belt, thus preventing filling operations. There…

In True Colours!

Shell Colours & Chemicals, started in the year 1995 with modest investment, has grown into one of the most successful and visible business enterprises today. Setting great emphasis on professionalism in the printing inks and allied chemical business, the company has defined new benchmarks in services as well as technical support. ‘To meet growing demands…