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SE ASIA - In our exclusive interview with David Martin - Avery Dennison’s Vice President, General Manage, Materials Group ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, Martin analyses the current state of the labels and packaging markets in Southeast Asia, the demand trends of brand owners and converters, and discusses the big...Read more
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND - Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has signed an agreement with Colgate-Palmolive Company to acquire its entire range of laundry detergents and pre-wash brands in Australia and New Zealand.
ASIA - Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) has appointed Tim Connors as president of O-I Asia Pacific.
JAPAN – Global hair care brand Dove has re-launched in Japan with new packaging that repositions the brand at a more premium level with a warmer and more feminine aesthetic.
CHINA - PolyOne Corporation has officially opened its new Asia Innovation Center in Shanghai, China, which enables collaborative innovation, accelerates application development and increases speed-to-market for customers in the Asia Pacific region.
INDIA - The Indian government has introduced draft Plastic Waste management and handling legislation, that when implemented before the end of 2015, will ban all non-compostable or biodegradable plastic packaging.
ASIA – HP has appointed Mike Boyle as its new head of HP GSB (Graphic Services Business) in Asia Pacific and Japan.
UK – A new glass polymer material packaging solution now provides brand owners with an authentic alternative to glass with all the benefits of rigid plastics.
INDIA – Henkel has started construction of a new 20,000 square metres adhesive factory in Kurkumbh, near Pune, India.
GLOBAL – Bosch Packaging Technology says it remained on a growth path in 2014, with sales revenue for the fiscal year up by a nominal growth rate of 6.3% to around EUR 1.18 billion. Meanwhile, order intake for 2014 was…
CHINA – Asian countries, in particular China, is expected to dominate global wine consumption in the next three years, according to a recent study by wine economists.
US – Overcoming packaging material compatibility issues, eco-friendly household, fabric, and personal care products brand owner Method Products has become the first company to introduce a liquid laundry bottle made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET resin.
INDIA – Bosch Packaging Technology and Klenzaids Contamination Controls Pvt Ltd have received approval from antitrust authorities for a joint venture in India for liquid pharmaceuticals and packaging machines for clean-room environments.