An ISO 9001:2000 certified company offering an array of highly effective Integrated Packaging Solutions like Vertical Form Fill & Seal Machines, Allied Equipment and Pick-Fill-Seal Solutions, Baling Machines, Collation Solutions, Strip Folding and Collating, Carton Packing Machine, Dairy Plants, etc...
With more than 30 years of rich packaging experience, Nichrome India Ltd. has carved a niche in the global market for packaging solutions. Established in 1948, the company has grown manifold since its inception, and established as a renowned manufacturer, exporter and supplier of world class packaging products. We have successfully acquired a wide base of global customers and export our products to Asia, Africa, Middle East, USA and member countries of SAARC and CIS. We offer end-to-end packaging solutions to our customers and are proud of our 4000 installations in 40 countries all over the world.
Our company is certified under the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality management practices and ISO 22000:2005 for food safety management system that exceeds the requirements of HACCP. We have also been duly awarded for our excellent performance in the industry. We received the Pacmachine awards conferred by IIP (1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008) and the Export Excellence award conferred by Government of India (1994).
We offer a wide spectrum of highly reliable packaging solutions that comprises Vertical Form Fill & Seal Machines, Allied Equipment and Pick-Fill-Seal Solutions, Baling Machines, Collation Solutions, Strip Folding and Collating, Carton Packing Machine, Dairy Plants, etc. Our proficient designers and engineers are apt at designing and developing need specific customized solutions for our clients. Further, we provide a special team of service personnel that caters to more complex assignments of installations and commissioning, retro-fitment jobs and service supports. Owing to our consistent efforts to grow further, we have gained the membership of prestigious organizations like Indian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (IPMMI) and Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP).
the year 1948, a year after India gained its Independence, Mr. Vinayak
Ramchandra Paranjape set the foundation of our company 'Nichrome Metal
Works'. Initially the company was engaged in the production of wires
that are required for the heating elements. Following is a synopsis of
the story of our growth and success:
the early years our company manufactured varied products like
Nichrome wires, Window Grills, Rolling shutters, Aluminum
ornamental castings etc.
gaining a considerable position in the market, the company
gradually expanded its horizons by taking over various structural
contracts like Keymore ACC plant expansion, Overhead Tanks at HLL
Pimpri, Petrol Tanks for oil depot, etc.
was the year when the company faced one of the worst natural
calamities. The Panshet dam situated on the outskirts of Pune
burst resulting into massive flood in Mutha River. The company
being situated at the banks of the river was flooded completely.
Most of its capital resources were washed away along with the
building itself. But, with the leadership of Mr. V.R.Paranjape, a
sincere and dexterous team and the support of the business
associates, Nichrome came out of this disaster like a Phoenix.
has been the golden era of contracting for the company. Nichrome
successfully completed various prestigious contracting
era also witnessed the sad demise of the founder of Nichrome, Mr.
V.R.Paranjape. After the demise of Mr.Paranjape, an enterprising
youth came forward to successfully shoulder the responsibility of
the company. Mr. S.V.Joshi's vision and his thirst for innovation,
took the company to a new direction and then came the era of
first indigenous Hank Yarn Mercerizing Machine was developed. The
first step into a new world of automatic machine manufacturing
gave us a new confidence and courage to experiment and explore.
This was the time when white revolution came our way. Taking into
consideration the limitations of packing, storage and transport of
milk bottles, as well as their recycling and huge requirement of
fresh water for sterilization of bottles, the Government initially
decided to import the pouching machines. But later an appeal was
made to the Indian Industrialists to come forward. Mr.
P.B.Paranjape, an innovative engineer and one of the partners of
the company accepted the challenge. He put in his technical
excellence and all the hard work along with his design and
production team and the first milk-pouching machine, which was
later named "FILPACK", was produced.
first Filpack machine was commissioned at Kurla Dairy, Mumbai.
The technology of the Clutch-Break mechanism, which was the key of
the FFS machine, was stabilized along with the design of two
models of the Filpack machine. These machinery were successfully
commissioned at various dairies all over India.
this year, our Solid packing machine was introduced. The first FFS
machine called "AUTOWRAP" meant for powder packing, was
developed. Due to precision weighing ability of this equipment, it
was widely accepted by the market, specially in the tea sector.
joined hands with Voltas for gaining marketing expertise.
Integrated packaging system- Material Handling Peripherals was
developed for Procter & Gamble Group. Automatic jar filling
line, complete with tagger sealing, cap screwing and date coding
mechanism was developed for 'Anickspray' milk powder for Procter &
Gamble. Automatic high speed Inhaler assembly line was also
manufactured for P&G Group.
series of Wing machines was developed for the small and dedicated
quantities. The biggest export order from Russia for a record US $
1.5 millions for 39 machines was received.
chose Nichrome as a joint venture partner and invested in the
company . The liquid filling machines based on NichromeÃ¢s liquid
filling technology were exported to 30 countries.
buys back its share and export rights and company was renamed as
Nichrome India Ltd. The Joshi family buys out the other partner
family (Paranjape). Mr Harish Joshi joins the management and board
of the company.
markets of Africa, SAARC countries, Middle East were established
which helped company tide over the recession in Indian market.
Company adopted the product segment strategy and focused on few
key technologies. New high speed solid machines like multitrack,
stickpack, stand up pouch development were completed. Development
of Next generation Autowrap machinesÃ¢ called Excel range was
initiated. Company strengthened its vendor network, reduced cycle
times and developed ability to scale up production. Company
adopted the MRP- software based procurement system, state of the
art 3-D modeling design software. Aseptic Packing technology
development programme was launched with international experts.
achieved a sustained growth of 30%+ for 4 consecutive years.
Path-breaking developmentÃ¢ Nichrome Aseptic Pouch Packing System
for long shelf life milk and juices was completely developed.
First installation of Aseptic Pouch Packing System at Thorat Dairy
It is the top management of an organization that sets the direction of its operations, decides upon the core values to be followed and influences its internal environment. Our management is a group of visionaries who not only manage people but lead them to the unknown and unthinkable heights.
Mr. S.V.Joshi (Chairman)
Under the exemplary guidance and support of Mr. S. V. Joshi, we have successfully reached to the top of the packaging industry. He has been the president of Indo American Chamber of Commerce- Pune Chapter, and the Chairman of Quality CircleÃ¢ Pune Chapter. He is actively engaged in the work of social organizations like the Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust and the Swa-Roop Vardhini. Also, he is the current President of the Old Scout Association.
Mr. Harish. P. Joshi (Managing Director)
The direction of Mr. Harish P. Joshi has always led us to the successful achievement of our goals and objectives. He is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Engineering, Pune and has done his General Management Education Programme from IIM, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Vaibhav Modak (President Marketing)
We own the immense popularity of our products and services to the sincere efforts of our Marketing Head, Mr. Vaibhav Modak. He is a Mechanical Engineer from C.O.E.P with a degree in Business Management and post graduation in International Trade from IIFT, Delhi.
Mr. Nitin Mane (President-Operations)
Mr. Nitin Mane has set strong methodologies and implemented effective techniques that result into flawless operations. He is a graduate in mechanical engineer with post graduate diploma in business management and has 20 year's of vast experience in engineering & process industries.
Products OfferedWe are an acclaimed manufacturer, exporter and supplier of a premium range of effective packaging solutions. Our range of packaging machines is used for packaging of solid, liquid and viscous, food or non-food products. These have been used to handle more than 100 types of products such as- grains, sugar, coffee, tea oil, ready-to drink liquids, spices, flour, milk and milk powder and milk products, detergents, pesticides, etc. We have also developed qualitative and trendy solution of specialty Barrier and Non-barrier films for some of our packaging systems. Following are the products offered by us:
- Vertical Form Fill & Seal Machines
- Allied Equipment and Pick-Fill-Seal Solutions
- Baling Machines
- Collation Solutions
- Strip Folding and Collating
- Carton Packing Machine
- Dairy Plants
- UHT Processing Plant
- Filpack Aseptic Pouch Packing system.
Quality is an indispensable part of our work ethics. We are an ISO certified company and follow stringent quality management programmes. Our efforts are always in the direction of achieving total quality in all our operations, processes and activities. With more than 30 years of expertise in design, development and manufacturing, we offer packaging machines that are highly efficient, accurate, reliable, operator friendly and durable. We have set up a fully integrated factory with R&D facilities. Our researchers undertake regular experiments and studies to maintain an innovative edge in our production technology and techniques that results into a superlative product range. The machines manufactured at our facility are thoroughly tested in the in house quality control lab in order to assure total value to the customers. All our machines can be customized as per the requirements of the customers. Our efficient Service Support ensure that the machines work round the clock anywhere in the world.
We have set up a world class modern manufacturing unit that spreads over 8 acres of land at 'Shrimal', about 40 km south of Pune. The well equipped facility has more than 150 skilled employees for managing the processes of planning, engineering, supply chain, machine assembly, testing, commissioning and service. We follow Lean - Line manufacturing concept wherein our proficient teams are responsible from execution to customer support functions. Our corporate office is centrally located in Pune and is the control centre of our business.
Our Development centre is recognized by DSIR (Govt. of India) and is equipped with the latest 3D modeling software, product data management facility, parametric designing capability and other design tools. The testing centre is provided with unique facility of actual product filling at Modified Atmospheric conditions especially for hygroscopic products. We also have a special product bank where a variety of products are handled.
We have created a team of highly qualified and experienced engineers to cater to the varied needs of installations and routine back-up service. Our special team of service personnel manages more complex assignments of installations and commissioning, retro-fitment jobs and service supports. The expertise of the service team is also utilized for trial management at the factory. We have expert engineers for different locations such as Delhi , Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Indore and others. For handling the immediate overseas calls we have placed service engineers at CIS countries, Russia, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Middle East and South East Asian countries.