Avery Dennison India completes 20 years of “Make in India”

On 22nd March, Avery Dennison India celebrated its 20th year of business in India. Since the inception of its first plant operation in Gurgaon (1997), Avery Dennison has been consistent in spearheading and leading the way in transforming the “then” label industry to what it is today.

Avery Dennison has always been instrumental in constantly value adding to the industry through imparting knowledge and nurturing skills of industry talent through their Knowledge Centre based in Bangalore. At the same time, it also addressed the changing needs of the industry over the years through developing innovative solutions at their research facility located in Pune.

At their 20th anniversary celebration in India, Pankaj Bhardwaj, sr. director & general manager for label & graphic materials in South Asia, Avery Dennison, said, “We are thankful to our customers, supply partners and all the ecosystem stakeholders for extending their support in making us the most preferred label and graphic materials manufacturers in the region. We have strong conviction in long term potential of the industry and hence have always invested ahead of time. We remain committed to expand the market, develop fit for market solutions and render excellence in servicing, in years to come.”

Moving ahead in the label business

With the advent of its operations in Indian label industry, Avery Dennison accelerated the evolution of overall industry standards by upscaling talent through divergent thinking. This not only uplifted the market but also ignited a trend in the industry which was later followed by other global players as well.

A progressive company…

As an organisation, Avery Dennison works with an outlook of being both inwardly and outwardly progressive. Inwardly, by giving its employees an environment which is more conducive to learning and career development and outwardly, focusing on customer value addition and working towards skill development through various initiatives in the market.

Avery Dennison India is committed towards making the industry much more progressive going forward in future too. To make this vision a reality, it also partners with its customers in order to make their processes more efficient and minimise their wastage and other such issues.

Avery Dennison milestones over the years are as follows:

1997: Incorporation of Avery Dennison India and installation of First hot melt coater.

1998 & 2006: Installation of additional Hot Melt coaters and upgradation of the facility.

2008: Inaugurated new production facility in Ranjangaon near Pune which expanded production of advanced pressure-sensitive materials.

2010: Opening of Bangalore Distribution Centre

2012: Inauguration of Avery Dennison Knowledge Centre for the region. The center showcases state-of-the-art solutions across the entire label converting and application process which helps expand the skills and knowledge base throughout the PS Industry.

2012: Expansion of Hot Melt coating capacity at Pune.

2014: Opening of Innovation Research Centre which provides dedicated research and innovation development services for Indian converters and equipment manufacturers. This provided growth opportunities for India’s pressure-sensitive labeling Industry.

2015: Installation of state-of-the-art emulsion coating line.

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