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Issue: 84 I Jan, 2015

Packaging South AsiaBrand owners please invest in the quality and integrity of your packaging - Major consumer products companies in India have been resorting to a new kind of cyber crime – reverse internet-based auctions where packaging vendors and suppliers are expected to bid for a presumed volume of packaging consisting of a given number of SKUs. May be this works in some countries but in India, it is destroying the same packaging industry which brand owners should be working with as partners to enhance quality, productivity and innovation.

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20 DuPont Packaging announces advisory panel


03 Begin with technical and social audits and the standardization of your packaging suppliers!


06 Check your litter box by Deepak Manchanda

08 Unilever aims to reduce, reuse and recycle

10 The Alappuzha experiment


60 Plastindia 2015 preview

61 Plastindia 2015 to come up with an Innovation Pavilion

63 Honours in the world of Indian plastics

66 Printpack 2015 preview by Smita Kulshreshth

Industry News

73 New appointments at KBA

74 TCPL’s KBA Rapida 106

75 IMA Group acquires Oystar

76 Roland 706 LV at Al Jawad

76 Monotech enhances portfolio


32 Welbound installs outsert systems at Printmann by Sachin Shardul

32 Italian label converter relies on Prati

34 FIG to represent Troika Systems in India

36 Indicatorium to sell UPM innovation

Packaging Production

22 Professional software for packaging design and prepress by Mahan Hazarika

28 Bhatia Graphics upgrades to Xeikon ThermoflexX TFX 30 by Shardul Sharma

28 Daetwyler, Flint organize technical seminar by Shardul Sharma

29 Fujifilm to launch Flenex range of flexo plates by Shardul Sharma

30 Param enters Kerala market by Sandip Sen

31 Second Soma flexo press at Pabex

38 JC Graphics’ Heidelberg SM CD 102 6-color with UV coater

40 Surya Fresh Foods installs KBA ‘dream machine’

42 Color standardization is the key to the brand by Sandip Sen

44 Bobst sells diecutter and folder-gluer to Fivestar by Sandip Sen

44 Bobst Open House in Pune by Sandip Sen

46 43rd FCBM Conference concludes in Udaipur by Krishanu Dutta

48 Suba Solutions at Corrtech Expo Udaipur by Krishanu Dutta

50 NBG Printographic looks to sell 50 machines in two years by Krishanu Dutta

54 Bosch India at PMEC 2014 by Shardul Sharma

55 Acma flow wrapper SP0 launched by Shardul Sharma

56 Open House at Kohli Industries by Shardul Sharma

58 Meghdoot expands point-of-purchase display business by Mahan Hazarika

Products & Processes

72 Mondi’s rain resistant bags

72 Mettler-Toledo X37 Series

Technical Article

12 Define and simplify by Steve Smiley

52 A look inside refractive foil stamping by Jeff Peterson