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UFlex begins commercial production of polyester chips in India

06 Apr '24
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UFlex begins commercial production of polyester chips in India
UFlex begins commercial production of polyester chips in India

UFlex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging and solutions company, has successfully commenced commercialising poly-condensed polyester chips at its manufacturing facility in Panipat, India.

UFlex’s polyester chips manufacturing plant has an impressive installed capacity of 168,000 metric tons per annum (MTPA) and reaffirms the company’s commitment to expanding its vertical integration footprint. The Panipat plant will primarily manufacture poly-condensed polyester chips, which is a key raw material required to produce BOPET packaging films, the company said in a press release.

In addition to catering to its in-house packaging film production, the facility will cater to third-party customers, contributing to the growth and sustainability of the packaging film industry in India. The Panipat facility complements the company's packaging films India footprint in Noida, the National Capital Region, and Dharwad, Karnataka, further solidifying UFlex's presence and capabilities in serving its packaging film customers across the country.

“We are extremely buoyant about the commissioning of our polyester chips plant in Panipat. Now more than ever, our customers are interested in reliability, speed, and quality in their supply chain, and this expansion will allow us to deliver on those expectations. We are relying on our vertical integration strategy to meet the ever-increasing demand of the packaging industry and are betting on new capacities, and the ability to deliver quality, innovation, and customised solutions that the industry expects from UFlex. Leveraging advanced technology and sustainable practices, the company remains dedicated to delivering superior products and solutions that address the dynamic needs of the packaging market,” Ashok Chaturvedi, chairman and managing director, UFlex Limited, said.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RR)

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