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Cosmo Films to Expand BOPP Production Capacity by 42%

Published on 2015-11-06. Author : SpecialChem

New Delhi, India -- Cosmo Films Limited, a leading global specialty firm manufacturing bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) has announced plans to install a new 10.4 mtr BOPP line by early 2017. The line has already been ordered and will increase the company’s annual BOPP production capacity from 140k to 200k MT.

Cosmo Films
Fig. 1: Cosmo Films

The new production line will be installed at the Karjan plant site near Vadodara, an existing facility with the company which already houses BOPP lines, extrusion coating & chemical coating lines and a metallizer. The new line that is yet to be installed is the most advanced line available in the market today in terms of its width and output. This high speed line equipped with automated changeovers will lead to an increase in power savings thus maximizing overall operational efficiencies.

Mr. Pankaj Poddar, CEO, Cosmo Films Ltd said, “We are anticipating a strong demand for BOPP films in the coming years especially from the FMCG sector which prompts us to expand our BOPP production capacity.”

He further added, “The output for the production unit intends to be used for both domestic and export markets.” Our expansion plans are also aligned with government’s Make in India project which aims at boosting home grown manufacturing companies. Cosmo Films remains committed in its efforts to develop the sector and set new industry benchmarks.”

BOPP-films (bi-axially oriented polypropylene films) which offers high strength, elasticity, high barrier properties, resistance to various corrosive environments, and inertness go into making of flexible food packaging, adhesive tapes, labels and lamination applications.

About Cosmo Films Limited

Established in 1981, Cosmo Films Limited today is one of the global leaders and manufacturers of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films. The company is the largest exporter of BOPP films from India and is also the largest producer of thermal laminating films in the world with plant cum distribution centers in the U.S, Korea & Japan and global channel partners in more than fifty countries.

Source: Cosmo Films

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