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International Paper sells off Asian corrugated packaging business for US$150m

International Paper sells off Asian corrugated packaging business for US$150m
CHINA/SE ASIA –
International Paper has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its corrugated packaging business in China and Southeast Asia to Xiamen Bridge Hexing Equity Investment Partnership Enterprise.

Indian packaging converter gains new investment funds for growth

Indian packaging converter gains new investment funds for growth
INDIA –
Disposable paper cup and packaging material manufacturer Bollant Industries Ltd has received funding that will help the Indian company in its ambitious expansion plans, including the current construction of its largest plant in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

View from the Top - industry leaders share their perspectives on Packaging in Asia

View from the Top
ASIA -
With the Lunar New Year almost over, the packaging industry in Asia is gearing up for the year ahead.

Bobst takes over HK die cutting and creasing machine manufacturer

Shanghai Eternal Machinery Co Ltd
HONG KONG –
Bobst Group is taking over Gordon Ltd, the Hong Kong based holding company of Shanghai Eternal Machinery Co Ltd.

International Paper exits coated board joint venture in China

International Paper
CHINA -
International Paper is exiting its coated board joint venture in China, selling its 55% stake to partner Shandong Sun Holding Group Co Ltd for US$23 million (RMB 149 million) cash, and will focus on growing its corrugated box business in China and Southeast Asia instead.

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.

Chinese packaging converter opts for flexo

KBA's EVO XD flexo web press
CHINA -
Shanghai Zidan Food Packaging & Printing has invested in quality press capabilities with its purchase of a flexo web press from KBA-Flexotecnica, which says this order reaffirms the “considerable growth potential” for flexo printing in China.

APRIL announces a halt to Indonesian deforestation

APRIL forests
INDONESIA –
APRIL (Asia Pacific Resources International) says it will no longer develop forested land or forested peatland, putting a stop to deforestation.

Bobst expands into labels with acquisition of majority stake in Gidue

Gidue label press
ITALY -
Bobst Group has signed an agreement to acquire 65% of Nuova Gidue Srl, with the option to purchase the remaining shares.

Japanese-German partnership seeks automation market in Indonesian corrugated sector

Mosca and Fuji Yusoki seek automation market in Indonesian corrugated sector
INDONESIA –
Mosca GmbH and Fuji Yusoki Kogyo Ltd have partnered in their efforts to grow market demand for fully automated processes in Indonesia.

Japanese-German partnership seeks automation market in Indonesian corrugated sector

Mosca and Fuji Yusoki seek automation market in Indonesian corrugated sector
INDONESIA –
Mosca GmbH and Fuji Yusoki Kogyo Ltd have partnered in their efforts to grow market demand for fully automated processes in Indonesia.

HP and KBA partner to develop corrugated inkjet press

HP and KBA are jointly developing the HP T1100 Color Inkjet Web Press.
GERMANY/USA –
HP and KBA are jointly developing a new inkjet press for pre-printing of corrugated top liner that will enable corrugators to combine many individual jobs together on a roll or across rolls for short, mid or long runs; unlike traditional analog pre-print, every box can be different.

Rengo opens new corrugated box plant in Vietnam

Rengo opens new corrugated box plant in Vietnam
VIETNAM –
Rengo Co Ltd has opened a new corrugated box plant in Dong Nai province, Vietnam.

Rengo opens new corrugated box plant in Vietnam

Rengo opens new corrugated box plant in Vietnam
VIETNAM –
Rengo Co Ltd has opened a new corrugated box plant in Dong Nai province, Vietnam.

Rengo completes containerboard machine construction at Fukushima

Rengo completes Fukushima containerboard machine construction
JAPAN –
Rengo Co Ltd has completed construction work to renew a containerboard (linerboard) machine at the site of its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper Mfg Co Ltd in Fukushima Prefecture.

Rengo completes containerboard machine construction at Fukushima

Rengo completes Fukushima containerboard machine construction
JAPAN –
Rengo Co Ltd has completed construction work to renew a containerboard (linerboard) machine at the site of its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper Mfg Co Ltd in Fukushima Prefecture.

Premier Paper Packaging expands packaging and printing facilities in India

PPP invests in lamination machine
INDIA –
Package printing company Premier Paper Packaging (PP) is expanding its production with plans to construct a corrugated plant.

Asia Pacific dominates paper packaging market

Asia Pacific dominates paper packaging market
GLOBAL –
The global paper packaging market is estimated to reach US$344.43 billion by 2019, a significant jump from US$254.8 billion in 2012.

Troika Systems appoints FIG as its agent for India

Troika Systems and its AniCAM
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.

MeadWestvaco and RockTenn in consumer and corrugated packaging merger

MeadWestvaco and RockTenn merger
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.