Garware’s line of PET & BOPP films
Incepted in the year 1975, Garware Polyester, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of polyester film in India, is gearing up for Labelexpo Europe, Brussels. Being a technology-driven organization, the company has been a trendsetter in polyester films manufacturing and marketing of value-added polyester, BOPP, thermal lamination and sun control window films for more than 30 years.
At Labelexpo Europe, the company will display PET high shrink film (PETG), PET lidding films (lock seal & peelable-sealable with anti-fog), PET & BOPP coated labels, PET release liner, PET matt film, PET white opaque films, Wet & Thermal lamination films. Apart from these, the company will also have on display motor insulation films and low oligomer films.
Speaking on its participation, MS Adsul, technical director, says, “We are exhibiting at Labelexpo Europe to create our brand presence. One of our wide applications developed for the food and pharmaceutical industry is Universal Sealable Peelable Lidding film, which will also be displayed at the expo.”
The company has recently introduced innovative products like PET shrink film with optical brightener, PET shrink film with UV inhibitor, PET medium shrink, PET white shrink, low shrink force high shrink film, and more.
Speaking on the company’s manufacturing capacities, Adsul says, “We are an ISO 9001 – 2008 certified company. Our manufacturing capacity for resin (polyester chips) is 66,000 tons per annum while our solid state polymerization capacity is 18,000 tons per annum. Our four BOPET lines have a combined capacity of 42,000 tons per annum with in-line coating, corona, and co-extrusion facility. Our BOPP line has 12,000 tons per annum capacity, which has in-line lamination facility, while our thermal lamination line has 4,000 tons capacity per annum.”
The company is known for manufacturing its own raw material, which is polyester chips, required to manufacture polyester films for a variety of end applications such as packaging, electrical, motor and cable insulations, shrink films for label application, and colored polyester films for window tint application, sequin, TV screen, etc. The company has four manufacturing plants for polyester film and manufactures film of thickness ranging from 10 microns to 350 microns. The company possesses patented technology for dyed polyester film in India and USA, and is only the second company to possess such this technology.