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PHILIPPINES - The Philippines can provide 50,000 family food packs a day at short notice next time it is struck by a natural disaster, thanks to a new packaging system devised by the government and a United Nations agency.Read more
INDIA – DuPont is looking to target the Indian meat export market with increased promotion of its packaging solutions.
VIETNAM – While consumers in other markets are being more health-conscious and cutting their intake of carbonated soft drinks (CSD), in Vietnam, soft drinks consumption looks set to break the 1 billion litres barrier in 2015.
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.
SOUTHEAST ASIA – BASF has expanded its license agreement to produce 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feed (renewable BDO) using Genomatica’s patented process from North America to Southeast Asia.
INDIA - Hot runners and process control systems provider Mold-Masters has completed the expansion of its Coimbatore manufacturing facility to better serve the rapidly growing market demands in India.
ASIA – Brand company SGK, a division of Matthews International, has rebranded the Matthews Brand Solutions flexographic business in Europe, Asia and the Americas as Schawk.
MALAYSIA – BP Plastics Holdings Bhd (BPP) has invested US$3.05 million (RM13.5 million) to increase its stretch film production capacity to boost export sales amidst slower domestic demand due to the weakening ringgit and introduction of the GST.
INDIA – Sealed Air Corporation is exploring opportunities to manufacture its packaging products in India, even as it aims to double revenue derived from the country in three years.
AUSTRALIA - The proportion of Australian adults drinking wine has been in decline for some years, including that of the wine cask, also known as the bag-in-box packaging solution for wine.
INDIA - While India’s domestic plastic packaging ban gets caught in the twilight zone of circular courtroom discussions, the Ministry of Environment has pushed through an import ban on PET bottles, plastic scrap and a range of waste items, including…
SOUTH KOREA – In a bid to recover from sharply declining sales back home, British retailer Tesco is selling off its South Korean unit Homeplus to MBK Partners for £4.2 billion.
VIETNAM – US temperature-controlled packaging solutions provider Pelican BioThermal has entered the Vietnamese market with its new partnership with Zuellig Pharma.