Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Presents First Alcan Packaging University Seminar in India

Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, conducted its first Indian Alcan Packaging University (APU) seminar at the Fariyas Resort, Lonavala, October 8-9. The APU seminar addressed both brand name and generic pharmaceutical product
manufacturers. A tour of the new Alcan Packaging Chakan facility, inaugurated in October 2008, was also included.

“Our Chakan plant is key to providing high-level service to our Indian partners, making it the perfect location to share our expertise with our customers,” said Lionel Lob, president, Pharma Flexibles, Glass and Emerging Markets, Alcan Packaging. “With its excellent reputation, high-quality products, state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, and experienced workforce, Chakan is well-equipped to meet the needs of the world’s top branded and generic pharmaceutical companies.”

Mr. Tapan Ray, director general of the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India, was the event's keynote speaker.

APU has already been rolled out in various European and North American countries. Launched in Europe in 2006, APU seminars have provided a forum for training and sharing expertise among Alcan Packaging customers internationally.

Alcan Packaging delivers multi-material innovative solutions to customers around the world for the food, pharmaceutical,
beauty, and tobacco markets. Headquartered in Paris, France, Alcan Packaging has 130 facilities in 31 countries.


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