Monthly Archives: September 2018

Taking the packaging film procurement process out of the eighties – Mr. Anantshree Chaturvedi speaks with Tim Sykes Packaging Europe at FachPack 2018

Article Post: 25/09/2018 | Tim Sykes, Packaging Europe

While there has been tremendous innovation in flexibles technology over recent years, accompanied by huge changes in end use markets, Anantshree Chaturvedi (FlexFilms’ international vice chairman & CEO) remarks that across the industry little has changed in film buying since the 1980s.

FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of India’s largest multinational flexible packaging solutions company, Uflex, has launched first of its kind e-commerce website, FLEX-BuzzR, that will make the complete range of film offerings from its Poland plant available to customers in Europe at a click of a button. Packaging Europe’s Tim Sykes caught up with Anantshree Chaturvedi, who unveiled the innovation at FachPack today.

FlexFilms Forays Into Online Space With the Launch Of Its E-Commerce Website ‘FLEX-BuzzR’

To Market its Entire Range of Films in European Region

Nuremberg, Germany, Sept 25, 2018: FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of India’s largest multinational flexible packaging solutions company, Uflex, has launched first of its kind e-commerce website FLEX-BuzzR that will make available complete range of film offerings from its Poland plant to its European Union (EU) customers, at a click of a button. This uniquely designed B2B platform actually lives its tagline ‘Shop at Ease, Shop When You Please’! It was unveiled by FlexFilms International Vice Chairman & CEO Anantshree Chaturvedi at the renowned European trade exhibition FachPack 2018 in Germany today.

FLEX-BuzzR is intended to supplement Flex Films existing brick-and-mortar business model. The website not only offers its portfolio of films but also allows customers to browse product catalogue, find clear product descriptions, technical specification, its end applications, and also the best deals available. Eventually customers would have the option to create their cart for which a formal order would get generated in real time post confirmation by relevant sales lead. Active production site in Poland offers unique opportunity for European customers to not just pick up readily available rolls (Quick Pick Order) of what they like, but also order as per their customized need at the same time (Made to Order).

Uflex’s Chaturvedi: “Multi-layer plastic packaging is 100% recyclable”

Article Post: 07/09/2018 | Rushikesh Aravkar, PrintWeek India

“The good news is that multi-layer plastic packaging (MLP), even when it is printed, laminated and metallised, is 100% recyclable,” declared Uflex chairman Ashok Chaturvedi. He was speaking at the Speciality Films and Flexible Packaging Global Summit in Mumbai.

Chaturvedi said, “Uflex recognises its responsibility to the environment. It has been recycling all types of multi-layer packaging waste, in varied combinations and structures, successfully for the past two decades. It was awarded in Davos for this initiative way back in 1995.”

Uflex Chemicals Launches Swiss Ordinance Compliant Inks ‘Flexglide 1817’ for Alu Alu Application Targeting Pharma Industry

Noida, September 21, 2018: The Chemicals Business of Uflex Ltd, a leading supplier of Inks, Adhesives and Speciality Coatings, has launched a new PU based NTNK ink series ‘Flexglide 1817’ for Alu Alu blister packing, for Pharma Industry.

Alu Alu is an excellent multi-layered structure designed for packaging of extremely sensitive range of pharmaceutical and generic medicines, which are highly hygroscopic and light sensitive in nature, by providing better protection and prevention against UV rays.

Flex Films Launches Two New Advanced BOPET Film

An Aluminum Foil Replacement Metallized High-Barrier BOPET Film FLEXMETPROTECT™ F-HBP-M

A Puncture Resistant, Nylon Replacement BOPET Film FLEXPET™ F-HPF

Sept 19, 2018, Elizabethtown, Kentucky (USA): Flex Films, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has launched two new state-of-the-art BOPET Films, at its manufacturing centre in Kentucky, U.S.A.

1.FLEXMETPROTECT™ F-HBP-M: An Aluminum Foil Replacement Metallized High-Barrier BOPET Film

FLEXMETPROTECT™ F-HBP-M is a metalized biaxially oriented polyester (BOPET) film with a superior gas barrier that offers high moisture and oxygen barrier for virtually all applications including Aluminium foil replacement. High barrier comes from patented BOPET film technology, with high optical density specifically suitable for most flex pack product offerings. This film is 100% web inspected; using our advanced web metalized surface inspection system.