Dow Pack Studios Mumbai – Fostering Packaging
Innovation with Collaboration
Dow Pack Studios Mumbai (Pack Studios Mumbai) accelerates sustainable packaging innovation for India’s industries by facilitating collaboration across the value chain. Whether you are a brand owner or converter or from industries like automobile and textile, we offer you a creative space where you can connect with our packaging experts to ideate and validate packaging solutions that are right for your business.
Making an impact with a sustainable advantage
Since 2018, Pack Studios Mumbai has continuously accelerated regional application development projects. To date, our facilities have hosted over 50 customers for specific project discussions and trials.
These collaborations have led to multiple success cases across India within the last few years. In 2020, waste management company Lucro partnered with Dow, using Pack Studios Mumbai to develop and launch polyethylene (PE) film solutions using PCR plastics. The partnership will help divert 6,000 tons of waste from the environment, creating new business opportunities with sustainable practices that result in cleaner communities.
Bring your ideas to life with the latest packaging technology
Our center is equipped with the latest packaging technology, allowing you to conceptualize, develop and test ideas on-site from one of the most centralized locations in India. Pack Studios Mumbai possesses multiple fabrication lines, physical testing equipment and leading characterization technologies. We support external customers and internal scientists covering every step of the packaging process, from product validation and application development to packaging innovation and recyclability research that support sustainability goals.
Our focus areas are next generation polyolefin and barrier structures for multiple packaging applications, including all PE laminates, recycle ready barrier films and structures with PCR.
At Pack Studios Mumbai, you can drive innovation by prototyping your ideas with our broad machines and technological capabilities:
Fabrication & Converting
- Pilot Scale – 7-Layer Blown Film Line
- Industrial Scale - Adhesive Laminator
Physical Properties & Application Testing
- Mechanical Properties: Tensile, Puncture, Tear, Dart Impact, Bond strength, Modulus
- Optical Properties: Haze, Clarity, Gloss
- Sealing Properties: Hot Tack and Heat Seal
- Barrier Properties Testing
- Others: COF, Temperature & Humidity Chamber, Lab Laminator / K Bar Coater
Characterization & Analytical Testing (shared capabilities with Corporate Analytical Lab)
- Thermal properties: Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
- Microscope: Optical Microscope, Microtome
- Chemical analysis: Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Gas Chromatography (GC)
Collaborate, innovate and accelerate at Pack Studios Mumbai. Contact us to schedule a session with our experts.