Research And Development

Focus Area

Identifying technical (product/applications) growth areas through customer activities, exhibitions, publications and technical interactions

Support water based printing and complete replacement of solvent based coatings with water based coatings

Increase the occupancy of value adds in the products baskets

Reduce our carbon footprints through down gauging in our products and reducing consumption of raw materials & fuel



Infrastructure

R&D labs with most sophisticated equipments in India

Some of the equipments

  • Barrier Testing (OTR & MVTR)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA )
  • Mass Spectrometer (MS)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
  • Perkin Elmer FTIR
  • UV spot coating and screen printing
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • ANSI Barcode scanner
  • UV flexoproof 100


  • Achievements

    Recognition and certification by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India

    Support water based printing and complete replacement of solvent based coatings with water based coatings

    Multiple patents with 6 in India and 3 in US

    Multiple product development Awards such as Indiastar, IFCA STAR and PFFCA STAR awards

    First thermal lamination film to take extrusion coating without the primer



    Recent R&D led infrastructure Investment

    Investment of 1M$ in new R&D centre in India

    New pilot line for customized product trials for film manufacturing, coating and lamination.

    Product Application Centre to validate print quality in-house

    Multiple product development Awards such as Indiastar, IFCA STAR and PFFCA STAR awards

  • Screen, UV Flexo, Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer printers
  • Installation of a new highly automated 2.2 meter coating line by mid 2019; capable of both sides coating in a single pass