Reaching out to more customers in India

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The combined gluing system in this machine ensures firm bonding, even under extreme temperature variations during global transportation and is quite friendly to the environment. It can handle duplex boards, E, B, A and BE corrugated board for irregular designs and RSCs for sizes of 3,200 mm or larger than 3,200 mm. It takes 5 to 15 minutes only for job changeover time to reach the average production speed of 500 to 800 cartons an hour. The KS-1600M has a unique stopper which offers an accurate regulation support, auto lifting table, pressing unit and counter delivery.

TH Yu, managing director of Paktek and Amy Chan told Packaging South Asia that the company entered the Indian market way back in 1995 much before it entered the Chinese mainland market. A decade later it made its entry in mainland China with an investment of US$ 5 million and the Chinese growth rate of 20% year on year vindicated its faith in this decision. Today the Chinese plant attends to 80% of local demand and exports the balance 20%, while the Taiwanese plant is attending to just 5% domestic sales and exports its balance 95% production.

The Indian market has been very important for Paktek over the years said Chan. “Not only do we have big customers such as TCPL, we are getting repeat orders from more or less all our Indian customers. This is a testament to the quality and the durability of our machines. We are thankful to our customers for their support and are confident that we would be accepted by more Indian customers in the upcoming future,” Chan concluded.

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A multi-channel B2B publication and digital platform such as Packaging South Asia.is always aware of the prospect of new beginnings and renewal. Its 16-year-old print monthly, based in New Delhi, India has demonstrated its commitment to progress and growth. The Indian and Asian packaging industries have shown resilience in the face of ongoing challenges over the past three years.

As we present our publishing plan for 2023, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2023 will reach 6.3%. Packaging industry growth has exceeded GDP growth even when allowing for inflation in the past three years.

The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 33% over the past three years. With orders in place, we expect another 33% capacity addition from 2023 to 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels have grown similarly. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.

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