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New general manager for KBA Asia Pacific

New general manager for KBA Asia Pacific
SINGAPORE –
KBA has appointed Andreas Friedrich as the new general manager of KBA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

New president for Crown Asia Pacific

New president for Crown Asia Pacific
SINGAPORE -
Crown Holdings Inc has announced the appointment of Robert H. Bourque Jr. to President of CROWN Asia Pacific effective 1 May 1 2016.

Angus opens new Customer Application Center in Singapore

Angus opens new Customer Application Center in Singapore
SINGAPORE -
Angus Chemical Company, a major US manufacturer and marketer of nitroalkanes and their derivatives, has opened a new Customer Application Centers in Singapore.

Crown appoints new president of its Asia Pacific division

Crown appoints new president of its Asia Pacific division
SINGAPORE -
Crown Holdings Inc has appointed Robert H. Bourque Jr as President of its Asia Pacific Division effective 1 May 2016. 

Singapore bans retail display of tobacco products

Singapore bans retail display of tobacco products
SINGAPORE –
Retail outlets in Singapore will be banned from displaying tobacco products from 2017 onwards, after changes to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisement and Sale) Bill was passed in Parliament in mid-March 2016.

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.

Bericap shifts manufacturing from Singapore to Malaysia

Bericap's Johor plant
MALAYSIA –
Bericap has closed its packaging closures plant in Singapore and moved production to a new facility in Johor, Malaysia.

Japan’s Morinaga Milk establishes subsidiary in Singapore

Morinaga Milk establishes subsidiary in Singapore
SINGAPORE –
Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry Co Ltd has set up a subsidiary in Singapore to strengthen its ingredient sales operation in the fast-growing Asia Pacific market and accelerate its globalisation strategy.

Leadership change at Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

Amcor
SINGAPORE -
Amcor has announced the appointment of Roelof Westerbeek as president of its Flexibles Asia Pacific business.

Singapore calls for audit on household food and packaging waste

Singapore calls for audit on household food and packaging waste
SINGAPORE –
The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore has called a tender to conduct a waste audit for households, to help establish the potential for further reduction of food and packing waste in the Southeast Asian island-state.

DuPont to set up ASEAN business and R&D headquarters in Singapore

DuPont to set up ASEAN business and R&D headquarters in Singapore
SINGAPORE -
DuPont intends to establish a new innovation and business headquarters in Singapore, that will focus on delivering new innovations tailored to meet the unique needs of the ASEAN marketplace.

Singapore retailers withdraw APP products in haze fallout

Singapore retailers withdraw APP products in haze fallout
SINGAPORE –
Three local retailers have withdrawn paper products originally from Indonesia from its shelves, as the hazy conditions that have affected Singapore over the past weeks look set to continue into November.

Singapore govt takes action against Indonesian companies in haze fallout

Haze clouds Singapore skyline
SINGAPORE –
The Singapore government is taking action against Indonesian companies in response to the hazy conditions that have polluted the country since the beginning of September; the haze is the result of forest fires resulting from illegal slash-and-burn practices, principally in the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan.

Largest 3D printing facility in Southeast Asia opens in Singapore

Largest 3D printing facility in Southeast Asia opens in Singapore
SINGAPORE –
Ultra Clean Technology (UCT) has opened what the Nasdaq-listed company claims is the largest and most comprehensive commercial 3D printing facility in Southeast Asia

Coca-Cola closes Singapore bottling plant; to source from Malaysia instead

Coca-Cola closes Singapore bottling plant
SINGAPORE –
Coca-Cola Singapore Beverages (CCSB) is closing down its bottling plant in the country and reorganizing its Singapore operations to focus on high-value services such as new technologies, innovation and research.

Singapore initiates industry collaboration for smart packaging development

Singapore initiates industry collaboration for smart packaging development
SINGAPORE –
Government research agency A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) has launched a new project focusing on printed electronics for smart packaging, which will see industry players working together to develop capabilities in design, prototyping and manufacturing of smart packaging with printed electronics and to establish a strong supply chain for printed electronics smart packaging in Singapore.

Growth in non-alcoholic beers in Indonesia

Guinness Zero
INDONESIA –
As an example of how brand owners are successfully adapting to Asian consumer market demand trends and legislation, Guinness’s response to government legislation in Indonesia curbing excessive drinking, a 0% ABV version of its Guinness stout, has been yielding favourable results.

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore
SINGAPORE –
Japanese cosmetics and skincare giant Shiseido has set up its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore to enhance marketing in the region.

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

Shiseido establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore
SINGAPORE –
Japanese cosmetics and skincare giant Shiseido has set up its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore to enhance marketing in the region.

Efacec grows market presence in Southeast Asia

Efacec grows market presence in Southeast Asia
SOUTHEAST ASIA –
Efacec recently sealed three exclusive partnerships that will expand the company’s presence within Southeast Asia.