Hyderabad-based Shrinath Rotopack has an extensive experience of more than two decades in the plastics industry. Shrinath diversified into flexible packaging in 2000 and over the years, the company grew into one of the leading converters in India crossing a sales figure of US$ 80 million. With continuous expansion, the company has now increased its production capacity to an enviable 45,000 metric tons per annum.
For rotogravure printing, Shrinath has employed seven machines from Rotomec, which can print up to 9 colors. The machines have a printing width of up to 1200 mm and repeat width of 1000 mm. The company uses Bobst machines for CI flexo printing while for adhesive lamination, it relies on three Indian machines and seven machines from Nordmeccanica.
At Plastindia this year, Shrinath Rotopack displayed its easy peel pouch/lidding film. The peelable pouches and films can be easily opened and are available with oxygen, moisture and aroma barrier. These films are majorly used in frozen foods, pharmaceutical packaging and confectionery, and are available in roll and pouch form with glossy or matt finish.
In addition to films and pouches, Shrinath displayed high barrier films for vacuum packaging and thermoforming. The films for vacuum packaging come with sealing and mechanical advantages, aroma retention ability, oil and fat resistance feature, oxygen and moisture barrier properties and temperature resistance features.
“We are trying to focus on expanding our production capabilities. We strive to come up with innovative and path-breaking products for the packaging industry. We have been participating in Plastindia for the past five years and every year has turned out to be fruitful. However, this year, the end user turnout was quite low. Usually, the response is good every year but not this time around,” said Vinod Kakde, head of technical sales at Shrinath Rotopack.