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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.

TOKYO PACK 2014: Connecting the Japanese Packaging Industry with the World

TOKYO PACK 2014
JAPAN -
The 25th edition of the biennial TOKYO PACK, Asia’s largest packaging show (7th – 10th October, Tokyo Big Sight), saw visitor numbers hit 178,698, significantly higher than the 175,870 that visited in the last show edition in 2012.

Delta Flute giving new meaning to 'less is more' in corrugated cartons

Rengo's Delta flute
JAPAN –
Working with the company philosophy of ‘Less is More – Less Weight, Less Carbon’ Japanese packaging producer Rengo Co Ltd demonstrated the versatility of its recently developed Delta Flute corrugated board at Tokyo Pack 2014, using it for a range of product packaging applications that would conventionally be packed in heavier cartons.

My Bottle Drink drop at Tokyo Pack 2014

My Bottle Drink drop
JAPAN –
One of the packaging solutions showcased by Dai Nippon Printing Co Ltd at the recent Tokyo Pack 2014, was the plastic capsule used for My Bottle Drink drop – a new beverage concept jointly developed by Thermos KK and Suntory Beverage & Food Limited.

Japanese converter ups the volume of plastic food trays

Chokoku Plast ups the volume of plastic food trays
JAPAN –
On display for the first time at Tokyo Pack 2014 was the Volume Up Tray from Chokoku Plast Corporation, which enhances product presentation of ready-to-cook meals and ready meals on retail shelves, while maintaining product safety features.

Quirky yet stylish Japanese packaging design nails it

Quirky yet stylish Japanese packaging design nails it
JAPAN –
An eye-catching packaging design concept used for both the mass consumer and higher-end gift packages of a major Japanese nail care brand was one of the highlights at the Package Design Pavilion of Tokyo Pack 2014.

Rengo puts award winning strawberry trays on display

rengo strawberry transport corrugatedpack a
JAPAN –
On display for the first time at Tokyo Pack 2014, Rengo Co Ltd has developed an award winning transport and display tray for strawberries in conjunction with Ja Zen-Noh Tochigi.

TOKYO PACK 2014 helps businesses and consumers create a sustainable society

TokyoPack 2014
TOKYO –
Asia’s premier packaging exhibition TOKYO PACK 2014 opened on Tuesday, 7 October, with 680 companies in the 51,380m2 exhibition space showcasing cutting-edge Japanese packaging solutions and technologies designed and developed to meet today’s consumer needs and demands.

TOKYO PACK 2014 opens in less than a month

Tokyo Pack 2012
JAPAN –
Asia’s premier packaging exhibition TOKYO PACK 2014 is set to open in less than a month, and will feature some of the most innovative packaging solutions to meet today’s demanding consumer needs. Special services will also be available at the show to assist foreign visitors.

Japan Packaging Industry hits US$60bn in 2013

Japan Packaging Industry hits US$60bn in 2013
JAPAN –
The Japanese packaging industry grew to US$59.4 billion in the financial year of 2013, with paper packaging products and pouch forming and filling machinery making up the majority of the packaging materials and equipment sector respectively.

TOKYO PACK 2014 grows exhibitor numbers; at full capacity

TokyoPack2012 crowd
JAPAN –
Every square metre of the 51,380 m2 exhibition space has been fully booked for Asia’s largest packaging exhibition: TOKYO PACK 2014.

Tokyo Pack appoints Strategic Markets Consultant to increase international presence

TokyoPack and EP Resources
JAPAN -
The Tokyo Pack Secretariat has appointed EP Resources Pte Ltd (Singapore) as its Strategic Markets Consultant to provide market information, research analysis and communications support for Tokyo Pack 2014 (TP2014) to international exhibitors and overseas visitors.

Insight Packaging Japan 2014

6 October 2014
A Pre Tokyo Pack Exhibition full-day programme in two parts:

 
  • MORNING Orientation seminar delivered by Japanese packaging industry experts, followed by a traditional Japanese bento lunch
  • AFTERNOON: Guided tour of Japan's key retail formats: Hypermarket, supermarket & Department store

Insight Packaging Japan Tour lifts the lid on Japanese packaging

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TOKYO - To provide a unique insight into Japan's US$77 billion packaging industry, the TOKYO PACK 2014 management is offering a one-day orientation program designed to help foreign visitors gain the maximum benefit from their visit to TOKYO PACK.

Japan Packaging Industry – resilient and strong

Japanese packaging
JAPAN -
Between September 2013 and March 2014 alone, the Japanese packaging industry invested heavily in production capacity expansion to meet both domestic and overseas demand.

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.

Tokyo Pack 2014 – Asia’s Premier Packaging Exhibition to showcase advanced packaging materials and processes

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JAPAN -
Dates have been finalized for the largest packaging show in Asia, TOKYO PACK 2014, which will take place on 7-10 October 2014 at the capital city’s international exhibition centre Tokyo Big Sight.

Oxygen and moisture absorption packaging for maximum product protection

kyodoprinting oxycatch a
JAPAN –
Kyodo Printing has eliminated problems associated with using desiccants with its development of OxyCatch and MoistCatch packaging film solutions - oxygen and moisture absorbers that ensure quality product protection.

New paper cup for hot-fill alcoholic beverages

toppan ecoflatcup a
JAPAN –
Toppan Printing Co Ltd has developed a new grade for its paper-based high barrier Eco Flat Cup which can be used for alcoholic beverages that require high temperature filling.

Ready, willing and able for retail reappraisal

rengo lightweight rrp solution
JAPAN -
Whether it’s made out of cartonboard or corrugated, retail-ready packaging designed to dovetail the contrasting requirements of transit and in-store display and distribution is undergoing something of a re-assessment.