Huhtamaki PPL has received Closure Directions from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for its manufacturing activities on November 20, 2018 and take all precautionary measures for safe closure in relation to its Thane Plant under Section 33(A) of Water (Prevention & Control Pollution) Act 1974 and under Section 31 of the Air (Prevention & Control Pollution) Act 1981 Hazardous & Other Waste (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules 2016 alleging violation of Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products (Manufacture, Usage, Sale, Transport, Handling and Storage) Notification dated March 23, 2018 and Maharashtra Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act 2006.
The company has filed a Writ Petition in the Bombay High Court on November 21, 2018 challenging and setting aside the Closure Direction.
Huhtamaki PPL is a company specializing in flexible packaging and packaging solutions. The company manufactures flexible laminates, films, specialized pouches, cartons, tube laminates, labels, shrink sleeves, rotogravure cylinders, packaging machinery etc. It caters to customers across sectors ranging from food and beverages, personal care to pharmaceuticals, industrial products etc.