Packaging Business

at a glance.

ITC's Packaging & Printing Business is the largest value added converter of paperboard packaging in South Asia. It converts over 70,000 tonnes of paper, paperboard and laminates per annum into a variety of value-added packaging solutions for the food & beverage, personal & home care products, cigarette, liquor, quick service restaurants and consumer goods industries. The Business offers a bouquet of differentiated and innovative products to meet various functional and aesthetic requirements in packaging enabling enhanced consumer experience and accelerating the shift towards sustainable packaging.

The Business, which was set up in 1925 as a strategic backward integration for ITC's Cigarettes business, is today India's most sophisticated packaging house. State-of-the-art technology, in-house R&D and Innovation centers, world-class quality management systems and a highly skilled and trained workforce have combined to position ITC as the first-choice supplier for high value added and sustainable packaging.

The Business supplies innovative packaging to ITC's various FMCG businesses. Its clientele includes several well-known domestic and international companies such as Tata Consumer, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, GSK, Colgate, P&G, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International, Agio Cigars, Surya Nepal, Pernod Ricard, Diageo, Foxconn, Flextronics, Burger King, Royal Enfield, etc.

With three existing packaging manufacturing units at Tiruvottiyur near Chennai (in the South), Haridwar (in the North), and Munger in Bihar (in the East), certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001, the Business offers a comprehensive range of products transforming Paperboard, Paper and Films into consumer branded products making it truly a "One stop shop for Packaging". The Business is coming up with a Greenfield factory in Nadiad, Gujarat to cater to the regional requirements of West India.

 

For trade enquiries, please write to
Exports & Tobacco Packaging : Voruganti.Rajesh@itc.in
Carton Board & Flexible Packaging : Debraj.Chatterjee@itc.in

Cartons Packaging

ITC occupies a leadership position in catering to the packaging needs of FMCG, Tobacco, Liquor, Consumer Electronics, QSR, Footwear, etc. ITC offers a range of value additions such as UV offset printing, Foil Stamping, Embossing, Window patching, Micro Fluting, Lined cartons, Rigid boxes, Shoulder Box, Trays, Clamshells, Tub and Lids, large format Flexo printed corrugated packaging.

The Business collaborates with multiple customers in various segments to create innovative and sustainable solutions to enhance consumer experience.

Flexible Packaging

Flexible Packaging is an area of high growth, supported with investments in technology and equipment from world class suppliers. ITC offers a completely integrated solution for laminates from In-house Blown Film, Cast film, Extrusion Lamination, Hot Melt Coating, Specialty pouching and bag making. This is backed by in house cylinder making and pre press support.

Tobacco packaging

ITC offers a range of products including flip top boxes (Square, Round, Bevelled, Pillow Pack, Hinge Lids etc), Outers, Soft Cup labels, Pack inserts, Printed cork tipping, printed overwraps and inner frames. ITC Packaging makes value added shoulder boxes for cigars as well.

Innovation & New Product Development

ITC offers a bouquet of differentiated and innovative products to meet various functional and aesthetic requirements in packaging enabling enhanced consumer experience and accelerating the shift towards sustainable packaging. The value propositions include several innovations for a Plastic Free, Recyclable and Compostable solutions using our unique products such as Oxyblock and Bioseal.

Our world-class Design Centre and in-house prepress is fully equipped with the latest technology, contemporary plate making and cylinder making facilites for Offset & Gravure and cutting-edge printing and packaging equipments. At our Design Centre, experienced designers, reproduction experts and an accomplished product development team assist brand teams with prototyping and packaging development for new brand launches. Through rigorous colour management, we ensure colours are reproduced precisely in Offset, Gravure and Flexo Processes. We also offer design consultancy and a wide range of anti-counterfeit solutions, integrating overt & covert security elements into printed packaging for brand protection.

Green Packaging

ITC Packaging has pioneered offering of Green Packaging which includes usage of raw material from sustainable sources and conversion of the same in a facility which is 100% powered by renewable energy (Wind Energy). This clean energy initiative along with the other sustainability initiatives helps the Packaging Business to significantly contribute to ITC being a carbon Positive, Water Positive and Solid Waste Recycling Positive Company.

AWARDS

ITC's Packaging business has won numerous awards for its quality, environmental management systems and product excellence:

  • ITC Packaging received the Dow Innovative Packaging Award, 2019

  • The Business was awarded 'Printing Company of the Year' by PrintWeek India, 2019

  • The Tiruvottiyur and Haridwar units are 'Grade A' BRC/IOP certified for global standards in packaging and packaging materials

  • The Tiruvottiyur unit ranked no. 1 in the CII-Southern Region EHS Excellence Awards for FMCG packaging, 2019

  • The Business was named 'Green Printing Company of the year 2018' and 'Packaging convertor of the year' by Print Week, 2018

  • The Haridwar unit received the 'Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar' awarded by the National Safety Council of India, 2018

  • The Haridwar unit also won the 'National Safety Award' by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, 2018

  • The Tiruvottiyur unit received the 'CII-SR EHS Excellence Award', 2018

  • The Haridwar unit was adjudged first runner up in the National Safety Competition organised by CII Institute of Quality, 2017

  • The Haridwar unit received the CII North Zone award for '5S excellence', and the Munger unit the 'Suraksha Puraskar' from the National Safety Council of India, 2016

  • The Tiruvottiyur unit received the CII 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' award, 2015

  • The Haridwar unit received the National Safety Council Award and CII North Zone for '5S Excellence', 2015

  • The Munger Unit received the National Safety Council Award and CII Eastern Zone Award for 'Safety, Health and Environment Excellence', 2015

  • The Business won 4 'World Star Awards' from the World Packaging Organisation, 2014

  • It also won 4 'Asia Star Awards' from the Asian Packaging Federation, 2014

  • The Packaging & Printing business was also given 17 'India Star Awards' by the Indian Institute of Packaging for excellence in packaging solutions, 2014

  • The Business won a 'World Star Award' from World Packaging Organisation, 2013

  • The Business received six 'Asia Star Awards' from Asia Packaging Federation

  • The Business received eleven awards instituted by the Indian Flexible Packaging & Folding Carton Manufacturers Association for excellence in packaging solutions, 2013

  • The Business won three 'World Star Awards' from the World Packaging Organisation in 2012

  • The Business won a 'Golden Peacock Award' instituted by Institute of Directors for innovative product / services, 2012

  • The Haridwar unit received the '13th Annual Greentech Environment Award' in the Silver category, 2012

  • The Munger unit won the 'Suraksha Puraskar' at the National level from National Safety Council, 2012

  • The Munger unit won an 'International Safety Award with Merit' from the British Safety Council, 2012

  • The Business won two 'World Star Awards' from the World Packaging Organisation, 2011

  • The Business got thirteen awards instituted by the Indian Flexible Packaging and Carton Manufacturers Association for excellence in packaging solutions, 2011

  • The Business won 20 'India star' awards in printing in several categories instituted by the Indian Institute of Packaging for excellence in packaging, 2010

  • The Chennai unit was awarded the 'Globe of Honour' by the British Safety Council for Environment Management, 2010

  • The Chennai unit was awarded a 'National Water Management' Award by CII for being an excellent water efficient unit, 2010

  • Units at Chennai, Munger and Haridwar received the '5 Star Rating' for safety from the British Safety Council, 2010