Avery Dennison to open Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Pune   

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 3 September 2017

Pune: Global labelling and packaging materials manufacturer, Avery Dennison Corporation, on Friday, announced the opening of their Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Pune to support customers, partners and employees across South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa. 

Pune: Global labelling and packaging materials manufacturer, Avery Dennison Corporation, on Friday, announced the opening of their Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Pune to support customers, partners and employees across South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa. 

Speaking on the occasion, Senior Marketing Director, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa, Avery Dennison, Darren Milligan said, “The Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Centre is made up of two key centres. The Knowledge Centre, in collaboration with our industry partners, is an end-to-end training facility across both conventional and digital platforms.

The Innovation Centre features a highly qualified and connected Research and Development (R&D) team, with world class material science and analytical capability. 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.” 

Vice President and General Manager, Label and Graphic Materials, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa, Avery Dennison, Anil Sharma said that as businesses are gearing up for tomorrow's challenges, Avery Dennison aims to lead the industry to innovate across the full spectrum of business. 

Adding to this, Senior Director and General Manager, Label and Graphic Materials, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa, Avery Dennison, Pankaj Bharadwaj said, “Our customers in the South Asia region are leaning on us to help them go to market with better and more innovative products. Our investment in this centre enables us to capture brand owners' and packaging professionals' insight and develop the next generation of products, quickly and efficiently. In addition, the knowledge centre shall continue to upgrade the entire ecosystem's knowledge and skills for expanding label and graphics industry,” he stated. 

According to officials, the centre is unique among the company's global network of technology and innovation centres. “This centre not only creates, it will also extend expertise to help label, packaging and graphic materials industry professionals with knowledge sharing and certification programmes,” they stated. 

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