Dr R Rangaprasad

Dr.R.Rangaprasad is a polymer & packaging professional with over 25 years experience. He has served as Consultant at Indian Institute of Packaging Mumbai & as Director at SIES School of Packaging / Packaging Technology Centre. Between 1995 & 2007, He was associated with Product Application & Research Center of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). He has also conducted training & knowledge workshops at leading FMCG companies in the area of design of polyolefin materials for packaging sector.

Dr R Rangaprasad
Leveraging Global Engineering Expertise for Local Markets

Leadership Interview | Leveraging Global Engineering Expertise for Local Markets

In this Packaging 360 Leadership Interview with Dr. Rangaprasad of Packaging 360, Mr. Ivan Loyen, VP, Premier Tech Systems and Automation, explains the 100-year-old legacy of the company with a global engineering expertise, which has fundamental roots in technology and innovation, yet has people and customers on the same plane during its growth journey. Being …

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Ep 20 – Understanding Circularity in Flexible Packaging with Stefan Glimm

In this episode of Packaging Talks, it is our pleasure to host a global expert in flexible packaging with over three decades of experience – Stefan Glimm. In his conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad, shares deep insight on critical factors which need to be considered, when dealing with sustainability and circularity of flexible packaging materials.  …

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Understanding Critical Issues in Plastics Recycling

Ep 19 – Understanding Critical Issues in Plastics Recycling with Prof. Edward Koisor

Sustainable approaches to living in a modern society that reduce the rate of consumption of resources and the consequential impact on the planet are the need of the hour. We are now witnessing the impact of plastics in oceans and we need to respond with urgency. We need to Catch Plastics on land. Recycling of …

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How upping your Packaging game can drive your business with Devansh Parasrampuria

Ep 18 – How upping your Packaging game can drive your business with Devansh Parasrampuria

On this Episode of Packaging Talks powered by HP Indigo, Devansh Parasrampuria, Founder, Pink Harvest Farms shares how upping his Packaging game with digital printing has helped him grow his business exponentially and respond quickly to market dynamics.  Pink Harvest Farms was founded with a simple idea, of making superfoods accessible to the general …

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Achieving Enhanced Shelf-Life of Packaged Foods

Ep 17 – Achieving Enhanced Shelf Life of Packaged Foods

In this episode of Packaging Talks powered by Packaging 360, Vivek Chougule in his conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad, explains the relevance & importance of Modified Atmosphere Packaging technology, for enhanced shelf life of packaged foods including ethnic Indian foods. About Vivek Chougule Vivek brings over 20 years of advanced food packaging and processing technology experience. …

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Ep 16 - Digital Printing enables enhanced Speed to Market with Louis Francis

Ep 16 – Digital Printing enables enhanced Speed to Market with Louis Francis

In this episode of Packaging Talks powered by HP Indigo, Mr. Louis Francis, Managing Director, Xpress Labels Pvt Ltd speaks to Dr. Rangaprasad about the interesting journey of Xpress Labels Pvt Ltd in the digital printing space. Xpress labels have been able to leverage HP Indigo technology to offer solutions with mass customization and increased …

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Bruno mentions that there is a need to scale up remediation by empowering nature to take care of the excess wastage via Bioremediation

Ep 15 – Designing Biobased Thermoplastics for Packaging with Bruno Pereira

When it comes to packaging, everybody knows the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. But what about the plastic packaging that escapes collection and ends up in the environment. In this episode of Packaging Talks, Bruno Pereira in conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad, points out that there should be a 4th R: REMEDIATE. Remediation efforts exist like beach clean-ups, …

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The key to achieving Sustainable Packaging Solutions with Ravi Mody

Ep 13 – The key to achieving Sustainable Packaging Solutions with Ravi Mody

On this Episode of Packaging Talks – The key to achieving Sustainable Packaging Solutions, we are excited to be in conversation with Ravi Mody, An Innovator with 20 years of experience and track record of delivering breakthrough consumer packaging & enabling technologies for Food & Beverage Industry. In his conversation with Dr Rangaprasad, Ravi captures …

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Sustainability through compostable packaging solutions with Rhea Singhal from Ecoware

Ep 11 – Sustainability through compostable packaging solutions with Rhea Singhal, Ecoware

In this episode of Packaging Talks, Rhea Singhal in conversation with Dr.Rangaprasad talks about her entrepreneurial journey, genesis of her company Ecoware – India’s first and largest sustainable packaging company, challenges in standardizing bio-based and compostable packaging and her vision for driving women empowerment and high social impact. About Rhea Singhal Rhea Mazumdar Singhal is the …

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Ep 10 - Packaging from a Designer's Lens with Ashwini Deshpande (Part 1)

Ep 10 – Packaging from a Designer’s Lens with Ashwini Deshpande (Part 1)

Welcome to this special two part Episode of Packaging Talks. In this episode Ashwini Deshpande, Co-Founder of Elephant Design, India’s largest integrated design consultancy speaks to Dr. Rangaprasad on a wide range of topics. In this first part of the episode, Ashwini explains the genesis Elephant Designs and the inspiration behind adopting the name She …

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Technologies for Brand Protection against Counterfeiting

Ep 9 – Technologies for Brand Protection against Counterfeiting with Dr Avi Chaudhuri

In this episode of Packaging Talks, Dr. Avi Chaudhari, International expert on anticounterfeiting & security labels, in conversation with Dr.R. Rangaprasad emphasizes what brand owners should consider in terms of deploying a technology on the packaging line. He reiterates there are brand protection technologies that can work with the existing package without any modification. He …

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Ep 8 – Sensor Technologies For Instant Food Status With Erik Mansson

In this episode, Erik Mansson (CEO – Innoscentia), in conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad, describes the journey of his start up & vision. Innoscentia aspires to be a solution provider in both analogue & digital mode to communicate “Best before Date”, especially for the meat industry. Food wastage is a global issue & warrants solutions based …

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