Joint President, Packaging, Uflex
Jeevaraj Pillai is a Mechanical Engineer and a postgraduate in Business administration. He has over 34 years of experience in Packaging which covers the entire spectrum of packaging technology.
On the sustainability front, he has been working for the past 10 years on addressing the issue of the damage caused to the Environment by plastic litter, by implementing various measures including Recycling of Multi-Layer Plastics. He has been actively involved in the development of a viable Bio-degradable option for the packaging industry including that under Litter conditions and Mono-Polymer based barrier and non-barrier laminate structures. His contribution in implementing the Energy Curing Technology in flexible packaging has resulted in a substantial reduction in carbon footprint.
He has presented papers on Sustainability, Plastic Packaging & Environment, Moving towards a circular economy, Application of E-beam Technology for curing, and Mono-Polymer based flexible packaging materials, to name a few. He is one of the co-founders of PPRDC which exclusively works on sustainable solutions to plastic waste issues.
He has also won awards from AIMCAL, FPA, and Dupont for sustainable developments.