- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
CHINA – JSP is building a new expanded polypropylene plant in the Mainland to meet demand from customers in central and southwestern China.
JAPAN - Japan’s packaging industry and their brand owner customer – the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods manufacturer) – are being forced to dramatically change their formats, portion sizes and deploy new technologies such as light-weighting and downsizing their product…
NEW ZEALAND – Philippines snack food giant Universal Robina Corp (URC) has acquired NZ Snack Food Holdings Ltd (NZFHL), one of the largest snack food manufacturers in New Zealand, for US$519.6 million (NZ$700 million).
UK - In its search for a packaging material that could help its new perfume gift boxes stand out, UK fashion house Ghost chose a high quality metallic film that offers customers a distinctive ‘glitter’ texture that sparkles in the…
CHINA – Australian compostable resins and packaging products manufacturer Cardia Bioplastics has expanded the production capacity of its factory in Nanjing, China.
INDIA – Cosmo Films Limited has appointed Satish Subramanian as its global sales and marketing head to lead the company’s “global expansion drive”.
VIETNAM – Thai retail conglomerate Central Group’s electronics store business Power Buy has acquired a 49% stake in Nguyen Kim Trading JSC, one of the largest electronics retailers in Vietnam.
UK - Coding specialist Linx Printing Technologies has introduced a new ink to its range that offers excellent adhesion to polyethylene (PE) and most polypropylene (PP) applications, and which is suitable for non-contact food packaging in line with Swiss Ordinance…
JAPAN – German protective packaging converter Storopack has acquired EJ Co Ltd, a major manufacturer of loose fill packaging chips in Japan.
AUSTRALIA - Universal Forest Products Inc (UFPI) has acquired a majority interest in Integra Packaging Proprietary Ltd, a manufacturer and distributor of integrated packaging products based in Brisbane, Australia.
US - L’Oreal and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle.
JAPAN – In the last of our third-part series of packaging in Japan, Stuart Hoggard examines the key role women play in the way Japanese packaging is designed today.