- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA - Phillips-Medisize Corporation has opened its new design and development center in Suzhou, China.
JAPAN – Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd (SBF) is purchasing Japan Tobacco Inc (JT)’s vending machine business, in a country where vending machines can be found on most busy streets and a significant portion of beverage sales is made through…
CHINA – Demand for premium milk products is increasing in China with 36% of urban Chinese consumers spending more on premium milk in the six months to January 2014.
GERMANY – Designed to resemble an electric guitar, the new glass bottle manufactured for Puig’s “Rock! by Shakira“ fragrance is a unique bottle design that stands out.
THAILAND – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) has concluded its acquisition of Bangkok Polyester Public Company Limited (BPC), completing the synergistic move across the PTA and PET value chain and the Japanese market.
INDIA – Indian doctor blade manufacturer Mona Equipments has officially opened its new factory in Noida, the company’s fourth in the state.
VIETNAM – Anheuser Busch InBev has opened its first brewery in Vietnam, in the southern province of Binh Duong.
CHINA – Zhuhai Zhongfu Enterprise Co, a major domestic bottler maker for The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo Inc in China, says it will not be able to fully repay a bond due 28 May.
VIETNAM/EUROPE – Vietnam’s largest dairy company Vinamilk is currently negotiating the acquisition of a milk processing plant in Europe.
PHILIPPINES – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is offering labelling and packaging assistance to micro-enterprises in Negros Occidental to help them grow their businesses.
US – Pantone has created the first-ever character-branded colour inspired by the Minions from the Despicable Me global animation film franchise.
THAILAND – PTTGC is expected to finalise plans for another two manufacturing facilities worth a combined US$1.2 billion by the third quarter of this year.