Shenso launches Jiangsu Fangbang paper bag making machines in India

Indian partners to expand market for established Chinese manufacturer

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Rakesh Sodhi of Shenso with leadership team of Fangbang at a recent exhibition in China Photo Shenso
Rakesh Sodhi of Shenso with leadership team of Fangbang at a recent exhibition in China Photo Shenso

Shenso, a joint venture established by two Delhi-NCR headquartered companies Sodhisons and Daya in 2016, has recently become the Indian distributor for Jiangsu Fangbang Machinery, a manufacturer of paper bag making machines. The Shenso joint venture for certain equipment and markets has an installed based in India of converting equipment and operates independently of Sodhisons and Daya’s other manufacturing and sales activities. 

Jiangsu Fangbang Group founded in 1990 has two fully owned subsidiaries, including the headquarter company Jiangsu Fangbang Machinery and Zhejiang Hancent Technology which is it new production base. The group has modern manufacturing equipment including multi-axis turning and milling from leading tooling suppliers such as the German DMG MORI, Spanish Correa, and Korean Doosan and quality laboratory is equipped with Zeiss 3-coordinate instruments.

Fangbang is already known in India and several installations at customers such as Detpak, Printbag, Toybe, and DJS Printers. It is a manufacturer and supplier of automated roll-fed and sheet fed bottomed paper bag machines and also machines for square and flat bottom paper bags. It also supplies flexo presses for luxury, shopping and grocery bags and also bags used for eCommerce including those with peel and seal strips using hot melt glue in several formats.

Shenso is hopeful of gaining traction in the India market for the Fangbang paper bag machines as it has been with its distribution of other converting equipment. It says that its objective is, “Through our products and solutions, to continue contributing to make printers’ facilities a more sustainable and environmentally committed.”

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Editor of Indian Printer and Publisher since 1979 and Packaging South Asia since 2007. Trained as an offset printer and IBM 360 computer programmer. Active in the movement to implement Indian scripts for computer-aided typesetting. Worked as a consultant and trainer to the Indian print and newspaper industry. Visiting faculty of IDC at IIT Powai in the 1990s. Also founder of IPP Services, Training and Research and has worked as its principal industry researcher since 1999. Author of book: Miracle of Indian Democracy. Elected vice-president of the International Packaging Press Organization in May 2023.

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