Kulbhushan Mallik, global business head, Cosmo Films

Cosmo Films, a global leader in specialty films for packaging, labeling, synthetic paper, and lamination applications, recently launched metalized electrical grade BOPP films for capacitor applications. These films are used for capacitor manufacturing of various types of AC and DC capacitors. These capacitors have diverse applications ranging from electronics appliances, industrial applications, power electronics, automobiles, electric vehicles, renewable power systems, etc.  

These metalized capacitor grade films will be manufactured under clean room conditions with micro slitting capability and thickness ranging from 2.5 micron to 12 micron. Speaking on the launch, Kulbhushan Mallik, global business head, Cosmo Films, “We, at Cosmo First, have proudly pioneered industry-first solutions for the past four decades. This strategic move aligns perfectly with the Cosmo Film’s vision of strengthening our global leadership in specialty films through innovative and sustainable solutions.”

There is a lot of focus from the government to make the country self-reliant under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Scheme and electronics manufacturing and electronics exports is a key initiative. Capacitors being an important component in the electronics eco-system supports this government initiative.

Currently a lot of electrical grade capacitor films are imported from countries such as China and with a growing demand for high-quality capacitor grade films, there is a large potential for these films for both the domestic and export markets. The current installed capacity of these metalized films is approximately 750 MT per annum, and Cosmo Films will look to scale up this product category in future.

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