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Insight from Inside Asia: Avery Dennison and the Southeast Asian labels & packaging markets

Insight from Inside Asia: Avery Dennison and the Southeast Asian labels & packaging markets

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...

PolyOne opens new Asia Innovation Center in China

PolyOne opens new Asia Innovation Center in China

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...

Henkel starts building new adhesive plant in India

Henkel starts building new adhesive plant in India

INDIA – Henkel has started construction of a new 20,000 square metres adhesive factory in Kurkumbh, near Pune, India.

Bosch Packaging Technology estimates strong growth with high order intake

Bosch Packaging Technology estimates strong growth with high order intake

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...

Matahari launches new retail format to serve Indonesia’s growing middle-class

Matahari launches new retail format to serve Indonesia’s growing middle-class

INDONESIA – In response to the growth of middle-class consumption in Indonesia, domestic retailer PT Matahari Putra Prima has opened the first outlet of its new upmarket grocery...

Henkel to enter Australia and New Zealand’s laundry market

Henkel to enter Australia and New Zealand’s laundry market

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...

Carrefour implements ambitious expansion strategy for China

Carrefour implements ambitious expansion strategy for China

CHINA – French retailer Carrefour plans to open a total of 15 hypermarkets and three distribution centres in China this year as part of its action plan to...

Nestlé invests US$16m in Chinese ice cream production expansion

Nestlé invests US$16m in Chinese ice cream production expansion

CHINA – Nestlé is strengthening its ice cream business in China with a RMB 100 million (US$16.12 million) investment in its factories in Tianjin and Guangzhou.

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

ASIA – A. Schulman Inc has appointed Tony Daponte as the plastic compounds and resins supplier’s first Research & Development Director Masterbatch for the Asia-Pacific region.

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

ASIA - Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) has appointed Tim Connors as president of O-I Asia Pacific.

HP appoints new head for GSB operations in Asia

HP appoints new head for GSB operations in Asia

ASIA – HP has appointed Mike Boyle as its new head of HP GSB (Graphic Services Business) in Asia Pacific and Japan.

Faerch Plast to build agent network in Australia and New Zealand

Faerch Plast to build agent network in Australia and New Zealand

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND – Danish packaging manufacturer of ready meals Faerch Plast has announced international expansion plans in line with a long-term growth strategy.

Pact Group acquires Australian contract manufacturer and filler for US$61m

Pact Group acquires Australian contract manufacturer and filler for US$61m

AUSTRALIA – Pact Group Holdings Ltd has acquired one of its customers, Jalco Group, for US$61 million (A$80 million).

Bosch sets up Indian liquid pharmaceutical packaging JV with Klenzaids

Bosch sets up Indian liquid pharmaceutical packaging JV with Klenzaids

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...

GualapackGroup strengthens presence in China with acquisitions

GualapackGroup strengthens presence in China with acquisitions

CHINA – Italian flexible packaging manufacturer Gualapack Group is expanding in China with the acquisition of substantially higher stakes in two Chinese flexible packaging companies.

Amcor completes Chinese flexible packaging company acquisition

Amcor completes Chinese flexible packaging company acquisition

CHINA - Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific has completed its acquisition of Zhongshan Tiancai Packaging Company, expanding Amcor’s footprint in China to a total of ten manufacturing plants.

Sustainability Matters

Environmental Legislation

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

24 June, 2015 | Hits:389

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

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.

Sustainable Applications

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

18 June, 2015 | Hits:80

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

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.

Environmental News

APRIL announces a halt to Indonesian deforestation

09 June, 2015 | Hits:209

APRIL announces a halt to Indonesian deforestation

INDONESIA – APRIL (Asia Pacific Resources International) says it will no longer develop forested land or forested peatland, putting a stop to deforestation.

Sustainable Applications

Coke unveils beverage bottle made from 100% biobased PET resin

08 June, 2015 | Hits:151

Coke unveils beverage bottle made from 100% biobased PET resin

US - The Coca-Cola Company (TCC) has introduced what it says is the world’s first PET plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials.

Environmental Legislation

EU issues Directive to reduce plastic shopping bag use

21 May, 2015 | Hits:246

EU issues Directive to reduce plastic shopping bag use

EUROPE – The EU Parliament has voted to implement new legislation that will require EU countries to reduce the use of plastic carrier bags.

Environmental News

Apple expands sustainable projects to protect forestry sources of its product packaging in China

15 May, 2015 | Hits:547

Apple expands sustainable projects to protect forestry sources of its product packaging in China

CHINA – Apple has expanded its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, including a new multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to significantly increase responsibly managed forests across China and protect as much as 1 million acres of responsibly managed working forests which provide fiber for pulp, paper and wood products.

Packaging Design

Graphic & Structural Design

Upscaling and refreshing packaging for vodka brand

30 June, 2015 | Hits:8

Upscaling and refreshing packaging for vodka brand

US - In an effort to meet the needs of consumers and generate excitement for its Pearl Vodka brand, Luxco Inc is upscaling and refreshing its packaging and adding three new flavors. To assist with the packaging aspect of the project, it called upon Saxco International LLC – a US packaging converter for the wine, spirits, beer and food industries.

Graphic & Structural Design

New Dove hair care packaging launch elevates brand offering

24 June, 2015 | Hits:92

New Dove hair care packaging launch elevates brand offering

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.

Material & Innovation

New glass polymer packaging offers rigid plastic benefits with crystal glass clarity

19 June, 2015 | Hits:145

New glass polymer packaging offers rigid plastic benefits with crystal glass clarity

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.

Material & Innovation

New wash-off labels for returnable bottles

16 June, 2015 | Hits:169

New wash-off labels for returnable bottles

SWITZERLAND – H.B. Fuller has launched a new water-based pressure sensitive adhesive that helps beverage producers remove PSA labels during the label wash-off process of returnable bottles.

Packaging Technology

Installations

New sheetfed offset press helps Chinese packaging printer achieve goals

12 June, 2015 | Hits:116

New sheetfed offset press helps Chinese packaging printer achieve goals

CHINA – To further improve print quality and speed up production to meet customer deadlines, Dongguan Xinmao Printing Material Co Ltd recently invested in a five-color sheetfed offset press to help achieve its goals.

Package Converting

Continuous and exact filling process bag after bag

09 June, 2015 | Hits:148

Continuous and exact filling process bag after bag

GERMANY - With the bulk density, flow characteristics and grain distribution of products such as cement, mortar or gypsum - which are filled in bags and packed for delivery to the customer - differing significantly, a packaging system solution is now offering the ability to cater to varying needs.

Installations

Chinese Hengli Group invests in BOPET film production expansion

26 May, 2015 | Hits:193

Chinese Hengli Group invests in BOPET film production expansion

CHINA – As part of the company’s diversification growth strategy, Hengli Group’s subsidiary Yingkou Kanghui Petrochemical Co Ltd made a significant investment that now allows the company to offer BOPET packaging films in a wide thickness range up to 188µm.

Package Converting

KraussMaffei expands injection molding machinery options for Chinese market

21 May, 2015 | Hits:257

KraussMaffei expands injection molding machinery options for Chinese market

CHINA – KraussMaffei Group has expanded its China-manufactured MX injection molding machine series by two clamp sizes to meet increased customer demand.