How to build a FMCG brand

Dibyajyoti Sarma reviews Priyanka Pathak-Naraina's book about one of India's most successful gurus Like it or loath it, Baba Ramdev is a brand name, someone akin...


Packaging must drive product innovation

​​Prof Dheeraj Sharma, director, Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak in his keynote address at the International Summit for Packaging Industry redefines the role...


In addition to mobile phones, food and pharma packaging is growing

When Faridabad’s Himanshu Group decided to diversify, it took the risk of exploring the rigid box market, and started a firm called Big Box. Himanshu Garg tells...


A history of consumer goods packaging in 2000 objects

These days we use the word innovation as shorthand for doing something new, interesting and useful. In doing so, we usually tend to forget that objects, ideas, systems,...


Trend Tracker: Packaging for the online consumer

Ganesh Kamat,business development manager for India, Mintel, says online experience and the shift from in-store to in-home will become a core part of the packaging...


Innovation, investments, ideas, implementation: An interview with Suresh Gupta

Suresh Gupta, chairman of Huhtamaki-PPL (HPPL), leads one of the largest packaging companies in India. It is a very different company from the one he had joined...


Making a national footprint with a two-lakh sq/ft factory

Ayush Jain says, Vijayshri’s strong equipment arsenal for packaging and corrugation will convert 2,000 tonnes of paper per month, making it the biggest packaging...


PrintWeek launches monthly What Packaging? eNewsletter for the packaging industry

The packaging sector is perhaps the last bastion for the printing community. The India growth story proves that there is a need for a special packaging magazine....


Packaging gets academic push

One of India’s premier engineering university, Chennai-based Anna University has acquired and put to good effect a packaging software Suite from Esko India for their...


DuPont aims to simplify flexo pre-press

DuPont highlighted DuPont Cyrel Easy flexographic printing plate technology and its latest platemaking equipment offering at Drupa. “The innovative technology has...

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