RIGID P.V.C. FILM (For Pharma & Thermoforming Packaging)
PVC is present in virtually all areas of human activity. PVC is a chlorinated hydrocarbon polymer. Its basic building blocks are chlorine, carbon and hydrogen. These elements are obtained from sea salt (sodium chloride) and crude oil or natural gas, both of which are mixtures of hydrocarbons. PVC is a thermoplastic. This means that it softens upon heating and hardens upon cooling. These days, it is PVC the second most popular plastic in the world. In more than 60 years of production and commercial use, PVC has contributed greatly to the development of modern life. It has also become one of the most thoroughly researched materials. Its manufacture is closely regulated and results of life cycle analysis published so far show that PVC is a safe product in its production, use and disposal. PVC film made by extrusion blown process is widely used for packaging purposes. PVC packaging film has given a new dimension to the world of packaging. These films for packaging form the biggest market for PVC. The heat-shrinkable characteristic is fully utilized to serve diverse covering and packaging needs, such as anti-corrosion, electrical insulation and external decoration requirements. The easy coloring and printing receptiveness of this film boosts the visual attractiveness of any product. The calendared process for the manufacture of PVC films is highly developed in India that today it is possible to obtain thin films of excellent quality without it. The PVC films manufactured using the calendared process is of thickness ranging below 0.1mm. It is a versatile packaging medium both for pharma and food industry. PVC may be manufactured to be either rigid or flexible. Rigid PVC is used to make construction materials such as home siding and pipes, packaging etc. More than 70 percent of all the PVC made are used in construction & packaging. Packaging is among the high growth industries in the recent years. A high degree of potential exists for almost all user segments which are expanding appreciably: processed foods, hard and soft drinks, fruit and marine products, drugs and pharmaceuticals, soaps and toiletries, cosmetics and personal care, office stationery and accessories, fabrics and garments, white goods and other durables, electrical appliances and equipments, entertainment and other electronics, shoes and leather ware, gems and jewellery, toys and sports goods, chemicals and fertilizers. There is a very good scope in this segment. New entrepreneurs should venture into this field. Few Indian Major Players are as under: Akar Laminators Ltd. Amartara Plastics Pvt. Ltd. Amartara Pvt. Ltd. Amco India Ltd. Bilcare Ltd. Caprihans India Ltd. D K Chemoplast Ltd. Ecoplast Ltd. Ess Dee Aluminium Ltd. Essel Propack Ltd. Fenoplast Ltd. Galore Prints Inds. Ltd. Glory Polyfilms Ltd. Goldline Milkfood Ltd. Green Pack Foils Pvt. Ltd. Harsh Polymers (India) Ltd. Indu Packaging (Daman) Ltd. J K Leatherite Ltd. J M D E Packaging & Realties Ltd. Jhaveri Flexo India Ltd. Kailash Structurals Ltd. Marvel Vinyls Ltd. Mazda Enterprises Ltd. Morgan Industries Ltd. National Film Devp. Corpn. Ltd. Packaging India Pvt. Ltd. Premier Polyfilm Ltd. Premier Vinyl Flooring Ltd. Purity Flex Pack Ltd. R T Packaging Ltd. Raj Packaging Inds. Ltd. Roto Flex Inds. Ltd. Terra Films Pvt. Ltd. Trackparts Of India Ltd. Vinyoflex Ltd.