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ISSUE TIMELINE

Mar 2017
Check out some previews of interpack 2017 in this newsletter – Bosch Packaging Technology will
In this newsletter read about Messe Dusseldorf’s 4th ‘drupa Global Trends’ report
Today’s Packaging South Asia eMail newsletter contains our interview with the chief packaging
The March issue of Packaging South Asia was mailed out on Monday 6 March. The inauguration of the Pa
Feb 2017
Parksons Packaging inaugurated its fifth monocarton plant in the Sri City industrial township locate
Tetra Pak has announced an EUR 24 million investment in its very first plant for packaging closures
With more than 400 exhibitors at the show, PrintPack 2017 witnessed a huge footfall during all five
The PrintPack India 2017 exhibition begins tomorrow and we are all set to bring you live news from t
Jan 2017
Our February issue of Packaging South Asia magazine will carry an exclusive preview of exhibitors pa
The response of exhibitors and participants to PrintPack 2017 has been very good so far with eight h
The response of exhibitors and participants to PrintPack 2017 has been very good so far with eight h
With the PrintPack 2017 exhibition round the corner, we made it a point to ensure the show gets the
Dec 2016
The inaugural edition of the Packaging, Design, Innovation and Technology (PDIT) conference jointly
Just one day to go for the key event, PDIT conference, of the year. Days of hard work, perseverance
At the PDIT Conference in Mumbai, where the key area of focus is food safety and SAVE FOOD, a global
The PDIT Conference is about a range of technology innovations that go into the packaging supply cha
Messe Düsseldorf India and IPPStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Nov 2016
Messe Düsseldorf India and IPPStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Pack Expo, being held from 6 to 9 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, USA, is the hot packa
In this week’s newsletter, get a sneak peek into the upcoming Labelexpo India event, which is
Pack Expo to be held from 6 to 9 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, USA is the hot packagi
Oct 2016
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
Messe Düsseldorf India and IppStar are jointly organizing a two-day conference on 16 and 17 Dec
The inaugural Packaging, Design, Information & Technology (PDIT) Conference will be held in Mumb
Kolkata-based Nextgen has made a significant investment at its Howrah plant by installing a high-con
Sep 2016
The Idealliance India G7 Expert/Professional Training and Certification Program added a significant
The Idealliance India G7 Expert/Professional Training and Certification Program in Mumbai has got of
The wait is finally over as the G7 Expert and Professional training and certification course for col
IPPStar is organizing the first ever G7 Expert and Professional training and certification course fo
IPPStar is organizing the first ever G7 Expert and Professional training and certification course fo
Aug 2016
Monotech Systems has tied up with Taiwan-based Labelmen Machinery to market a wide range of products
IppStar is organizing the first ever G7 Expert and Professional training and certification course fo
Jointly organized by IppStar and Messe Düsseldorf India, the Packaging Design Innovation and Te
The chairman and founder of Kohli Graphic Systems, Jogi Kohli, passed away at the age of 74 on 1 Jul
Jul 2016
PackPlus 2016 started yesterday in Delhi. Although the incessant rain and the ongoing strike by the
For the past five drupas, the total number of exhibitors has remained relatively stable, although on
‘Color Management for Flexible Packaging’ will be the focus of the International Packagi
Patanjali grew 100% last year, Unilever at 4%. In the beginning was Ayurveda. Then came Baba Ramdev,
Jun 2016
The July issues of both Indian Printer & Publisher and Packaging South Asia will contain our in-
The July issues of both Indian Printer and Publisher and Packaging South Asia will contain our in-de
Sometimes, Messe Dusseldorf, the organizers of the benchmark drupa trade fair, see 20/19 and sometim
All the same rules apply – reading the pitch, team selection or self-recognition of your talen
May 2016
Japan has moved towards a highly efficient circular economy thanks primarily to its pioneering Law f
Last year the Indian flexible industry invested in eight printing lines from Bobst’s range of
While packaging design deals with complex problems, Saswata Das asks what is the problem you are try
An IppStar Research project yet again attempts looking at an issue with facts instead of the erratic
Apr 2016
Delhi at 44 degree celsius is hot and it seems that for Indian printers, drupa too is hot. Looks lik
Faridabad-based PR Packagings installed a brand new 7-color Heidelberg CD 102 plus coater with both
Windmöller & Hölscher manufactured the 1000th print unit for the Heliostar S gravure p
Afflatus Gravures is the largest gravure cylinder maker in India, a country in which gravure overwhe
Mar 2016
Packaging South Asia spoke to Basudeb Routh, regional packaging director – Asia, RB, about the
At a pre-drupa conference held on 17 March at its headquarters in Lier, Belgium, Xeikon has unveiled
Kodak’s worldwide sales fell 15% in 2015 but slightly improved in profitability although the y
NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, the Interna
Mumbai-based Kunal Enterprise is a leading distributor of a variety of hardware and software solutio
Feb 2016
For many years, the drupa stage was dominated by Heidelberg. Then the world changed and the company
In today’s digital world, how we consume and bond with brands is rapidly changing. As we move
TCPL has recently strengthened its capacity in Haridwar with the addition of a KBA Rapida 106 8-colo
Nextgen Printers, based in Kolkata, is a rising packaging converter. Its first packaging unit was se
Jan 2016
Considering various economic and behavioural patterns and following industrial norms, the first step
The converting industry in India is expected to embrace several technology changes in 2016 that are
The Indian label industry is often in the limelight because it is seen as one of the fastest growth
There is an inherent energy in the large, diverse and fragmented Indian retail market as old product
Dec 2015
Packaging end-users want to be in the driving seat of potentially transformative process changes and
L&E bought an Esko Kongsberg V Series model V20 along with the Esko ArtiosCAD software in Septem
At Pamex 2015, Bobst promoted its Novacut 106 ER diecutter and LILA-II folder-gluer. Both these tech
Idealliance India in association with Steve Smiley conducted linear and calibrated press runs at Kum
The converter side at Tokyo Pack 2014 had many large packaging companies such as Oji and Rengo with
Nov 2015
Pamex 2015, organized by the All India Federation of Master Printers and managed by Print-Packaging.
Pune-based Pratham Technologies, manufacturer of paper folding machines, showcased its first inspect
Uflex is setting up a robotic plant for producing gravure cylinders at its Noida location. The techn
Oct 2015
Rave Scan organized an Open House on 28 October 2015 at its Manesar plant showcasing the country&rsq
In an interview with Meghna Sharma, special correspondent of The Indian Express, Naresh Khanna, edit
Uflex won the Best Enterprise Award 2015 by The Europe Business Assembly for the flexible packaging
Hyderabad-based Pragati Pack has ordered a KBA Rapida 105 7-color plus UV press which will be instal
Held every two years, the Labelexpo in Brussels opened with a confidence and upbeat tone missing fro
Sep 2015
Package printing will be a core area at Labelexpo Europe 2015, which will be held from 29 September
Tracy Sutton’s consultancy Root helps companies identify the benefits of sustainable packaging
Silver nanoparticles are used in clothing to prevent socks and tee-shirts getting stinky. Adding the
While digital printing is an everyday reality for many sectors from books to direct mails, the packa
Aug 2015
Pack Expo Las Vegas and the co-located Pharma Expo, and Labelexpo Europe is where the industry will
Pack Expo owner and organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has r
India’s largest packaging company, Uflex, is one of the larger flexible packaging conglomerate
The recently concluded Packplus 2015 event held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi saw the participation of
Jul 2015
PackPlus along with SupplyPlus 2015 starts today in Delhi. The event is scheduled to be held from 30
Packaging for food has to be compatible with the food product packed within, and food standards and
Package printing will be a core area at Labelexpo Europe in Brussels. Set to be the biggest ever in
Labelexpo Europe 2015, to be held at the Brussels Expo in Belgium from 29 September to 2 October, is
Operations at WestRock Company has begun following the completion of the combination of MeadWestvaco
Jun 2015
Rajhans, one of the biggest Indian commercial printers has diversified not only to monocartons and l
Delhi NCR-based Any Graphics is a story of both hardship and opportunity. It is a company that has c
Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls are now operating a joint venture. T
Today’s designer must accommodate the often-conflicting demands of cost control and supply cha
May 2015
Udaipur-based Miraj Multicolour expanded in a big way with the inauguration of its 150,000 square fo
The cold foil process is no newcomer to the industry of glitz and shine; in fact, it’s been ar
Esko along with Videojet and X-Rite as part of Danaher’s Product Identification Council is org
Bobst Group and the owner of Nuova Gidue signed an agreement on 13 May 2015 by which Bobst Group acq
Rave Scans has announced the installation of the country’s first Speedmaster CD 102-6+LX with
Apr 2015
The 2014-15 financial year saw significant capacity growth in the monocarton industry with about 16
The availability of counterfeit goods has become a global issue. According to the Counterfeit Intell
An informal survey of the Indian packaging and label industry indicates that the financial year from
Bobst India hosted a very successful three-day Open House, Competence ’15, at its Pune plant t
Clariant announced that it has acquired the black pigment preparations portfolio of Lanxess, located
Mar 2015
PackPlus South 2015, the packaging, processing and supply chain event, is just a week away and will
An informal survey of the Indian packaging and label industry indicates that the financial year from
Color can be a differentiator on the retail shelf, but the absence of color can sometimes be a bette
Pragati Offset founder and chairman, Hanumantha Rao Paruchuri passed away on 2 March 2015 at the age
Feb 2015
At Printpack India 2015, Malhotra Graphics displayed a host of end-to-end prepress solutions for bot
After the overwhelming response received by the G7 show in Delhi, the event rolled on to Mumbai, whi
On the afternoon of 10 February 2015, the MSD6 committee of the Bureau of Indian Standards had an op
On 14 February 2015 in Delhi, Steve Smiley and Abhay Sharma are featured speakers at the IDEAlliance
Jan 2015
The preparation for the ninth edition of Plastindia 2015 exhibition, one of the country’s prem
The preparation for the ninth edition of Plastindia 2015 exhibition, one of the country’s prem
The 43rd FCBM Conference organized by the Gujarat Corrugated Box Manufacturers’ Association in
The highlight for Pune-based Nichrome Packaging Solutions at PackEx India 2014 was its horizontal fo
The 12th Printpack India 2015 to be held from 11 to 15 February at the India Expo Centre at Greater
Dec 2014
Meghdoot, a leading corrugated shipping cartons manufacturer, plans to enhance production efficiency
The International IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. (IMA Group), headquartered in Bologna, I
Subhasis Roy, business director, Bobst India, while speaking on the topic of competitiveness in the
Processing and packaging specialist Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls
Nov 2014
Heidelberg presented several new solutions for folding carton production at its Packaging Days event
Asia’s premier packaging exhibition, Tokyo Pack 2014, took place from 7 to 10 October with 680
Machinery for the packaging industry faces four fundamental demands — it must deliver outstand
Nutech Packagings Noida has ordered the first new Speedmaster CD 102-7+LX Combi press with closed lo
Oct 2014
Tomorrow is the last day of Labelexpo India 2014 which is being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
At Labelexpo 2014 which starts tomorrow, BST Sayona is introducing an innovative system for narrow w
Welcome back after the festive weekend! And here it is time for Labelexpo India in Delhi. Labelexpo
Team Packaging South Asia wishes you and your family a very prosperous, safe and Happy Deepawali. W
With Labelexpo India 2014 just a week away, we have come up with our Labelexpo special newsletter. L
Kodak, which will be present at Labelexpo India 2014, has commercially released new extensions to it
The monocarton industry in India continues to grow well with the leading multilocation companies inc
After Germany, Switzerland has also selected Prati’s Saturn series, confirming the high level
Sep 2014
On 22 September 2014, at the Gallus headquarters and factory in St. Gallen in Switzerland, the compa
In a bid to gauge customer response as well as retailer preference for offer packs at a shop level,
Emami Group, best known for its diverse business portfolio of FMCG, edible oils, health care product
Nextgen which has a modern board packaging plant at Rangpo in Sikkim has purchased a highly configur
Aug 2014
The exhibition and conference season begins in September with PackPlus in Hyderabad and the Packtech
Oji JK Packaging, a joint venture of the Oji Holdings Corporation, JK Paper and Marubeni, commenced
When a brand or marketing leader makes a design change to a package, it’s already been investe
Henkel is opening a demo centre and professional training academy in Mumbai for starting the first p
Jul 2014
In the monocarton industry and especially amongst the organized and multi-location converters in Ind
Some of the sectors that will drive the flexible packaging industry in India are the dairy industry
Sheetfed offset press sales and installations this year for producing monocartons are likely to be d
The second and third biggest flexible packaging companies in India will soon be combined with the ac
With the culture of avoiding over-production through JIT, Perfectpac has been able to improve the wo
Jun 2014
Holography plays an important role in packaging as manufacturers face the challenge of capturing cus
Esko has released Esko Suite 14, a comprehensive collection of new and updated software designed to
A warehouse cannot remain static. With the first phase of the Finsys ERP implementation over, Pondic
Packplus 2014 is coming back to Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, with a focused approach and all the lates
May 2014
In its main showcase at interpack 2014, B&R showed fifteen synchronized axes with one CPU contro
Oji Holdings Corporation, the fifth largest paper producer in the world has commenced the trial run
The second Save Food conference at interpack in Düsseldorf on 7 and 8 May 2014 has grown in ter
In September 2013, at the time of Labelexpo Europe, Packaging South Asia published an article based
interpack 2014 is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair for the packag
interpack 2014 is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair for the packag
Apr 2014
interpack 2014 is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair for the packag
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
Mar 2014
Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasizing its role as the world’s most important trade fair
The label industry is witnessing new trends in terms of faster production time and cost optimization
PET has remained a favourite amongst manufacturers and retailers alike due to its easy-to-handle cap
Alia Creative Consultants, a  leading Indian packaging agency has recently installed an HP Indi
Feb 2014
Providing fresh impetus for packaging research and development, Bosch Packaging Technology recently
The two one-day Color Management Professional – Print training and certification course has st
The momentary dip in the sales of label presses across the globe has been successfully addressed by
The Maharshi group, a 40-year old Ahmedabad-based engineering group in the packaging domain and a se
Jan 2014
Alia is a pioneering service provider for design implementation and production. Although the modern
Astron Packaging near Ahmedabad is a fast growing company focused on the pharmaceutical industry as
interpack, the world’s leading trade fair for the packaging industry and a major inspiration f
In a major development for the milk industry in India, Europe’s biggest dairy company Groupe L
Another year is behind us and while it saw packaging industry experts airing mixed responses regardi
Dec 2013
The December 2014 issue of Packaging South Asia carries an article talking about the packaging trend
Love it or hate it, but you cannot ignore it. Plastic has long been the proven choice of the packagi
The interpack event in May 2014 also contains the second edition of the Save Food Initiative. While
The recently concluded India CorrExpo in Delhi proved to be a huge success for the corrugation indus
Nov 2013
Packaging exhibitions near and far are the flavour of the season. After the successful completion of
K, the world’s largest plastics fair and the industry’s most global technology platform
The government of India has acknowledged the role of tertiary packaging in pharmaceutical packaging
The seventh edition of the annual Pentawards packaging design competition attracted nearly 1,400 ent
Oct 2013
We wish you a very Happy Diwali! Labelexpo at Brussels was a watershed event for digital label pres
Labelexpo Europe in Brussels is over and it was a busy show although there were fewer visitors from
The current Indian Rupee devaluation can open the door to packaging line manufacturers and integrato
K Dusseldorf one of the world’s largest trade fair for plastics and rubber industry is startin
IndiaCorr Expo is the Indian edition of one of world’s most respected exhibitions in the secto
The Indian market is keen to develop the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid (BOP) market in its quest towards inc
Sep 2013
With Labelexpo Brussels set to end tomorrow, it has indeed been a very happening-few-days so far. At
The next stop is Brussels for Labelexpo. There are indications that fewer Indian label printers will
Everyday we test the waters to see how various segments of the label and packaging industry are fari
The flexible packaging industry is gearing up towards providing sustainable solutions. This was high
Aug 2013
Labelexpo Brussels is going to feature more than fourteen exhibitors from the Indian packaging scene
This September the Label Expo at Brussels has many great attractions. Taking lessons from the succes
Exhibitions near and far There is almost a confusing choice of printing and packaging exhibitions,
With Packexpo round the corner, the excitement amongst industry players is evident as FICCI is organ
Although in some places this is called the silly season, in India this has become a busy season and
Jul 2013
Xeikon is in the process of changing ownership says our European correspondent Ron Augustin. In the
Packaging design has become huge in the past few years as companies are realizing that good packagin
In this newsletter, Deepak Manchanda writes about packaging for well-off progeny – Bratpacks.
The Label Manufacturers Association of India annual conference is all set to roll at the Hyatt in Go
Jun 2013
Refreshing its packaging range, Vegit has introduced a new tagline ‘Hamara Mix, Aapka twist&rs
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing and Packaging Machinery (MHI-PPM) and Ryobi Limited (Ryobi) hav
A commercial printer for the last twenty five years, Gurgaon based DJS Printers is one of the new-ge
China Print 2013 was an eye-opener for many of us who had the opportunity to see how far Chinese man
May 2013
Many printers and converters in South Asia keep complaining about the general economic condition goi
It’s still not clear how many Indians went to China Print. Some sources say as few as 600 and
It’s a busy time in India for most of us with investments by international equipment manufactu
It’s May, the travel season, an opportunity to spread one’s wings in the name of trade m
Apr 2013
According to research company Canadean, packaged water is expected to overtake carbonated soft drink
Sai Packaging, a major monocarton converter with a strong label printing and converting business is
From cell phones and computers to water bottles and bags, plastic has moulded society in many ways t
As IDEAlliance based in the US grows in Europe and Asia, IppStar has become its international affili
Mar 2013
The packaging industry's good times continue, with a number of seminars and conferences across the g
Guenther Keppler of Heidelberg posted in India for the last several years and key to the development
It is difficult to describe the continued resilience of the Indian packaging industry in an economic
Printpack was a huge success in that it gathered more than 300 exhibitors with a comprehensive range
Feb 2013
Just a day remains for Printpack 2013 – predicted to be the largest printing and packaging sho
IPAMA, the organizers of the upcoming Printpack India 2013 show is attempting to unite various assoc
The Printpack 2013 exhibition taking place in Noida from 23 to 28 February 2013 started off with a m
Jan 2013
Apart from the change in venue, the largest printing and packaging show in India will be new in many
This date, a month from now will be the second day of the Printpack India 2013 show and we will be a
Printpack India 2013 is one of those Indian shows that has consistently seen success over the years.
This newsletter brings the first (albeit, very modest) Preview 1 of the exhibitors at the Printpack
Printpack 2013 has been a very consistent brand over the years, and has attracted large number of vi
Dec 2012
While there is a need for specialized shows and some like the recent Labelexpo were a huge success,
As Christmas and the new year arrive we wish all our readers and friends the best for the holidays a
With an increasing number of companies confirming their presence and announcing their products on di
The India Expo Centre in Greater Noida exhibition ground will host the PackPlus 2012 for the first t
Nov 2012
Most of the stories in today\'s Packaging South Asia newsletter have to do with sustainability and i
The exhibition and conference season in India is intensifying as it usually does in the winter month
The Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anil Deshmukh finally confirmed at a Nagpur Press Conference th
This week’s newsletter brings to you the review of one of the most successful label shows of r
That it was the last day of the show was clear from the beginning of the day — the crowd
Oct 2012
Roger Pellow of Tarsus said last night at one of the several Labelexpo parties around the Delhi NCR,
The second day of the Labelexpo India at Pragati Maidan in Delhi delivered on the promise of the fir
Labelexpo India 2012, one of the most anticipated events of the year started off today amidst tremen
With three more days to go before the Labelexpo India 2012, we bring you last minute details about t
We again focus on the Labelexop India in New Delhi starting just ten days from now. The first d
Do you always need a heavily decorated foil-stamped label for your brand to stand out in the market
September saw the Labelexpo America in Rosemont, Illinois near Chicago and the next Labelexpo is at
Sep 2012
Welcome to the PSA Online! These are exciting times for the label industry as the Label Expo Americ
We are covering in this issue the oncoming Labelexpo India where we as media partners will bring out
This week we have updates for you on the Labelexpo India summit from 29 October to 1 November to be
This week we have updates on the Avery Dennison LMAI and RICOH AIFMP awards for our readers. The la
Aug 2012
Nilpeter A/S the Danish narrow web label press manufacturer has been implementing its strategic plan
Avery Dennison which recently inaugurated its knowledge centre in Bengaluru, in South India, ha
Last week saw the inauguration of the Bosch Packaging plant in Verna by Goa’s chief minister M
Greetings from Packaging South Asia online! In this newsletter Naresh Khanna speaks out against the
Labels comprise a small but significant part of the packaging industry. Label Expo India 2012 schedu
Jul 2012
Bernard Schreier has ended his contract with Heidelberg and will be leaving the company by September
From PackPlus South 2012 in Hyderabad, Rashmi Bhate reports on Seven-11 Industries, an ink manufactu
In this newsletter Shardul Sharma reports on Wraptech at the India PackExpo in Ahmedabad, as Rashmi
Greetings from Packaging South Asia online! The PackPlus South 2012 event begins tomorrow at the Hi
Jun 2012
Greetings from Packaging South Asia online! As we continue to wait for the rains to reach the capit
The world is moving towards automation, process control and motion control devices and this drupa wa
In an unfortunate event Khanna Paper Mills’ Amritsar plant caught fire and tonnes of paper was
This newsletter brings you the debatable power of packaging over the current economic recession. As
May 2012
The ISO’s TC 122/SC4 in a plenary session in Seoul in Korea passed the new ISO packaging stand
Harveer Sahni reports on the preponderant attendance of Indians at drupa from the point of view of t
The last fifteen days were a blur for all those who were in there at Dusseldorf as well as for the u
We are past the halfway mark at drupa and although overall visitor numbers are officially down 20%,
With Naresh Khanna, Avinandan Mukherjee and Ron Augustin already at Düsseldorf, Germany, watch
Apr 2012
Six days for the biggest printing event to start and we look forward to having some coffee and a nic
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia online! Indian printers spoke out against the proposal t
The ever-dynamic global packaging industry has witnessed lots of action in the past week — in
Greetings from Packaging South Asia! Although drupa is a big event for the Indian packaging industr
Mar 2012
These are the three hot topics in the market nowadays, drupa being the largest print event, packagin
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! From our several visits to drupa previews we
  Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! This drupa we will see a lot more pa
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! The biggest event of printing and packaging
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Apparently food and beverages, and FMCG will
Feb 2012
Packaging South Asia will be at Ipack-Ima in Milan again. Exhibitors and visitors can meet edit
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! PSA enjoyed the huge Plastindia show in
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Plastindia 2012 concluded on 6 February in
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! On a sunny first day of February, the Plas
Jan 2012
With the most intense starts in many years for the packaging industry in South Asia, we wish our rea
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! The worldwide packaging industry is gearin
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! This year Plastindia show looks extremely
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Don’t hesitate to admit you have a p
Dec 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! All of us at PSA wish you a healthy, happy a
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter — we wish all our readers a Merry Christ
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Bobst India hosted a two-day open house on 8
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! We are happy to inform you that Packaging So
Nov 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! The India Converting Show concluded successf
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! December is going to be a busy month for pac
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! We are happy to inform you that Packaging So
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! We request our online as well as print subsc
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! PAMEX 2011 started at the Pragati Maidan in
Oct 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Diwali is almost over but the celebrations a
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Are you attending drupa 2012, the world&rsqu
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Are you attending drupa 2012, the world&rsqu
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Are you attending drupa 2012, the world&rs
Sep 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! India is in the news on the very first day a
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! With the Labelexpo Europe 2011 in Brussels (
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! This issue of our newsletter carries an excl
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Delhi is slowly recovering from the shock o
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! IppStar, the research division of IPP group
Aug 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! The IppStar-Nilpeter gala evening tomorrow
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! IppStar, a sister company of IPP Catalog Pub
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! In this newsletter Deepak Manchanda talks
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! In this newsletter Deepak Manchanda talks
Jul 2011
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Nilpeter, EskoArtwork and UK-based Edale a
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! With Labelexpo Europe 2011 on the horizon se
Welcome to the weekly Packaging South Asia newsletter! Continuing with PackPlus South 2011, we br
Greetings from Packaging South Asia! We’re past the hottest day of the year and the monsoon has a
I am pleased to announce that in our fifth year, Packaging South Asia turns monthly, thanks to your
To read our interpack review part-1, please look up the latest issue of Packaging South Asia. Pl
May 2011
Also, get a flavour of the other interesting stories at interpack 2011 - Domino introducing the G-se
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia. Check www.packagingsouthasia.com for
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia. Check www.packagingsouthasia.com for
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia. Check www.packagingsouthasia.com for
Deepak Manchanda’s Say No to No Plastics is at the top of our newsletter as it was in the PSA March-
Apr 2011
York Printers have established a carton printing and converting stronghold in the tough conditions o
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia. Check www.packagingsouthasia.com for
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia while IPP online reaches another 6,00
Serious investment from American companies is starting to impact our packaging industry. Valco Melto
Mar 2011
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia while IPP online reaches another 6,00
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia while IPP online reaches another 6,00
Read also about the Indo-African Summit 2011 which concluded on February15 in Mumbai; the Komori Lit
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia while IPP online reaches another 6,00
Feb 2011
PSA online reaches 3,800 packaging professionals in South Asia while IPP online reaches another 6,00
It is that time of the year when everybody is talking about red roses and Valentine’s Day. Celebrati
It is that time of the year when everybody is talking about red roses and Valentine’s Day. Celebrati
PSA is still digesting the spate of recent exhibitions in Delhi. Harveer Sahni in his regular column
Jan 2011
This newsletter brings you a few stories stemming from the busy season in which we had three exhibit
The Printpack 2011 show has broken the back of the international vendors who thought that only drupa
This is not an astrological prediction but a weather forecast based on information from weather.com.
Reaching nearly 18,000 square metres in 14 halls and two hangars, the exhibition space at Printpack
Dec 2010
New Year’s greetings to all. Our best wishes for a safe and succesfull 2011! Here in the Delhi NCR i
Deepak Manchanda\\\'s article describes some of the complexities of lipstick packaging. Less sexy bu
In this edition, we compare and contrast two shows, PackPlus and Labelexpo, held this month in New D
In this edition, we report on the Supreme Court’s ban on plastic gutka sachets from March 1. The ape
Packplus started off this morning and by initial accounts it is a good show although it has less spa
Nov 2010
The next two weeks are busy with a paper event in Chennai and two packaging and label events in Delh
The Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers (FCMB) of India is organising its 39th annual confere
Mark Andy and FIG will demonstrate their new Performance narrow web flexo press at the LabelExpo Ind
In any market, perceptions matter as much as products, and packaging plays a key role in forming fir
Oct 2010
While the growing popularity of packaged food has given a boost to the ink and pigment industry, it
While some of us are in the sugar and grape belt of the country this morning, we are delighted to se
Good fun at the beach in Goa and also at the Bosch Packaging Technology plant in Verna. The Bosch ex
Indiapack 2010, which began in Mumbai on September 30 with over 350 exhibitors, got overshadowed by
We wrote last week that the string of shows coming up in India and internationally was a kind of mad
Sep 2010
It is close to madness but I suppose such a big country deserves about five major packaging shows pl
One of the world’s leading printers for the last decade, Pragati Offset has now won its third Sappi
Trigon Digital Solutions the Mumbai based specialist for product and packaging proofing is setting u
TCPL one of India’s largest multi-locational carton printers and converters has commissioned its lat
Aug 2010
This week’s newsletter contains a couple of Parakh Agro stories from the July-August issue of Packag
This week’s newsletter contains Deepak Manchanda’s design column from the July-August issue of Packa
This week’s newsletter celebrates Schawk UK’s success in winning the International Grand Prix Cyrel
This week’s newsletter contains developments from around the world but mostly stories from the label
Jul 2010
Essel Propack, the world’s largest manufacturer of laminated tubes has selected EskoArtwork CDI tech
This week’s newsletter contains developments from around the world but mostly stories from that refl
McKenzie says that India will need US$ 30 billion investment in food processing in the next five yea
Earlier this week the Government of India released a discussion paper on foreign direct investment i
Even as we write, Eltromat is inaugurating its wholly owned Indian subsidiary in Ahmedabad today. Ha
Jun 2010
Since India is the largest producer of milk in the world it should come as no surprise that Indians
This PSA online newsletter has another plant story from South India – Singhania Offset, and one from
HelloThe Packaging South Asia May-June print issue is out with stories of plant visits in North and
The first made in India Nilpeter label press is now installed at A&S Labels in Sonepat near Delhi.
May 2010
PSA is back from Ipex and though it was mainly a digital printing show, it was quite interesting for
This week\\\'s newsletter brings to you the big story of Uflex spreading it\\\'s wings in Jammu with
This week\\\'s newsletter brings to you our Bulkpack review, Nutech Packagings on software and expan
This weeks newsletter brings to you the inauguration of the Parksons Packaging plant in Pantnagar in
In this weeks newsletter find an interview with the directors Messe München and Messe Düsseldorf ahe
Apr 2010
Late this evening, Parksons will begin its two-day celebrations to mark the commencement of producti
Nilpeter and Omet will launch new products at Labelexpo India in December. This newsletter features
This newsletter contains Aakriti Agarwal’s initial report from the Indian Packaging and Bulk Pack sh
Our South Asian readers should be getting ready to send in their entries for the Pentawards 2010. O
Mar 2010
Today is earth hour so for all of us in the packaging industry who have been vilified as enemies of
Some previews for Ipex 2010 in this newsletter and more to come in upcoming ones. Back from Brussels
PSA Online working well with the bimonthly print editionSeveral new and ongoing developments in the
Excitement in the Indian packaging industryWe keep encountering new and exciting developments in off
Welcome to PSA Online, the weekly resource for the packaging industry in South Asia. Summer has com
Feb 2010
Welcome to PSA Online, the weekly resource for the packaging industry in South Asia. Check www.packa
Welcome to PSA Online, your weekly source for the packaging industry in South Asia. Check www.packa
Hello Anurag,As Packaging South Asia’s assistant editor Fayez Ali heads for London to join the IPEX
Jan 2010
Along with news from the industry in India and around the world, in this week’s newsletter you can f
We are just back in the office from the Pamex exhibition that took place in Delhi this week. Our ini
This newsletter covers environment and other packaging news of interest to South Asia. PSA attended
In this first PSA online newsletter of the new year, we bring you a couple of the feature stories fr
Dec 2009
This is the last email newsletter of the year as we head towards 2010 and the new decade. As Packagi
Nov 2009
The Invest in Sweden Agency held seminars in Mumbai and Delhi last week. PSA supported the TAPPI Fle
This issue of Packaging South Asia Online is to bring to your notice the TAPPI Flexible packaging sy
Oct 2009
Rahul Puri and Ron Augustin covered the Label Expo in Brussels last week. We have the first of Ron’s
Sep 2009
Quite a few product launches and releases lately. Tetra Pak has launched the new generation of Tetra
Avery Dennison Foundation celebrated the first anniversary of its sponsorships of a faculty chair po
Aug 2009
This week’s newsletter brings good news for converters exporting to Europe as a report by PCI Consul
Happy Independence Day!In this newsletter we introduce you to a debate between experts from the pack
The two big stories this week are PepsiCo reaching merger agreements with Pepsi Bottling Group and P
Jul 2009
In this newsletter we bring to you some of the product launches from PackPlus 09. Honeywell Scanning
PackPlus 09 along with ippStar’s Careers4U event is over and so is the Monsoon Summit on ISO 12647.
The Monsoon Summit rolls on. The Delhi show attracted quality printers from Delhi-NCR, Lucknow and B
Just back from PackPlus 2009, we’re bringing you in this newsletter some of the latest developments
We are happy to bring you again the latest industry news, which this time includes vvv.Only a few mo
Jun 2009
In this newsletter, we bring you a preview on Labelexpo Europe and industry news including reports o
In this newsletter, we are again emphasizing on the ISO 12647 standard increasingly being applied ar
In this newsletter, we are emphasising the use of best practices and quality standards in the indust
Welcome to our newsletter, which will take you to the latest events in the industry. The May-June is
May 2009
This time our newsletter includes an article which has an update on the packaging Industry in Sri La
The question of sustainability and protection of the environment has assumed increased importance of
Welcome to our Newsletter No. 16.This week’s PSA newsletter brings you an article comparing UV and E
Apr 2009
Welcome to our Newsletter No. 15.This week we have been speaking with some of our colleagues in the
Welcome to our Newsletter No. 14A report published recently shows that the melting of the Arctic Ice
Welcome to our Newsletter no. -----------.There seems to be a gliimmer of hope at the end of the tun
Welcome to our Newsletter no. 12There seems to be a gliimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel, howev
Mar 2009
The contentious and highly controversial buyout of Rohm & Haas by Dow Chemicals, which had run into
Let me remind all of you that if you want this newsletter, you must include newsletter@ippgroup.in i
Feb 2009
The Plastindia 2009 show that concluded in New Delhi on the 9th of February sent out mixed sentiment
Welcome to our newsletter no. 08. Last week saw a very successful Plastindia 2009 staged at the Prag
Welcome to the Packaging South Asia weekly email newsletter. The January-February 2009 print issue
Jan 2009
The economic meltdown seems to be also affecting the “larger” packaging industry. Most companies hav