The founder, chairman and managing director of Uflex Group and a first generation entrepreneur, Ashok Chaturvedi has created a leadership position in the flexible packaging industry with his innovative approach over the last 30 years.
He is the key motivator behind the growth of Uflex Ltd which is India’s largest and fastest-growing flexible packaging company with large capacities of plastic film and packaging products which provide end-to-end flexible packaging solutions.
He is a distinguished first generation entrepreneur who, through his vision, dynamism and passion, has carved a niche for himself in the domestic industrial environment and also sculpted a global reputation for himself and the Uflex Group as the only integrated unit of its kind in the world for flexible packaging. Growing from a small scale operation in 1985 to a multinational having manufacturing base in five countries across the world truly requires strong entrepreneurial skills.
Demonstrating innovative approach and entrepreneurial skills, Chaturvedi applied the latest international technologies for tailoring and designing packing material which adapted to the needs of the customers, winning markets globally. Inspired by the customers’ needs for quality, prompt delivery and service, he decided to integrate backwards in the manufacture of polyester film, BOPP and co-extruded films, Gravure printing cylinders, inks, adhesives and pet chips. This ensured the excellent quality of the product and timely delivery to the customer. Chaturvedi’s strategic thinking, great vision and effective planning has led to a rise in the success graph of Uflex Limited.
His long term strategies to arrest and counter the adversities by way of aggressive marketing network, improving operational efficiencies, cutting down the cost to the lowest level without compromising in terms of quality and services to the customers are the key drivers for overcoming an adverse business environment.
He is the recipient of ‘Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award’ at APEA 2010 and has also been awarded with ‘Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award & Quality Brands’ for individual achievement and intellectual excellence.