Labelling and packaging company Avery Dennison Corporation has opened two new centres in India focused on digital training and innovation.
Based in Pune, the two centres will support customers, partners, and employees across South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa (SAPSSA) through an end-to-end training facility across both conventional and digital platforms.
Called The Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Center, the hub will play host to a well-connected R&D team with world-class material science and analytical capability, according to Darren Milligan, senior marketing director of the SAPSSA region.
"Our investment to integrate these two centres into a single location will accelerate our product development and ability to deliver faster solutions to meet customers’ requirements,” he said.
Pankaj Bhardwaj, senior director and general manager of label and graphic materials in the region, said businesses today were gearing up for tomorrow’s challenges.
“Our customers in the South Asia region are leaning on us to help them go to market with better and more innovative products,” he said.
“Our investment in this centre enables us to capture brand owners and packaging professionals’ insights and develop the next generation of products, quickly and efficiently.
"In addition, the knowledge centre will continue to upgrade the entire ecosystem's knowledge and skills for expanding the label and graphic industry.”