Tri-Seal invests $1m in new closure liner manufacturing facility in India

By Jim Cornall contact

- Last updated on GMT

The new facility is 60% larger than the previous one.  Pic: Tekni-Plex
The new facility is 60% larger than the previous one. Pic: Tekni-Plex

Related tags: Packaging, India

Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, has invested $1m in a new closure liner manufacturing facility in Greater Noida, India.

The company said its latest investment in foil laminating, four-color rotogravure printing and inspection equipment will reduce lead time for closure liners used in food, pharmaceutical, household/industrial chemical and cosmetic applications in India.

The new 8,000 sq. meter (86,000 sq. foot) facility, which operates under the Tekni-Plex India Pvt. Ltd. name, is 60% larger than Tri-Seal’s previous manufacturing location in the same area. The investment in equipment and additional space now allows the company to laminate one- and two-piece heat-seal liner structures in India, with the same specifications and raw material used by its US manufacturing facilities.

The investment will help support India’s growing demand for closure liners as the country continues to expand its marketplace offerings.

“Tri-Seal has nine liner manufacturing locations around the world. Previously, we were shipping material via ocean freight from the United States to India and converting it there into liners. Now that we have added foil laminating capability in India, lead times have been decreased six-to-eight weeks enabling us to provide faster delivery. Further, multinational companies who want to have fast access to the same high-quality liner material across the globe will also benefit,”​ David Andrulonis, senior vice president and general manager, Tri-Seal, said.

The new facility, in the Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh state, will also have expanded testing capability via an in-house laboratory. Its new four-color rotogravure printing capability will enable customization for brand messaging or usage instructions. Additionally, all employees from the previous facilities are now at the new location, with additional employees to operate the new equipment.


Post your comment

We will not publish your email address on the website

These comments have not been moderated. You are encouraged to participate with comments that are relevant to our news stories. You should not post comments that are abusive, threatening, defamatory, misleading or invasive of privacy. For the full terms and conditions for commenting see clause 7 of our Terms and Conditions ‘Participating in Online Communities’. These terms may be updated from time to time, so please read them before posting a comment. Any comment that violates these terms may be removed in its entirety as we do not edit comments. If you wish to complain about a comment please use the "REPORT ABUSE" button or contact the editors.

Follow us


View more