Composite can is composed of a can body; - a top closure; and - a bottom closure. It is also sometimes called a Combi container. It has a convolute wound, spiral wound or linear draw formed rigid body, involving several layers of materials, including recycled and virgin paper, foil and plastics in various combinations, combined with a variety of adhesives and laminates, with one or both end closures permanently affixed which give the core properties such as strength, water resistance or heat resistance.
There are four main structures in the body of a Composite Can: the aluminium inner web, multipole intermediate webs, and the label web, and the membrane. They are use to pack food items such as breakfast Cereals, tea, dairy products, dry fruits, spices, etc, tablets and capsules, beverages and many more items.
Composite cans market depend on packaging industry. The packaging industry in India has become increasingly sophisticated in the last decade and has attracted interest of several investors. The growth of the packaging sector in India has been ahead of the nation’s GDP growth. Today’s retail market is more challenging than ever. Over the past 29 years, the average supermarket has gone from carrying 9,000 products to nearly 47,000. Thus, due to demand it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian Major Players are as under
· Biltube India Ltd.
· Colourtex Ltd.
· Dharampal Satyapal Ltd.
· Fibre Shells Ltd.
· Shetron Ltd.