UFlex begins commercial production of poly-condensed polyester chips in Panipat, India

NOIDA, India , April 2, 2024-

UFlex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging and solutions company, announces a significant milestone in its journey of expansion and innovation. Starting March 31, 2024, the company has successfully commenced commercializing poly-condensed polyester chips at its manufacturing facility in Panipat, India.

UFlex’s polyester chips manufacturing plant has an impressive installed capacity of 168,000 metric tons per annum (MTPA) and reaffirms the company’s commitment to expanding its vertical integration footprint. The Panipat plant will primarily manufacture poly-condensed polyester chips, which is a key raw material required to produce BOPET packaging films. In addition to catering to its in-house packaging film production, the facility will cater to third-party customers, contributing to the growth and sustainability of the packaging film industry in India. The Panipat facility complements the company's packaging films India footprint in Noida, the National Capital Region, and Dharwad, Karnataka, further solidifying UFlex's presence and capabilities in serving its packaging film customers across the country.

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