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Graphic Packaging completes acquisition of Colorpak

Colorpak
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND -
Graphic Packaging Holding Company has completed its acquisition of Colorpak through its wholly owned subsidiary, Graphic Packaging International Australia Pty Limited.

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Thought Leaders from the Packaging Supply Chain

Rengo Rides the Retail Revolution:rengo lightweight rrp solution

Kiyoshi Otsubo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, RENGO, in conversation with Publisher Stuart Hoggard

Arguably Asia's largest corrugated carton manufacturer, Rengo aims to revolutionise the Japanese retail sector with a new format of Retail Ready Packaging.

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2015

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2015
GLOBAL –
The top 10 global consumer trends for 2015 highlight increased consumer demand for products and services that maximise their time and money and combine multiple needs.

Stora Enso appoints Australian distributor

Stora Enso
AUSTRALIA –
Stora Enso has appointed BJ Ball Papers as its distributor for packaging boards and papers for consumer goods and industrial packaging in Australia.

P&G to exit 90 to 100 brands globally

P&G Beauty products
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.

Bringing production back home as China becomes more expensive

China becomes more expensive for packaging production
ASIA -
In recent years major multinational Fast Moving Consumer Goods manufacturers have focused on Asian alternatives to production in China, in particular the ‘China Plus One’ policies particularly in Vietnam and Indonesia. There is a third alternative which is gaining traction in the USA and UK. It’s called Reshoring - the opposite of Offshoring - bringing production back home. However, it’s not without its problems, as Stuart Hoggard discusses.

Asian consumers most likely to buy sustainable products than Westerners

Asian shopper check packaging label
GLOBAL –
55% of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact, according to a new study by Nielsen.

Creativity and reliability key for Japanese toy packaging printer

Ono Bijutsu Insatsujo installs manroland press
JAPAN -
Booming business and a need for creativity and reliability were two of the main factors behind Japanese toy packaging printer Ono Bijutsu Insatsujo’s recent purchase of a ROLAND 706 LV.

Creativity and reliability key for Japanese toy packaging printer

Ono Bijutsu Insatsujo installs manroland press
JAPAN -
Booming business and a need for creativity and reliability were two of the main factors behind Japanese toy packaging printer Ono Bijutsu Insatsujo’s recent purchase of a ROLAND 706 LV.

Evoking Japanese traditional styles for minimalist premium packaging design

Energi Kirin Cider
JAPAN –
Engaged to develop the brand identity and packaging for a premium range of ciders from Kirin, one design agency has created a design based on traditional Japanese calligraphy and watercolour art styles.

Unilever upgrades and contemporises LUX packaging design in Japan

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JAPAN –
While a timeless brand, Unilever’s personal care brand Lux was starting to feel like a ‘brand out of time’ and needed a new global identity that also worked to reposition the brand as a premium contemporary.

Barry Callebaut begins production in new bigger factory in Japan

barrycallebaut takasaki factory
JAPAN –
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has moved its Japan’s chocolate factory from Amagasaki to Takasaki, a newer and larger facility with an initial annual production capacity of 22,000 tonnes of chocolate and compound products.

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