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Essel Propack Acclaimed as Most Preferred Supplier by GlaxoSmithKline (China)

Recognized as ‘2014 Outstanding Collaboration Supplier’ by GSK (China) for oral care

Feb 17, 2015   16:28 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Essel Packaging (Guangzhou) Ltd., Essel Propack’s (NSE: ESSELPACK, BSE: 500135) China arm has been recognized as ’2014 Outstanding Collaboration Supplier’ by global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on 27th January 2015 at Tianjin, China.


The maiden certification has been awarded to Essel Propack after GSK’s annual supplier performance evaluation by considering a five-point criterion of – Assurance of supply, Quality, Cost, Service and Innovation. Essel Propack China was rated maximum score in 4 out of 5 of these criteria.


Essel Propack China has a long standing supplier relationship with GSK in China which dates back to 2008, when it started supply to Australia, followed by China in 2011. In 2014, Essel Propack China also started serving GSK in ASEAN markets.


This award has been conferred to EPL China for outstanding work delivered for their premium ‘Sensodyne’ brand among all suppliers to GSK across categories.


The company sees huge growth potential in China due to which it inaugurated its fifth plant in the country in Suzhou (East China) for the non-oral care category in December 2014. With this award, EPL is confident of gaining more wallet share from existing clients in oral care, while adding new customers in the non-oral care category. 


Statement from Ram Ramasamy, President, International Business, Essel Propack Limited:

“We at Essel Propack are elated to receive this recognition from a renowned MNC like GSK. GSK as we all know follows highest standards of Code of Conduct in supply chain and evaluation. Emerging as their most preferred supplier in China is critical to our success in this market.”


About Essel Propack Ltd:

Essel Propack, part of the USD 2.4 billion Essel Group, with turnover of over USD 350 million, is the largest specialty packaging global company, manufacturing laminated plastic tubes catering to the FMCG and Pharma space. Employing over 2600 people representing 25 different nationalities, Essel Propack functions through 25 state of the art facilities in eleven countries, selling more than 6 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year.


Holding Oral Care market share of 33% in volume terms globally, Essel Propack is the world’s largest manufacturer with units operating across countries such as USA, Mexico, Colombia, Poland, Germany, Egypt, Russia, China, Philippines, Indonesia and India. These facilities cater to diverse categories that include brands in Beauty & Cosmetics, Pharma & Health, Food, Oral and Home, offering customized solutions through continuously pioneering first-in-class innovations in materials, technology and processes.

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