- Expansion & Growth
- Branding & Retail
INDIA - West Pharmaceutical Services Inc has opened a manufacturing facility near Chennai, India, where the company will expand its growing primary packaging for injectable medicines business.
PHILIPPINES – Bontoc, a municipality and capital of Mountain Province in the northern part of the Philippines, has implemented a ban against the sale and usage of plastic bags as packaging for goods.
GLOBAL - Nestlé has created a blueprint for a new type of factory that can be built in half the time of a more traditional one for about 50%-60% of the cost.
UK – The identity and packaging for a new golden rum brand works well as it delicately balances between projecting a premium image, capturing the dark nature of the duppies, and maintaining the fun party spirit of the Caribbean rum…
GLOBAL - Sidel has created a new services business unit that will focus on delivering greater value to beverage producers globally.
CHINA – Swedish hygiene and forest products company SCA is transferring its hygiene business in China to Vinda International Holdings Limited to make use of the latter’s extensive distribution network to meet the needs of the Mainland’s large population.
JAPAN – SATO Holdings Corporation has appointed Nobuo Miyagi as Head of the Business Development Office, taking overall responsibility for driving the company’s M&A strategy from planning, identification of opportunities, evaluation, negotiation, due diligence, execution, to management of post-acquisition integration…
THAILAND – Food packaging and processing solutions specialist tna has further expanded its operations in Asia with the opening of a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of tna’s global expansion strategy.
MALAYSIA – SCGM Bhd is investing US$3.15 million (RM 10 million) in a new plastic cup manufacturing line to increase its production capacity by about 1.3 million units a day.
UK – Tesco plc is replacing CEO Philip Clarke with Dave Lewis, head of Unilever’s personal care business, effective 1 October 2014.
THAILAND – Cigarette packs in Thailand will have to be 85% covered with graphic health warnings by September 2014, in compliance with a new regulation issued by the Public Health Ministry.
INDIA - Manroland Sheetfed GmbH has established a subsidiary in India, with main office in New Delhi and local offices in Mumbai and Chennai.