Kanodia’s Kanlock wins WorldStar

New films and innovations drive flexible packaging

L-R: Dhruv Kanodia, director, flexible packaging, Nalin Goel, general manager, sales and marketing and Anant Gadre, executive president, Kanodia Technoplast Limited. Photo PSA

BABA elaichiEstablished in 1995, Delhi-NCR based Kanodia Technoplast has grown to become one of the largest flexible packaging suppliers to consumer products and industrial segments including food, personal care, home and health care. With completely integrated facilities Kanodia Technoplast Ltd. manufactures and supplies rotogravure cylinders, CPP films, metallized films, holographic security films and provides flexible packaging solutions.

In all Kanodia was awarded 4 IndiaStar Awards and 5 SIES SOP Awards in addition to one World Star and one Asia star award. The company won the WorldStar Award for the Kanlock – Reclosable Pouch for BABA. And Asia star award for Neelkamal rice bag. The WorldStar was awarded for Baba’s breath freshening product in a novel, profile pouch with a special reclosable feature, which allows opening of the pouch multiple times. The special reclosable pouch can be used for all forms of packaging that is required to open and close multiple times. Kanodia Technoplast owns the Kanlock trademark for this improved and refined reclosable pouch, which is also an import substitute.


Kanodia’s Innovation strategy

Kanodia’s innovative approach, including its entry in to CPP film manufacturing three years ago, has been paying off with the increase in demand for better quality of CPP film and its flexible packaging materials business.

“The past year has been quite satisfying for us. In spite of the initial hiccups due to demonetization and GST, there wasn’t any scarcity in demand as our customers continued robust growth,” says Dhruv Kanodia, director flexible packaging, Kanodia Technoplast Limited. “The FMCG industry is growing rapidly. The government is doing its bit in a bid to aid the industry. The industry’s growth will be beneficial for us,” he adds.

Speaking about the slowdown in consumer product market, Kanodia’s executive president, Anant Gadre, says, “I feel that the unorganized sector had been affected by the tax reforms such as GST in the initial phase and is now recovering. The organized sector remained fairly unaffected and looking at the current scenario, I feel that the market growth will continue to hit double-digit growth figure.”

Kanodia has successfully introduced a new anti-skid feature for bulk pouches. The anti-skid feature prevents stacked food bags from skidding down from a pile.

The company has a pipeline full of innovative and novel products and is in discussion with several FMCG customers adding value to their brands.


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