FlexFilms International (UFlex): Expanding company presence globally with new plastic film plants
FlexFilms International is currently in the second phase of a global expansion. The film manufacturing arm of UFlex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging solutions company, has newly commissioned BOPET lines in Poland and Russia. Meanwhile, construction of plants in Hungary and Nigeria have concluded, with trial runs underway. Anantshree Chaturvedi, vice chairman & CEO, shares how FlexFilms managed to expand its presence with different plants globally and advises three steps for flexible plastic packaging companies looking to expand internationally.
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