- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CANADA – The Canadian government has introduced a new guideline on labelling of halal food products which require that halal claims on food labels, packaging or advertising materials must include the entire name of the certifying body or person, to…
INDIA – Henkel is partnering with Comexi Group to open a flexible packaging training academy for India, Middle East and Africa, promoting knowledge in laminating processes and optimizing machinery performance by using all elements involved in the production cycle.
JAPAN – Every square metre of the 51,380 m2 exhibition space has been fully booked for Asia’s largest packaging exhibition: TOKYO PACK 2014.
AUSTRALIA – New technology that uses the consumable liquid instead of compressed air to hydraulically form and fill the container on one machine simultaneously promises to dramatically simplifies the manufacture of rigid plastic containers for a wide range of consumer…
MALAYSIA – Plastics packaging manufacturers in Malaysia are reporting stronger sales performance, as export demand for plastic packaging continues to boom since the second half of last year.
CHINA – BASF has invested €90 million to build additional R&D buildings and auxiliary facilities at its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China.
CHINA - General Mills has opened its first innovation, technology and quality center in China, signalling a commitment to drive greater innovation and investment in one of the company’s largest growth markets.
AUSTRALIA - The ready to drink (RTD) Jack Daniel’s secondary packaging for Australia features a bold new packaging design that is confident and modern.
INDIA – US industrial conglomerate TriMas Corporation has acquired Indian spraying and dispensing systems manufacturer Lion Holdings Pvt Ltd for US$27 million cash payment.
NEW ZEALAND – Australian contract manufacturer GMP Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd is opening a second canning line for its infant formula products in Auckland, New Zealand.
CHINA – Retail sales in China is expected to hit US$2.931 trillion in 2014, up 8.8% over the previous year, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit.
EUROPE – The European Commission (EC) has adopted a circular economy strategy proposal to establish a common and coherent EU framework to promote the circular economy.