With its global headquarters in Dortmund, Germany, KHS Machinery is a 150+ years young global and reliable supplier of beverage packaging turnkey solutions. It has 11 manufacturing facilities globally, 5 are in Germany, 4 are in America, and one each in India and China.
Talking about its premises in India, Deepak Saxena, manager, business development, KHS Machinery, says, “The Indian operations of KHS is celebrating its 25 years of existence this year (2022). Our state-of-the-art India-manufacturing facility is spread across 100,000 sq. meter area on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Here we manufacture a wide portfolio of filling & packaging machines of global design.”
Talking about their customer base, he proudly says, “It is a matter of great pride for us that almost all the who’s who of the Indian beverage industry In India are satisfied customers of KHS – be it the global MNCs like Coca Cola, PepsiCo, RC Cola, Nestle, Mondelez, P&G, Bayer AG, Unilever ,UB-Heineken, Carlsberg, AB InBev-SAB Miller, Molson Coors, Diageo, Unilever, or Indian conglomerates like AMUL, MTR Foods , ITC, Parle, Davat, Halidiram, Megha Foods, Modern Snacks, Greenfizz, Podaran, Kalimark, Dewan Brewery, Haldiram, Tiger Brewery, Aether Brewery, NEFA Brewery, Wave Breweries, Kals Group and many more.”
KHS and innovation
Talking about the company’s focus on innovation to stay ahead of the competition, Saxena informs us, “KHS and innovation go on a green solution-walk together. Recyclable Laminate Feasibility on KHS Horizontal Form Fill Seal Machine is the newest adaptable solution offered.”
The rebound of the F&B industry post the pandemic
Saxena believes that post-COVID-19, the food, and beverage industry is slowly rebounding, and people are paying greater attention to packing and hygiene. He remarks, “We anticipate rapid growth in this area, considering the recent trend.”
At PackEx 2022
With growing exhibitor and visitor numbers each year, PackEx India has established itself as the most valuable platform for packaging materials and machinery suppliers, and packaging users. PackEx India brings together the best in packaging material and machinery, thus making it the most attractive platform for packaging development professionals and decision makers from across the industry sectors in the Indian sub-continent.
Commenting about the trade show and explaining how it helps them achieve their goals, Saxena says, “This expo would provide a forum for us to communicate with our new potential, discuss packaging trends, and inform them of the benefits of utilizing KHS technology for their brand's profitability and dependability.”
At PackEx, KHS Machinery is exhibiting its K-series HFFS machine, which has a complete stainless-steel frame with quick change over from one pack size to another through HMI.
Saxena said that the KHS team expects to speak with as many potential clients as possible and explain its proven packaging method to them.
Insights into future plans
Saxena said that KHS’s goal is to provide KHS trustworthy solutions with tailored solutions to as many businesses as possible. “Our flexible packaging end-of-line solution now includes a method for packing a pouch in a shipper using Cobot technologies,” he signs off.
Eager to learn more about the company? Get your curiosity satiated by the KHS team and witness their innovative products at Booth No. G 95 from 14 to 16 September, 2022 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
Register now to visit the most awaited trade show of the F&B industry and gain knowledge with its interesting line-up of seminars, workshops, and live demonstrations of equipment too!