X-rite, Pantone win iF Design Award for second year

X-Rite, a global leader in colour science and technology, and Pantone, are the winners of this year's iF Design Award for its Virtual Light Booth (VLB). The VLB...


Imports of paper and paperboard continue unabated

In the first nine months (April-December) of FY18, imports of paper and paperboard in volume terms have jumped by 40% over the corresponding period of FY17, on top...


Insight installs one Lithrone and two Enthrone kits in Karnataka

Komori’s India representative Insight has confirmed the installation of three Komori presses, one each at Codialbail Press in Mangalore, Bengaluru-based Usha Prints...


Ashok Chaturvedi receives The Economic Times Polymers Lifetime Award 2018

Ashok Chaturvedi, founder, chairman and managing director of Uflex has been honoured with The Economic Times Polymers Lifetime Achievement Award 2018.


Uflex launches Uflexo brand of CI flexo printing presses

The engineering business of Noida-headquartered Uflex showcased its first CI flexo printing press on 8 March, 2018. The gearless flexographic printing press has...


Siegwerk India goes toluene-free

Packaging ink manufacturer, Siegwerk India, has taken another significant step towards product and consumer safety by moving to toluene-free inks. Accordingly, the...


Anti-dumping duty and what's paper's future...

The paper industry wants anti-dumping duty as imports surge by 40%. And so, in the six-year period from 2011, paper imports have increased at a CAGR of 18%. The...


Autoprint’s 24th Checkmate inspection system installed at Malaysia’s Suria Press

Malaysia’s Suria Press has invested in Autoprint’s Checkmate 50 inspection system.


IPMA: “Paper suffers from negative publicity; ills of e-waste undermined”

Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) has taken exception to ‘reduce paper usage’ being an objective of the Green Good Deeds campaign.


​​How General Mills’ Sujata Chakki A​t​ta pack bagged a Worldstar

WhatPackaging?’s Sujith Ail looks at the technical and functional aspects of the WorldStar-winning packaging of General Mills’ Sujata Chakki Atta.

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