India Packaging Show 2008 – A preview

Packaging professionals ready to converge at Pragati Maidan


India Packaging Show brings together the India Converting Show, the India Flexo Show, the India Corrugated Show, the India AIDC Show, the India Automation Show, the Food Technology Show and the Pharma Technology Show. The event is being supported by several trade organizations like the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), the Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers of India (FCBM), India Flexographic Technical Association (IFTA), the Hologram Manufacturers Association of India (HOMAI), the North India Corrugated Box Manufacturers’ Associatrion (NICMA), North India Printers’ Association (NIPA), UP State Corrugated Box Manufacturers Association (UPCBMA), Delhi Printers’ Association (DPA), Flexible Packaging Entrepreneurs’ Welfare Association (FPEWA) and the Indian Biscuits Manufacturers’ Association (IBMA).
Concurrently, the organisers are also staging PackAge  2008, an international conference on Packaging on the 8th and 9th of August, 2008 at the Conference Complex at Hall No. 8 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Also being organised on the 6th and 7th of August, 2008 at Pragati Maidan by the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators of  the USA (AIMCAL) is their Converting School, which will feature a course on Web Handling and Converting. It will be Conducted by Dr. David Roissum of Finishing Technologies Inc. who is an internationally known specialist and trainer on the subject.

PSA and IPP are media partners for the show and will be located at Stall No. 56 in Hall No. 13, Pragati Maidan. Our next issue will carry an extensive review of the show and concurrent events.

The show will feature a lot of running machines and several new products are slated to be launched at the show. Details of these are given below.

Running Equipment

Product  Launches

High speed horizontal FFS wrapping machine and stick oacker from Harvest International. FIBC dischargers for large bags from Fabcon. The 8000 Series Thermal Transfer overprinter for flexible packaging from Markem Image. High speed shrink wrapper with feeder and stacking, strapping and wrapping machine for newspapers and boxes from Packolabel. MarkJet Thermal Inkjet printer with HP technology from Bakshi Enterprises. Tamper evident, pilfer-proof closure systems with  metal clips for meat packaging from Tipper Tie, Germany/Packolabel. New generation Alpha Jet printers from Control Print. Sutherland type Ink Rub Tester manufactured for the first time in India by Rohit Instruments. Twin pack strapping machine with a new tool for unitisation, bundling and strapping from Cyklop/Packolabel. Tamper evident labels, seals, tapes and security labels from Weldon Celloplast. Labelling equipment from Hi Pack – Harvest International. Candy wrapping machine and VFFS machines from ACG Worldwide. Large size Hot Stamping machine from Abhishek Print Line. Fancy box making machines from Memory Repro. Doctor blades and differential shafts for 3” and 6” ID cores from Mona Equipments. SMAG inspection, converting and finishing equipment and roll-to-rollscreen printing machines from Global Graphics. Eco-friendly toluene-free lamination rotogravure and flexographic inks from Uflex Chemical Division. Plate mounting tapes from Lohmann. Plug and play Pad Printing machines from Naman Enterprises. Fe AC drives and low power AC servo systems from Bosch Rexroth. The world’s most compact and lightweight rugged mobile PDA terminal from Unitech. Infrared and hot air dryers in collaboration with Radiant Energy Systems, USA from Litel Infrared.

Other Packaging Equipment

High speed continuous FFS machines from Bosch, Hassia, Ishida, Nichrome, VS International, Uflex, E C Packaging, Harvest International, Zhongshan, ACG Worldwide, ATCO, Authentic Designers, Heat & Control, Super Pack, Pack Leader, Technofour, Ital Pack and N S Packaging. VFFS machines with linear weighers from Nichrome. High speed tube filling and labeling machines from from Pack Leader. Precision adhesive dispensing systems from Nordson, Robatech and Update Plastics. Impulse sealing machines from Hawo, Germany/Kitten Enterprises. Shrink labeling systems from Authentic Designers. Induction cap sealing systems from Electronic Devices and Arshad Electronics. Inkjet printers from Markem Image, Domino, Forbes, Control Prints, VideoJet, Packomark, LMI, Jet Inks, Ace Fin Pack, Beijing Staurn, N S Packaging and Hitachi. Metal detection systems from Harvest International, Technofour and Unique Equipments. Biscuit packaging machines from RMS Pack Systems. The fastest (250 strokes/minute) AIM SS-800 servo driven line for side-sealed bags from Rajoo Engineers. Laser reflection embossing machine from Atlas Industrial. NIMBO-MP high speed machines for making presentation folders, CD/DVD covers etc. from Packolabel Paper cup forming machines from Yenyeskey and AKR Industry. High speed HCI Converting slitter-rewinders and PVC glue sleeve machines from Krish Engineering. Cantilevered duplex slitter-rewinders from The Print & Paper Sales. Schober’s range of converting solutions for web finishing and RFID tags and tickets from Creed Engineers. Troika range of pre-press quality control tool kits from Colour Dot. Ink dispensing systems from Inkmaker Asia. Mohandas feeder with Dokki for double sided tapes on the reverse side of posters from Packolabel. Omega range of inspection slitter-rewinders and digital converting solutions from Creed Engineers. YK 3060 series of flexo printing slotting machines from R K Machinery Tools Industry. Touch screen compression tester for boxes, drums cans, tubes etc. from Linux Machines. Corrugation machinery from Aarti Mechanical, Associated Enterprises, Natraj Industries, S R Mechanical, Senior Mechanical, Shiv Shakti Engineers, Five Star, Neel Kanth, Shaz Enterprises, Sidhartha Machinery, J.S. Machines and GuangDong WanLian. Paper bag forming machines with inline four-colour flexo printing from Yenyeskey. Photopolymer plate making equipment, solvent recovery unit and negative positive film making systems from Innovative Flexotech. Label printing machines from Creed Engineers, Global Graphics, Label Planet, R.K. Machine Tools Industry and S. Kumar. Rotatek’s range of flexo and combination presses and Aquaflex range of flexo presses from Creed Engineers. 5-colour glexo label press, Donghai slitter-rewinderand 2-colour Luen Hop roll-to-roll screen printing machine for fabric labels from Global Graphics. Safety and positioning devices from Schmersal India. New generation imported gearboxes from Bonvario. Digital automation technology from Pro-face Innovation. High performance vision sensors for packaging machines from Pepperl + Fuchs. New range of Motion Control systems and Vision Systems from Omron Automation. Integrator 690 and 890 Series of Digital AC/590 Series DC/Servo drives and servo motors from SSD Drives. Vacuum based automation systems from Schmalz. Inspector Vision Sensor, Universal vibration limit switches for liquids and new CLV 630/640 bar code scanners with high reading and network performance from Sick India. Barcode printers and scanners from Great Eastern Impex, Stallion Systems, Unitech Electronics Sick India and Prakash Labels. TTR from United Enterprises and Shipra Technology. Network Security Software from Subha Technical Services.

Other Systems

Testing equipment from Polytech Instruments and Rohit Instruments. High speed strapping solutions from Strapex, Mosca Asia, Strapping Solutions, A Square Systems and Maharashtra Plastic Industry. Metal can packaging solutions from Hindustan Tin, J J Enterprises and Shiv Pooja Metal. Composite containers from Castle Pack and Lucky Packers. Adhesive tapes from Hindustan Adhesives, Mexim, Payne India, Lohmann, Ajit Industries, Prostik, Wonder Tapes and Shipra Technology. Zip pouches from Uflex. High speed conveyor systems from Flexlinks, Fabcon, Vega Conveyors, Habasit Iakoka, MCON and S V Modular. Aluminium foils from Hindalco and Swati Aluminium. Labelling equipment from Interlabels, Harikrushna, Maharshi Udyog and Brothers Pharmamach. Blister packaging systems from Clear Packaging and Navnit Blister Packs. Caps and closures from Mahika, Vora Packaging and Saint Gobain. In-mould labeling systems from Jyoti Plastics. Primary and secondary packaging machines from KHS, Sealed Air, A2Z Packaging, Alles Pack, Ape Medical, A Square, Global Marketing, Join Pack, Global Packaging Machinery, Millenium Packaging, Rajat Electronics, Vibgyor International, Ace Pack, Anuja Packways, Compak, classic Industries, Sanket Packseals and S S Packaging. Pallets from Pilco, Safepack and Industrial Pallets. Label printers from A&A Labels, Jain Transfer, PrakashLabels, Pac Edge and Reydunn. Bottling lines from KHS, SS Packaging, Global Marketing Empire and Rajat Electronics. Specialty films from Uflex, Polyplex, Sajben, J PIndustries, Sealed Air and Smart Packaging Films. X-Rite/Gretag Macbeth range of colour management systems from Advance Graphic Systems. Air heaters from Thermax and Ushma. Adhesives from Akshay Marketing and Bostik India. Web guiding and inspection systems from E+L, NDC, Om Suntronics, BST Sayona and Tidland. Coating and laminating systems from Kroenert BMB, Ruin City, Huilong Plastics, Sheth Printograph and Memory Repro. Converted flexible packaging from Paharpur 3P, Jenith, Katyani Industries, Kaane Packaging and Ajanta Packaging. Inks from Uflex, Oasis Inks, Jet Inks and Creed Engineers. Converting lines from Windmoller & Holscher, Hi-Tech, Jangir Co., K K Graphics, Kohli Industries, M Tech Marketing, Worldly, Rajoo Engineers and Standard Machinery. Slitter-rewinders from Kohli, Jangir Co., Standard Machinery, Creed Engineers and R K Machine Tools. Extrusion lines from Rajoo Engineers, Reifenhauser, Hi-Tech International and Huilong Plastics. Gravure cylinders and rolls from Uflex, Shilp, Acuprint, Colour Dot, Krishna Gravure, pin Dot, Shree Raj Roto, Kanodia Technoplast, Singla Engravure and Indian Rubber. Gravure blades from Mona Equipment, Convertech Equipment and Shanghai Hanburg. Rotogravure printing machines from Expert, Krish Engineering, New Minghe, Starflex, Hsing Wei and Long New. Stamping foils from Rasik Products and Kurz. Flexo CTP, plates and associated software from Kodak. Graphtec Corporation (Japan) cutting plotter, large format scanners and Engview Systems software from Keith Electronics. Platen punching machine, automatic creasing & perforating machines from Five Star. Labelstock from Weldon Celloplast and Sudarshan Paper Mart. Flexo plates from Kodak, Creed, Innovative Flexotech, Mohan Impressions and Printech Systems. Label printing machines from FIG, Autoprint, Omet, Creed Engineers, Flexon, Genius Flexo and Gidue/Reifenhauser. Instron testing equipment. Industrial automation solutions from ABB, ash & Alain, Bosch Rexroth, CST, Dover, Electronic Systems & Control, Exor, Hytech, Kudamm, Kusaba Engineers, L & T, Leuze Electronics, Maxima, Messung, Omron, Nexgen, Osna, Pepperl + Fuchs, Pyramid Controls, Rotomotive Power Drive, Schmalz, Siemens, SSD Drives, Wintech Engineers, Wittmann, Autonics, RVM Controls, Danfoss, Vipa Delta and PCI.

The show is on between 10 A.M. and 7 P.M. on the first three days and between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M. on the 10th of August, 2008.