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Halal and Vegan drive ethical label market with 5% annual growth by 2020

Halal and Vegan drive ethical label market with 5% annual growth by 2020
GLOBAL –
The global market for ethically labelled packaged foods, soft drinks and hot drinks (excluding private label) accounted for US$793.8 billion in 2015 and is set to reach US$872.7 billion by 2020.

Avery Dennison to acquire Mactac Europe

Mactac Europe
GLOBAL -
Avery Dennison has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the European business of Mactac from Platinum Equity, a California-based private equity firm, for the purchase price of EUR200 million including assumed debt.

Doug Weber named president & CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions

Weber Packaging Solutions
GLOBAL -
Doug Weber has been named president and CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions Inc, a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of pressure-sensitive labels, labelling systems, and ink jet coding systems.

Thailand Food Label Nutritional Symbol Regulations

Thailand Food Label Nutritional Symbol Regulations
THAILAND –
The Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has released the requirements for food label nutritional symbols in accordance with 2014 amendments to the Thai Food Act.

Lombari enters Chinese flexo market

Lombari Converting Machinery flexo line
CHINA –
Lombari Converting Machinery is entering the Chinese flexographic market with the signing of a distribution agreement with domestic company Zhejiang Zhongte Machinery Technology Co Ltd (Zonten).

CCL acquires Singapore labels company for US$39m

Zephyr Company Pte Ltd
SINGAPORE  -
CCL Industries has acquired Zephyr Company Pte Ltd, a privately owned company headquartered in Singapore with two subsidiaries in Malaysia.

New president and CEO for Avery Dennison

New president and CEO for Avery Dennison
GLOBAL –
Avery Dennison has elected President and Chief Operating Officer Mitchell R. Butier as president and chief executive officer, effective 1 May 2016.

Avery Dennison opens apparel packaging and labelling plant in Vietnam

Avery Dennison opens apparel packaging and labelling plant in Vietnam
VIETNAM –
Avery Dennison has opened a manufacturing facility in Vietnam which will serve the increasing demands from the many global garment and textile brands that are now operating in the country with apparel labelling and branding solutions.

Toyochem acquires rights to pressure sensitive adhesive technology from Dow

Toyochem acquires rights to pressure sensitive adhesive technology from Dow
JAPAN -
Toyochem Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co Ltd, has acquired the exclusive rights to a limited number of one-component, solvent-based acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology from Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

Mark Andy increases emphasis on Asia Pacific with creation of new role

Mark Andy increases emphasis on Asia Pacific
THAILAND -
Mark Andy Inc has created the new position of Director of Asia-Pacific Sales to support the company’s customers and increase coverage with the goal of growing market share for Mark Andy and Rotoflex.

Linx extends sales and service network in India

Linx extends sales and service network in India
INDIA -
Global coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has strengthened its presence in the Indian market with the appointment of a number of new distributors to meet increasing demand throughout the region for high quality coding solutions.

UPM Raflatac opens self-adhesive label slitting and distribution terminal in China

UPM Raflatac opens self-adhesive label slitting and distribution terminal in China
CHINA -
UPM Raflatac has opened a new self-adhesive label stock slitting and distribution terminal in Chengdu, China, which will supply both film and paper label materials to customers in the Southwest China region.

Flint Group acquires Xeikon

Flint Group acquires Xeikon
GLOBAL –
Flint Group has acquired Xeikon, and will integrate the Dutch digital printing solutions company into its organisation with the creation of a newly created division to be called Flint Group Digital Printing Solutions.

Xeikon Fusion technology for fully automated digital labels and packaging production

Xeikon
NETHERLANDS –
Xeikon has introduced its Fusion Technology, a new concept that the company claims brings closer to reality the promise of fully automated, unattended label and packaging production from customer order to delivery.

Fast exposure and constant quality printing plates for higher printing efficiency

nyloflex NExT Exposure FV from Flint Group
SOUTH KOREA –
One of the largest corrugated packaging manufacturers in South Korea, Kyoung Wha, is expanding its business and diversifying into the flexible packaging and labelling sectors.

Xeikon appoints new dealer for Indonesian printing market

Xeikon appoints new dealer for Indonesian printing market
INDONESIA –
Xeikon has expanded its network in the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of PT Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions as its dealer in the Indonesian printing market.

Multi-Color Corp enters ASEAN with Malaysian labels company acquisition

Multi-Color Corp enters ASEAN with Malaysian labels company acquisition
MALAYSIA -
Multi-Color Corporation (MCC) has acquired a 90.87% controlling interest in the Malaysia-listed Super Enterprise Holdings Berhad (Super Label).

Loparex takes over Indian joint venture

Loparex takes over Indian joint venture
INDIA –
Loparex Group has acquired 100% ownership of its Indian joint venture company, Kaygee Loparex India Pte Ltd, the largest release liner manufacturer in the country.

Nissha Printing takes over AR Metallizing for EUR120m

AR Metallizing
JAPAN/US -
Nissha Printing Co Ltd has acquired AR Metallizing from the British investment company HIG Capital for EUR 120 million.

Nissha Printing takes over AR Metallizing for EUR120m

AR Metallizing
JAPAN/US -
Nissha Printing Co Ltd has acquired AR Metallizing from the British investment company HIG Capital for EUR 120 million.