Plastic ban: A practical move?

As cyclone Ockhi crossed Mumbai in the intervening night of 4 and 5 December, it left behind 80,000 kg of garbage which was washed ashore the city’s shoreline by...


Blockbuster response for Astron Paper IPO

The IPO of Gujarat based Kraft paper manufacturer, Astron Paper and Board Mill Ltd to raise up to Rs 70-crore, got subscribed by more than 243 times as at the end...


Plastic industry to converge in Gandhinagar from 7-12 February 2018

The 10th International Plastics Exhibition, Conference and Convention — PlastIndia 2018 — is slated for 7 to 12 February 2018 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. A WhatPackaging?...


Plain packaging poses USD 300bn risk to beverage industry

A “plain packaging” policy on food and beverage brands could result in a potential loss of USD 293bn for the beverage industry globally, new research has warned...


“Max to commission a 2,000 tonnes a month speciality BOPP line by March 2018”

In an interview to WhatPackaging?, Max Speciality Films’ head for business, product and application development, Sanjeev Yadav, said, India is on a track to become...


The crunchy road to making an Indian brand

It’s hard to believe that at Rs 5,000 crore, the brand value of Haldiram, the makers of the savoury snack called bhujia, is high than McDonald’s and Pizza Hut, especially...


Haresh Mehta: The corrugation man

Mehta found fame in making corrugation "chic”. In a conversation with Ramu Ramanathan he talks about his journey and his voracious appetite for all things corrugate...


Puro Wellness aligns its food business with The Womb

Puro Wellness, a new age food company that promises to bring holistic health to 125 crore Indians through its all-natural products, has aligned its branding and...


Mumbai’s Rutvij Printers opts for Pratham’s Ipv Proofcheck at CPhI

Mumbai-based Rutvij Printers, which specialises in patient information leaflets, has invested in Pratham’s Ipv Proofcheck software in a bid to reinforce its quality...


Axlent Design in Ludhiana recounts success with Repetto 80

Ludhiana-based packaging company, Axlent Designz has installed Autoprint’s Repetto 80, an automatic die-punching machine, in a bid to overcome a decade old struggler...

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