About Essel Propack


Essel Propack, is the largest specialty packaging global company, manufacturing laminated plastic tubes catering to the FMCG and Pharma space. Employing over 3000+ people representing 25 different nationalities, Essel Propack functions through 20 state of the art facilities and in Ten countries, selling circa 8 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year.

Essel Propack is the world’s largest manufacturer of laminated plastic tubes with units operating across countries such as USA, Mexico, Colombia, Poland, Germany, UK, Egypt, Russia, China, Philippines 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.


Our vision serves to guide us, now and in the future, as an ideal that we hold close to our hearts.

To be an extraordinary company, global leader and pioneer in sustainable packaging solutions for the world.


Our mission articulates how we will go about achieving our vision and is more tangible in nature.

Essel will be the global packaging partner of choice, focused on delivering innovative and sustainable end-to-end solutions with a strong focus on customer delight. We will be a place where passion, empowerment and creativity are valued and balanced with strong work-ethic and a commitment to corporate social responsibility. We will work together to create and deliver extraordinary value for all stakeholders.


Our brand values are at our very core and serve as guiding lights as to what is important to us as a business and how we act. They serve to guide our approach when it comes to all things brand and business.


A relentless attitude towards all that we do, inspiring us to strive towards the highest standards always.


Always braving the way forward, to spur constant and continued growth in all of our endeavours.


Redefining what is truly possible through imagination, transforming the potential of exciting ideas into reality, constantly.

Customer Delight

Striving to constantly surpass expectations, we work hard to exceed in all that we do and deliver our best at all times.


The cornerstone of our multiple relationships, internal and external, derived and strengthened from our actions that reflect strong character.


Always nimble and responsive in thought and action, we ensure that we are quick-footed and adaptable, never losing out on what’s really important.

Safety & Responsibility

A commitment we hold to the highest standards, ensuring the betterment of internal and external stakeholders, a trait that we refuse to compromise upon.


Essel is the first company that introduced laminated tubes to India and has witnessed exponential growth since it was started over 30 years ago. Having adopted a specialized approach towards creating packaging solutions for a diversity of industry segments, the company has earned respect and credibility across the globe. Essel caters to some of the most respected names in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and healthcare segments.

  • Essel was founded.
  • Manufacturing facility built in India for the production of laminates and laminated tubes.
  • First step towards becoming a global player with the setting up of an overseas plant in Egypt.
  • Opening of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Guangzhou, China.
  • Setting up a joint venture in Dresden, Germany.
  • Acquiring of Propack, a worldwide laminated tube business.
  • Entry into the United States with the setting up of a greenfield facility for laminated tubes in Danville.
  • Acquiring of Arista Tubes, UK – a leading manufacturer of seamless plastic tubes, renaming the company Essel Propack, UK.
  • Commercial operations begin in Russia. Acquiring of the laminated tubes manufacturing company, Telcon Packaging in UK (now part of Essel Propack, UK) and setting up of a manufacturing facility in Nalagarh, India.
  • With the acquisition of Tacpro Inc., USA and Avalon Medical Services, Singapore, both manufacturers of catheters and balloons, Essel Propack enters the Medical Devices business. Essel Propack sets up a co-extruded plastic tubes plant in Poland under the banner of Arista Tubes, UK. Essel Propack acquires Packaging India, one of the largest manufacturers of specialty packaging materials in India. Commercial production of co-extruded plastic tubes begins in Danville, Virginia, USA, through the facilities at Arista Tubes Inc.
  • Large-scale production of co-extruded plastic tubes begins in Poland under the brand name of Arista Tubes. The second manufacturing plant of Packaging India Pvt. Ltd., located in Uttaranchal, begins commercial production of Specialty Packaging.
  • Starts a new greenfield plant in Tianjin city, North East China, located within customer premises.
  • Opening of Essel’s 25th manufacturing plant at Suzhou, China. Starts in-plant operation in Sanand, India and in CP facility.
  • Essel Open’s New World Class Facility at Vapi,India.
  • Essel Propack starts commercial production at a new unit in Assam making it a strategic site for our customers in the North East of India.


Essel manufactures laminated plastic tubes and specialty packaging in its 25 state-of-the-art facilities located across 12 countries. With the effective implementation of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and HMP (Harmonized Manufacturing Policy), Essel attains the best industry efficiencies at all its manufacturing units.

The Analytical Labs at the Creativity & Innovation centers house technologically advanced instruments that are used in identifying and mapping polymers and polymer compounds and also to track impurities. These facilities are well-equipped with a complete range of instrumentation systems measuring the mechanical properties of tubes and tube laminates.

Essel has developed sophisticated laboratories, which assist in all inspections by simulating and measuring barrier properties of film, laminate and finished tubes. The laboratories are also capable of simulating various measures of temperature and relative humidity, to gauge their influence on the barrier properties of tubes.

Our research centers consist of technologically advanced environmental chambers at the Sensory & Microbiology Lab to re-create real life test conditions. These high-tech machines also possess an inbuilt artificial Sun and Flooding System. The facilities assist the team in developing products of various styles, shapes, sizes and dimensions based on customer requirements.