WhatPackaging? eNewsletter Issue 2 - February 2017

28 Feb 2017 | By WhatPackaging? Team


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Packaging design can make or break a product. Three years after New Delhi’s Maatti Design conceptualised a carton for Undercolors, the product and design continues to go from strength to strength, raking Rs 100-crore for the company in the process. This is our top story for the February issue of WhatPackaging?.

This month saw Parksons Packaging take a huge step in their pan India quest with the inauguration of its sprawling 10-acre plant in the Sri City industrial area, Andhra Pradesh. In the next ten years, the company aims to achieve a turnover of Rs 5,000 crores.

Mintel’s Ranjana Sundaresan observes how combo packs that include chips along with a dip are slowly starting to emerge in the Indian snacks market. Read about the new trend.

All this and lot more in the February issue of WhatPackaging?. Happy reading!
UCB Undercolors: How packaging can boost product sales
Rahul Kumar | 28 February 2017
Packaging design can make or break a product. The packaging of United Colors of Benetton's Undercolors...
Parksons invests in new factory and raft of machines in Sri City
Sriraam Selvam | 27 February 2017
The Parksons Packaging inauguration on 24 February at Sri City was an impressive show of strength. With...
Top brands share five trends that could disrupt packaging
Sriraam Selvam | 28 February 2017
Parksons Packaging and its board member and Padma Bhushan winner Vindi Banga confabulated with Sanjiv...
Packaging Trend Tracker: Chip-and-dip combo packs
Ranjana Sundaresan | 27 February 2017
Ranjana Sundaresan, senior research analyst at Mintel, looks at the Indian snacks market and observes...
Authentication Forum focuses on fighting counterfeits
Dibyajyoti Sarma | 27 February 2017
The need for authentication in the packaging supply chain is no longer a value addition, but a special...
Pharmaceuticals packaging: safety across the board
Melanie Streich | 28 February 2017
b?No compromising on product safetyb? is the overriding principle for companies of the pharmaceuticals...
The implication of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on flexo platemaking
Pier Luigi Sassanelli | 27 February 2017
Historians point out the First Industrial Revolution as the shift from our reliance on animals, human...
Dairy sector set to boost packaging
Rushikesh Aravkar | 28 February 2017
The Indian dairy packaging segment is in a state of transformation. The sentiment was shared across all...
WhatPackaging? News: Cosmo, Econocorp, Impel, Innopack, KHS, Tetra Pak, Uflex
WhatPackaging? Team | 28 February 2017
In a monthly round-up of packaging news, we look at Tetra Pakb?s recycling initiative, Cosmob?s capacity...
Nichrome launches fastest FFS for milk packaging
Rushikesh Aravkar | 28 February 2017
Pune-based packaging equipment specialist Nichrome has launched Filpack Servo 12k and Maxima 200/400...
Interpack 2017 show guide
Rushikesh Aravkar | 28 February 2017
Interpack 2017 has recorded the highest demand among exhibitors in its history of over 55 years. By the...
WhatPackaging? Quiz #2
WhatPackaging? Team | 28 February 2017
Win a Denon AH-C260 in-ear headphone worth Rs 1,799. Take the What Packaging? Quiz, get a perfect...
60 seconds with a packaging technologist: K Ram Srinivas
WhatPackaging? Team | 28 February 2017
With over 10 years of experience in the packaging industry, K Ram Srinivas has earlier worked with multi-national...