Kentucky governor visits Uflex plant in Noida

Visit likely to support Uflex business in the US

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January 21, 2019, Noida – Kentucky governor Matt Bevin paid a visit to the Noida plant of Indian flexible packaging giant Uflex Ltd on 20 January. Bevin is leading an economic development delegation to India to participate in recognized business and investment events like Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to strengthen Indo-US government ties.

Welcomed by the senior leadership of the company, governor Bevin was given an introduction about Uflex and its businesses following which he enjoyed a tour of the Film Business plant. During his visit, governor Bevin interacted with the team and gained insights into the manufacturing operations and technology.

During the visit, the US governor said, “Uflex has a significant presence in Kentucky through its Flex Films USA facility. Our visit to Uflex Ltd’s offices in India was beneficial at many levels. We were able to deepen our relationship with this prestigious company during our visit, and we look forward to helping Uflex expand their presence in Kentucky in the months and years ahead.”

FlexFilms which is the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex Limited has state-of-the-art film manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America and Africa. Commissioned in 2013, the BOPET Film Line of FlexFilms in Kentucky has a capacity of 30,000 TPA and is one of the largest polymeric film manufacturing lines in the world and by far the biggest in the US. This plant also houses cutting-edge metallizer that produces over 10,800 TPA of high barrier metalized films.

Delighted on the occasion of his visit, Ashok Chaturvedi, CMD said, “We’re honored that governor Matt Bevin chose to visit our India plant and gave us an opportunity to host him. FlexFilms has invested in its employees and Kentucky’s economy and as we look at expanding our films’ product portfolio and scale of operations in USA, we will ensure that we continue to work with the government in the future as well.”

Uflex is India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company and an emerging global player. Uflex has state-of-the-art packaging facilities at multiple locations in India with installed capacity of around 1,35,000 TPA and has packaging film manufacturing facilities in India, UAE, Mexico Egypt, Poland and USA. Its plants are accredited with ISO 9001, 14001, HACCP & BRC certifications. Uflex caters to markets spanning across the globe in over 140 countries. Integrated within its core business profile are allied businesses like engineering, cylinders, holography and chemicals which further give Uflex a superior edge above competition.

Uflex Limited is also a part of the D&B Global Database and winner of various prestigious national and international awards for its products’ excellence. Uflex offers technologically superior packaging solutions for a wide variety of products such as snack foods, candy and confectionery, sugar, rice and other cereals, beverages, tea and coffee, dessert mixes, noodles, wheat flour, soaps and detergents, shampoos and conditioners, vegetable oil, spices, dairy products, frozen food, sea food, meat, anti-fog, pet food, pharmaceuticals, contraceptives, garden fertilizers and plant nutrients, motor oil and lubricants, automotive and engineering components, etc.