- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
EUROPE – In response to brand owners and OEMs’ serious concerns about the sudden plastic material shortage and price spike caused by the high number of force majeure situations declared in recent months by polymer suppliers, European plastic converters are…
CHINA - Zhafir Plastics Machinery Ltd, a subsidiary of Chinese press maker Haitian International Holdings, has opened a new plant in Chunxiao, a suburb of Ningbo in China.
INDONESIA – Shiseido Co Ltd has established a joint venture in Indonesia to strengthen its Professional business unit in Asia.
US - In an effort to meet the needs of consumers and generate excitement for its Pearl Vodka brand, Luxco Inc is upscaling and refreshing its packaging and adding three new flavors. To assist with the packaging aspect of the…
AUSTRALIA – Pact Group Holdings Ltd has acquired one of its customers, Jalco Group, for US$61 million (A$80 million).
INDONESIA – In response to the growth of middle-class consumption in Indonesia, domestic retailer PT Matahari Putra Prima has opened the first outlet of its new upmarket grocery retail store format, Foodmart Primo.
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.
SE ASIA - In our exclusive interview with David Martin - Avery Dennison’s Vice President, General Manage, Materials Group ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, Martin analyses the current state of the labels and packaging markets in Southeast Asia, the demand…
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND - Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has signed an agreement with Colgate-Palmolive Company to acquire its entire range of laundry detergents and pre-wash brands in Australia and New Zealand.
ASIA - Owens-Illinois Inc (O-I) has appointed Tim Connors as president of O-I Asia Pacific.
JAPAN – Global hair care brand Dove has re-launched in Japan with new packaging that repositions the brand at a more premium level with a warmer and more feminine aesthetic.
CHINA - PolyOne Corporation has officially opened its new Asia Innovation Center in Shanghai, China, which enables collaborative innovation, accelerates application development and increases speed-to-market for customers in the Asia Pacific region.