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Uflex’s engineering and aseptic liquid packaging businesses at PackEx India 2019

The Uflex stand at PackEx India 2019, Pragati Maidan, Delhi

At the recently concluded PackEx India exhibition in New Delhi from 13-15 September 2019, Uflex showcased a range of products from its engineering and liquid packaging businesses.

With a solemn promise of ‘Freshness Preserved’, Asepto is the liquid packaging brand by Uflex. At the event, the company showcased its prowess variety of holographic, and foil stamping and lensed aseptic packaging solutions. There were packs from 200-1000 ml on display.

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According to Uflex, Asepto holographic innovation has all the capabilities for strengthening the market share of beverage and dairy manufacturers around the world, for growing markets like India. The critical facet that makes Asepto surpass all contemporaries is its ability to offer aesthetic transformation for brands. The Asepto Spark & Premium unique novel holographic, multi-lens and embossing effects can create myriad possibilities for differentiation. Aseptic brick packs, for example, now can exude mesmerizing optical effects to enhance the aesthetic quotient at the point-of-sale. Beyond this point, these features also ensure that products can’t be copied easily – a sure-shot measure to check counterfeit challenges. The features are unprecedented and are creating promising possibilities for the aseptic beverage packaging industry to look forward to. They are fancy and elegant in their own rights, with a niche that can be distinctively evolved as per the needs of the product company.

“We are the first Indian manufacturer of aseptic liquid packaging material with a state-of-the-art facility in the industrial hub of Sanand in Gujarat. Our offering is designed to deliver user convenience, easy opening and optimal shelf life to products like juices, non-aerated alcoholic beverages and highly perishable liquid consumables like milk and other dairy products,” said Ashwani Kumar Sharma, president and CEO, new business initiatives, Uflex.

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Meanwhile, the Engineering business of Uflex displayed three machines at the event. Of these, the CT150C machine with improved features of packing potato chips at high speed with no product in seal feature, was unveiled to its customers for first time ever. The other machines displayed at the event are as below:

Collar Type Pillow Pouch Packing PFS machine for Packing Products in Preformed Pouches: The CTSD150C packaging machine addresses the challenges of packing snacks that are light in weight, yet not free falling, such as wafers. The machine, that was commercialized recently, can pack 75- 85 pouches per minute.

Collar Type Pillow Pouch Packing machine for namkeen and other products: Fully automatic Collar Type Twin Head Form Fill and Seal Machine Uflex Super CTSD is an indigenously designed continuous motion machine for the efficient packing of various products like namkeens, tea, sugar, spices, cookies, snack foods, wafers, detergent, pulses, rice, flour, candies, etc. in center-seal pouches of size 10-100 gm. The unsurpassed accuracy and speed of the machine to pack up to 280 pouches/min though with less utilization of space, capital, and maintenance cost leads to higher output and productivity. This machine will cater to domestic as well as overseas markets.

PFS machine to pack products in preformed (ready-made pouches): Uflex PFS machine is the most popular machines among dry fruit spices and chemical industry. The machine is aimed at customers producing various type of pouches with variable sizes. The machine can handle all type of pouches without changeover parts and with minimum changeover time. The machine is capable of packing three different products in one pouch. Haldiram, Bambino, Happilo (food), Swastic, Asquare, Aachi (spices), and UPL (chemical) are using multiple PFS machines from Uflex.

Dev Kumar Dutta
Dev Kumar Dutta
Dev Kumar Dutta is senior associate editor at The Packman. He joined The Packman in 2018 and comes with extensive print journalism experience.

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