Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, opened last February the Henkel Flexible Packaging Academy in Mumbai, India. It is Henkel’s third academy globally and is the first of its kind in India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region offering certified training program for the Flexible Packaging Industry professionals in association with Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP).
For this project, Comexi Group was chosen by Henkel India as their partner. The adhesives company placed its trust in the Comexi’s experience in developing solvent and solventless laminating machines, and also in its extensive technical know-how and market presence. Therefore, the Academy houses a Comexi NEXUS DUAL machine - one of the most successful NEXUS solutions thanks to its versatility- for running its practice sessions.
As a key partner, Comexi sends a team of experts to take an active part in some of the training courses and sessions. Laminating expert engineers from Reifenhauser India Marketing Limited –Comexi Group representative in India- are available to support converters in training and service as well.
As part of the Comexi Group’s mission to promote its wide portfolio of global solutions in printing and converting flexible packaging in the Indian market, it will also schedule open day workshops to demonstrate this machine and other Comexi products to any professionals who are interested.
The state of the art academy in India provides formal training on laminating technology to entrepreneurs, production managers, supervisors, operators, quality control professionals of the flexible packaging industry. The training, which is based on the principle of ‘Learning by Doing’, combines essential theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical training. The modules are designed to cover all aspects of flexible packaging lamination techniques through practical experience on commercial scale Comexi NEXUS Dual lamination machine. Methods of producing food-safe laminates and troubleshooting will be the key highlights of the training.