The new Avery Dennison I.Lab, located in Pune, India, is an interactive facility that provides customers and partners with hands-on experiences, live demonstrations and technical support, to help converters and partners explore the opportunities surrounding intelligent label solutions and RFID adoption.
Pankaj Bhardwaj, senior director and general manager, Avery Dennison, South Asia, Avery Dennison, says, "We are thrilled to be the third global I.Lab in India. Through I.Lab, we are well-positioned to advance the creation, delivery and adoption of intelligent label solutions for businesses in various industries."
Modeled after its first concept lab in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands, this new I.Lab is designed to demonstrate how Avery Dennison’s intelligent labeling technology can bring any item to digital life, catering to multiple industries including aviation, apparel, beauty, and food. By connecting the physical and digital world through unique item-level digital identities, businesses can benefit from improved inventory management and increased efficiencies throughout the supply chain. "Tomorrow’s business requires smarter solutions that bring positive changes to the way we live, work and play. This investment in I.Lab reaffirms our commitment to spearhead co-creations of innovative solutions for tomorrow’s needs with our customers, partners and other stakeholders, in our communities across this region," explains Anil Sharma, vice president and general manager, Avery Dennison, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa.
"This new I.Lab is set to pioneer change and accelerate the development of intelligent labels that will bind the digital and real worlds together. Here in Pune, India, the I.Lab will be further augmented by our strong R&D capabilities at the Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Centre (ADIKC) as we collaborate with customers and partners to develop more advanced intelligent labeling solutions across various industries," adds Marcel Cote, strategic marketing director, Avery Dennison, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa.