- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDONESIA - Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA has officially opened a production facility in Indonesia to aid its growth strategy for Southeast Asia.
INDIA – BASF is promoting compostable and biodegradable waste bags made from its ecovio-branded bioplastic as a smart way to manage organic waste in India.
UK – The packaging design for the latest addition to the Warner Edwards portfolio, Victoria’s Rhubarb Gin, is a sophisticated tale of the spirit’s royal background.
MALAYSIA – Domestic plastic foodservice packaging manufacturer SCGM Bhd is investing over US$3.41 million (RM 11 million) to increase its production capacity by 20%.
SINGAPORE - US private equity firm KKR & Co L.P. has completed its acquisition of Singapore-listed bulk transport packaging company Goodpack Ltd.
VIETNAM – Berli Jucker Plc (BJC) has announced its intent to invest as much as US$30.98 million (BHT 1 billion) to expand its retail network in Vietnam, on top of its recent EUR 655 million acquisition of Metro Cash &…
NETHERLANDS - Dutch company Hero, part of the Swiss based Hero Group, is now packaging its newly introduced ‘Hero’ Fairtrade juices in combidome from SIG Combibloc.
INDONESIA – Pact Group Holdings Ltd is considering the acquisition of major Indonesian rigid plastics packaging converter Dynapack Asia, and is currently conducting due diligence.
GLOBAL – Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) intends to divest, discontinue or merge more than half of its brands globally as part of its restructuring strategy to focus on its top 70 to 80 brands.
CHINA – Six senior executives at Shanghai Husi Food have been formally arrested and charged with producing and selling counterfeit products, in the latest action taken by authorities in the expired meat scandal.
NETHERLANDS - Restaurants can now select a more sustainable paper cup to serve their cold drinks in, thanks to a new coating technology made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles.
CHINA – Haver Technologies, a German packing and screening machinery manufacturer for the raw material processing industry, has set up in a new location in China.