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Re-imagine and Re-invent the Indian paper converting market!

Posted 12/19/2018 by Harsh Gupta, Regional General Manager for the IMEE Region

A dynamic and growing market The Indian paper industry has witnessed a dramatic increase in domestic demand from 9.3 million tons in 2008 to 17.1 million tons in 2018, and it is projected to increase to 20.8 million tons by 2021 with growth expected in all segments. The packaging paper and board segment is projected to grow at 8.9 percent to reach 11.1 million tons by 2021, while the printing industry is expected to show a growth rate of 4.5 percent, reaching 5.8 million tons. This substantial...

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Advantra® 9280 – An Adhesive for All Seasons

Posted 07/04/2018 by Harsh Gupta, Regional General Manager IMEE Region

Driven by a booming economy, growing urbanization and an increasing proportion of middle-class consumers, India’s organized retail and e-commerce markets are set to take off. Retail revenue alone is expected to increase at an annual rate of 12 per cent and double to $3.6 trillion by 2020. With India predicted to become the world’s most populous nation by 2050, these numbers are only likely to grow – helping cement Asia’s place as the world’s leading packaging consum...

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Go Local with Global Support

Posted 02/19/2018 by Harsh Gupta, Regional General Manager for the IMEE region

Rural Market is Catching Up with Urban Areas in India With India’s GDP set to grow at 7.2 percent in 2018, there is a favorable projection across all industries, spurred by rising purchase power, changes in spending patterns, consumer awareness, rising middle class, and various government initiatives. The Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market, the fourth largest sector in India, has a projected growth of 20.6 percent CAGR, with consumption spending almost doubling from 2016 to USD 3.6 ...

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Innovative Packaging Trends in India

Woman grocery shopping representing packaging trends in India.
Posted 05/18/2016 by Harsh Gupta, Regional GM India, Middle East & Egypt

The annual InnoPack Food & Beverage Confex is a forum for packaging professionals from various industries that allows them to gather together, discuss changing packaging trends, network, and learn from each other’s experiences and expectations. This year marked the fourth year running and was held on April 12-13 in Gurgaon, India. The event covered a number of topics, but a major emphasis was on food security and the contribution of packaging in reducing food wastage, innovative sustai...

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