Parikh Packaging, based in the state of Gujarat, India, provides flexible packaging such as stand-up pouches, side gusset bag, spout pouch, packaging rolls, wicket pouches and lidding film across food, pharmaceutical and FMCG sectors. It has a wide-ranging customer base in India, UK, US, Middle East and African countries. The company is expanding its Gujarat facility and plans to invest Rs450m-500m by 2014-2015. Post expansion the facility will have the capacity to manufacture 800t of packaging material per month. It is targeting a turnover of Rs1,500m by 2012-2013 and aims to become one of the top five packaging companies in India. The company currently exports around 30% of its products to the US, Europe, UK and Canada. It has been growing at an average rate of 40% over the past three years. It is currently planning to launch a side zipper pouch, a worldwide patented product - Baggiz, for the first time in India. The company follows strict standard operating procedures and is also certified as ISO 9001:2000. The Gujarat facility is built over an area of 45,000ft². It has three units and houses all, printing and packaging systems under one roof. The packaging plant is equipped with high speed Roto Gravure printing machines, solvent and solvent-less base lamination machines, multi-layer blown film extrusion line, and slitting, rewinding and doctoring machines. The facility is also equipped with stand-up, zipper and central seal pouching machines.