Hinderer + mühlich opens new plant in Delhi

Global stamping foil manufacturer in India

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Martina Hahn-Rodig, sales manager, ASPAC & Americas and Ashish Bansal, country head - India, Hinderer + mühlich at PrintPack India 2017. Photo PSA

Goppingen, Germany based Hinderer + mühlich is the leading worldwide manufacturer of stamping dies for the graphic and plastic industry. The company is a member of the Kurz Foil Group, a worldwide manufacturer of stamping foils. Kurz Group has been present in India for many years now. In the graphics space, it caters to industries such as labels, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, print, etc. The company participated at the recently concluded PrintPack 2017 for the first time and talked about the solutions it offers. The company has manufacturing plants in Germany, USA, France, Switzerland and China. It has recently opened a plant in Delhi, India to cater to the Indian market.

“We noticed that demand for quality in the packaging industry has been steadily growing. This was the primary reason for setting up a manufacturing plant in India,” says Martina Hahn-Rodig, sales manager, ASPAC & Americas. She adds that the company is working in India with the same machines and raw materials that it uses globally. “This is to ensure that we have same quality standard all over the world.”

In India, to begin with, Hinderer + mühlich will make dies for the graphics industry only. It wants to first make a thorough analysis of the Indian market before expanding into the plastics industry.

Commenting on the response received at PrintPack 2017, she said that it was much better than she had expected. “Some top customers from India have visited our stand and we have also managed to get some promising leads.”

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