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Toppan Specialty Films invests in W&H

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The W&H and Toppan Specialty Films teams

Toppan Speciality Films in North India was earlier known as Max Specialty Films. The company was founded in 1990 and in 2017, the Japan headquartered Toppan with a turnover of over US$ 13 billion acquired a 49% stake in it. This stake was expanded to 90% 0n 1 February 2022, at which point the Indian company became Toppan’s consolidated subsidiary.

TSF is one of the leading suppliers of specialty packaging including sustainable ultra-high barrier solutions, value-added products for labels, coating, and thermal lamination films for the Indian and global markets.

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With an annual manufacturing capacity of 80,000 TPA, total employee strength of 500+, State of the art R&D centre, BRC “AA” certification, NABL accreditation, GPTW certified, Golden peacock winners, continuous technology upgrades, new product development, and strong commitment to customer service & quality, TSF has established itself as one of the top leaders in the industry globally. TSF is well known for its innovative, sustainable solutions that help customers meet their flexible film needs while reducing their impact on the environment.

TSF’s vision is to become globally preferred supplier of specialty polymer films. This has translated into their investment in W&H’s FILMEX II cast film line and has made us a part of their expansion. FILMEX II 5 layer is a flexible and barrier-enabled cast film line, which comes with 5 extruders (+1 extruder for encapsulation) and 2.5 m wide. The unique Die Control Wizard is in this machine provides much-needed flexibility and efficiency in comparison to the traditional cast film processes.

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The job change (film width and thickness change) is only a one-click task now leaving the operators to focus on other aspects of the production. The SMBII extruder screws process all the available materials in the segment. The continuous dosing systems, well-polished melt pipes, exclusively designed feed block and futuristic winder technologies make the machine highly efficient and productive. The automation modules coupled with top-notch measuring technologies help in achieving the best market quality benchmarks.

Feed block, die, and chill roll units provide optimal solutions for the fabrication of mono-, multi-, and nano-layer films. The FILMEX’’ features completely included automation. The elegant and user-friendly Procontrol TS-user interface encompasses all machine components, from pellet supply to winder.

“We wanted to express that we received excellent services and good capability machines from W&H. Our product development hence has been fast, and very quickly we have reached the level where we will be launching our specialty CPP range at Interpack, Europe in May 2023. Support from W&H was seamless and efficient. We believe that this investment will make a significant impact on our business. W&H suggestions have helped grow our specialty product range effectively,” says the Toppan development team.

“The crew at Toppan Speciality Films is well-versed in delivering high-quality goods in a sustainable manner. Their interest in and purchase of FILMEX” was undoubtedly a wise decision since the machine is a one-of-a-kind piece of cutting-edge technology. We hope to serve and deliver this kind of excellence in the future as well,” says Divyanshu Katiyar, technical sales manager at W&H.

Manash Das
Manash Das
Manash Das is associate editor at The Packman. He has been contributing editorially to The Packman since 2016.

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