Wednesday, August 7, 2013


New Delhi: August 6, 2013 – Uflex Ltd, the Bombay Stock Exchange (UFLEX: 500148) and NSE listed, India’s largest flexible packaging company, has registered the consolidated net revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 at Rs. 1398 crore as against Rs. 1376 crore for the same period last year.
The firm’s consolidated net profit for the June quarter of FY 2014 stood at Rs. 43 crore as against Rs. 56 crore for the same quarter last year. However, sequentially, the revenue and net profit for quarter ended June, 2013 viz – a – viz quarter ended March, 2013 has grown by 13 % and 5 % to Rs. 1398 crore (Revenue) and Rs. 43 crore (Net Profit), respectively.
The higher revenue growth is attributed to new capacity expansion globally and increased uptake of innovative flexible packaging solutions offered by the company across sectors. Uflex had added capacities from the newly commissioned manufacturing facilities as part of its expansion in Poland and Kentucky during the previous financial year. Collectively the two facilities involved investments of about $150 million.
The polyester films plant in Kentucky, in the US has annual production capacity of 30,000 metric tonnes, and similar capacity is available in Wrzesnia, in Poland. With the new manufacturing facilities and other expansions in place, UFLEX is all set to achieve the next milestone of $2 billion revenue mark over the next couple of years.
According to Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and M.D. of UFLEX Ltd, “The higher revenue growth has come on the back of increasing manufacturing capacities across our facilities in Egypt, Mexico, Dubai and India, in addition to the new facilities in Kentucky and Poland to cater to the increasing demand trends. Innovation, expansion and harnessing growth opportunities at the right time has been the key to our strong foothold in the flexible packaging market globally.”
For the full financial year ended March 31, 2013, UFlex had recorded a strong growth of 14% in consolidated net revenues at Rs. 5161 crore as against Rs. 4516 crore during a year ago, on the back of favourable demand trends globally.
Uflex’s strong manufacturing base in India, Mexico, Dubai, Egypt, Poland and Kentucky caters to global markets spanning USA, Canada, South America, UK, Europe, Russia, CIS countries, South Africa and other African countries, the Middle East and the South Asian Countries.
Expansion Plans
UFLEX’s agenda of global expansion and consolidation of its position as a truly Indian MNC (Multinational Corporation) is reinforced with its strategy of capacity expansion and adding manufacturing lines for various product categories across existing and newer locations to increase proximity to the markets, but also to bring broad portfolio of value added products to its clients at competitive price points.
The company offers its flexible packaging products and solutions globally to clients including Unilever, Pepsi, Wrigley, Procter & Gamble, Colgate, Palmolive, Nestle, Gillette, Ranbaxy, Perfetti, Joyco, Monsanto, ITC, Godrej Pillsbury, Tata Tea, Hindustan Petroleum, Indian Oil, Britannia, Dabur, Haldiram, Wockhardt, HUL, Parle Biscuit, Birla 3M, among others.

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