Dynamic India is changing at a rapid pace and Michelman India is always thinking ahead.
Our Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings is a place where 70 years of water-based coating expertise converge to help our customers excel in the diverse range of markets they serve with sustainable and responsible solutions. As a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, we offer solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging, and industrial manufacturing markets.
Located in Mumbai, this center’s focal point is a sustainable packaging incubator strategically designed to serve the needs of India and its surrounding markets to allow for fast, efficient development of sustainable packaging solutions. Our combination of dedicated materials and application labs, opportunity for collaborative innovation, and infusion of water-based technology allows for all members of the packaging value chain to achieve sustainability for the natural environment and their business
Test new packaging innovations without stopping your production lines.
Our dedicated space provides the opportunity for packaging manufacturers and members of the packaging value chain to evaluate new technology, prototype innovative structures and quickly commercialize superior packaging. Featuring a Kroenert Pilot Coater Laminator and equipped with formulation and application testing capabilities, our Indian facility has dedicated areas for the following:
- Pilot coater laminator
- Development and application labs
- Technology and marketing office
- Training and conference facility
Accelerate the concept-to-commercialization cycle through collaborative innovation with all members of the packaging value chain.
Michelman’s holistic approach of dedicated space, technical capability and technology allows for collaborative innovation between brand owners, film producers, converters, universities, and others involved in the research and development of sustainable packaging. Collaboration with Michelman’s technical and market experts allows all members of the packaging value chain to accelerate the concept-to-commercialization cycle with innovations that will produce packaging:
- Designed for India
- Designed for export
Apply deep water-based formulation expertise to new or current packaging opportunities.
Michelman’s complete portfolio of water-based technologies are optimized for India’s dynamic packaging market. They are designed to work together, but flexible enough for individual technologies to work with existing coating systems. Benefits for the packaging value chain include:
- Brand appeal and enhanced graphics
- Increased shelf life, food safety
- Increased productivity and efficiency
- Waste reduction and down gauging
Opportunity Lies in Running as Fast as the Marketplace
Steve Shifman, Michelman's president and CEO, sat down with PrintWeek India's Rushikesh Aravkar and Abhishek Muralidharanto to discuss the future of sustainable packaging and our company's role in leading the effort. The original article appeared in PrintWeek India on October 24, 2018.Read Article