Anantshree Chaturvedi, head of FlexFilms Intl., the global flexible packaging division of UFlex, talks eco-responsibility, digitization, investments, and new products all aligned with sustainability.
As the global films supplier within the broad portfolio of India-based vertically integrated flexible packaging manufacturer Uflex, FlexFilms Intl.'s pioneering breakthroughs reach back more than 25 years. In 1995 the company was honored by the Recycle ’95 Davos Global Forum for Best Paper Award for “Recycling of Mixed Plastic Waste”. That forward-thinking legacy continues today under the guidance of Anantshree Chaturvedi, FlexFilms’ vice chairman and CEO.
His philosophy for business and for life? “Where focus goes, energy flows.” In this interview, Chaturvedi discusses issues and developments that center on a circular economy for packaging…
The “soul” of FlexFilms;
The role of digital currency and the digitization of packaging;
Major new capital investments for producing biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and PET (BOPET); Exciting new films using plant-enzyme based biodegradation and nanotechnology;
Plastic bans, consequences, and the need for a balanced approach to sustainability.