- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
GERMANY - A novel non-aerosol dispensing technology that eliminates all risks associated with aerosol spray cans by no longer requiring the use of compressed gas, is offering itself as a greener, safer alternative to aerosols.Read more
CHINA – Taiwanese cosmetic and personal care packaging converter Derkwei has broken ground for a new plant in Haimen, Jiangsu province in China.
PHILIPPINES – UPM Raflatac has officially launched its range of FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody certified label stock products in the Philippines, where industry is paying more attention to environmental issues in the packaging supply chain.
US – Domestic RTD functional nutrition beverage brand owner Lotus Botanical Elixirs is using tactile printed metal cans to highlight the premium quality of its products.
THAILAND – CP All, the operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, recently partnered with authorities in eastern Thailand to reduce plastic bag usage.
SINGAPORE – Fraser & Neave Limited (F&N) is looking to grow in Vietnam, Myanmer and Indonesia by leveraging both ThaiBev and its distribution and bottling systems in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
US – The new MiBatch anti-counterfeiting resin technology provides a unique fingerprint for plastics packaging.
ASIA – Overcapacity in the Asian flat-rolled aluminium market may last for several more years and hurt prices, forcing producers to sell more material further afield, according to Novelis CEO Phil Martens.
INDOCHINA – Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceutical is expanding to the Indochina markets of Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
FRANCE – Brandimage has created a precious range of stunning decanters with exquisitely crafted secondary packaging for The Macallan 1824 Masters Series honouring The Macallan single malt whisky.
VIETNAM – Peiyu Plastics Corp has plans to upgrade its packaging plant in Vietnam to expand in the domestic market, as well as to use the facility as a base to get around Taiwan’s relative political isolation in world trade…
SINGAPORE – The Singapore government intends to invest S$1.5 billion over the next five years into making the country one with a zero-waste culture.
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.