There are many companies in India that are engaged in the production of various packaging products for the industrial sector such as containers, foils, cartons, drums and many other packaging products. These companies are known as the packaging companies. Packaging is an integral part of industrial activity because packaging increases the quality and shelf life of the products such as electronic goods, industrial machinery, medicines, food products, edible oils, fruits, vegetables, etc. Packaging is also required for exporting the products to the foreign countries and with the increase in exports the packaging industry has also witnessed a steady growth.
This is the list of the top ten best packaging companies in India.
10. Ester Industries Limited
The company was established in the year 1985 and has its headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana. It is the leading producer and supplier of polyester films and engineering plastic compounds in the country. “Uma PET” and the “Estoplast” are the names of the polyester films and engineering plastics respectively under which they are marketed by the company. The manufacturing plant of the company is located in Khatima in Uttarakhand. The company is known for its good quality packaging made using the latest technology.
9. Parekh Aluminex Limited
The company is based in Mumbai and was established in the year 1994. This is an ISO 9001 Certified company. The company is the largest manufacturer of aluminum foil containers in the country. The company is also a leading manufacturer of aluminum foils and aluminum lids in India. The company is listed in both Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.
8. TCPL Packaging Limited
TCPL Packaging Limited was established in the year 1987 and is headquartered in Mumbai. The company is a leading producer of printed folding cartons in India. The other products manufactured by the company apart from folding cartons include plastic cartons, litho lamination, blister paper, printed blanks and outers, shelf ready packaging, etc. It is also one of the largest exporters of printing cartons from India. TCPL has its production units in Haridwar, Goa and Silvassa. This is an ISO 900: 2008, ISO 22000 and BRC/IoP certified company.
7. Flexituff International Limited
The company was established in the year 2003 and has its corporate office in Pithampura, Madhya Pradesh. It manufactures proof bags, liner bags, baffle bags, single loop bags and sling bags. The company has an R&D Center in Kashipur while its three production plants are located in Pithampura and Kashipur. Its production plants are well equipped with all the latest technologies and count among one of the very few fully integrated plants in the world. The company employs about 5000 people to work for it.
6. Time Technoplast Limited
Time Technoplast Limited was founded in the year 1998 and has its headquarters in Mumbai. The company is a leading producer of polymer and packaging products. The company provides industrial packaging solutions, automotive components, construction products, lifestyle products, healthcare products, composite cylinders, etc. This is a multinational company with offices in China, Egypt, Belgium, Poland, Singapore, Korea and Romania besides India. It has 28 production units and a distribution network that encompasses 345 cities.
Uflex was established in the year 1983 and is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The company manufactures BOPP, BOPET and CPP films, pouches, laminates, polyester chips, holographic films, coated films, etc. Inks and adhesives that can be used in every kind of printing and packaging machines are also manufactured by the company. Uflex is a leader in the flexible packaging industry and is also a winner of Worldstar Award for Packaging Excellence. It is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company.
4. Jindal Poly Films Limited
Jindal Poly Films Limited was founded in the year 1985 and is a part of the Jindal Group. It has its headquarters in New Delhi. The company manufactures polypropylene and polyester films. It is also the largest producer of PET and BOPP films in India. The company’s manufacturing unit in located in Nasik, Maharashtra. This is one of the top packaging companies in India and is fourth in this list.
3. Max India Limited
Max India Limited is a multi-business conglomerate consisting of many subsidiaries such as Max Bupa Health Insurance, Max Healthcare, Max Specialty Films and Antara Senior Living. Max Specialty Films manufactures barrier and packaging films. This company has a production capacity of 52,000 tons every year. Max India Limited is a mammoth group with 310 offices across 216 cities and towns in India. It was established in 1985 and is based in New Delhi.
2. Ess Dee India
Ess Dee India was established in 1905 and has its headquarters in Mumbai. The company is the largest producer of aluminum foils in Asia. Ess Dee India is also the pioneer in the manufacturing of high-end pharmaceutical packaging products such as Child-Resistant Blister packaging and Cold Form Blister packaging in India. It is a very reputed packaging company in India.
1. Balmer Lawrie& Company Limited
This is a public sector enterprise and is based in Kolkata. The company was established in the year 1867 and is currently under the control of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India. The company manufactures plain steel drums, composite drums, lined drums, cylinders and a variety of other industrial packaging solutions. The company has a turnover of Rs 2762 crores and is the topmost packaging company in India.
The Indian Packaging Industry is worth USD 14 billion and is growing at the rate of 14-15% annually. This rate is expected to double in the coming years.