Month: September 2021

Ladakh orders ban on use of plastic water bottles in govt offices, other institutions

Ladakh Orders Ban on Use of Plastic Water Bottles in Govt Offices, Other Institutions

As a step to realise the long term goal of ‘carbon neutral Ladakh’, the Union Territory administration has ordered a complete ban on the use of plastic water bottles and other plastic made objects in government offices and other institutions, an official spokesman said on Wednesday. The target and timeline for phased ban would be 100 percent of plastic bottles by July 15 and 100 percent of plastic files and folders by July end, the spokesman said, quoting an order issued by Commissioner Secretary Finance and General Administration Department, Ladakh, Rigzian Sampheal on Tuesday.

Srichakra Polyplast Commissions India’s First Food-Grade Plastic Recycling Facility

Hyderabad: Srichakra Polyplast (Srichakra), a leading plastic recycling and waste management company, today announced the official commissioning of its upgraded facility, the first of its kind in India to produce food-grade quality recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets. The company has also commissioned its new polyolefins recycling facility which can produce deodorized bottle-to-bottle grade quality polyolefin pellets. The company has invested more than US$10 million to strengthen its recycling capabilities, which allow it to offer the highest grade of recycled plastic to customers in India and global markets such as Europe and the United States.

Additives as Enablers in Pursuit of Sustainable Packaging

Ep 26 – Additives as Enablers in Pursuit of Sustainable Packaging with Bhavesh Gandhi

In conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad on Packaging Talks, Bhavesh Gandhi, Hyperform Global Product Line Manager Milliken’s Chemical Division, discusses various facets of Additives technology solutions in today’s context of Sustainable Packaging. Bhavesh shares deep insights about Milliken’s commitment to develop sustainable packaging for molding & thermoforming applications based on Polypropylene. He shares facts & figures …

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Pharmaceuticals Packaging Design

Developing Pharmaceuticals Packaging Designs

Product design concept:  The first step was to design a carton construction that could carry the fragile contents safely through transit, storage and in usage as well. Other challenge was to adjust different sized bottles without any scope of rattling in transit. Since it was meant to be used multiple times, ease of usage was of prime importance.

Cosmo Films Announces BOPP Expansion and 1st interim Dividend

New Delhi, September 16 th , 2021: Cosmo Films Limited, a Global Leader in Films for Packaging, Labelling, Lamination and Synthetic Paper and an emerging player in Specialty Chemicals, Polymers & Pet care today announced expansion by setting up the world’s largest BOPP film production line at Aurangabad with annual rated capacity of 67,000 MT. The BOPP line will require investment of about Rs. 350 crores to be funded through internal accruals and debts and is expected to be commencing commercial production within FY 2024-25.

Mondelēz International Announces UK Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging Set to be Made with Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International today announced that Cadbury Dairy Milk made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland is to be made with packaging containing up to 30% recycled plastic. Cadbury, the UK’s biggest food brand, will roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars in 2022. It is part of …

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