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Uflex Sweeps Away Seven Titles for Packaging Excellence at SIES SOP STAR AWARDS 2018

January 09, 2019, Noida (India): Uflex was recognized with seven awards at the recently concluded SIES SOP STAR AWARDS 2018 for packaging innovation and product development. In its endeavor to support and encourage the packaging sector, The SIES School of Packaging announced the awards for excellence in packaging with emphasis on Innovation, Creativity, Development and New Concepts.

The eminent jury members followed a strict judging criteria based on innovation & creativity, graphic design & improved aesthetics, user friendliness & new developments, thus recognizing the R&D efforts of Uflex in developing newer materials, forms, process, machinery and technology in the field of packaging.

Uflex Presents ‘The Next Big Thing’ in Pharma Packaging

December 19, 2018, Noida (India): Primary Packaging plays an important role in the pharma industry, where its purpose ranges beyond providing barrier protection to creating unique brand identity, brand protection and patient communication. The global pharma packaging industry is booming with modernization, courtesy several drivers in the technology innovation segment, with India being the hub of Pharma.

At the recently held CPHI India in Greater Noida, a gathering of Pharma manufacturers and professionals from across the world, Indian flexible packaging giant Uflex steered the path of innovation by unveiling a portfolio of its latest products in pharma packaging- Fast Tear Strip Foil, PET based Cold Form Blister, Child Resistant & Senior Friendly Foil and Branding Solutions- for pharmaceutical companies.

US Patent Granted to FlexFilms for Breakthrough BOPET Film Used for Alu Alu Blister Pack

December 03, 2018, Elizabethtown, Kentucky (USA): FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has been granted United States Patent covering entire categories of Formable Films that include one or more BOPET layers used in Alu Alu blister packaging. The patent US 10131122 was issued to Flex Films (USA) Inc on November 20, 2018 for a period of 20 years, lending a competitive advantage to the Films Business of the company over its opponents in cold formed pharmaceutical packaging industry. With the patent issuance, the company gets exclusive right of manufacturing & sale of this special BOPET film in US, Europe and India.

This patent has a uniqueness of forming characteristic of BOPET film in Z direction during packaging application.

Uflex Posts Highest Ever Quarterly Production Volume

Uflex Posts Highest Ever Quarterly Production Volume; Robust Net Revenue for Q2 FY18-19 Backed by 10.6% Y-O-Y Surge in Sales Volume

03 November 2018, Noida, Uttar Pradesh(India): India’s flexible packaging giant, Uflex Limited reported 10.6% increase in overall sales volume on year-on-year basis, thereby achieving highest ever consolidated net revenue of INR 2020.8 crore for the quarter ended 30 September 2018. The consolidated net revenues showed a jump of 26% from INR 1603.8 crore in the same quarter last fiscal. Uflex also achieved the highest ever quarterly total production volume of 102442 MT.

The consolidated EBITDA for Q2 FY18-19 increased by almost 12% Y-O-Y to INR 264.6 crore from INR 236.5 crore. The consolidated net profit for Q2 FY18-19 at INR 95.7 crores was higher by 1.5% Y-OY.

Uflex’s Waterless Internet Flower Packaging Wins Top Honors at Sustainability Awards 2018

24 October 2018, Noida (Uttar Pradesh): Waterless Internet Flower Packaging, a remarkable breakthrough in packaging of flowers by Uflex, was pronounced winner of the overall ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Innovation’ Sustainability Awards 2018. It also emerged as a front runner in the ‘Resource Efficiency’ category that honors innovations in packaging that do more with less, such as down-gauging material or reducing the carbon footprint without increasing the environmental impact of the packaged products. Uflex’s entry won both the awards at the Sustainability Awards ceremony that took place yesterday at Scanpack in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Sustainability Awards, hosted by Packaging Europe, is a comprehensive and rigorously judged initiative that recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievement in innovative packaging design, material, technologies and processes. The competition challenges the industry to take a holistic approach to sustainability and to bring out the best ideas around improving the environmental footprint of packaging.