Indian container business slowly returns to normal
According to Pawan Bhardwaj, Senior Vice President at Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd, despite the major challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic, India’s leading glass packaging manufacturer has successfully managed to operate its plants throughout, albeit at reduced capacities, with reduced manpower and in the face of several difficulties.
“In line with other industries, many Indian glass plants were inactive but now, approximately 65% of manufacturers have resumed operations and the remainder will restart in the coming days” he confirmed. Most major customers have restarted their businesses on a part-time basis and are currently running at some 50% capacity.
“We are in the process of reviewing and fine tuning our business strategy in the changed scenario of Covid-19 and its impact” Mr Bhardwaj added.
Image: Pawan Bhardwaj, HNGIL Senior Vice President (inset), together with Sanjay Somany, Chairman (right) and Bharat Somany, Executive Director.