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Demag Plastics Machinery expands production capacity in China

Demag Plastics Machinery expands production capacity in China

CHINA - Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has officially opened its new Demag Plastics Machinery facility in Ningbo/China.

BASF combines all pigments activities into new global business unit

BASF combines all pigments activities into new global business unit

GLOBAL - BASF intends to consolidate all of its pigments activities into a new global business unit (GBU) effective January 2016. Following that, BASF intends to carve out...

Xerium invests US$60m to refocus its Asian business in China

Xerium invests US$60m to refocus its Asian business in China

CHINA – Xerium Technologies Inc has completed the US$60 million restructuring of its Chinese business, which includes the construction and revamp of two plants, new headquarters shift, and...

Iggesund adds paperboard packaging services in Asia

Iggesund adds paperboard packaging services in Asia

TAIWAN – Swedish paper and paperboard material and packaging manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard is enhancing its distribution service in Asia to shorten lead times and thereby provide Asian customers...

Wal-Mart to expand wholesale store network in India

Wal-Mart to expand wholesale store network in India

INDIA – Wal-Mart plans to open its first new Best Price Modern Wholesale store in India since 2012, as part of a plan to expand from 20 stores...

Thai brewery looks to CLMV markets for export sales growth

Thai brewery looks to CLMV markets for export sales growth

THAILAND – Boon Rawd Brewery Co Ltd, which produces the popular beer brands Singha and Leo, is looking to accelerate its expansion plans in neighbouring markets, as per...

Connell Brothers expands in India with acquisition

Connell Brothers expands in India with acquisition

INDIA - Connell Brothers (CBC), a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company, is expanding in Asia-Pacific with the acquisition of the Personal & Health Care ingredients distribution business of Mascot...

Shiseido establishes joint venture in Indonesia

Shiseido establishes joint venture in Indonesia

INDONESIA – Shiseido Co Ltd has established a joint venture in Indonesia to strengthen its Professional business unit in Asia.

Leadership transition at Crown

Leadership transition at Crown

GLOBAL - Crown Holdings Inc has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Donahue as its new President and CEO effective 1 January 2016.

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

A. Schulman appoints its first R&D director for Asia Pacific

ASIA – A. Schulman Inc has appointed Tony Daponte as the plastic compounds and resins supplier’s first Research & Development Director Masterbatch for the Asia-Pacific region.

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

O-I names new president of Asia Pacific glass packaging business operations

ASIA - Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) has appointed Tim Connors as president of O-I Asia Pacific.

HP appoints new head for GSB operations in Asia

HP appoints new head for GSB operations in Asia

ASIA – HP has appointed Mike Boyle as its new head of HP GSB (Graphic Services Business) in Asia Pacific and Japan.

Essel Propack divests Indian flexible packaging unit to Amcor

Essel Propack divests Indian flexible packaging unit to Amcor

INDIA – Essel Propack Limited is selling off its adhesive lamination packaging unit to Amcor for US$26.4 million.

Mauser acquires stake in Chinese IBC joint venture

Mauser acquires stake in Chinese IBC joint venture

CHINA – German industrial packaging converter Mauser Group has acquired Time Technoplast Limited’s 50% shareholding of Guangzhou Fanshun Elan Plastech Co Ltd, the IBC joint venture of Fanshun...

Coveris enters Australasian packaging market with acquisition of Elldex

Coveris enters Australasian packaging market with acquisition of Elldex

NEW ZEALAND – US packaging and coatings company Coveris Holdings S.A has acquired Elldex Packaging Solutions, a New Zealand-based flexible packaging company.

Pact Group acquires Australian contract manufacturer and filler for US$61m

Pact Group acquires Australian contract manufacturer and filler for US$61m

AUSTRALIA – Pact Group Holdings Ltd has acquired one of its customers, Jalco Group, for US$61 million (A$80 million).

Sustainability Matters

Sustainable Applications

Technology agreement with Coca-Cola to further advance PlantBottle program

28 July, 2015 | Hits:42

Technology agreement with Coca-Cola to further advance PlantBottle program

US – Liquid Light, which develops and licenses process technology to make major chemicals from low-cost, globally-abundant carbon dioxide, has signed a technology development agreement with The Coca-Cola Company that targets further and faster development of the latter’s PlantBottle packaging program.

Environmental News

L’Oréal’s largest Asia Pacific cosmetics plant to reach carbon footprint neutrality in 2015

21 July, 2015 | Hits:108

L’Oréal’s largest Asia Pacific cosmetics plant to reach carbon footprint neutrality in 2015

CHINA – L’Oréal’s largest make-up production center in Asia-Pacific, the Yichang plant in western Chinese province of Hubei, is moving towards reaching carbon neutrality by the end of 2015.

Environmental Legislation

China adopts new forest certification regulation

17 July, 2015 | Hits:90

China adopts new forest certification regulation

CHINA - The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations, which set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in China.

Environmental Legislation

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

24 June, 2015 | Hits:717

India plans total ban on non-biodegradable plastic packaging

INDIA - The Indian government has introduced draft Plastic Waste management and handling legislation, that when implemented before the end of 2015, will ban all non-compostable or biodegradable plastic packaging.

Sustainable Applications

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

18 June, 2015 | Hits:211

New liquid laundry detergent is first to be packaged in 100% PCR PET

US – Overcoming packaging material compatibility issues, eco-friendly household, fabric, and personal care products brand owner Method Products has become the first company to introduce a liquid laundry bottle made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET resin.

Environmental News

APRIL announces a halt to Indonesian deforestation

09 June, 2015 | Hits:340

APRIL announces a halt to Indonesian deforestation

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

Packaging Design

Graphic & Structural Design

New closure gives coffee lovers greater freedom

22 July, 2015 | Hits:176

New closure gives coffee lovers greater freedom

US – An innovative new cap for Nestlé’s Coffee-mate 2GO is helping to satisfy the lifestyle expectations of “on-the-go” coffee drinkers in North America.

Material & Innovation

Serialized packaging for anti-counterfeiting and consumer engagement solutions

21 July, 2015 | Hits:202

Serialized packaging for anti-counterfeiting and consumer engagement solutions

AUSTRALIA – Flexible and rigid plastics packaging giant Amcor Limited has formed a global partnership with Kezzler AS, a Norwegian serialization business services provider, to offer customers a full service, advanced packaging serialization, backed by a cloud platform.

Graphic & Structural Design

New plastic can is easy to handle while offering twice the benefit

20 July, 2015 | Hits:214

New plastic can is easy to handle while offering twice the benefit

SWEDEN - Greiner Packaging and Husqvarna have joined forces implement the new Husqvarna Combi can design: an innovative oil/gasoline container that yields numerous benefits both in production as well as in use.

Graphic & Structural Design

Crown joins Barbasol in commemorating new Jurassic World Film with limited edition aerosol cans

08 July, 2015 | Hits:366

Crown joins Barbasol in commemorating new Jurassic World Film with limited edition aerosol cans

US - 22 years since the iconic Barbasol Shaving Cream can appeared in the original Jurassic Park film as a vessel for smuggling dinosaur embryos, Perio Inc – the parent company of Barbasol – has introduced two unique, limited-edition shaving cream cans to represent and support Steven Spielberg’s new Jurassic World film.

Packaging Technology

Package Printing

New UV flexo inks suitable for food labels and short run packaging applications

30 July, 2015 | Hits:72

New UV flexo inks suitable for food labels and short run packaging applications

SWEDEN – To meet new demands from industry, Flint Group has introduced a new range of UV flexo inks tailored for food labels and short run packaging applications.

Installations

Moving up to the next level with new packaging printing technology

20 July, 2015 | Hits:88

Moving up to the next level with new packaging printing technology

VIETNAM – Viet Hung Packaging Co Ltd, one of the largest packaging companies in north Vietnam, attributes the tremendous success it has enjoyed since it was established just a little over a decade ago in 2003 to two factors: its high quality standard and flexibility in meeting print buyers’ demands.

Package Converting

New robotic packaging portfolio for easy line automation

17 July, 2015 | Hits:95

New robotic packaging portfolio for easy line automation

GERMANY - To give food producers more versatility and performance, Bosch Packaging Technology has fully redesigned its Delta robotic packaging portfolio, basing it on an open frame platform that features the latest GD series Delta robot to offer modular and standardized robotic solutions with application-specific options.

Installations

Pragati Pack invests in flexo technology for pressure-sensitive label printing

08 July, 2015 | Hits:173

Pragati Pack invests in flexo technology for pressure-sensitive label printing

INDIA – Pragati Pack has invested in flexo printing technology for the printing of pressure-sensitive labels to increase its business profitability.