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Rally against plastic ban

Rally against plastic ban

Hundreds of traders, wholesalers, and manufacturers of plastic products came out in protest against the recent plastic ban in Bengaluru. The protesters – under the banner of Karnataka State Plastics Association – took out a rally between K.R. Market and K.G. Road, choking traffic headed towards the busy Kempegowda Bus Stand. The association demanded aRead More

Panel of designers discuss responsible package design

At the Print Business Outlook Conference held on 15 March in Mumbai a panel discussed packaging design and branding. “The Smithers PIRA estimates the growth of packaging in India, through 2018, to be on the order of 10% per year. Also, with the per capita packaging consumption in India is low, hence the potential forRead More

Mars recalls chocolates in India over plastic fears

New Delhi: Mars, one of the world’s largest chocolate makers, has recalled some of its products here because of fears that consumers may find pieces of plastic in them. After a piece of red plastic was found in one Snickers bar in Germany on Tuesday, the US-based company announced that it was launching a voluntaryRead More

Plastic in Snickers bar prompts Mars recall in 55 countries

Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany. All of the recalled products, which include Mars, Snickers and Milky Way bars, were manufactured at a Dutch factory in Veghel, a MarsRead More

GW Plastics launches biggest facility, banking on China growth

GW Plastics Inc. has completed a long-awaited expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. In an email interview with Plastics News , Ben Bouchard, GW’s vice president for international business development and managing director for China, clarified that the expansion, originally planned to open in 2015, was delayed by six months because of construction-related issues. “Building ourRead More

Modi government might offer incentives for use of plastic money

In a bid to curb the flow of black money and to push the ambitious ‘Digital India’ scheme, the Narendra Modi government might announce some incentives to promote the use of plastic cards for business transactions. If you prefer to use credit cards or debit cards in place of cash transactions, this budget might bringRead More

Perstorp signs Memorandum of Understanding at “Make in India”

Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals has been participating in the event “Make in India”. By signing an MoU with MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation), the company initiates the process of evaluating the opportunity to invest in a new world scale production plant for Penta in India. The related market for coatings is growingRead More

Taxation on imported raw materials disturbing manufacturers

Start-ups being acquainted with the idea of generating varied and distinguished products are finding it difficult to compete in the domestic market owing to the tax imposed on imported raw materials  which are unlikely to be available in India. In a brief conversation with Anubhav Goel, Managing Director, High street lighting Pvt Ltd, KNN getsRead More

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