Ecoplast was incorporated as
a Pvt. Ltd., Company in 1981 with a plant capacity of 600 MT per year
of Multilayer plastic films, produced by the blown-coextrusion process.
In 1994 it became a Public Limited Company with its shares quoted
on the Bombay, Ahmedabad and Baroda Stock exchanges. The Company's
plant capacity in 2001 has grown to 6300 MT per year at an average
compound growth rate of 14% per year.
|Ecoplast has played
a vital role in the development of the flexible packaging industry in
India, contributed to the growth and profitability of its customers
and to the success in the market place of a wide range of consumer products.
To add value to our customers products by developing and delivering
a technically superior plastic multilayer film for flexible packaging
or other speciality applications.
The growth and improvement in earnings will be propelled by the value
we continually build into our product, based on our technical expertise
in processing, product knowledge, research, technical service and good
management practices. We will adopt an attitude with customers which
builds confidence and encourages them to look to us for improvement
in their packaging or product protection.
Ecoplast Ltd. , is a reputed and
prime supplier in India of Multilayer co-extruded plastic films for
flexible packaging and other speciality applications.
Multilayer films are a combination of two or more thermoplastics
(polyethylenes) co-extruded to form one homogenous film with distinct
individual layers. Multilayer films provide a range of properties,
which cannot be obtained from monolayer films. This film forms a very
important and integral part (or seal layer) of a laminate, made with
polyester film, biaxially oriented Polypropylene
film or aluminium foil; a process, which is carried out by
|In general the company's films are
used with or without lamination in a wide range of product groups such
as: beverages; edible oil; dairy products; snack foods; processed foods;
cosmetics; toiletries; pharmaceuticals; bakery products; and food commodities
like salt, wheat flour, rice, sugar etc. Industrial applications include:
adhesive films for bonding materials; release films; films for manufacture
of jelly-filled telephone cables.
The technology in making a multilayer film lies, in developing recipe
or film structure by the selection and processing of various polymers
depending primarily upon:
compatibility of the film with the product packed;
packaging system and it's level of sophistication;
seal configuration of the pack;
required mechanical properties of the film;
budgeted cost of the pack.
Ecoplast is considered a leader in developing multilayer film structures
in India, with several "firsts" to it's credit. The Company, with an
eye on the future, maintains it's leadership by innovation in film structures
through it's technical service capability and modern "state-of-the-art"
production facilities. The company's multilayer films satisfy a vital
segment of the flexible packaging industry. Ecoplast has played a vital
role in the development of the flexible packaging industry in India,
contributed to the growth and profitability of it's customers and to
the success in the market of a wide range of consumer products.
The Company operates with five three-layer blown film lines. The line
installed in 1995 has computerised process controls and a state-of-the
art winder from N. America.
Company is self sufficient in captive power.
has a six colour printing line for films and other post-extrusion
factory and office area are approx. 3000 square
employee strength is approximately seventy.
Exports of films are at approx. 9% of production in 2001, and growing.
The gross sales in the year ended March 31, 2000 was USD 6.3 million
(Rs. 277.00 million).
|Ecoplast films are used in the following
Nestle India Ltd.
Hindustan Lever Ltd.
Indian Aluminium Co. Ltd.
Lipton India Ltd.
Cadbury India Ltd.
Procter and Gamble India Ltd.
International Best Foods (India) Ltd.
Tetra Pak Converting (India) Ltd.
Sterlite Industries India Ltd / India Foils Ltd.
It is the Policy of our Company, to deliver only
those films, which meet or exceed our customers' requirements. Ecoplast
Ltd. , is committed to building cost-performance benefits
in the film, based on a full understanding of the ultimate performance
requirements of our customers products. Q uality at Ecoplast
Ltd. , goes beyond that of making a film, it involves all
areas of business (starting with material procurement, order processing
to final shipment), which directly or indirectly results in customer
satisfaction. The top management of our Company, ensures that the
Company's policy is communicated down the line, so that quality becomes
everyone's concern. There is an on-going effort by all employees to
identify deficiencies in work procedures and a management commitment
to help and train them towards excellence in their work. Our top management
commits itself to develop professional competence in "Todays" and
"Tomorrows" Managers, and in creating an environment where professional
management is understood, accepted and practised. This commitment,
to Quality and Professional Excellence is necessary to ensure the
Company's survival and growth, in a competitive environment.
||EPL is incorporated as a Private Limited Company
with a share capital of Rs.1 million. Commercial production of
multilayer blown films starts in Sept.1982.
- EPL becomes major supplier of films to Co-operative and Government
diaries for milk packaging, on automatic, vertical
– F.F.S. lines.
||First Company in India to provide multilayer blown
films for lamination;
provides significant advantage in machinability and bond strength
in the laminate.
- Nestle India's "MAGGI" brands use EPL film integral with the
supplied by our customer – The Paper Products Ltd.
||Proctor and Gamble India Ltd., approves EPL film
for vertical F.F.S. packaging of "VICKS – Vapodrops".
||Cadbury India Ltd. use EPL's film integral with
paper laminate for "BOURNVITA", on a CEKATAINER Swedish packaging
||EPL installs a second 3-layer line from Germany.
Capacity increased from 600 MT to 1200 MT per year.
EPL becomes first approved supplier of lamitube films, to Essel
||Film for an 8 ml. Shampoo sachet packed on 5 Track
HASSIA Packaging line, was developed for Hindustan Lever. Total
quantity in Excess of 6000 MT has been supplied since.
||EPL subscribes for one million equity shares of
Rs.10/- each at a Premium of Rs.30/- Per share, from the capital
market. Shares oversubscribed 6 times.
||EPL expands by installing a 2300 Mt/yr multilayer
blown film line from North America, with advanced technological
||EPL becomes one of the largest suppliers of film to package
food Commodities, on state-of-art packaging lines from BOSCH &
||EPL becomes the largest supplier of films integral with laminate,
to the high quality segment of the market, covering Corporates
and MNCs in food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, detergent,
personal products and pharmaceuticals; supplies exceed 3000 MT
to this sector.
||EPL develops improved film structures for:
- lamination to 200 micron Alu. foil, for jelly filled telephone
- Snack foods
- Edible oils
becomes major player in first two categories.
||Work with Tetra Pak Converting India and production facility
at Ramont Switzerland begins for evaluation of film for board/foil/film
||EPL exports 200MT of films for lamination to U.A.E. and Muscat
and competes for equivalent quality standards, from European suppliers.
Becomes a supplier to Tetra Pak Converting India to match film
quality earlier imported from Tetra Pak in-house facility in Switzerland.
Mr. P.P.Kharas (Managing Director) / Mr.
Jaymin B. Desai (Executive Director)
Mukesh Shah (GM - Marketing)
Plot No.1 To 4, Gate No. 986 Sanaswadi, Taluka Shirpur, Pune 411208