Packaging sector is the largest application sector for the plastic industry, and PET is the fastest growing segment among plastics. PET preforms have become of ultimate importance in the manufacturing of plastic products. The ease with which they can be used for manufacturing a multitude of products through stretch blowing is commendable. Hence, it is no surprise that their adoption is growing rapidly. Acknowledging the significance of this market, we have covered it extensively. The cover story of this issue features Eastern Plastix. Established in 2012, the company is a leading manufacturer of PET preforms and is one of the top five manufacturers in TamilNadu. The company provides multiple preform varieties for the requirements in the Mineral Water, Hotfill (Juice), Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSD), Liquor, and other niche segments like Oil and Rose Water. Since inception, the company has grown multi-fold in terms of installed capacity and projected capacity. It had started the factory with an installed capacity of 600MT/year and today, it has increased it to 3500MT/year with four machines (Toshiba & Ferromatik Milacron machines) located in Chennai and Pondicherry.
Also featuring in this issue is Swashthik Preforms, which has been creating innovations in the PET packaging market for more than a decade now. After a humble start by venturing into packaged drinking water segment, Swashthik has now been offering its standardized PET Packaging Solutions to its clients across various industries including Pharma, FMCG, Liquor, and Edible Oil, among others. In addition to these, the issue also acquaints you with the other select few players in this domain.
After studying this market landscape in-depth, we have zeroed-in on Top 10 PET Preform Manufacturers who have excelled in this domain with their innovative approach. Having proven their dedication to efficiency in order to meet the customer expectations in an end-to-end manner, these companies have stood out from the crowd.
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