- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA - When it comes to bureaucracy anywhere in the world, it is often thought that the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing – the bigger the bureaucracy, the bigger the hands, and the bigger the…
JAPAN/RUSSIA – Barcode printing, labelling and RFID solutions provider SATO Holdings is expanding its business network outside of Japan, and has acquired the majority 75% share in Russian label manufacturer Okil Holding JSC.
JAPAN/TURKEY – Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co Ltd is expanding its market presence outside of Japan, with the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Turkey.
JAPAN – Sidel recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Japan, supporting beverage producers in the country and surrounding regions with its PET solutions for liquid packaging.
US – Creating a new category in the highly competitive energy beverage space, Agua Enerviva, a new concept in naturally-energizing beverages, has launched in lightweight, hot fill containers that deliver a highly attractive and eye-catching look which stands out on…
CHINA – Cosmetics packaging converter World Wide Packaging LLC (WWP) has opened a packaging tube manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China.
INDIA/CHINA – The Indian Printing Packing and Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPAMA) is asking the government to increase the import duties on second hand printing and packaging equipment from China.
SOUTH KOREA – In 2014, South Korean cosmetics exports increased 50.4% over the previous year to hit US$1.92 billion, according to the Yonhap News agency.
INDIA – UK manufacturer of quality control tools for the security, flexible packaging, labels and corrugated sectors Troika Systems has appointed Flexo Image Graphics (FIG) as its representative agent in the Indian sub-continent.
GERMANY - After 2016, drupa will switch to a three-year cycle, running in May of 2019, 2022 and 2025.
US – MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) and Rock-Tenn Company are merging to create a global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value of US$16 billion.
ASIA – In line with its ambition to grow and increase earnings, Arla Foods is integrating its markets in China and Southeast Asia into a new regional market unit called Business Unit Asia.