UFlex is India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company and a leading global player in Polymer Sciences. Since its inception back in 1985, UFlex has grown from strength to strength to evolve as a truly Indian Multinational with consumers spread across the world. UFlex today has state-of-the-art packaging facilities at multiple locations in India with installed capacity of around 1,35,000 TPA and has packaging film manufacturing facilities in India, UAE, Mexico Egypt, Poland and USA. Integrated within its core business profile are allied businesses like Aseptic Liquid Packaging, Engineering, Cylinders, Holography and Chemicals which further gives UFlex a superior edge over competition.
UFlex offers technologically superior packaging solutions for a wide variety of products such as snack foods, confectionery, sugar, rice, other cereals, beverages, tea & coffee, dessert mixes, noodles, wheat flour, soaps, detergents, shampoos, conditioners, vegetable oil, spices, marinades & pastes, dairy products, frozen food, poultry, anti-fog, pet food, pharmaceuticals, contraceptives, garden fertilizers, plant nutrients, motor oil, lubricants, automotive and engineering components etc.
All UFlex plants are accredited with ISO 9001, 14001, HACCP & BRC certifications. UFlex caters to markets spanning across the globe in over 140 countries like USA, Canada, South American countries, UK and other European Countries, Russia, South Africa, CIS, Asian and African nations. Some of UFlex’ clients on the global turf include P&G, PepsiCo, Tata Global Beverages, Mondelez, L’Oreal, Britannia, Haldirams, Amul, Kimberly Clark, Ferrero Rocher, Perfetti, GSK, Nestle, Agrotech Foods, Coca-Cola, Mars Wrigley, Johnson & Johnson amongst others. UFlex is a winner of various prestigious national and international awards for its products’ excellence including Dow’s 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability Awards 2018 besides the recently won ‘Packaging Company of the Year’ by PrintWeek Awards 2019. UFlex became the ‘first company in the world to recycle mix plastic waste’ for which it earned recognition at Davos Recycle Forum in 1995.
ASEPTO – THE FIRST INDIAN MANUFACTURER OF ASEPTIC LIQUID PACKAGING
Asepto, UFlex’s aseptic liquid packaging brand, has redefined the art and science of liquid packaging with its innovative range of solutions, addressing the challenges of the ever-evolving dairy, juices and distilled beverage industries and delivering user convenience and increasing the shelf life of contents in the packs. Moreover, the brand has propelled UFlex’s voice in support of Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat approach to create its image as a ‘local yet global’ brand. It believes in responsible sourcing, maintaining sustainable lifecycle of products from source to final production.
With the motto of ‘Freshness Preserved’, Asepto has become India’s first aseptic liquid packaging material with a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in the industrial hub of Sanand in Gujarat. It is spread over 21 acres of the sprawling 72-acre land parcel, with a production capacity of 7 billion packs per annum. Within three years of inception, we have been able to add top-notch customers in our bouquet like in all key segments—juice, dairy and alcoholic beverages. The plant employs about 250 people at the current capacity and has the potential to employ 2000 during full capacity utilization.
Newness in packaging – Bringing the newness and resilience in aseptic packaging solutions, Asepto has become extremely popular amongst new-age customers. The brand Asepto presents a pragmatic mix of usability and aesthetics. It not only takes into account the stringent measures needed for optimal shelf life for juices, non-aerated alcoholic beverages and highly perishable liquid consumables, like milk and other dairy products, but also helps in making the packaging for such products look distinct and user-friendly.
Sales going northward -Asepto is experiencing intense traction globally in the beverage industry which made the base expand to over 100 customers in domestic and international markets in the last two years. Asepto product portfolio offers a wide range of pack sizes from portion to family with volumes of 100 ml Base, 125 ml Slim, 160 ml Slim, 200 ml Slim, 250 ml Base, 1000 ml Slim and 1000 ml Base. Besides the standard offerings — the pillow, trio and brick formats (in sizes between 90 ml up to 1000 ml), Asepto offered value-added unparalleled holographic product ranges: Asepto Spark, Asepto Premium and Asepto eye.
Asepto is all about revolutionary innovative packaging. It focused on anti-counterfeit aspects that could help address the challenges of duplication for in the category of aseptic packaging.
Asepto Premium redefines the making of carton packs into an art form. The luxurious shiny finish is the classiest way to present packs on shelves. ASEPTO PREMIUM, thus, certainly gives brands a great option to increase their product lines without contemplating about creating an urbane look for the packs.
This ostentatious packaging is achieved with sparkling holographic and metallic looks, giving brands endless possibilities to give an evolutionary edge to their existing packs, or altogether create a new brand proposition to their existing line of products. ASEPTO SPARK enhances the aesthetic elements of the carton packs significantly, giving a distinct identity that augments the ease for enhanced shelf impact.
The time-honored technique of Asepto Eye with a ripple concave lens technology offers 3-D effects on the aseptic packs. It allows customization as per the design requirements, offering a variety of propositions in terms of various shapes and sizes.
ASEPTIC FILLING LINES
Asepto completes its bouquet of offering by being a total system supplier. Revolutionizing the concept of aseptic liquid filling machines, Uflex Ltd (the only Indian OEM to manufacture aseptic liquid packaging solutions) developed ground-breaking machines ASEPTO Smart 78 and Asepto Flexpress 10000, which promises to give sheer power, performance and sophisticated filling solutions to the beverages industry. The power-packed machines are a significant step ahead to smart packaging needs that meet desired customer expectations. This backward integration approach is the backbone strength of our business which makes us a total system supplier.
ASEPTO – AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
YEAR 2017 – Recipients of Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 India Best Practices Awards, India Flexible Packaging Technology Innovation Leadership Award, UFLEX Limited – ASEPTO Spark.
YEAR 2019 – Uflex Limited – Asepto Spark (Fresca) was adjudged as the Winner at ‘The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019’ in the category of Packaging – Beverage (Large).
YEAR 2019 – Asepto’s Juiceka holographic pack won the prestigious SIES SOP Star Awards 2019, Mumbai for Excellence in Packaging in the category of Packaging – Beverage (Large).