Austrian Firm Constantia Flexibles to Set Up a New Flexible Packaging Plant in Ahmedabad

Constantia Flexibles is one of the major flexible packaging producers in the world. The company provides its products to various multinational companies and local industry leaders in the meat, pet food and pharmaceutical industries. Today, Constantia Flexibles is the world’s third largest producer of flexible packaging.

Constantia Flexibles Group is scheduled to launch a new manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, called Constantia ecoflex Ahmedabad, which will be devoted to sustainable packaging.

The plant is expected to be opened in the autumn of 2019 close to Constantia Flexibles ' Parikh Packaging Unit, and manufacturing will be in complete swing from the following quarter of the financial year.

The plant will concentrate on the recyclable EcoLam spectrum of products from the Ecolution product family, according to a Constantia Flexibles official. These include lightweight PE-based mono-polymer laminates with a carbon footprint of 32%.This will be the first plant worldwide to be fully designed and devoted to recyclable flexible packaging, according to the company. A representative of the company speaking on the recent investment said, “We, at Constantia, are aware of our responsibility regarding the environment. Therefore, our company is always looking for new solutions on how to produce packaging in a way that is minimising the environmental impact and ecological footprint.”

In a circular economy, the plant is in tandem with the European plastics policy, which requires all plastics to be recyclable by 2030.

A representative of the company also  added, “With the products produced at Constantia Ecoflex Ahmedabad, we will help the food industry to fulfill the legal requirements and at the same time create products that appeal to the growing number of consumers who care about sustainable products,” 

The plant has a Plug&Play idea that seeks to deliver globally to its clients.

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