- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
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.
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.
MYANMAR – With very limited production capacity for pharmaceuticals and medicine, Myanmar is meeting most of its demand with imports from other Asian countries such as India.
JAPAN – Valued at US$59.4 billion annually, Japan’s packaging technology sector is being challenged by the demands of a new consumer demographic landscape and the need for increasingly competitive brand product differentiation, according to the latest market report by EP…
AUSTRALIA – San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has expanded its packaging business in Australasia with the acquisition of an Australia wine packaging converter, Vinocor Worldwide Direct Pty Ltd.
THAILAND – Counterfeits in Thailand are increasingly refilling genuine packaging and containers with fake products, and passing the foods as genuine commodities.
EUROPE – The EU Parliament has voted to implement new legislation that will require EU countries to reduce the use of plastic carrier bags.
CHINA – KraussMaffei Group has expanded its China-manufactured MX injection molding machine series by two clamp sizes to meet increased customer demand.
CHINA - Royal FrieslandCampina NV and China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company Limited have established their joint venture after receiving anti-trust clearance and after completion of the other conditions.
CHINA – The Chinese government is currently consulting industry on a draft amendment to its food contact material standard GB 9685.
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND – Danish packaging manufacturer of ready meals Faerch Plast has announced international expansion plans in line with a long-term growth strategy.
CHINA - Chinese flexo plate trade shop Sinwa has entered the label printing business with its investment in a letterpress plate-making system.