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Sustainability, Indian manufacture and high technology at Plastindia 2018

Although packaging mavens claim that plastic packaging represents 38 to 40% of the plastics industry in India, our own feeling is that the data requires improvement in terms of collection, analysis and validation. Since packaging is generally described as

Frankfurt Book Fair Special Edition opens

The Frankfurt Book Fair opened yesterday (13 October 2020), and as can be expected, the organizers have...

IDFC loan to Kodak for pharma ingredients hits a snag

The US$ 765 loan IDFC loan to Kodak for producing pharma ingredients seems to have hit a...

NCLAT sets aside Ricoh India acquisition by Dharamshi-Jhunjhunwala consortium

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has emphatically overturned or set aside the NCLT approved deal that...

Wan-Ifra India Media Leaders eSummit 2020 – 21 & 22 September...

Wan-Ifra India is doing its first virtual summit on 21 & 22 September 2020. Called, ‘Back to...

Food for creativity and thought

The inaugural edition of the Packaging, Design, Innovation and Technology (PDIT) conference jointly organized by IPPStar and Messe Düsseldorf India saw overwhelming response with more than 110 delegates in attendance on the first day and a bit less on the second day of the conference.

The New Plastics Economy

The third installment of our series on Circular Economies focuses exclusively on The New Plastics Economy initiative. In this article, we will review and quote extensively from the

Webinar – Unlock the Covid-19 impact on the processing and packaging...

The world is facing an unprecedented challenge as the economies everywhere, including India are affected by the...

Zombies in the age of the Coronavirus

In a recent article in The Times of India, Ruchir Sharma wrote about ‘zombie’ companies. These are...

Industry requires better leadership even in the better times to come

The second advanced estimates released on 28 February 2018 by the Central Statistics Office suggest that the...

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