Hong Ke partners with Pragati Pack and Ramya for rigid box

Pragati Pack, Noida and Bengaluru-based Ramya Reprographic have decided to enter into a strategic collaboration with Hong Ke Packaging for the manufacture and sale of rigid boxes for the electronics market in North India.

24 Dec 2019 | By Rahul Kumar

The Pragati Pack plant in Noida

With its base in China, Hong Ke is a complete packaging solutions provider, and an expert in rigid boxes, corrugation boxes, cartons, and so on. A professionally-run organisation with more than a decade's experience in the packaging industry, the company supplies products to top brands in the electronics and mobile segment.

The company has entered the Indian market in collaboration with Pragati Pack, Noida and Ramya Reprographics, Bengaluru for expanding its business in India.

Hong Ke has already established a setup in Bengaluru for gift boxes and cartons.

The company enjoys the market share leadership in the East, North and South China regions and is looking to take a leadership position in the rigid box market in India.

With a fleet of rigid box-making machines, Pragati Pack is a leader in the segment. Its latest investment in rigid box-making machine is a fully automatic Hongming HM-ZD350D (its sixth Hongming kit) installed at its plant in Noida. The announcement was made in February.

India is seeing a surge in the rigid box market for the telecom sector. In Q2 2018, the number stood at 342-mn units.

In July 2018, Samsung India launched its ‘Make for the World’ initiative, whereby it is exporting mobile handsets produced in India to overseas markets. With this new facility, Samsung will double its current capacity for mobile phones in Noida from 68 million units a year to 120 million units a year, in a phase-wise expansion that will be completed by 2020.

On an average, top rigid box converters in India produce three to five lakh complete rigid boxes (top and bottom) in their production cycle.