Avery Dennison Strengthens Foothold in Eastern India & Bangladesh
Pankaj Bhardwaj, General Manager and Senior Director - South Asia, Label & Graphic Materials Group, Avery Dennison, said that the opening of this new Distribution and Slitting Center is a testimony of our continued commitment to the Indian label industry.
NYSE-listed $7.2 billion Avery Dennison, a global leader in material science and functional material, has now kicked off its ‘Distribution and Slitting Center’ in Kolkata, which will be the center to supply label and graphic materials to the Eastern India market and Bangladesh. This is the company’s fourth distribution center in India and first in the eastern part of India.
Spread across an area of 31, 341 sq feet, this center is also equipped with state-of-the-art slitting equipment as well as the capacity to house one million sq meters of inventory, strengthening the delivery capabilities, in support of the business growth for the India operations. This is a strategic move catering to the material demand for West Bengal, North East and Bangladesh businesses.
Pankaj Bhardwaj, General Manager and Senior Director - South Asia, Label & Graphic Materials Group, Avery Dennison, said that the opening of this new Distribution and Slitting Center is a testimony of our continued commitment to the Indian label industry. The Eastern part of the region is witnessing an increase in investment from brand owners and label converters alike, and this center will cater to their increased requirements more effectively and efficiently. Our customers across all businesses; namely roll materials, sheetfed materials, as well as graphic materials, can now optimize their inventory and grab the relevant business opportunities that require faster turnaround and support. With its strategic location, this center will also serve our Bangladesh customers faster and better.
Anil Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, Avery Dennison, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa, said that in a region where there is a real and growing demand for labeled products, it is a logical focus for us to continue to intensify and develop our ability to better serve our customers. Avery Dennison is strongly committed to providing first-class facilities in order to deliver our products and services to our customers and brand-owners in these fast-growing markets.
Apart from this center, Avery Dennison already has distribution centers in Gurgaon, Pune and Bangalore.